The Indianapolis Colts today waived wide receiver Justin Berger, safety Alden Darby, guard Eric Herman, defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin, tight end Mike Miller, running back Chase Price, cornerback Winston Rose, defensive end Delvon Simmons, wide receiver Josh Stangby and inside linebacker Junior Sylvestre.
Berger, 6-2, 198 pounds, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on August 22, 2016. Collegiately, he played in 27 games at Wyoming and finished with seven receptions for 90 yards and one touchdown and one carry for eight yards and one touchdown. Prior to Wyoming, Berger spent time at Diablo Valley (Calif.) Community College.
Darby, 5-10, 194 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as a free agent on August 17, 2016. He spent most of the 2015 season on the New Orleans Saints practice squad. Collegiately, Darby played in 50 games (28 starts) at Arizona State and totaled 217 tackles (155 solo), 8.5 tackles for loss, 26 passes defensed, 10 interceptions, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
Herman, 6-4, 320 pounds, signed with the Colts as a free agent on August 21, 2016. He spent time on the Baltimore Ravens practice squad in 2015. Herman was on the New York Giants active roster and practice squad in 2013 and 2014, but did not see any game action. He was originally selected by the Giants in the seventh round (225th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft after starting 50 games at Ohio University.
Lumpkin, 6-3, 300 pounds, signed a reserve/future contract with Indianapolis on January 19, 2016. He has competed in seven career games between the Arizona Cardinals (2011-12) and the Oakland Raiders (2013-14). Lumpkin has totaled 10 career tackles (seven solo) and 1.0 sack.
Miller, 6-6, 255 pounds, signed with the Colts as a free agent on August 21, 2016 after being waived by the team on July 29, 2016. He originally signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2016. Miller played in 27 games (20 starts) at Taylor University and finished his career with 80 receptions for 959 yards and seven touchdowns after transferring following two seasons at Santa Monica College in California.
Price, 5-8, 200 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on August 11, 2016. Collegiately, he played in 50 games at San Diego State and totaled 377 carries for 1,896 yards and 12 touchdowns and 34 receptions for 247 yards and one touchdown.
Rose, 6-0, 180 pounds, signed with the Colts as a free agent on May 18, 2016. Collegiately, he played in 25 games (14 starts) at New Mexico State and finished with 105 tackles (79 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 13 passes defensed, five interceptions and one fumble recovery. Prior to New Mexico State, Rose played two seasons (2011-12) at Los Angeles Valley College.
Simmons, 6-5, 295 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016. He played in 27 games (24 starts) at Southern California, notching 101 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, three passes defensed, two blocked field goals, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Prior to USC, Simmons spent time at Texas Tech and played in 23 games (13 starts) and tallied 40 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and two passes defensed.
Stangby, 5-10, 185 pounds, signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on January 5, 2016. He spent the final two weeks of the 2015 regular season on Indianapolis’ practice squad. Stangby previously spent time with the Portland Thunder of the Arena Football League in 2015. Collegiately, he played two seasons at Ottawa University (Kansas), where he totaled 84 receptions for 1,465 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Sylvestre, 6-0, 242 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2015. He spent the entire 2015 season on the Colts Injured Reserve list. Collegiately, Sylvestre played at Toledo and finished his career with 286 tackles, 7.5 sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and eight passes defensed.
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