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Posted by coltsindianapolis on September 5, 2016 – 7:55 am

The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent cornerback Darryl Morris and waived cornerback Frankie Williams. 

Morris, 5-10, 188 pounds, has played in 36 career NFL games (one start) and totaled 39 tackles (31 solo), one interception, six passes defensed and 13 special teams stops in his time with the Houston Texans (2014-15) and San Francisco 49ers (2013). He has seen action in four postseason contests and recorded one solo tackle and one fumble recovery. Morris most recently participated in the New York Jets offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 3.


In 2015, Morris appeared in 12 games and registered eight tackles (six solo) and seven special teams stops. He also saw action in one postseason contest. Morris played in 11 games (one start) in 2014 and finished with 30 tackles (25 solo), one interception, six passes defensed and one special teams stop. As a rookie in 2013, he appeared in 13 games and compiled one tackle and five special teams stops. Morris played in three postseason contests and made one solo tackle and recovered one fumble. He was originally signed by the 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2013 after his collegiate career at Texas State.


Williams, 5-9, 190 pounds, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2016. He played in 48 games (38 starts) at Purdue and totaled 227 tackles (163 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, 36 passes defensed, 10 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and one blocked kick. Williams also contributed on special teams with 32 punt returns for 334 yards and 22 kickoff returns for 505 yards.


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