The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent cornerback Charles James.
James, 5-9, 185 pounds, was waived by the Houston Texans on December 5. He has seen action in 33 career NFL games (one start) and totaled 26 tackles (17 solo), two passes defensed and 15 special teams stops in his time with Houston (2014-16) and the New York Giants (2013).
James played in 12 games for the Texans this season and tallied 12 tackles (10 solo), one pass defensed and six special teams stops. In 2015, he appeared in nine games (one start) and collected 14 tackles (seven solo), one pass defensed and five special teams stops. James spent the first five weeks of the 2015 season on the Baltimore Ravens practice squad before being released on October 17, 2015 and claimed by the Texans off waivers two days later. He spent most of the 2014 season on Houston’s practice squad. In 2013, James spent time on the Giants active roster and practice squad. He participated in 12 games and made four special teams stops. James was originally signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2013 out of Charleston Southern.
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