NFL notebook: Colts work out
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[August 03, 2019]
The Indianapolis Colts worked out wide receiver Brandon
Marshall and running back Mike Gillislee on Friday, according to
Marshall, 35, is a six-time Pro Bowl selection who played seven
games with the Seattle Seahawks in 2018. He was signed by the New
Orleans Saints in December but was released without playing in a
Gillislee played four games for the Saints last season and averaged
just 2.7 yards per carry, gaining 43 yards on 16 carries. New
Orleans signed him after he was cut by the New England Patriots in
Second-round pick Parris Campbell has been slowed by a hamstring
injury in Colts camp, while running back Spencer Ware will miss at
least the first six regular-season games after being placed on the
reserve/physically unable to perform list.
--Wide receiver Cameron Meredith signed with the Patriots.
Meredith, 26, who has played 31 games over three seasons, was
released by the Saints on Monday. He will not practice right away,
as the Patriots placed him on the active/PUP list.
He signed a two-year, $9.5 million offer sheet with the Saints as a
restricted free agent of the Chicago Bears in 2018.
--Just three days after being diagnosed with a bruised quadricep,
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill was back on the
Hill left practice Tuesday after colliding with a teammate and
suffering a quad contusion, but he was back on the field and in pads
Friday. The report did not address how much he would participate.
--Free agent cornerback Morris Claiborne remains unsigned, and a
looming four-game suspension could be the reason why.
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New England Patriots
running back Mike Gillislee (35) warms up before the start of the
game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory
Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
According to reports, Claiborne is appealing a suspension for
violations of the substance abuse policy.
Claiborne, 29, is still expected to find work this season.
--The Philadelphia Eagles signed former Tennessee Titans safety
Johnathan Cyprien to a one-year contract.
The 29-year-old Cyprien missed the entire 2018 season with a torn
ACL, but the signing signals that he's at or near full health.
Over the 2017 season, Cyprien had 57 tackles in 10 games for the
Titans. He missed six games with a hamstring injury.
--Field Level Media
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