The Indianapolis Colts waited out a wild security market and at last landed a smartly-diagnosed face on Wednesday.
Indy re-signed security Clayton Geathers, the membership presented. Phrases of the deal were now not disclosed.
Drafted by Indy within the fourth round of the 2015 draft, Geathers will return as the Colts’ starting actual security all thru from Malik Hooker, a feature he embraced smartly in 2018 when he began a occupation-high 12 video games and recorded 89 total tackles.
The No. 63 free agent accessible in step with NFL.com, Geathers bought his deal after the frenzy on free-agent safeties died down.
The likes of Earl Thomas, Landon Collins and Tyrann Mathieu signed for around $14 million per yr contained within the critical three days of the negotiating window. Lamarcus Joyner and Adrian Amos earned around $10 million per yr. Eric Weddle and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will originate around $6 million and $3.5 million in 2019, respectively.
Indy’s patient maintaining of Geathers is emblematic of its methodology to free company. The Colts entered the signing interval with bigger than $100 million in cap dwelling, but beget used it cautiously, as standard manager Chris Ballard promised they would, breaking the bank for absolute best one non-Colts player: Devin Funchess (one-yr, $13M deal). Indy also re-signed defenders Pierre Desir and Margus Hunt.
In assorted Colts free company news, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reports Indy me with operating merit Jay Ajayi on Wednesday. No contract is imminent, per Rapoport, but the two facets will continue to talk animated forward.
The Colts are expected to be main gamers all thru the aftershocks of free company, finally the hyped-up names had been overpaid. Demand more of those low-key signings for Ballard and Co.