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Colts Sign OL Kalis, Person; Place Bond On IR

Posted Oct 3, 2017

Intro: The Indianapolis Colts on Monday announced they have signed guard Kyle Kalis and center Mike Person, placed center Deyshawn Bond on Injured Reserve and released linebacker Sean Spence.

The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent center Mike Person. The team also signed guard Kyle Kalis to the 53-man roster off the Washington Redskins’ practice squad, released inside linebacker Sean Spence and placed center Deyshawn Bond on the Injured Reserve List.

The Colts signed tight end Evan Baylis to the practice squad and placed tight end Marcus Lucas on the Practice Squad Injured List.

Person, 6-4, 300 pounds, has played in 31 career games (14 starts) in his time with the Kansas City Chiefs (2016), Atlanta Falcons (2015-16), St. Louis Rams (2014), Seattle Seahawks (2012-13), Colts (2012) and San Francisco 49ers (2011). He was originally selected by the 49ers in the seventh round (239th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Montana State.

In 2016, Person spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons but did not see game action. He started all 14 games he played in with the Falcons in 2015. Person saw action in all 16 games with the Rams in 2014. He appeared in one game in 2013 with the Seahawks. Person spent time on Seattle’s active roster and practice squad in 2012. As a rookie in 2011, he spent time on the 49ers’ active roster but did not see game action.

Kalis, 6-4, 302 pounds, has spent the entire season on the Redskins’ practice squad. He participated in Washington’s 2017 offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 2. Kalis originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2017.

Collegiately, Kalis started 43-of-50 career games at Michigan. In 2016, he earned Second Team AFCA All-America honors and Second Team All-Big Ten recognition after starting all 13 games at right guard for the Wolverines. Kalis started all 13 games at right guard in 2015 and garnered Third Team All-Big Ten (media) accolades and Honorable Mention All-Big Ten recognition (coaches). He appeared in 12 games in 2014 and registered seven starts. In 2013, Kalis saw action in 12 games along the offensive line and started nine contests at right guard. He redshirted and did not see game action as a true freshman in 2012.

Spence, 5-11, 231 pounds, appeared in three games for the Colts this season and registered one special teams tackle. He has played in 49 career games (19 starts) and totaled 163 tackles (97 solo), 5.0 sacks, three passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 14 special teams stops in his time with the Colts (2017), Tennessee Titans (2016) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2012-15).

Bond, 6-1, 299 pounds, started all four games at center for the Colts this season. The Indianapolis native was one of only two undrafted rookie free agents to start in Week 1. Bond originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2017. He started 47-of-48 career games at Cincinnati.

Baylis, 6-6, 250 pounds, played in one game (Week 2) this season with the Houston Texans. He also spent time on the Texans’ practice squad this season. Baylis participated in Houston’s 2017 offseason program and training camp before being waived during final cuts on September 2. He originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017.

Collegiately, Baylis played in 48 games (22 starts) at Oregon and compiled 44 receptions for 511 yards and three touchdowns. In 2016, he appeared in 10 games (four starts) and tallied nine receptions for 68 yards and one touchdown. Baylis’ most productive season came in 2015 when he started 13 games and caught 16 passes for 229 yards and one touchdown.

Lucas, 6-4, 250 pounds, was signed to the Colts’ practice squad on September 26. He participated in the Seattle Seahawks’ 2017 offseason program and training camp before being waived on August 27. Lucas previously spent time on the practice squads of the Seahawks (2016), Chicago Bears (2015), Miami Dolphins (2015) and Carolina Panthers (2014). Collegiately, he played in 49 games (23 starts) at Missouri and compiled 130 receptions for 1,638 yards and 11 touchdowns.

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