2019 Colts Free Agent Spotlight: Clayton Geathers


INDIANAPOLIS — With the NFL’s new league year starting at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Colts.com takes a look at the Indianapolis Colts players set to become free agents, continuing today with unrestricted free agent-to-be Clayton Geathers.

Player: Clayton Geathers, 26 (will be 27 by Week 1)

Position: Safety

Experience: Entering fifth NFL season in 2019

Free Agency Category: Unrestricted (“A player whose contract has expired and has four or more tenured years in the league. He may sign with any other team with no restrictions.”)

2018 Synopsis: A team captain, Geathers fought through various injuries throughout the 2018 season to play, and start, in 12 games, finishing with a career-high 86 tackles (one for a loss) with two quarterback hits, three passes defensed and one forced fumble, while also adding three special teams tackles.

Top Safety Free Agents-To-Be: Earl Thomas, Landon Collins, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Tyrann Mathieu, Adrian Amos

Top Safety College Prospects: Johnathan Abram (Mississippi State), Taylor Rapp (Washington), Amani Hooker (Iowa), Nasir Adderley (Delaware), Juan Thronhill (Virginia)

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