2019 Colts Free Agent Spotlight: Pierre Desir


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 Pierre Desir.

Player: Pierre Desir, 28 (will be 29 by Week 1)

Position: Cornerback

Experience: Entering sixth 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: Desir put in a career year in his first season as the Colts’ top cornerback. In 16 games with 12 starts, Desir — one of the top tackling cornerbacks in the NFL — finished with 79 total tackles (two for a loss) and logged one interception, eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

Top Cornerback Free Agents-To-Be: Ronald Darby, Bryce Callahan, Jason McCourty, Kareem Jackson, Steven Nelson

Top Cornerback College Prospects: Greedy Williams (LSU), Deandre Baker (Georgia), Julian Love (Notre Dame), Byron Murphy (Washington), Rock Ya-Sin (Temple)

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