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 Ryan Hewitt.
Player: Ryan Hewitt, 28
Position: Tight End
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: Hewitt in 2018 appeared in 12 games with two starts for the Colts, and his only reception on the season was his first-career touchdown, a one-yard score against the Tennessee Titans Week 17. Hewitt was the 13th different receiver to catch a touchdown from quarterback Andrew Luck in the regular season, tying an NFL record.
Top Tight End Free Agents-To-Be: Jared Cook, Tyler Eifert, Jesse James, Maxx Williams, Nick Boyle
Top Tight End College Prospects: T.J. Hockenson (Iowa), Irv Smith (Alabama), Noah Fant (Iowa), Kahale Warring (San Diego State), Dawson Knox (Mississippi)