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Colts Agree To Terms With Indianapolis Native, Cancer Survivor, Andrew McDonald

Intro: The Colts agreed to terms with Indianapolis native and former IU offensive tackle Andrew McDonald on Tuesday. Here’s a look at McDonald’s impressive journey from beating cancer to making his NFL debut.





INDIANAPOLIS – The Colts made a roster move on Tuesday agreeing to terms with a player who has seen action in just two career NFL games.

Andrew McDonald's story is much greater than that though.

In May, McDonald was diagnosed with testicular cancer as he was going through the Carolina Panthers' offseason program.

The mass was removed the following day and the Indianapolis native would eventually defy the odds by making his NFL debut a few weeks back.

McDonald was signed by the Seahawks, off the Panthers practice squad, in early September and played in two games last month for the Seahawks.

"I just kind of made up my mind not to get down, not to let it affect me, as much as I could," McDonald said back in June.

"Just stay positive, and obviously it's worked out. Thank God for that."

Local fans should be familiar with McDonald.

After attending Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, McDonald started 25 games at Indiana University before going undrafted in 2012.

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