Colts Announce Final 2018 Roster Cuts

The Indianapolis Colts on Saturday faced a 4 p.m. deadline to cut their 90-man preseason roster to 53 players. What moves did the team make?


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts have their first 53-man roster of the 2018 season.

Facing a 4 p.m. deadline on Saturday to cut down their 90-man preseason roster into the regular season-required 53-man roster, the Colts made the following moves:

The following players were waived:

- TE Mo Alie-Cox

- K Mike Badgley

- CB Juante Baldwin

- DT Brandon Banks

- C Deyshawn Bond

- G Nick Callender

- LB Brandon Chubb

- CB Lashard Durr

- WR Reece Fountain

- WR Cobi Hamilton

- WR Steve Ishmael

- WR Seantavius Jones

- DT Tomasi Laulile

- DT Rakeem Nunez-Roches

- CB Henre' Toliver

- G Jeremy Vujnovich

- QB Phillip Walker

- CB D.J. White

- WR Kasen Williams


The following players were waived with an injury designation. If they clear waivers, then they revert to the Colts' Injured Reserve list:

- LB Tyrell Adams

- WR K.J. Brent

- T Tyreek Burwell

- S Chris Cooper

- S T.J. Green

- WR Krishawn Hogan

- CB Robert Jackson

- S Ronald Martin

- S Robenson Therezie

- WR James Wright


The following vested veterans were released:

- T Austin Howard

- RB Branden Oliver

- DE John Simon


The following players were placed on Injured Reserve:

- LB Jeremiah George

- DE Anthony Johnson

- DE Chris McCain

- TE Ross Travis


The following player was placed on the Reserve/Suspended list:

- RB Robert Turbin


In other roster-related news, the Colts announced they have acquired wide receiver Marcus Johnson in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for tight end Darrell Daniels.

The claiming period for players placed on waivers at today's the final roster reduction — which is expected to be a list of about 1,200 players league-wide — expires at noon (ET) tomorrow. Then, at 1 p.m., teams may establish their 10-men practice squads.

Check back with for more on today's roster moves.

Here's a look at the initial 53-man roster for the Indianapolis Colts following today's roster cuts.

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