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Colts Bring Back WR Marcus Johnson To Practice Squad


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts today signed wide receiver Marcus Johnson to the practice squad and released defensive tackle Brian Price from the practice squad.

Johnson, 6-1, 207 pounds, participated in the Colts’ 2019 offseason program and training camp before being waived-injured by the team on August 31. He was acquired by Indianapolis via trade with the Seattle Seahawks on September 1, 2018. Johnson has played in 15 career games in his time with the Colts (2018) and Philadelphia Eagles (2016-17) and has caught 11 passes for 147 yards and one touchdown. In 2018, he saw action in five games with Indianapolis and caught six passes for 102 yards and one touchdown before being placed on the team’s Injured Reserve list on October 16.

Price, 6-3, 300 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on September 2, 2019. He participated in the Cleveland Browns’ 2019 offseason program and training camp before being waived during final cuts on August 31. The Lafayette, Ind. native has played in 22 career games (one start) in his time with the Browns (2018), Oakland Raiders (2018), Dallas Cowboys (2017) and Green Bay Packers (2016) and has totaled 20 tackles (11 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss and one pass defensed. Price was originally signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.

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