The Colts on Tuesday announced the club has claimed defensive back Mike Richardson off waivers from Kansas City and waived David Pender.


The Indianapolis Colts have claimed defensive back Mike Richardson off waivers from Kansas City and waived defensive back David Pender, the club announced Tuesday.

A biography of Richardson follows:

37 MIKE RICHARDSON Defensive Back 5-11 190 Notre Dame Waivers-2010 (Kansas City) 1st Year with Colts, 4th in NFL Born: February 18, 1984
PRO: Claimed off waivers by Colts from Kansas City on December 27, 2010…originally was D6-07 choice of New England, the 202nd overall selection…was waived on August 31, 2008…was signed to New England practice squad on September 3, 2008…signed as FA with New England on October 20, 2008…was waived on August 17, 2009…signed as FA with Kansas City on September 30, 2009…was waived on September 3, 2010…signed as FA with Kansas City on December 1, 2010..was waived on December 26, 2010.

2010: Was on Kansas City's 53-man roster for three games, but was inactive in all three games.

2009: Appeared in 11 games, starting one, for Kansas City…was inactive vs. NY Giants 10/4 and vs. Dallas 10/11…had six tackles…also had 12 special teams tackles…had two tackles and three special teams tackles in start at Washington 10/18.

2008: Appeared in 10 games for New England…had four tackles…also had eight special teams tackles…played in first NFL game vs. Denver 10/20…had career-high three tackles vs. St. Louis 10/26.

2007: Was placed on injured reserved with a hand injury on 9/28.

COLLEGE: Four-year letterman who played in 49 career games…had 121 tackles, 12 passes defensed, eight interceptions and five FF…started 12 games as senior…had 55 tackles and five passes defensed…started 12 games as junior…had 66 tackles, three sacks, three interceptions, seven passes defensed, two FF and one FR…started five of 12 games as sophomore…had 33 tackles, one interception, three passes defensed and three FF…appeared in 12 games as freshman…had 16 tackles and team-leading four interceptions…holds degree in marketing.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Isaiah Richardson…born in Sumter, S.C….attended Warner Robins High School…had 1,866 rushing yards and 450 receiving yards with 24 touchdowns for career…single…resides in Warner Robins, Ga.

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