Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Colts today signed tight end Nikola Kalinic to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived wide receiver Keke Coutee. The team also signed wide receiver Robert Foster to the practice squad.
Kalinic, 6-4, 245 pounds, has spent time on the team's active roster and practice squad this season. He has played in three games (one start). Kalinic was signed to the Indianapolis practice squad on August 31, 2022, after participating in the team's 2022 offseason program and training camp. He was originally signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on January 26, 2022. Prior to the NFL, Kalinic played in 30 regular season games in two seasons (2019, 2021) with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. His last name is pronounced kaa-lee-nich.
Coutee, 5-11, 180 pounds, has spent time on the team's active roster and practice squad this season. He has played in 31 career games (10 starts) in his time with the Colts (2021-22) and Houston Texans (2018-20) and has compiled 85 receptions for 966 yards and four touchdowns, five carries for 14 yards and one touchdown, 22 punt returns for 187 yards (8.5 avg.) and five kickoff returns for 97 yards (19.4 avg.). Coutee has also started one postseason contest and totaled 11 receptions for 110 yards and one touchdown.
Foster, 6-2, 194 pounds, has played in 30 career games (seven starts) in his time with the New York Giants (2022), Dallas Cowboys (2021-22), Miami Dolphins (2021), Washington Commanders (2020), Green Bay Packers (2020) and Buffalo Bills (2018-20). He has totaled 32 receptions for 642 yards and three touchdowns. Foster has also registered two carries for 29 yards and six special teams tackles. He has appeared in one postseason contest. Foster was originally signed by the Bills as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018.