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Former Colts Safety Mike Adams Signs With Panthers

Intro: On Friday afternoon, the first unrestricted free agent the Colts had in 2017 found a new home. Safety Mike Adams has signed a two-year deal with the Panthers.


INDIANAPOLIS – There will be a 14th (and a 15th?) NFL season for Mike Adams.

After three years starting with the Colts, the 35-year-old Adams was in no rush to call it quits.

An NFL journey that began as an undrafted free agent in 2004 is continuing for Adams.

On Friday afternoon, the Carolina Panthers announced that Adams had signed a two-year contract with them.

Adams' time in Indianapolis officially ended Thursday, the first day of free agency.

The Colts informed Adams on Monday that they would not be bringing back their veteran free agent safety.

Signing Adams in the June of 2014, the Colts got more than they could have dreamed of from the New Jersey native.

From a camp body in '14 to a three-year starter at safety, Adams' 10 interceptions in 2014-15 earned him back-to-back Pro Bowl honors, the first of his career.

Adams previously played with the 49ers, Browns and Broncos.

In 13 NFL seasons, Adams has 737 tackles and 25 interceptions. Adams has played in 190 games (117 starts).

Of the Colts' eight unrestricted free agents who were not re-signed, Adams was the first to find a new home.

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