The Indianapolis Colts today elevated outside linebacker Josh Perry to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived tight end Henry Krieger-Coble.
Perry, 6-4, 253 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on September 18. He played in 15 games (one start) with the San Diego Chargers last season and totaled 17 tackles (six solo), 1.0 tackle for loss and one forced fumble. Perry also led the Chargers with nine special teams stops. He was selected by San Diego in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Collegiately, Perry played in 52 games (37 starts) at Ohio State and compiled 298 tackles (167 solo), 18.0 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks and eight passes defensed. He earned Honorable Mention All-America recognition as well as First Team All-Big Ten honors as a senior in 2015. Perry led the Buckeyes with 124 tackles (second in the Big Ten) and garnered Second Team All-Big-Ten accolades on the 2014 National Championship team.
Krieger-Coble, 6-4, 248 pounds, was signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 6 and played in Week 5 vs. San Francisco. He spent the first three weeks of the season on the team's practice squad. As a rookie in 2016, Krieger-Coble played in the final two games of the season with the Denver Broncos and caught one pass for 13 yards after spending 15 weeks on the Broncos practice squad.