INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts re-signed free agent
defensive end Josh Thomas on Wednesday.
Thomas has been an integral part of the Colts defensive line
rotation, and started seven games last season after three-time Pro
Bowler Dwight Freeney suffered a season-ending foot injury in
Last season, Thomas had a career-high 55 tackles, one sack and
14 quarterback pressures. He also forced a fumble and knocked down
In four NFL seasons, all with the Colts, Thomas has 137 tackles,
six sacks, forced two fumbles and recovered one.
Colts president Bill Polian has said the team considered this a
good free-agency period because they had re-signed safety Bob
Sanders, tight end Dallas Clark and guard Ryan Lilja before they
could hit the open market.
The Colts have also lost two players in free agency - starting
guard Jake Scott signed with Tennessee and No. 2 tight end Ben
Utecht signed with Cincinnati.
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