Colts add free agents

(WISH Photo/ File photo)
(WISH Photo/ File photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Colts signed two free agents on Tuesday: running back Phillip Tanner and linebacker Jonathon Sharpe.

The Colts are still trying to find an answer at running back after Vick Ballard went down with a season ending injury.  Tanner spent the last three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.  He had 56 carries for 149 yards and two touchdowns.

As for Sharpe, he’s coming out of North Greenville University.  He totaled 132 tackles, including 23 for loss, 5.5 sacks and three interceptions.

The Colts return to training camp in Anderson on Wednesday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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