Colts sign DB Skinner, waive two injured players

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Colts signed free-agent DB Terrell Skinner and placed two defensive backs, Jamie Silva and Donye' McCleskey, on waived/injured. If the two players clear waivers they will be placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.

Silva, a third-year backup safety who had the second most special-teams tackles on the team in 2009, tore an anterior cruciate ligament in last Sunday's preseason game against the 49ers. McCleskey, a rookie out of Indiana State, suffered an undisclosed injury against the 49ers.

Skinner, a rookie safety out of Maryland, was originally signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in April.

 

For authoritative coverage and analysis of NFL news, free agency and fantasy football, visit ProFootballWeekly.com.