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Colts add George Foster

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With training camps still two months away, NFL continue continue to churn the lower reaches of their 90-man offseason rosters.

The Colts have made a move on Tuesday afternoon, adding veteran offensive tackle George Foster.  To make room for Foster, the Colts waived fullback Ryan Mahaffey.

Foster has played for the Broncos and Lions, spending four seasons in Denver and two in Detroit.  He has played for the Browns in 2009 and the Saints in 2011.

In 2010, Foster landed in the UFL, with the Omaha Nighthawks.

Look for teams to continue to cut and sign and cut and sign players from the last five or 10 spots on the roster.  Eventually, each team will be required to drop from 90 to 53.  And thus most if not all of the guys who get signed between now and late July will be on the outside looking in the next time Metta World Peace wishes us all a Happy Labor Day.

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6 Responses to “Colts add George Foster”
  1. essentialsausage says: May 29, 2012 1:39 PM

    Wow. I’m really stunned that False Start Foster is still getting a chance in the NFL.

  2. skito13 says: May 29, 2012 1:43 PM

    Coming out of retirement from the Red’s????

  3. bearsrulepackdrool says: May 29, 2012 1:56 PM

    What is the Colts fascination with adding members of the Lions’ 0-16 season?

    Dan Orlovski (2011)
    Ernie Sims (2011)
    George Foster (current)
    Corey Redding (current)
    Caleb Campbell (2011)
    Drew Stanton (current)

  4. jm91rs says: May 29, 2012 2:11 PM

    This is a good pickup. That dude was a monster for the Big Red Machine.

  5. peytonsneck18 says: May 29, 2012 7:17 PM

    nice pickup for depth

  6. stunzeed5 says: May 29, 2012 10:14 PM

    What the hell is the “UFL” and an “Omaha Nighthawk”??????? Never heard of that league.

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