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Barkevious Mingo will sign one-year deal with Colts

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Outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo will sign with the Colts, NFL Network reported Thursday.

A first-round pick of the Browns in 2013, Mingo was traded to the Patriots last summer and played as a special teamer and situational pass rusher for the Super Bowl champions last season.

Per the report, Mingo will make $2.5 million on a one-year deal with the Colts, who figure to be active in trying to upgrade their defense and specifically their pass rush.

All seven of Mingo’s sacks came in his first two seasons. He played in all 16 games and started one last season for the Patriots.

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17 Responses to “Barkevious Mingo will sign one-year deal with Colts”
  1. pastabelly says: Mar 9, 2017 6:12 PM

    How can such a disappointment get $2.5 million? He’s a special teams player.

  2. LyinRogerMustGo says: Mar 9, 2017 6:17 PM

    Closest the Colts will get to a ring for a long time πŸ™‚

    I still think it’s interesting that the Colts haven’t even made the playoffs since they were caught using illegally underinflated footballs in the 2014 AFC Championship game. What an odd coincidence. πŸ™‚

  3. whywerule says: Mar 9, 2017 6:23 PM

    Seems to be a good kid and he is a good special teams player. Does not complain. Unfortunately his natural athletic talent does not seem to translate beyond special teams but he can make a good living at that.

  4. harrisonhits2 says: Mar 9, 2017 6:24 PM

    He made a couple decent plays when he first go to New England, but never seemed to pick up the defense or fit in. Very fast but didn’t play up to his potential.

    He better change that fast or this will be his last NFL payday in all likelihood.

  5. navyvandal says: Mar 9, 2017 6:25 PM

    ITS THE COLTS thats why

  6. razzlejag says: Mar 9, 2017 6:30 PM

    Colts make big free agent splash.

  7. jerruhjones says: Mar 9, 2017 6:37 PM

    Colts love those discarded Browns for some reason.

  8. ravens2014 says: Mar 9, 2017 6:47 PM

    2.5 million???? this guy is the definition of who should be getting the vet minimum.

  9. terripet says: Mar 9, 2017 6:59 PM

    Love how the cheaters fans always commenting on colts news

  10. exinsidetrader says: Mar 9, 2017 8:09 PM

    Colts just signed him so they could see what a SuperBowl ring looks like.

  11. youknowiknowitall says: Mar 9, 2017 10:58 PM

    He got his ring. Now he wants a participation banner. That’s cool.

  12. redclaw1314 says: Mar 10, 2017 1:15 AM

    A significant upgrade to the special teams unit known for the swinging gate play—good signing

  13. coltsfan4lyfe says: Mar 10, 2017 3:16 AM

    Wow how would I have guessed that the majority of the comments are from patsie trolls? They spend more time on Colts articles than theirs. Get a life already. Oh, and we have a super bowl ring, guess what, it’s not tainted. Did the deflator ever lose his weight?

  14. tedy54 says: Mar 10, 2017 6:49 AM

    @terripet

    This one is Colts news involving a formal Patriot. Why are you here?

  15. straighcashhomey says: Mar 10, 2017 8:29 AM

    terripet- lol. you comment on every Pats thread. Pot meet kettle huh?

  16. csb28 says: Mar 10, 2017 8:52 AM

    terripet says:
    Mar 9, 2017 6:59 PM
    Love how the cheaters fans always commenting on colts news

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    First of all look in the mirror as you frequently comment on Patriots news, pretty much with the same tired “cheaters bs”. You could at least come up with something new. And last time I checked Mingo was a Patriot so we are commenting on Patriot news. Some of you people really amaze me.

  17. youknowiknowitall says: Mar 10, 2017 9:32 PM

    doltsfan4lyfe: … and we have a super bowl ring, guess what, it’s not tainted.
    ————————
    Are you sure about that? Yeah, me neither.

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