The Colts announced on Sunday they have placed WR T.Y. Hilton on the active/non-football injury list and cut seven players.
We have waived WR Rodney Adams, DE Jegs Jegede, T Cedrick Lang, CB Picasso Nelson Jr., T Travis Vornkahl and LB Brandon Wellington.
We have released RB Darius Jackson.
And we have added WR T.Y. Hilton to the Active/Non-Football Injury List:
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) August 2, 2020
Indianapolis released RB Darius Jackson and waived seven others, including:
- WR Rodney Adams
- DE Jegs Jegede
- OT Cedrick Lang
- OT Travis Vornkahl
- CB Picasso Nelson
- LB Brandon Wellington
Per Andrew Walker, Hilton suffered a mild hamstring injury while working out before reporting to the team. He can come off the NFI list at any time.
Hilton, 30, is a former third-round pick of the Colts back in 2012. He’s currently in the final year of his six-year, $65.547 million contract that included $39 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $14,542,000 in 2020.
In 2019, Hilton appeared in 10 games for the Colts and caught 45 passes for 501 yards receiving and five touchdowns. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 28 receiver out of 122 qualifying players.