Colts Worked Out Eight Including Four Kickers

     

According to Aaron Wilson, the Colts worked out eight players on Tuesday, including veteran K Mike Nugent

The full list of tryouts include:

  1. K Mike Nugent
  2. K Nick Rose
  3. K Elliott Fry
  4. G Ben Braden
  5. OT Gerhard de Beer 
  6. K Greg Joseph
  7. WR Jaydon Mickens
  8. WR Jordan Veasy

Of this group, Indianapolis signed de Beer to their practice squad. 

Nugent, 37, is a former second-round pick of the Jets back in 2005. He spent the past six seasons with the Bengals and was in the final year of his two-year, $3.5 million contract when the Bengals cut him loose in December of 2016.

The Giants signed Nugent to a contract during the 2017 season but he was cut loose and caught on with the Cowboys and Bears. The Raiders signed Nugent to a contract during the 2018 preseason before he eventually landed on injured reserve.

Nugent signed with the Patriots in early October but was cut loose after a few weeks. This is the first reported interest in him since becoming a free agent. 

In 2019, Nugent has appeared in four games with New England and converted n five of eight field-goal attempts (62.5 percent) and 15 of 16 extra points (93.8 percent for 30 total points. 

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