Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard isn't finished overhauling his offensive line after adding a pair of guards in the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft.
The Colts signed veteran tackle Austin Howard, the team announced on Wednesday. It's a one-year, $3.75 million deal with another $500,000 in incentives, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.
It remains to be seen if veteran fliers such as Howard, Slauson and Jack Mewhort can hold off the youth brigade up front. At the very least, Ballard has assembled the deepest O-line of the Luck era.
Here are other free agency notes we're tracking Wednesday:
- Former New York Giants running back Orleans Darkwa had minor surgery to remove a plate he had inserted into his leg last offseason, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The plate, Rapoport reported, limited his explosiveness and the removal of it has teams "encouraged."