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Colts work out linebacker Josh McNary

The Indianapolis Colts recently worked out Josh McNary, who was recently found not guilty of rape.

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Last week, former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary was found not guilty on all counts of rape charges. He's now looking to continue his NFL career, and it sounds like the Colts may have some interest in bringing him back, as he had a workout with the Colts today (according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora and others).

Of course, the Colts have plenty of players at inside linebacker.  Starters Jerrell Freeman and D'Qwell Jackson are there, as is Nate Irving, who is a depth guy who could make an impact against the run.  The Colts just traded for Sio Moore from the Raiders, who is a young player with talent.  And then Amarlo Herrera made the team as a fifth linebacker after the Colts drafted him in the sixth round.

With that said, however, the Colts did really like Josh McNary back when he was playing with the team.  Signed as a free agent in April of 2013 while finishing up his service commitment to the Army, McNary impressed in training camp in 2013 but was waived as a part of the final cuts.  He was signed to the practice squad, where he remained until November of that year, when he was signed to the active roster.  Then in 2014, he made the team out of training camp as a backup linebacker and a special teams player.  During his two seasons with the Colts, McNary played in 20 games (starting one) and notched 42 tackles and 0.5 sacks.  He was formally charged with rape in January and was placed on the commissioner's exempt list, though his contract expired in March, making him a free agent.

Now that McNary has been found not guilty of the charges, hopefully he can continue his football career.  The Colts have plenty of people at inside linebacker so I'm not sure if this is the spot for him, but the Colts do like him and worked him out recently, so perhaps it's still a possibility.