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Report: Former Colts cornerback Greg Toler visiting Dolphins

According to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson, former Colts cornerback Greg Toler is visiting the Miami Dolphins.

Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Shortly after free agency began, several former Colts players signed with a new team.  Safety Dwight Lowery signed with the San Diego Chargers, tight end Coby Fleener signed with the New Orleans Saints, and inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman signed with the Chicago Bears.

Another former Colt hasn't received much attention on the free agent market.  Cornerback Greg Toler hasn't had any reported visits yet, but that has changed.  According to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson, Toler is visiting the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night and Friday.

The Colts moved on from Toler after three years as a starter, opting instead to upgrade at the position by signing Patrick Robinson.  At times, Toler did his job with the Colts in playing in their system opposite of Vontae Davis, but more often he was a liability in coverage.  He got beat too often and allowed too many plays, leading to the Colts letting him walk in free agency as a free agent this offseason.  The market has, as expected, been pretty quiet for Toler so far, though perhaps he'll get a shot with the Dolphins.

Miami recently cut Brent (and Miko) Grimes this offseason, as well as Brice McCain - meaning that their two starting cornerbacks from last year were both cut this offseason and leaving a need at the position.  It makes sense, then, for them to be looking to add help at the position, and it sounds like they're interested in Greg Toler to do just that.

Toler spent three seasons with the Colts after being signed as a free agent in 2013.  He played in 34 games with Indianapolis (starting 32) and recorded 128 tackles, a sack, two forced fumbles, 31 passes defensed, and three interceptions (returning one for a touchdown).  Before his time with the Colts, Toler spent three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, playing in 38 games and starting 15.