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Former Colts cornerback Greg Toler reportedly signs with Washington Redskins

According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, former Colts cornerback Greg Toler has signed with the Washington Redskins.

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Earlier today, it was reported that former Colts cornerback Greg Toler was visiting the Washington Redskins.  That visit appears to have gone favorably, as NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reports that Toler has signed a one-year deal with the Redskins.

Toler became a free agent this offseason after the Colts didn't re-sign him and had reportedly visited the Miami Dolphins a couple of weeks ago, but his free agent search has now come to an end.  He originally signed with the Colts in 2013 after three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, and during his time in Indianapolis he played in 34 games (starting 32) and recorded 128 tackles, a sack, two forced fumbles, 31 passes defensed, and three picks.  Toler was a much-maligned player amongst fans and was not very popular due to his getting beat in coverage often.  He gave up too many big plays and was very inconsistent in coverage for the Colts, which is what ultimately led to the team not re-signing him.  Instead, the Colts signed Patrick Robinson to replace Toler's starting spot, while D'Joun Smith and Darius Butler will also give help in the slot and as depth on the outside.

For Toler, it's a reunion with former Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, who is the linebackers coach for the Redskins.  Washington needed help in the secondary and that prompted this signing, though its unclear what role Toler will play with the team.  He wasn't great in Indianapolis, but hopefully he's able to figure things out and get things turned around in his stint with the Redskins.