It was only a matter of time before the Indianapolis Colts brought in depth to the offensive line. The Colts have signed Isaiah Williams off of the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad. Fans knew a move was coming after the team announced that starting guard Jack Mewhort would miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.
The 24-year-old stands at 6’3” and 306 pounds. He spent all of the 2016 regular season on the Washington Redskins practice squad. After he was released by the team, he was then picked up by the Chiefs on September 4th, and has been on their practice squad until today.
Chris Ballard plucks a guy off his old team’s practice squad. Colts sign guard Isaiah Williams to take Jack Mewhort’s spot.— Zak Keefer (@zkeefer) October 14, 2017
Williams appeared in 45 collegiate games at Akron and was named an All-MAC third-team selection as a senior in 2015, but has yet to play in a regular season NFL game.
Was told last night about Mewhort going to IR. Was told he's considering retiring. #Colts— Tony Donohue (@TonyD1070) October 14, 2017
With Mewhort out for the season, and possibly calling it quits for good, the Colts offensive line continues to be one of the team’s biggest weaknesses. It will be up to general manager Chris Ballard to correct that this offseason.