Free agent WR Ryan Grant, whose deal with Baltimore was nullified Thursday, is flying to Indianapolis to meet with the Colts, per his agent Rocky Arceneaux, who added that, “If there were a game tomorrow, Ryan would be able to play.”— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2018
Grant, a 27-year-old product from the University of Tulane, recently had a four-year, $29 million agreement to sign with the Baltimore Ravens voided after failing his physical with the team. The voidance has recently been connected to an ankle injury suffered in the regular season finale with Washington this past December. Speaking on the matter, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said his failed physical was a “medical decision I had no control over.” Grant’s agent, Rocky Arceneaux, has otherwise stated Grant’s ankle is just fine.
Ryan Grant’s agent, Rocky Arceneaux, also said that his client has been working out, running routes and his ankle was cleared from a second opinion from Dr. Robert Anderson and is not an issue. Now it’s off to meet with the Colts.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2018
In four seasons with the Redskins, Grant has been a reliable piece to their roster and appeared in all 64 games during his tenure — catching 84 balls for just under 1,000 yards and six touchdowns. While these aren’t tremendous numbers for a wideout, Grant is coming off his best season with the Redskins and caught 45 passes for 573 yards and four touchdowns.
The wide receiver position is a big need for Indianapolis this offseason, especially after losing Donte Moncrief to the Jacksonville Jaguars earlier this week. The Colts are now left with T.Y. Hilton and Chester Rogers as the only receivers on the roster who have seen significant playing time in their careers. Bringing Grant in will add a healthy body to the receiving core and build towards consistency at the position.
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