A career 3.9-yards-per-carry rusher, West was drafted in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. His rookie season, West ran for 673 yards on 171 attempts and had 5 total touchdowns. Bouncing around after his rookie season, West found a home with the Ravens in 2015 and stayed in Baltimore until this offseason. He racked up 1,372 yards from scrimmage in 17 starts, including a 774-yard season on the ground in 2016. A series of leg injuries limited his availability this past season — appearing in just five games, four of which as the starter.
The Colts seem to still be investigating the free agent market at the running back position despite drafting running backs Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins this past April in the fourth and fifth rounds, respectively. The two rookies join a position group with Marlon Mack, Josh Ferguson, Robert Turbin and Christine Michael.
The starting job is still up for grabs in Indianapolis following the departure of 2017 starter Frank Gore. Should West sign with the Colts, he’ll become the leading career rusher of active running backs and the most experienced one on the depth chart. He would have a fair shot at the starting position this fall.