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Follow along as the Indianapolis Colts cut their roster down to 53

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The preseason is finally over for the Indianapolis Colts and the rest of the NFL. Here we will update you on all of the cuts that the team makes, and maybe some additional information, in order to get their roster down to the initial 53-man list.

Please remember that all of the following are just reports at this time. Nothing should be considered official until the list is released via the Colts themselves.

Update: The Colts initial 53-man roster has now been made official. Follow the link for a look at the roster as it currently stands.


Safety T.J. Green has reportedly been released by the Colts per Zak Keefer of the Indy Star who referenced a tweet from Green’s personal Twitter account. According to Stephen Holder of the Athletic, Green has been waived-injured.

Colts center Deyshawn Bond has reportedly been released per Chris Hagan of Fox 59.

Pat McAfee has announced via his Twitter profile that he has parted ways with Barstool Sports. We love you Pat!

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times is reporting that the Colts have waived Kasen Williams.

Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Colts are releasing Anthony Johnson.

Stephen Holder is reporting that the Colts are expected to release Branden Oliver.

Stephen Holder is reporting that the Colts have waived Phillip Walker.

It appears that the Colts are parting ways with Chris McCain.

League sources indicate the Colts are releasing Rakeem Nunez-Roches.

Zak Keefer of the Indy Star has confirmed the release of DT Rakeem Nunez-Roches, DE Chris McCain, DE Anthony Johnson, and DT Brandon Banks.

Colts waive-injured wide receiver K.J. Brent who was unable to return from a knee injury.

NFL agent reports that the Colts are releasing John Simon.

Deadline deal sends Darrell Daniels to Seahawks for wide receiver Marcus Johnson.