AP Source: Colts agree to terms with OL Cherilus
The Indianapolis Colts have agreed in principle to a contract
with free agent offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus.
A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press
that Cherilus was heading to Indianapolis on Tuesday night to take
a physical, speaking on condition of anonymity because the contract
had not yet been signed.
The addition of Cherilus, a 6-foot-7, 325-pound right tackle
fills a major need on the offensive line for the Colts.
Indy went into free agency roughly $40 million under the salary
cap looking first to firm up an offensive line that allowed Andrew
Luck to be sacked 41 times and get hit dozens more.
Cherilus was Detroit’s first-round draft pick in 2008 and played
every snap except one last season at right tackle for the