Colts sign running back Davin Meggett
The Indianapolis Colts have signed free agent running back Davin Meggett and placed linebacker Aaron Morgan on Injured Reserve.
Meggett, 5-8, 219 pounds, re-joins the Colts after first signing to the team's practice squad on December 11, 2012. He was then waived on August 25, 2013. Meggett was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maryland on May 14, 2012. At Maryland, he saw action in 50 career games (17 starts), recording 485 rushing attempts for 2,469 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Morgan was signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2013. He has played in 18 career games, making four solo tackles and one special teams stop. He was originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent on April 24, 2010 and was waived on October 5, 2012. He was then signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad on October 9, was elevated to the active roster on November 1 and was waived on September 5, 2013.
Running back Vic Ballard tore his Achilles tendon during training camp Friday. He will be out for the season.