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Colts’ Edwin Jackson Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

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Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed early Sunday morning near the city of Indianapolis after being hit by a suspected drunk driver, according to Justin L. Mack and Emma Kate Fittes of the Indianapolis Star.

Jackson, 26, and another man, effrey Monroe (54) who had stopped to help Jackson, were killed while standing on the shoulder of Interstate 70 by a pickup truck that had driven into the emergency shoulder.

The truck tookoff after the incident but was later apprehended. The driver is suspected to have driven intoxicated.

Jackson was an undrafted free agent out of Georgis Southern who entered the league back in 2015.

Jackson was briefly with the Arizona Cardinals before spending time on the Colts’ practice squad.

In 2016, Jackson played in all 16 games, starting 8, and tallied 42 tackles along with 4 sacks.

Jackson spent 2017 on injured reserve. Jackson had a reputation for being a nice person who devoted time to service within the community.

 

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    February 5, 2018 at 4:17 am

    This man worked all his life to get some where and a drunk in a pickup truck toke it all away.

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Colts Release Spencer Ware

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The Indianapolis Colts have released veteran running back Spencer Ware, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Ware was previously placed on injured reserve after he tore a ligament in his knee this offseason, leading the Colts to place him on the PUP list, something that Ware did not like.

Prior reports indicated that the Colts and Ware were working towards an injury settlement, and that may be the case here.

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Chiefs Damien Williams Ruled Out

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Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams has been officially ruled out for Week 3 against the Baltimore Ravens, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Williams suffered a knee injury during Week 2’s game against the Oakland Raiders.

The Chiefs will lean more on LeSean McCoy as William misses time with the injury.

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Dolphins Claim Taco Charlton

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The Miami Dolphins have claimed pass rusher Taco Charlton off of waivers from the Dallas Cowboys, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

Charlton, who was released by the Cowboys this week, will now be eligible to suit up to play his former team as the Dolphins take on Dallas this weekend.

Charlton was a bust in Dallas, who selected him with a first round draft pick, and managed only 4 sacks during his injury-riddled stint with the Cowboys.

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