INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) – With NFL free agency unofficially underway, the Colts are busy retaining their own talent.
On Monday, the Colts announced they have re-signed defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis to a contract extension. Lewis has spent his first five years in Indianapolis, tallying 70 tackles, including 17 for loss, and 9.5 sacks.
Lewis has also seen his last two seasons cut short due to knee injuries.
Meanwhile, veteran linebacker Bobby Okereke is out with the Colts after agreeing to terms with the New York Giants on Monday. According to reports, Okereke signed a 4-year, $40 million contract.
Okereke has tallied 420 career tackles, two sacks, four forced fumbles and three interceptions throughout his 4-year NFL career.
The Colts currently hold the fourth overall pick in this April’s NFL Draft.