Colts release recent draft picks Ijalana and Nevis
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - The Indianapolis Colts released offensive tackle Ben Ijalana and defensive tackle Drake Nevis -- their second- and third-round draft choices in the 2011 Draft -- as they reduced their roster to the NFL's 53-man limit.
Indianapolis also waived the following players: outside linebacker Daniel Adongo, safety Larry Asante, center Thomas Austin, cornerbacks Marshay Green and Sheldon Price, defensive end Lawrence Guy, quarterback Chandler Harnish, fullback Robert Hughes, tight end Dominique Jones, wide receivers Jeremy Kelley, Jabin Sambrano and Lanear Sampson, linebackers Josh McNary and Monte Simmons, tackles Bradley Sowell and Lee Ziemba and nose tackle Martin Tevaseu.
The Colts also waived-injured offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, linebacker Shawn Loiseau and cornerback Daxton Swanson. If Cleary, Loiseau and Swanson all clear waivers, they will revert to the injured reserve list.
The Colts begin the 2013 regular season on Sept. 8, when they host the Oakland Raiders.
09/01 16:24:55 ET