It was no secret the Indianapolis Colts needed help at outside linebacker this offseason.cheap jerseys on sale,cheap nike nfl jerseys After star defensive end Dwight Freeney fit poorly into head coach Chuck Pagano's 3-4 defense, the Colts let Freeney walk in free agency, signed former Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden to a hefty contract and drafted Florida State standout Bjoern Werner.
Then the Colts made one more addition most never noticed: Arena Football League sackmaster Caesar Rayford.
At 6'7", 267 pounds, Rayford terrorized the AFL with 29.5 sacks, 32 tackles for loss, 82.5 combined tackles and 10 forced fumbles in four seasons.NFL Jerseys By Nike,Wholesale NFL Jerseys He's more than made his case for a roster spot this preseason with six tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in the first two preseason games.
Though official stats haven't yet been updated for the third preseason game, ESPN.com Colts reporter Mike Wells credited Rayford with a fourth sack on Twitter, mentioning that Pagano has already said Rayford will be tough to cut. Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star charted Rayford with a fifth and sixth sack on Twitter, but noted one was officially wiped out by offsetting penalties.cheap mlb jerseys,discount nfl jerseys
Regardless of the official total, Rayford's preseason performance has raised his stock from an interesting street free agent unlikely to make the roster to a potential contributor at an area of need.