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Colts sign CB Patterson


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The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent cornerback Eric Patterson on Sunday.

The 5-foot-10, 193-pound Patterson originally signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 8 and was waived by the team on June 9.

Patterson played in 41 games (28 starts) at Ball State and finished with 189 tackles, nine tackles for loss, one sack, 27 passes defensed, six interceptions and three forced fumbles. In 2014, Patterson started all nine games he played in and garnered All-Mid-American Conference third-team honors. He also returned 23 kickoffs for 590 yards (25.7 average) en route to being named first-team All-MAC as a kick returner.

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