Dec 13, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Daniel Herron (34) during warmups prior to playing the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Bengals defeated the Eagles 34-13. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Colts sign Daniel Herron from Bengals practice squad

 

The Indianapolis Colts were desperately in need o running back depth after losing Ahmad Bradshaw for the year, and they’ve signed Daniel “Boom” Herron from the Bengals’ practice squad:

 

 

Herron was a sixth-round pick last season out of Ohio State, but saw action in just three games and got four carries as a rookie. He did block a punt vs the Philadelphia Eagles, and showed a lot of promise as a special teams player.

His fate with the Bengals was sealed though when The team drafted Giovani Bernard and Rex Burkhead in the 2013 draft to go with BenJarvus Green-Ellis Scott and Cedric Peerman, which was too much for Herron to overcome. He led the Bengals with 31 carries for 167 yards (5.4 avg) and 1 TD this preseason.


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