John Simon Agrees to Three-Year Deal with the Indianapolis Colts

By D.J. Byrnes on March 10, 2017 at 9:28 am
Houston Texans linebacker John Simon to the Indianapolis Colts.
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When former Ohio State star Mike Vrabel undertakes coordinating the Houston Texans defense this year for the first time in his career, he'll do so without fellow Silver Bullet John Simon.

Simon, a pillar of the 2012 undefeated OSU team, started his professional career as a fourth-round draft pick of the Baltimore Ravens in 2013. The Ravens shortly thereafter waived Simon, who eventually caught on as a linebacker with the Houston Texans.

After three seasons with the Texans, however, the Youngstown native is once again on the move. Simon agreed to a three-year deal with Indianapolis Colts on Friday morning.

Ian Rapoport of broke the news, and ESPN reporter Field Yates confirmed it. 

Originally reported as a $13.5 million deal, Simon's new contract is worth up to $14 million with $6 million guaranteed

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