The Indianapolis Colts and linebacker Shaquille Darius Leonard are parting methods.
The Colts have waived the All-Professional linebacker and former South Carolina State star. They introduced the information through X/Twitter on Tuesday.
“Indy, I wish to thanks for accepting me and my household with open arms. These previous 6 years has been nothing however unbelievable! Via the nice occasions and unhealthy time y’all stood by my aspect. I apologize for not bringing that trophy again to the 317. The vitality in Lucas Oil has been nothing however wonderful and I thanks for each reminiscence. I’m grateful to play for such an incredible fan base. I like you guys and need the Colts nothing however the perfect!”
Shaquille Darius Leonard was drafted within the second spherical of the 2018 NFL Draft after a stellar profession at South Carolina State. He received quite a few
Leonard rapidly grew to become an integral piece of the Indianapolis franchise after becoming a member of the staff. In a matter of three season was been named first-team All-Professional twice and have become a three-time Professional Bowler. He was named Defensive Rookie of the 12 months in 2018 whereas grabbing 5 interceptions in 2019. That was probably the most takeaways out of all NFL linebackers that season.
The Indianapolis Colts made Leonard the highest-paid inside linebacker within the NFL in 2021. However accidents have hampered his profession since that point and led to him enjoying restricted snaps this season. It’s probably he can have an opportunity to get picked up by one other staff because the season wears on.