Colts promote RB Jones, waive G Silberman

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:40 PM The Indianapolis Colts promoted running back Matt Jones to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Friday and waived guard Ian Silberman.

The 6-foot-2, 239-pound Jones was signed to the Colts' practice squad on Sept. 12. He was originally claimed by the team off waivers from the Washington Redskins on Sept. 3.

Jones, 24, played in 20 career games (seven starts) with Washington (2015-16) and compiled 243 carries for 950 yards and six touchdowns. He also caught 27 passes for 377 yards and one TD.

Jones, who was originally selected by the Redskins in the third round of the 2015 draft out of Florida, started all seven games he played in last season and had 99 carries for 460 yards and three touchdowns. He also collected eight receptions for 73 yards.

The 6-5, 305-pound Silberman was claimed by Indianapolis off waivers from the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 3. He played in one career game in his time with the Colts (2017), Raiders (2016), New England Patriots (2016) and San Francisco 49ers (2015). Silberman was originally selected by the 49ers in the sixth round in 2015 out of Boston College.

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