The Redskins have Traded CB Justin Tryon to the Colts

Jason LaCanfora is reporting via Twitter that the Colts have acquired CB Justin Tryon from the Washington Redskins via trade.  Tryon is 5-foot 9-inches tall and 185 pounds.  He played college football at Arizona State and was drafted by the Redskins in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft.  Tryon finished the 2009 season with two starts, 22 tackles, one sack, three passes defended, and one interception.  This preseason he has nine tackles, three passes defended, and one interception.

Bill Barnwell, of ESPN’s Football Outsiders has ranked the 2010 NFL Prospects and Redskins’ cornerback Justin Tryon made the list at number five.  Fans can learn a lot more about Tryon and Barnwell’s confidence in him by visiting Football News Now’s article covering the story.
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Colts Roster Prediction: Final Product

The final preseason game is in the books and several players made huge strides to convince the team that they are worthy of a roster spot.

Quarterback: Peyton Manning, Tom Brandstater

Peyton Manning is the incumbent starter for the Colts. Tom Brandstater edges out Curtis Painter for the backup position. Though you cannot read too much into preseason stats, it is hard to ignore Brandstater’s four touchdown drives and single turnover. On top of that, it does not seem as if pressure phases him and his vision is exceptional. By contrast, Curtis Painter still tends to stare down receivers and seems restless in the pocket at the slightest hint of pressure. Painter has more potential than Jim Sorgi, but there is still a long way to go before he can earn the confidence of the coaches and the fans.

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