Tyler Varga Placed on Colts Reserved/Retired List: Latest Comments and Reaction

July 26, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Indianapolis Colts announced the inconspicuous signing of free-agent running back Abou Toure on Tuesday but added that ball-carrier Tyler Varga was placed on the reserve/retired list.
Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reported Varga, 22, was initially put on the "did not report" list, which was thought to be a harbinger of his decision to retire.
As was reported by the Indianapolis Star's Zak Keefer, Varga suffered a concussion last season that lasted four months. It's unclear whether Varga's retirement decision is linked to the head injury, but he did, from Holder's understanding, pass concussion protocol this offseason.
Indianapolis' announcement about Varga mentioned him as a running back, but he was more known as a fullback and played special teams for the Colts as a rookie in 2015.
A product of Yale who went undrafted despite running for 1,423 yards and 22 touchdowns in his final year with the Bulldogs, Varga wasn't expected to make the Colts' final r...

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