INDIANAPOLIS – Consistently delivering big hits, and what's caught Indianapolis Colts' fans eyes when safety Clayton Geathers debuted in 2015. helped make Geathers a fan favorite and mainstay in the Colts' secondary for the past four seasons.
In that time, Geathers has brought hard hits and playmaking ability in the people missed with the departure of forms Colts safeties Antoine Bethea and Bob Sanders before him. Whether it's blowing up a screen pass or earring the ball loose from ball carriers, Geathers made it happen.
However, now it's time for Geathers to look for the second contract of his NFL career, as he has been set to become an unrestricted free agent.
But he doesn't want to go anywhere.
"I want to be here. I want to be a Colt," Geathers said. open mind, communicate well and then just go from there. "
Geathers said on Sunday, the day after the Colts' season ended with their 31
"It was a special year," Geathers said. there's a lot going forward. "
Geathers burst onto the scene as a rookie after being selected in the fourth round by The Colts He started earning more playing time in the second half of the season when veterans in front of him were dealing with injuries, and he would not give his starting spot back
Unfortunately, Geathers' hard-hitting, all -out style of play comes with its bumps and bruises, and injuries have made it tough for him to consistently stay on the field throughout his career. In four seasons, Geathers has missed 23 games due to injury, although 18 of those related to the same neck injury that cost him much of the 2016 season and played into 2017.