INDIANAPOLIS– The Colts waived Chandler Harnish, the 2012 Mr. Irrelevant, so they could sign tight end Weslye Saunders.
The moves were announced Tuesday, Indianapolis’ regular day off.
Harnish, who grew up in Bluffton and graduated from Norwell High, was the final draft selection in April and made the active roster but was inactive for all five games this season.
The Colts (2-3) also waived outside linebacker Jerry Brown and released tight end Dominique Jones from the practice squad.
The 6-foot-5, 270-pound Saunders played in 16 games and made six starts last season withPittsburgh. He had four receptions for 29 yards and one touchdown.
Brown, an undrafted free agent, made his NFL career debut Sunday.
Jones made one start, caught one pass for eight yards and played in four games this season for Indy.