Colts cut linebackers Jonathan Newsome, Andy Studebaker

The Indianapolis Colts waived outside linebacker Jonathan Newsome and released outside linebacker Andy Studebaker. Newsome was arrested last week and charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana. “I learned a lot during my time here in Indianapolis, becoming a better football player and a person," Newsome said. "I have made mistakes, but I’ve grown.’’ Newsome was a fifth-round draft pick in 2014 who led the Colts as a rookie with 6 1/2 sacks. Following a noise complaint, officers found marijuana at Newsome's residence. Studebaker has 70 career tackles, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions with 68 special-teams tackles. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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