Source: Colts up next Monday if Jeremy Deering doesn't sign with Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles are auditioning former Rutgers safety Jeremy Deering on Sunday, according to a league source. However, Deering has a tryout with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday if he doesn't sign with the Eagles and has a workout with the New York Jets later in the week if he's still around. Deering has drawn interest from six NFL teams recently. With so many injuries at safety around the league, teams are looking for depth. Deering is a former New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders reserve. He went undrafted last year. At Rutgers, he played running back, wide receiver, kick returner and safety. He finished his collegiate career with 130 rushes for 578 yards and two touchdowns, 21 receptions for 415 yards and one touchdown, 41 kickoff returns for 1,100 yards and one touchdown and 45 tackles, one interception and one pass defensed. The 6-foot-1, 209-pounder moved to safety as a senior and had 39 tackles and one interception. 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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