Colts make 3 roster moves to reach limit of 75
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts reached the league's 75-man roster limit Tuesday by putting receiver Nathan Palmer on waivers, rookie safety John Boyett on the non-football injury list and receiving an exemption for linebacker Josh McNary.
Palmer was expected to miss four to six weeks with a sprained MCL and will go on Indy's injured reserve list if he clears waivers.
McNary spent the past two seasons fulfilling his service commitment to the Army after graduating from West Point. Teams can get exemptions for military players who report after June 1 and do not play in preseason games.
The exemption expires this weekend when rosters are trimmed to 53.
Boyett is recovering from injuries to both knees that limited him to one game at Oregon last season.
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