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Top Marvell Tell News

  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Absent from practice

    Tell (undisclosed) is not practicing Tuesday, George Bremer of The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports.

    Tell dealt with an undisclosed injury last year, so it's possible an aggravation of that injury is sidelining him again. He hasn't logged an NFL snap since 2019.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Re-ups with Colts

    Indianapolis re-signed Tell (undisclosed) to a contract Monday, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

    Tell appears back to full health after having suffered an undisclosed injury back in October. Though Tell hasn't logged any NFL action since making 13 appearances as a rookie in 2019, he has since been a regular on the Colts' practice squad.

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  • Marvell Tell: Placed on IR

    Tell (undisclosed) was placed on the practice squad injured list Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Tell has spent the entire season on the Colts' practice squad, though it's unclear what is keeping him sidelined. He'll be out for at least the team's next three games.

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  • Marvell Tell: Cut by Colts

    Tell was waived by the Colts on Wednesday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    The 2019 fifth-round pick was unable to stick around on Indianapolis' season-opening roster. Tell opted out of the 2020 campaign after totaling 26 tackles and five passes defensed in 13 games as a rookie the year prior.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Back at practice

    Tell (groin) was back at practice Tuesday, George Bremer of The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports.

    Tell injured his groin during the preseason, but he appears to have avoided a serious injury as he missed just over a week before returning to practice. The 25-year-old opted out of the 2020 campaign due to COVID-19 concerns and is far from a lock to make the final 53-man roster.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Picks up groin injury

    Tell recorded a pair of solo tackles before hurting his groin in Sunday's 21-18 preseason win over the Panthers.

    Tell opted out of the entirety of last season, and now the 2019 firth-rounder will have to gut through an injury as he attempts to make the regular-season roster. In 13 games as a rookie two years ago, he totaled 26 tackles, five pass defenses and one forced fumble.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Suffers groin injury

    Tell exited Sunday's preseason win over the Panthers with a groin injury, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports.

    Tell logged two solo tackles in the preseason opener but was one of two Colts cornerbacks to leave the contest early due to an injury. The 25-year-old opted out of the 2020 campaign due to COVID-19 concerns, and the severity of his groin injury isn't yet clear.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Won't play this season

    Tell informed the Colts on Wednesday that he will opt out of the 2020 season, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports.

    Tell played a healthy reserve role in Indianapolis as a rookie in 2019, and he looked in line to compete for increased opportunities in 2020 before opting out. He'll look forward to rejoining the Colts in 2021.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Breaks up five passes in 2019

    Tell posted 26 tackles and five pass breakups over 13 games in 2019.

    The rookie fifth-round pick played safety at USC but converted to corner with the Colts. He was a healthy inactive on three occasions but still managed to play 24.5 percent of defensive snaps in 2019. Tell will compete for an increased role next year, but a starting gig may be tough to win with the team's top four corners all returning.

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  • Colts' Marvell Tell: Headed to Indy

    The Colts selected Tell in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 144th overall.

    Tell (6-foot-2, 198 pounds) is a lanky safety who can cover a lot of ground between his 80-inch wingspan, 42-inch vertical, and 136-inch broad jump. His agility score of 10.64 is superb, as well. They don't come much more toolsy than that, and he was otherwise a four-year contributor and two-year starter at USC. He might wind up the better safety between himself and Colts fourth-round pick Khari Willis.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA
Age: 25
School: USC
Experience: 2