A detail view of an Indianapolis Colts helmet is seen on the field prior to an NFL football game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Indianapolis won 27-20. (Aaron M. Sprecher via AP)

Intro: The Indianapolis Colts on Friday made two moves on the practice squad, signing linebacker Darnell Sankey and releasing running back Troymaine Pope.

The Indianapolis Colts today signed inside linebacker Darnell Sankey to the practice squad and released running back Troymaine Pope from the practice squad.

Sankey, 6-2, 250 pounds, was elevated to the Colts’ 53-man roster from the practice squad on September 16 and saw action in the team’s Week 2 loss against the Arizona Cardinals. He also spent time on the team’s practice squad this season. Sankey spent time on the practice squads of the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders as a rookie in 2016.

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