Colts Ship 5-Time Pro Bowler to NFC Contender: Report

Cornerback Stephon Gilmore will play for his fourth franchise in as many seasons.

NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on March 14 that the Indianapolis Colts have traded Gilmore to the Dallas Cowboys. In exchange for the 2019 Defensive Player of the Year, the Colts will receive a 2023 fifth-round compensatory selection.

Another big trade! The #Colts are sending five-time Pro Bowl CB Stephon Gilmore to the #Cowboys for a 2023 fifth-round compensatory pick, sources tell me and @RapSheet. pic.twitter.com/K1LN0oit7L

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 14, 2023

Gilmore played just the 2022 season with the Colts after signing a two-year, $23 million deal. The contract included $14 million guaranteed.

In 2022, Gilmore was one of Indianapolis’ best defenders. He posted 66 combined tackles, 11 pass defenses and 2 interceptions. Gilmore played 1,063 defensive snaps, which was second on the team behind only linebacker Zaire Franklin.

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