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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The Indianapolis Colts signed linebacker Ryan Phillips and released rookie running back Wes Ours on Tuesday.

Phillips, a four-year veteran who started 16 games last season for the NFC champion New York Giants, was released in the preseason by the Raiders.

Phillips has 148 tackles, 2.5 sacks and three interceptions in his career. He was a third-round pick by the Giants in the 1997 draft.

Ours was an undrafted free agent from West Virginia.