The Indianapolis Colts elevated tight end Justice Cunningham from the practice squad to the 53-man active roster and waived wide receiver Griff Whalen, the team announced Tuesday.
Cunningham was selected by the Colts in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft and was signed to the practice squad on Sept. 2, 2013. At South Carolina, he recorded 50 receptions for 581 yards and one touchdown in 53 games played.
Whalen played in six games this season, catching nine passes for 102 yards. He was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2012 and was signed to the practice squad on Oct. 2, 2013. Whalen was elevated to the active roster on Oct. 28.