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Indianapolis Colts Star Has A Message For Free Agents

An Indianapolis Colts helmet sitting on the field.

5 Nov 2000: A general view of the Indianapolis Colts helmet after the game against the Chicago Bears at the Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Colts 27-24.Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

NFL free agency is set to begin in a couple of weeks and there are some big names ready to hit the open market.

J.J. Watt is among those names. The former Houston Texans star was released by the AFC South franchise. Several notable teams are expected to have interest in the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

Indianapolis Colts star linebacker Darius Leonard had a blunt message for potential free agents on Twitter over the weekend. He only wants players in Indianapolis who will do everything right.

"Free agents!! If y’all are thinking about coming to the Colts and play defense just know that we don’t want you if you don’t play hard, run to the ball, make plays or not willing to sacrifice yourself for ya teammate to make the play! Don’t care how big or little ya name is!" he tweeted.

The Colts are expected to be among the top contenders in the AFC in 2021, depending on what happens with the quarterback position.

Indianapolis lost Philip Rivers to retirement, but returns most of its key players for next season. The Colts are expected to be one of the contenders for Watt in free agency, too.