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Vinatieri still driven entering 20th season

After 19 seasons in the NFL, there isn't much left for Adam Vinatieri to accomplish on an individual or team level, but the NFL's oldest player continues to be motivated by the chance to win another Super Bowl. This after already being part of four championship team in his career. “I’ve played long enough and I feel like I’ve achieved the majority of all my goals,’’ Vinatieri...
Via Fox Sports
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Andre Johnson reconnects with Chuck Pagano by joining Colts

Andre Lamont Johnson was born July 11th, 1981 in Florida. He gained the national attention as a football player at Miami Senior High School. He totaled 32 receptions for 931 yards and was named a 1999 Parade All-American in his senior year. Miami University saw the young star and pushed hard to get him to commit. The coach in charge of recruiting him was none other than current...
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Indianapolis Colts: Projected starting defensive line

The Indianapolis Colts signed and drafted quite a few defensive linemen this off-season, to nobody’s surprise. The defense had a monstrously tough time stopping the run last season, particularly when it came to their rivals, the New England Patriots. This defensive line has been injury prone, and not particularly skilled during the Chuck Pagano era. It was time to make a change...
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WATCH: Former Indianapolis Colts WR Austin Collie Catches first Touchdown Pass for BC Lions

Austin Collie was one of those guys that never got the chance to live up to his promise in the NFL. After too many concussions no one in the NFL wanted to sign him. No one wanted to be responsible for him getting another. He had a couple tryouts, but was never able to stick with anyone. So he decided to head north of the border to play for the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League...
Via FatManWriting
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AFC Notes: Colts, Broncos, Raiders & Titans

Colts Mike Wells of ESPN is unsure of what role second-year WR Donte Moncrief will have in 2015, due to the presence of rookie WR Phillip Dorsett. Wells does not expect fourth-round rookie S Clayton Geathers to be a Week 1 starter, but could see him overtaking S Dwight Lowery on the depth chart at ...The post AFC Notes: Colts, Broncos, Raiders & Titans appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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WATCH: Indianapolis Colts Long Snapper Matt Overton Snapping T-Shirts to Crowd at Darius Rucker Concert

During the final month before training camp it is all about having a good time for players in the NFL. It makes sense. They are about to embark on a new season where they will be busy destroying their bodies for the pure enjoyment of the fans. So before that journey begins it is time to have some pure, unadulterated fun. Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton was doing just...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts All Pro player has some sick skills

First team All-Pro punter Pat McAfee of the Indianapolis Colts is not only one of the best punters in the game, but he has some serious kicking skills as well. During his time at West Virginia he pulled double duty in punting and kicking, and on occasion has tried long distance field goals for the Colts. Just how good is he? Check out this video below. Step 1. Linex your Jeep Step...
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Former Indianapolis Colts Punter Hunter Smith Announces Release Date For Band's Second Album

The Indianapolis Colts seem to have a knack for picking up punters that deep down want to be entertainers of another nature. Current punter Pat McAfee will be doing a stand-up show in the coming weeks. If you have ever caught him giving an interview on television or radio than you know he can be a pretty funny guy. Funny enough to do a whole stand-up routine? Fans that sold out his...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Additions Elevate Indianapolis Colts to Title Contention

FOXBORO, MA – JANUARY 18: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts walks off the field after being defeated by the New England Patriots in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Colts 45-7. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) The Indianapolis Colts got older this offseason. They also got much better...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat McAfee is the best punter in NFL history

Pat McAfee, an All-Pro punter for the Indianapolis Colts, is a terrific specialist. But that’s not why he’s the best punter in NFL history. “The Boomstick” is also a stand-up comedian, his spirit animal is an American Bald Eagle and he intentionally hits his Jeep with footballs—as a punter, a placekicker and a quarterback. McAfee shared a video showing off his versatility...
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Indianapolis Colts Flashback Friday: Dwight Freeney

As the Indianapolis Colts continue to improve their current pass rush, it is time to look back on the days that Dwight Freeney had quarterbacks running for their life. The Colts of the early 2000's were widely known for their offense because Peyton Manning was breaking offensive records left and right, and deservedly so.What many forget is that when the games were close, Freeney...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Colts Sign LB Justin Shirk, Waive DE Camaron Beard

The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of LB Justin Shirk on Thursday. The team also placed DE Camaron Beard on waivers in a subsequent roster move. Shirk is an undrafted free agent out of Bloomsburg, who appeared in 45 games over the course of his four-year college career. He recorded 392 tackles, 45.0 tackles for loss, 18.0 sacks, five ...The post Colts Sign LB Justin...
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TBT: When an Indianapolis Colts tackle was one of the best

When General Manager of the Indianapolis Colts signed right tackle Gosder Cherilus during the 2013 offseason, many considered him one of the best in the game. Injuries have changed that. Cherilus might be on his way out of Indianapolis, but during that 2013 season he looked solid. Just look at this video below. Pass Pro Punch – Timing & Placement Is Critical #LinemanLunch...
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Colts want to find starting offensive line early in camp

Aside from improving the Indianapolis Colts' defense, head coach Chuck Pagano's biggest challenge heading into training camp may be to find a stable group of starters along the offensive line.Keeping star quarterback Andrew Luck healthy and the field will be crucial for the Colts' Super Bowl hopes. With that in mind, Pagano wants to establish a starting five early during the team...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck Seeking Improvements to Take Indianapolis Colts to the Next Level

FOXBORO, MA – JANUARY 18: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts looks to throw a pass during the first quarter against the New England Patriots in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) In 2014, Andrew Luck finished in the Top 5 for passing yards (4,761) and touchdowns (41) among all...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts' Moncrief hopes to showcase big-play ability in 2015

On a team loaded with offensive talent, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief has a simple goal for 2015: Get on the field any way possible. As part of a wide receiver corps featuring Andre Johnson, T.Y. Hilton and 2015 first-rounder Phillip Dorsett, among others, Moncrief said he brings his own unique skillset that he hopes will help him stand out this season. “Being...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Offensive line projection

The Indianapolis Colts have had a problem with their offensive line stability since the beginning of time, it seems. And this year, it’s already started in an uneven way. Offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus’ health is up in the air as the season approaches, and the back-up plan isn’t clear as of yet. So far, the Colts have had Jack Mewhort filling in for him, which could be the...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Colts can win Super Bowl 50

Ryan Grigson was busy orchestrating the perfect offseason for the Indianapolis Colts this year, and they are viewed as one of the top contenders to win Super Bowl 50. They are without question one of the most dominant teams in the NFL on paper, but translating that to the field is much more difficult. It is going to be a very entertaining and exciting season, and it ill be interesting...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Only Two Teams Travel Less Than The Indianapolis Colts During 2015 NFL Season

The Indianapolis Colts want their furthest road trip of the season to come on the last day of the NFL season — postseason that is. On February 7, 2016, Super Bowl 50 will be hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. According to an article posted by, the Colts rank 30th out of 32 teams in estimated miles traveled for the...
Via The Colts Authority
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys should consider signing RB Ahmad Bradshaw

The Dallas Cowboys are coming out of a tough offseason in which they lost star running back DeMarco Murray. It is a big setback for a team that was one of the best teams in the NFC last year. Murray put up huge numbers throughout the 2014 season, and the Cowboys relied on the running game a lot to take pressure off of Tony Romo and the aerial attack. Murray ended up rushing for...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Most Important Players for Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl Hopes

The Indianapolis Colts have been extremely busy this offseason, and are considered to be one of the Super Bowl favorites heading into 2015. General manager Ryan Grigson was aggressive in free agency, and the Colts made quite a few upgrades to both sides of the football. There is no question that the Colts have the potential to win a championship, but they will need five players in...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent RB Bradshaw receives one-game suspension

Veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who is currently a free agent and looking to catch on with a team, was suspended one game by the NFL on Monday after pleading no contest to marijuana possession back in May. Bradshaw, 29, played in 10 games for the Indianapolis Colts last season. He put up over 700 total yards and eight touchdowns during that span, proving he can still play at...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Smith Interview for All-Pro Dad Father’s Day Event

In preparation for former Colts punter Hunter Smith’s Father’s Day weekend appearance at the All-Pro Dad Ultimate Chore Challenge today, I had the privilege of a quick interview. Today, Saturday, from 2-4 p.m., Smith will be appearing at the hhgregg location at 4161 E 96th St in Indianapolis. Smith will be appearing for the “Ultimate Chore Challenge,” presented by hhgregg...
Via The Colts Authority
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Surprised By Backlash Over AFC Finalist Banner

The Indianapolis Colts recently made a foolish decision to hang a “2014 AFC Finalist” banner at Lucas Oil Stadium. In fairness to the Colts, advancing to the AFC Championship Game is a good accomplishment, particularly for a franchise that’s still building toward becoming a legit Super Bowl contender. Remembering the accomplishment with an actual banner doesn’t make any...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson: Andrew Luck is the best QB in the NFL

Andre Johnson is so excited to be a member of the Indianapolis Colts that he may even be overselling it a bit at this point. For example, Johnson already feels that Andrew Luck is the best quarterback in the league, despite the fact that the two have yet to play an actual down together. “He’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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