Found May 07, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
The Colts took Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen in the second and third rounds of the 2012 draft, reviving what had long been an Indianapolis staple: the two tight end offense. I thought it would be useful to look at a brief history of two tight ends in Indy, to see when it took hold and where it has gone in recent years. Though Marcus Pollard and Ken Dilger pre-date Peyton Manning with the Colts, the actual history of two tight-ends is sparse before 1998. In the pre-Peyton days, the Colts had two tight ends each pick up more than 100 yards in a season just four times. The most prolific duo was Kerry Cash and Charles Arbuckle in 1992, accounting for roughly 21% of the total passing offense and combining for 673 yards, the bulk of that by Cash. The first year Dilger and Pollard both had 100 yards receiving in the same season was 1997, with Pollard going for 116 and Dilger 380. That represented 16% of the Indianapolis passing yards. In 1998, everything changed forever.   Pey...

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I love Jim Irsay on twitter. Today's special from the entertaining owner of the Indianapolis Colts- pick today's Kentucky Derby winner - win $300 and an Andrew Luck jersey. Derby Time! Pick Winner $300 and A Luck Jersey..Bonus extra $300 for picking Win,Place,Show,1 guess only by 4pm,Abby hatpick for Winner! — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) May 5, 2012 My picks are in...

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The powerhouse New England Patriots solidified their running back position with the signing of veteran Joseph Addai formerly of the Indianapolis Colts. Addai is competent in pass protection and has shown a penchant for getting in the end-zone when given the opportunity boasting two double-digit touchdown seasons. Addai’s signing looks to be more of the veteran insurance variety...

Game winning TD by Addai - Colts vs Patriots 2007 (by...

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Source: Joseph Addai Expected to Sign with The New England Patriots

Another member of the group that the “new” Indianapolis Colts didn’t want around, has found a new home, according to a source close to the NFL Network . Addai was a member of the Indianapolis team that beat the Patriots in 2006 in the AFC championship. With all the teams making great pickups this off-season, just add another great decision by the Patriots from office. Addai...
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