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Pro Sports Daily:
The Indianapolis Colts claimed offensive guard Zane Taylor off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles and waived offensive guard Matt Murphy on Friday. Taylor was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2011. He also spent time in camp with the New York Jets, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Eagles practice squads that year. Taylor was a three-time All-Mountain West Conference selection as an offensive lineman at Utah and earned first-team honors as a senior. He started 38 games at center over his last three seasons. Taylor also earned academic all-conference honors on four occasions. Murphy was signed to the Colts practice squad early in the 2011 season, where he remained for the rest of the year.
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Paul Kuharsky takes a hard look at the AFC South in an effort to rank the defenses. No shocker here--the Colts are in the basement:
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Indy took two tight ends in April -- Stanford's Coby Fleener in the second round and Clemson's Dwayne Allen...
QB Andrew Luck (Indianapolis)
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For the past week, we've been running a contest here at Colts Authority.
The best Colts themed Haiku will win a football autographed by Andrew Luck courtesy of Quaker Oats.
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It's been awhile.
I'd like to apologize to our readers for my lack of writing over the last two weeks, where school and work have kept me swamped. Fortunately, from here on out, I'll be able to provide consistent content all summer, with a focus on statistical and video analysis.
In preparation for the summer, I'd like to let you know the type of studies I'...
According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, former Indianapolis Colts tight end Dallas Clark visited the New England Patriots on Tuesday.
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If Clark signs with the Patriots, he’d certainly...
The New England Patriots are not done making roster moves.
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