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The Indianapolis Colts have signed fifth-round draft pick Josh Chapman, giving them six draft choices under contract.
Chapman is a 6-foot, 316-pound defensive tackle who anchored the middle of Alabama's defensive line last season. He tore the ACL in his left knee on Oct. 1. He continued to play with the injury and did not have surgery until January.
He finished his career with 88 tackles, 44 solo, 2 1/2 sacks, 13 1/2 tackles for loss and two national championship rings.
Indy has now signed all six of its third-day draft picks - Chapman, offensive guard Justin Anderson, running back Vick Ballard, wide receiver LaVon Brazill, linebacker Tim Fugger and quarterback Chandler Harnish - but nobody from the first two days of the draft.
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Before the 2011 campaign began, fans had high expectations despite the late summer news of Peyton Manning's surgery. The Colts were coming off an admittedly disappointing 10-6 2010 season that was riddled with injuries, poor coaching decisions and another first-round playoff ejection. Most expected the Colts to return to their 2009 form and gain another shot at a Lombardi.
Andrew Luck's name will be a part of Stanford football long after he's gone.
The university announced Tuesday that its offensive coordinator position has been endowed by a ''very generous gift'' from an anonymous donor in honor of the graduating quarterback. The position will now officially be called the Andrew Luck Director of Offense.
Stanford has endowments...
TAMPA, Fla. For a change, the Tampa Bay Bucs are thrilled to be playing Dallas this season.
Well, no, not the Cowboys, who host the Bucs in Week 3 of the 2012 campaign and historically have had Tampa Bays number. Its Dallas Clark, the former Indianapolis Colts star tight end whos trading his familiar number 44 for 84 with the Bucs.
The club announced it had signed Clark to a one...
Denver acquired fullback Chris Gronkowski from the Indianapolis Colts for cornerback Cassius Vaughn. Gronkowski, 25, has played in 21 games during a three-year career. He has five career rushes for 17 yards and seven receptions for 35 yards with a touchdown. Gronkowski has two brothers on NFL rosters: Dan, a tight end with the Cleveland Browns, and Rob, a tight end for the New...
Our own Nate Dunlevy uses the Colts as an example today as he continues to explain some advanced football statistics:
Win Probability and its player-driven cousin Win Probability Added (WPA) are stats advanced by Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats. Win Probability calculates the likelihood that a team will win the game before each and every play. WPA adds up the impact that an individual...
Dallas Clark has a new NFL home in Tampa Bay after he spent nine seasons in Indianapolis.
Clark worked out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week and once a spot opened up, as it did today, the team didn't hesitate to try and sign him.
Clark will take TE Kellen Winslow's spot after he missed voluntary OTAs today.
The Buccaneers decided after Winslow was absent from...
As expected, tight end Dallas Clark has signed a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Clark had trouble with drops and injury woes in 2011 with the dismal Colts, but he now lands in a rising Buccaneers offense, and will be worth consideration as a No. 2 fantasy tight end in case he benefits from a fresh start and has enough left in...
The Indianapolis Colts are making an effort to improve both their secondary and return game today by making a trade with the Denver Broncos, former franchise quarterback Peyton Manning’s new team, acquiring cornerback Cassius Vaughn in exchange for fullback/tight end Chris Gronkowski according to the Denver Post.
Vaughn, a third-year cornerback from Mississippi State...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed former Indianapolis Colts tight end Dallas Clark, according to a league source.
Clark, 32, has caught 427 career passes for 4,887 yards and 46 touchdowns.
According to Adam Caplan of Sirius XM NFL Radio, the Buccaneers have indeed signed former Colts tight end Dallas Clark, filling the roster hole that will be left when the Buccaneers are able to orchestrate a trade ridding themselves of tight end Kellen Winslow.
Source confirms the #Buccaneers did sign veteran TE Dallas Clark earlier today. Move was turn into the NFL's personnel...