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The Indianapolis Colts have completed a new deal to keep receiver Reggie Wayne and have signed free agent defensive end Cory Redding.
Wayne's deal is for three years and $17.5 million.
Redding will rejoin head coach Chuck Pagano, his former defensive coordinator in Baltimore, in Indianapolis. Terms of Redding's deal were not released.
News of Wayne's contract leaked out Tuesday night, but the Colts waited to announce the move until he formally signed the deal Wednesday.
At 6-foot-4, 298 pounds, Redding gives the Colts a bigger defensive end -- the kind Pagano can start to build his 3-4 defensive scheme around. The Colts re-signed Pro Bowl end Robert Mathis last week and are reportedly shopping their other Pro Bowl end, Dwight Freeney.
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The Colts resigned veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne yesterday in a move that shocked many people. Just days after releasing several key stars, the Colts signing of Wayne appeared to be a slight course reversal for a franchise intent on a massive rebuilding project.
Why would the Colts resign Wayne?
Here are five simple reasons.
1. They have to field a team in 2012. At...
Phillip B. Wilson absolutely nails the exuberance most Colts fans were feeling with a piece on Reggie Wayne:
In the end, Colts fans can be proud that Reg followed his heart.
“I feel like that was the right thing to do and to help build this process and to keep it going,” he said. “I actually had someone looking at my house on Saturday. I almost sold my house. Can you believe...
Colts fans received a surprise after Pierre Garçon departed in free agency in the form of the legendary Reggie Wayne. While we can all agree that Wayne isn't a receiver in his prime, the lockerroom leadership and consistency is an incredible boost for a team seeking a new identity. Still, this is hardly the receiving group to which we've been accustomed to seeing in Indianapolis...
Reggie Wayne will not be joining Peyton Manning after all.
The veteran wide receiver elected to stay with the Indianapolis Colts by agreeing to a three-year deal on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wayne had 75 receptions for 960 yards and four touchdowns last season.
The 33-year-old Wayne was looking into possibly joining his longtime...
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - The Indianapolis Colts and veteran Wide Receiver Reggie Wayne inked a three year, $17.5 million contract.
"REGGIE! REGGIE! REGGIE!!!!!!!" the Colts owner tweeted hours after the NFL free agency period began.
Wayne, who has played all of his 11 NFL seasons with the Colts -- catching passes from Peyton Manning for most of that time...
The Indianapolis Colts and veteran Wide Receiver Reggie Wayne inked a three year, $17.5 million contract.
Wayne had 75 catches for 960 yards and four touchdowns last season, numbers that were down as the Colts struggled to find a reliable weekly quarterback presence in Mannings absence. Retaining the sure-handed veteran Wide Receiver is a wise move for the Colts as...
In a shocking turn of events, Reggie Wayne will be returning to the only team he’s ever called home.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Colts agreed to a three-year contract with Wayne, bringing the veteran receiver back to Indy as, presumably, Andrew Luck’s top future target.
NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports the pact is worth a “max” of $17.5 million.
This is a particularly...
Pierre Garçon signed a massive deal with the Washington Redskins. The Colts have turned their attention to a familiar face as a result: Reggie Wayne.
The Colts lost wide receiver Pierre Garcon, 25, earlier in the day when he signed a six-year, $42.5 million contract with the Washington Redskins that threatened to leave them without their No. 1, Wayne, and No. 2 receivers with a...
The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent defensive end Cory Redding to a three-year contract Wednesday.The deal is reportedly worth $10.5 million, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Redding recorded 43 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games for the Baltimore Ravens last season.
Baltimore is always prepared for free agency and they generally wait for the market to set itself before pursuing free agents from other teams. Now it’s looking like the Ravens will lose two free agents.
Defensive end Cory Redding is reportedly set to meet with the Indianapolis Colts. This makes sense because the Ravens’ former defensive coordinator, Chuck Pagano, is now the...
After meeting with him for two days, the Broncos are now at the mercy of Peyton Manning, who’s still making the cross-country rounds, drawing new suitors by the day.
Though, if the iconic quarterback does end up in Denver, he may recognize a face or two.
Assuming Manning signs with the Broncos, two of his former longtime pass-catchers — receiver Reggie Wayne and tight end...
Long time Indianapolis Colt WR Reggie Wayne has decided to not join the Peyton Manning band and has re-signed with the team for 3 years, according to NFL correspondent Albert Breer.
The 3-year deal is worth a maximum for $17.5 million.
The 11 year veteran left the last game vs. Houston thinking he was leaving the only field and the only team he has known in the NFL for the last time.