(Eds: Should stand. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Coby Fleener has finally found his footing in the NFL.
The Colts' big tight end is catching passes and stretching defenses. He's helping Indy's ground game and providing Andrew Luck with a consistent outlet receiver. He's playing with confidence, becoming productive and emerging as the kind of playmaker the Colts envisioned when they selected him in the 2012 draft.
''In practices, he's fast, he's not thinking, you can tell when a guy's thinking and you don't see that,'' coach Chuck Pagano said Monday. ''You see him out there playing fast, a big, tall fast guy that's athletic and can make plays. He had a great day yesterday (Sunday). Any time you can have an outing like he had and make plays, he's going to build off that and it's all confidence to me.''
Part of the evolution is by design.
He played with Luck and for Colts offensive coo...