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Jim Irsay showed his cards for days on Twitter and his prediction proved true Sunday: The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to trade a 2013 second-round pick for Miami Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis, FOXSports.com has learned.
Davis, the 25th overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, fills a glaring need for the Colts, who need a starting CB to play opposite Jarraurd Powers. A standout at Illinois, Davis has started 36 of 44 gamers for the Dolphins the past three seasons, collecting 148 tackles, a sack and hauling in nine interceptions.
But Davis, 24, had been battling Sean Smith and Richard Marshall for playing time and was playing mostly in the nickel package his preseason in Miami.
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The Indianapolis Colts acquired former 1st round corner back Vontae Davis from the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
I, like nearly everyone else, has been predicting that the Colts would make a move via trade to help shore up their secondary. This maybe wasn’t quite the move we had been expecting however.
The biggest thing Colts fans have to wonder: Is this the major upgrade the secondary...
Vontae Davis couldn't wait to get started in Indianapolis.
After leaving rain-soaked Florida, the new Colts cornerback made it to town Monday and quickly told reporters he wanted to leave the past in Miami.
On Sunday, the Colts sent two draft picks, including a second-rounder in 2013, to Miami to acquire the four-year veteran. For Davis, it marks the end of a stormy time in...
Colts’ owner Jim Irsay said on twitter recently that the team was going to make a big move, and they did just that by trading for Dolphins’ corner back Vontae Davis.
Davis had fallen out of favor with the Dolphins, and was acquired by the Colts for the price of a second round pick and a conditional sixth rounder.
The Colts badly needed to shore up their defense, and if Davis...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts may have plugged their biggest hole on defense by trading two undisclosed draft picks to Miami for cornerback Vontae Davis. The Dolphins confirmed the move Sunday afternoon. The move ends a weekend full of speculation. Team owner Jim Irsay started the discussion Thursday night when he posted several messages on Twitter indicating the Colts were...
So much for Vontae Davis ever fulfilling his immense potential with the Dolphins. The Dolphins announced Sunday afternoon they have traded the 2009 first-round pick to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a pair of choices in the 2013 draft.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is still stirring up plenty of suspense with all of the trade talk that he’s been bouncing around on Twitter.
Irsay must be really bored because he sent out another tweet tonight that even included an expletive.
I can bring u NFL Manos to the edge of the water,but I can’t throw you n,that’s called tampering..but FOE REEL…the sh*t is...
When Colts' owner Jim Irsay tweeted that "TRADE WINDS (are) BLOWING!!!" earlier this week, it wasn't too big of a surprise. Irsay often appears to a monthly quota of semi-incomprehensible tweets to fill, and he had spent a good deal of time mostly out of the spotlight. It was about time for Irsay to grab some headlines.
Far more surprising was the actual trade...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay continues to string us along with his trade tweets. Today’s message is that the trade winds are howling.
No,trade winds still howlin’…but only time will tell if they were ghostly vapors or a flesh n blood upgrade!!!!!!!
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) August 25, 2012
A contributor from SB Nation’s Stampede Blue stated a source told him...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has once again filled us in with a very vague assessment of the “trade winds” that have been blowing in Indy.
On Sunday morning Irsay posted the tweet below.
Randon.. 3)TradeWinds whipping fiercely but it’s gotta get done soon,if it’s gonna get done,Coaches need him ASAP 4 catch up learning curve
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) August 26, 2012
We all know by now that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is a man who will do anything to help his football team move forward. Heck we are talking about the guy who found it in his team’s best interest to part ways with a legend in Peyton Manning to start a new regime with QB Andrew Luck.