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LB Werner comes up big in Colts' win

Bjoern Werner, the Colts first-round pick in 2013, has been working in a reserve role on defense after starting 15 games last season.  Sunday, the linebacker found a way to make his presence felt and in the process, he helped Indianapolis to its first win of the season. The Colts sealed last the 35-33 win over the Titans by stuffing Tennessee fullback Jalston Fowler's two-point...
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Indianapolis Colts not giving up on former first round pick

To say that outside linebacker Bjoern Werner has struggled in his two years with the Indianapolis Colts since being drafted in the first round might be an understatement. His six and half sacks in two seasons are not what Ryan Grigson and Chuck Pagano envisioned when taking Werner in the first round from Florida State. Granted, he had to transition from defensive end to linebacker...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bjoern Werner a “baller” when healthy?

It’s hard to think of Indianapolis Colts Bjoern Werner and “baller” in the same sentence, but according to the former 24th overall selection he can be just that. “I don’t want to sound cocky, but personally, I feel like when I’m out there and healthy, I can be a baller,” he said Wednesday, via the Indy Star’s Stephen Holder. “I can do it all. You always have to...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bjoern Werner: 'I can be a baller' when healthy

Through his first two seasons in the NFL, Indianapolis Colts defensive end Bjoern Werner has largely failed to live up to expectations. On Tuesday, the former first-round pick offered an explanation: He's been hurt. "It's that simple," Werner said, according to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star. "Since I've entered the league, I haven't been healthy one time."  Werner, the...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Werner Most Valuable to Colts as Trade Piece

Last week I discussed how I thought the roster battle at outside linebacker might shake out. The combination of veterans near the end of their careers and some young upstarts could make for an interesting summer – and possibly leave a recent starter on the outside looking in.The disappointment of Bjoern Werner in his first two seasons, since being an Indianapolis Colts first-round...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Bjoern Werner and Trent Richardson inactive

I would first like to send my condolences to Trent Richardson and his family, as there is a rumor circulating that his mother has passed away. Thoughts and prayers go out to him. But let’s get back to football: the Indianapolis Colts’ first round picks of the last two years are both inactive for the AFC championship. Is it just me or does Ryan Grigson struggle with hitting on...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: 3 best, 3 worst

Here are the three best and the three worst, starting with the three best, from the Indianapolis Colts’ matchup versus the Baltimore Ravens. Three best: Bjoern Werner It was a coming out party for the German sophomore out of Florida State. He ended the day with two much needed sacks on Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens. Cory Redding Redding recorded one sack on the day and was...
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: ups and downs of pre-season week 2

Week 2 of the pre-season for the Indianapolis Colts was mostly filled with ups. The run defense, the receivers and some more. Let’s start with the defense: The front 7 was tearing it up against the New York Giants’ offense. Bjoern Werner looked fantastic: athletic in coverage with great awareness, and looked good in pass rush and run pursuit as well. If Werner can play this...
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Werner wants Mathis’ spot during suspension

Bjoern Werner will be entering his second year in the league, and he know wants to step up and take the place of All Pro Robert Mathis during his four game suspension.   “I prepare the same way before the whole situation with Robert came out, and I’ll keep preparing the same way,” Werner said. “I feel great, I’ve had a great offseason and just seize the moment. Hopefully...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dregs of the Roster: Bjoern Werner Film Review

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In that vein, we have several film-review series going thoughout...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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