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Colts rule 4 players out of Houston game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have ruled out both of their usual starting guards for Thursday night's game in Houston. Left guard Jack Mewhort and right guard Hugh Thornton have not practiced all week because of injuries. Mewhort will miss his second straight game with an ankle injury. Thornton is out after injuring his back in Sunday's victory over Baltimore...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 69 Hugh Thornton

The offensive line has always been a question mark for the Indianapolis Colts, and this year is no different. Keeping Andrew Luck upright will once again be a priority as offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton vows to field a “score-first offense” in 2014.On the bright side, both Anthony Castonzo and Gosder Cherilus have solidified the exterior spots as left and right tackle, respectively...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: free agency report card

With the most exciting part of the free agency semester coming to a close, it’s time for the Indianapolis Colts to receive their report card. Grades are based on yearly salary, player skill and player potential. I will be including both key re-signings, along with incoming free agents. Re-signings: Vontae Davis, 4-year, $39-million contract and $20-million guaranteed Grade: B Wowza...
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the 2013 Colts Draft Class

When looking back on the Indianapolis Colts 2013 draft class, it is one that is filled with promise, but failed to live up to any expectations this season. The grading is based off the players’ impact for the Colts this season. Players that were cut and received little playing time received an F.  1st Round – Bjoern Werner – Defensive End – Florida StateBjoern Werner is...
Via Everything Colts
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for: Indianapolis Colts vs. Cleveland Browns

  Andrew Luck scrambles against the New York Giants (Photo credit: Brad Penner USA TODAY Sports) The highlight for week 1 of the Indianapolis Colts’ pre-season was Jim Irsay giving his commanders an ‘earful’. The most interesting tidbit from week 2 was Andrew Luck’s big day and Reggie Wayne catching the ball with his Spider-Man powers. Week 3 is here and it’s time for...
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Training Camp Update

Training camp is a few days old, but the Indianapolis Colts are already suffering from a few injuries. Here's the latest update.Here's the latest news and notes from the camp:- Offensive ugard Hugh Thornton, the Colts' 3rd round pick, left the camp on Day 1 due to an ankle injury. He's currently in a competition for the right guard spot with Mike McGlynn. This significantly...
Via Everything Colts
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Training Camp Positional Battles: Offensive Guard

 With training camp only a few days away, I breakdown the battles we'll expect to see at the Indianapolis Colts' training camp. Today's entry is about the offensive guards.   There are 2 open offensive guard spots open this training camp. Donald Thomas seems to be getting one as he's probably the most talented, and with his deal, I'd be surprised if he doesn...
Via Everything Colts
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Select Hugh Thornton In Third Round Of 2013 NFL Draft

3.24 Indianapolis Colts Hugh Thornton, G, Illinois (6-3¼, 320) With the twenty-fourth selection (86th overall) in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select guard Hugh Thornton from Illinois.  Thornton has the natural ability to be a consistent pass and run protector, but needs to improve on some mechanics and stop running into off-field troubles.  The...
Via FF Locker Room
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts sign Hugh Thornton & Kerwynn Williams

The Indianapolis Colts have reached an agreement with 3rd round pick Hugh Thornton and 7th round pick John Boyett.The signings continue to the Colts signing two more players. They are now up to 4 players, and now have 3 left to sign.Hugh Thornton was selected in the 3rd round and is expected to compete for the starting guard spot (and is a favorite to get it). He is a good versatile...
Via Everything Colts
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts take Hugh Thornton in 3rd round

They did go O-Line with their next pick (#86 overall), and I’m happy with that. The Colts picked up Illinois guard, Hugh Thornton. Nice to see them pick up a Big Ten guy. Seems to be both a good run and pass blocker. Some have said he has slow lateral speed, but works well going forward. Regardless, they need depth at the position and it’s a good move. This is the kind of move...
Via Drunk Colts Fan
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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