Best outside linebackers drafted in Colts history

Outside linebackers have seen a resurgence as of late for the Colts. The phenomenal acquisition of Jerrell Freeman helped make the Colts have a linebacker they can depend on. Freeman was not drafted and has developed into one of the better and underrated linebackers in the NFL. The movement of Robert Mathis to the outside linebacker position also helped add a dimension to his game...
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CA Free Agent Profiles: D’Qwell Jackson

The newest series for the CA Charting Project, the free agent profiles are our attempt to best understand why the Colts front office decided to sign whom they did during free agency. Hopefully, through these profiles, fans and analysts alike can understand who these free agents are, what they bring to the team and what role we can expect them to play in 2014.  As with all of the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Qwell Jackson lands on the Colts roster; Signs 4 year 22 million dollar deal

Today D’Qwell Jackson the former Cleveland Browns linebacker signed a deal to make him part of the Indianapolis Colts. AdamSchefter Colts agreed to terms with free agent linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. 3/6/14 9:51 AM mchappell51 #colts reportedly signed D’Qwell Jackson to 4-year, $22 million deal. They obviously like him. A lot. 3/6/14 9:46 AM That is […]The post D’Qwell Jackson...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Indianapolis Colts add another Canadian to their linebacking corps

The last time the Colts looked north to Canada they found Jerrell Freeman, who has now led the team in tackles for the last two seasons. Yesterday the Colts looked to strike gold again when they signed linebacker Henoc Muamba of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Just recently Muamba was released by the Blue Bombers so that he could pursue his career in the NFL. Before the Colts signed the...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Win or Lose, Colts’ Jerrell Freeman is a Constant Positive

Outside of Indiana, most people are not familiar with Freeman’s story. He played for Division III University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In 2008, he was signed as an undrafted free agent to the Tennessee Titans, but did not end of making the roster. Following his release from the Titans, he played three years for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, where he...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts’ Jerrell Freeman suffers concussion Monday night

For the most part, the injury bug has left the Indianapolis Colts alone.  Compare the Colts to say the Buffalo Bills or the New England Patriots, both teams that had their share of devastating injuries and the Colts have gone through seven weeks in good shape.  However, as Mike Wells of reports, Colts starting linebacker, Jerrell Freeman, is not so lucky. Freeman suffered...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Smith: Identifying the Colts' Best Players at the Midseason Mark

Eric Smith of Bleacher Report has some midseason player evaluations as well as some very high opinions of our Indianapolis Colts, which he believes should be 4-2 if not 5-1 right now.  He is also very impressed with former CFL linebacker Jerrell Freeman, calling him one of the five best players on the team: Freeman has a team high 55 tackles, one sack, one interception, and one...
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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Former division 3 football player takes rough road to NFL for Colts

Next to Jerrell Freeman’s name is “Mary Hardin-Baylor”-indicating the school which he played his college football. But its not just a long name for the well known Big 12 university, one that produced 2011 Heisman Trophy Winner RG3. Indeed Mary Hardin-Baylor is its own school in Belton, Texas and has about 2,800 students. Its a Christian school located in the central part of...
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October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerrell Freeman's Long Road to the NFL

Phil Richards of has a great story on Jerrell Freeman's improbable rise to the NFL, including quotes from Freeman and his father, Jimmy, as well as some of Freeman's eye-opening stats: He can run, he can cover and you can’t bend or buckle his spirit. He is instinctive. He is studious. He is almost always in position: 13 tackles against Chicago, 18 against...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerrell Freeman: Someone to Keep an Eye On

There are a lot of new players on the Colts. At last count, at least 54 players are either new or have a year or less of experience.  This leads to a lot of moments where I read and update, see a name, and a blank slate just replaces my mind. Never before can I remember mixing up so many names, and being so unfamiliar with a roster.  The roster is filled with no-names, and it...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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