Colts Preseason Game 4: My Keepers

Three of my keepers: S Colt Anderson, CB Marcus Burley, and OLB Jonathan Newsome make a tackle.(Photo: Colts) Alright, the Colts’ fourth and last preseason game against the Bengals was not exactly interesting. Or watchable. But, some of us forced ourselves to watch it anyway. Mostly, so we can speculate who will make the team. The good news is…the preseason is over. The bad news...
Via The Blue Mare
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Roster Battles Revealed: Colts Preseason Week 4 Primer

There are still 22 cuts to be made in order to decide the Colts final 53-man roster, and tonight will be their stage to show what they can prove to the coaching staff and whether or not they can make themselves necessary. A lot of starters will have the night off but there will be a hefty amount of second and third-string guys getting time to either improve their spot on the depth...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts safety seeing specialists about neck injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts safety Delano Howell is seeing another specialist to determine the extent of his neck injury, and general manager Ryan Grigson says he hopes to know more before the end of this week. Howell entered training camp as the front runner to start opposite LaRon Landry in the secondary. But Howell has missed almost two weeks of practice. If Howell misses significant...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What we Learned from Colts Training Camp 2014

The Indianapolis Colts wrapped up training camp this Wednesday after three weeks at Anderson University. I was personally in attendance for several of their practices and have come away with an idea of some of the things we will see this year.With just one preseason game (a loss to the New York Jets last Thursday) under their belt, there is still plenty to be decided and worked out...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The battle for safety is still unknown for the Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts will head into the 2014 season without long-time starter Antoine Bethea, who signed with the San Franscisco 49ers in the offseason. Entering training camp the starter was believe to become Delano Howell, a man who has just one start in his young career. But for now, the position seems to be still wide open. Colt’s defense coordinator Greg Manusky had this...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Positional Preview: Safeties

 The Colts lost Antoine Bethea this offseason and did little to try and replace him, and now there’s a hole at safety. Current Depth Chart:Free Safety: Delano HowellStrong Safety: Laron LandryBackup Free Safety: Sergio BrownBackup Strong Safety: Mike Adams3rd String and Beyond: Colt Anderson, Dewey McDonald & David Sims Delano HowellDelano Howell is a big wildcard going...
Via Everything Colts
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

PFS Guide to 2014 Indianapolis Colts Training Camp

As players reported to training camp today in Anderson, IN, Reggie Wayne made his usual spectacular entrance into camp. His camp entrances always carry a theme, this year signifying the speed of the team.Although fans were allowed to attend today’s player entrance for autographs, Colts City does not open until tomorrow. Before jaunting over to Anderson University, find out all...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Preview: The Battle at Safety

Follow @MarcusDugan The Colts players report to Training Camp on July 23 and will practice in the blistering late summer heat in Anderson through August 13, overlapping with everyone’s favorite thing to dislike, the preseason (blech). The point?  Football is coming, ladies and gents, and it’s time to look at the potential Training Camp battles.  On the menu for today: safety...
Via The Colts Authority
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles begin OTA’s…and look for a brave new “gunner”…

The Eagles’ 2014 season officially begins quietly on April 22 with the first of the “voluntary” OTA’s… and the news that Colt Anderson, perhaps their best Special Teams tackler and “gunner”, has signed a contract with the Indianapolis Colts. Colt is an example of a can-do personality who made the transition from collegiate star defensive back to Mr. Utility Player in...
Via Eagles Eye
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Agree To Terms With S Colt Anderson

  The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with S Colt Anderson. Anderson, 28, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Montana back in 2009. A year later, the Eagles signed him off of the Vikings practice squad and he has spent the past four years in Philadelphia.  Last year, he appeared in 14 games for the Eagles and totaled 11...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Riley Cooper is enjoying some offseason ice fishing in Montana

Riley Cooper and a few Philadelphia Eagles players are enjoying some offseason ice fishing in Montana - Eagles safety Colt Anderson's old stomping grounds.
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles bolster special teams on day two of free agency

Early Wednesday morning, the Philadelphia Eagles pulled the trigger on yet another defensive back. This time, the team signed former Seattle Seahawk Chris Maragos to a three-year deal that includes $1 million in guaranteed money. Maragos deal, per source: Slightly more than $4M over 3 years, $1M guaranteed. Can max out at $5.3M — Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) March 12, 2014...
Via cover32 - Eagles
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Briggs returns for Bears

Bears seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs is active and will play against the Eagles on Sunday night for the first time since injuring his shoulder two months ago. Briggs missed seven games with a broken shoulder. Backup safeties Colt Anderson (knee) and Kurt Coleman (hamstring) are among the inactives for the Eagles. The Bears (8-6) would clinch the NFC North and secure...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles secondary only missing 2 DBs vs Bears

The Philadelphia Eagles, down four defensive backs by the end of their game last week, will only be short two when they play the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. Backup safeties and special teams players Colt Anderson (knee) and Kurt Coleman (hamstring) were listed as out on Friday's final injury report. However, cornerback Brandon Boykin, who was knocked out of the Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles promote safety Keelan Johnson from practice squad

[Photo: Allan Henry-US PRESSWIRE] If last Sunday’s game versus Minnesota Vikings didn’t show anything good, it showed the bad and that is the Philadelphia Eagles secondary. The secondary got torched by quarterback Matt Cassel and the Vikings wide receivers. Also in that game, two Eagles safeties Kurt Coleman and Colt Anderson got injured and that left them really thin at the...
Via Total Sports Live
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles' secondary banged up in loss to Vikings

The Philadelphia Eagles lost three key members of their secondary to injury in Sunday’s 48-30 upset loss to the Minnesota Vikings.Safety Kurt Colemanexited with a hamstring injury. Coleman was put in at safety to replace a struggling Patrick Chung. After the injury, Coleman was replaced by safety Colt Anderson who was then forced to leave the game with a knee injury. Cornerback...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Special Teams is the Eagles' new mantra...and a look at the BriSuksEgg Fantasy Football draft...

It went down last night for the 3rd year in a row--- the Fantasy Football Draft for the veteran members of the combined Bored here at Eagles Eye/ University... It's nice to see Democrats and Republicans reaching across the aisle in harmony (well, sort of!) and coming to some facsimile of unity in a "League of Nations", so to speak... Such is the growing legacy...
Via Eagles Eye
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Death of an Eagles Salesman...

I got "the Talk" yesterday... you know, the Willy Loman "talk" you get when they think you're ready to be put out to pasture...or you need a very long rest. I guess my blurbs on the Eagles have been running a little long lately... but you know THERE'S SO MUCH TO TAKE IN!! But when the super arch-enemies--- the Great Brizer and the Ultimate Curmudgeon...
Via Eagles Eye
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Much ado about nothing: Fun with the faux Philadelphia Eagles depth chart

Who will be number 1 on the Eagles’ depth chart? Unfortunately, at this stage we know not. Ah, a little offseason intrigue. Could a mere Philadelphia Eagles fan, who attended the team’s Academy for Men last weekend, have uncovered perhaps THE biggest bit of information about what Chip Kelly currently thinks about this team and its players abilities? Very probably not. There has...
Via Philly Sports Muse
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Vick reportedly torches LeSean McCoy in 40-yard race

Michael Vick may have had an incredibly disappointing season with the Philadelphia Eagles last year, but that does not necessarily mean he has lost a step. On Tuesday, Vick and running back LeSean McCoy reportedly raced during practice. Guess who won. Vick just beat Shady in a 40 yard race. @mikevick — Colt Anderson (@AndersonColt) May 2, 2013 According to Pro Football Talk, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Select Safety Earl Wolff In Fifth Round

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles NewsTags: Earl WolffPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles added some depth to the safety position in the fifth round, selecting safety Earl Wolff from N.C. Sate. This is the first pick that the Eagles have made that won’t be a lock to make the 53-man roster. Wolff will need to compete with Nate Allen, Kurt Coleman, and Colt Anderson for one of [...](Read more...)
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Dorenbos and Colt Anderson return to Philadelphia Eagles special teams in 2013

As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare to make moves in free agency when it begins on Tuesday at 4 pm, on Monday they took time to secure two returning faces from special teams for 2013. The team signed long snapper Jon Dorenbos to a 4-year deal and safety and special teams ace Colt Anderson signed a one-year long deal with the team. Dorenbos was scheduled to become an unrestricted free...
Via Philly Sports Muse
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Six Ways To Fix Their Pathetic Secondary

According to Zach Berman at the Philadelphia Inquirer, "It is "very unlikely" that the Eagles will use the franchise player tag on any of their seven unrestricted free agents, according to a league source. That group includes cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who was likely the only player under consideration.DRC wasn't exactly very hyped up when coming to...
Via Football Nation
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles season sinks even further into meaninglessness

Image via the Philadelphia Eagles The ending of Sunday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins, the final home game of an awful season for the Birds, was a good analogy for the frustration of the entire year. Nick Foles, trying to orchestrate a game-tying drive, found new tight end Evan Moore near the goal line only for Moore to drop the pass with 11...
Via Philly Sports Muse
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins v. Philadelphia Eagles: Birds relishing the role of spoiler?

A lot has changed since the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins first met in Week 11. That game was Nick Foles’ first career start in that NFL. Both teams were 3-6. But that’s where the fortunes of the teams took divergent paths. Since then, Washington has won 5 games in a row and the Eagles….haven’t. The Skins have found that they are more blessed at the quarterback...
Via Philly Sports Muse
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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