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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 players to watch at Indianapolis Colts training camp

Practice starts later today for the Indianapolis Colts at their 2014 training camp in Anderson Indiana, and there are some interesting headlines. The offensive line and strong safety spot will be interesting to watch, as new comers try to vie for start spots. How will Delano Howell fill in for the void left by Antoine Bethea? How will the interior offensive line look? So we ranked...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Training camp preview: Young and old at safety for the Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts will go into the season with a player who has 12 career games under his belt, and one who is entering his eighth year in the league. A vast difference at the safety spot, but the Colts are hoping the combination can work. Delano Howell will get the chance to start, after Antoine Bethea left during free agency, and LaRon Landy is entering his second year with...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Questions for Colts Training Camp: Defense

As the Indianapolis Colts converge on Anderson University to begin their annual training camp, we continue to breakdown questions around the team that might be answered by the time camp is over. Today we take a look at the defensive side of the ball. With a multitude of changes in personnel there are many questions headed in to the 2014 camp.Who steps up as the leader in the secondary...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The best Nos. 80-89 in the NFL revealed; how’d the Indianapolis Colts do?

Certain players are simply synonymous with certain numbers. It’s hard to see No. 4 without thinking of Brett Favre. Seven will always be John Elway. A pair of twos right next to each other is Emmitt Smith. And the sight of 56 conjures up memories of Lawrence Taylor. Those are some of the all-time greats, players who have etched their names in the NFL’s history books. But there...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Indianapolis Colts training camp preview: Quarterbacks

The Indianapolis Colts now have less than ten days to report to training camp in Anderson, Indiana. The one position the Colts will not have to worry about when it comes to the starter and backups is quarterback. Without a doubt, the Colts have the best young quarterback in the NFL in Andrew Luck.However, the Colts do benefit from having one of the best backups to help mentor Luck...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Delano Howell stays humble

The Indianapolis Colts have a burning question to answer when it comes to the departure of Antoine Bethea during free agency. Who will take his place at safety? A lot of members in the media expected the Colts to draft one, and bring him in to pair with LaRon Landry. The draft came and went, and the Colts strayed away from that position, and were left answering questions as to why...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Horseshoe Mailbag: What to expect from dead time before camp

We are less than two week away from training camp for the Indianapolis Colts. That means less that two weeks away from football season. That means Reggie Wayne showing up to camp in some crazy way and getting his teammates and fans everywhere excited about the season. That means we will get to see old and new faces working their butts off to build the monster in 2014. Can you feel...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Cowboys, Giants, & Patriots

  Colts Mike Wells of believes veteran S Mike Adams could end up securing the starting safety job next to LaRon Landry. Wells admits that he thought Delano Howell would likely win the job, but it appears as though he has changed his mind to some degree. Indianapolis placed S Corey Lynch on season-ending injured reserve back in June and later released him, so they...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Horseshoe Mailbag: long layoff before camp a “blessing”

We are three weeks away from the Indianapolis Colts reporting to training camp in Anderson, and the long layoff before could be a blessing for Colts players. The Colts have been fortunate enough this offseason to not lose any key players to season ending injuries. Dallas, Atlanta, and now Buffalo have all lost veteran linebackers for the season, something the Colts have not had to...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Horseshoe Mailbag: Injury questions

We are at the beginning of the Indianapolis Colts long layoff before training camp opens late in July. Most players will use this time to spend time with family and freinds before the grind of the season starts, when time away from football is scarce. The Colts made some headlines last summer during the layoff when two players were suspended for four games for violating the leagues...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign S Mike Adams

  The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of veteran S Mike Adams on Saturday. Earlier this week, Adams mentioned that he was hoping to sign with the 49ers, Browns, Jets and Patriots as he saw them as good fits, but it appears as though the Colts were ultimately his best and possibly his only option. Indianapolis placed S Corey Lynch on season-ending injured reserve Friday...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Has the Colts' Defense Improved?

 The Indianapolis Colts have made some additions, but they’ve also had some departures. Have they improved as a whole? The Colts have made several additions this offseason to their defense. The biggest addition was the one of Arthur Jones. Jones played with the Baltimore Ravens and was an underrated starter for them. Jones adds quality to their defensive line and it also adds...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts added depth, just in the wrong positions

Boy oh boy, where do I begin? The Colts had the fewest draft picks in the 2014 draft and left Radio City Music Hall with arguably the least memorable draft class for a team in 2014. Some areas of need were addressed but the biggest and arguably most important especially in today’s NFL wasn’t. That position would be the defensive secondary. The Colts did absolutely nothing to...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Team Needs

Here are the team needs for the Indianapolis Colts, as taken out of my NFL Draft Preview Guide, which comes out tomorrow night: Biggest Needs (in order): Safety, Center, Nose Tackle The Colts lost Antoine Bethea this offseason and have no made any signings to make up for the loss. It means that Delano Howell is the current starter next to Laron Landry, which is not a good fit....
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will replace Antoine Bethea in the secondary?

This offseason the Indianapolis Colts said goodbye to their eight year veteran Antoine Bethea, who was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers. This has caused what could be the biggest hole to fill in free agency. Bethea is a two-time Pro Bowler and played a big role in the Colts’ Super Bowl run in 2006. Over the last four seasons, Bethea had forced three fumbles, as well as adding...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: needs post-free agency

This is a pretty boring time to be an NFL fan. Still a little bit of a wait till the draft comes and free agency is basically dead at this point. It’s a good time to re-evaluate what needs the Indianapolis Colts’ have heading into the aforementioned draft. 1. Safety With the departure of long-time Colt Antoine Bethea, the safety position was a question mark heading into the free...
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

CA Charting Project: 2014 Indianapolis Colts Offseason Film Reviews

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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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dregs of the Roster: Delano Howell 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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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts 7 Round Mock Draft

After free agency, there are still obvious holes in the Colts' current roster, the biggest of these holes being the safety position. While the front office speaks highly of players like Delano Howell and Sergio Brown, it would be wise for the Colts to invest in another option. Other team needs include, center, cornerback, outside linebacker, nose tackle, and offensive line depth...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Still Have a Hole at Free Safety

 The Indianapolis Colts lost Antoine Bethea in free agency, and have failed to do anything to fill his hole. Are there options in free agency and/or the draft? The Colts made some nice moves this offseason, solidifying their front seven by adding D’Qwell Jackson and Arthur Jones. They’ve also made an effort to keep their own players, keeping guys like Vontae Davis, Pat McAfee...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Colts inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for tonight's Titans-Colts game, and here they are. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS: CB Josh Gordy, C Khaled Holmes, DT Montori Hughes, S Delano Howell, WR Da'Rick Rogers, LB Kelvin Sheppard, CB Greg Toler TENNESSEE TITANS: CB Tommie Campbell, DE Lavar Edwards, LB Moise Fokou, LB Zaviar Gooden, OT Mike Otto, C Brian Schwenke, WR Damian Williams No notable...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston's Foster, Tate to play against Colts

Houston running back Arian Foster, who has been bothered by a hamstring injury, is active and expected to play against the Indianapolis Colts. Foster was injured in Houston's last game two weeks ago against the Chiefs and missed practice time this week with the injury. Also active is Houston running back Ben Tate, who sustained four broken ribs against the Chiefs. Inactive...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

LaRon Landry Ruled Out For MNF

Colts SS LaRon Landry (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 6 versus San DiegoFantasy Spin:We were expecting this as he didn't practice all week. Delano Howell will get another start. Facing a very hot Philip Rivers (three 400-yards passing days in the last four weeks), it would have been better to have everyone in the secondary healthy.
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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