Colts Positional Preview: Linebackers

 The Indianapolis Colts linebacker group is filled with some talented players and an aging superstar who the Colts will need to replace for the first four weeks. Who can fill his shoes? Current Depth Chart:StartersStrong OLB: Erik Walden Left ILB: Jerrell FreemanRight ILB: D’Qwell JacksonRush OLB: Robert Mathis** (Bjoern Werner)**With Mathis suspended for the first 4 games, Werner...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Preview: Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck rated as top-10 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Football was not Erik Walden’s best sport growing up

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden will be entering his second year with the Colts in 2014. He is on his forth team in seven seasons. Last season he combined for 45 tackles, three sacks, and one forced fumble. With the addition of D’Qwell Jackson in the offseason, Walden might find himself as a rotation player come fall. Walden recently sat down with Craig Kelley of Colts...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: why Erik Waldens should be nervous

It is time for outside linebacker Erik Walden to start feeling the heat. He is now more than a year into his contract, and it wouldn’t cost the Indianapolis Colts much to release him after the season is over. Not to mention that there are a lot of young and hungry players behind him, itching to make an impact. Bjoern Werner, Jonathan Newsome, Daniel Adongo, Cam Johnson, Andy Studebaker...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Walden’s sack dance was a little strange! (VIDEO)

Indianapolis Colt Erik Walden had reason to be excited in the first quarter of Saturday’s playoff game against the Patriots. He did after all sack Tom Brady; however, his ridiculous sack dance fell far short of most celebrations. To be honest, I don’t know what the hell I just saw. No views yet
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Chris Rainey; Erik Walden Suspended, Harrison and Dungy HOF Semi-Finalists

It's been a busy two days for the Colts, as they've made a signing, received a suspension and have two greats make it into the next round of the hall of fame voting.The first news comes from yesterday. Yes, we're a bit late, but who cares. Erik Walden received a one game suspension for his headbutt on Titans tight end Delanie Walker. This means that Walden will miss the...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Goldson and Walden have their suspensions upheld

The NFL has announced that it’s denied the appeal for both Colts linebacker Erik Walden and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson. The 1-game suspensions of Dashon Goldson & Erik Walden have been upheld by appeals officers Ted Cottrell (Goldson) & Matt Birk (Walden). — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) November 19, 2013 Walden has been suspended for this weeks game after head butting...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts LB Walden, Bucs S Goldson suspended by NFL

Colts linebacker Erik Walden's head-butt and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson's helmet-to-helmet hit have earned one-game suspensions from the NFL. The league announced the punishments Monday. Walden pulled off the helmet of Titans tight end Delanie Walker, then slammed his own helmet into Walker's head during Indianapolis' game against Tennessee on Thursday. Goldson...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Erik walden one game for his head butt

The NFL has suspended Colts linebacker Erik Walden for headbutting a helmetless Delanie Walker during last week’s game.  At the time walden was wearing his helmet. The NFL is suspending LB Erik Walden one game for his head butt Thursday night of Delanie Walker — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) November 18, 2013 By being suspended for one game Walden wil miss out on a week’s pay,...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL will likely suspend Erik Walden for his headbutt of helmet-less Delanie Walker

Colts LB Erik Walden should be expecting a suspension coming on Monday for his headbutt on on Titans TE Delanie Walker after the LB ripped of Walker’s helmet. The NFL will conclude its official review of a head-butting play involving Colts linebacker Erik Walden this Monday, but the incident, from Thursday night’s game, already has several league officials believing a suspension...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL likely to suspend Erik Walden for headbutt to helmetless player

The NFL will conclude its official review of a head-butting play involving Colts linebacker Erik Walden this Monday, but the incident, from Thursday night's game, already has several league officials believing a suspension is warranted, sources said. “See Antonio Smith (Houston) play from the preseason as relevant,” said one league source, a reference to a play in a preseason...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Delanie Walker on Walden’s headbutt: ‘I’ll whoop his butt again’

During the second quarter of the Tennessee Titans-Indianapolis Colts game on Thursday night, stuff got a little heated on the old gridiron, in particular in between Colts linebacker Erik Walden and Titans tight end Delanie Walker. Following a Chris Johnson run, Walden and Walker began mixing it up a bit, a brief melee that […]The post Delanie Walker on Erik Walden’s helmeted...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Delanie Walker: Erik Walden 'should have been ejected' for head butt

During second quarter of Thursday's Colts-Titans game, Indy linebacker Erik Walden ripped off the helmet of Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker and after Walker said something, Walden head-butted him. That's right: One player head-butted another player who wasn't wearing a helmet. Miraculously, the officials didn't eject Walden. After the game, Walker explained...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Erik Walden’s headbutt on helmetless Titan Delanie Walker = No ejections

Colts Erik Walden’s headbutt on helmetless Titan Delanie Walker (who had removed his helmet...) = No ejections [Kissing Suzy Kolber]**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Walden Headbutts Delanie Walker After Taking Off His Helmet in Titans-Colts Game (GIF)

The Indianapolis Colts won a physical AFC South Division game over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night to improve to 7-3 on the season. While football fans can appreciate an intense, physical effort in a rivalry game, Colts linebacker Erik Walden took his aggression way too far in the second quarter by taking off Titans tight end Delanie Walker‘s helmet, then headbutting him...
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts’ Erik Walden headbutts helmetless Delanie Walker

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden and Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker were in a heated battle at the line of scrimmage.  Walden ripped off Walker’s helmet and the two came toe-to-toe talking smack when Walden headbutted Walker.  How Walden wasn’t ejected I will never know, but you can guarantee he will be getting fined this week.  
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Linebacker Erik Walden Commits the Stupidest Penalty of the Season

Football is a game of intensity and passion; at least among the good teams and players it is. It becomes a problem though when said intensity and passion overcomes common sense and a player does something extremely stupid-- like Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden did during Thursday Night Football. From Bleacher Report Ripping the helmet off is bad enough. That alone...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Erik Walden head-butts Delanie Walker in Colts-Titans game

In the second quarter of the Indianapolis-Tennessee game, Colts linebacker Erik Walden head-butted Titans tight end Delanie Walker.
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Erik Walden Head Butts Delanie Walker

Who is the dirtiest player in the league?  We might be putting Colts’ Erik Walden in the conversation after his stunt under the bright lights of Thursday Night Football, in front of the entire nation. During a short Chris Johnson run, Erik Walden rips off the helmet of Titans’ Delanie Walker by the face mask.  Walker confronts him in anger over his actions, and then receives...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Walden headbutts Delanie Walker after ripping his helmet off

Erik Walden was penalized during the second quarter of Thursday’s Indianapolis Colts-Tennessee Titans game for headbutting Delanie Walker. Walden and Walker were tangled up after Walker blocked Walden on a running play. A frustrated Walden ripped off Walker’s helmet, so Walker walked up to Walden. Walden responded by headbutting the helmetless Walker. The Colts entered […]
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Erik Walden headbutts a helmetless Delanie Walker

After being dominated throughout the first half, the wheels started to come off for the Colts at the end of the first half. Indy incurred two personal foul penalties, the most flagrant of which being Erik Walden’s headbutt on a helmetless Delanie Walker. Helmetless because Walden ripped it off his head. Yet somehow Walden wasn’t ejected for this. Nevertheless, you better believe...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Injury Report: Ahmad Bradshaw, Laron Landry, Erik Walden

The Indianapolis Colts placed running back Ahmad Bradshaw on their injured reserve list this past week for the neck injury he suffered against the Jacksonville Jaguars in week four. At first, it looked like the veteran back would only miss a couple of weeks, but  the neck didn’t heal properly and Bradshaw elected to have surgery to repair the damage. This decision is not only...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Training Camp Positional Battles: Outside Linebacker

The Indianapolis Colts' training camp starts tomorrow and there are going to be plenty of battles to watch. Today's entry is about the outside linebackers.The Indianapolis Colts used a draft pick on an outside linebacker in this year's draft and they signed a veteran as well. Add that to the fact that Robert Mathis is the starter on one side and you have yourself a good...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Erik Walden will start over Bjoern Werner

The Indianapolis Colts drafted Bjoern Werner in the first round of the draft, but Erik Walden will probably get the nod over him at the start of the season.The Indianapolis Colts have been busy this offseason, especially on defense. One move they did was getting Erik Walden for 4 years (16 million). They invested quite a bit into him. Then a month later, the Colts decided to draft...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Walden agrees to leave Packers for Colts

Outside linebacker Erik Walden is now a former member of the Green Bay Packers. Just one hour after free agency began, Walden, 27, struck a deal with the Indianapolis Colts. Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the news on his Twitter page. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Walden agreed to a four-year, 16 million contract with Indianapolis. Walden was suspended for Week...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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