The worst corners ever drafted by the Colts

When you talk about worst corners for the Colts, many think about the revolving door of backups the Colts would use due to their high end draft picks being injury riddled. Players such as Marlin Jackson and Kelvin Hayden fit that bill perfectly. Both were quality starters during the Peyton Manning era but couldn’t remain healthy. This, coupled with the poor drafting job by Bill...
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Best cornerback drafted in Colts history

We are approaching the end of our best of compilation of Colts draft picks with the secondary being the final area to look into. When you look at the Colts secondary today, no starter was drafted by the Colts. The last remaining player, Antoine Bethea, left in free agency to the 49ers. Since the mid-2000s, the Colts drafted a slew of cornerbacks that were good players yet injury...
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Jackson on U-M "D", Pepper, & More (YouTube)

Former Michigan All-American and NFL defensive back Marlin Jackson joined GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb on Sports Talk 1050 to share his thoughts on Jabrill Peppers, the need for more aggressiveness from Michigan's defense, the impact Missouri defensive end Michael Sam will have on the NFL, and more.
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Top 10 reasons why Nate Allen is still the Eagle starter at safety

On the plus side, it's not interference 10) Kerry Rhodes might be homo- sexual, which could really mess up the music mix in practice 9) Wes Hopkins is retired, Andre Waters is dead, and Brian Dawkins already told them no on general principles 8) Colt Anderson is too important on special teams, which are more fun to watch anyway 7) Earl Wolff spells his name in an odd way...
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29th picks of the past

As of now, if the Patriots choose not to trade their first round pick, they will be set to draft who they feel is the best fit at the 29th overall selection. This is a BIG 'if'. Anyways, there's no harm in taking a little trip down memory lane to see who the 29th picks of the past were. Here's the list, followed by Mike Reiss' analysis: 2012: S Harrison Smith...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson says Hoke has “Energized” Michigan

Former Michigan All-American defensive back Marlin Jackson was in Ann Arbor recently for the Griese, Hutchinson, Woodson Champion for Children’s Hearts Weekend. GoBlueWolverine caught up with former first round draft choice and discussed his thoughts on Brad Hoke, Greg Mattison, the Saints bounty scandal, his current playing status and more.***Video interview included***
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Horseshoe Diaries, Volume 1

Earlier this week I asked Colts Authority readers to share their personal Colts stories with us. I have to admit, I was a bit nervous that no one would respond, perhaps not wanting to be 'the first' to put themselves out there. My fears were quickly alleviated as many of you have already shared or said you will soon share your stories with us. My deepest thanks to all of...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Judging the Draft: Indianapolis Colts 2007

This is the eighth part in a season-long series assessing the effectiveness of the last 13 years of drafting. For details on how the drafts are judged see the first post in the series (1998 draft). And now we begin. The 2007 draft is one of the most hotly contested cases against Bill Polian, and the year that most people would associate with the beginning of the Colts' decline...
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Judging the Draft: Indianapolis Colts 2005

This is the eighth part in a season-long series assessing the effectiveness of the last 13 years of drafting. For details on how the drafts are judged see the first post in the series (1998 draft). 1998 Draft (A-) 1999 Draft (A) 2000 Draft (B+) 2001 Draft (A) 2002 Draft (B) 2003 Draft (A+) 2004 Draft (B) In the 2005 draft we see just the second first round pick of the Polian...
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Colts Draft Strategy

Reader Matt Shedd provides us with this lengthy look at the strategy behind the Colts drafts. This piece asks whether 'best player available' is the right strategy. Nate has already proved, quite carefully, that the Colts drafts have not gotten worse, only later.  We are still getting players that are within the talent range and production range that should be expected...
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November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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