Colts snapper Matt Overton opens tailgating venue near Lucas Oil Stadium

Turning to his current profession for inspiration, Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton has realized his dream of starting his own business. The Indianapolis Star reports that the 30-year-old veteran has launched The Blockhouse Indianapolis -- an exclusive quasi-tailgating venue only a block from Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indy. “We want this to be a very exclusiveâ...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The three best tweets during the 2015 offseason for the Indianapolis Colts

While most of the headlines for the Indianapolis Colts have centered around the signings of Andre Johnson, Frank Gore, and Trent Cole this offseason, there has still been other things going on. AROUND COVER32 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s best outside linebackers Five Things: Unsigned free agents that could help a lot of teams Fantasy Football 2015: The top-60 running backs for 2015...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indianapolis Colts Long Snapper Matt Overton Snapping T-Shirts to Crowd at Darius Rucker Concert

During the final month before training camp it is all about having a good time for players in the NFL. It makes sense. They are about to embark on a new season where they will be busy destroying their bodies for the pure enjoyment of the fans. So before that journey begins it is time to have some pure, unadulterated fun. Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton was doing just...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Long Snapper Matt Overton Clowns on Rejected Bachelor Cupcake on Twitter

I am not ashamed to admit it--I dig watching the Bachellorette. It is trash television at its best. How on Earth these guys can come on this show and honestly fall in love with someone they know full well is having deep, intimate conversations (and moments) with a bunch of other dudes is beyond me. No, saying that you accept it as part of the process of the show is not an acceptable...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indianapolis Colts Longsnapper Matt Overton Crushing Balls at Charity Softball Game

For Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton the chance to play and contribute to the team comes on just a few plays per game. It's just the nature of his job. So when he took part in a charity softball game recently he took full advantage of being able to do a lot more than just snap the ball.He crushed the crap out of the ball! Here he clears the bases, but gets stuck on third...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts react to the Tom Brady suspension

Yesterday Tom Brady was given a four game suspension by the NFL for his role in deflategate. The New England Patriots were also fines $1 million, and their 2016 first round draft pick, and 2017 fourth round pick were taken away. This whole incedent started after D’Qwell Jackson intercepted a pass from Brady in the first half of the AFC Championship game. A game in which the Patriots...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Overton sends out strong tweet about Aaron Hernandez

Boston HeraldMatt Overton is one of the most grounded NFL players that will be found in the league, and is one of the Indianapolis Colts’ fan favorites. He loves social media, and unfortunately he had to take to Twitter to post a very true and somber message following Aaron Hernandez being convicted for first degree murder in the Odin Lloyd case. No sign of remorse. Very very...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Long Snapper Matt Overton and Texans J.J. Watt Have Hilarious Exchange on Twitter

Sunday night Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt had a question and answer session on Twitter. A lot of fans asked some great questions, but the best one of the night came from Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton. Having just signed a contract extension Overton is going to be seeing a lot of J.J. in the coming years so he wanted to ask a favor of him.Watt's response...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts players are happy someone signed an extension

Since he was acquired as a free agent in 2012 all Matt Overton does his bust his ass. He has appeared in every game since then, and even made in the Pro Bowl during the 2014 season. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating every NFL QB based on mobility Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team’s logo from 1-32 The Colts signed Overton to a four year extension yesterday, and his fellow...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts extend contract of long snapper Matt Overton

  The Colts have re-signed long snapper Matt Overton, a move that will keep Indy's three Pro Bowl special teams players together at least one more season. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Overton played in all 48 games over the past three seasons and played in the 2014 Pro Bowl. Punter Pat McAfee and kicker Adam Vinatieri were both selected to this year's Pro Bowl...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis extends contract of long snapper Matt Overton

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Colts have re-signed long snapper Matt Overton, a move that will keep Indy's three Pro Bowl special teams players together at least one more season. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Overton played in all 48 games over the past three seasons and played in the 2014 Pro Bowl. Punter Pat McAfee and kicker Adam Vinatieri were both selected to this...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts’ Matt Overton Gathers Twitter Followers to Raise Money for Children’s Hospital

Indianapolis Colts’ long snapper Matt Overton regularly visits children’s hospitals while participating in training camp. In his latest effort to raise money, Overton committed to donating a dollar for every new follower he acquired on Twitter Sunday night to the Ball State University marathon. For every new follower I will donate $1 to the @BallState Dance Marathon that benefits...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts players say thank to the fans after a great season

Some of the Indianapolis Colts players took to social media after their horrendous loss 45-7 to the New England Patriots in the playoffs to thank the fans for the season. The Colts are just ending their third year in a rebuilding process behind cornerstone piece Andrew Luck and still made the AFC Championship game, so to say this season was not up to standards is absurd. Thanks...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Matt Overton found the real MVP of the National Championship game

Almost everyone and their brother was watching the college football National Championship game last night. And Pro Bowl longsnapper Matt Overton spotted the real MVP early. MVP #BallBoy — Matt Overton (@MattOverton_LS) January 13, 2015 That’s some House Party style hair right there. And personally, that is better than Red Lighting from Florida State...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Indianapolis Colts place Hugh Thorton on IR

The Indianapolis Colts have lost a second starting lineman in as many weeks as they place guard Hugh Thorton on IR this afternoon. Thorton started in 8 games this season, but was constantly battling an array of injuries. Thorton finished the season with Pro Football Focus ( subscription required) rating of -6.7. He played just one game in the final five weeks of the season. The Colts...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Apparently Matt Overton loves the Bachelor

It appears as though Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl long snapper Matt Overton enjoys watching the Bachelor on TV. “If you don’t give me a rose I will f**king kill you!” — Matt Overton (@MattOverton_LS) January 6, 2015 We all have our guilty pleasures Matt, so this is a judgement free zone. Plus those eyes creep me out. You may also be interested...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts 4th down army spotted at WWE Raw: Tag team duo next?

There have been a lot of great tag team duo’s in the history of the WWE. The Hardy Boys, The Dudley Boyz,  The Legion of Doom, The New Age Outlaws, and many more. But, the newest tag-team duo needs to come from the Indianapolis Colts. Matt Overton, and Pat McAfee were spotted Monday night at WWE Raw in the front row. Welcome to the @NFL @Colts, in the front row at @WWE #RAW!...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts 4th Down Army shirts are amazing

Pro Bowl long-snapper Matt Overton, Hall of Fame kicker Adam Vinatieri, and soon-to-be Pro Bowl punter Pat McAfee have some nice shirts available for their “4th Down Army” unit. The trio are some of the most beloved Colts players in all of Indiana, and you can get the shirts starting tonight for free for the first 100 people to head to Hamilton Town Center at 7PM. Check it out...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Pat McAfee’s punchable face; 5 keys to a Colts win; and much more

The Indianapolis Colts will try to bounce back from a poor outing last week against the Steelers and try to manhandle the Giants on Monday night. In the meantime catch up on all the biggest news from the past week in Colts country. Behind Enemy Lines: CLICK HERE 5 Keys to a Colts win. CLICK HERE Matt Overton sums up the Colts loss perfectly. CLICK HERE Pat McAfee has that punchable...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Was the Indianapolis Colts Week 9 tilt announced as a top game to watch?

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Overton has the perfect analysis of the Colts loss to the Steelers

The Indianapolis Colts had their five game win streak snapped last Sunday as they were blown out on the road by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Multiple players said that each week is a new season and to forget the loss and move on to next Monday nights game against the New York Giants. That is a good idea, but I think Matt Overton might have had the best analysis of any Colts player about...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts Special Teams Honor Former Titans Kicker Rob Bironas

Recently the Tennessee Titans experienced a tragic loss when their former kicker, Rob Bironas, lost his life in a single car accident. He had played for the Titans for nine seasons and had established a pretty solid relationship with his competitors; one of respect if not actual friendship.To show their respect for their fallen comrade the Indianapolis Colts special teams specialist...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

What really grinds my gears: The negativity towards rookie initiation

In recent years rookie initiation, or “hazing”, has been put under a microscope as something that should be outlawed across the NFL. Mind you, the Miami Dolphins situation is something that should have never happened, but the majority of situations with teams it is harmless fun that allows the rookies to become apart of the brotherhood that is the NFL. In no way shape of form...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Players showing roommate love at camp.

Forth down specialists’ Matt Overton and Pat McAfee are no strangers to Indianapolis Colts fans. The two host several charities, are outspoken on Twitter, and are complete fan favorites, as they usually stay after practice and sign autographs and take pictures with fans. The two have developed a close bond over the years, and last night McAfee showed that with a simple tweet. Watching...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

#ColtsCamp Musings: Players are People, Too

I really do enjoy training camp and the preseason, much more than the average fan (or even the average analyst). I love tracking bottom-of-the roster players in preseason and watching the roster battles pan out.   But the best part about training camp is proximity. At camp, the players are right there. No longer are they faceless bodies colliding at high speeds below the viewer...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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