Best inside linebackers in Colts draft history

When talking about the inside linebacker position, the more modern fan doesn’t think of many notable players that standout. Recently drafted Pat Angerer was injury prone and didn’t bring anything above and beyond to the linebacker core. He led the team in tackles in the abomination that was the 2011 season. I may beat this to the ground in every article I write, but the Colts...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent ILB Pat Angerer Had Interest From “Several Teams,” Waiting To Take Visits

  Free agent ILB Pat Angerer tells Alex Marvez that he had interest from “several teams” earlier this offseason, but would prefer to be 100 percent healthy before visiting with prospective teams. Angerer is recovering from microfracture surgery, and said that he is “still a few months away” from participating in workouts, per Alex Marvez. At the start of March, Angerer’s...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

CA Free Agent Profiles: D’Qwell Jackson

The newest series for the CA Charting Project, the free agent profiles are our attempt to best understand why the Colts front office decided to sign whom they did during free agency. Hopefully, through these profiles, fans and analysts alike can understand who these free agents are, what they bring to the team and what role we can expect them to play in 2014.  As with all of the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: free agency recap

Whew, what a week for the Indianapolis Colts. Free agency was certainly entertaining this year, to say the least. There will be plenty of grades and in depth analysis to get into, but for now, we simply give you a recap of this week’s action. The Colts weren’t quite as active as last season, but there were certainly significant moves made that should effect the 2014 season....
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kozora: Free Agency Wish List

Free agency begins tomorrow. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers will never be big players, made especially likely with little cap space to work with, they still won’t stand completely still on the sidelines during this time. There aren’t any Eric Decker-caliber players below, but here's a short wish list of free agents the Steelers should consider signing. Brian Leonard, RB...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts release center Samson Satele

The Indianapolis Colts have been extremely active today, already parting ways with linebacker Pat Angerer and making a splash by penning free agent linebacker D'Qwell Jackson to a contract. The Colts are obviously unhappy with their inability to procure a Super Bowl last season, and are showing the proactivity associated with the great franchises. They have now released starting...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts release linebacker Pat Angerer after four seasons

With free agency less than a week away, teams are starting to put their plan into action as to what direction they are heading.  Many players that were injured in 2013 are becoming casualties, and Indianapolis Colts linebacker Pat Angerer just became another number to add to that list.  Despite being left off the Colts roster, Angerer is not ready to throw in the towel.Drafted...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Indianapolis Colts sign D’Qwell Jackson

The Indianapolis Colts have struck a four year deal with former Cleveland Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. Jackson was 7th in the league last year in total tackles with 141. He has played his first seven seasons with the Brows after being drafted in the second round from Maryland. He will provide an instant boost to the defense and help replace Pat Angerer. Colts GM Ryan Grigson...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Qwell Jackson follows Chud, T-Rich to Indianapolis Colts

The Browns were kind to give D’Qwell Jackson a chance to sell himself around the NFL and make the best choice for himself. As it turns out, the best choice was in Indianapolis where Jackson is reported to be pulling a 4-year deal worth $22 million ($11 million guaranteed) with the Colts. Jackson follows former teammate Trent Richardson, who was traded this past season, and former...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Agree To Terms With ILB D’Qwell Jackson

Ian Rapoport reports that the Colts have reached an agreement with veteran ILB D’Qwell Jackson. Colts owner Jim Irsay has confirmed the deal, via his Twitter account. Since being cut loose by the Browns, Jackson had visited with the Titans, Broncos and Dolphins before meeting with the Colts last night. Reports indicated that Jackson would be choosing from these four teams, which...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Angerer Unlikely To Be Back With The Colts Next Season

According to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star, free agent ILB Pat Angerer‘s time with the Colts is probably “nearing an end.” Angerer’s agent, Jack Bechta, mentioned that the team will allow him to reach the open market, as they haven’t made an attempting to re-sign him in recent weeks. Angerer, 27, was selected by the Colts in the second-round draft of the 2010...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Mathis needs help

With Robert Mathis anchoring the linebacking core the Indianapolis Colts need to add more depth around him. Pat Angerer struggled last season and lost his starting job, and Erik Walden under performing as well. Bjoern Werner will be coming into his second season, and it is still too early to tell if he will be able to transition to the NFL and the 3-4 scheme. So the Colts need to...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Players They Can't Lose In Free Agency

At some point the Indianapolis Colts knew this had to come. After two seasons of success with a new head coach, a franchise quarterback and a new crew of management, the Colts face a small crossroads in the franchise’s development.What to do with the current crop of free agents?There are 17 potential free agents – unrestricted players – management must deal with. While some...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Add RB Shaun Draughn to roster, Send LB Pat Angerer to IR

The Indianapolis Colts have a leg up on their competition, as the less than daunting AFC South has allowed the team to punch their playoff ticket earlier than anticipated, affording them the ability to prepare for future opponents. The Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens both figure to be playoff opponents, with the Colts facing the Chiefs this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, in...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Place Pat Angerer on IR; Sign Shaun Draughn

The Indianapolis Colts have placed linebacker Pat Angerer on the injured reserve, and have signed running back Shaun Draughn.The Colts will be down a starting linebacker for the rest of the season, as Pat Angerer has been placed on the injured reserve. Angerer didn't play last week, but has been plagued with knee problems all season. Angerer is an unrestricted free agent after...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts put LB Angerer on injured reserve, sign RB

Colts linebacker Pat Angerer was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. Angerer was bothered all season by an undisclosed knee injury but continued to play despite the pain. When it became clear the injury was limiting Angerer's play, the Colts shut him down. Last year, Angerer made only three starts because of a foot injury. He finished the season with 87 tackles...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts place Angerer on IR with knee injury

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Pat Angerer tried to play through the pain in his knee. But in the end, the pain was too much for him to overcome. The Colts placed Angerer on injured reserve -- and likely ended his career with the team -- on Tuesday. Angerer, who will be a free agent in the offseason, will have surgery on his knee. The Colts and Angerer wanted to avoid placing...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Place ILB Pat Angerer On Injured Reserve & Sign RB Shaun Draughn

The Indianapolis Colts announced on Tuesday that they have placed ILB Pat Angerer on season-ending injured reserve.  The Colts also announced the signing of RB Shaun Draughn on Tuesday as well. Angerer, 26, has been dealing with a knee injury this season that is expected to require surgery during the offseason, but he was a healthy inactive this past weekend. The Colts will...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts make roster moves

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with running back Shaun Draughn and placed inside linebacker Pat Angerer on Injured Reserve. Draughn, 6-0, 205 pounds, has appeared in 20 career games, rushing 63 times for 235 yards and two touchdowns, while catching 24 passes for 158 yards. He has also returned 25 kickoffs for 590 yards (23.6 avg.). Draughn was originally signed by the...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts missing 6 starters against Texans

AFC South champion Indianapolis will be missing six starters against Houston. Cornerback Greg Toler is out again with a groin injury, while receiver LaVon Brazill also is inactive for the Colts (8-5) with an ankle injury. The other players sitting out Sunday were outside linebacker Pat Angerer, fullback Stanley Havili, defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, right guard Jeff Linkenbach...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: 2013 Week 7 NFL Power Rankings (#8)

Last week: 8 (+0) Record: 4-2 The Colts’ defense got exposed by a suddenly dynamic San Diego offense, but I’m not holding that loss against them much. It was an obvious trap game between a home win over the Seahawks and an impending reunion with Peyton Manning and the undefeated Broncos in Indianapolis the following week. They are still moving the chains at an 81% rate, as opposed...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Angerer, LaRon Landry won’t play against the 49ers

According to Mike Chappell of the Indy Star,  Colts linebacker Pat Angerer and safety LaRon Landry didn’t make the trip to San Francisco and will not play against the 49ers. Colts LB Pat Angerer (knee), S LaRon Landry (ankle) did not make trip to San Fran. Landry already had been ruled out. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers offense should be able to take advantage of a banged up...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Angerer out for Colts, Raiders' QB still a mystery

Colts linebacker Kelvin Sheppard will replace Pat Angerer as the starting middle linebacker Sunday against Oakland. Angerer was diagnosed with a concussion late this week. The biggest question coming into the season opener was who the Raiders would play at quarterback? Coach Dennis Allen did not announce a starter before the game, though most expect it to be Terrelle Pryor. The...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Angerer day-to-day, concussion symptoms

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Pat Angerer didn't practice Friday because of a concussion suffered almost a week ago. Angerer, who is listed day-to-day, said he suffered the concussion during a hit in Indy's final preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals last Thursday. He says he thought the symptoms would go away. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Angerer was evaluated...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts' Angerer day-to-day with concussion symptoms

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Pat Angerer didn't practice Friday because of a concussion suffered almost a week ago. Angerer, who is listed day-to-day, said he suffered the concussion during a hit in Indy's final preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals last Thursday. He says he thought the symptoms would go away. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Angerer was evaluated...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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