How Does the Colts Defense Measure Up?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s  NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Indianapolis Colts Power Ranking: 27 Click here to see full rankings View image | gettyimages.com Another AFC team that relied heavily on its offense to keep them in games was Indy. They ranked 12th against the pass, but their run defense was simply a disaster.  The best examples are...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2 draft picks agree to deals to complete Colts' rookie class

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with third-round draft picks D'Joun Smith and Henry Anderson. Terms were not immediately available Friday, though most rookies taken outside the first round sign three-year deals. The announcement means all eight of Indy's draft picks will be signed when players report to training next Saturday. Smith, a 5-foot-11, 193...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck, Vontae Davis get their own concept logos

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is a low-key type, who doesn't typically seek to draw attention to himself outside of what normally comes from throwing multiple touchdowns per season.So, it's unlikely the fourth-year pro would ever go so far as to develop his own logo. Now, thanks to folks at NFL Memes, someone has gone to the trouble of doing it for him. Check out these...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 cornerbacks

We continue our offseason rankings series with a look at the NFL’s top 10 cover men. 1. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks — For the fourth consecutive season, opposing quarterbacks completed fewer than half of their passes and had a combined passer rating below 60.0 when throwing at Sherman, who was yet again a first-team All-Pro. 2. Darrelle Revis, New York Jets — The man...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL?

We continue our offseason rankings series with a look at the NFL’s top 10 cover men. 1. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks — For the fourth consecutive season, opposing quarterbacks completed fewer than half of their passes and had a combined passer rating below 60.0 when throwing at Sherman, who was yet again a first-team All-Pro. 2. Darrelle Revis, New York Jets — The...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Starting secondary

The Indianapolis Colts had a solid array of cornerbacks last year, and the starting core is still in tact for this season. Darius Butler is a solid slot receiver, Greg Toler is one of the better cornerback 2’s in the league, and Vontae Davis is an elite shut down cornerback, and one of the few blue chip players on the Indianapolis Colts roster. Nothing will change in the lineup...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

This Vontae Davis stat might shock you

Vontae Davis burst onto the scene last season as one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. He allowed zero touchdowns, and in fact has not allowed once since December of 2014. While quarterbacks had trouble throwing in Vontae’s direction, everyone else also had trouble getting around him as well. Vontae Davis and Jason McCourty missed the least amount of tackles among Cornerbacks...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

You won’t believe your eyes when looking at this stat on Jason McCourty

Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty is by far the team’s best asset in the secondary and he has the stats to prove it. He was third on the team in total tackles (85) and led the team in interceptions (3) and passes defensed (11). All of those are very impressive, but this stat from Pro Football Focus might top them all: Vontae Davis and Jason McCourty missed the least amount...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Why Vontae Davis is elite

The NFL has turned into a passing league. For offenses, you need a quarterback, wide receivers, and athletic tight ends in order to keep up with the speed of the game. For defense, you need a strong pass rush and great cornerbacks in order to counter the heavy artillery of passing attacks. The elite cornerbacks in the game the past few seasons have been guys such as Seattle Seahawks...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vontae Davis named to NFL's 'Top 100 Players of 2015' list

Vontae Davis's peers think highly of him. Davis would prefer they think more highly of him, but he'll keep working on it. On Wednesday, the Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl cornerback was named to the NFL Network's 'Top 100 Players of 2015' list, coming in at No. 59. The list is voted on by fellow NFL players.  Davis allowed a league-low 38.8 quarterback rating on passes thrown his...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

TBT: Vontae Davis’s crushing hit

It might have just been a normal regular season game, but All-Pro corner Vontae Davis’ crushing hit on Giovani Bernard will never go away from my memory. I mean ouch, I still get chills every time I watch this hit. Just another reason why Davis was one of the best corners in the game in 2014. You may also be interested in: TBT: Vontae Davis’s crushing hit Three players who...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Will Be Vontae Davis' First All-Pro Season

The Indianapolis Colts face some of the best wide receivers in the NFL this season. Cornerback Vontae Davis will have the responsibility of covering these players on a weekly basis and have a chance to prove that he is an elite defender. Davis, who turns 27 today, has improved massively since he was acquired from the Miami Dolphins in 2012. The 2014 season was by far the best of...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Colts Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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May 20, 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

Colts Get to Work on Defense, Draft CB D’Joun Smith from FAU

Your wait for a defensive draft pick is over. After trading down from 61 to 65 (first pick in the 3rd round), the Colts have selected Florida Atlantic cornerback D’Joun Smith (5-10, 187). This looks like a good best player available pick that also fills a need. Indianapolis does not have a deep group of corners beyond Vontae Davis. Greg Toler struggles with injuries, and Darius...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Colts Draft in Round One?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colt’s lockdown corner set to tie the knot

Female Indianapolis Colt fans, if you were ever dreaming of the time you were to marry Pro Bowl corner Vontae Davis, those dreams have finally set sail. He is finally getting married. IT'S OFFICIAL #davisduo2015 A photo posted by Vontae Davis (@vontaedavis) on Apr 20, 2015 at 8:40pm PDT You may also be interested in: Indianapolis Colt’s lockdown corner set to tie the...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

With Dee Milliner On Trade Block, Colts Should Make a Move

In 2012, the Indianapolis Colts were in the middle of a rebuild and in desperate need of a lockdown cornerback. They elected to send a second-round draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for Vontae Davis. In return, the Colts were able to get one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL.Now, there are reports coming out of New York that the Jets are taking inquiries about a trade for former...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vontae Davis's Half-Box Squat with Plate

When NFL CB Vontae Davis was traded by the Dolphins to the Colts in 2012, it was a turn for the better. After two stellar seasons, he re-signed with the
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Vontae Davis on covering T.Y. Hilton at the Pro Bowl: I’ll shut him down

The Indianapolis Colts have seven players participating in the weekend’s Pro Bowl. Two of them will go head-to-head Sunday. Vontae Davis and T.Y. Hilton were both vital parts to the Colts success this season as it resulted in a trip to the AFC Championship. But for the first time they will be lined up against each other. And Davis, who did not allow a touchdown this season in 839...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

A Man Named Vontae

The story of Vontae Davis can be broken down into 5 chapters.Chapter 1: Humble BeginningsBorn in Washington, D.C. along with his brother Vernon Davis (tight end for the 49ers), Vontae Davis played cornerback and wide receiver at Dunbar High School, and quickly became a star. He was noticed by many local scouts as well as being recognized by media outlets and received many awards...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tape Review: Vontae Davis’ Elite Day Against Peyton Manning

Editor’s note: You guessed it, another Colts Academy piece moved here due to server issues. I wish we could do this piece justice with layout, but our hands are tied. Regardless, Jack Browne does a great job here.  At this point, Colts fans love affair with Vontae Davis is getting out of hand. After a stellar season, the corner has gone from an inconsistent player that fans appreciate...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonta Davis “Seattle gave us the blueprint”

Vontae Davis has played like an All Pro this season, and during the Indianapolis Colts 24-13 victory over the Denver Broncos it was no different. In 968 snaps this season Davis has yet to give up a touchdown. And according to Pro Football Focus (subscription required) it was Davis’ best game of his season. He finished the game with an overall rating of 6.8, including a pass coverage...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Colts can upset the Broncos

This week, we will go game by game in the NFL playoffs and break down the upset chances of each of the Divisional Round’s road teams. Read our other previews: Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers Indianapolis is in a really unique position this weekend against the Broncos. See, the Colts are...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Vontae Davis has got nothing on this super cute Colts fan

#Colts pic.twitter.com/NyslOEa0ha — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) January 2, 2015 You may also be interested in: Female Friday: Vontae Davis has got nothing on this super cute Colts fan Female Friday: This Twitter hottie loves her Colts Regular season awards for the Indianapolis Colts
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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