Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting a safety is biggest need

Sure, there are a number of holes on the Indianapolis Colts roster, but most of those would be depth issues. Safety is the most prevalent hole that GM Ryan Grigson wants to fill. I can tell you that he definitely has faith in his 2013 fourth-round pick, Khaled Holmes, to man the center position. He also brought in Phil Costa to be a backup to Holmes, even though it’s not the greatest...
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Colts ink two FBs from Super Regional Combine

The Indianapolis Colts grabbed two fullbacks Friday, two players not in the NFL in 2013, per the Colts' official website. Both Stephen Campbell and Cameron White participated at the regional combines in New York/New Jersey and Chicago respectively. They were each invited to the Super Regional Combine in Detriot. Per Mike Wilkening, PFT: ' Both rookie fullbacks have shown...
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Weekly Rewind: 5 best Colts ever drafted; Jim Irsay sanctions; Aldon Smith; and more

Time to catch up on the biggest stories from the Colts in the past week. Greg Manusky the right fit. CLICK HERE Will Irsay be held accountable? CLICK HERE 5 best players ever in Colts draft history. CLICK HERE Biggest busts at corner. CLICK HERE  Andrew Luck, Manning comparison will never go away. CLICK HERE Could Aldon Smith fit in Indianapolis. CLICK HERE Robert Mathis and his...
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Colts receiver Reggie Wayne motivated by media 'naysayers'

Reggie Wayne's wardrobe ensemble included a jacket, causal shirt and Colts-blue loafers. Oh, and the veteran receiver was armed with enough motivation to galvanize the entire city. First and foremost, the dapper Wayne was on hand Friday evening at Dunaway's to host a cancer fundraiser in honor of Ava Parker. The 2-year-old lost her battle to brain cancer in January. "...
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Colts reportedly picked up Anthony Costonzo’s option

According to Mike Chappells of the Indianapolis Star,  the Colts have picked up the fifth-year option of offensive lineman Anthony Costonzo’s contract. According to @AlbertBreer, 5th-yr option for #colts OT Anthony Castonzo is $7.438 mill. Expect team to exercise option by May 3 deadline. — Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) April 18, 2014 Costonzo is now under contract through 2015...
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Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters

Indianapolis Colt Reggie Wayne has been shutting down skeptics since his days as a Miami Hurricane. As he fights through the rehab process surrounding the ACL injury that he suffered in October, he has a message for his detractors: “you motivate me.” Please click here to read this story. The post Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters appeared first on Players View.
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Colts Expected To Pick Up OT Anthony Castonzo’s Fifth-Year Option

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star expects the Colts to pick up OT Anthony Castonzo‘s fifth-year option before the May 3 deadline.  The 2015 option would run the Colts $7.438 million, but this salary is only guaranteed for injury, so they could focus on a long-term extension in the time being.  The Colts had major offensive line issues when they drafted Castonzo a...
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Top 10 worst trades in NFL history: Colts land two

In the history of the NFL there have been many trades that have wound up as mind boggling. The Colts have made two different ones that land out our top 10 list. So which trades land there? Marshall Faulk, and John Elway. I have no idea why Elway lands on this list, simply because if we do not trade Elway he goes back to playing baseball for the New York Yankees, and the Colts do...
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Will Jim irsay be held accountable for his actions?

Jim Irsay has always been an involved owner; however, his involvements as of late may find him in a bit of trouble; both with the law and the NFL. The charges brought against Irsay include four felony counts of possessing a controlled substance, as well as driving under the influence. Irsay is held to the same personal conduct policy, set out by the NFL, as the league’s players...
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Colts reportedly won't allow Hakeem Nicks to wear No. 88

(Credit: BSO) Although the number 88 isn’t officially retired by the Indianapolis Colts, it appears nobody else will wear it again for the team. This includes recently signed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who wore 88 with the New York Giants. 88 is a sacred number in Indy, as it belonged to the franchise’s all-time leading receiver Marvin Harrison, as well as Hall of Fame tight...
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Chuck Pagano: It’s an important offseason for Trent Richardson

The Colts kick off their offseason program on Monday and it promises to be a big one for running back Trent Richardson. Richardson’s in-season arrival in a trade with the Browns cost the Colts a first-round pick and got them a back who wound up being benched in favor of Donald Brown near the end of the season. The Colts have maintained faith in Richardson and the back said after...
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Colts still stressing importance of Trent Richardson

getty images Early in the 2013 season the Indianapolis Colts sent a first round pick to the Cleveland Browns for Trent Richardson. The trade did not immediately pay dividends for the Colts as Richardson never got going and eventually lost the starting role of Colts running back to Donald Brown. While Richardson struggled the Colt stressed the difference of the two systems and continued...
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Colts won't let Hakeem Nicks wear soon-to-be honored #88

After wearing No. 88 during his five-year career with the New York Giants and as a standout receiver at North Carolina, Hakeem Nicks has been given No. 14 by the Colts, according to the team's website.And not by any choice of the newly acquired wideout.To be clear, the Colts have not officially retired the 88 jersey which the team’s all-time leading receiver, Marvin Harrison...
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Colts Sign FBs Stephen Campbell & Cameron White

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have signed fullbacks Stephen Campbell and Cameron White to contracts on Thursday.
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Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts restricted free agent G Joe Reitz has signed his restricted tender.  Reitz received an original round tender from the Colts a few months ago and will now make $1.431 million for the 2014 season.  Reitz, 28, signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2008. He...
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The Indianapolis Colts are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Top 5: Best players ever drafted by Indianapolis Colts

The biggest Mayflower move since Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas in 1492, the Baltimore Colts packed up in the middle of the night and moved the franchise to Indianapolis. Since then, the Colts have made a slew of great draft picks. The Peyton Manning era led to one Super Bowl victory in February of 2007, and had several Pro Bowl players on the roster that Bill Pollian...
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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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Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting an offensive guard is biggest need

To make sure quarterback Andrew Luck is able to have a long and healthy career with the Indianapolis Colts, they will need to find a way to protect him. Now protecting Luck could include running the ball, running quick screens, or even drawing up plays where Luck is able to release the ball quickly. While these are formulas for a healthy quarterback, the solution is around the offensive...
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Horseshoe Mailbag: Colts to target return specialist in draft?

This weeks questions pertains to a player out of Kent State named Dri Archer. Question: Do you see the Colts using a prospect like Dri Archer? They hosted a private workout. Archer posted the fastest 40 time(4.26) at the combine since Chris Johnson posted his 4.24 in 2008. He was a four year player at Kent State as he totaled 21 touchdowns throughout his career. He rushed for over...
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Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning comparison will never fade

In only two seasons into the league, the impressive Andrew Luck has amassed an astonishing 8,196 yards and 46 touchdowns. He also has dangerous and under appreciated quickness giving him 632 yards on the ground and another nine touchdowns. However, due to his predecessor, Luck will always be compared to one particular quarterback, Peyton Manning. Manning led a terrible Colts team...
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Indianapolis Colts 2014 NFL Mock Draft 7.0 – 7 Rounds

At this point in the NFL Draft process you really start to see some of the prospects that teams are interested in. You just have to try and determine what is a smokescreen and what isn't. With how close the Colts play their cards to their vest, they are no different.Head coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson have touched on some of the positions they are interested...
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Power Rankings: Indianapolis Colts have had a top-5 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Twitter Tuesday: Robert Mathis’ new uniform

The reining NFL sack leader Robert Mathis may have a new uniform for the upcoming season. Teammate Vick Ballard tweeted out at picture yesterday of the mid-evil amour uniform in front of Mathis’s locker. Apparently gifts from fellow defensive teammates Bjoern Werner and Daniel Adongo. Sneak peek of @RobertMathis98 uniform next year. #sackman #beware #herecomesthestripsack pic.twitter...
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2014 Colts Schedule: Five Games to Anticipate

It might only be April, but it is never too early to start looking towards next season. After going to the playoffs for back-to-back seasons and benefiting from fairly easy schedules, the Colts face tough opponents in 2014 and will be tested nearly every week. In the upcoming season, the Colts find themselves playing each AFC division winner, the AFC North and the NFC East. Don...
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