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Category: ‘2012 NFL Draft’

Trent Richardson Traded to Indianapolis Colts for First-Round Pick
September 18th, 2013 at 6:58 PM
The Indianapolis Colts acquired running back Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns in a trade for the Colts’ 2014 first-round draft pick, Wednesday, Sept. 18.   ***PHOTO1***   Richardson, 22, was the third overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, two picks behind Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.   At, 5-foot, 9-inches, 225 pounds, Richardson started all...

Linebacker Cam Johnson Acquired from San Francisco 49ers, DaRick Rogers Signed to Practice Squad
September 2nd, 2013 at 1:21 PM
Continuing to rearrange its roster prior to the regular season opener, the Indianapolis Colts traded for a linebacker and signed a wide receiver Monday, Sept. 2. In an exchange with the San Francisco 49ers, the Colts acquired linebacker Cam Johnson. A seventh-round draft selection was sent back in return, according to...

Colts Sign Tackle Off Buccaneers Practice Squad
September 11th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Offensive tackle Bradley Sowell was signed by the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday, Sept. 11 off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad. The team had an open space on its 53-man roster after releasing backup center A.Q. Shipley and offensive tackle Mike Person on Monday, Sept. 10 and only signing offensive tackle Trai...

Colts Sign Rookie Running Back Alexander, Linebacker Lutrus Moved to IR
August 14th, 2012 at 7:26 PM
Indianapolis Colts team owner Jim Irsay announced on his Twitter account (@JimIrsay) Tuesday, August 14 the signing of running back Alvester Alexander. To make room for Alexander on the 90-man roster, the team placed linebacker Scott Lutrus on injured reserve. Alexander, 21, went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft after forgoing his...

Third Round Selection Dwayne Allen Signs with Colts
July 25th, 2012 at 7:21 PM
Twenty-four rookies reported to training camp for the Indianapolis Colts Wednesday, and one more is now on his way. On his Twitter account Wednesday, Colts owner Jim Irsay announced tight end Dwayne Allen has signed his rookie contract and will immediately report to camp Thursday. The signing leaves Coby Fleener, the team's...

With Andrew Luck Signed, Indianapolis Colts Officially Ready for “New Era”
July 20th, 2012 at 10:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** As expected, the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck agreed to terms yesterday on a four year, $22.1 million deal. With all the haggling over guaranteed money  over, the erstwhile successor to Peyton Manning's legacy is ready to get to work leading the Colts into their "new era." All four years of the...

Indianapolis Colts Have Ten Percent of NFL’s Remaining Unsigned Draft Picks
July 8th, 2012 at 4:57 PM
With their first practice only three weeks away, the Indianapolis Colts still have three unsigned draft picks left to deal with. That represents almost ten per cent of the 32 picks left unsigned across the NFL. That would seem to be a big number, unless we forgot how things used to...

Indianapolis Colts Make Two Roster Transactions; Sign WR Ty Holtman and CB Korey Lindsey
June 1st, 2012 at 12:06 PM
The Indianapolis Colts got one of their third round draft picks under contract and picked up another cornerback via the waiver wire on Thursday. The Colts announced they've signed WR TY Hilton to a four year deal totaling $2.6 million for the rookie speedster out of Florida International. Hilton should compete for time...

Bill Polian: New Trade Deadline Would Have Altered Indianapolis Colts Strategy
May 28th, 2012 at 6:58 PM
***PHOTO1***It was a perfect storm of bad that ushered out Bill Polian, Jim Caldwell, and of course, Peyton Manning in addition to many others of the "old era." Manning's neck injury combined with Joseph Addai's injury plus a little bad luck ultimately brought the Colts to 2-14 finish and the...

Fifth-Round Selection Josh Chapman Signed by Indianapolis Colts
May 22nd, 2012 at 3:13 PM
The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of defensive tackle Josh Chapman Tuesday, the team's first pick of the fifth-round in the 2012 NFL Draft. Chapman, 22, played his collegiate career at the University of Alabama where he was a member of two BCS national championship teams. As Alabama's starting nose tackle, his...

Indianapolis Colts Ink Seventh Round Draft Choice
May 18th, 2012 at 10:11 AM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced via Twitter that the team had reached agreement with seventh round draft choice, Justin Anderson. Anderson becomes the fifth of the Colts' 10 picks to sign in the last three days. Anderson played tackle at the University of Georgia, but like teammate Cordy Glenn, can...

First 2012 Draft Picks Signed by Indianapolis Colts
May 16th, 2012 at 7:40 PM
The Indianapolis Colts have announced the signing of four of its player selections from the 2012 NFL Draft. Fifth-round pick running back Vick Ballard, sixth-round pick wide receiver LaVon Brazill and seventh-round picks defensive end Tim Fugger and quarterback Chandler Harnish are the first draft selections to sign contracts with the...

Cleveland Browns Approached Indianapolis Colts About Top Pick
May 9th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Cleveland Browns team president Mike Holmgren disclosed on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" show this morning that the Browns were in conversations with several teams prior to the 2012 NFL Draft in an effort to move up from their fourth slot to draft a quarterback. That the Browns were negotiating with St....

Colts Sign Undrafted Safety, Potentially Fill Out Roster
May 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 PM
The full 90-player roster for the Indianapolis Colts has been filled with the signing of undrafted rookie free agent safety Latarrius Thomas. Thomas, 24, finished his collegiate career at Eastern Michigan University after transferring from the University of Louisville. Playing at 6-foot 1-inch, 210 pounds, he recorded 79 tackles with three...

Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Position Once Again in Good Hands
May 2nd, 2012 at 11:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is embarking upon a series of articles in which we will break down the Indianapolis Colts roster now that the NFL Draft has been completed. With the exception of a few minor tweaks here and there, the current collection of players on the Colts' roster is pretty much...

“Mr. Irrelevant” Does not Always Remain That Way
May 1st, 2012 at 12:22 PM
The Indianapolis Colts had the distinction of not only having the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, but the last as well. With that pick, the Colts selected the player who has come to have the dubious honor as "Mr. Irrelevant." That pick this year is QB Chandler Harnish from...

Indianapolis Colts Address Lack of Defensive Draft Picks with Eight Rookie Signings
April 30th, 2012 at 5:45 PM
Eight defensively players were announced among the thirteen undrafted rookie free agents agreeing to terms with the Indianapolis Colts as of Monday, April 30. On the defensive line, ends Kevin Eagan and James Aiono and tackle Chigbo Aunoby was added. In the secondary, defensive backs Cameron Chism, Buddy Jackson and Antonio...

Indianapolis Colts Add Five Offensive Rookies After Draft
April 30th, 2012 at 5:43 PM
Four offensive players and a punter were announced among the thirteen additional undrafted rookies agreeing to terms with the Indianapolis Colts as of Monday, April 30. On offense, the team has signed wide receivers Jabin Sambrano and Griff Whalen, offensive guard Hayworth Hicks and offensive tackle Steven Baker. Also, punter Brian...

Indianapolis Colts’ DBs Have New Speedsters to Contend with in the AFC South
April 30th, 2012 at 10:23 AM
The Indianapolis Colts' defensive backs had better start working hard. Their jobs just got a lot harder after their AFC South rivals added plenty of weapons at wide receiver during the 2012 NFL Draft. Here are the Colts 101 grades for each of the Colts' divisional rivals: Houston Texans:  B+ The...

Colts Add Two Rookies After Draft Concludes
April 29th, 2012 at 2:31 PM
Continuing to add depth in positions of need, the Indianapolis Colts signed two undrafted rookie free agents after the end of the 2012 NFL Draft Saturday. Southern California linebacker Chris Galippo and Rhode Island offensive tackle Jason Foster were both signed after the Colts made its final pick in the seventh...