Category: ‘Wide Receivers’
Indianapolis Colts Sign Former First Round Pick Heyward-Bey
April 1st, 2013 at 9:40 PM
The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey on Monday, April 1, according to the team's official website. The deal between Heyward-Bey and the Colts will be for one-year and worth $3 million, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Heyward-Bey, 26, is a 6-foot, 2-inch, 216 pound former first round pick...
Indianapolis Colts Still Searching for a Wide Receiver
March 30th, 2013 at 2:26 PM
***PHOTO1***Darrius Heyward-Bey came to Indianapolis last week and left without a contract. He did the same in Detroit, so it's not a foregone conclusion that he's out of the Colts' plans, but it's getting late in the free agent game and the Colts still haven't secured a wide receiver. The Colts...
Dwight Freeney and Indianapolis Colts Part Ways
February 15th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
***PHOTO1***We knew it was coming. To some degree, it was even surprising they stayed with him this long, but today the Indianapolis Colts made it official. Owner Jim Irsay tweeted, "Sadly, Dwight and the Horseshoe parting ways." In a prepared statement announcing the Colts would not renew Freeney's contract, Irsay said: “Few...
Indianapolis Colts Free Agent Needs: Wide Receiver
February 7th, 2013 at 9:17 AM
As Ryan Grigson and the Indianapolis Colts assess their free agent needs this offseason, wide receiver might not seem like a pressing need compared to other areas on the field. Reggie Wayne returns, having regained his Pro Bowl form this season and TY Hilton emerged as a dangerous deep threat. But...
TY Hilton Earns NFL Special Teams Player of the Week
November 28th, 2012 at 2:38 PM
From the Indianapolis Colts The NFL today announced that Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 12. This marks the first time Hilton has earned the award in his career. Last week against Buffalo, Hilton recorded his second two-touchdown game...
Indianapolis Colts Place Seth Olsen on IR
October 8th, 2012 at 6:32 PM
From the Indianapolis Colts: The Indianapolis Colts today waived tight end Dominique Jones and placed guard Seth Olsen on Injured Reserve. Olsen is designated for return to the active roster. The Colts also signed wide receiver Kris Adams to the practice squad. Jones was signed as an undrafted free agent on April...
Donnie Avery Has the Most to Prove This Week for the Indianapolis Colts
August 23rd, 2012 at 9:54 AM
There's an old saying in NFL locker rooms this time of year: "You can't make the team from the training room." While several Indianapolis Colts have been sidelined with injuries, veteran WR Donnie Avery has probably been most injured by his injury. Avery has been unable to go in either of...
Quan Cosby Making a Name for Himself with Indianapolis Colts
August 13th, 2012 at 3:58 PM
Quan Cosby had a great performance in yesterday's preseason opener against the St. Louis Rams. I had a chance to speak with him after the game and he's very enthusiastic about his and the Colts' prospects for 2012. Colts.com has the full story here. ***PHOTO1***
TY Hilton Loving the South Florida Weather in Indianapolis
August 4th, 2012 at 11:36 AM
I had a chance to talk with the Indianapolis Colts third round draft choice TY Hilton earlier this week. Colts.com has the details of our conversation.
Time for Andrew Luck to Hit the Books
June 15th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1***If Andrew Luck thought preparing for finals at Stanford was hard, he ain't seen nothing yet. With mandatory mini-camp in the rear view mirror, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback now has a little over a month to prepare for his toughest exam yet: NFL training camp and his first regular season...
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...
Decoding Jim Irsay: “Emerge” Means “Not Here Yet”
May 15th, 2012 at 1:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took a break from tweeting obscure song lyrics to issue this update on the status of his team: "Franchise is taking shape..3rd Receiver and 2nd Corner must emerge..much progress in Free Agency n Draft…Def Front 7 should impress new 3-4.’’ Let's start with the back end first....
Andrew Luck Already in Charge as Indianapolis Colts Start Rookie Mini-Camp
May 4th, 2012 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1***Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano called him "unflappable." A nervous rookie WR, TY Hilton said that he helped calm him down. Andrew Luck just started his new job today as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts and is already showing the signs of being the leader the Colts hoped for...
Can Andrew Luck’s Stanford Roommate Defy the Odds and Make the NFL?
May 3rd, 2012 at 2:57 PM
When the Indianapolis Colts kick off their rookie mini camp this weekend, at least three players will be making the adjustment to a new life in blue rather than the Cardinal they've known the last four years at Stanford. In addition to the Colts' first two picks, quarterback Andrew Luck and...
Indianapolis Colts Trade up to Get Speedster TY Hilton
April 27th, 2012 at 11:41 PM
Indianapolis Colts fans were clamoring for a number two wide receiver. With the departures of Pierre Garcon and Anthony Gonzalez, the Colts only had veterans Reggie Wayne and Austin Collie returning for 2012. Indianapolis traded up, taking the San Francisco 49ers third round pick (92 overall) to select TY Hilton out...
Blair White was not Integral to Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver Depth
April 14th, 2012 at 7:30 AM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts have allowed Peyton Manning to walk and released such fan favorites as Dallas Clark and Joseph Addai. Yet yesterday's announcement that the Colts have released WR Blair White seemed to provoke some panic among the Colts faithful concerned about the team's depth at the position. Fear not,...
Indianapolis Colts’ Second Round May Hold the Key to Success in Draft
April 8th, 2012 at 7:02 AM
***PHOTO1***All eyes will be on the Indianapolis Colts as the NFL Draft begins. If all goes as expected, the Colts will make Andrew Luck the first overall pick for 2012. Colts fans, however, would be wise to pay attention to what happens at the end of the first round. What...
Indianapolis Colts Sign Veteran Wide Receiver Donnie Avery
March 24th, 2012 at 12:22 PM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts signed veteran wide receiver Donnie Avery yesterday in an ongoing effort to restock their depleted receiving corps. With the loss of Pierre Garcon and Anthony Gonzalez to free agency, only Austin Collie remained until Reggie Wayne decided to re-sign with the team. Avery's signing brings a veteran's...
Reggie Wayne Agrees to Remain an Indianapolis Colt
March 14th, 2012 at 7:59 AM
***PHOTO1***Reggie Wayne and the Indianapolis Colts foiled conventional wisdom, agreeing to a deal late Tuesday that will keep Wayne in Indianapolis presumably for the remainder of his career. It was widely assumed that of all the Colts' free agents, the aging Wayne would be the most likely to depart for greener...
Pierre Garcon Signs with Washington Redskins
March 13th, 2012 at 8:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last week Pierre Garcon turned down a reported five year, $30 million deal to stay with the Indianapolis Colts. Today, almost as soon as the free agent signing period began, Garcon signed a lucrative five year deal worth $42 million to play for the Washington Redskins. Thus ends a four year career in...