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2014 NFL Draft: What Does It Mean for the Indianapolis Colts?
May 7th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
With the draft quickly approaching, many teams are looking to bump up their rosters, grab new talent, and put rookies to the test, but with only five picks, the Colts may have limited options. ***VIDEO1*** This is further hindered by the fact the colts’ first pick is No.59, which is in the...

30 at 30: Number 14, General Manager Ryan Grigson
July 12th, 2013 at 1:49 PM
In celebration of the Indianapolis Colts' 30th season in the Circle City, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization since moving to Indianapolis. After the debacle of the 2011 season, the Indianapolis Colts were at a crossroads. Peyton Manning's status was unknown, but one thing...

Ryan Grigson Satisfied with Indianapolis Colts’ Progress…For Now
June 14th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts' general manager Ryan Grigson has had the opportunity over the past month to see the parts he's put together this off season. With mandatory mini-camp wrapping up Thursday, Grigson seemed satisfied with what he's seen. That satisfaction won't last long, however. Grigson pronounced his team's off season a success...

Vontae Davis Turning Out to Be a Bargain for Indianapolis Colts
June 4th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
The Indianapolis Colts have one player on their roster who is a true bargain. CBS Sports columnist Jason LaCanfora included cornerback Vontae Davis in his list of players who are among the most economical in the NFL’s salary structure. Last fall, new Colts GM Ryan Grigson made a bold move to...

Position Battles Will Highlight 2013 Indianapolis Colts OTAs and Training Camp
May 13th, 2013 at 8:50 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have welcomed their rookies and now look forward to the process of integrating them into the team for 2013. After a week off this week, organized team activities (OTAs) will begin next week and continue into the first week in June. Though no positions will be won...

Indianapolis Colts Grab Guard with Third Round Pick
April 27th, 2013 at 9:28 AM
The Indianapolis Colts continued their off-season upgrade of the offensive line by selecting Illinois lineman Hugh Thornton with the 86th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. Thornton joins G Donald Thomas and T Gosder Cherilous as additions to the Colts offensive line. General Manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano...

Ryan Grigson on Bjeorn Werner: “He’s a Hell of a Football Player.”
April 26th, 2013 at 8:57 AM
The Indianapolis Colts selection of Florida State DE/OLB Bjeorn Werner last night brings a reaction similar to that of this year’s free agent acquisitions: we’ll see. While Werner was projected as high as the second overall pick in some early mock drafts, his workouts had allowed him to slide down...

Indianapolis Colts GM Ryan Grigson Eager to Show Last Year was No Fluke
April 21st, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Andrew Luck isn't the only member of the Indianapolis Colts who wants to avoid a "sophomore slump." Colts general manager Ryan Grigson, fresh off being named the 2012 NFL Executive of the Year, is ready to oversee his second NFL Draft starting this Thursday and wants to duplicate the kind...

Indianapolis Colts Hope to Steal Defensive Talent in Later Rounds
April 16th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have focused heavily on their defense in free agency. The Colts have acquired no fewer than five new starters since the final gun sounded in Baltimore this past January. Even so, Ryan Grigson and company aren't finished remaking the Colts defense. There's still a need for an impact...

Indianapolis Colts Sign Former Army Linebacker
April 11th, 2013 at 2:42 PM
from the Indianapolis Colts The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent linebacker Josh McNary and placed him on the team’s Reserve/Military List. McNary, who is currently commissioned in the United States Army, will finish his active duty service prior to joining the team. “Josh had an outstanding career at West Point,”...

Indianapolis Colts Acquire Fullback, Retain Jeff Linkenbach
March 28th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
from the Indianapolis Colts The Indianapolis Colts today acquired fullback Stanley Havili in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for defensive end Clifton Geathers. The team also announced that restricted free agent tackle Jeff Linkenbach has signed his qualifying offer. “Stanley fills an immediate need for us at the...

Indianapolis Colts Tab Matt Hasselbeck to Back up Andrew Luck
March 19th, 2013 at 12:43 PM
The Indianapolis Colts apparently learned their lesson from 2011. Not willing to go into the 2013 season with Chandler Harnish as their most experienced backup quarterback, the Colts agreed to terms with veteran Matt Hasselbeck. “We are very pleased to announce the signing of Matt Hasselbeck,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson....

Ryan Grigson, Chuck Pagano Happy with Free Agent Haul
March 16th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano expressed great satisfaction with their free agent signings this week. Both indicated that while the team may still be looking at some minor additions, the Colts major free agent action is finished. Pagano, true to his defensive roots, is most excited...

Indianapolis Colts Add to Defensive Line with Ricky Jean Francois
March 14th, 2013 at 6:55 PM
He was an understudy in San Francisco, but Ricky Jean Francois will get a chance at a starring role with the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts signed the fourth year player to a contract today, bringing their free agent haul to six new players. Since being selected by the 49ers in the...

Indianapolis Colts Fill Need at Safety with Laron Landry
March 14th, 2013 at 7:54 AM
from the Indianapolis Colts Ryan Grigson worked late on Wednesday night. He was determined not to let free agent safety Laron Landry leave Indianapolis without having signed a contract. His persistence paid off.   We're ecstatic about this signing," said Grigson. "We feel LaRon is an absolute game changer and a true impact player....

Where the Indianapolis Colts Stand on the Eve of NFL Free Agency
March 11th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The posturing is over. At midnight, agents and NFL teams can begin to reach actual deals and all the rumors and smokescreens sent out over the past two weeks can be laid to rest.  A lot has happened though since we put out our series of free agency pieces last month....

Indianapolis Colts Extend Fili Moala’s Contract
March 4th, 2013 at 8:02 PM
Having already used their franchise tag on punter Pat McAfee, the Indianapolis Colts must negotiate contracts with any of their remaining free agents before the March 12 deadline in order to keep them on the roster for next season. One of their priority targets was DT Fili Moala who they...

One Year Later, Jim Irsay’s Bold Move Paying Dividends
March 3rd, 2013 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago this week, Indianapolis Colts' owner Jim Irsay and new general manager Ryan Grigson appeared to be sending the Colts into a nuclear winter. The heart and soul of the franchise, quarterback Peyton Manning, was released along with other fan favorites, RB Joseph Addai, TE Dallas Clark and LB Gary...

Indianapolis Colts Have Twice as Much Cap Space as AFC South Rivals
February 28th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have said goodbye to Dwight Freeney and Austin Collie and have a decision yet to make on Jerraud Powers and some others. The Colts' AFC South rivals have their own free agency decisions to make, some of which could greatly impact the divisional race in 2013. The Colts are...

Indianapolis Colts Can Shore up Defense Through Free Agency
February 12th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
The old adage tells us that "offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships." That was true for the Indianapolis Colts this year where Andrew Luck guaranteed sellouts at Lucas Oil Stadium and even led them to the playoffs. That was in spite of a defense, however, that often surrendered yards...