Retired Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee this week on his podcast discussed a recent conversation he had with new team general manager Chris Ballard, and came away thinking, “Indiana will absolutely love this guy.”
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During the Ryan Grigson era, the Indianapolis Colts signed Arthur Jones to a five-year contract worth $33 million in 2014. On Friday, Chris Ballard released him, freeing up $5.15 million in cap space along the way after accounting for the defensive tackle’s $2.2 million in dead cap for this season. All told, Jones played in just 17 games during his tenure in Indianapolis. He played...
After a quiet few days in free agency, the Colts added some money to their cap space with the release of Arthur Jones. In three seasons with the Colts, Jones played in just 17 of 48 games.
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In his latest mock draft, NFL Media analyst Charlie Casserly has the Indianapolis Colts selecting Utah offensive tackle Garett Bolles with the 15th-overall pick. What does Bolles bring to the table?
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So far in free agency the Indianapolis Colts have been busy, signing 13 players in the last two weeks. The team has addressed multiple spots on the roster, but none have seen more additions than outside linebacker. The Colts signed Jabaal Sheard, John Simon, and Barkevious Mingo soon after free agency began, and in particular Sheard and Simon represent two of the biggest signings...
“I don’t want to create the misconception that we are never going to hit free agency. That’s not right,” Colts general manager Chris Ballard said at the NFL Combine, before going on to explain that it’s all about signing the right players, especially from a locker room standpoint. That was an important clarification, and it’s worth pointing out again now a few weeks...
The Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday signed wide receiver Kamar Aiken, a good addition to their wide receiver corps. It was a good signing by Indy, but the question is how he will fit in with the Colts’ offense. It was assumed that he would get the chance to compete for some serious playing time, and it turns out that will be the case. “With Chris [Ballard], we had a good talk...
After three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, wide receiver Kamar Aiken has signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts. The 27-year-old goes from catching passes from Joe Flacco to catching passes from Andrew Luck. Not a bad trade-off. The Colts could use a big-bodied receiver like Aiken. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Central Florida product hauled in 128 catches for 1,539 yards...
Indianapolis Colts punter-turned-Barstool Sports talk show host Pat McAfee joined The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday to discuss his career transition. While talking about his new job, all the people he gets to talk to, and what they’re doing in their communities, he casually dropped a reference to Edgerrin James’s new “adult ballet”in Miami. Yes, that means what you think it...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed two more free agents -- defensive end Margus Hunt and offensive lineman Brian Schwenke. Terms of the deals were not immediately available. Hunt was Cincinnati's second-round pick in 2013 and played in 44 games, with 26 tackles, one sack and three passes deflections. The 6-foot-8, 295-pound Hunt also blocked three kicks. He becomes...
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INDIANAPOLIS -- John Simon hopes to make the Indianapolis Colts' defense tougher. Barkevious Mingo just wants a shot to jump-start his career. Both are coming to town for the same reason -- to lead the Colts back to the playoffs. "I know they are a very competitive team year in and year out, and they are always contenders to make it all the way," Simon said Monday, his first public...
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Running back Robert Turbin is reportedly re-upping with the Indianapolis Colts on a two-year contract worth up to $4.1 million. Originally a fourth-round selection out of Utah State by the Seattle Seahawks, Turbin spent his first three seasons in the Pacific Northwest. He then bounced between the Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns in 2015 before landing in Indy last season.As a...
The Indianapolis Colts are looking to improve their front seven, and signing Dontari Poe would go a long way toward helping the team accomplish that goal.Josina Anderson of ESPN reported on Sunday that Poe was visiting with the Colts, and it sounded as though he intended to sign a contract. Poe, who weighs nearly 350 pounds, is one of the better nose tackles in football. The former...
The New England Patriots are losing a defensive player to the Indianapolis Colts.Defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard is signing with the Colts, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates. Schefter says it's a 3-year, $25.5 million deal with $12.75 million guaranteed.Sheard visited the Miami Dolphins on Thursday and then the Colts on Friday, and it looks like Indy didn’t let...
The Colts shipped off tight end Dwayne Allen and a sixth round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft to the New England Patriots on Wednesday in return for a fourth-round pick, meaning that both tight ends selected by the Colts in the 2012 Draft (Coby Fleener being the other player of note) have now departed from the roster. At face value, it would seem that the Patriots stole one from...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Indianapolis Colts have cut starting cornerback Patrick Robinson. The move comes a day after the start of free agency and saves the Colts $2.5 million. Injuries limited Robinson to seven games and 26 tackles in 2016, his only season in Indianapolis. The 5-foot-11, 191-pound Robinson played his first five NFL seasons in New Orleans before joining San Diego...
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If you can't spot the sucker at the table, one tip: It may be you, but it's definitely not the guy wearing the cutoff hoodie.In the past 24 hours, Bill Belichick has proved yet again that the dominance of the New England Patriots doesn't stop when the Lombardi Trophy rolls down Boylston Street. It continues straight into free agency, the draft and then picks up again when the team...
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Alshon Jeffery is reportedly receiving interest from several teams on the free agent market, and the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles may be leading the charge.While Jeffery has had talks with the Chicago Bears about returning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that both the Eagles and Colts are making a “strong push” to sign the 27-year-old. While remaining healthy...
It’s no secret that the Patriots were in the market for a tight end — maybe two, even — and they went out and solved that problem on Wednesday. The Patriots traded for Colts tight end Dwayne Allen, and immediately filled the void left by Martellus Bennett (who will be a free agent tomorrow). They now have the option to draft a tight end, too, and likely will take the opportunity...
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry has officially been charged with two felonies stemming from a drunken episode on February 25 in which he stole a golf cart and threatened police officers.“According to court records from Maricopa County Superior Court, Parry, 25, was charged with theft of a means of transportation and resisting arrest with physical force – both...
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