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COLTS DAILY HEADLINES: JUNE 18TH EDITION

Posted by Kevin Bowen on June 18, 2013 – 8:54 am

Each morning Colts.com will take a look at the top headlines surrounding the Indianapolis Colts from around the globe. What is the local and national media saying about the Colts?

Take a look below at the top five pieces from Tuesday, June 18th.

Pagano wins Halas Award for overcoming adversity

By: George Bremer, Anderson Herald Bulletin

Chuck Pagano was named the 44th winner of the George Halas Award on Monday afternoon.

Pagano becomes the fourth Colt ever to capture the award which is given each season to a player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed.

“I am honored and humbled to receive this award,” Pagano said in a statement released by the Colts. “The encouragement I received from my family, friends, the Irsay family, the Colts organization, the city of Indianapolis and fans around the country was overwhelming. The outpouring of prayers, love and support from a community that hardly knew me made me realize how fortunate and proud I am to serve this organization and city.”

Colts moving Robert Mathis, which could help sack total

By: Darin Gantt, Pro Football Talk

Much has been made about the Colts outside linebacker position and the amount of depth they have on the edge.

In this piece, Gantt points out that the Indianapolis Star’s Mike Chappell said that Pro Bowl outside linebacker Robert Mathis has been moved to the weak outside linebacker spot, where he should get more “rush opportunites.”

According to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star, the Colts have moved Mathis to the weak outside linebacker spot, where he should get more rush opportunities.

PFT, PFT Planet agree on Colts’ Mt. Rushmore

By: Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk

Pro Football Talk is in the process of assembling four-man Mt. Rushmore’s for each NFL franchise and they have decided, along with the fans, on the Colts foursome.

The Colts’ Mt. Rushmore group consists of John Unitas, Peyton Manning, Raymond Berry and Marvin Harrison.

Or in other words, a pair of Hall of Fame quarterbacks with their favorite receivers.


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