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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS OLB-DANIEL ADONGO SIGNS TENDER 

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 19, 2015 – 5:09 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today announced that exclusive rights free agent outside linebacker Daniel Adongo has signed his tender.

Adongo was signed by the Colts as a free agent on July 25, 2013. Last season, he was placed on Injured Reserve on August 12, 2014. In 2013, Adongo spent the first 12 games of the season on the practice squad before being signed to the active roster and playing in two games on special teams. Prior to joining the Colts, he played for the Southern Kings of Super 15 Rugby in 2013, which is the highest level of professional rugby in the world.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SIGN T-DEMARCO COX

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 2:37 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today signed undrafted free agent tackle Demarco Cox.

Cox, 6-8, 294 pounds, played four years of college basketball at Ole Miss (2010-14) before transferring to George Tech (2014-15) for his final season of eligibility as a fifth-year graduate transfer. Last season, he started all but one game for the Yellow Jackets and was the team’s third-leading scorer (8.8 ppg) and rebounder (6.0 rpg). Cox also led the team in blocked shots (28) and finished second in field goal percentage (50.7%). His last game was on March 10, where he played 32 minutes, scored nine points and collected nine rebounds against Boston College in the ACC Tournament.

At Ole Miss, Cox played in 102 games (29 starts), averaging 3.0 points and 2.8 rebounds. He also posted five double-digit scoring games. Prior to his collegiate basketball career, Cox played football and basketball at Yazoo City (Miss.) High School and received football offers from several SEC and Big 10 universities. He aligned at both the guard and tackle positions on the offensive line and was rated the No. 54 tackle in the nation by ESPN.com and No. 58 by Scout.com.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS MAKE ROSTER MOVES

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 12, 2015 – 5:06 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today waived running backs Michael Hill and Trent Richardson.

Hill was signed by the Colts as a free agent on January 6, 2015 and appeared in two postseason games on special teams. He also spent time on the team’s practice squad in November 2014. For his two-year (2013-14) NFL career, Hill has recorded nine rushing attempts for 23 yards and two receptions for 23 yards in eight games played. He was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri Western State on April 27, 2013 and also spent time with the Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins.

Richardson was acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Cleveland Browns on September 18, 2013. In two seasons (2013-14) with Indianapolis, he recorded 316 rushing attempts for 977 yards and six touchdowns, while adding 55 receptions for 494 yards and a touchdown in 29 games (20 starts). In 2014, Richardson appeared in 15 games (12 starts) and totaled 519 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 159 carries, in addition to 229 receiving yards on 27 receptions. He was originally selected by the Browns with the third overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Alabama.


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COLTS OFFER YOUTH SUMMER CHEER CAMP

Posted by coltsadmin on – 10:11 am

Girls Ages 6-14 Have Opportunity to Attend 4-Day Cheer Summer Camp Hosted by Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders

 

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second consecutive year, the Indianapolis Colts are offering a summer cheer camp for girls ages 6-14. Registration is now open for the 4-day camp, which will be hosted by Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders, July 6-9, 2015. The will include a variety of activities and crafts as well as individual cheer and dance instruction, performance opportunities, autographs from the Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders and much more. In addition, participants have the option to perform before a Colts pre-season game.

 

There is also an option to attend one or two days of the camp. See full pricing information below. Online registration for the Colts Cheer Summer Camp is available at www.colts.com/cheercamp. The deadline to register is June 12.

 

WHAT:           2015 Indianapolis Colts Cheer Summer Camp

  • Open to Girls Ages 6-14
  • 4-Day Camp Hosted by Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders
  • Activities, Crafts, Dance Instruction
  • Opportunity to Perform at Colts Pre-Season Game

 

WHEN:           July 6-9, 2015

 

WHERE:        Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center

                        7001 W. 56th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46254

 

REGISTER:   www.colts.com/cheercamp

 

COST:            

  • $200:Camp only
  • $250: Camp, Gameday performance and Practice DVD of gameday performance
  • $350:Camp, Gameday performance, Practice DVD and 2 tickets to the game
  • $50/day:Single day camp
  • $50:Single Day Gameday Performance (Must come attend at least 2 days of camp to perform at the game)
  • $75/4 days:After Camp Care from 3:30-5:30pm
  • $50/4 days: Before Camp Care from 8:00-9:00am

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SIGN WR-ANDRE JOHNSON 

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 11, 2015 – 4:07 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent wide receiver Andre Johnson.

Johnson, 6-3, 230 pounds, was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection (2005, 2007, 2009-2011, 2013-14) and two-time Associated Press First Team NFL All-Pro (2008-09) in 12 seasons (2003-2014) with the Houston Texans. He is the team’s all-time leading receiver with 1,012 receptions for 13,597 yards and 64 touchdowns. Johnson ranks ninth in NFL history in career receptions and 12th in receiving yards. He has averaged an NFL all-time best 6.0 receptions per game, while his 80.5 yards per contest rank second in NFL annals.

Johnson is one of three players in NFL history to record five 100-catch seasons (2006, 2008-09, 2012-13), surpass 1,500 receiving yards in consecutive years (2008-09) and lead the league in receiving yards in back-to-back seasons (2008-09). He also led the NFL in receptions in 2006 and 2008. Johnson is the only player to record at least 60 receptions in each of his first eight seasons and became the second-fastest player to reach 1,000 catches in NFL history, doing so in his 168th career game. He also tied for the second-fastest player in NFL history to reach 13,000 receiving yards (160 games).

Johnson holds the NFL record with 21 career games with 10-or-more receptions and 100-or-more receiving yards. He has 10 games with at least 10 receptions and 150 yards receiving, which is tied with Jerry Rice for the most in NFL history. Johnson’s 51 career 100-yard receiving games ranks tied for fourth all-time.

Since being selected as the third overall pick of the 2003 NFL Draft, Johnson has recorded the most receptions and receiving yards of any player during that span. He has started four postseason games and has totaled 25 receptions for 358 yards and a touchdown.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DE-KENDALL LANGFORD

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 10, 2015 – 7:02 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent defensive end Kendall Langford.

Langford, 6-6, 313 pounds, has played in 112 career games (90 starts) with the St. Louis Rams (2012-14) and Miami Dolphins (2008-2011), totaling 318 tackles (197 solo), 15.5 sacks, 15 passes defensed and four forced fumbles. He has appeared in all 16 games in each of his seven years and his 112 consecutive games played is the longest active streak among NFL defensive ends/tackles.

Last season, Langford contributed with 51 tackles (22 solo), 1.0 sack and one forced fumble in 16 contests (four starts). In 2013, he set single-season career highs with 69 tackles and 5.0 sacks, as he was part of a Rams defense that ranked second in the NFC and third in the NFL in total sacks (53.0).

Langford was originally selected by the Miami Dolphins in the third round (66th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Hampton. In his four seasons with the Dolphins, he played in all 64 games (54 starts) and notched 141 tackles (106 solo), 8.0 sacks, nine passes defensed and four forced fumbles.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH RB-FRANK GORE

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 6:05 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent running back Frank Gore.

Gore, 5-9, 217 pounds, joins the Colts after playing 10 seasons (2005-2014) with the San Francisco 49ers, where he earned five Pro Bowl nods (2006, 2009, 2011-13) and became the team’s all-time leader in career rushing attempts (2,442), yards (11,073), touchdowns (64), 1,000-yard seasons (eight) and 100-yard games (38). He also ranks second in team history in career receptions (342) and receiving yards (2,883) by a running back.

Gore is the 11th player in NFL history to record at least eight 1,000-yard seasons and currently ranks second among all active NFL players in rushing attempts and yards and fifth in touchdowns. He ranks 20th in NFL history in career rushing yards.

Last season, Gore started all 16 games for the third consecutive year and registered 255 rushes for 1,106 yards and four touchdowns, while adding 11 receptions for 111 yards and one touchdown. It marked his fourth straight year rushing for over 1,100 yards. In 2009, Gore posted a single-season career-high 10 rushing touchdowns. In 2006, he earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after setting single-season franchise records with 312 carries, 1,695 rushing yards, 2,180 scrimmage yards and nine 100-yard rushing games.

Since being selected by the 49ers in the third round (65th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft, Gore has totaled the most rushing yards, second-most rushing attempts and has tied for the sixth-most rushing touchdowns of any player in the NFL over that span. In eight postseason starts, he has notched 140 carries for 646 yards (4.6 avg.) and five touchdowns, in addition to 18 receptions for 167 yards.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH OLB-TRENT COLE

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 5:11 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent outside linebacker Trent Cole.

Cole, 6-3, 270 pounds, was named to two Pro Bowls (2007, 2009) and was an Associated Press Second Team All-Pro (2009) in 10 seasons (2005-2014) with the Philadelphia Eagles. He posted the second-most career sacks (85.5) and double-digit sack seasons (four) in Eagles history behind Reggie White, while his 20 career multiple-sack games rank third in team history behind White and Clyde Simmons. Cole currently ranks 11th in career sacks among active NFL players.

Last season, Cole recorded 64 tackles (38 solo), 6.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two passes defensed, starting in 15 games. He joined Vinny Curry as the only pair of teammates in the NFL in 2014 with at least 6.5 sacks and three forced fumbles apiece. In 2007, Cole set single-season career highs in tackles (103), sacks (12.5) and forced fumbles (four). He also notched 12.5 sacks in 2009 and 10.0-or-more quarterback takedowns in three-straight seasons from 2009-2011.

For his career, Cole has started 145-of-155 games, totaling 795 tackles (495 solo), 85.5 sacks, 19 forced fumbles, 16 passes defensed, three fumble recoveries and one interception returned for a touchdown. He has started eight postseason contests, registering 47 tackles (31 solo), 2.5 sacks and two passes defensed. Originally a fifth-round draft pick (146th overall) of the Eagles in 2005, Cole was named to the USA Today All-Joe Team in three consecutive seasons from 2006-08.

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH S-COLT ANDERSON ON CONTRACT EXTENSION

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 5:00 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with safety Colt Anderson on a contract extension.

Anderson was originally signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on April 23, 2014. Last season, he played in 15 games and led the team with 15 special teams tackles. He also tied for the team lead with three special teams stops in three postseason contests. For his career, Anderson has totaled 49 tackles (34 solo), four passes defensed, one interception and 61 special teams tackles in 63 games played (six starts). Prior to joining the Colts, he played four seasons (2010-13) for the Philadelphia Eagles. Anderson originally entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Montana and spent his rookie season in 2009 on the practice squad of the Minnesota Vikings.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH S-MIKE ADAMS ON CONTRACT EXTENSION

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 4:37 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with safety Mike Adams on a contract extension.

Adams was originally signed by the Colts as a free agent on June 16, 2014. Last season, he earned his first career Pro Bowl nod after finishing tied for the NFL lead in takeaways (seven) and tied for third in interceptions (five). Adams started all 16 games in 2014 and was the only NFL player to post two multiple-interception games. He also set or tied career highs with 93 tackles (71 solo), 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. In three postseason starts, he ranked third on the team with 20 tackles (11 solo) and added one pass defensed.

For his 11-year NFL career with Indianapolis (2014), Denver (2012-13), Cleveland (2007-2011) and San Francisco (2004-06), Adams has registered 581 tackles (439 solo), 66 passes defensed, 18 interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, 11 fumble recoveries, six forced fumbles, 5.0 sacks and 70 special teams tackles in 162 games (89 starts). He was originally signed by the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Delaware on April 28, 2004.


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