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COLTS HOST DRAFT PARTIES THIS THURSDAY FOR FANS

Posted by coltsadmin on April 29, 2015 – 4:37 pm

Viewing Parties to Be Held at Colts Grille and Four Buffalo Wild Wings

 

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2015 NFL Draft kicks off tomorrow, April 30, and the Indianapolis Colts are inviting their fans to join one of five free viewing parties around Central Indiana to watch the draft. The viewing parties, presented by Bullseye Event Group and Bud Light, will be held at Colts Grille in Downtown Indianapolis as well as four Buffalo Wild Wings in surrounding areas. The events will begin at 7 p.m. and go until the Colts make their first round pick. The Colts have the 29th overall pick in this year’s draft.

 

Each viewing party will include appearances by Colts Cheerleaders (7-9 p.m.), Bud Light drink specials, free Colts schedule posters and the opportunity to win autographed memorabilia. Draft coverage will be shown on the flat screen TV’s at all five locations. In addition, Colts Grille will host 1070/107.5 The Fan’s live radio show from 3-7 p.m. as well as the Colts draft radio show beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, fans can visit www.colts.com.

 

WHAT:           2015 Official Colts Draft Viewing Parties

                        Presented by Bullseye Event Group and Bud Light

  • Colts Cheerleaders (7-9 p.m.)
  • Free Colts Schedule Posters
  • Opportunity to Win Autographed Memorabilia
  • Bud Light Drink Specials

 

WHEN:           Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m.

 

WHERE:         DOWNTOWN – Colts Grille (110 W Washington St, Indianapolis, Ind.)

FISHERS – Buffalo Wild Wings (13977 Trade Center Dr., Fishers, Ind.)

LAWRENCE – Buffalo Wild Wings (10625 Pendleton Pike, Lawrence, Ind.)

AVON – Buffalo Wild Wings (9875 E US Highway 36, Avon, Ind.)

BLOOMINGTON – Buffalo Wild Wings (1350 W. Bloomfield Rd., Bloomington, Ind.)

 

COST:             Free and open to the public

 

INFO:             www.colts.com


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STAYING THE SAME

Posted by craigkelleycolts on May 28, 2013 – 12:38 pm

After some conversation about changes, the NFL informed teams today the 2014 draft will be held on May 8-10 in New York’s Radio City Music Hall.

There is no information on the timing (or location) of the draft in 2015 and beyond.  This will be about two weeks later than the draft has been held since 1980.

From 1968-75, the draft was held in late January.  It was moved to April in 1976, then was conducted during the first week of May for three years.

Also, there will be no significant changes in the dates of major off-season events next year.

  • Several regional combines will be held on various dates from January 24 through February 16, 2014.  Some regional combines may be held after the national combine in Indianapolis.
  • The national combine in Indianapolis will be held from February 18-25, 2014.
  • The new League Year, and the Free Agency period, will begin on March 11, 2014.

 

The change in the date of the draft will not impact when rookies may begin to report to their clubs, the dates of off-season programs or the length of off-season programs.

Clubs will have available to them the same number of practice days that they currently have and no changes in the off-season calendar are being considered that would reduce the number of practice days or the overall length of the off-season program.


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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 2ND

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 2, 2013 – 6:35 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Jerry Rice, Tim Brown, Terrell Owens … Reggie Wayne? Colts receiver looking to join select company at 35
Colts notes: Players would accept a gay teammate
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 5, KR/WR Terrence Wilkins  
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 6, long snapper Justin Snow
Super Bowl guru wants BioCrossroads-type effort for Indy sports
Colts preparing to welcome rookies       
Colts Notebook: Sheppard happy to be in Indy   
Colts WRs take different routes to new offense
Colts’ Bjoern Werner learned about the NFL by playing ‘Madden’
Irrelevant Week is pretty, well, relevant
What’s to come for Mr. Irrelevant

COLTS.COM
Colts Mailbag
Getting Grounded

AFC SOUTH BLOG
McShay on best, most disappointing picks
On how Titans could use Zaviar Gooden

NFL NEWS
Bell: Owners, minority coaches need to build relationships, trust
Kyle Turley’s fight for the mind
Robert Griffin III to exercise caution
Geno Smith’s firing of agents, pre-draft actions shed light on why QB may have dropped
Cardinals trade FB Anthony Sherman to Chiefs for CB Javier Arenas
Report: NFL HGH use likely common
Eagles QB situation, Boldin trade headline offseason superlatives
Tennessee Titans waive wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins
Frenette: Jaguars can’t give Blackmon any more lifelines

AFC TEAM NEWS
Jets Make Changes in Scouting    
Tom Telesco a fan of Manti Te’o’s coverage ability
Tom Telesco likes what Danny Woodhead brings to the Chargers’ offense
Best in T.J. Moe won’t dog it

NFC TEAM NEWS
Giants hope 2nd-rounder Hankins can be a ‘big’ factor
Bears sign draft picks Jordan Mills, Cornelius Washington


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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 1ST

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 1, 2013 – 6:09 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Colts release three players, sign nine undrafted free agents
Colts continue to adjust roster with undrafted rookies
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 8, DE Bernard Whittington
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 7, kicker Dean Biasucci
Colts fill out roster … for now
Big Easy writer says Indy should drop ’18 Super Bowl bid
C.O. Prime, Rodrick Rumble among Colts’ undrafted free agents
Family: Colts reward donation “means everything to us”
Colts’ undrafted rookies
What I think the Colts are thinking

COLTS.COM
Indianapolis Colts Sign Nine Undrafted Free Agents
You Never Know
New Installation

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Jaguars not considering cutting Blackmon
What I think the Titans are thinking
Jaguars will miss Justin Blackmon, badly
What I think the Jaguars are thinking
What I think the Texans are thinking
The AFC South in new Power Rankings

NFL NEWS
NFL exec’s forgotten email prompts heated exchange between attorneys in lawsuit over
Chris Polian heads to Jacksonville
After falling out of Round 1, Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith fires his agent
Justin Blackmon banned 4 games
NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins’ lead; mail
Tom Coughlin: Victor Cruz’s contract ‘has to be a concern’
Lawrence Okoye: I won’t put any limits on myself
NFL suspends Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon 4 games for violating substance abuse policy
Texans top pick Hopkins offers his support for Rockets

AFC TEAM NEWS
Telesco doesn’t slam door on Hard Knocks
Belichick among Tim Tebow’s supporters
Idzik won’t say Sanchez will be a Jet after June 1

NFC TEAM NEWS
Giants to take look at running back Tim Hightower on Wednesday
Briggs’ mysterious tweets send misguided message on Collins


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 30TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 30, 2013 – 7:12 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts luxury suites cited as Indiana lawmakers limit new CIB taxes
Indianapolis Colts’ Pat McAfee adds $5,000 to reward in Boone County hit-and-run case
Pop Your Way Into The Pacers Playoffs With Pat McAfee
Colts deal disappointing first-round pick Jerry Hughes to Buffalo for LB Kelvin Sheppard
Colts Daily Links: Analysts lukewarm on team’s draft, ‘hard to see it all falling into place’
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 9, returner Aaron Bailey
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 10, safety Melvin Bullitt
What’s not to like about Colts’ draft class?
Colts offseason has look, feel of upgrade
In their words: Colts picks on Bo, trouble, Dungy
Colts hoping for more high marks on draft picks
NFL: North Penn’s Brandon McManus signs with Indianapolis Colts
Bills trade LB Sheppard to Colts for LB Hughes
Colts deal Hughes for Kelvin Sheppard
Colts offer reward in hit-and-run search
Colts, Bills exchange linebackers
Draft review: Indianapolis Colts
Colts shuffle much maligned Hughes off to Buffalo
George Bremer: Colts’ home finale holds keys to future
Colts owner Jim Irsay, kicker Pat McAfee boost reward in hit-and-run that killed Anita Wernsing, 78

COLTS.COM
All Means Possible
Dream not denied by language barrier
Open Mini-Camp Practice at Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis Colts Acquire LB-Kelvin Sheppard in a Trade with the Buffalo Bills in Exchange for LB-Jerry Hughes
Colts Owner & CEO Jim Irsay and P-Pat McAfee Contribute to Reward for Arrest and Conviction of Hit-and-Run Driver in Death of Fayette, Ind. Grandmother
True to the Board

AFC SOUTH BLOG
David Caldwell ready to hire in front office
Titans host Idonije, Winston on visits
Texans just missed on Arthur Brown
Reiterating: Jaguars don’t covet Tebow
Assessing AFC South draft trades
On Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt’s fame
Jaguars’ undrafted rookies

NFL NEWS
Monday Morning Quarterback
Bills swap LBs with Colts for versatility
Noisy Courtship, Quiet Breakup
Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now
NFL warns against gay jokes, talk
Dolphins: Mike Wallace’s remarks “do not reflect the views” of the organization
Collin Klein reportedly to be Houston Texans QB
Sam Montgomery: ‘Effort was not needed’ sometimes against weaker teams
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker talks about team’s draft class
Are the Jaguars interested? ‘Plans do not include Tim Tebow’
Jaguars dismiss Terry McDonough, 2 others
Reviewing ESPN and NFL Network’s coverage
Report: Tyrann Mathieu won’t sign deal without guaranteed money

AFC TEAM NEWS
Malcolm Williams, Jeremy Ebert among five released by Patriots
Jets release Tim Tebow
Chargers check in on LT Bryant McKinnie

NFC TEAM NEWS
Eli Manning calls Ryan Nassib, welcomes Syracuse QB to NY Giants
Briggs on Collins’ coming out: ‘How about those Bulls!’
MORRISSEY: Heredity made Long easy choice for Bears


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 29TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 29, 2013 – 8:42 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts emphasize needs along offensive, defensive lines
New Colts Hugh Thornton, John Boyett and others have dealt with a lot

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Mel Kiper Jr.’s early reviews
Jaguars’ undrafted rookies

NFL NEWS
Scout.com: 20 Best Undrafted Players
Secrecy helps Bills land E.J. Manuel, perhaps long-awaited return to postseason
Jaguars add 23 undrafted rookie free agents
Titans scored big in draft
Almost no veteran player is safe following NFL Draft

AFC TEAM NEWS
Scarlett letters OK by Patriots
Some Steelers draft picks could make a quick impact
Smooth draft for Chargers in transition
Idzik sticks to guns

NFC TEAM NEWS
Selections are truly Giants
Eli’s not looking over his shoulder


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 28TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 28, 2013 – 10:30 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
2013 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts brass delighted with bevy of draftees
Colts trade way into 5th round, grab Tenn.-Martin DT Montori Hughes
Colts pick Utah State RB Kerwynn Williams in 7th round
Colts add USC center Khaled Holmes with 4th round pick
Peyton Manning says October game vs. Colts not on his mind yet
Justice Cunningham is 2013 NFL Draft’s ‘Mr. Irrelevant’
Instincts key Colts safety Boyett
Hughes brings troubled past to Colts
Colts continue O-line revamping

COLTS.COM
Five more become Colts
Trojan Horse
Instant Reaction: TE-Justice Cunningham with the No. 254 pick
Instant Reaction: RB-Kerwynn Williams with the No. 230 pick
Instant Reaction: S-John Boyett with the No. 192 pick
Instant Reaction: DT-Montori Hughes with the No. 139 pick
C/OG Khaled Holmes with the No. 121 pick
Grigson finds trench player in a former wrestler, Thornton
Harnish looks back on eventful final day of 2012 NFL Draft
Thornton’s toughness continually praised by draft analysts

AFC SOUTH BLOG
The work left to do in the AFC South
AFC South draft analysis
Wooten’s best quality for Titans: speed
The Texans’ four sixth-rounders
Jaguars now have options at safety
Titans may need run downs from Edwards
Denard Robinson: Offensive weapon?
Texans grow LB depth with Williams
Titans continue to add to O-line
Ace Sanders could give Jaguars a jolt
On the Jaguars’ restraint at quarterback

NFL NEWS
Eagles take Matt Barkley at No. 98
Source: LB Shaun Phillips to Denver
LeGarrette Blount dealt to Pats
QB Ryan Nassib goes to Giants
The 2013 draft’s winners, losers
Five best, worst matches of the draft
2013 NFL Draft: Breaking down winning and worrisome picks
Stephen Ross: Dolphins better without Tony Sparano
2013 NFL Draft: Winners and losers; rookie GMs do well
NFL Draft: Fraternal brothers of rehab helping Lattimore
Big weekend for the Packers and other thoughts on Day 3 of draft

AFC TEAM NEWS
Bill Belichick’s plan speaks to depth
NY Jets GM John Idzik, who helped build talented Seattle Seahawks, right to draft QB Geno Smith

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants grab Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib after trading up in the fourth round of the NFL draft
Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 27TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 27, 2013 – 10:56 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts: From Madden Mathis to the real thing, Bjoern Werner’s unexpected journey
Madden, Mathis among Werner’s influences
Colts question for the day: How’s Bjoern Werner’s motor running?
NFL Draft 2013: Colts select Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton in 3rd round
Colts’ plan will demand earning positions
Thornton the next piece in Pagano’s vision
Colts add some “nasty” to the offensive line
Bjoern Werner’s international success story is truly one of a kind
Local prospect Hugh Thornton awaits new home in NFL Draft
Is Thornton another OL starter for Colts?
Warmack salutes Colts’ Drake Nevis

COLTS.COM
Unglaublich
Greetings
Off the radar on the roster

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Montgomery could be handful for Texans
Is Zaviar Gooden too similar to Brown?
Brennan Williams to compete with Newton
Can Wreh-Wilson help get Verner inside?
Dwayne Gratz helps Jaguars restock at CB
Swearinger can cover TEs for Texans
In Hunter, another piece for Locker
Cyprien should start ASAP for Jaguars
What the four first-rounders are saying
Second-round options for AFC South
Report: Jaguars target CB with No. 33
Nuggets on new guys in the AFC South
Bruce Matthews on Luke Joeckel

NFL NEWS
Second-round pick eases safety concerns
Titans should look to defensive line today
NFL Draft: Jaguars select Johnathan Cyprien, Dwayne Gratz on Day 2
Packers extend QB Aaron Rodgers
Te’o time in San Diego; Geno Smith goes to Jets

AFC TEAM NEWS
Bill drafts for need
With NY Jets picking QB Geno Smith, the Mark Sanchez Era is over

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants strengthen defensive line, add Ohio State’s Johnathan Hankins and Texans A&M’s Demontre Moore
Bears take LB Bostic in 2nd round


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THE BJOERN SOCIAL REACTION

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 26, 2013 – 12:19 pm

Tweets from players, fans, and Colts enthusiast about the Colts first overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, Bjoern Werner DE/OLB from Florida State.


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 26TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 6:10 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Bob Kravitz: Poor combine performance doesn’t make Bjoern Werner a bad pick for Colts
Colts take Bjoern Werner with 24th pick in NFL Draft
2013 NFL Draft: 3 names for Indianapolis Colts’ fans to watch closing in on pick No. 24
2013 NFL Draft: 3 possible Indianapolis Colts picks
Colts QB regret easy to say now for Bill Polian
Three prospects to keep an eye on when Colts are on the clock at draft’s No. 24 spot
What Indianapolis Colts drafting Bjoern Werner means, German translation
Unpredictable draft gets started tonight
Colts add pass rusher in Werner at 24
Colts select pass rusher Werner in first round
Colts’ Top 5 possible defensive back picks
Can Colts’ pick turn into the next Freeney?
Indianapolis Colts could go several ways in NFL draft
Colts rave about Werner’s game speed
Colts take Bjoern Werner 24th overall
Florida State DE Bjoern Werner hopes he’s selected by NY Giants so he can team with Markus Kuhn

COLTS.COM
Instant Reaction: DE Bjoern Werner chosen with the No. 24 pick
Experience is teacher
A year already
Time to shine
Wanted and drafted
Edge-setter on board

AFC SOUTH BLOG
All the AFC South’s scheduled picks
Non-immediate needs in AFC South
My QB draft strategy for the Jaguars
Caldwell gets OT first, as Smith did
Chris Johnson on Warmack: ‘Thank God’
Texans say Hopkins wears DBs out
Warmack won Titans in private workout

NFL NEWS
Plan falls into place as Texans pick WR Hopkins
Tennessee Titans select Alabama guard Chance Warmack in first round of NFL Draft
NFL Draft: Jaguars pick offensive tackle Luke Joeckel with No. 2 pick
Bell: How many NFL draftees will end up broke?
O-linemen are A-listers in 2013 NFL draft
Manti Te’o, Geno Smith passed over
2013 NFL Draft: Winners and losers, Day 1, a tale of two drafts
With GM seats burning, Bills and Dolphins go bold; more snaps

AFC TEAM NEWS
Pats deal a 1 for 4
It’s still defense first for rebuilding Jets

NFC TEAM NEWS
NFL Draft 2013; Giants pick Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh
Long, Emery put top pick’s character issues in past


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