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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 11:00AM - 12:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Plainfield Elementary Schools Walkathon

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM EDT Colts In Motion - Indy Mutt Strut

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sun., Apr. 27, 2014 10:00AM - 5:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - WTHR Health & Fitness Expo

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Wed., Apr. 30, 2014 7:00PM - 8:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Lakeview Ironman Tailgate Party

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sat., May. 03, 2014 2:00PM - 4:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Orchard in Bloom

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sun., May. 04, 2014 1:00PM - 3:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana Deaf School PTCO Day

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT Official Draft Party On Friday, May 9, fans can attend the team’s Official Drafty Day Party, sponsored in part by Bud Light and 1070 The Fan, to catch coverage of the draft at Colts Grille from 6-9 p.m.
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 10:00AM - 2:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Tue., May. 13, 2014 6:30PM - 8:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Messiah Lutheran Bible Study

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Mon., May. 26, 2014 10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Stayin' Alive Family Fun Day

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS RESTRICTED FREE AGENT G-JOE REITZ SIGNS QUALIFYING OFFER

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 17, 2014 – 2:04 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today announced that restricted free agent guard Joe Reitz has signed his qualifying offer.

Reitz saw action in 14 games, making three starts in 2013. He helped pave the way for the Colts to rush for 1,743 yards, their highest single-season total since 2006. Reitz also blocked for quarterback Andrew Luck to throw for 3,822 passing yards, bringing his career total to 8,196, which is the most by a quarterback in his first two seasons.

Reitz was originally claimed by the Colts off waivers from the Miami Dolphins on September 8, 2010. For his career, he has appeared in 34 games and has made 20 starts.

 


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SIGN UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT WR-HAKEEM NICKS

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 14, 2014 – 7:52 pm

nicks-hakeem-01The Indianapolis Colts today signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Hakeem Nicks.

“Hakeem is a big, tough, and highly competitive wide receiver who knows what it takes to win,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “His big-play potential requires attention from the defense every time he’s out on the field. He adds another highly talented playmaker to our offense and we are happy to announce he is now an Indianapolis Colt.”

Nicks, 6-1, 208 pounds, caught 311 passes for 4,622 yards and 27 touchdowns in 70 regular season games (59 starts) over the last five seasons (2009-2013) with the New York Giants. He also totaled 28 receptions for 444 yards and four touchdowns in four postseason starts. Since 2009, Nicks ranks eighth in the NFC in receiving yards, ninth in receptions and tied for 15th in receiving touchdowns.

Nicks’ 27 career touchdown receptions place him in a tie for 11th place in Giants history, while his career-high 11 touchdowns in 2010 are tied for the fourth-most in a single season in team history. He posted back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons in 2010 and 2011, including a career-high 1,192 yards in 2011.  In 2013, Nicks tallied 56 receptions for 896 yards in 15 starts.

Nicks recorded 444 postseason receiving yards en route to the Giants 2011 Super Bowl XLVI victory, which ranks as the second-most in a single postseason in NFL history. His 28 receptions also rank tied for second, while his four touchdown receptions are tied for sixth.

Nicks was originally selected by the Giants in the first round (29th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft out of the North Carolina. He started all 36 games he played in at UNC and holds school records for the most career receptions (181) and touchdown receptions (21).

 

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SIGN FREE AGENT C-PHIL COSTA

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 13, 2014 – 5:18 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent center Phil Costa.

“Phil is a young, hard-nosed and physical center who has shown he can play at a winning level in our league,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He will provide strong competition at the center position.”

Costa, 6-3, 302 pounds, played in 26 games (20 starts) over the last four seasons (2010-13) with the Dallas Cowboys. In 2011, he started all 16 games for the first time in his career and blocked for quarterback Tony Romo to throw for 4,184 yards, 31 touchdowns and a career-high 102.5 passer rating. Costa also helped block for a Cowboys offense that ranked fifth in the NFC in passing yards and eighth in total yards and rushing yards.

Costa was originally signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maryland on April 30, 2010. At Maryland, he played in 40 career games, including 30 starts, at the guard and center positions.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH CB-VONTAE DAVIS

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 11, 2014 – 5:32 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with cornerback Vontae Davis.

 

“We are very pleased to announce that Vontae Davis will remain part of the Colts family,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He is a rare talent at 25 years of age who is still ascending as a player. We are excited to see him reach new heights in his career and help us attain our ultimate goal.”

 

Davis started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2013 and recorded 48 tackles (42 solo), a career-high 13 passes defensed and one interception. In two postseason games (one start), he posted four solo tackles. In 2012, Davis started all 10 games he appeared in and compiled 53 tackles (40 solo), seven passes defensed, three interceptions and a sack. He earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors in Week 17 against Houston after intercepting two passes and adding a career-high three passes defensed.

 

For his five-year NFL career, Davis has competed in 70 games (62 starts) and has totaled 243 tackles (208 solo), 52 passes defensed, 13 interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble. Since 2009, his interception total ranks tied for 10th in the AFC, while his passes defensed total ranks 12th in the conference.

 

Davis was acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on August 26, 2012. He was originally selected by the Dolphins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft out of the University of Illinois.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT DE-ARTHUR JONES

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 4:42 pm

jones-arthur-01The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent defensive end Arthur Jones.

“We are happy to announce we have agreed to terms with defensive lineman Arthur Jones,” said Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He is an outstanding producer down after down versus the run and pass. He’s a guy who plays at a championship level week after week and lays it on the line every time he steps out on the field. He is a great fit for our team.”

Jones, 6-3, 315 pounds, totaled 118 tackles (66 solo), 8.5 sacks and one forced fumble in 46 career games (20 starts) for the Baltimore Ravens over the past four seasons. In six postseason games (two starts), he recorded 10 tackles (five solo), 1.0 sack and two fumble recoveries.

 

In 2013, Jones started a career-high 13 games and registered a career-high 53 tackles (27 solo) and 4.0 sacks. He was part of a defense that ranked fourth in the AFC in rushing yards allowed and sixth in total yards allowed. In 2012, he played in all 16 games (six starts) for the first time in his career and tallied 47 tackles (27 solo), a career-high 4.5 sacks and one forced fumble. He set a personal best with 2.0 sacks in Week 12 at San Diego and recorded 1.5 sacks two weeks later at Washington in Week 14. In the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Jones contributed with two solo tackles, 1.0 sack and one fumble recovery.

 

Jones was originally selected by the Ravens in the fifth round (157th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Syracuse. He started 32-of-44 games for the Orange and totaled 145 tackles (85 solo), 38.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and four fumble recoveries. His 38.5 tackles for loss are the most in Syracuse history by an interior defensive lineman and rank third on the school’s overall career record list. As a junior in 2008, Jones earned All-Big East First Team honors after tallying 60 tackles (33 solo), 3.5 sacks and 13 tackles for loss, which ranked sixth in the conference.

 

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH S-SERGIO BROWN

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 4:17 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with safety Sergio Brown.

 

Brown played in 14 games in 2013 and totaled nine special teams tackles and one defensive stop. He also recovered a fumble on special teams in Week 7 against Denver and blocked a field goal in Week 12 at Arizona. Brown played an instrumental role in helping punter Pat McAfee pin 27 punts inside the 20-yard line, a franchise single-season record.

 

For his career, Brown has appeared in 56 games (three starts) and has notched 42 tackles (38 solo), 31 special teams stops, two passes defensed, one interception and one fumble recovery. In seven postseason games, he has recorded one special teams tackle. Brown was claimed by the Colts off waivers on September 1, 2012 after spending two seasons (2010-11) with the New England Patriots. He was originally signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame on April 29, 2010.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SIGN OLB-JUSTIN HICKMAN TO CONTRACT EXTENSION AND PROMOTE BRAD WHITE

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 10, 2014 – 3:58 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today signed exclusive rights free agent outside linebacker Justin Hickman to a contract extension and promoted Brad White to assistant linebackers coach.

 

Hickman has appeared in 12 games for his career and has totaled 14 tackles (six solo) and three special teams stops. He did not compete in any games in 2013 after being placed on Injured Reserve on August 14, 2013. Hickman was originally signed by the Colts as a free agent on February 9, 2012 after spending time in the Canadian Football League. In three seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2009-2011), he recorded 144 tackles, 27.0 sacks and three fumble recoveries. Collegiately, Hickman played three seasons at UCLA and compiled 95 tackles (60 solo), 19.5 sacks and 31 tackles for loss in 35 career games.

 

White spent the last two seasons (2012-13) as the team’s defensive quality control coach. In 2013, he helped coach a defense that ranked fourth in the AFC in points allowed and eighth in passing yards allowed. The Colts registered 42.0 sacks as a team in 2013, including a league-leading 19.5 from outside linebacker Robert Mathis. Indianapolis also totaled 15 forced fumbles, which ranked fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC. Inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman topped 100 tackles for the second straight year (169) and posted career highs in sacks (5.5), forced fumbles (six), fumble recoveries (two), interceptions (two) and passes defensed (six).

 

In 2012, White assisted a defense that registered 32.0 sacks, 12 interceptions and allowed a 38.1 third down conversion percentage, which ranked eighth in the AFC. The Colts defense returned four interceptions for touchdowns, which was tied for the most in a single season in franchise history. White helped the development of 19 different starters on the defensive side of the ball, including Freeman who joined the team from the CFL during the offseason and set a franchise record for tackles in a season (203).


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH P-PAT McAFEE

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 7, 2014 – 10:04 am

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with punter Pat McAfee.

 

McAfee punted 76 times for 3,499 yards (46.0 avg., 38.5 net) in 2013 and set a franchise single-season record with 27 punts pinned inside the 20-yard line, breaking his previous record of 26 in 2012. He also set a single-game franchise record with six punts pinned inside the 20 in Week 7 against Denver. McAfee handled 86 kickoffs during the season, resulting in 41 touchbacks. In two postseason games, he totaled six punts for 310 yards (51.7 avg., 44.7 net).

 

McAfee holds Colts career records in kickoffs (387), kickoff touchbacks (164), punting gross average (45.6) and punting net average (38.4). He also ranks fourth in franchise history in career punts (366) and punting yards (16,685) and third in punts inside the 20 (116). In 2012, McAfee set franchise single-season records for gross punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3) and games averaging 50-plus gross yards per punt (five) while tying the record for kickoff touchbacks (45). In 2009, he was named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams. McAfee was originally selected by the Colts in the seventh round (222nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft out of West Virginia University.


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Roster Moves – March 6, 2014

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 6, 2014 – 3:28 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today made an exclusive rights tender to outside linebacker Cam Johnson and made qualifying offers to restricted free agents cornerback Josh Gordy and guard Joe Reitz. The team also released center Samson Satele.

 

Johnson was acquired by the Colts in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers on September 2, 2013. Last season, he saw action in 12 games and totaled two tackles and six special teams stops. He also contributed with three special teams tackles in two postseason games. In 2012, Johnson spent the first 14 games of the season on the 49ers practice squad before competing in the team’s final two regular season games.

 

Gordy appeared in 12 games in 2013 and registered nine tackles (eight solo), three passes defensed, one interception and four special teams stops. He also competed in both postseason games and totaled eight tackles (seven solo) and one pass defensed. Gordy’s interception came in Week 4 at Jacksonville where he was part of a defense that limited the Jaguars to 165 net passing yards.

 

For his career, Gordy has tallied 77 tackles (56 solo), eight passes defensed, four interceptions, 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery and nine special teams tackles in 43 games played (10 starts). In three postseason games, he has notched eight tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams stop.

 

Reitz saw action in 14 games, making three starts in 2013. He helped pave the way for the Colts to rush for 1,743 yards, their highest single-season total since 2006. Reitz also blocked for quarterback Andrew Luck to throw for 3,822 passing yards, bringing his career total to 8,196, which is the most by a quarterback in his first two seasons.

 

Reitz was originally claimed by the Colts off waivers from the Miami Dolphins on September 8, 2010. For his career, he has appeared in 34 games and has made 20 starts.

 

Satele was originally signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2012. In two seasons with the team, he started 24 regular season games and three postseason contests. In 2013, Satele started all 13 games he appeared in while making two starts in the playoffs.


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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AGREE TO TERMS WITH LB-D’QWELL JACKSON

Posted by Kevin Bowen on – 9:43 am

dqwell-jacksonThe Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent linebacker D’Qwell Jackson.

“We are pleased to announce the signing of inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He is a team-first guy that has been a very consistent producer on the field. The tempo, energy and determination he plays with are right up there with the best in this league. He brings a welcomed element of experience and natural leadership to our team and we are excited to add him to the strong nucleus of linebackers we currently have on our roster.”

Jackson, 6-0, 240 pounds, started 96-of-97 games over the past eight seasons with the Cleveland Browns since being selected by the team in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft out of the University of Maryland. He holds career totals of 891 tackles (566 solo), 11.5 sacks, 28 passes defensed, eight interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, seven fumble recoveries and five forced fumbles. Jackson has posted six 100-tackle seasons, while leading the team on five occasions (2007-08, 2011-13).

In 2013, Jackson started all 16 games and played in 1,149-of-1,150 (99.9%) defensive snaps. He ended the year with a streak of 48 consecutive starts, dating back to the 2011 campaign. For the season, he tallied a team-high 143 tackles (92 solo), 1.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. He also topped the 10-tackle mark in seven games.

In 2012, Jackson earned the Browns Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award and was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12. In 2011, he was honored as the Browns recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award and garnered AFC Defensive Player of the Month accolades for September. Jackson registered career highs of 191 tackles and three interceptions in 2008 while starting in all 16 games.


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