The Indianapolis Colts today waived inside linebacker Shawn Loiseau.
Loiseau, 6-0, 239 pounds, most recently signed with the Colts as a free agent on August 3, 2014. He spent the entire 2014 season on the team’s Injured Reserve list. Loiseau played in five games with the LA Kiss of the Arena Football League during the 2014 season and recorded 23 tackles, including four for loss, 1.0 sack, two passes defensed and one safety. In 2013, he spent time on the Colts training camp roster before being waived. Loiseau was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Merrimack on May 14, 2012. He was then signed to the Colts practice squad on November 13.
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With fans descending on Training Camp, the Colts are once again giving away limited edition posters.
There will be daily poster giveaways, with chances to win the entire set.
We need YOUR help though in deciding who will appear on the 2015 set of Colts posters.
The set of posters will include six players on offense, six on defense and two special teamers.
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The Indianapolis Colts today signed first-round draft pick wide receiver Phillip Dorsett.
Dorsett, 5-10, 185 pounds, was drafted by the Colts in the first round (29th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played in 45 games (30 starts) at the University of Miami and registered 121 receptions for 2,132 yards (17.6 avg.) and 17 touchdowns with a long catch of 79 yards which went for a touchdown. His 23.3 yards per catch average in his final two collegiate seasons was the most in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Dorsett also contributed on special teams and recorded 25 punt returns for 477 yards (19.1 avg.) and 25 punt returns for 136 yards (5.4 avg.) over his four-year Hurricane career.
He started all 13 games as a senior in 2014 and finished with 36 catches for 871 yards (24.2 avg.) and 10 touchdowns. His 24.2 yards per catch average ranked second in the nation as Dorsett garnered Second Team All-ACC honors for his efforts. In 2012, he played in all 12 games (10 starts) and led the team with 842 receiving yards and four touchdowns on 58 catches. His 21 plays of 25-plus yards ranked second on the team and he received Third Team All-ACC honors from Phil Steele.
The Colts have now signed six of their eight draft picks from the 2015 NFL Draft.
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The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent cornerback Chance Casey, undrafted free agent guard Will Corbin and waived-injured cornerback Josh Mitchell. If Mitchell clears waivers, he will revert to the Colts Injured Reserve list.
Casey, 5-11, 190 pounds, originally signed with the Oakland Raiders after going undrafted out of Baylor in 2013. He played in four games (one start) in two seasons with the Raiders and registered seven tackles (six solo) and one pass defensed. Casey also spent time on the San Francisco 49ers practice squad in 2014.
Casey was a four-year starter at Baylor at defensive back. He played in 43 games (33 starts) and finished with 212 tackles, 21 passes defensed and three interceptions. Casey was a member of a senior class that played in three straight bowl games for the first time in school history and won back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 1985-86. The dual-sport athlete earned All-Big 12 freshman honors in football and All-Big 12 honors as a hurdler for the Bears track team as a sophomore.
Corbin, 6-6, 305 pounds, worked out with the Colts on a tryout basis during Indianapolis’ three-day rookie mini-camp after going undrafted out of Appalachian State. He played in 35 games (20 starts) over his five years as a Mountaineer. Corbin began his collegiate career on the defensive line before making the transition to offensive line during his redshirt-freshman season.
Mitchell, 5-9, 173 pounds, originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2015. He played in 47 games at Nebraska and finished with 104 tackles (79 solo), 3.0 sacks, three interceptions and 25 passes defensed.
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The Indianapolis Colts today waived tackle Demarco Cox.
Cox, 6-8, 294 pounds, originally signed with the Colts as a free agent on March 19, 2015. He played four years of college basketball at Ole Miss (2010-14) before transferring to Georgia Tech (2014-15) for his final season of eligibility as a fifth-year graduate transfer. Last season, he averaged 8.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game while adding a team-high 28 blocked shots with the Yellow Jackets
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The Indianapolis Colts today signed kicker Taylor Pontius as an undrafted free agent.
Pontius, 5-11, 180 pounds, worked out with the Colts on a tryout basis during Indianapolis’ three-day rookie mini-camp after going undrafted out of North Alabama. He was named First Team All-Gulf South Conference in 2014 after converting 11-of-14 field goal attempts and 46-of-48 extra-point attempts. Pontius also led the team with 79 points and established a new school record when he connected on a 54-yard field goal as time expired to defeat Valdosta State, 31-29, in their regular season conference opener.
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The Indianapolis Colts today waived wide receiver Josh Lenz.
Lenz spent a majority of the last two seasons on the Colts practice squad after signing with the team as a free agent on November 11, 2013. He was elevated to the active roster for the 2013 AFC Divisional Playoff game against New England, but did not play. Lenz signed a reserve/future contract with the team on January 19, 2015.
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Event Includes Appearance by Punter Pat McAfee
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts will host their fifth annual Blue Evening event on Saturday, June 6, for members of their official female fan club, the Blue Ladies. The event, which will take place from 6-9 p.m., will be held at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center (7001 W. 56th Street, Indianapolis). Proceeds generated from the event will benefit The Pat McAfee Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarship assistance to the sons and daughters of US Military Personnel to continue their education and become future leaders in their communities.
The evening is free for Blue Ladies members and will include a Q&A session with Colts Punter Pat McAfee, an assortment of hors d’oeuvres provided by Jonathan Byrd’s Catering and complimentary beer and wine courtesy of Zink Distributing and Southern Wine and Spirits. Throughout the night, Blue Ladies members will have the opportunity to participate in a tour of the locker room and memorabilia room, and enjoy Colts themed manicures and massages courtesy of Tyler Mason Salon & Spa. In addition, attendees will be eligible to win more than $10,000 worth of amazing raffle prizes including a weekend Colts home game package and a stay at the Conrad Indianapolis.
Ladies who are not members of the Blue Ladies, but who are interested in attending the Blue Evening can register to become a member of the fan club at www.colts.com/blueladies prior to June 6 in order to be eligible to attend. Membership for the Blue Ladies is $75 for the first year and includes access to a variety of exclusive events, apparel and much more.
All current Blue Ladies members must RSVP in order to attend the event. To RSVP for the Blue Evening, members can log on to their Colts Members account at www.coltsmembers.com.
About the Blue Ladies Fan Club
The Blue Ladies fan club was designed with the female fan in mind and offers a unique experience you can’t find anywhere else. Blue Ladies members will receive a personalized membership kit, monthly newsletters, invitations to attend private member-only events, volunteer opportunities and much more! Join the Blue Ladies today and meet new friends of all ages that share a common bond through their passion and enthusiasm for their favorite NFL team, the Indianapolis Colts! To learn more about the Blue Ladies or to join today, visit www.colts.com/blueladies.
The Blue Ladies is proudly presented by Circle Centre Mall.
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June 10 Event Presented by Speedway; Free to Public
INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, June 10, the Indianapolis Colts will host their annual Mini-Camp and Fan Open House, presented by Speedway, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will give fans the opportunity to watch the team practice and enjoy a variety of activities. Doors will open at 2 p.m. and fans will have access to the field, give-a-ways, discounted concessions and more. Practice is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: 2015 Colts Mini-Camp and Fan Open House
- On-Field Activities (2-4 p.m.)
- Discounted Concessions
- Appearances by Blue and Colts Cheerleaders
- Team Practice (5:30 p.m.)
- Register to Win
WHEN: Wednesday, June 10
2:00 p.m. – Doors Open, On-Field Activities
5:30 p.m. – Practice Begins
WHERE: Lucas Oil Stadium (North and South Gates Only)
500 S. Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225
PARKING: Free in the South Lot, while space is available
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The Indianapolis Colts today signed running back Abou Toure as an undrafted free agent and waived outside linebacker Terrell Hartsfield.
Toure, 6-2, 230 pounds, worked out with the Colts on a tryout basis during Indianapolis’ three-day rookie mini-camp after going undrafted out of UT Martin. He rushed for 1,647 yards with 10 touchdowns in two seasons with the Skyhawks. In 2014, Toure posted the third-highest single-season rushing total in school history with 1,138 yards. He also contributed with eight total touchdowns and three multiple-touchdown performances on the ground. Before transferring to UT Martin, Toure spent time at Utah State (2012) and Dean Junior College in Massachusetts in 2011.
Hartsfield, 6-3, 246 pounds, originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2015. He recorded 61 tackles (35 solo), 10.5 sacks and 16 tackles for loss in two seasons with the Cincinnati Bearcats.
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