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Indianapolis Colts Season In Review – INFOGRAPHIC

Posted by coltsindianapolis on January 16, 2014 – 12:55 pm

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Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 9, 2013 – 9:54 am

NFL Draft: What can the Colts get with the 24th pick?
Indianapolis Colts’ worst draft picks: No. 8, defensive tackle Quinn Pitcock
A player-by-player breakdown of the Colts’ 2013 salary cap
Indianapolis Colts, city reach deal on new luxury suites
Hasselbeck wants to help Andrew Luck by pushing him
Matt Hasselbeck aims to ‘End It’

2013 NFL Draft Preview: Guards
Heyward-Bey already listening to Wayne

Titans, Colts, Texans want QBs to go early
Video: Considering Jordan and Jaguars

Offensive criticism goes beyond Matt Schaub
Future of bill seeking $60 million for EverBank Field improvements not solid
NFL asked to explain teams’ combine questions
Bills sign Kevin Kolb
Court hearing on NFL concussions set Tuesday in PA
Here’s hoping brilliant NFL idea to overhaul Pro Bowl happens
Packers president Mark Murphy defends quiet offseason

Pats may have ex-Raider DL Kelly
Tebow to attend Jet workouts
Revis remains on Bucs’ radar
Eric Winston, Chargers talked salary, but tackle is still unsigned

Giants crack door for Jacobs’ return
Dollars and sense: Roster bonuses pay for Williams

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The Colts have agreed to terms with wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 1, 2013 – 9:13 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.

“We feel great about acquiring a talented player in Darrius Heyward-Bey,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He’s big, strong and shows toughness in traffic and after the catch. He’s got elite finishing speed that’s as good as there is in the NFL. With this staff, this team and overall culture we’re building here in Indy, we felt strongly that he was the right player and person at the wide receiver position for us moving forward.”

Heyward-Bey, 6-2, 216 pounds, has recorded 140 receptions for 2,071 yards and 11 touchdowns since being selected by the Oakland Raiders with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.

Over the last four seasons, he led the Raiders in receptions and receiving yards, while finishing second in touchdowns behind Denarius Moore (12).

In 2012, Heyward-Bey started 14 games and compiled 41 receptions for 606 yards and a career-high five touchdowns. In 2011, he had one of his most productive seasons, totaling career bests in receptions (64) and receiving yards (975), to go along with four touchdowns. He also registered three 100-yard receiving performances for the year, including a career-high 155-yard game against Detroit (12/18/11).

In 2010, Heyward-Bey reeled in 26 receptions for 366 yards and a touchdown. His top performance of the season came against Seattle in Week 8, when he notched his first career 100-yard receiving game (105 yards) and scored on a career-long 69-yard reception.

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DAILY CLIPS: Colts News and More From Around the Web

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 29, 2013 – 3:20 pm

Colts trade Clifton Geathers for Philadelphia’s Stanley Havili
Colts Andrew Luck squares off with Russell Wilson on Madden NFL 25 cover vote
Colts offseason: Different ways to look at it
Colts add fullback in trade
Colts acquire fullback Stanley Havili
Former Carvers Bay standout Geathers traded to Eagles
Birds ship FB to New Home, Gain DL Body
Fullback Havili traded to Colts

2013 Positional Series: Offensive Line
Could FIU have another player following Hilton’s lead?

Todd McShay releases new mock draft

Texans pluck bruising FB Jones from division-rival Jaguars
Ryan Fitzpatrick fits Tennessee Titans’ bill
Jaguars explored acquiring Flynn
Which NFL free agents are un-signed? Our top 25 available players
NFL Doctor says disease is overstated
Fred Davis cancels Jets visit
Aaron Rodgers closer to extension
NFLPA president thinks multiple players will come out as gay
Report: Carson Palmer won’t take any payout with Oakland
Dwight Freeney wants richer deal than Osi Umenyiora

Sebastian Vollmer aims to stay healthy
Micheal Spurlock could land with Cowboys

Osi Umenyiora makes peace with NY Giants GM Jerry Reese before joining Atlanta Falcons
Lance Louis leaves Bears for Dolphins, signs 1-year deal

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Colts News and More From Around the Web

Posted by coltsindianapolis on March 26, 2013 – 9:39 am

Colts interested in Heyward-Bey at wide receiver
Heyward-Bey better Colts option than Moss?
Former Raiders WR to visit Colts
Darrius Heyward-Bey set to visit Indianapolis Colts
Heyward-Bey is next target on Colts’ wish list
Mystery solved? Darrius Heyward-Bey meeting with Colts

2013 Positional Series: Tight Ends

Tennessee Titans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick set for new role, fresh start
Another big WR for the Texans?
McClure retires after 14 years with Falcons
Some believe atmosphere is safe for gay NFL players to come out
Would Cardinals be interested in Carson Palmer?
Will Bears, Broncos pay for losses?
Dwight Freeney could be New Orleans Saints target

Market lines up for Sebastian Vollmer
Wrong year for big Chargers spending

NY Giants and Kevin Boothe agree to one-year deal, Big Blue shores up offensive line by bringing back 29-year-old
Why Bears don’t have to be done shopping

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Posted by Kevin Bowen on February 23, 2013 – 10:31 am

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen speaks to the media at the 2013 NFL Combine. Allen and the Raiders will travel to Indianapolis this fall for a regular season matchup.

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen speaks to the media at the 2013 NFL Combine. Allen and the Raiders will travel to Indianapolis this fall for a regular season matchup.

For the first time since 2004, the Oakland Raiders will head east for a regular season matchup with the Indianapolis Colts.

The Raiders coaching staff has had a very busy offseason taking part in the Senior Bowl by coaching the North team.

“It was an outstanding experience for us, for our staff to be able to be there and see those players up close and personal and evaluate, not how they play the game of football, but really what types of people they really are,” Allen said.

“The ability to get to know those guys a little bit gives us some inside information and helps us make a better decision on draft day.”

Allen and his staff feel that they have a bit of a leg up on some of the other team’s around the league after spending a week in Mobile working hands-on with numerous players that will hear their name called come late April.

After a 4-12 regular season, the Raiders carry the No. 3 pick into this year’s draft and will evaluate all options in helping to improve their roster.

“What we got to do is we’ve got to begin to identify what’s out there and what’s available in the draft as well as through free agency, both with our own players we had last year and also with what’s out there on the market and try to categorize where you think you might be able to fill needs, whether you’re going to do it through free agency or whether this is a draft that’s deep enough that you can do it through that,” Allen said.

In Allen’s first-year as Raiders head coach, Oakland was 3-4 heading into the month of November and in the middle of a crowded AFC West.

The Raiders sputtered down the stretch, losing eight of their last nine and never scored over 21 points.

Allen is optimistic though that with an established staff, there will be success in Year 2.

“Last year it was the Senior Bowl when I got hired,” Allen said. “We’d just completed the staff and really gotten our feet on the ground.

“This offseason we’ve had some time to hit the ground running a little bit and I think we have a clear plan of what we’re trying to get done and what we want to get accomplished this year.”

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