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WR Garcon Turns Down Five-Year Offer From Colts

The Colts have made an offer to wide receiver Pierre Garcon, but the soon to be free agent has turned it down. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported today that Garcon, who had 70 grabs last season rejected a five-year contract offer from the Colts. Garcon will apparently test the free agent waters, coming off a […]

Grigson Says Team Hasn’t Decided Fate of Manning, If They Should Draft Luck

New Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said today at the NFL Scouting Combine that the Colts have not decided whether to release Peyton Manning or renegotiate with him. In a rather stunning statement, he claimed the team has yet to decide if the team should take Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick in […]

Colts Free Agents for 2012 – Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?

Now that the 2011 season is officially over following the Super Bowl, now we can all look ahead to free agency. The Colts have a number of players that will be unrestricted come March 13th when they can sign with other teams. You can see the complete list below, and give your thoughts about what […]

Signing Kerry Collins Was A Good Move

There’s been a lot of debate over the significance of the Colts signing veteran quarterback Kerry Collins lately, and rightfully so.  We’ve been on a roller coaster ride about the condition of Peyton Manning after his neck surgery.  It seems every day the talking heads on Yahoo and ESPN are proclaiming a new likelihood of […]

Grading the Colts and the Other AFC South Teams in Free Agency

Houston Texans Unsigned players: OLB Kevin Bentley (UFA), DE Jarvis Green (UFA), CB Karl Paymah (UFA). Key arrivals: Ex-Browns FB Lawrence Vickers, Aug. 3 (two years, $3 million, $500,000 signing bonus); Ex-Bears UFA P Brad Maynard, Aug. 1; UFA CB Johnathan Joseph, July 29 (five years, $48.75 million, $23.5 million guaranteed, $12.5 million signing bonus); […]

Colts LB’s Ernie Sims, Kavell Conner Will Compete To Start

Colts new OLB Ernie Sims, who thought he might be drafted by the club coming out of Florida State in 2006, is a very similar player to former starter Clint Session. One daily team observer actually said that Sims, who is wearing Session’s old No. 55, easily could be mistaken for Session. Sims and second-year […]

Colts Sign DT Antonio Johnson

The Indy Star reports that the Colts have come to terms with defensive tackle Antonio Johnson. Colts continued shaping their 90-player roster as training camp opened today. Most prominent, the team has re-signed defensive tackle Antonio Johnson, one of its unrestricted free agents. He has appeared in 29 regular-season games the past two seasons, 17 […]

RT Ryan Diem Agrees to Take Pay Cut with One-Year Deal

Veteran offensive right tackle Ryan Diem has agreed to take a pay cut with a new one-year contract according to agent Cliff Brady. It replaces what had been the final year of Diem’s existing deal that was to have paid him $5.4 million in 2011. Brady declined to elaborate on the value of Diem’s new […]

Manning Gets Reported $90 Million for Five Year Deal From Colts

Peyton Manning has a new long-term deal in time to report to training camp. He still hasn’t been cleared to practice. Colts owner Jim Irsay said he was “thrilled” to sign the only four-time MVP in league history to a deal that will likely keep him in Indianapolis for the rest of his career. Details […]