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Jon Spradley

Colts’ Michael Pittman Jr. got some good news heading into free agency

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The team’s top receiver got several boosts to his free agency outlook.

The Indianapolis Colts should have always planned to bring Michael Pittman Jr. back on a new contract after his rookie contract ended at the end of the year. He showed his value by stepping up as the number one receiving threat on the team. He set a career high in yards even after missing the game against the Falcons. I believe they still will be able to find a way to bring him...

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Why the Colts Must Keep This Defensive Tackle

The Indianapolis Colts signed defensive tackle Grover Stewart to a three-year deal in 2020 worth $30.75 million. Entering 2024, he is an unrestricted free agent looking for a new contract.

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Luke Schultheis

Daniel Jeremiah speculates Colts’ interest in Georgia TE Brock Bowers; Compares him to Dallas Clark

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Could the Colts land the top tight end prospect in this year’s draft class, who’s even drawn comparisons to former franchise great Dallas Clark?

According to NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah, the Indianapolis Colts could have some speculated interest in prized Georgia tight end Brock Bowers early in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft—and even went as far as to compare him to Horseshoe great Dallas Clark:

“There’s only one tight end...

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Jon Spradley

For the first time in a long time, the Colts won’t be using the offseason to find a quarterback

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The Colts have their starting quarterback on the roster. That is a new but refreshing feeling.

For years, the Indianapolis Colts have entered the offseason in need of a starting quarterback. Sometimes the need was driven by circumstances outside their control. Other times, it was driven by a lack of their own ability to assess the situation or player. Whether you believe Anthony Richardson is the long term answer or if you still have doubts, he will be...

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Thomas Butler-Guerrero

NFL announces historic increase in salary cap set for 2024

A locker room exhibit with the jerseys Houston Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud (7), Indianapolis Colts receiver Michael Pittman Jr. (11), Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) at the NFL Experience at the Mandalay Bay South Convention Center. | Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis has the sixth-most available cap space at $72.3M, according to OverTheCap.

Buckle up because business is booming and free agency will...

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Andrew Thomison

Colts’ head coach Shane Steichen, general manager Chris Ballard to speak with media at NFL Combine

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The Colts will have head coach Shane Steichen and general manager Chris Ballard speak with the media at the NFL Combine.

The offseason is quickly ramping up, with the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine set to take place here in Indianapolis next week. The Combine will run from February 26-March 4, with head coaches and general managers set to speak early on in the week.

Both Colts’ head coach Shane Steichen and general manager Chris Ballard will speak...

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Mateo Caliz

Colts’ Positional Outlooks: Defensive line

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How the Colts’ defensive line looks like going into the offseason

Players: DeForest Buckner, Samson Ebukam, Kwity Paye, Dayo Odeyingbo, Adetomiwa Abebawore, Eric Johnson, Grover Stewart (UFA), Tyquan Lewis (UFA)

Starting off with the outside players, and first of all with the most productive of them Samson Ebukam. He was signed in free agency probably because of his ability and consistency to defend the run, but he finished the year with the most...

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Andrew Aziz

The Colts need to keep Zack Moss

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In terms of his monetary value, there probably wasn’t a better value running back in 2023 than Zack Moss. In 8 starts and 14 games played in 2023, Moss had 210 touches for 986 yards and 7 touchdowns. When Jonathan Taylor did not play, he averaged 18 touches for 76 yards and 0.33 touchdowns. For reference, in games where Taylor played without restriction, he averaged 21 touches for 99 yards and 1 touchdown per game. So while Moss’s yards numbers...

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Luke Schultheis

PFF lists Colts as potential ‘free agency landing spot’ for Texans edge Jonathan Greenard

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Could the Colts poach an AFC South rival’s impact pass rusher for a ‘pretty penny’ in this year’s upcoming free agency period?

According to PFF, the Indianapolis Colts are a potential ‘free agency landing spot’ for Houston Texans edge Jonathan Greenard, who is their 38th best rated free agent:


Potential landing spot(s): Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts

Greenard has super long arms and is a good lateral...

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Colts' Chris Ballard and Shane Steichen scheduled to speak at the NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine is a chance to hear from and watch the best of the best in the upcoming NFL Draft. But it's also one of the few chances we will

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Indianapolis Colts May Have To Cut Fan Favorite Due To Cap

The Indianapolis Colts find themselves in a favorable position this offseason, boasting ample cap space and a promising quarterback prospect to build around.

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A potential Colts 2024 NFL Draft target is dealing with an injury

The Indianapolis Colts have multiple positions being mocked to them at pick 15 in the 2024 NFL Draft.  A popular position being looked at is corner, and one of the top corners in this year's class had some disappointing news released today.  Cooper DeJean, out of Iowa, is arguably the most versatile defensive back in the 2024 NFL Draft.

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One trade, cut and signing the New York Giants should make

Can the New York Giants figure themselves out this offseason?

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2024 NFL Free Agency: Colts Must Keep Michael Pittman Jr

Ari Meirov, Sam Monson, and Steve Palazzolo explain why the Colts must keep WR Michael Pittman Jr in Indianapolis this offseason.

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Intriguing big-play WR could be fit for Indianapolis Colts in free agency

The Indianapolis Colts are in desperate need of some weapons in the aerial attack, and if they don’t shore up their receiving corps, quarterback Anthony Richardson could be in for a trying 2024 campaign.

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Biggest needs on the Colts roster heading into the offseason

The first big event to kick off the 2024 offseason is around the corner, with the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine beginning next week.  And the Indianapois Colts

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Three defenders the Giants should consider targeting this offseason

The New York Giants have plenty of holes on offense to address, but their defense might only be a few pieces away from being one of the NFL's better units. Here are three moves the team should consider.

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Thomas Butler-Guerrero

Which Colts defensive starters will return in 2024?

Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Grover Stewart (90) leaves the field after they defeated the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. | Jenna Watson-USA TODAY Sports

All four players are homegrown and Chris Ballard has consistently preached to reward in-house players who have developed in Indianapolis with long term contracts.

The Indianapolis Colts have four defensive players who are essentially lock-in starters for 2024. Two defensive linemen, including defensive tackle DeForest Buckner...

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Mateo Caliz

Colts’ Position Outlook: Wide receiver

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How the Colts’ wide receiver room looks like heading into the offseason

Players: Michael Pittman Jr. (UFA), Alec Pierce, Josh Downs, DJ Montgomety, Ashton Dulin

Re-signing MPJ is the Colts’ #1 priority this offseason, and they should give him whatever money he wants to remain with the team. Even if he is not up there with the top tier echelon of wide receivers like Chase, Diggs, Jefferson, etc. Pittman is still just a little step below them,...

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Jon Spradley

Is it finally time for the Colts to take down the AFC finalist banner?

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Is this the year the banner comes down? Will it ever?

I visited Lucas Oil Stadium last weekend to watch Tyrese Haliburton and his teammates participate in the NBA All-Star festivities. As I found my seat in what is a fantastic stadium, my eyes couldn’t help but glance up towards the rafters. I saw AFC South banners and of course the Super Bowl Championship banner. Those were nice, but my view was immediately tainted by the eyesore that is the 2014 AFC...

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