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Colts Draft OT Denzell Goode in the 7th Round

With the penultimate pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Colts selected offensive tackle Denzell Goode out of Mars Hill University, North Carolina – no, Indy residents, not the Mars Hill neighborhood on the south side. Here’s what we know about Goode: He is massive, 6-7, 320, and he played college football. That is about […]

STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 2:  Josh Robinson #13 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs carries the ball for a first down against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the first half at Davis Wade Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Colts draft RB Josh Robinson and LB Amarlo Herrera in the 6th Round

The Colts had two 6th round picks very close together, selecting RB Josh Robinson and LB Amarlo Herrera. Robinson With the 205th overall pick in the draft Indianapolis added some depth at running back with Mississippi State’s Josh Robinson (5-8, 215), a 2014 All-SEC selection last year, who came in 3rd in the conference and […]

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Defensive tackle David Parry #58 of the Stanford Cardinal celebrates a fumble by the Michigan State Spartans during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Colts Pick Stanford DT David Parry in the 5th Round

The Colts decided on another Stanford defensive lineman with the 151st overall pick, DT David Parry. Parry (6-1, 308) had 34 total tackles, 7.5 for a loss, and 4.5 sacks last season for the Cardinal. A top performer on the bench press at the combine with 34 reps, Parry has loads of upper body strength. […]

DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 30:   Jesse James #18 of Penn State is tackled by Clayton Geathers #26 of UCF during the Croke Park Classic American Football match between Penn State v Central Florida at Croke Park Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.  (Photo by Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

Colts Draft UCF Safety Clayton Geathers in the 4th Round

More defense. The Colts made strong safety Clayton Geathers from Central Florida the 109th pick in the NFL draft. Indy definitely needed another safety, and they finally have one. Here’s what we know about Geathers: He plays football (There isn’t much out there on him, as is often the case late in the draft). His […]


Colts Get to Work on Defense, Draft CB D’Joun Smith from FAU

Your wait for a defensive draft pick is over. After trading down from 61 to 65 (first pick in the 3rd round), the Colts have selected Florida Atlantic cornerback D’Joun Smith (5-10, 187). This looks like a good best player available pick that also fills a need. Indianapolis does not have a deep group of […]

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 11: Phillip Dorsett #4 of the Miami Hurricanes runs for a third quarter touchdown against the Cincinnati Bearcats on October 11, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Colts Surprise us all with a Wide Receiver, Miami’s Phillip Dorsett

  Annnnd…with the 29th overall pick in the NFL Draft, just over three hours after it began, the Indianapolis Colts select…A WIDE RECEIVER?! Phillip Dorsett from Miami University. After rumors swirled about Twitter that Indy was preparing to pick T.Y. Hilton 2.0 (a smaller, speedy wide receiver), they, well, did. With needs everywhere at every […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28:  A general view of the draft stage during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Colts NFL Draft Notebook: New Philosophy at Safety?

Well, after a slow month of April, full of mock drafts, mock draft debates, and mocks of mock drafts, yesterday was finally time for the man pulling the trigger (figuratively) on draft day to chat with the media in Indianapolis. And, digging into his quotes, he had some things to say that could actually shed […]

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 22:  Wide receiver Vincent Brown #86 of the San Diego Chargers carries the ball against the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium on December 22, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Colts Add WR Vincent Brown

The Colts picked up another free agent wide receiver today, though not to quite the fanfare as the Andre Johnson signing. Vincent Brown is a former 3rd round pick of the San Diego Chargers. He played 7 games for the Raiders last year and caught 12 passes for 118 yards. He has 72 for 919 […]

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 16:  Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans reacts after picking up a first down during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Colts and Andre Johnson Make it Official

The Colts have (finally) officially signed former Houston Texan receiver Andre Johnson to a 3-year, 21 million dollar deal. Johnson informed the world wide interwebs of the signing via his Instagram account: Johnson, likely the second best player in Texan history (behind only J.J. Watt if anyone), has amassed 13,597 receiving yards in his 12-year […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 23: Trent Cole #58 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts against the Tennessee Titans during the third quarter of the game at Lincoln Financial Field on November 23, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Colts Sign OLB Trent Cole to a 2-Year Deal

The Colts have officially reached an agreement with OLB Trent Cole. 2 years, $16 million, $8 million guaranteed. Not bad at all. The Colts have agreed with former Eagles pass rusher Trent Cole on 2-year deal worth $16M — $8M guaranteed. (via

Colts Swing for the Fences to Get Older as Free Agency Approaches

The Colts are in hot pursuit of the over 30 crowd in the free agent market. The Frank Gore story has gone from “he’s gonna be an Eagle” to “Gore has cold feet” to this: Let’s try this again: Frank Gore plans to sign with Indy, per source; deal expected to be similar to Philly […]


Bye, Bye, LaRon

News from the West 56th Street: The Indianapolis Colts today released safety LaRon Landry and waived inside linebacker Andrew Jackson and tackle Xavier Nixon. Wait, what? LARON LANDRY?? This is real, Colts fans. The Indy front office, staunchly supportive of “their” guys – even when watching said player struggle makes your eyes bleed – have […]

The Colts Officially Reach a Deal with Duron Carter

The Colts have officially agreed to a deal with former CFL star receiver Duron Carter. After a…um…difficult college career, Carter went into the Canadian Football League as an undrafted rookie and made the Montreal Alouettes practice roster in 2013.  Not long after, the Alouettes realized they had more than just a scout team receiver, and […]

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A Deeper Look at this week’s Colts News: Duron Carter, Rob Chudzinski, David Walker, &…Trent Richardson

As Colts Authority’s resident “News Guy,” I apologize for not being able to break these in two to three hundred-word snippets this week. Today, however, we’ll go over the four big items of Colts news from these busy last two days and provide some insight into their meanings and ramifications…or just glorified knee-jerk reactions. Either […]

Ball-gate: Patriots Under Investigation for Cheating. Again.

Ah, another chapter in the lore of the New England Patriots’ apparent disregard for rules or sportsmanship: Bill Belichick’s deflated balls. Yes, the pats are under investigation for slightly deflating their footballs for last night’s game to make them easier to handle, throw, and catch. This is significant because each team uses their own set […]

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Colts Flatlined in the AFC Championship 45-7

A little part, perhaps even a big part, of all of us knew it could end this way. The Patriots are a more talented team, playing at home. The Colts had fallen flat against elite teams all year, and there was a lingering feeling that the Denver team they saw last week just didn’t have […]