Colts Release Depth Chart for Opener Against the Houston Texans

The Colts released the unofficial depth chart today to the media, and there are several surprising results that will affect Week One. First, here is the depth chart in its entirety:


WR: Reggie Wayne, Austin Collie

LT: Anthony Castonzo

LG: Joe Reitz

C: Jeff Saturday, Mike Pollak, Jamey Richard

RG: Ryan Diem

RT: Jeff Linkenbach, Benjamin Ijalana

TE: Dallas Clark, Brody Eldridge, Jacob Tamme, Mike McNeil

WR: Pierre Garcon, Anthony Gonzalez, Blair White

QB: Peyton Manning, Kerry Collins, Curtis Painter

H-B: Austin Collie, Jacob Tamme, Chris Gronkowski

RB: Joseph Addai, Delone Carter, Donald Brown, Darren Evans


LE: Robert Mathis, Jamaal Anderson

UT: Fili Moala, Drake Nevis

NT: Antonio Johnson, Eric Foster

RE: Dwight Freeney, Tyler Brayton, Jerry Hughes

SLB: Pat Angerer, Philip Wheeler

MLB: Gary Brackett

WLB: Kavell Conner, Adrian Moten, Ernie Sims

LCB: Jacob Lacey, Terrence Johnson, Chris Rucker

RCB: Jerraud Powers, Justin Tryon, Kevin Thomas

SS: Melvin Bullitt, Joe Lefeged

FS: Antoine Bethea, David Caldwell

Special Teams

P: Pat McAfee

PK: Adam Vinatieri

H: Pat McAfee, Jacob Tamme

LS: Justin Snow, Jacob Tamme

KR: Joe Lefeged

PR: Joe Lefeged, Jerraud Powers, Terrence Johnson

I'll have some notes up on the surprises and expected moves in a little bit. Until then, comment away on our Week 1 depth chart.

Kyle J. Rodriguez

About Kyle J. Rodriguez

A film and numbers guru, Kyle writes about the NFL and the Indianapolis Colts for Bleacher Report, Draft Mecca and The Football Educator, and is a co-founder and associate editor of Colts Authority. Kyle also is a high school sports reporter for the MLive Media Group in Michigan, covering high school sports across the state.