It is way too early in the preseason to get a good gauge on where the Colts regular season roster will end up. Still, after watching much of training camp and the first two preseason games, some players stick out as leading competitions for roster spots at each position.
Using the final roster from last season as a guideline, along with the Colts history handling draft picks and summer injuries, the following roster contains 53 players.
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QB – Peyton Manning, Curtis Painter
RB – Joseph Addai, Donald Brown, Mike Hart
WR – Reggie Wayne, Pierre Garçon, Austin Collie, Anthony Gonzalez, Taj Smith
TE – Dallas Clark, Brody Eldridge, Jacob Tamme, Justin Snow
OT – Charlie Johnson, Ryan Diem, Tony Ugoh, Adam Terry
OG – Kyle DeVan, Mike Pollak, Jacques McClendon
C – Jeff Saturday, Jamey Richard
DT – Antonio Johnson, Daniel Muir, Eric Foster, Fili Moala, Mitch King
DE – Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis, Jerry Hughes, John Chick, Ricardo Mathews
LB – Gary Brackett, Clint Session, Philip Wheeler, Cody Glenn, Pat Angerer, Kavell Conner, Ramon Humber
CB – Kelvin Hayden, Jerraud Powers, Jacob Lacey, Deshea Townsend, Terrail Lambert
S – Bob Sanders, Antoine Bethea, Melvin Bullitt, Mike Newton
K – Adam Vinatieri
P – Pat McAfee
KR/PR – Devin Moore/Brandon James
Borderline: Tom Brandstater, Blair White, Sam Giguere, Gijon Robinson, Colin Cloherty, Jeff Linkenbach, Jaime Thomas, Marlon Favorite, Ervin Baldwin, Brandon King, Terrell Skinner
Practice Squad: Blair White, Colin Cloherty, Jeff Linkenbach, Jaime Thomas, Vuna Tuihalamaka, Brandon King, Tom Brandstater, Terrell Skinner