It seems like a short list – and probably should be – but Mike Chappell's article on Indy's greatest MLB of all time illustrates how rarely the Colts have a dominant middle linebacker. Rob Morris – a first rounder who often played better than his obscurity indicates – is one of the top four candidates for the All-Colt team, along with Gary Brackett, Jeff Herrod, and Barry Krauss.
Indy years: 2000-07
Stats: Started 67 of 99 regular-season appearances
- Credited by team with 544 tackles
- Had at least 100 tackles in 2001-03, including team-high 128 in ’01 and career-best 130 in ’02
- Started nine of 11 playoff games
- Returned to starting lineup at outside linebacker for 2006 playoff run and was instrumental in team beating Chicago – Bears in Super Bowl XLI
- Had 10 tackles in AFC divisional round win at Baltimore and four tackles in Super Bowl
You can vote, of course, but it's also fun to watch the proceedings play themselves out.