2014 Colts Authority Annual

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CA Charting Project: Colts and Third Downs

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In […]

Analyzing the Colts’ Fifth-Round pick Jonathan Newsome

From Colts Authority’s across-the-pond scout Olly Dawes comes the low-down on the Colts’ fifth-round pick Jonathan Newsome. See all of Olly’s work at his personal website here.  Agility 8 – Newsome is a good athlete who can change direction fairly well as a pass rusher or in coverage. He also came in the top 15 for […]

Jan 11, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) and defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton (61) during the second quarter of the 2013 AFC divisional playoff football game the at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Dregs of the Roster: Jeris Pendleton Film Review

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In […]

Jan 5, 2013; Birmingham, AL, USA; Mississippi Rebels wide receiver Donte Moncrief (12) is tackled by Pittsburgh Panthers defensive back Jason Hendricks (25) during the first half of the BBVA Compass Bowl at Legion Field. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Analyzing the Colts’ Third-Round Pick, Donte Moncrief

From Colts Authority’s across-the-pond scout Olly Dawes comes the low-down on the Colts’ third-round pick Donte Moncrief. See all of Olly’s work at his personal website here.  Agility 7.5 – Moncrief is by no means a quick-twitch athlete and it sometimes shows up in his game. He doesn’t always change direction well either through his route […]

Mar 7, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes offensive linemen Marcus Hall and Jack Mewhort work out in front of NFL scouts on pro day at The Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Analyzing Colts second round pick Jack Mewhort

From Colts Authority’s across-the-pond scout Olly Dawes comes the low-down on the Colts’ second round pick, Jack Mewhort. See all of Olly’s work at his personal website here.  Agility 6 – doesn’t display great change of direction ability. Came middle of the pack in the 3-cone and shuttle drills but doesn’t cope well with speed as he’s […]

What to Expect 2014: Jonathan Newsome, Andrew Jackson, Ulrick John

On the third day of the 2014 draft, the Colts took two defenders and a lineman. Let’s set reasonable production baselines for these players 2014. (Rather than belabor the point of this series, please just refer back to the first post of 2014, and remember that these are not predictions, but rather baselines by which […]

What to Expect 2014: Donte Moncrief

For the second installment of this year’s What to Expect, we look at Indy’s third-round selection of wide receiver Donte Moncrief. (Rather than belabor the point of this series, please just refer back to the first post of 2014, and remember that these are not predictions, but rather baselines by which we can judge performance). […]

Colts Authority Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

As we’ve done for the last two seasons, Colts Authority is tracking each and every one of the Indianapolis Colts’ undrafted free agent signings. Keep this page open to keep up with all of the latest UDFA signings in Indianapolis. For introductions to the UDFAs, check out my profiles on Bleacher Report. They’ll continue to […]

What To Expect 2014: Jack Mewhort

Welcome back to “What to Expect”. Each spring, I evaluate the picks the Colts make, and try to set realistic baselines for player performance based on recent drafts of similar players. Keep in mind that this series does not predict performance. It simply sets reasonable expectations. This allows us to accurately measure if a player […]

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