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Colts | Donte Moncrief could be returner
Colts | Nate Irving ahead of schedule
Indianapolis Colts LB Nate Irving (knee) is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and has a chance to be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.
Colts | Coby Fleener wants to improve play
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener said he wants to be a more consistent player and is looking to limit his mistakes on the field. "Your flubs are aired in front of the whole world. Whether you're sitting at a desk all day or whether you're playing football, nobody wants to make the 'Not Top 10.' Unfortunately I've been there and I'm trying to limit that as much as possible."
Colts | Jack Mewhort may start at RT
Indianapolis Colts OG Jack Mewhort could start at right tackle if OT Gosder Cherilus (groin, knee) is not ready to play during training camp. Mewhort will stay at left guard if Cherilus is healthy enough to play.
Colts | Phillip Dorsett wants to be a playmaker
Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett said he wants to be a playmaker for the team this season. "I consider myself a playmaker," Dorsett said. "I want to be able to earn their trust and be a guy that they can look to to make a big play and make a play anytime. I just want to earn their trust and that's it right now." Dorsett said he has learned all of the receiver positions and is ready for the start of training camp.
Colts | Evan Mathis not in plans
Colts | Frank Gore appears to be fresh
Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore was in attendance for nearly all of the team's voluntary workouts, and he displayed a dedication that is not necessarily expected of such an established player. He appears fresh and is as motivated as ever.
Colts | Vick Ballard doing individual work
Colts | Indy pleased with Phillip Dorsett
The Indianapolis Colts are pleased with WR Phillip Dorsett, who has quickly acclimated to the offense while showing a varied skill set. "He's learning multiple positions in this offense, which is not easy," general manager Ryan Grigson said Monday, June 15.
Colts | T.Y. Hilton not worried about contract
Colts | No timetable for two linemen
Colts | Vick Ballard able to do some things
Indianapolis Colts RB Vick Ballard (Achilles') has been able to participate in some individual drills this offseason. Ballard has not received medical clearance at this point but believes he can return to the field by August 1.
Colts | Extension coming for T.Y. Hilton?
Colts | Taylor Pontius waived
Colts | Dwayne Allen keeping focus on field
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen said he isn't going to worry about a possible contract extension during the season. "It's a lot of mouths to feed, and if you worry about that, you're not going to play well," Allen said. "The best thing you can do for yourself is know that off-field stuff will take care of itself."
Colts | Josh Robinson could have a role
Colts | Robert Mathis' timetable shifts
Colts | Frank Gore misses practice
Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore was not in attendance at the team's voluntary organized team activities Wednesday, June 3, according to Colts head coach Chuck Pagano. No reason was given for Gore's absence, but Pagano stressed the practices are voluntary and that Gore is not injured.
Colts | Jean Sifrin waived
Colts | Sean McGrath making comeback
Colts | Robert Mathis to be ready for training camp?
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (Achilles') plans to be ready for the start of training camp Aug. 1. Mathis is not currently participating in organized team activities as he continues to recover from a torn Achilles', but he is training with the medical staff.
Colts | Tyler Rutenbeck signs with Indy
Colts | Andre Johnson loving Andrew Luck
Colts | Phillip Dorsett signs
Colts | Andrew Luck impressed by Phillip Dorsett
Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett has impressed QB Andrew Luck with his ability to quickly learn the offensive scheme. "It's definitely not too big for him," Luck said. "He fits in very, very well."
Colts | Competition expected at NT
Colts | Andre Johnson to have big role for Colts?
Colts | Phillip Dorsett could be No. 3 WR
Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett is expected to compete with WRs Donte Moncrief, Duron Carter and Vincent Brown for the No. 3 wide receiver job during training camp. Dorsett is also expected to be a candidate for the kick and punt returner jobs.
Colts | Andre Johnson comfortable in offense
Indianapolis Colts WR Andre Johnson has made a "pretty seamless" transition to the offense, and he has a strong grasp of the playbook, according to head coach Chuck Pagano. Johnson took snaps with the starters during organized team activities Wednesday, May 20.
Colts | Frank Gore transitioning smoothly
Colts | Josh Lenz waived
Colts | Two expected to compete for center job
Colts | Phillip Dorsett expected to help early
Colts | Dwayne Allen missing offseason program
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen is missing the first four weeks of the Colts' offseason program as part of his plan to play as many as 20 games in 2015. "The high ankle sprain (from 2014) lingered a little longer then I wanted it to. I talked to (Coach Pagano) about it and there was an understanding. I've been out here for two months, just grinding, getting my body in good shape so that I can go out and the team can depend on me. Getting late in the year (2014), I had a banged up knee and a banged up ankle. They didn't feel, I didn't feel, that they could depend on me and that was frustrating because I feel as if, in every situation throughout the season, they can count me," Allen said. Allen expects to rejoin the team Monday, May 18, for the beginning of organized team activities.
Colts | Phillip Dorsett praised by Andrew Luck
Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett received praise from QB Andrew Luck Wednesday, May 6. "I know Phillip's going to be a stud," Luck said. "Runs like the wind, tracks the ball in the air, makes big plays."
Colts | Josh Robinson agrees to terms
Colts | Four Colts waived
Colts | Phillip Dorsett to return kicks
49ers | Trade with Colts
Colts | Move up in the fifth round
Colts | Joshua Cribbs released
Colts | Phillip Dorsett selected 29th overall
Colts | Jerrell Freeman signs tender
Colts | Chuck Pagano could receive extension
Colts | T.Y. Hilton looking to be leader
Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton said he will become a leader on the team since free-agent WR Reggie Wayne (Colts) will not return. "I'm the captain of the room. Right now, I gotta make sure everybody's on point, make sure we're on point with Andrew (Luck). For me, whatever (Wayne) taught me, make sure I'm teaching everybody else, because it's only right. Marvin did it with him. He did it for me. Now, I gotta pass on the torch," Hilton said.