Team Notebook: Indianapolis Colts

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Colts | Arthur Jones suspended
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:29:53 -0700

Indianapolis Colts DE Arthur Jones has been suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Colts | Donte Moncrief may catch a lot of passes
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:50:07 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief is expected to lead the Colts in catches this year, in the opinion of's Mike Wells.

Colts | Phillip Dorsett ready for breakout?
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:30:25 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett "is really going to surprise people" in 2016, according to's Mike Wells. Wells said the Colts will be using three wide receivers moving forward.

Colts | Indianapolis makes two roster moves
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:36:59 -0700

Free-agent TE Emil Igwenagu (Lions) was signed to an undisclosed deal by the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday, July 19. QB Josh Woodrum was waived in a corresponding move.

Colts | Backup running back unclear in Indy
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:40:10 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore is the unquestioned starter for the Colts, but his backup remains to be seen.'s Mike Wells did mention RB Josh Ferguson first for the position, however.

Colts | Fewer touches for Frank Gore?
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:32:36 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts want RB Frank Gore to have a lightened workload in 2016, according to's Mike Wells.

Colts | Hugh Thornton has competition
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:00:19 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OG Hugh Thornton will need to hold off C Jonotthan Harrison, OT Denzelle Good and OT Joe Haeg for the starting right guard position. Haeg is the most likely to come off the bench, however.

Colts | Erik Walden losing playing time?
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 20:24:13 -0700

Indianapolis Colts LB Erik Walden will likely start at outside linebacker and take a majority of the snaps on running downs while LB Trent Cole could see more time on passing downs, according to beat writer Kevin Bowen.

Colts | Frank Gore still motivated
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:21:31 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore uses critics to stay motivated at 33 years old. "When I hear it, that's when I attack my training," Gore said. "When I'm tired, I tell myself what the people are saying about me." Gore works out twice a day, adding football-specific field work to his usual workout involving speed, agility and strength training. Gore said working out more makes his mind stronger heading into training camp.

Colts | Healthy teammates to help Frank Gore
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:40:19 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore's yards per carry fell from 4.1 to 3.5 when QB Andrew Luck was out of the lineup, and he averaged just 2.7 yards per carry in the three games OT Anthony Castonzo missed.

Colts | Frank Gore training hard
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:11:17 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore said he hears the naysayers who question if he can produce at his age, and he uses the doubters as motivation to "attack" his training. "I try to do two workouts three times a week," Gore said. "(In the second workouts), I do more agility, jump cuts, moves, working my feet in small spaces. Just trying to imitate like when I'm in the hole."

Colts | Henry Anderson making good progress
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:47:48 -0700

Indianapolis Colts DE Henry Anderson (knee) is in the final stages of his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but general manager Ryan Grigson said Anderson will not return to the field until he is completely recovered.

Colts | Donte Moncrief skidded without Andrew Luck
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:34:49 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief caught 34 passes for 381 yards and five touchdowns through seven games with QB Andrew Luck under center last season. In the nine following games, Moncrief caught just 30 passes for 352 yards and a single touchdown.

Colts | Phillip Dorsett's role unclear
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:42:48 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett's role for 2016 is vague heading into training camp.'s Conor Orr posited that Dorsett could be used similarly to Los Angeles Rams WR Tavon Austin.

Colts | Weight issues for Denzelle Good?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:18:53 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OT Denzelle Good has the ability to play either guard or tackle but will have to keep his weight in line, owner Jim Irsay said Wednesday, June 29.

Colts | Josh Ferguson endorsed by owner
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:12:40 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Josh Ferguson has a "chance to be special," owner Jim Irsay said Wednesday, June 29.

Colts | Specifics on Andrew Luck extension
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:32:22 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck with receive $60 million guaranteed by March of 2017. He will earn $81 million by March of 2018 and $87 million fully guaranteed by March of 2019.

Colts | More on Andrew Luck's deal
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:04:09 -0700

Updating previous items, Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck's five-year extension is actually a six-year deal. It is worth a little more than $139 million in total, which is a new NFL record. It also comes with $87 million in guaranteed money, also an all-time record.

Colts | Andrew Luck extension details
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:31:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck's five-year extension is worth $75 million over the first three years, according to a source. The amount is slightly less over the final two years.

Colts | Andrew Luck signs extension
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:25:56 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck signed a five-year extension through 2021 Wednesday, June 29. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Colts | Head coach praises Josh Ferguson
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:57:11 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Josh Ferguson is a man of many talents, according to head coach Chuck Pagano. "He's smart. He picks things up in a hurry. He's very, very athletic," Pagano said. "He's a great receiver out of the backfield. We can split him wide, we can displace him formationally. He's a mismatch out in space. He's got juice. He can go. He's got great vision."

Colts | Frank Gore wants 1,000 yards
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 12:10:20 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore is eyeing the 1,000-yard mark in 2016 at 33 years old. Gore is more determined this year after just missing 1,000 rushing yards last season at 967 yards. "I just have to start taking care of my body, eating healthy, start training to get myself ready and to try to go get it," Gore said.

Colts | Donte Moncrief running routes
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 10:35:29 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Donte Moncrief (toe) began running routes earlier this week for the first time since his toe surgery earlier this offseason.

Colts | Josh Ferguson impressing in OTAs
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:10:13 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Josh Ferguson has impressed with his quickness in workouts, and head coach Chuck Pagano called him a "mismatch" in space and "not just a third-down back."

Colts | Andrew Luck on the move more?
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:39:43 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck will be on the move more in 2016, and offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski and quarterbacks coach Brian Schottenheimer want to design more plays that can use Luck's athleticism outside of the pocket. Protecting Luck remains of utmost importance, though, and the Colts believe they have the personnel to do that. The Colts have used more rollouts in offseason practices.

Colts | Andrew Luck is a full participant
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:19:18 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (abdomen, kidney) made all of his throws and looked in complete command during organized team activities (OTAs) after rehabilitation from a lacerated kidney. "He's got a lot in his mind he wants to prove," quarterbacks coach Brian Schottenheimer said.

Colts | O-line coming together in Indy
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:18:45 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo is expected to start at left tackle with OG Jack Mewhort at left guard and C Ryan Kelly in the middle. Two jobs remain up for grabs, as OT Joe Reitz is the incumbent at right tackle, although OT Le'Raven Clark might contend. OG Hugh Thornton (ankle) appears to have a leg up at the right guard spot, but he has missed time in the spring with an ankle injury. OLs Denzelle Good, Jonotthan Harrison and rookie Joe Haeg are also in the mix.

Colts | Brian Tyms stands out in spring
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:18:04 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Brian Tyms stood out during organized team activities (OTAs), as he is locked in a battle for one of the two receiver spots behind WRs T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett. Beat writer Zak Keefer noted Tyms emerged from the pack of contenders for the No. 4 job, and he boasts size at 6-foot-3 that the team lacks among their top three receivers. The team expects to keep as many as six receivers.

Colts | Veteran Robert Mathis looking good
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:17:35 -0700

Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (Achilles') is fully recovered from a torn Achilles' tendon which kept him out in 2014, and with limited playing time in 2015. He has been a full participant in the team's offseason program, save for a few days he was held out for rest. Beat writer Zak Keefer noted he looked fast and ready when on the field.

Colts | Indy has several options for No. 4 receiver
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:22:14 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WRs Josh Boyce, Brian Tyms and Quan Bray will all be candidates for the No. 4 receiver job during training camp.

Colts | Tyler Varga practices this offseason
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:19:50 -0700

Indianapolis Colts RB Tyler Varga (concussion) has been able to participate during offseason workouts and will compete for playing time during the preseason.

Colts | Andrew Luck learning to slide
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:55:09 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck is reluctantly accepting the fact that he needs to slide when he leaves the pocket, OT Anthony Castonzo said.

Colts | Andrew Luck feels he is a better QB
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:44:09 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck is improving with every practice, head coach Chuck Pagano said, and Luck said he is "physically and mentally" a better quarterback.

Colts | Andrew Luck deal not imminent
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:46:39 -0700

Updating previous reports, Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck's next contract needs to work for both sides, and nothing is imminent yet, according to owner Jim Irsay. The team has set a soft deadline for training camp in July to get a deal done.

Colts | Andrew Luck progressing toward deal
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:46:48 -0700

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck is making progress toward a blockbuster extension, sources say, which is expected to be finalized in July. The deal is expected to make Luck the highest-paid player in league history, and he could reach $25 million annually.

Colts | Erik Swoope has chance to make team
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:53:42 -0700

Indianapolis Colts TE Erik Swoope has a chance to make the 53-man roster as the No. 3 tight end. Swoope said he believes he has a good grasp of blocking and pass catching after spending the last two seasons on the team's practice squad.

Colts | Nate Irving much lighter
Mon, 30 May 2016 10:23:22 -0700

Indianapolis Colts LB Nate Irving (knee) has lost 30 pounds this offseason after playing at 260 pounds last season. Irving and LB Sio Moore are expected to start opposite LB D'Qwell Jackson this year. Jackson said he can already tell that Irving is moving more confidently and has more explosion in his movement.

Colts | Dwayne Allen may be on field more
Fri, 27 May 2016 09:28:56 -0700

Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen could see the field considerably more in the upcoming season, as new offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski may elect not to use as many multiple tight-end sets as former offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton. The players listed behind Allen on the depth chart are all unproven, being TEs Jack Doyle, Erik Swoope and Darion Griswold.

Colts | Le'Raven Clark signs
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:58:29 -0700

Indianapolis Colts second-round pick OT Le'Raven Clark signed his four-year rookie contract Wednesday, May 25. Financial terms were undisclosed.

Colts | T. J. Green inks contract
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:34:03 -0700

Indianapolis Colts FS T.J. Green signed his four-year rookie deal Tuesday, May 24. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Colts | First-team reps for Jonotthan Harrison
Fri, 20 May 2016 21:12:27 -0700

Indianapolis Colts C Jonotthan Harrison has been seeing first-team reps at right guard with OG Hugh Thornton and OT Denzelle Good currently sidelined during OTAs.

Colts | Two roster moves made
Wed, 18 May 2016 13:09:32 -0700

Free-agent CB Winston Rose (Rams) was signed by the Indianapolis Colts Wednesday, May 18. SS Akeem Davis was subsequently released.

Colts | Patrick Robinson likely will start
Tue, 17 May 2016 19:29:45 -0700

Indianapolis Colts CB Patrick Robinson appears to be the leading candidate for the starting cornerback job opposite CB Vontae Davis in 2016.

Colts | Josh Boyce works with starters
Tue, 17 May 2016 19:25:29 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Josh Boyce received work with the first-team offense during organized team activities Tuesday, May 17, because of injuries to WRs Donte Moncrief (toe) and Phillip Dorsett (hamstring).

Colts | Phillip Dorsett suffers injury
Tue, 17 May 2016 19:13:28 -0700

Indianapolis Colts WR Phillip Dorsett (hamstring) suffered an apparent hamstring injury during organized team activities Tuesday, May 17, according head coach Chuck Pagano.

Indianapolis Colts

Adams Mike FS
Allen Dwayne TE
Anderson Henry DL
Anthrop Daniel WR
Bailey Sterling DL
Banks Quadrian AC
Bates Trevor LB
Berbenich Tim AC
Blythe Austin C
Boyce Josh WR
Bradshaw Ahmad RB
Bray Quan WR
Brown Jalil CB
Butler Darius CB
Carter Duron WR
Castonzo Anthony OT
Chudzinski Rob OC
Clark Le'Raven OT
Cole Trent LB
Davie Daniel CB
Davis Vontae CB
Dorsett Phillip WR
Doyle Jack TE
Drayton Maurice AC
Emanuel Gary AC
Ferguson Josh RB
Geathers Clayton S
Gilbert Joe AC
Glover-Wright Tay CB
Good Denzelle OT
Gore Frank RB
Graf Kevin OT
Green T.J. FS
Grigson Ryan GM
Griswold Darion TE
Guy Winston SS
Haeg Joe OT
Harrison Jonotthan C
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Hermann Jim AC
Herrera Amarlo LB
Herrmann Jim AC
Hilton T.Y. WR
Hostler Jim AC
Howell Delano SS
Hull Lee AC
Igwenagu Emil TE
Irving Nate LB
Jackson D'Qwell LB
Jackson Edwin LB
Johnson Ron AC
Jones Arthur DL
Kelly Ryan C
Kerr Zachariah NT
Langford Kendall DL
Leak Marcus WR
Louis Lance OG
Luck Andrew QB
Lumpkin Ricky DL
Lutrus Scott LB
Maggitt Curt LB
Mathis Robert LB
McAfee Patrick P
McClure Stefan S
McFarland Mike TE
McGill T.Y. DL
McKay MeKale WR
McMahon Tom AC
McNary Josh LB
Mewhort Jack OG
Miller Mike TE
Milton Christopher CB
Mitchell Tevin CB
Monachino Ted DC
Moncrief Donte WR
Moore Sio LB
Morris Stephen QB
Morrison Antonio LB
O'Brien Kitt OG
Okine Earl DL
Overton Matthew C
Pagano Chuck HC
Parry David DL
Perkins LaDarius RB
Philbin Joe AC
Quarles Kelcy DL
Raye Jimmy TO
Redmond Adam OG
Reitz Joe OT
Ridgeway Hassan DL
Robinson Josh RB
Robinson Patrick CB
Rogers Chester WR
Rose Winston CB
Ruggiero Rob LB
Schottenheimer Brian AC
Simmons Delvon DL
Singleton Jemal AC
Smith D'Joun CB
Smith Tevaun WR
Southward Dezmen FS
Stangby Joshua WR
Swoope Erik TE
Sylvestre Junior LB
Terlecky Shawn AC
Thompson Ron DE
Thompson Ronald LB
Thornton Hugh OG
Todman Jordan RB
Tolzien Scott QB
Turbin Robert RB
Tyms Brian WR
Van Dyk Mitchell OT
Varga Tyler RB
Vinatieri Adam PK
Vogler Brian TE
Vujnovich Jeremy OT
Walden Erik LB
Walker Tony WR
White Brad AC
White Darius CB
Whitehurst Charlie QB
Williams Frankie CB
Williams Greg AC
Williams Trey RB
Williamson Andrew S
Winn Billy DL
Winters Frank AC