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Gene Frenette: Maurice Jones-Drew gave Jaguars personality, bes…

Gene Frenette: Maurice Jones-Drew gave Jaguars personality, best years of his life

jacksonville.com Updated 8 hours ago
Whatever your memories are of Maurice Jones-Drew’s NFL career with the Jaguars – the bulldozing block in 2010 on the San Diego Chargers’ Shawne Merriman, plowing through eventual Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts for 166 yards in 2006 – he left as …
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  • Colts tender a qualifying offer to Jerrell Freeman

    Colts tender a qualifying offer to Jerrell Freeman

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts tendered a qualifying offer to restricted free-agent linebacker Jerrell Freeman on Thursday. The Colts can match any offer Freeman receives from other teams. They will receive a second-round draft pick if another t…
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  • Colts are disciplined in how they spend money with free agents

    Colts are disciplined in how they spend money with free agents

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Developing a talented 2012 draft class and not consistently breaking the bank to sign free agents has put the Indianapolis Colts in a rare position. The Colts have been successful on the field, while not always having to overspend on pla…
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  • Colts don’t plan to tender A.Q. Shipley as restricted free agen…

    Colts don’t plan to tender A.Q. Shipley as restricted free agent

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Colts were in serious need of a center before the start of last season because of injuries to Khaled Holmes and Jonotthan Harrison, so they turned to A.Q. Shipley for help. Shipley, who played for the Colts in 2012 before being traded to the Ravens,…
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  • Tyvon Branch will head to D.C. tomorrow after Colts visit

    Tyvon Branch will head to D.C. tomorrow after Colts visit

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Mar 4 (yesterday)
    For a guy who has played five games the last two years, there’s suddenly a market for Tyvon Branch. Of course, it’s worth noting it’s two teams who haven’t exactly gotten the hang of the whole “free agency” thing. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sport…
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  • PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, Colts/Packers offseaso…

    PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, Colts/Packers offseason to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com Mar 4 (yesterday)
    The Eagles had a very busy day on Tuesday culminating in the decision to trade running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The move can’t become official until the start of the league year next Tuesday, but we’ll be talking about …
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  • Colts keep one of the best special teams units together

    Colts keep one of the best special teams units together

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Mar 4 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Long-snapper Matt Overton getting a four-year contract extension on Monday means the Indianapolis Colts will have all three of their primary special teams players back next season. Why is that significant? Because Overton, punter/kicker …
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  • On potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

    On potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

    ESPN.com Mar 3 (2 days ago)
    HOUSTON -- Until now, Andre Johnson's career has been rare. Elias Sports Bureau shared this: Andre Johnson is one of four players in NFL history who played for only one franchise and has 1,000 career receptions. The others are Marvin Harrison (1,102 cat…
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  • Colts need DeMarco Murray in their backfield

    Colts need DeMarco Murray in their backfield

    ESPN.com Mar 3 (3 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Running back DeMarco Murray is exactly what the Indianapolis Colts need. He’s coming off back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons. Something the Colts don’t have. He’s the perfect complement to quarterback Andrew Luck. Also something the …
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  • Free agency hasn't gone smoothly for the Colts in recent years

    Free agency hasn't gone smoothly for the Colts in recent years

    ESPN.com Mar 2 (4 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The overall record for Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson in his first three seasons can't be denied. Three straight 11-win seasons. Three straight playoff appearances. A step further in the playoffs in each of those seasons…
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  • Richard Dent among 2015 Black College Football Hall of Fame ind…

    Richard Dent among 2015 Black College Football Hall of Fame inductees

    profootballtalk.com Mar 1 (4 days ago)
    A Super Bowl MVP who went on to gain enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame is among seven members of the Black College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. Former Bears, 49ers, Colts and Eagles defensive end Richard Dent, a Tennessee State pro…
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  • Reggie Wayne unsure if he’ll play in 2015

    Reggie Wayne unsure if he’ll play in 2015

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28 (6 days ago)
    Longtime Colts receiver Reggie Wayne doesn’t know yet if his NFL career has reached its conclusion. Wayne said after the Colts lost the AFC Championship Game that he didn’t have a plan for 2015, and he still doesn’t. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports …
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  • Colts' Luck, Pagano to participate in USO trip

    Colts' Luck, Pagano to participate in USO trip

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (7 days ago)
    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will join his coach, two other football players and a small group of celebrities on a future overseas USO trip.
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  • Todd McShay has Colts selecting an offensive lineman

    Todd McShay has Colts selecting an offensive lineman

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (7 days ago)
    ESPN NFL draft expert Todd McShay posted his third mock draft on Thursday. And for the second time in three mocks, McShay has the Colts selecting LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins with the No. 29 overall pick. The Colts can go a number of different wa…
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  • Colts hang onto Matt Hasselbeck for another year

    Colts hang onto Matt Hasselbeck for another year

    Having Andrew Luck as their starting quarterback minimizes the need for a Plan B for the Colts. But they’re hanging onto theirs, just in case. The Colts announced they had signed pending free agent quarterback Matt Hasselbeck to a one-year deal, keeping…
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  • Redskins sign DE Jean Francois to 3-year deal

    Redskins sign DE Jean Francois to 3-year deal

    Washington signed defensive end Ricky Jean Francois to a three-year deal for $9 million with $4 million guaranteed, his agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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  • Mike Adams was too excited to notice anything wrong with Patrio…

    Mike Adams was too excited to notice anything wrong with Patriots footballs

    With Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson admitting last week that he alerted the NFL to the team’s concerns about the inflation (or lack thereof) of Patriots football before the AFC title game, it’s reasonable to conclude that the Colts became concerned in whole or…
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  • Pretrial conference moved for Colts' Bradshaw

    Pretrial conference moved for Colts' Bradshaw

    ESPN.com Feb 25
    The Ohio marijuana possession case involving Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been continued while authorities wait for crime lab results.
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  • PFT Live: Mike Adams, Bills/Eagles offseason to-do lists

    PFT Live: Mike Adams, Bills/Eagles offseason to-do lists

    Safety Mike Adams is set to become a free agent on March 10 and he’ll drop by PFT Live on Thursday to tell us what he’s thinking with the market opening very soon. The Colts have expressed publicly that they’d like to have Adams back with the team for t…
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  • Grigson has a bit of a history with the Pats

    Grigson has a bit of a history with the Pats

    As the football-following world waits (and wait . . . and waits) for the Second Annual AFC East Ted Wells Report, there’s an interesting wrinkle regarding the genesis of the allegation that the Patriots were deflating footballs. Last week, Colts G.M. Ry…
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  • Video - Offensive Line, Pass Rusher And Running Back Atop Colts' List Of ... 01:00

    Offensive Line, Pass Rusher And Running Back Atop Colts' List Of ...

    Mar 3
    ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells discusses areas of need for Indianapolis.
  • Video - Pat McAfee Rockets Soccer Ball 124 MPH 00:15

    Pat McAfee Rockets Soccer Ball 124 MPH

    Mar 3
    Colts punter Pat McAfee shared a video with his Twitter followers proving that he's still got it. Radar showed that he can kick a soccer ball 124 MPH.
  • Video - Expect Colts To Be Aggressive In Free Agency 00:57

    Expect Colts To Be Aggressive In Free Agency

    Feb 23
    ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells discusses free-agent plans.
  • Video - Colts, Texans Questions On And Off The Field 03:05

    Colts, Texans Questions On And Off The Field

    Feb 19
    ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells and Texans reporter Tanya Ganguli discuss news around the AFC South, including Indianapolis' role in Deflategate and whether Ryan Mallett will be the Texans' quarterback next season.

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