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Every year, at least one player admits that a team engaged in shenanigans near the end of the draft, striking a deal with the player as a free agent before the draft was over. Last year, it was quarterback Chandler Harnish, who said he had a deal with t…Upvote Share Tweet
The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that they have signed nine undrafted rookie free agents: OT Emmett Cleary, Boston College K Brandon McManus, Temple RB Dan Moore, Montana RB Denodus O’Bryant, Lindenwood CB Sheldon Price, UCLA LB C.O. Prime, WagnUpvote Share TweetFormer Colts General Manager Chris Polian is heading to Jacksonville. Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that Polian will be a scouting director for the Jaguars and one of the top staff members in the personnel department under General Manager Dave Cal…Upvote Share Tweet
Earl Monroe recounts the time that he accidentally smoked angel dust at Bubba Smith’s houseyahoo.com Updated Apr 30, 2013This is altogether more lighthearted news than the story Eric Freeman brought you earlier this month about Earl Monroe’s dalliances with the ABA’s Indiana Pacers. While promoting his new book "Earl the Pearl: My Story," Monroe told Sports on Earth’sUpvote Share Tweetindystar.com Updated Apr 30, 2013The signing of nine undrafted rookie free agents meant the Indianapolis Colts had to release three players Tuesday - running back Alvester Alexander, fullback Robert Hughes and linebacker Shawn Loiseau.Upvote Share Tweet
C.O. Prime, Rodrick Rumble among Colts’ undrafted free agentsAfter adding seven rookies in the NFL draft, the Indianapolis Colts have added nine more rookies as undrafted free agents. The Colts have announced an undrafted rookie crop featuring Boston College tackle Emmett Cleary, Temple kicker Brandon McManus, Mo…Upvote Share Tweet
What I think the Colts are thinkingWhat I think they are thinking at the headquarters of the Indianapolis Colts… We love what we did in the draft. Bjoern Werner is going to be a force as an outside linebacker in short order. People are comparing him to Paul Kruger, but he’ll be betterUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Hughes costs Colts $2.1 millionReading the coverage ... Houston Texans The NFL preaches tolerance for gays, but some players haven’t fallen in line with the policy, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Looking back at Sam Montgomery’s media session at the scouting combine wUpvote Share Tweet
Colts' best undrafted free agents: No. 8, DE Bernard Whittingtonindystar.com Updated Apr 30, 2013Bernard Whittington was described as a late bloomer in football as an Indiana University defensive end who signed with the Indianapolis Colts in 1994 after his name wasn't called on NFL draft day.Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Smith’s Love/Hate Relationship With Atlanta Goes To Another Level; Metta World Peace Calls Out Charles Barkleydimemag.com Updated Apr 30, 2013The complex layers of the relationship between Josh Smith, Atlanta fans and NBA fans at large run deep, and they’ve been there throughout his entire career. Not quite an All-Star. Incredible all-around talent. Not a jump shooter. But he can make them. NUpvote Share Tweet
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.