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Matt Danely, Indianapolis Colts Analyst for FanRag Sports, USAT-SMG's The Colts Wire and SB Nation's Stampede Blue, brings you the inside story on the Colts and the NFL every day with Locked on Colts, part of the Locked on Podcast Network #Indianapolis #Colts #NFL

Matt Danely, Indianapolis Colts Analyst for FanRag Sports, USAT-SMG's The Colts Wire and SB Nation's Stampede Blue, brings you the inside story on the Colts and the NFL every day with Locked on Colts, part of the Locked on Podcast Network #Indianapolis #Colts #NFL
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Matt Danely, Indianapolis Colts Analyst for FanRag Sports, USAT-SMG's The Colts Wire and SB Nation's Stampede Blue, brings you the inside story on the Colts and the NFL every day with Locked on Colts, part of the Locked on Podcast Network #Indianapolis #Colts #NFL




LOCKED ON COLTS 6/26/19: OTAs recap with George Bremer of The Herald Bulletin

We're back! After a few week break, Locked On Colts is back in your airwaves 3x a week throughout the offseason and 5x per week once September arrives! On today's episode, George Bremer returns to discuss all the latest we learned for the Indianapolis Colts at OTAs. Mo Alie-Cox was the big winner of June and is in line for a role in the offense next season. Looking ahead long-term, though, does Alie-Cox eventually take Jack Doyle's spot after 2020? It's a real possibility, if they plan on...


LOCKED ON COLTS 6/3/19: Why the Colts are so good at drafting with Jordan Reid of The Draft Network

On today's episode, Jordan Reid of The Draft Network joins to break down the 2018 and 2019 draft classes for the Indianapolis Colts. Why is Chris Ballard already so successful at this? The foundational pieces of Quenton Nelson and Darius Leonard set the tempo. Why did both succeed as good as they did in Year 1? Also, Braden Smith was a true diamond in the rough. Ballard is a selfless individual, a rarity in today's NFL where all the GMs want to take credit for what the scouts do. This is...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/28/19: Mailbag 2.0

Thanks to all of the listeners for a great turnout with our second installment of the LOC mailbag! Ranging from Twitter to r/Colts, all of your questions are answered. Many were wondering about the pursuit of Gerald McCoy. Would you be willing to go above $11 million per year for a rotational piece? McCoy would be more so a luxury, but would make the Colts' defense even more formidable. How about the skill positions on both sides of the ball? We dive deep on the WR and DB groups, and how...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/24/19: Parris Campbell deep dive with Dan Hope of Eleven Warriors

On today's episode, we dive deep into Parris Campbell's career at Ohio State with Buckeyes beat writer Dan Hope. Campbell is blowing away Colts staffers during rookie minicamp and OTAs, but how did it go in Columbus? Hope answers all the questions surrounding the Colts' No. 59 overall pick, including his utilization within Urban Meyer's spread offense. Indianapolis' final second-round pick is garnering a lot of buzz not only locally, but nationally as well. Learn more about your ad...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/20/19: Top 5 Colts draft picks during Manning and Luck eras with Zach Hicks of Stampede Blue

Who were the shining stars from the most important eras of Indianapolis Colts football? It's time to settle that on today's episode with Stampede Blue's Zach Hicks as we discuss the top five players drafted during the Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck eras. Bill Polian is in the Hall of Fame for a reason, especially when you realize all the homegrown talent that succeeded long-term in Indianapolis. From Manning to a dynamic receiver and pass rush duo, the Colts were at the peak of their powers...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/17/19: Rock Ya-Sin 360

If you want to learn everything about the Colts' top draft pick in Rock Ya-Sin, this is the episode for you as we continue our rookie 360 series. Presbyterian head coach Tommy Spangler joins to discuss Ya-Sin from all angles, including his recruitment and journey to the NFL. Ya-Sin was a state champion wrestler, but only played two years of football before ending up at Presbyterian. Spangler details Ya-Sin's journey and his rapid development with the Blue Hose football team over three...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/15/19: Over/Under Prop Bets with Cody Felger

On today's episode we play a fun game of over/under for all the listeners out there. If you want to follow along, here are the topics with the number attached. Leave a review with your answers so we can talk about it on the next episode! Andrew Luck = 40.5 TDs Marlon Mack = 1000.5 rushing yards Parris Campbell = 850.5 scrimmage yards Eric Ebron = 9.5 TDs TY Hilton = 1200.1 receiving yards Devin Funchess = 7.5 TDs Jack Doyle = 65.5 receptions Colts O-Line = 15.5 sacks allowed Darius...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/14/19: Ben Banogu 360

Part II of our rookie 360 series drops as we hone in on TCU EDGE/LB Ben Banogu. During his tenure with the Horned Frogs, Banogu racked up 17 sacks in 27 games on his way to also destroying the NFL Scouting Combine with a unique speed and power blend. Brett Yarris, CEO of BiokinetiX Fitness, worked with Banogu during the pre-draft process refining his pass rushing techniques. Yarris tells you all you need to know about Banogu not only with his work ethic, but also his true genuine...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/10/19: Twitter Mailbag

Thanks to everyone for participating in this week's mailbag, which was our first one ever! You can participate over on Twitter @LockedOnColts. There were plenty of awesome questions thrown out about the Colts. - Which position battles are going to have the most competition? Hint: Ballard has built a monster, so a lot of spots. - How will the depth chart shake out at wide receiver? - Will the UDFA streak continue in Indianapolis? - Is Jalen Collins going to make the team? - What is an...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/7/19: Assessing the 2019-20 Colts with George Bremer of The Herald Bulletin

On today's episode, George Bremer of The Herald Bulletin stops by to dish out the latest Colts thoughts. Bremer, who's been the Colts beat writer spanning over two different regimes now, updates us on plenty of topics. - Rookie minicamp check-in: Parris Campbell is way bigger in-person than Bremer originally assumed + Rock Ya-Sin and Quincy Wilson will have a fun training camp battle for CB2. - What stands out the most covering the Ballard era Colts compared to the Grigson era Colts?...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/6/19: Khari Willis 360

In Part I of our Colts rookie 360 series, Michigan State's Khari Willis goes under the microscope. Willis was a two-year starter and captain for the Spartans at safety being used in a variety ways as a Swiss Army Knife of sorts. Willis racked up the numbers on the field, but also displayed amazing character traits off the field too. Wil Hunter of Locked On Spartans stopped by first to go in-depth on Willis' strengths along with how he fits in Indianapolis alongside Malik Hooker. What are...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/3/19: Post-draft progress report with Draft Indy

Following the 2019 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts look to be in a better position across the board with added playmakers on both sides. Alex and Jay from the Draft Indy podcast stopped by to collaborate on plenty of hot topics. Parris Campbell looks to be the most exciting prospect thus far. How should we expect Campbell to be utilized in Frank Reich's system? Jay, the one who spoke Campbell to Indianapolis into existence, is very high on his upside as are the rest of us. We also go...


LOCKED ON COLTS 5/2/19: Winners and losers of the 2019 NFL Draft with Thor Nystrom of Rotoworld

The 2019 NFL Draft was filled with surprising and interesting storylines. Thor Nystrom runs through it all on today's episode while also diving into his biggest winners and losers. Hint: He believes the Arizona Cardinals made a mistake replacing Josh Rosen with Kyler Murray and believes the Miami Dolphins got a huge steal. Don't shoot the messenger here, but Thor was lower on the Indianapolis Colts' draft than most. He explains his reasoning while also going over why GM Chris Ballard has...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/30/19: The Colts are playing chess while everyone else is playing checkers with draft expert Chad Forbes

When you are a smart organization, winning tends to arrive quicker than expected. That's what happened last season with the Colts, and now they are planning to exceed expectations once more in 2019-20. Following another strong draft haul where depth was added across the board to a team returning 21/22 starters, grades are unanimously high for Indianapolis. Chad Forbes (@NFLDraftBites) joined the show today to discuss the Colts' draft class even further while also explaining why they will be...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/29/19: NFL Draft Recap with Zach Hicks of Stampede Blue

Wow, what a haul from the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL Draft. Walking out of Nashville with Rock Ya-Sin, Ben Banogu, Parris Campbell, Bobby Okereke, Khari Willis, Marvell Tell III, and more speaks to the vision Chris Ballard has for this team long-term. Stampede Blue's Zach Hicks stopped by to go in-depth on their selections. Ya-Sin's wrestling background and physicality will make him a Day 1 starter, as will Banogu's rare blend of athletic traits for someone who is 250...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/24/19: Mock Draft 2.0

The 2019 NFL Draft is finally upon us! In celebration, it's time to do our second and final mock draft! Running through picks 1-34 with predictions for trades. Trust me, it got pretty wild after the first few selections. From the Colts' perspective, the board ending up breaking in a realistic and maybe different direction than most anticipate. How did it end up shaking out for Indianapolis with their picks at 26 and 34? For some, it might have you doing backflips. This was a fun exercise...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/22/19: Frank Clark Rumors + AFC South Breakdown with Matt Williamson of Locked On NFL

Are the Colts going to pull off a draft week stunner by acquiring 25-year-old EDGE rusher Frank Clark from Seattle? According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Colts and Chiefs are the top suitors for Clark. First off, is Clark worth the No. 26 pick? Matt and I analyze that before diving into Clark's profile on and off the field. With the Colts' cap space and a connection between Clark and Assistant GM Ed Dodds, Matt believes Indianapolis could have their best pass rush since the...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/19/19: Schedule Breakdown + LOPN Mock Draft at No. 26 with Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan

Our first returning guest to Locked On Colts as Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan stops by to analyze the 2019-20 schedule for the Indianapolis Colts, plus some draft quick hitters. This will be the first time the Colts have consecutive road games to open the season in a decade-plus. The season opener against the Chargers looms as one of the most important games. Primetime games on the road against the Chiefs, Texans and Saints have led many to ask why no love for Indianapolis in receiving a...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/18/19: Ole Miss Playmakers with Zach Berry of Red Cup Rebellion

You've heard about the hype surrounding Ole Miss' four offensive playmakers with three wide receivers (D.K. Metcalf, A.J. Brown and DaMarkus Lodge) and their tight end (Dawson Knox). Zach Berry of SB Nation's Red Cup Rebellion has watched every snap of these players, so we invited him on to discuss Metcalf, Brown, Lodge and Knox. Kicking things off with a discussion on Metcalf, who Mel Kiper Jr. has going to the Colts at No. 26 in his latest mock draft, Berry believes too many holes are...


LOCKED ON COLTS 4/17/19: Blue Star Prospects with Dane Brugler of The Athletic

Playing off Daniel Jeremiah's scouting tool of 'Red-star players' used on NFL Network, I debut the Blue Star Prospects Colts fans should keep their eye on with arguably the most respected name in the draft business: Dane Brugler. Currently with The Athletic, Brugler just released his 2019 draft guide. Go get that if you haven't already with inside knowledge from a former NFL scout. Brugler and I hit on all the following position groups featuring Blue Stars while also answering listener...