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Colts Cast: Analyzing Colts 2019 schedule reveal; Colts go bold in SB Nation mock draft

If there was a draft in which the Indianapolis Colts were to really need another successful pull, this is it. The Colts sit at No. 26 -- at the moment -- and while they may not be in line for a top-10 talent, there is certainly some great options at the bottom of the first round. Today, we'll take a look at the SB Nation mock draft which incorporates a representative from each of the NFL sites tasked with making their team's selection. Our own Brett Mock takes his shot on the talent that he...


Colts Cast: Monday Mock Draft review; Latest Colts news; Colts largest needs

Today we dig back in to the Indianapolis Colts' approach to the 2019 NFL Draft. With less than two weeks to pass before we see Chris Ballard's third pull as GM, there are still very differing views on where the team will go with their first selection. Looking around at the litany of mock drafts from various analysts (via we see so many going in one particular direction. However, this specific position doesn't seem to fit Ballard's approach. On the other hand, perhaps the...


Colts Cast: Colts first round options, team needs explained

Matt Danely dips through the Indianapolis Colts realistic first round options and team needs that fit the No. 26 pick should the team decide to pull the trigger on a player in the first round.


Horseshoes with Holder: What will Colts' newest additions offer to the roster, culture being built?

How do the Colts see their wide receiving corps after the addition of Devin Funchess? What does the film tell us about Justin Houston and how he'll perform in Indianapolis? And what are the Colts' evaluations of the upcoming draft? All these questions are addressed in the latest Horseshoes with Holder.


The Stable: Justin Houston, Clayton Geathers, and FA Impact on the Draft

Free Agency is starting to wind down as most of the top targets are off the board. However, the Colts are just heating up. This is Ballards favorite time to start getting aggressive as he believes he can find some diamonds in the rough or proven veterans on good deals. This year the diamond in the rough might be Devin Funchess. The proven veteran ? Well we just got our answer. The Colts went out and signed Justin Houston from the Kansas City Chiefs to a 24 million dollar deal over two...


The Stable: How to feel about free agency

Every year the week before free agency people begin to make their wishlist. They want every 5 star player to come join the Colts and at discounted prices. This year the big names were Trey Flowers, Landon Collins and Le’Veon Bell. Although Ballard has preached that he does not like free agency, our 100 million dollars of cap space was too enticing not to dream about. As you might expect, like normal the Colts did not go out and make the splashy signings. Instead they remained as quiet as a...


Colts Cast: Colts largely quiet to start free agency; Who'd they miss, and intriguing available options

Chris Ballard and the Indianapolis Colts could not be more different than the days of the previous regime. For some fans it's too drastic of a flip in philosophy. For others, preaching patience to an eager fanbase becomes a common retort to those on the other side of the fence. `Once again, the Colts have largely been quiet in the early stages of free agency. They've re-signed Chris Milton, signed Pierre Desir to a 3-year deal, and though it hasn't been officialized by the team to this...


Horseshoes with Holder: Breaking down Colts' free agency posture, Colts' view of free agent safety Landon Collins, status of negotiations with in-house free agents

Stephen Holder is back in the saddle with a new episode of Horseshoes with Holder as free agency looms. Holder looks inward and discusses the Colts approach towards their in-house free agents, their views towards Landon Collins before he agreed to play in Washington, as well as the organization's overall posture towards the free agency frenzy that always is the opening of the new league year.


The Stable: NFL Combine Review, Free Agency Wishlist, and Heather Lloyd

First up on The Stable I speak with writer Heather Lloyd, you can find most of her stuff on ‘The Colts Roundup’, she can also be found on twitter @TheBlueMare. Heather takes a deep dive into a season review, she tells me who really stepped up to lead the Colts behind the scenes. She shares some stories about locker room personalities and gives us an insight into the player’s fashion. A great interview as always I encourage you not to miss out. The NFL Scouting Combine just wrapped...


Colts Cast: Rookie UDFA year in review with Colts' safety George Odum

The 2018 season was filled with rookie contribution for the Indianapolis Colts. Most will attribute that to the draft picks, but there were plenty of UDFA assistance to a surprisingly successful year for the Colts as well. Today, Zach Hicks joins Matt Danely as they talk to Colts' safety, and UDFA George Odum. Odum was part of an everchanging roster, and safety position for the Colts in 2018. We saw T.J. Green shown the door, and Matthias Farley lose out on most of the season due to...


Colts Cast: Pat McAfee talks "Naturdays," his star rising, and the Colts approach to the 2019 season

Today we take a quick break from breaking down 2019 NFL Draft options, the Indianapolis Colts' roster review and the NFL Combine to talk with one of the greatest Colts to ever don the horseshoe. Former Colts' punter Pat McAfee joins Matt Danely on the Colts Cast for a quick conversation on multiple fronts. Pat discusses his latest gig in being named the spokesman for Natural Light's "Naturdays" where every moment can become a story, how his name has continued to be attached to the recent...


Colts Cast: Looking to the NFL Draft with Zach Hicks | Receivers

The Indianapolis Colts are preparing for a critical point in their roster rebuild and the 2019 NFL Draft may be the most important of Chris Ballard's time in Indy to this point. Today we continue our look at the team's needs heading into the offseason, and now we move on to the receiver class. This class of pass catchers is extremely fun and interesting to talk about. The class offers a deep field, with the potential for some of them to really break out at the next level, but at the...


Colts Cast: Looking to the NFL Draft with Zach Hicks | Cornerbacks

We continue to take a look ahead at the 2019 NFL Draft class as the Indianapolis Colts await Chris Ballard's third pull as the team's GM. Last we looked through the safety class, and today we'll take a look at the other pieces of the secondary as the Colts need to boost their cornerback corps. Zach Hicks comes back to the show to give us the low down on this year's group which could be a key position to watch in late April. There's a diverse group of corners in this class with a very...


Colts Cast: Looking to the NFL Draft with Zach Hicks | Safeties

The Indianapolis Colts are just like every other team in the NFL at the moment as the NFL Combine is just a week away. Though the NFL Draft is a couple months out, we're going to start looking at this class in preparation for this pivotal offseason for the Colts. The Indianapolis Colts have several needs that they'll hope to address this offseason, and it seems as though they should be able to cover several of them between free agency and the draft given that they have a ton of money to...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Safety

Today we finish up with our look at the Indianapolis Colts position by position review with the safety corps as they head into this pivotal offseason. With the safety group bringing up the caboose in this series, it also happens to be one of the most interesting of all of the units on the roster. The Colts have several in-house free agents, including Clayton Geathers and Matthias Farley, as well as some of the team's depth pieces from the 2018 season. The Colts have a decent tertiary group...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Cornerbacks

We're finishing up our positional reviews for the Indianapolis Colts heading into this pivotal offseason, and today we hit on the team's cornerbacks. This could be one of the positions in which we see the most action at for the Colts. Chris Ballard knows that he needs a true No. 1 at cornerback, but there's little doubt that he also likes the youth that the team has with possible starters, as well as depth. Kenny Moore was one of the brightest spots among the corners, but they felt as...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Linebackers

As we continue into the Indianapolis Colts pivotal offseason, we move into the team's linebacker corps to see where the position stands for the 2019 season. The unit showed a massive improvement this past season with the addition of All-Pro rookie Darius Leonard, some great improvement out of Anthony Walker, as well as a couple other rookie additions in Matthew Adams and Zaire Franklin. With some initial leadership assistance from Najee Goode, the unit went from one of the worst positions...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Defensive Line

As we continue with our outlook on the Indianapolis Colts roster heading into the offseason, we now jump over to the defensive side of the ball. The Colts' defense definitely turned some heads in 2018 despite a first-year defensive coordinator and so many young pieces contributing throughout the year. Today we focus on the defensive line, a group that had some great performances this year, but also needs an infusion of talent just the same. Margus Hunt and Jihad Ward, two guys at opposite...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | O-Line

Today we continue on with our positional outlook for the Indianapolis Colts as they head into a pivotal offseason under Chris Ballard and Frank Reich. We've gone through the receivers, quarterbacks, running backs and tight ends, and now we need to look at one of the position groups that achieved great things for the offense somewhat unexpectedly. Going into the season, everyone was excited about the prospects of rookie Quenton Nelson, but most fans and analysts weren't very high on the...


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Receivers

As we continue into the Indianapolis Colts positional review as the team heads into a pivotal offseason, we come to the receiving corps today. The Colts' WR bunch is one of the most interesting positional groups throughout the roster. They've got some young talent that they will be hoping to develop, but they also have many questions that need answered before they consider any options from around the league. Several of those receivers from the 2018 roster are set to be free agents when the...