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PRESEASON WEEK 1INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-0) VS. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (0-0)1 P.M. EDT | SUNDAY, AUG. 16, 2015 | LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD
The Indianapolis Colts will kickoff the 2015 pre-season schedule with a matchup against thePhiladelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.Game time is set for 1 p.m. in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Colts finished the 2014 campaign with an11-5 regular season record, while earning theirsecond consecutive AFC South Division title.The team also won two postseason contestsand made it back to the AFC ChampionshipGame for the first time since 2009.
Indianapolis was aggressive in free agencyand brought in veterans OLB-Trent Cole, RB-
Frank Gore, G-Todd Herremans, ILB-Nate Irving, WR-AndreJohnson, DE-Kendall Langford and S-Dwight Lowery. The teamalso re-signed several key veterans, including S-Mike Adams, S-Colt Anderson, CB-Darius Butler, ILB-Jerrell Freeman, QB-MattHasselbeck, RB-Daniel Herron, LS-Matt Overton and G-JoeReitz.
The Colts selected eight players in the 2015 NFL Draft, headlinedby WR-Phillip Dorsett out of Miami (FL) in the first round.
The Colts will break training camp at Anderson University on Sat-urday, Aug. 15. The Colts will return to the Indiana Farm BureauFootball Center next week in preparation for the Chicago Bears.
Colts Head CoachChuck Pagano
Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp.Indianapolis 11 5 0 .688 458 369Houston 9 7 0 .563 372 307Jacksonville 3 13 0 .188 249 412Tennessee 2 14 0 .125 254 438
PRESEASON (0-0)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN 1 p.m.Sat. Aug. 22 CHICAGO WXIN 7:30 p.m.Sat. Aug. 29 at St. Louis WXIN 8 p.m.Thurs. Sept. 3 CINCINNATI WXIN 7 p.m.
REGULAR SEASON (0-0)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Sept. 13 at Buffalo CBS 1 p.m.Mon. Sept. 21 NY JETS ESPN 8:30 p.m.Sun. Sept. 27 at Tennessee CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Oct. 4 JACKSONVILLE CBS 1 p.m.Thurs. Oct. 8 at Houston CBS/NFLN 8:25 p.m.Sun. Oct. 18 NEW ENGLAND NBC 8:30 p.m.Sun. Oct. 25 NEW ORLEANS FOX 1 p.m.Mon. Nov. 2 at Carolina ESPN 8:30 p.m.Sun. Nov. 8 DENVER CBS 4:25 p.m.Sun. Nov. 15 BYE WEEKSun. Nov. 22 at Atlanta CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Nov. 29 TAMPA BAY FOX 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh NBC 8:30 p.m.Sun. Dec. 13 at Jacksonville CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 20 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 27 at Miami CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Jan. 3 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m.
*All times are Eastern; Home games in BOLD CAPS
INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN 46253www.colts.com
COLTS OPEN 2015 PRESEASON AGAINSTEAGLES AT LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD
2014 FINAL AFC SOUTH STANDINGS
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 SCHEDULE
Tuesday, August 11Players’ Day Off - No Availability
Wednesday, August 129:50-10:50 a.m. – Walk-ThroughAfter Walk-Through – Chuck Pagano available 10:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Player Interviews1:50-4:40 p.m. – Practice
Thursday, August 139:50-10:50 a.m. – Walk-ThroughAfter Walk-Through – Chuck Pagano available 10:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Player Interviews1:50-4:40 p.m. – Practice
Friday, August 149:50-10:50 a.m. – Walk-ThroughAfter Walk-Through – Chuck Pagano available 10:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Player Interviews1:50-4:10 p.m. – Practice
Saturday, August 15Travel Day - No Availability
Sunday, August 16Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles (1 p.m.)
MEDIA SCHEDULE: AUG. 11-16
TV coverage: FOX 59
Play-by-Play: Don Fischer
Color Analyst: Barry Krauss
Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK
Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey
Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi
Sideline: Matt Taylor
TABLE OF CONTENTS / IMPORTANT NFL DATES
Game Preview/Schedules/Standings ............................................1Table of Contents/Important Information .......................................2Head Coach Comparison ..............................................................3Connections ...............................................................................4-5Statistical Comparison...................................................................6Colts Offseason Moves ..............................................................7-8Colts 2015 NFL Draft Picks ...........................................................9Milestones Reached in 2014..................................................10-132014 Colts Notes....................................................................14-20Unofficial Colts Depth Chart ........................................................21Colts Players By Position ............................................................22How the Colts were Built .............................................................23Colts Alphabetical Roster ............................................................24Colts Numerical Roster ...............................................................25Colts Transactions.......................................................................262014 Colts Regular Season Stats ...............................................272014 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ..............................282014 Colts Postseason Stats ......................................................292014 Colts Postseason Defensive Stats .....................................30
AUGUST 11Deadline for players under contract to report to their clubs to earnan accrued season for free agency.
AUGUST 13-17First Preseason Weekend.
AUGUST 20-24Second Preseason Weekend.
AUGUST 27-30Third Preseason Weekend.
SEPTEMBER 1Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must reduce their rostersto a maximum of 75 players on the Active List.
SEPTEMBER 2All tryouts on this date and for the remainder of the season mustbe reported to the league office.
SEPTEMBER 3Final Preseason Games.
SEPTEMBER 5 Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must reduce rosters to amaximum of 53 players on the Active/Inactive List.
SEPTEMBER 5 Simultaneously with the cut-down to 53, clubs that have players inthe categories of Active/Physically Unable to Perform orActive/Non-Football Injury or Illness must select one of the follow-ing options: place player on Reserve/Physically Unable to Per-form or Reserve/Non-Football Injury or Illness, whichever isapplicable; request waivers; terminate contract; trade contract; orcontinue to count the player on the Active List.
SEPTEMBER 6 Claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final rosterreduction will expire at 12:00 noon, New York time.
SEPTEMBER 6 Beginning at 1:00 p.m., New York time, clubs may establish aPractice Squad of 10 players by signing free agents who do nothave an accrued season of free agency credit or who were on the46-player Active List for less than nine regular season games dur-ing each of any accrued seasons. A player cannot serve on thepractice squad for more than three seasons.
SEPTEMBER 6 Final day of preseason training camp for all clubs, as defined inCBA Article 23, Section 9.
SEPTEMBER 6After 4:00 p.m., New York time, a club is permitted to place aplayer on Reserve/Injured as “Designated for Return.”
SEPTEMBER 9 At 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for all NFL player contracts,practice player contracts, tender offers, and miscellaneousamounts to fit within each club’s 2015 salary cap, in anticipationof the midnight expiration of the Top 51 Rule.
SEPTEMBER 10 At 12:00 a.m., New York time, the Top 51 Rule expires for all NFL clubs.
SEPTEMBER 10, 13-14 Regular Season opens.
SEPTEMBER 29Beginning on the Tuesday following the third weekend of regularseason games, the claiming priority is based on the inverse orderof the standing of clubs in the current season’s games.
OCTOBER 4NFL International Series, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, Lon-don, England
On the Colts media website, http://media.colts.com, media outletscan access up-to-date Colts information, including press releases,transcripts, daily notes, game releases and media schedules/avail-abilities. The site also offers access to the 2015 media guide as wellas the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials.
TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT NFL DATES
COLTS MEDIA SITE
Along with their normal slate of home and road contests againstAFC South opponents - Houston, Jacksonville and Tennessee - theColts will compete against the AFC East and NFC South Divisionsin 2015. Indianapolis will face four 2014 playoff teams this season.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 REGULAR SEASON OPPONENTSTeam H/A 2013 Record Last Meeting/ResultHouston H/A 9-7 (.563) H - 12/14/14 - W, 17-10Jacksonville H/A 3-13 (.188) H - 11/23/14 - W, 23-3Tennessee H/A 2-14 (.125) A - 12/28/14 - W, 27-10New England H 12-4 (.750) *A - 1/18/15 - L, 45-7Denver H 12-4 (.750) *A - 1/11/15 - W, 24-13NY Jets H 4-12 (.250) A - 10/14/12 - L, 35-9New Orleans H 7-9 (.438) A - 10/23/11 - L, 62-7Tampa Bay H 2-14 (.125) A - 10/3/11 - L, 24-17Pittsburgh A 11-5 (.688) A - 10/26/14 - L, 51-34Miami A 8-8 (.500) H - 9/15/13 - L, 24-20Buffalo A 9-7 (.563) H - 11/25/12 - W, 20-13Carolina A 7-8-1 (.469) H - 11/27/11 - L, 27-19Atlanta A 6-10 (.375) H - 11/6/11 - L, 31-7
Total 92-115-1 (.445) *Postseason
2015 REGULAR SEASON OPPONENTS
HEAD COACH COMPARISON
COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 14th YearCOLTS HEAD COACH: 4th YearREGULAR SEASON: 33-15 (.688)POSTSEASON: 3-3 (.500)
PRO CAREER: Named head coach of the Indi-anapolis Colts on January 25, 2012. In three sea-sons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts,Chuck Pagano has led the team to three consecu-
tive 11-5 regular season records and playoff berths each year. Heis only the second head coach in NFL history to earn 11 wins ineach of his first three seasons with a team and the third head coachin Colts history to reach the playoffs in each of his first three years.
In 2014, Pagano led the Colts to a perfect 6-0 division record forthe second straight year, marking the first time in franchise historythey’ve accomplished the feat in back-to-back seasons. The Coltsclaimed their ninth AFC South title since 2002, which is the second-most division titles of any NFL team during that span. Indianapolisalso won two postseason contests and made it back to the AFCChampionship Game for the first time since 2009.
In 2013, Indianapolis recorded a perfect 6-0 division record for thefirst time since 2009 and claimed its eighth division title since 2002.In 2013, Indianapolis placed 17 players on Injured Reserve, includ-ing six starters, and witnessed an NFL-high 73 different players takeat least one snap with the team. Pagano guided the Colts to a winover the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game thatmarked the second-largest comeback in NFL postseason history.
In 2012, the Colts overcame the loss of Pagano to acute promye-locytic leukemia for 12 games and responded with seven fourthquarter or overtime game-winning drives en route to an 11-5 cam-paign.
Pagano previously spent four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens,the last (2011) as the team’s defensive coordinator. He also servedas the defensive backs coach of the Oakland Raiders (2005-06)and the secondary coach of the Cleveland Browns (2001-04).
CAREER RECORD: 36-18.
BACKGROUND: Pagano was a safety at Wyoming from 1980-83.Coached collegiately at Southern California (1984-85), Miami(1986), Boise State (1987-88), East Carolina (1989), Nevada-LasVegas (1990-91), East Carolina (1992-94), Miami (1995-2000),North Carolina (2007).
PERSONAL: Born in Boulder, Colo. on October 2, 1960. He andwife, Tina, have three daughters: Tara, Taylor, Tori. His brother,John, is the San Diego Chargers’ defensive coordinator.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS ASSISTANT COACHES
Pep Hamilton Offensive CoordinatorGreg Manusky Defensive CoordinatorTom McMahon Special Teams CoordinatorRoy Anderson Safeties CoachTim Berbenich Defensive AssistantBrant Boyer Asst. Special Teams CoachClyde Christensen Quarterbacks CoachRob Chudzinski Associate Head CoachGary Emanuel Defensive Line CoachJeff FitzGerald Linebackers CoachJoe Gilbert Offensive Line CoachMike Gillhamer Secondary CoachFrank Giufre Offensive Quality Control CoachJim Hostler Wide Receivers CoachRichard Howell Asst. Strength & Conditioning CoachHal Hunter Offensive Line CoachRoger Marandino Head Strength & Conditioning CoachAlfredo Roberts Tight Ends CoachBrad White Outside Linebackers CoachCharlie Williams Running Backs Coach
COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 3rd YearEAGLES HEAD COACH: 3rd YearREGULAR SEASON: 20-12 (.625)POSTSEASON: 0-1 (.000)
PRO CAREER: Named head coach of the Eagleson January 16, 2013. Kelly has led Philadelphia toback-to-back 10-6 seasons and an NFC East divi-sion title in 2013.
Known for his innovative offensive approach, Kelly has guidedPhiladelphia to be one of the most explosive offenses in the NFL.From 2013-14, the Eagles ranked second in the league in totalyards per game (407.0), points per game (28.6) and rushing yardsper game (142.5). Philadelphia also leads the NFL in total plays of20+ yards and passing plays of 20+ yards.
In 2014, the Eagles earned their second consecutive 10-6 seasonand finished second in the division. The Eagles offense scored afranchise-record 474 points, eclipsing the previous record of 442points that the team registered in 2013.
In 2013, Philadelphia broke numerous team and indiviual recordsin Kelly’s first season at the helm. The Eagles set single-seasonteam records in total points (442) and total net yards (6,676), andtheir 99 plays of 20+ yards were an NFL record. RB-LeSean McCoyset new Eagles single-season records in rushing yards (1,607) andscrimmage yards (2,146), while QB-Nick Foles finished with thethird-best QB rating (119.2) in NFL history. The Eagles became thefirst team since the 1991 Buffalo Bills to lead the league in rushingwhile ranking last in time of possession.
Prior to Philadelphia, Kelly compiled a 46-7 record in four years(2009-2012) as head coach at the University of Oregon. The Ducksmade an appearance in a BCS Bowl game in each of Kelly’s fourseasons, which was highlighted by Oregon’s trip to the BCS Na-tional Championship Game in 2010.
CAREER RECORD: 20-13.
BACKGROUND: Kelly played quarterback and defensive back atthe University of New Hampshire from 1981-84. Coached colle-giately at Columbia (1990-91), New Hampshire (1992), Johns Hop-kins (1993), New Hampshire (1994-2006) and Oregon (2007-2012).Earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from New Hamp-shire.
PERSONAL: Born November 25, 1963, in Dover, N.H.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES ASSISTANT COACHES
Pat Shurmur Offensive CoordinatorBill Davis Defensive CoordinatorDave Fipp Special Teams CoordinatorGreg Austin Asst. Offensive Line CoachJerry Azzinaro Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Line CoachQuadrian Banks Asst. Strength & Conditioning CoachBob Bicknell Wide Receivers CoachMichael Clay Asst. Special Teams CoachMike Dawson Asst. Defensive Line CoachRyan Day Quarterbacks CoachKeith Gray Asst. Strength & Conditioning CoachMatt Harper Asst. Defensive Backs CoachJosh Hingst Strength & Conditioning CoachShaun Huls Sports Science CoordinatorBill McGovern Outside Linebackers CoachRick Minter Inside Linebackers CoachJustin Peelle Tight Ends CoachBrian Smith Asst. Linebackers CoachDuce Staley Running Backs CoachJeff Stoutland Offensive Line CoachPress Taylor Offensive Quality ControlStephen Thomas Defensive Quality ControlCory Undlin Defensive Backs Coach
COLTS HEAD COACH CHUCK PAGANO EAGLES HEAD COACH CHIP KELLY
INDIANA / PENNSYLVANIA CONNECTIONS
• Colts Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky is a native of Dal-
• Colts Offensive Line coach Joe Gilbert spent two years as the
Assistant Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator with the Univer-
sity of Pennsylvania and was the head coach of the spring foot-
ball team at Mansfield (Pa.) in 2000.
• Colts Wide Receivers coach Jim Hostler spent a decade
coaching collegiate football in Pennsylvania, spending nine sea-
sons (1990-1992, 1994-1999) with Indiana (Pa.) coaching running
backs, wide receivers and linebackers before taking over as the
Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks coach during his final
season with the program in 1999. His spent the 1993 season in
Huntington, Pa. as an Offensive Coordinator with Juniata College.
• Colts Offensive Line coach Hal Hunter began his collegiate
coaching career in Pennsylvania as an Outside
Linebackers/Strength coach at William & Mary in 1982 before
spending two years at the University of Pittsburgh (1983-1984)
and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1986) coaching the offen-
• Colts Defensive Line coach Gary Emanuel served in the same
role on the West Chester (Pa.) University coaching staff from
• Colts quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen oversaw the
quarterbacks and wide receivers at Temple from 1983-85.
• Two Colts coaches grew up in the state of Pennsylvania:
o Jim Hostler – Wide Receivers – Pittsburgh, Pa.
o Hal Hunter – Offensive Line – Canonsburg, Pa.
• Colts ILB-Justin Shirk is from Harrisburg, Pa. and went to col-
lege at Bloomsburg in central Pennsylvania.
• Colts P-Pat McAfee is from Plum, Pa.
• Eagles T-Dennis Kelly played at Purdue from 2008-11.
• Eagles Inside Linebackers coach Rick Minter was a member of
four Indiana football programs as a player or coach:
o Henderson State – Played defensive end (1973-76)
and coached linebackers in 1977
o Ball State – Defensive Coordinator (1985-91)
o Notre Dame – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
coach (1992-93, 2005-07)
o Indiana State – Linebackers coach (2010)
FORMER COLTS / EAGLES
• Colts GM Ryan Grigson spent time with the Eagles organiza-
tion from 2004-11, serving as Western Regional Scout (2004-05),
Director of College Scouting (2006-09) and finishing his tenure as
the Director of Player Personnel (2010-2011).
• Colts Head Strength and Conditioning coach Roger Marandino
spent one season (2011) with the Philadelphia as the Assistant
Strength and Conditioning coach.
• Colts S-Colt Anderson competed in 48 games (six starts) for
the Eagles from 2010-13.
• Colts G-Todd Herremans played in 127 games including 124
starts as a member of the Eagles from 2005-14.
• Colts OLB-Trent Cole competed in 155 games, starting in 145,
as a member of the Eagles from 2005-14 where he tallied 85.5
sacks, second-most in team history behind Hall of Famer Reggie
• Eagles K-Cody Parkey was originally signed by the Colts as an
undrafted free agent in the 2014 offseason and was traded to the
• Colts LB-D’Qwell Jackson (2002-05) and Eagles CB-Nolan
Carroll II (2005-09) were together at the University of Maryland
during Carroll’s redshirt season in 2005.
• Colts RB-Daniel “Boom” Herron (2008-2011) was teammates
with Eagles FS-Malcolm Jenkins on Ohio State’s 2008 Big Ten
title team. Jenkins won the Jim Thorpe Award that season as the
nation’s top DB.
• Colts QB-Bryan Bennett played two seasons at Oregon from
2011-12 and was teammates with five current Eagles: LB-Kiko
Alonzo (2009-2012), RB-Kenjon Barner (2009-2012), DL-Taylor
Hart (2010-2013), WR-Josh Huff (2010-2013) and DL-Wade Ke-
• Bennett was also coached at Oregon by four current members
of Philadelphia’s coaching staff: Head Coach Chip Kelly (2007-
2012), Defensive Line/Assistant coach Jerry Azzinaro (2009-
2012), Assistant Special Teams coach Michael Clay (2009-2012)
and Assistant Defensive Backs coach Matthew Harper (2009-
• Colts QB-Andrew Luck (2008-2011), TE-Coby Fleener (2007-
2011) and WR-Griff Whalen (2008-2011) were teammates with
Eagles TE-Zach Ertz (2009-2013) and S-Ed Reynolds (2010-
2013) at Stanford. All four helped the Cardinal to back-to-back
BCS Bowl Game appearances in 2010 and 2011.
• Colts Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton spent three seasons
at Stanford with Ertz and the Colts trio of Stanford alumni. He
served as the Quarterbacks coach in 2010 and the Offensive Co-
ordinator from 2011-12 for the Cardinal.
• Colts C-Khaled Holmes (2008-2012), Eagles QB-Matt Barkley
(2009-2012) and OT-Kevin Graf (2009-2013) played together for
four seasons at USC from 2009-12. Holmes and Barkley were
both named team captains as seniors in 2012.
• Eagles WR-Nelson Agholor (2012-14) joined the trio for one
season at Southern Cal in 2012.
• Colts P-Pat McAfee (2005-08) and Eagles LB-Najee Goode
(2007-2011) were teammates at West Virginia for two seasons.
•Colts QB-Matt Hasselbeck (1994-97) spent two seasons with
Azzinaro (1995-96) at Boston College. Eagles Outside Lineback-
ers coach Bill McGovern was also with Hasselbeck in Chestnut
Hill from 1994-96.
• McGovern returned to Boston College in 2000 to coach on the
defensive side of the football for 13 more seasons from 2000-12.
He was in Chestnut Hill for Colts T-Anthony Castonzo’s (2007-
10) entire college career.
• Eagles Quarterback coach Ryan Day (2007-2011) was also at
Boston College with Castonzo.
• Eagles Assistant Defensive Line coach Mike Dawson joined
Castonzo in Chestnut Hill for two seasons, as he served as
Boston College’s Special Teams coach from 2009-2011.
• Dawson and Azzinaro spent at season at Maine in 1998 with
Colts Offensive Line coach Joe Gilbert.
• Colts Offensive Quality Control coach Frank Giufre was an of-
fensive linemen at Syracuse from 1995-99. Eagles Offensive Line
coach Jeff Stoutland was his Giufre’s position coach his final
three seasons with the Orangemen.
• Stoutland was the Offensive Coach at Alabama from 2011-12,
helping the Crimson Tide win the 2013 BCS National Champi-
onship. He spent one season with Colts NT-Josh Chapman in
Tuscaloosa in 2011.
• Colts Defensive Line coach Gary Emanuel spent a season with
Eagles Special Teams Coordinator Dave Fipp at San Jose State
• Colts S-Dwight Lowery was also with Fipp at San Jose State
for two seasons from 2006-07.
• Emanuel and McGovern spent a season together at UMASS in
• Colts Assistant Special Teams coach Brant Boyer was college
COLTS / EAGLES CONNECTIONS
COLTS / EAGLES CONNECTIONSCOLLEGE CONNECTIONS continued
teammates at Arizona with Fipp for one season (1994).
• Colts Safeties coach Roy Anderson was a student assistant at
Florida State for a season in 2003 with Eagles Strength and Con-
ditioning coach Josh Hingst, who was with the Seminoles from
• Colts S-Winston Guy and Eagles Inside Linebackers coach
Rick Minter spent a season at Kentucky together in 2011.
• Colts Secondary coach Mike Gilhamer was an assistant at Ore-
gon for Eagles Tight Ends coach Justin Peelle’s senior year in
• Colts WR-Quan Bray (2011-14) and Eagles K-Cody Parkey
were teammates at Auburn.
• Colts S-Clayton Geathers (2011-14) played with Eagles WR-
Josh Reese (2011-14) and TE-Justin Tukes (2011-14) for four
years at Central Florida.
• Colts OLB-Trent Cole (2001-04) was teammates with Eagles
TE-Brent Celek (2003-06) for two seasons at Cincinnati.
• Colts TE-Dwayne Allen (2008-2011) played three seasons at
Clemson with Eagles CB-Byron Maxwell (2007-2010).
• Colts CB-Jalil Brown (2006-2010) was teammates at Colorado
for three seasons with Eagles LB-Brad Jones (2006-08).
• Colts NT-Zach Kerr (2012-13) played two seasons at Delaware
with Eagles WR-Mike Johnson (2011-14).
• Colts C-Jonotthan Harrison and DE-Earl Okine were team-
mates with several current Eagles at the University of Florida: TE-
Trey Burton (2010-13), CB-Jaylen Watkins (2010-13), QB-Tim
Tebow (2006-09) and WR-Riley Cooper (2006-09).
• Colts WR-Phillip Dorsett (2011-14) played at Miami (Fla.) with
Eagles OL-Jared Wheeler (2009-2013) and OL-Malcolm
• Colts G-Tyler Hoover (2008-2013) played at Michigan State
with Eagles TE-Andrew Gleichert (2012-14).
• Colts RB-Vick Ballard (2010-11) and Eagles DE-Fletcher Cox
(2009-2011) were teammates at Mississippi State for two sea-
• Colts ILB-Nate Irving (2006-2010) played two seasons at North
Carolina State with Eagles S-Earl Wolff (2009-2012).
• Colts TE-Justin Sinz (2011-14) played at Purdue with Eagles
RB-Raheem Mostert and OT-Dennis Kelly (2008-2011).
• Eagles Tight Ends coach Justin Peelle (2002-05) and Eagles
RB-Darren Sproles (2005-2010) were playing for the Chargers
while Colts Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky (LIinebackers:
2002-2006) and Associate Head Coach Rob Chudzinski (Tight
Ends: 2005-06) were on the coaching staff in San Diego.
• Colts Special Teams coach Tom McMahon (Special Teams:
2009-2011) and Eagles Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur (Of-
fensive Coordinator: 2009-10) spent two seasons together on the
Rams coaching staff. Eagles P-Donnie Jones (2007-2011) was
coached by McMahon in St. Louis. Eagles QB-Sam Bradford
(2010-13) spent two seasons on the Rams with McMahon and
two seasons with Colts DE-Kendall Langford (2012-14).
• Colts Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton (Offensive Assis-
tant/Quarterbacks: 2006), Wide Receivers coach Jim Hostler
(Quarterbacks: 2005-06) and Defensive Line coach Gary
Emanuel (Defensive Line: 2005-06) coached with Eagles Defen-
sive Coordinator Bill Davis (Defensive Coordinator: 2005-06) in
San Francisco while Colts S-Mike Adams (2004-06) was playing
for the 49ers. Later, Manusky (2007-2010) and Eagles Special
Teams coordinator Dave Fipp (2008-2010) were on the 49ers
coaching staff together.
• Colts CB-Greg Toler (2009-2012) played in Arizona while Davis
(Defensive Coordinator: 2009-2010) was coaching for the Cardi-
• Eagles Defensive Backs coach Cory Undlin (2005-08), Davis
(Linebackers: 2011-12) and Shurmur (Head Coach: 2011-12)
were on the Cleveland coaching staff while Adams (2007-2011)
and Colts ILB-D’Qwell Jackson (2006-2013) were playing for the
• Davis was a Defensive Assistant in Green Bay in 2000 while
QB-Matt Hasselbeck was with the Packers.
• Eagles Wide Receivers coach Bob Bicknell was on the Kansas
City coaching staff from 2007-09 while Colts OLB-Erik Walden
(2008) was playing for the Chiefs.
• In 2009, Walden was joined by Colts CB-Vontae Davis (2009-
2011), Langford (2008-2011) and Eagles T-Andrew Gardner
(2009) on the Dolphins. Eagles T-Allen Barbre (2010) and CB-
Nolan Carroll II (2010-13) joined the team in 2010, while Fipp
(2011-12) took over as the Assistant Special Teams coach in
Miami in 2011.
• Walden (2010-12) spent three seasons in Green Bay where he
played alongside Eagles LB-Brad Jones (2009-2014).
• Barbre and Hasselbeck were teammates on the Seattle Sea-
hawks during the 2010 season.
• Colts S-Dwight Lowery (2008-2010) and Eagles QB-Mark
Sanchez (2009-2012) spent two seasons together with the New
York Jets. Eagles Assistant Linebackers coach Brian Smith
(2007-2014) was also on the Jets staff at the time.
• In 2011, Colts ILB-Nate Irving (2011-14) and Eagles QB-Tim
Tebow (2010-11) were both members of the Denver Broncos.
• Irving (2011-14) and Adams (2012-13) played in Denver while
Eagles Defensive Backs coach Cory Undlin was on staff with the
Broncos from 2012-14.
• Colts WR-Vincent Brown (2011-13) and Eagles RB-Ryan
Mathews (2010-14), C-David Molk (2012) and WR-Seyi Ajiro-
tutu (2010, 2012-14) all played together as members of the San
• Brown, Mathews, Molk, Ajirotutu and Eagles RB-Darren
Sproles (2005-2010) each spent time with the following three
Colts coaches in San Diego: Defensive Coordinator Greg
Manusky (Linebackers: 2002-06; Defensive Coordinator: 2011),
Offensive Line coach Hal Hunter (Assistant Offensive Line: 2006;
Offensive Line: 2007-11; Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line:
2012), Associate Head Coach Rob Chudzinski (Tight Ends:
2005-06; Special Assistant Head Coach/Tights Ends: 2009-2010).
• In 2012, Colts S-Winston Guy (2012) and TE-Sean McGrath
(2012) played alongside Eagles G-John Moffitt (2011-12), S-
Chris Maragos (2011-13), CB-Byron Maxwell (2011-14) and
CB-Walter Thurmond (2010-13) as members of the Seattle Sea-
• Guy (2013-14), Lowery (2011-13) and Eagles S-Chris Prosin-
ski (2011-13) were all members of the Jacksonville Jaguars sec-
ondary during the 2013 season.
• Colts WR-Andre Johnson (2003-2014) began his career in
Houston where he played with Eagles LB-Connor Barwin (2009-
2012) and LB-DeMeco Ryans (2006-2011).
• Eagles CB-E.J. Biggers (2010-12) was a member of the Tampa
Bay Buccaneers while Colts Defensive Assistant Tim Berbenich
(2006-2011) and Tight Ends coach Alfredo Roberts (2009-2011)
served on the staff.
COLTS EAGLESPASSING YARDS
A. Luck .........................4,761 M. Sanchez ..................2,418M. Hasselbeck.................301 N. Foles........................2,163
RUSHING YARDST. Richardson ..................519 L. McCoy ......................1,319A. Bradshaw....................425 D. Sproles .......................329D. Herron.........................351 C. Polk.............................172
RECEIVING YARDST. Hilton ........................1,345 J. Maclin .......................1,318R. Wayne.........................779 J. Matthews .....................872C. Fleener .......................774 Z. Ertz..............................702
POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .......................140 C. Parkey ........................150A. Bradshaw......................48 J. Maclin ............................60D. Allen..............................48 D. Sproles .........................48C. Fleener .........................48 J. Matthews .......................48
INTERCEPTIONM. Adams ............................5 N. Allen................................4V. Davis ...............................4 M. Jenkins ...........................3G. Toler................................1 C. Williams ..........................2
SACKSJ. Newsome .....................6.5 C. Barwin........................14.5E. Walden.........................6.0 V. Curry ............................9.0D. Jackson .......................4.0 T. Cole ..............................6.5B. Werner .........................4.0
KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)J. Cribbs................608 (32.0) J. Huff....................415 (29.6)G. Whalen.............379 (25.3) C. Polk ..................340 (30.9)D. Herron ................78 (26.0) J. Casey..................38 (12.7)
PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen...............187 (7.2) D. Sproles .............506 (13.0)J. Cribbs..................125 (6.6) J. Maclin..................25 (12.5)
PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)P. McAfee...3,221 (46.7/42.8) D. Jones.....3,331 (43.8/38.9)
FIELD GOALSA. Vinatieri ......30/31 (96.8%) C. Parkey........32/36 (88.9%)
Date W/L Site Attendance8/20/2009 W, 23-15 Lucas Oil Stadium 64,5168/23/1991 L, 23-21 Veterans Stadium 52,6878/27/1990 L, 17-16 Hoosier Dome 47,9998/17/1979 L, 31-17 Veterans Stadium 44,2518/3/1979 W, 17-14 Memorial Stadium 36,7338/13/1966 W, 31-17 Tulane Stadium 41,3529/11/1965 W, 33-14 Hershey, Pa. 11,5408/8/1964 W, 28-17 Hershey, Pa. 18,5008/10/1963 W, 26-21 Hershey, Pa. 18,5978/11/1962 W, 56-28 Hershey, Pa. 18,5309/17/1960 L, 35-21 Hershey, Pa. 20,1259/13/1959 L, 35-13 Franklin Field 15,9288/16/1958 L, 30-28 Hershey, Pa. 17,0008/17/1957 W, 17-10 Hershey, Pa. 17,0269/9/1956 L, 19-14 Fairgrounds Stadium 21,8768/11/1956 W, 24-13 Hershey, Pa. 17,5758/13/1955 L, 21-6 Hershey, Pa. 8,0068/14/1954 W, 10-0 Hershey, Pa. 10,0318/15/1953 L, 10-7 Foreman Field 14,000
ALL-TIME SERIES: Colts lead, 10-9
CURRENT COLTS STREAK: Won 1
Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal
Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Int. Pass Dwns/ Rtrn Rtrn FG Dwn Dwn Zone to Go Avg. Pts/
Tm Gm Play Gm Play Gm Play Pct. Att. Gm Avg. Avg. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. TOP Gm
IND 406.6 5.89 100.8 3.88 305.9 7.40 2.42 4.39% 23.2 6.9 28.0 96.77 41.01 40.00 55.00 68.42 31:54 28.6
Rank 3 7 22 25 1 5 16 4 3 26 3 1 13 22t 12 15 4 6
PHI 396.8 5.63 124.5 4.20 272.3 7.01 3.38 5.15% 22.3 13.0 27.3 88.89 43.46 63.64 49.15 62.50 26:40 29.6
Rank 5 11 9 15 6 12 30 11 7t 3 5 7t 9 2 23 25t 32 3
Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal Pt Yd
Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Int. Pass Dwns/ Rtrn Rtrn Dwn Dwn Zone to Go Pts/ Diff/ Diff/
Tm Gm Play Gm Play Gm Play Pct. Att. Gm Avg. Avg. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Gm Gm Gm
IND 342.7 5.44 113.4 4.29 229.3 6.76 2.21 7.55% 19.3 5.9 22.6 33.33 23.53 66.00 78.79 23.1 5.6 63.9
Rank 11 19 18 23 12 17 21 9 9t 3 10 2 4 32 27 19 7 3
PHI 375.6 5.40 110.7 3.74 264.9 7.17 2.03 8.29% 21.1 8.2 22.8 37.93 25.00 58.14 70.00 25.0 4.6 21.2
Rank 28 16 15 5 31 22 24 6 26 13 12 13 5 23 16 22t 8 11
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OLB-TRENT COLEStarted 145-of-155 games over the past 10 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (2005-2014). Cole has recorded double-digit sacks in fourseasons and since entering the league in 2005, his 85.5 career sacks rank eighth in the NFL. His career sacks rank second in Eagles history,trailing only Pro Football Hall of Famer Reggie White. Cole registered a career-high 12.5 sacks in 2007 and 2009 and was named to the ProBowl after each season. In 2014, he started all 14 games he played in and totaled 20 quarterback hurries (second on team), 6.5 sacks (third onteam), 12.5 tackles for loss (third on team) and three forced fumbles (tied for third on team).
RB-FRANK GOREThe five-time Pro Bowler joins Indianapolis after a 10-year career with the San Francisco 49ers (2005-2014). Gore leaves San Francisco as thefranchise leader in rushing yards (11,073), attempts (2,442) and rushing touchdowns (64). His 13,956 scrimmage yards rank second in 49ershistory, trailing only Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Gore’s 11,073 career rushing yards are the 20th most in NFL history as he is one-of-four players to rush for 11,000 yards while playing for one team. He is one of only 11 players in NFL history to have at least eight 1,000-yardseasons and Gore’s 60 consecutive starts at running back are the most among all active running backs in the NFL. In 2014, he started all 16games and registered his fourth-consecutive 1,000-yard season, as he finished with 1,106 yards on 255 carries (4.3 avg.) and four touchdowns,
while contributing 11 receptions for 111 yards and one touchdown. Gore’s career year came in 2006 when he set career highs in carries (312), rushingyards (1,695), yards per carry (5.4), receptions (61) and receiving yards (485).
G-TODD HERREMANSStarted 124-of-127 career games over 10 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (2005-2014). His 124 starts and 127 games played rank sixthand 11th, respectively, in Eagles history for an offensive lineman. Last season, Herremans started all eight games he played in and helped pavethe way for the league’s third-leading rusher, LeSean McCoy, who finished the season with 1,319 yards on the ground. In 2013, Herremans waspart of an offensive line that helped block for the league’s leading rusher McCoy, who finished with a franchise-record 1,607 rushing yards asthe Eagles set team records in points scored (442) and total net yards (6,676).
ILB-NATE IRVINGPlayed in 54 games (12 starts) for the Denver Broncos over the last four seasons (2011-14) and registered 81 tackles (49 solo), 2.0 sacks, twopasses defensed and 22 special teams tackles. Irving has seen action in six postseason games (three starts) and recorded nine solo tacklesand one pass defensed. In 2014, Irving started all eight games he played in and finished with a career-high 44 tackles (25 solo) and 1.0 sack.He played in 15 games (four starts) in 2013 and recorded 34 tackles (23 solo), 1.0 sack and one pass defensed. Irving also started all threepostseason contests for the Broncos, including Super Bowl XLVII, where he had three tackles and one pass defensed.
WR-ANDRE JOHNSONThe seven-time Pro Bowler and four-time Associated Press All Pro started all 169 games over the past 12 seasons with the Houston Texanssince being selected by the team in the first round (3rd overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft out of the University of Miami. Johnson is the Texans all-time leader in receptions (1,012), receiving yards (13,597) and receiving touchdowns (64). He enters the 2014 season ranked ninth in NFLhistory in receptions and 12th in receiving yards and holds the NFL record with 21 career games with 10-or-more receptions and 100-or-morereceiving yards. Johnson has twice led the NFL in receptions (103 in 2006, career-high 115 in 2008) and receiving yards (1,575 in 2008, 1,569in 2009). His career average of 6.0 receptions per game is a league all-time best and his 80.5 receiving yards per game ranks second in NFL
history. Johnson has 51 career 100-yard receiving games, which ranks fifth in NFL history. In 2014, he started all 15 games he played in and totaled 85 re-ceptions for 936 yards and three touchdowns. Johnson had a career-high 1,598 receiving yards on 112 receptions and four touchdowns in 2012. He ledthe league with a career-high 115 receptions in 2008, while finishing with 1,575 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
DE-KENDALL LANGFORDStarted 90-of-112 games over his seven seasons with the St. Louis Rams (2012-14) and Miami Dolphins (2008-2011). Entering the 2015 season,Langford’s 112 consecutive games played in is the longest active streak among NFL defensive ends and defensive tackles. He has tallied 318tackles (197 solo), 15.5 sacks, 15 passes defensed and four forced fumbles over his NFL career. In 2014, he notched 51 tackles (22 solo) and1.0 sack. Langford’s career year came in 2013 when he recorded single-season career highs in total tackles (69) and sacks (5.0).
S-DWIGHT LOWERYHas appeared in 84 games (56 starts) over his seven seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (2014), Jacksonville Jaguars (2011-13) and New YorkJets (2008-2010). Lowery has registered 300 tackles (215 solo), 4.0 sacks, 50 passses defensed, seven forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries,and 12 interceptions (returned two for touchdowns). In 2014, he started 15-of-16 games for Atlanta and finished with a career-high 85 tackles(62 solo), 1.0 sack, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two interceptions.
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S-MIKE ADAMSIn his first season with the Colts in 2014, Adams was one of only two Colts defensive players to start all 16 games as he finished with a career-high 93 tackles (71 solo), 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and five interceptions. His five interceptions tied forthird-most in the NFL and he was named to his first career Pro Bowl. Adams also started all three posteason contests for the Colts and registered20 tackles (11 solo) and one pass defensed. He has played in 162 games (89 starts) over his 11-year career and has 581 tackles (439 solo),5.0 sacks, 66 passes defensed, six forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries and 18 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown). Adams hasstarted all seven postseason games he has played in, including Super Bowl XLVII with the Denver Broncos, and has tallied 34 tackles (25 solo)
and three passes defensed.
S-COLT ANDERSONPlayed in 15 games in 2014 and led the Colts with 15 special teams tackles and recovered one fumble. Anderson also contributed two tackles(one solo). In five seasons with Indianapolis (2014) and the Philadelphia Eagles (2010-13), he has appeared in 63 games (six starts) and reg-istered 49 tackles (34 solo), four passes defensed and one interception. Known for his special teams prowess, Anderson has tallied 61 careerspecial teams tackles. He led the Eagles in special teams tackles in 2013 with a career-high 16. Additionally, Anderson was twice voted by histeammates as Philadelphia’s special teams MVP (2011 and 2012) and was the Eagles 2012 Ed Block Courage Award recipient.
CB-DARIUS BUTLERSaw action in 14 games (four starts) in 2014 and finished with 47 tackles (41 solo), eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumblerecovery. Butler played in all three postseason contests for the Colts and started at free safety in the team’s AFC Championship Game loss atNew England, finishing with one tackle. He has played in 83 games (29 starts) over his six-year career with Indianapolis (2012-14), Carolina(2011) and New England (2009-2010) and has 219 tackles (188 solo), 51 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and11 interceptions (four returned for touchdowns). Butler has seen action in eight postseason games (two starts) and has 20 tackles (17 solo),three passes defensed and one forced fumble. From 2012-13, Butler led all AFC cornerbacks with eight interceptions and led the Colts with four
picks each year.
ILB-JERRELL FREEMANHas registered three consecutive 100-plus tackle seasons (2012-14) and twice has led the Colts in tackles (2012-13). In 2014, Freeman finishedsecond on the team with 144 tackles (78 solo), while contributing 1.5 sacks, six passes defensed and one forced fumble. He started all threepostseason games for the Colts and led the team with 37 tackles (27 solo) and added 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.Since joining the Colts in 2012, Freeman has started all 44 games he has played in and has 516 tackles (305 solo), 9.0 sacks, 15 passes de-fensed, eight forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three interceptions (one returned for a touchdown). In 2012, he set a franchise recordwith 203 tackles and ranked fifth in the league. He became only the second Colts defender to top 200 tackles in a single season.
QB-MATT HASSELBECKHas seen action as Andrew Luck’s primary backup each of the last two seasons. In 2014, Hasselbeck played in four games and completed 30-of-44 passes for 301 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions. He competed in his 200th career game in a Week 16 loss at Dallas ashe completed 15-of-22 passes for 126 yards and one touchdown. Over his 16-year career he has connected on 3,066-of-5,074 passes for34,948 yards, 203 touchdowns and 148 interceptions. The three-time Pro Bowler has 22 career 300-yard passing performances and has executed22 game-winning drives over the course of his career. In 2005, Hasselbeck threw for 3,459 yards, 24 touchdowns and only nine interceptionsas he led the Seattle Seahawks to Super Bowl XL.
RB-DANIEL HERRONPlayed in all 16 games (three starts) for the first time in his career in 2014. Herron finished with 78 carries for 351 yards (4.5 avg.) and onetouchdown and caught 21 passes for 173 yards. He started all three postseason contests and had 45 rushes for 170 yards (3.8 avg.) and twotouchdowns. Herron also registered 20 receptions, which ranks as the fourth-most catches by a Colt in a single postseason in franchise history.His 128 receiving yards were the most by a running back in a single postseason in team history surpassing Lenny Moore (126 in 1959). Herronhas played in 25 games (three starts) over his three-year career and has 389 rushing yards on 87 carries (4.5 avg.) and one touchdown. Healso has 22 career receptions for 230 yards.
LS-MATT OVERTONHas played in all 48 regular season and six postseason games over his three seasons with the Colts. In 2014, he served as the team’s longsnapper for all 16 games and three postseason contests. He snapped for punter Pat McAfee, who set franchise single-season records with a42.8 net punting average and 30 punts pinned inside the 20-yard line. Overton also snapped for kicker Adam Vinatieri, who converted 30-of-31field goals and all 50 extra points for 140 points on the season. Both McAfee and Vinatieri were named to the Associated Press NFL All-Proteam as well as being voted to the Pro Bowl. In 2013, Overton served as the long snapper in all 16 regular season games and both postseasoncontests en route to being named to his first career Pro Bowl.
G-JOE REITZCompeted in 10 games (four starts) in 2014 and was part of an offensive line that assisted the team in setting a single-season franchise recordfor net yards (6,506). Reitz also made his postseason debut as he started all three postseason contests. He registered his first career postseasonstart in the team’s AFC Wild Card Playoff win against Cincinnati. Reitz helped the offense total 482 net yards, the third-highest total in a post-season game in team history, as he was part of an offensive line that allowed only 1.0 sack as Andrew Luck threw for 376 yards. Reitz hasplayed in 44 games (24 starts) over his four-year NFL career.
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WIDE RECEIVER PHILLIP DORSETT | MIAMI (FL)FIRST ROUND (29TH OVERALL)Dorsett played in 45 games (30 starts) with the Hurri-canes and tallied 121 receptions for 2,132 yards (17.6avg.) and 17 touchdowns. His 23.2 yards per catch av-erage in his final two collegiate seasons was the most
in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
As a senior in 2014, he started all 13 games at wide receiver andearned Second Team All-ACC honors after posting 36 catches for871 yards (24.2 avg.) and 10 touchdowns. His 24.2 yards per catchaverage ranked second in the nation.
CORNERBACK D’JOUN SMITH | FLORIDA ATLANTICTHIRD ROUND (65TH OVERALL)Smith saw action in 44 career games at Florida Atlanticand totaled 120 tackles (78 solo), nine interceptions,three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, 1.0 sackand 29 passes defensed. He also registered 47 kickoff
returns for 1,093 yards (23.3 avg.).
In 2014, Smith was named Florida Atlantic’s Defensive Player of theYear after tallying 53 tackles (32 solo), one interception, one forcedfumble, two fumble recoveries and eight passes defensed. He alsocontributed 17 kick returns for 447 yards (26.3 avg.). Smith earnedSecond Team Conference USA honors as a defensive back andhonorable mention as a kick returner.
DEFENSIVE END HENRY ANDERSON | STANFORDTHIRD ROUND (93RD OVERALL)Anderson competed in 48 career games (35 starts) atStanford and finished with 140 tackles (76 solo), 17.0sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery andseven passes defensed.
As a senior in 2014, he played in all 13 games and was named FirstTeam All-Pac-12 after recording 65 tackles (40 solo), 15.0 tacklesfor loss, 8.5 sacks and two passes defensed.
SAFETY CLAYTON GEATHERS | CENTRAL FLORIDAFOURTH ROUND (109TH OVERALL)Geathers started 52-of-53 career games and registered383 tackles (226 solo), 19.0 tackles for loss, three inter-ceptions, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, 1.0sack and 30 passes defensed. His 383 tackles were the
third most in Central Florida history and his 53 career games playedtied for a school record.
He started all 13 games as a senior captain in 2014 and notched97 tackles (58 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss, nine passes defensed, oneinterception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 1.0 sacken route to being named a First Team All-American Athletic Confer-ence selection.
DEFENSIVE TACKLE DAVID PARRY | STANFORDFIFTH ROUND (151ST OVERALL)Parry saw action in 40 games (23 starts) at Stanford andposted 91 tackles (43 solo), 17.5 tackles for loss, 6.5sacks and two passes defensed.
In 2014, he finished with 34 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 4.5sacks en route to being named All-Pac-12 honorable mention. Parrywas also a Burlsworth Trophy semifinalist in 2014, which is awardedannually to the most outstanding collge football player who beganhis career as a walk-on.
RUNNING BACK JOSH ROBINSON | MISSISSIPPI STATESIXTH ROUND (205TH OVERALL)Robinson appeared in 38 games (13 starts) for the Bull-dogs and rushed for 1,997 yards on 323 carries with 15touchdowns and added 493 yards receiving and onescore. His 6.2 yards per carry average tied for the school
He played in all 13 games (11 starts) in 2014 and was a SecondTeam All-SEC selection by the league’s coaches and The Associ-ated Press after ranking third in the SEC in rushing yards (1,203,34th in FBS) and rushing yards per game (92.5, 39th in FBS).Robinson also led the SEC with 11 rushing touchdowns.
INSIDE LINEBACKER AMARLO HERRERA | GEORGIASIXTH ROUND (207TH OVERALL)Herrera played in 54 games (43 starts) at Georgia andfinished with 334 tackles (147 solo), 21.0 tackles for loss,3.5 sacks, three interceptions, four forced fumbles, twofumble recoveries and 11 passes defensed.
As a senior team captain in 2014, he started all 13 games and reg-istered a team-leading 115 tackles (44 solo) and 10.0 tackles forloss while adding 3.0 sacks, one interception, one forced fumble,one fumble recovery and one pass defensed. Herrera garnered FirstTeam Associated Press honors and was the recipient of the UGACoaches’ Leadership Award in 2014.
TACKLE DENZELLE GOOD | MARS HILLSEVENTH ROUND (255TH OVERALL)Good started all 31 games over his three years (2012-14) at Mars Hill. The two-time First-Team All-South At-lantic Conference choice did not allow a sack as amember of the Mountain Lions’ offensive line.
In 2014, he started 10 games and was a First-Team All-SAC selec-tion after blocking for an offense that ranked fourth in the South At-lantic Conference in yards per game (404.9). Good earnedFirst-Team All-SAC honors for the first time of his collegiate careerin 2013 after starting 11 games.
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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), clinched their second consecutiveAFC South Division title and ninth since 2002. Also earned theirthird consecutive 10-win season and 14th such season in the past16 years, which is the most of any NFL team since 1999. Tied theirlongest winning streak in team history against AFC South oppo-nents at 12 games.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), set a franchise record with their13th consecutive win over AFC South opponents. Also claimed theirthird straight 11-win season.• Won consecutive playoff games for the first time since the 2009postseason and also made it to the AFC Championship Game forthe first time since 2009.
HEAD COACH CHUCK PAGANO• Became the second head coach in NFL history to record 11-or-more wins in each of his first three seasons with a team.
COLTS OFFENSE• In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), the Colts scored 44 points, whichwas their highest total since Dec. 9, 2007. Indianapolis finished thecontest with 529 net yards (385 passing, 144 rushing), which wasthe 10th-highest total for a single game in team history. It was alsothe most since Dec. 5, 2004 against Tennessee (567).• From Week 3 to Week 4, Indianapolis combined to record 1,027net yards (529 at Jacksonville and 498 vs. Tennessee), which wasthe most for the team in back-to-back games in franchise history.The team also posted consecutive 40-plus point games for the firsttime since 2004.• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), posted 24 points in the first quarter,which was the most for the team in a first quarter of play dating backto Oct. 4, 1958 against Chicago (27 points).• In Week 7 against Cincinnati (10/19), the Colts compiled 171 netrushing yards, which was the most for the team in 2014 and thehighest total dating back to Sept. 22, 2013 at San Francisco (184).• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), set a franchise record for themost 400-plus net yard games in a single season with nine. Becamethe first NFL team to score six touchdowns of 30-plus yards in agame since Washington in 1966 (seven).• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), set a franchise single-seasonrecord for net yards (6,506) and net passing yards (4,894).• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), totaled 482 net yards,the third-highest total in a single game for the team in postseasonhistory.
COLTS DEFENSE• From Week 4 to Week 7, the Colts allowed only one third downconversion in each of the four games. That was the longest streakby any NFL team since 1970. The last team to allow one-or-fewerthird down conversions in three straight games was the 1992 DallasCowboys.• In Week 7 against Cincinnati (10/19), the Colts posted their firstshutout since Dec. 28, 2008 against Tennessee. Cincinnati’s 135net yards marked the lowest total for a Colts opponent dating backto that same shutout against the Titans.
COLTS SPECIAL TEAMS• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), recovered their third straight onsidekick of the season. That total tied for the most in a single season bythe Colts since 1997.
S-MIKE ADAMS• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), tied a single-game career-highwith two interceptions in the game. Also tied a career-high with threepasses defensed.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), set a single-season career-high with his second two-interception game of the season.• In Week 14 at Cleveland (12/7), set a new single-season career-high with his fifth interception. Also tied his single-season career-
best with his 11th pass defensed of the season.
TE-DWAYNE ALLEN• In Week 5 vs. Baltimore (10/5), set a season-high with his fourthreceiving touchdown of the year.• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), tied Pat Beach, Dallas Clark andMarcus Pollard (six) for the seventh-most receiving touchdowns ina single season by a tight end in Colts history. • In Week 9 at New York Giants (11/3), tied John Mackey (seven in1963 and 1965) for the fifth-most receiving touchdowns in a singleseason by a tight end in Colts history.• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), tied Marcus Pollard for the fourth-most touchdowns by a tight end in a single season (eight).
CB-DARIUS BUTLER• In the AFC Championship at New England (1/18/15), recorded hisfirst career forced fumble in the postseason.
T-ANTHONY CASTONZO• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), recorded his first career re-ception and receiving touchdown.
CB-VONTAE DAVIS• In Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/19), set a single-game career-highwith four passes defensed. Also tied his single-season career-highwith 12 passes defensed on the year.• In Week 9 at New York Giants (11/3), established a new single-season career-best with 14 passes defensed.• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), matched his single-season ca-reer-high of four interceptions, which he set in 2009 and 2011 withMiami.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), set a single-season career-highwith his second forced fumble of the year and recorded the first fum-ble recovery of his career.• In the AFC Divisional at Denver (1/11/15), contributed with a post-season single-game career-high five passes defensed.• Finished the postseason with the most passes defensed (seven)by a Colts player in a single postseason since 1994.
TE-COBY FLEENER• In Week 5 vs. Baltimore (10/5), topped 1,000 career receiving yards.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), caught seven passes for a ca-reer-high 144 yards. His receiving yardage tied the third-highest single-game total by a tight end in franchise history.• In Week 14 at Cleveland (12/7), set a new single-season career-highin receiving yards.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), scored two touchdowns and finishedwith eight for the year, which tied Dwayne Allen and Marcus Pollard forthe fourth-most receiving touchdowns in a single season by a Colts tightend.
ILB-JERRELL FREEMAN• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), posted his third straight 100-tackleseason.• In the AFC Divisional at Denver (1/11/15), notched the first fumble re-covery of his postseason career.
RB-DANIEL “BOOM” HERRON• In Week 12 vs. Jacksonville (11/23), started his first career game andfinished with 12 carries for 65 yards and five receptions for 31 yards.• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), totaled a career-high 88 rush-ing yards and posted a 49-yard touchdown run, the longest carryfor the Colts in 2014.• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), tied the fourth-highestreception total (10) and tied the highest by a running back in a singlepostseason game in team history. Also scored his first career post-season rushing touchdown.• In the AFC Championship at New England (1/18/15), caught twopasses, bringing his postseason total to 20 receptions, which
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ranked as the fourth-most catches by a Colt in a single postseason.Also passed Lenny Moore (126 in 1959) for the most receivingyards by a running back in a single postseason in Colts history.
WR-T.Y. HILTON• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), passed Roger Carr (10) for thesixth-most career 100-yard receiving games in Colts history.• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), caught nine passes for a regular sea-son career-best 223 yards and one touchdown. He logged the sixth200-plus receiving yard performance for a regular season game inColts history and fell two yards shy of breaking the franchise sin-gle-game record for receiving yards.• In Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/19), passed Austin Collie (172) forthe second-most receptions in a player’s first three seasons of a ca-reer in Colts history.• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), passed Bill Brooks (2,720) for themost receiving yards through a player’s first three seasons in Coltshistory. Posted his third straight 100-yard game for the first time inhis career.• In Week 12 vs. Jacksonville (11/23), became the third player inteam history to record multiple career 1,000-yard receiving seasons.• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), set a new single-season career-high in receiving yards. Passed Marvin Harrison for the most receptionsthrough the first three seasons of a career in Colts history. Passed JohnMackey and Austin Collie (16) for the second-most receiving touch-downs in the first three seasons of a career in Colts history.• In Week 14 at Cleveland (12/7), tied his single-season career-high ofseven total scores, which he originally set in 2012. • In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), joined Marvin Harrison and ReggieWayne as the only Colts with 1,300-plus receiving yard seasons.• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), passed Edgerrin James(28) for the fifth-most career receptions in Colts postseason history.Also moved into second place for the most receiving yards by an NFLplayer in his first four career postseason games.
C/G-KHALED HOLMES• In Week 16 at Dallas (12/21), made his first career NFL start atcenter.
DT-MONTORI HUGHES• In Week 5 vs. Baltimore (10/5), recorded his first career fumblerecovery.
ILB-D’QWELL JACKSON• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), started in his 100th career game.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), recorded his fourth straight100-tackle season and his seventh overall of his career.• In Week 12 vs. Jacksonville (11/23), set a single-season career-high with 4.0 sacks on the year.• In Week 16 at Dallas (12/21), set a single-season career-high withfour fumble recoveries.• In the AFC Championship at New England (1/18/15), posted his firstcareer interception in the postseason.
DT-ARTHUR JONES• In Week 16 at Dallas (12/21), recorded his first full sack as a mem-ber of the Colts.
NT-ZACH KERR• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), posted his first career sack.
QB-ANDREW LUCK• In Week 1 at Denver (9/7), established a single-game career-highwith 35 completions and tied Bert Jones for the third-most 20-plus com-pletion games in team history. Passed Jim Harbaugh (1,230) for thesixth-most career attempts in Colts history. Passed Earl Morrall (47)for the fifth-most touchdowns in a career in franchise history with 48.• In Week 2 vs. Philadelphia (9/15), passed Jim Harbaugh (49) for
the fourth-most touchdown passes in a career in franchise history. • In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), completed 31-of-39 passes for370 yards and four touchdowns for a 140.4 passer rating. His fourtouchdown passes tied a career-high which he set on two previousoccasions. With 31 completions, Luck passed Jim Harbaugh (746)for the sixth-most career completions in Colts history.• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), tied a career-high with four passingtouchdowns. His 393 passing yards marked his second-highest totalfor a single game (433 vs. Miami on 11/4/12) and his 123.3 passerrating was the third-highest total for a single game in his career.• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), passed Peyton Manning (722) for thefifth-most career rushing yards by a Colts quarterback in team history.• In Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/19), recorded his fifth consecutive 300-plus yard passing outing (Weeks 3-7) and tied Peyton Manning’s fran-chise record of consecutive 300-plus yard passing games, which wasoriginally set in 2009 (Weeks 1-5). It was also Luck’s sixth 300-plusyard game of the year, which tied his single-season career-best setas a rookie in 2012. With 27 completions, he passed Jeff George(874) for the fourth-most career completions in team history.• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), registered his sixth consecutive300-yard passing game, which set a franchise record. It also markedhis seventh 300-yard passing outing of the season, which set a sin-gle-season career-high (six in 2012). Passed Dan Marino for thefourth-most passing yards through the first 40 games of a career inNFL history. Surpassed Jeff George (1,532) for the fifth-most andJack Trudeau (1,536) for the fourth-most career attempts in Colts his-tory.• In Week 9 at New York Giants (11/3), tied a single-game career-highwith four touchdown passes and passed his previous single-season ca-reer-high of 23 touchdown passes, which he set in 2012 and 2013.Joined Peyton Manning as the only quarterbacks in NFL history with atleast 23 touchdown passes in each of their first three seasons. Becamethe first player in NFL history with at least 350 passing yards in five con-secutive road contests. Posted his seventh consecutive 300-yard pass-ing outing, which tied for the third-longest streak in NFL history.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), posted his eighth consecutive300-yard passing game, which was the third-longest streak in NFLhistory. It was his ninth 300-yard game of the season, which tied Pey-ton Manning (2009) for the most in a single season in team history.Also tied the second-longest streak of games with 20-plus comple-tions in team history (12).• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), became the fifth quarterbacksince 1970 to record 30 victories in the first three seasons of a career.Set a career-high with five touchdown passes. Became the first quar-terback in franchise history to throw for two touchdowns of 70-plusyards in a single game. Became the third-fastest player to reach12,000 career passing yards in NFL history. Set a career-long with a79-yard touchdown pass to Donte Moncrief. Joined Peyton Manningand Dan Marino as the only players to pass for 4,000 yards in two oftheir first three NFL seasons. Posted his 10th 300-yard passing gamein 2014, which set a single-season franchise record.• In Week 14 at Cleveland (12/7), surpassed Andy Dalton (30) for solepossession of the fifth-most wins among Super Bowl-era startingquarterbacks in their first three seasons. Passed Peyton Manning forthe most passing yards in the first three seasons of a quarterback’scareer in Colts history. Passed Peyton Manning for the most comple-tions in the first three seasons of a quarterback’s career in Colts his-tory. Threw his 500th passing attempt of the season and his 1,000thcareer completion.• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), tied Joe Flacco (32) for the fourth-most wins among Super Bowl-era starting quarterbacks in their firstthree seasons. Also became one of only two quarterbacks (RussellWilson, 2012-14) since 1970 with three consecutive seasons of atleast 10 wins in their first three years. Surpassed Drew Bledsoe forthe most attempts by a quarterback in their first three seasons in NFLhistory.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), became the eighth player in NFLhistory to throw for 40-plus touchdowns in a single season and also
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passed Peyton Manning for the most touchdown passes in the first three seasons of a quarterback’s career in Colts history (86). Luckset a franchise record for the most passing yards in a single season(4,761). With the win, he tied Dan Marino and Matt Ryan (33) for thesecond-most wins among Super Bowl-era starting quarterbacks intheir first three seasons.• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), his 376 passing yardswere the second-most for a postseason game in his career and thefifth-most for a single postseason game in team history. His 31 com-pletions were a postseason career-best and tied for the second-mostin a postseason game in Colts history. His 44 attempts were the sec-ond-most for a postseason game in his career and tied for the sixth-most in a postseason game in team history. In his first four careerpostseason games, he threw more passes (184) and more yards(1,438) than any other player in league history. Tied Jim Kelly, WarrenMoon and Drew Brees for the second-longest streak of 300-yardgames in NFL postseason history (three).• In the AFC Divisional at Denver (1/11/15), passed Johnny Unitasfor the second-most career passing yards, passing touchdowns, com-pletions and passing attempts in Colts postseason history.
P-PAT McAFEE• In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), set a franchise single-gamerecord with eight kickoff touchbacks.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), tied Hunter Smith for thesecond-most career games totaling a 50.0-plus punting average inteam history with 14.• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), tied his franchise record of 27punts pinned inside the 20-yard line, which he originally set in 2013.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), set a franchise single-seasonrecord for punts pinned inside the 20-yard line (30). Also set a teamsingle-season record for net punting average (42.8).• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), established a career-long (regular season and postseason) with a 68-yard punt, whichwas also the longest punt in Colts postseason history. His 51.5 punt-ing average was the third-best in a postseason game in Colts his-tory.
G/T-JACK MEWHORT• In Week 16 at Tennessee (12/28), made his first career start atright tackle.
WR-DONTE MONCRIEF• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), finished with career highs incatches (seven), yards (113) and added his first career touchdown.Also contributed with a 52-yard reception in the second quarter,which established his single-game career-high.• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), became the seventh rookiein Colts history to record multiple 100-yard receiving games in a sin-gle season.• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), scored a touchdownin his first career postseason game.
OLB-JONATHAN NEWSOME• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), logged his first career sack.• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), recorded the team’s first blockedpunt since Dec. 5, 2010 against Dallas.• In Week 9 at New York Giants (11/3), became the second rookie inthe NFL in 2014 to record a multi-sack game. Also became the firstColts rookie to post a multi-sack game since Robert Mathis in 2003.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), recorded 2.0 sacks and finishedwith 6.5 for the year, which was the third-highest single-season totalby a Colts rookie. Also finished second among all NFL rookies insacks in 2014.• In the AFC Divisional at Denver (1/11/15), recorded the first sack-forced fumble of his postseason career.
RB-ZURLON TIPTON• In Week 16 at Dallas (12/21), recorded his first career touchdownreception.• In the AFC Championship at New England (1/18/15), recorded hisfirst career postseason rushing touchdown.
K-ADAM VINATIERI• In Week 1 at Denver (9/7), tallied his 541st career field goal at-tempt, which surpassed Jason Elam for the ninth-most in NFL his-tory. His three extra points tied Mike Vanderjagt (149) for the mostconsecutive PATs in team history.• In Week 2 vs. Philadelphia (9/15), passed Jason Hanson (673) forsole possession of fifth place in career PAT attempts in NFL history.Also surpassed Mike Vanderjagt for the most consecutive PATsmade in team history with 152. With three extra points, passedJason Hanson (665) for the fifth-most in NFL history.• In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), passed Matt Stover for fourthplace in NFL history in career field goals made between 40-49 yardswith 129. With five extra point attempts, passed Jason Elam (679)for fourth place in career PAT attempts in NFL history.• In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), passed Jason Elam (675) forfourth place in NFL history in career extra points made. • In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), became the first player in NFL historyto score 900 career points with two different teams. He passed JohnCarney (2,062) for the fourth-most career points scored in NFL his-tory and established the third-longest consecutive field goals streakin franchise history (18).• In Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/19), passed John Kasay (461) for thesixth-most field goals converted in NFL history.• In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), became the first kicker in NFLhistory to log more than 200 field goals with two different teams.• In Week 9 at New York Giants (11/3), set a career-best streak with26 consecutive field goals made. Also passed Jan Stenerud (558) foreighth place in NFL history in field goal attempts.• In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), set an NFL record with his17th career 100-point season. Tied the second-longest streak of con-secutive field goals made in franchise history (28). Tied Nick Loweryand Matt Prater for 15th place all-time in NFL history with 22 careerfield goals made from 50-plus yards.• In Week 12 vs. Jacksonville (11/23), passed Mike Vanderjagt (28)for the second-longest streak of made field goals in Colts history. Hesurpassed Matt Stover for fifth place in NFL history in career fieldgoals made and passed Stover and John Kasay for sixth place in ca-reer field goal attempts.• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), set a single-game career-highwith seven extra points made and attempted. Topped 700 careerextra points.• In Week 14 at Cleveland (12/7), tied Rian Lindell and Josh Scobee(23) for 14th place all-time in NFL history in conversions from 50-plusyards. Took sole possession of second place for the most 50-yardfield goals made in Colts history and set a franchise record for themost consecutive 50-plus yard field goals made. Passed Matt Stover(146) for fifth place in NFL history in kicks made between 30-39 yards.• In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), took sole possession of fourthplace in NFL history for the longest streak of consecutive field goalsmade with 34.• In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), scored nine points and finishedthe season with 140 points, the third-highest total in a single seasonin franchise history. Ended his streak of consecutive field goals madeat 35. Tied John Carney for the fourth-most career field goals made(478) in NFL history.• In the AFC Wild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), scored 14 points, whichwas the third-most by a player in a single game in Colts postseasonhistory and the second-most by a kicker in a single game. His fourfield goals made and attempted were the second-most by a kicker inColts postseason history. Set a team record for the longest field goalin postseason history with a 53-yard conversion. Moved into sole pos-session of second place for the most career postseason gamesplayed in NFL history.
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• In the AFC Divisional at Denver (1/11/15), tied Jerry Rice (29) forthemost games played in NFL postseason history. Moved into a tie forfirst place in NFL history for consecutive postseason games convert-ing at least one field goal (13).• In the AFC Championship at New England (1/18/15), passed JerryRice for sole possession of first place for the most games played inNFL postseason history with 30.
OLB-ERIK WALDEN• In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), surpassed his previous single-season career-high of 3.0 sacks set in each season from 2010-13.
OLB-BJOERN WERNER• In Week 5 vs. Baltimore (10/5), recorded his first career multiple-sack game.
S-MIKE ADAMSPro Bowl
TE-DWAYNE ALLENEd Block Courage Award
CB-VONTAE DAVISPro Bowl
WR-T.Y. HILTONPro Bowl
ILB-D’QWELL JACKSONPro BowlAFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 13
QB-ANDREW LUCKPro BowlAFC Offensive Player of the Week - Week 3AFC Offensive Player of the Month - November
P-PAT McAFEEAssociated Press First Team NFL All-ProPro BowlColts Man of the YearAFC Special Teams Player of the Month - SeptemberAFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 6
OLB-JONATHAN NEWSOMEAFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 17
K-ADAM VINATIERIAssociated Press First Team NFL All-ProPro Bowl
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2014 COLTS NOTES
Cornerback Vontae Davis recorded a career-high five passes de-fensed in the AFC Divisional game at Denver (1/11/15). That ranksas the highest postseason single-game total by a Colts player since1994 and is tied for the third-highest mark in the NFL during thatspan. Davis (seven) and Greg Toler (four) ranked first and tied forsecond, respectively, for the most passes defensed in a single post-season by a Colts player since 1994.
MOST PASSES DEFENSED IN A POSTSEASON GAME, NFL,SINCE 1994
Player Team Opponent, Date PDSteve Jackson HOU KC, 1/16/94 7Mike McKenzie GB PHI, 1/11/04 6Vontae Davis IND DEN, 1/11/15 5Seven other players 5
MOST PASSES DEFENSED IN A SINGLE POSTSEASON, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1994
Player Year PDVontae Davis 2014 7Greg Toler 2014 4Ashley Ambrose 1995 4Antoine Bethea 2006 4Walt Harris 2003 4Bob Sanders 2006 4
Quarterback Andrew Luck recorded the most passing yards in aplayer’s first five career postseason games in NFL history (1,703),ahead of Kurt Warner’s mark of 1,644 yards. He now has 1,829 ca-reer passing yards in the playoffs. Luck also ranks second in a num-ber of career passing categories in Colts postseason history, listedbelow:
MOST PASSING YARDS IN FIRST FIVE CAREER POSTSEASON GAMES, NFL HISTORY
Player Team YardsAndrew Luck COLTS 1,703Kurt Warner Arizona 1,644
MOST 300-YARD PASSING GAMES, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORY
Player Years GamesPeyton Manning 1998-2011 8Andrew Luck 2012-2014 3Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 1
MOST PASSING YARDS, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years YardsPeyton Manning 1998-2011 5,389Andrew Luck 2012-2014 1,829Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 1,663
MOST PASSING TDs, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years TDsPeyton Manning 1998-2011 29Andrew Luck 2012-2014 9Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 7
MOST COMPLETIONS, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years Comp.Peyton Manning 1998-2011 453Andrew Luck 2012-2014 147Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 120
MOST PASSING ATTEMPTS, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years Att.Peyton Manning 1998-2011 718Andrew Luck 2012-2014 260Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 226
LUCK MOVING UP THE CHARTS
The Colts posted 482 total net yards in the AFC Wild Card matchupagainst Cincinnati (1/4/15), which was the third-highest single-gameoutput in Colts postseason history. Over the past two seasons, In-dianapolis recorded two of its three highest net yardage totals inthe postseason.
MOST TOTAL NET YARDS IN A POSTSEASON GAME,COLTS HISTORY
Rushing Passing TotalDate, Opponent Yards Yards Net Yards1/4/14 vs. Kansas City 100 436 5361/9/05 vs. Denver 76 454 5301/4/15 vs. Cincinnati 114 368 4821/4/04 vs. Denver 85 394 4791/24/10 vs. N.Y. Jets 101 360 461
Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton has recorded 604 receiving yards in thepostseason, which is the fourth-highest total in a player’s first sixcareer playoff games in NFL history, behind only Steve Smith (706),Larry Fitzgerald (705) and Demaryius Thomas (640).
MOST RECEIVING YARDS IN FIRST SIX CAREER POSTSEASON GAMES, NFL HISTORY
Player Team YardsSteve Smith Carolina 706Larry Fitzgerald Arizona 705Demaryius Thomas Denver 640T.Y. Hilton COLTS 604Randy Moss Minnesota 602Tom Fears L.A. Rams 587
MOST 100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORY
Player Years GamesDallas Clark 2003-2011 3T.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 3Reggie Wayne 2001-2014 3
MOST RECEPTIONS, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years Rec.Reggie Wayne 2001-2014 93Marvin Harrison 1996-2008 65Dallas Clark 2003-2011 64Joseph Addai 2006-2011 46T.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 36
MOST RECEIVING YARDS, COLTS POSTSEASON HISTORYPlayer Years Rec. YdsReggie Wayne 2001-2014 1,254Marvin Harrison 1996-2008 883Dallas Clark 2003-2011 847T.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 604
HILTON ON HISTORIC PACE
2014 COLTS NOTES
BOOM BACK-TO-BACKRunning back Daniel “Boom” Herron caught 20 passes in thepostseason, which ranked as the second-highest total for a singlepostseason by a Colts running back and the fourth-highest mark bya Colts player. He also caught eight-or-more passes in two consec-utive postseason games, which was tied for the third-longest streakin the NFL since 1920.
MOST RECEPTIONS IN A SINGLE POSTSEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Player Year Rec.Joseph Addai 2006 22Dallas Clark 2006 21Pierre Garcon 2009 21Daniel Herron 2014 20
MOST CONSECUTIVE POSTSEASON GAMES WITH EIGHT-PLUS RECEPTIONS, NFL, SINCE 1920
Player Team Years GamesTony Nathan Miami 1984-85 3Julian Edelman New England 2013-14 3Daniel Herron COLTS 2014 213 other players 2
Quarterback Andrew Luck threw for 300-plus passing yards andwide receiver T.Y. Hilton recorded 100-plus receiving yards in threestraight postseason games from 2013-14, both of which tied for thesecond-longest streaks in NFL history. Luck and Hilton also be-came the first quarterback/wide receiver pair in NFL history torecord 300 passing yards and 100 receiving yards in threestraight postseason games.
MOST CONSECUTIVE 300-YARD PASSING GAMES, NFL POSTSEASON HISTORY
4 Dan Fouts, San Diego, 1979-19813 Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 1989-1990
Warren Moon, Houston, 1991-93Drew Brees, New Orleans, 2010-2011 (current)Andrew Luck, Indianapolis, 2013-2014
MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES, NFL POSTSEASON HISTORY
4 Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona, 20083 Tom Fears, Los Angeles, 1950-51
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, 1988-89Randy Moss, Minnesota, 1999-2000T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis, 2013-2014
The Colts recorded seven straight games with 400-plus yards oftotal offense from Week 3 at Jacksonville to Week 9 at New YorkGiants. The team posted nine overall for the season, which isthe most in a single season in franchise history, surpassing theprevious record of eight games of 400-plus yards in 2004. TheColts’ nine such games also rank first in the NFL in 2014.
MOST GAMES WITH 400-PLUS TOTAL NET YARDS,COLTS HISTORY
Season Games2014 92004 81976 62000 62010 62012 6
The Colts offense recorded its highest single-season output in totalnet yards and passing yards in 2014, while finishing second in totalpoints and third in first downs.
MOST TOTAL NET YARDS, SINGLE SEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Year Yards2014 6,5062004 6,4752000 6,141
MOST NET PASSING YARDS, SINGLE SEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Year Yards2014 4,8942004 4,6232010 4,609
MOST POINTS SCORED, SINGLE SEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Year Points2004 5222014 4582007 450
MOST FIRST DOWNS, SINGLE SEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Year First Downs2004 3792006 3762014 371
OFFENSIVE FIRE POWER
The Colts led the NFL with 85 plays of 20-plus yards in 2014. Eight-een of those 85 plays scored touchdowns, which also ranked firstleague-wide.
MOST PLAYS OF 20-PLUS YARDS, 2014Team Runs Passes TotalCOLTS 7 78 85Denver 13 67 80Philadelphia 12 63 75Baltimore 24 50 74Dallas 19 54 73
The Colts scored 20-or-more points in 20 consecutive regular sea-son and postseason games from 2013 to 2014. That marked the11th-longest streak in the NFL since 1970. The streak began with a22-14 victory over Tennessee on Dec. 1, 2013, and ended with a25-24 win over Cleveland on Dec. 7, 2014.
LONGEST STREAK OF GAMES SCORING 20-PLUS POINTS,SINCE 1970
Team Start End GamesNew Orleans 1/8/2011 10/21/2012 25Denver 12/2/2012 1/19/2014 24Miami 11/20/1983 1/6/1985 24New England 12/17/2006 1/20/2008 24Washington 12/26/1982 1/8/1984 24L.A. Raiders 9/4/1983 9/24/1984 23New Orleans 12/13/09 10/26/2008 22San Diego 1/3/2010 12/4/2008 22Minnesota 12/21/1997 1/17/1999 21Philadelphia 11/3/2013 11/27/2014 21COLTS 12/1/2013 12/7/2014 20
Since 2012, the Colts have recorded an 11-3 record in the monthof December, which is the fifth-best mark in the NFL during that timespan. Indianapolis has also posted a 6-0 record in Decembergames played at home, which is tied for the best record since 2012.
BEST WIN PCT. IN DECEMBER GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.Denver 12-2 .857Carolina 12-2 .857Seattle 12-2 .857COLTS 11-3 .786New England 11-3 .786Cincinnati 10-4 .714
BEST WIN PCT. IN DECEMBER HOME GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 6-0 1.000Carolina 7-0 1.000Minnesota 7-0 1.000Seattle 7-1 .875San Francisco 6-1 .857
The Colts held opponents to a 5.9 punt return average in 2014 on35 total punt returns. That average ranked third in the NFL, trailingNew Orleans and Tampa Bay. The Colts’ 5.9 average ranks as the12th-lowest single-season mark in team history and the lowestsince holding opponents to a 5.8 average in 2002.
LOWEST OPP. PUNT RETURN AVG., 2014Team Returns Yards Avg.New Orleans 24 99 4.1Tampa Bay 32 185 5.8COLTS 35 205 5.9Buffalo 38 246 6.5Minnesota 39 255 6.5
Andrew Luck threw for 4,761 passing yards in 2014, which is thehighest total in a single season in franchise history. Peyton Manningheld the previous record with 4,700 yards through the air in 2010.
MOST PASSING YARDS IN A SINGLE SEASON,COLTS HISTORY
Player Year Passing YdsAndrew Luck 2014 4,761Peyton Manning 2010 4,700Peyton Manning 2004 4,557Peyton Manning 2009 4,500Peyton Manning 2000 4,413
PASSING YARDS RECORD
Andrew Luck led the Colts to the most wins (33) in the first threeseasons of a quarterback’s career in Colts history. He also ranksfirst in franchise history in passing yards, touchdowns and 300-yardpassing games through as many seasons.
MOST WINS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons WinsAndrew Luck 2012-2014 33Peyton Manning 1998-2000 26Johnny Unitas 1956-1958 18
MOST PASSING YDS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Passing YdsAndrew Luck 2012-2014 12,957Peyton Manning 1998-2000 12,287Jeff George 1990-1992 7,025
MOST PASSING TDS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Passing TDsAndrew Luck 2012-2014 86Peyton Manning 1998-2000 85Johnny Unitas 1956-1958 52
MOST 300-YD PASSING GAMES IN FIRST 3 SEASONS,COLTS HISTORY
Player Seasons GamesAndrew Luck 2012-2014 19Peyton Manning 1998-2000 11Jeff George 1990-1992 5
LUCK THROUGH THREE
Andrew Luck threw for 300 yards in eight consecutive games fromWeeks 3-11. That is a franchise record, surpassing Peyton Manningwho held a five-game streak in 2009. The NFL record for the mostconsecutive 300-yard passing games is nine, set by Saints quar-terback Drew Brees twice from 2011-12 and 2012-13.
MOST CONSECUTIVE 300-YARD PASSING GAMES,COLTS HISTORY
Player Streak DatesAndrew Luck 8 9/21/14-11/16/14Peyton Manning 5 9/13/09-10/11/09Peyton Manning 3 11/1/09-11/15/09Peyton Manning 3 10/22/06-11/5/06Johnny Unitas 3 12/1/63-12/15/63
MOST CONSECUTIVE 300-YARD PASSING GAMES,NFL HISTORY
Player Team Streak DatesDrew Brees New Orleans 9 11/29/12-9/30/13Drew Brees New Orleans 9 11/13/11-9/16/12Andrew Luck COLTS 8 9/21/14-11/16/14Peyton Manning Denver 7 12/23/12-10/6/13
Andrew Luck led the NFL with 40 passing touchdowns in 2014,which is the second-most passing touchdowns in a single seasonin Colts history.
MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS, SINGLE SEASON, COLTS HISTORY
Player Year Passing TDPeyton Manning 2004 49Andrew Luck 2014 40Peyton Manning 2000 33Peyton Manning 2009 33Peyton Manning 2010 33
MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS, NFL, 2014Player Team TouchdownsAndrew Luck COLTS 40Peyton Manning Denver 39Aaron Rodgers Green Bay 38
Luck also ranked third in passing yards and sixth in completions.
MOST PASSING YARDS, NFL, 2014Player Team YardsDrew Brees New Orleans 4,952Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 4,952Andrew Luck COLTS 4,761
MOST COMPLETIONS, NFL, 2014Player Team CompletionsDrew Brees New Orleans 456Matt Ryan Atlanta 415Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 408Peyton Manning Denver 395Ryan Tannehill Miami 392Andrew Luck COLTS 380
LUCK FINDING THE END ZONE
Kicker Adam Vinatieri posted the fifth-highest single-season fieldgoal percentage (96.77%) in 2014 (minimum one field goal attemptper team game), as he converted 30-of-31 field goals. Four playershave recorded a perfect season in NFL history.
HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PCT., SEASON (QUALIFIERS), NFL HISTORY
100.00 Tony Zendejas, L.A. Rams, 1991 (17-17)Gary Anderson, Minnesota, 1998 (35-35)Jeff Wilkins, St. Louis, 2000 (17-17)Mike Vanderjagt, Indianapolis, 2003 (37-37)
96.77 Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis, 2014 (30-31)96.43 Chris Boniol, Dallas, 1995 (27-28)
VINNY NEARLY PERFECT
Tight ends Dwayne Allen and Coby Fleener became the first tightend tandem in NFL history with eight touchdowns apiece in a singleseason. They ranked tied for fifth in the NFL and fourth in the AFCin receiving touchdowns among tight ends. Their eight touchdownswere career highs for both of them. Their touchdown totals werealso the highest by a Colts tight end since Dallas Clark in 2009 (10).Jack Doyle added two receiving touchdowns on the season, bring-ing the combined tight end total to 18 touchdowns, which is thehighest single-season total by that position group in team history.
MOST RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS BY NFL TIGHT ENDS, 2014
Player Team Rec. TDsAntonio Gates San Diego 12Rob Gronkowski New England 12Julius Thomas Denver 12Jimmy Graham New Orleans 10Dwayne Allen COLTS 8Coby Fleener COLTS 8
MOST RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS IN A SINGLE SEASON BYA TIGHT END, COLTS HISTORY
Player Season Rec. TDsDallas Clark 2007 11Dallas Clark 2009 10John Mackey 1966 9Dwayne Allen 2014 8Coby Fleener 2014 8Marcus Pollard 2001 8
TIGHT ENDS IN THE END ZONE
Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton finished sixth in the NFL in receiving yardsand tied for 21st in receptions in 2014. He also ranked seventh inreceiving first downs, as 63 of his 82 receptions went for first downs(76.8%).
MOST RECEIVING YARDS, 2014Player Team Rec. YardsAntonio Brown Pittsburgh 1,698Demaryius Thomas Denver 1,619Julio Jones Atlanta 1,593Jordy Nelson Green Bay 1,519Emmanuel Sanders Denver 1,404T.Y. Hilton COLTS 1,345
MOST RECEIVING FIRST DOWNS, 2014Player Team Rec. FDAnto