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    7:30 P.M. EDT | SUNDAY, AUG. 22, 2015 | LUCAS OIL STADIUM

    The Indianapolis Colts will host the ChicagoBears in their 2015 preseason home opener.Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Lucas Oil Sta-dium.

    The matchup will mark the 16th all-time meetingbetween the teams in the preseason, with theBears holding a 9-5-1 overall advantage. It willmark the first time the Bears have traveled to In-dianapolis for a preseason game since 2007.

    Last week, the Colts lost to the Philadelphia Ea-gles by the score of 36-10. The Colts were firstto put points on the board when kicker Adam

    Vinatieri converted a 32-yard field goal on Indianapolis’ second pos-session of the game. First-round draft pick wide receiver PhillipDorsett led the Colts in receiving with four receptions for 51 yards,while fellow rookie running back Josh Robinson led the team in rush-ing with 44 yards and one touchdown.

    Rookie inside linebacker Amarlo Herrera led Indianapolis’ defensewith five tackles and one interception as the Eagles converted only 3-of-14 third down attempts.

    Prior to this week’s game, the Colts will host the Bears at the Indi-ana Farm Bureau Football Center. The teams will conduct joint prac-tices on Wednesday, Aug. 19 and Thursday, Aug. 20 in advance ofthe preseason contest on Aug. 22.

    This marks the fourth time that the Colts have participated in jointpractices with another team as they did so with the St. Louis Rams(1997, ‘99) and Tennessee Titans (2000). It will be the first time thatthe team has hosted such an arrangement in Indianapolis.

    Colts Running BackJosh Robinson

    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 (0-1)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN L, 36-10Sat. 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




    Tuesday, August 1811:30 a.m. – Practice12:40 p.m. – Coordinators Available12:50 p.m. – Player Availability

    Wednesday, August 1910:50 a.m. – Coach Pagano available 11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m. – Player Interviews1:50 p.m. – PracticeAfter practice – Chicago Bears availability

    Thursday, August 2010:50 a.m. – Coach Pagano available 11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m. – Player Interviews1:50 p.m. – PracticeAfter practice – Chicago Bears availability

    Friday, August 21No Availability

    Saturday, August 22Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears – 7:30 p.m.


    TV coverage: FOX 59Play-by-Play: Don FischerColor Analyst: Rick VenturiSideline: Steve Andress

    Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHKPlay-by-Play: Bob LameyColor Analyst: Jim SorgiSideline: Matt Taylor


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    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 .....................................302015 Colts Preseason Stats........................................................312015 Colts Preseason Defensive Stats.......................................32

    maximum 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.

    On the Colts media website,, 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.




    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 2014 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


    COLTS GAMEDAY INFORMATIONPRE-GAME FESTIVITIESAmerican Family Insurance Touchdown TownFree and open to the public, American Family Insurance Touch-down Town opens 3 hours prior to kickoff and features $3 drinkspecials, a giant TV screen, live music, the PLAY 60 Zone for kidsand much more. Touchdown Town is located on the north side ofLucas Oil Stadium, along South Street.

    • Food Special: US Foods will offer a blue burger, fries and abeverage for $10.• Limited Edition Give-A-Way: Each game this season, the first2,000 fans inside American Family Insurance Touchdown Townwill receive a limited edition koozie featuring the name, numberand laser signature of a Colts player. This week’s featured playeris Vontae Davis.

    NFL INITIATIVEUSA FOOTBALL MONTHThe Indianapolis Colts will join the NFL and USA Football in cele-brating youth football and promoting the Heads Up Football initia-tive by incorporating several elements into Saturday’s game.

    • Indiana youth football players will assist in holding the Americanflag during the National Anthem.• Tickets to the game have been donated to youth football teams.• USA Football field stencils and endzone banners• Pre-game Recognition

    - USA Football and the Indianapolis Colts will recognize 14 Indiana high schools who received USA Football equipment grants this year.

    GAMEDAY CHARITY COLLECTIONFill the BootIndianapolis firefighters will be stationed outside the gates from5:30-7:30 p.m. collecting monetary donations to benefit the Mus-cular Dystrophy Association.

    50/50 RAFFLEDuring every 2015 home game, the Indianapolis Colts will host a50/50 Raffle for fans. Tickets will be sold at six kiosks throughoutthe stadium as well as multiple mobile sellers. Tickets will be soldthrough the end of the third quarter. During the fourth quarter, theColts will announce the winning number and amount. Fifty per-cent of the net proceeds from the day’s ticket sales will go to onelucky fan and the remainder will support the work of the Indi-anapolis Colts Foundation in the Gaming License Number 138747.

    NATIONAL ANTHEM SINGERCarly Brooke, 13-year-old Indiana native and aspiring countryartist.

    HALFTIME ENTERTAINMENTIndianapolis Colts Cheerleaders & Jr. CheerleadersMore than 350 Junior Colts Cheerleaders as well as the BlueStampede stunting and tumbling squad will join the IndianapolisColts Cheerleaders for a halftime performance.

    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 a


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    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.


    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


    PRO CAREER: Named the 15th head coach inChicago Bears history on January 16, 2015. Hejoined the Bears with 13 years of NFL head coach-ing experience with the Denver Broncos (2011-14)

    and Carolina Panthers (2002-2010). He has compiled a 119-89(.572) regular season record, six division titles, six double-digitwin seasons and seven playoff appearances.

    In the postseason, Fox has amassed an 8-7 (.533) record as a headcoach with three conference championship game appearancesleading to two trips to the Super Bowl (XXXVIII with Carolina in 2003and XLVIII with Denver in 2013).

    Prior to coaching the Panthers, Fox was the defensive coordinatorfor the New York Giants (1997-2001). In 2000, Fox helped theGiants reach Super Bowl XXXV, including posting the first shutoutin a conference title game since 1986.

    Before joining the Giants, Fox was a Rams’ consultant (1996), de-fensive coordinator for the Raiders (1994-95), defensive backscoach for the Chargers (1992-93) and Steelers (1989-1991), andsecondary coach for the USFL’s Los Angeles Express (1985).

    CAREER RECORD: 127-96.

    BACKGROUND: Defensive back at San Diego State (1976-77).Coached collegiately at San Diego State (1978), U.S. International(1979), Boise State (1980), Long Beach State (1981), Utah (1982),Kansas (1983), Iowa State (1984) and Pittsburgh (1986-88). Re-ceived bachelor’s degree in physical education and earned a teach-ing credential from San Diego State.

    PERSONAL: Born February 8, 1955, in Virginia Beach, Va. He andhis wife, Robin, have four children - Mathew, Mark, Cody and Halle.


    Vic Fangio Defensive CoordinatorAdam Gase Offensive CoordinatorJeff Rodgers Special Teams CoordinatorJim Arthur Strength & Conditioning AssistantSean Desai Defensive Quality Control CoachEd Donatell Secondary CoachStan Drayton Running Backs CoachSam Garnes Assistant Secondary CoachJason George Strength & Conditioning CoachMike Groh Wide Receivers CoachBo Hardegree Offensive AssistantClint Hurtt Outside Linebackers CoachDowell Loggains Quarterbacks CoachDave Magazu Offensive Line CoachRick Perry Assistant Strength & ConditioningGlenn Pires Linebackers CoachJay Rodgers Defensive Line CoachFrank Smith Tight Ends CoachDerius Swinton Assistant Special Teams CoachBen Wilkerson Assistant Offensive Line Coach


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    • A pair of Colts players are natives of Illinois: T-Anthony Cas-tonzo (Hawthorn Woods, Ill.) and TE-Coby Fleener (Lemont, Ill.).• Four Colts players played football collegiately in the state of Illi-nois: CB-Vontae Davis (University of Illinois), WR-Ryan Lank-ford, (University of Illinois), G-Hugh Thornton (University ofIllinois) and C-Brandon Vitabile (Northwestern University).• Bears QB-Jimmy Clausen (2007-09) played quarterback atNotre Dame for three seasons.• Chicago CB-Tracy Porter (2004-07) played at Indiana Univer-sity.• Bears QB-Jay Cutler is a native of Santa Claus, Ind. and playedquarterback and safety for Heritage Hills High School in LincolnCity, Ind. He led the team to its first state championship in schoolhistory as a senior.• Chicago Tight Ends coach Frank Smith spent four seasonscoaching at Butler in Indianapolis overseeing the offensive line(2006-09), eventually taking over as Offensive Coordinator (2007-09).• Bears Offensive Line coach Dave Magazu spent four seasonscoaching collegiately in Indiana, spending two seasons as the Of-fensive Coordinator/Offensive Line coach at Ball State (1985-86)and two years in the same position at Indiana State (1990-91).• Chicago Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach Rick Perry(2006-09) was a member of the strength and conditioning staff atNotre Dame.• Bears Defensive Line coach Jay Rodgers played quarterbackat Indiana (1996-98) for three seasons before transferring to Mis-souri State.


    • Colts G-Lance Louis spent (2009-2012) four seasons with theChicago Bears competing in 41 games (28 starts) on the offen-sive line.• Indianapolis Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton (2007-09)spent three seasons as the Quarterbacks coach in Chicago, in-cluding Cutler’s first season under center with the Bears in 2009.• Bears CB-Tim Jennings (2006-09) appeared in 53 games (21starts) as a member of the Colts, collecting four interceptions dur-ing that span.• Chicago Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio (1999-2001) servedin the same capacity with Indianapolis under former Colts HeadCoach Jim Mora Jr. for three seasons, helping lead the team toback-to-back playoff appearances from 2000-01.


    • Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano (Secondary/Special Teams:1995-2000) and Associate Head coach Rob Chudzinski (TightEnds coach: 1994-2003) coached Bears Outside Linebackerscoach Clint Hurtt (1997-2000), who was a defensive lineman forthe Miami Hurricanes (1997-2000). During his final season inMiami, Hurtt was teammates with Colts WR-Andre Johnson(2000-02).• Hurtt turned the page on his playing career to become a coachat Miami (2001-04, 06-09), coaching alongside Chudzinski andColts Offensive Quality Control coach Frank Giufre (2001-03).• Colts RB-Frank Gore (2001-04) and Johnson (2000-02) wereteammates with Bears S-Antrel Rolle in (2001-04) at Miami,while Chudzinski and Hurtt were on the coaching staff.• Indianapolis WR-Phillip Dorsett (2011-14) was a freshman atMiami when Chicago Defensive Quality Control coach SeanDesai served as the Hurricanes’ Director of Football Operations in2011. Dorsett was also teammates with Bears P-Pat O’Donnell (2009-2013) and DL-Olsen Pierre (2011-14) at

    Miami.• Colts Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton (2010-12) spent the2010 season on the Stanford coaching staff with Bears DefensiveCoordinator Vic Fangio (2010).• Fangio spent the 2010 season at Stanford coaching in the samecapacity, while four current Colts were on the team: QB-AndrewLuck (2008-2011), TE-Coby Fleener (2007-2011), WR-GriffWhalen (2008-2011) and DE-Henry Anderson (2010-14).• Indianapolis CB-Deveron Carr (2008-12) and Chicago DL-WillSutton (2009-12) were teammates at Arizona State.• Colts CB-Tevin Mitchel (2011-14) and Bears OT-Cameron Jef-ferson (2011-14) were teammates at Arkansas for all four yearsof their collegiate careers.• Indianapolis CB-Chance Casey (2009-2012) and Chicago WR-Levi Norwood (2010-14) were members of the Baylor Bears pro-gram for three seasons.• Colts T-Anthony Castonzo (2007-2010) and Bears TE-ChrisPantale (2008-2012) were teammates at Boston College for threeyears.• Indianapolis S-Clayton Geathers (2010-14) played alongsideBears CB-Jacoby Glenn (2012-14) at the University of CentralFlorida.• Colts TE-Dwayne Allen (2008-2011) and Bears DL-JarvisJenkins (2007-2010) were teammates at Clemson for threeyears.• Indianapolis OLB-Bjoern Werner (2010-12) was teammateswith Chicago DL-Eddie Goldman (2012-14) and LB-ChristianJones (2010-13) at Florida State.• Colts LB-Amarlo Herrera (2011-14) and Bears DL-CorneliusWashington (2009-2012) played together on the defensive sideof the ball for the Georgia Bulldogs.• Indianapolis DE-Kendall Langford (2004-07) and Bears SpecialTeams Assistant coach Derius Swinton (2003-06) were team-mates at Hampton for three seasons. Langford was also team-mates with Bears T-Michael Ola in 2007 at Hampton.• Colts CB-Vontae Davis and Bears CB-Alan Ball were mem-bers of the Illinois secondary during the 2006 season.• Indianapolis T-Tyler Hoover (2008-2013) and Chicago RB-Je-remy Langford (2010-14) were teammates at Michigan State forfour seasons, including 2013 when they won the Big 10 Confer-ence Championship and defeated Stanford in the Rose Bowl.• Colts RB-Vick Ballard (2010-11) played collegiately at Missis-sippi State with Bears LB-Pernell McPhee (2009-2010) and LB-Matthew Wells (2010-14). Colts rookie RB-Josh Robinson(2011-14) was also teammates with Wells.• Indianapolis S-Colt Anderson (2005-08) and Chicago WR/KR-Marc Mariani (2005-09) spent four seasons together at the Uni-versity of Montana.• Colts LB-Nate Irving (2006-2010) and LB-Willie Young (2005-09) were teammates at North Carolina State for four years.• Indianapolis C-Brandon Vitabile (2010-14) and Chicago WR-Rashad Lawrence (2010-13) played together collegiately atNorthwestern.• Colts DT-Kelcy Quarles (2011-13) and Bears WR-Alshon Jef-fery (2009-2011) were both members of the 2011 South CarolinaGamecocks squad.• Indianapolis CB-Sheldon Price (2009-2012) and Bears DL-David Carter (2006-2010) and SS-Anthony Jefferson (2010-14)all played together at UCLA in 2010.• Colts C/G-Khaled Holmes (2008-12) and Bears TE-KevinGreene (2009-13) were teammates at the University of SouthernCalifornia.• Indianapolis P-Pat McAfee and Chicago S-Ryan Mundy wereteammates at West Virginia in 2007.


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    • Bears Running Backs coach Stan Drayton served as the Run-ning Backs coach/Recruiting Coordinator for the University ofFlorida while Colts C-Jonotthan Harrison (2009-2013) and DE-Earl Okine (2008-2013) were both on the team.• Drayton (2011-14) was the position coach at Ohio State for Indi-anapolis RB-Daniel “Boom” Herron (2008-2011) for one sea-son. Drayton also spent time at Ohio State with Colts T/G-JackMewhort (2010-13) for three seasons.• Colts LB-Cam Johnson (2008-2011) and Bears Wide Re-ceivers coach Mike Groh (2001-08) crossed paths in 2008 duringJohnson’s first season at the University of Virginia and Groh’sfinal season as the Offensive Coordinator of the Cavaliers.• Groh left his alma mater to become an Offensive Graduate As-sistant (2009) and later Wide Receivers coach/Recruiting Coordi-nator (2011-12) at Alabama while Colts NT-Josh Chapman(2007-2011) was a member of the Crimson Tide program. Duringtheir time together at Alabama they brought home national cham-pionships in 2009 and 2011.• Colts Defensive Line coach Gary Emanuel (1988-1991) andBears Linebackers coach Glenn Pires (1985-88) were both onthe Dartmouth coaching staff for the 1988 season.• Following their time at Dartmouth, Emanuel (1991-93) andPires (1989-1994) coached together at Syracuse from 1991-93.• Colts Safeties coach Roy Anderson was a Graduate Assistanton the LSU football team in 2004 when Bears Assistant OffensiveLine coach Ben Wilkerson (2001-04) played center for theTigers.


    • Colts S-Mike Adams (2012-13) and LB-Nate Irving (2011-14)spent time in Denver while eight Bears coaches were members ofthe Broncos staff: Head Coach John Fox (2011-14), OffensiveCoordinator Adam Gase (2009-2014), Assistant Defensive Backscoach Sam Garnes (2011-14), Defensive Line coach JayRodgers (2009-2014), Special Teams Coordinator Jeff Rodgers(2011-14), Assistant Special Teams Coordinator Derius Swinton(2013-14), Offensive Line Coach Dave Magazu (2011-14) andHead Strength and Conditioning Coach Jason George (2012-14). Adams and Irving were a part of the 2013 Broncos teamthat won the AFC Championship and advanced to Super BowlXLVIII. • Irving and Bears WR-Eddie Royal spent the 2011 season to-gether in Denver. Bears CB-Tracy Porter spent the 2012 seasonin Denver alongside Adams and Irving.• Colts Secondary coach Mike Gillhamer (Safeties coach: 2004-08; Secondary coach: 2009-2010) spent time on the CarolinaPanthers coaching staff with four members of the Bears coachingstaff and four players: Head Coach John Fox (2002-2010), Assis-tant Defensive Backs coach Sam Garnes (2010), Offensive Linecoach Dave Magazu (2003-2010), Special Teams CoordinatorJeff Rodgers (2009-2010), QB-Jimmy Clausen (2010-2012),TE-Dante Rosario (2007-2010), C-Will Montgomery (2006) andS-Sherrod Martin (2009-2012).• Indianapolis Associate Head Coach Rob Chudzinski (2011-12)served on the Panthers coaching staff while Clausen and Martinwere on the team along with Colts CB-Darius Butler (2011).• Gillhamer (1997-2000) also coached with Fox (1997-2001) andGarnes (1997-2001) on the New York Giants coaching staff.• Bears Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio (2006-09) spent timeon the Baltimore Ravens coaching staff with four Colts coaches:Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2008-2011), Linebackers coachJeff FitzGerald (2004-07), Safeties coach Roy Anderson (2005-2011) and Wide Receivers coach Jim Hostler (2008-2013).

    • Indianapolis QB-Matt Hasselbeck (1999-2000) was a memberof the Green Bay Packers when Bears Secondary coach Ed Do-natell (2000-03) served as the Packers Defensive Coordinator.• Hasselbeck (2011-12), Bears WR/KR-Marc Mariani (2010-11)and Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains (2006-2013) were allpart of the Titans organization in 2011.• Donatell (2011-14) and Fangio (2011-14) coached in San Fran-cisco when Colts RB-Frank Gore (2005-2014) and LB-CamJohnson (2012) were with the 49ers.• Fangio (2002-05) served on the Houston Texans coaching staffduring the first three years of WR-Andre Johnson’s (2003-2014)NFL career.• Johnson was teammates with Bears CB-Alan Ball in Houstonin 2012.• Bears Assistant Defensive Backs coach Sam Garnes (2002-03)coached alongside Colts Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton,Defensive Assistant Tim Berbenich and Wide Receivers coachJim Hostler with the New York Jets.• Colts S-Dwight Lowery was a member of the Jets with BearsG-Vladimir Ducasse for one season (2010).• Chicago Special Teams Coordinator Jeff Rodgers (2003-07)spent time on the 49ers staff with four Colts coaches, duringwhich Gore (2005-14) was a member of the team: Defensive Co-ordinator Greg Manusky (2007-2010), Defensive Line coachGary Emanuel (2005-06), Hamilton (2006) and Hostler (2005-07).• Manusky and Gore were part of the 49ers organization in 2008when Bears Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase was an OffensiveAssistant.• Colts Special Teams Coordinator Tom McMahon (2007-08)spent two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons along with BearsLinebackers coach Glenn Pires (Linebackers coach: 2008-2014)and Assistant Offensive Line coach Ben Wilkerson (Center:2007-08).• Colts S-Dwight Lowery was teammates in Atlanta with BearsRB-Jacquizz Rodgers (2011-14) and TE-Bear Pascoe (2014).• Lowery (2011-13) also spent three seasons in Jacksonvillewhere he teamed with Bears CB-Alan Ball (2013-14) and TE-Zach Miller (2009-2011).• FitzGerald served with Pires on Arizona’s coaching staff in2000.• Colts CB-Greg Toler (2009-2012) was a member of the ArizonaCardinals along with DL-David Carter (2011-12), LB-Sam Acho(2011-14) and S-Antrel Rolle (2005-09).• McMahon (2012) and CB-Jalil Brown (2011-12) were membersof the Kansas City Chiefs organization with Bears WR-JoshuaBellamy (2012), LS-Thomas Gafford (2008-2014) and Swinton(2012),• Colts TE-Sean McGrath (2013) and LB-Erik Walden (2008)were also teammates of Gafford in Kansas City.• McMahon and Swinton were both members of the St. LouisRams coaching staff from 2009-2011.• Colts CB-Vontae Davis (2009-2011) and DE-Kendall Langford(2008-2011) were teammates with RB-Daniel Thomas (2011-14)in Miami.• Indianapolis WR-Vincent Brown (2011-13) and Chicago WR-Eddie Royal (2012-14) and TE-Dante Rosario (2012) wereteammates in San Diego. Colts Offensive Line coach Hal Hunter(2006-2012) was a member of the coaching staff in San Diegoduring this time.• Colts Tight Ends coach Alfredo Roberts (2009-2011) andBerbenich (2006-2011) were members of the Tampa Bay Bucca-neers with Bears LB-Mason Foster (2011-14).


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    A. Luck .........................4,761 J. Cutler ........................3,812M. Hasselbeck.................301 J. Clausen .......................223

    RUSHING YARDST. Richardson ..................519 M. Forte........................1,038A. Bradshaw....................425 J. Cutler ...........................191D. Herron.........................351 K. Carey ..........................158

    RECEIVING YARDST. Hilton ........................1,345 A. Jeffery ......................1,133R. Wayne.........................779 M. Bennett .......................916C. Fleener .......................774 M. Forte...........................808

    POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .......................140 M. Forte.............................64A. Bradshaw......................48 A. Jeffery ...........................60D. Allen..............................48 R. Gould ............................55C. Fleener .........................48 B. Marshall ........................48

    INTERCEPTIONSM. Adams ............................5 K. Fuller ...............................4V. Davis ...............................4 R. Mundy.............................4G. Toler................................1 C. Conte ..............................3

    SACKSJ. Newsome .....................6.5 W. Young ........................10.0E. Walden.........................6.0 J. Ratliff ............................6.5D. Jackson .......................4.0 S. Paea ............................6.0B. Werner .........................4.0 J. Allen..............................5.5

    KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)J. Cribbs................608 (32.0) C. Williams............579 (24.1)G. Whalen.............379 (25.3) M. Mariani .............510 (25.5)D. Herron ................78 (26.0) R. Ross .................106 (21.2)

    PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen...............187 (7.2) S. Holmes .................50 (5.6)J. Cribbs..................125 (6.6) M. Mariani .................29 (4.1)

    PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)P. McAfee...3,221 (46.7/42.8) P. O’Donnell ..3,107 (43.8/37.7)

    FIELD GOALSA. Vinatieri ......30/31 (96.8%) R. Gould ...........9/12 (75.0%).............................................. J. Feely ...............3/4 (75.0%)

    Date W/L Site Attendance8/24/1950 L, 21-17 Memorial Stadium 17,0008/24/1957 T, 24-24 Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, Ohio)12,0009/7/1963 L, 14-7 Tulane Stadium (New Orleans, La.)51,2188/10/1968 W, 10-0 Legion Field (Birmingham, Ala.) 31,9178/14/1971 W, 21-13 Memorial Stadium 17,5938/26/1974 L, 20-16 Memorial Stadium 29,9878/14/1976 L, 25-14 Soldier Field 54,3389/4/1982 W, 26-17 Soldier Field 58,9728/17/1985 W, 24-13 Soldier Field 46,2528/16/1986 L, 38-21 Soldier Field 66,0308/24/1995 W, 29-7 RCA Dome 45,6268/7/1999 L, 9-6 Soldier Field 37,7218/9/2003 L, 20-18 Memorial Stadium 52,6348/20/2005 L, 24-17 RCA Dome 52,7048/20/2007 L, 27-24 RCA Dome 56,769

    ALL-TIME SERIES: Bears lead, 9-5-1


    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

    CHI 327.1 5.21 90.1 4.06 237.0 6.23 3.12 6.73% 20.1 5.2 23.5 75.00 37.68 46.43 63.83 73.08 30:03 19.9

    Rank 21 22 27 19 15 28 24 18 16 32 15 30 24 17 3 10 17t 23

    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

    CHI 377.1 5.99 112.7 4.28 264.4 7.72 2.55 7.12% 20.3 10.2 17.5 42.29 63.16 52.11 70.59 27.6 -7.7 -50.0

    Rank 30 29 17 22 30 31 16 16 20 24 1 21 30 14 17 31 27 1




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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 recoveriesand 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 1995.

    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) forthe most games played in NFL postseason history. Moved into a tiefor first place in NFL history for consecutive postseason games con-verting 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


    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

    2014 HONORS



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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.


    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


    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:


    Player Team YardsAndrew Luck COLTS 1,703Kurt Warner Arizona 1,644


    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


    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.


    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).


    Player Team YardsSteve Smith Carolina 706Larry Fitzgerald Arizona 705Demaryius Thomas Denver 640T.Y. Hilton COLTS 604Randy Moss Minnesota 602Tom Fears L.A. Rams 587


    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


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    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.


    Player Year Rec.Joseph Addai 2006 22Dallas Clark 2006 21Pierre Garcon 2009 21Daniel Herron 2014 20


    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.


    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


    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.


    Season Games2014 92004 81976 62000 62010 62012 6

    400-YARD GAMES

    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.


    Year Yards2014 6,5062004 6,4752000 6,141


    Year Yards2014 4,8942004 4,6232010 4,609


    Year Points2004 5222014 4582007 450


    Year First Downs2004 3792006 3762014 371


    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.


    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


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    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.


    Player Year Passing YdsAndrew Luck 2014 4,761Peyton Manning 2010 4,700Peyton Manning 2004 4,557Peyton Manning 2009 4,500Peyton Manning 2000 4,413


    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


    Player Seasons GamesAndrew Luck 2012-2014 19Peyton Manning 1998-2000 11Jeff George 1990-1992 5


    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.


    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


    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




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    Andrew Luck led the NFL with 40 passing touchdowns in 2014,which is the second-most passing touchdowns in a single seasonin 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


    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.


    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)


    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.


    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


    Player Season Rec. TDsDallas Clark 2007 11Dallas Clark 2009 10John Mackey 1966 9Dwayne Allen 2014 8Coby Fleener 2014 8Marcus Pollard 2001 8


    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. FDAntonio Brown Pittsburgh 85Julio Jones Atlanta 76Randall Cobb Green Bay 71Jordy Nelson Green Bay 71Emmanuel Sanders Denver 69Demaryius Thomas Denver 69T.Y. Hilton COLTS 63


    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton reached 1,000 receiving yards for the sea-son in the Colts’ Week 12 victory over Jacksonville (11/23), as hecaught four passes for 122 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown.Hilton is only the third player in franchise history to post multiple ca-reer 1,000-yard receiving seasons, joining Marvin Harrison andReggie Wayne, who have each recorded eight such seasons.

    MOST 1,000-YARD RECEIVING SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Years SeasonsMarvin Harrison 1996-2008 8Reggie Wayne 2001-2014 8T