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1 REGULAR SEASON WEEK 10 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-2) vs. ST. LOUIS RAMS (3-6) 1 P.M. EST | SUNDAY, NOV. 10, 2013 | LUCAS OIL STADIUM The Indianapolis Colts (6-2) will return home to host the St. Louis Rams (3-6) on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. EST. The Colts hold an all-time 23-17-2 advantage in head-to-head matchups against St. Louis, including a 14-5-2 mark at home. The game will mark the Rams’ first regular season trip to Lucas Oil Stadium, having last played in Indi- anapolis on Oct. 17, 2005. Last week, Indianapolis overcame an 18-point second-half deficit to defeat the Houston Texans, 27-24, at Reliant Stadium. The comeback tied for the sixth-largest in franchise his- tory, having most recently overcome the same deficit against Green Bay on Oct. 7, 2012. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton tied a single-game franchise record with three receiving touchdowns to go along with a career-high seven receptions and 121 receiving yards. St. Louis is coming off its third straight loss, falling, 28-21, to the Tennessee Titans at home. Running back Zac Stacy posted his second consecutive 100-yard rushing performance, running for 127 yards and two touchdowns on 27 attempts. Quarterback Kellen Clemens completed 20-of-35 passes for 210 yards, one touchdown and an 84.2 passer rating in his second start of the season after Sam Bradford was placed on Injured Reserve on October 23. Indianapolis Colts QB-Andrew Luck Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi Sideline: Matt Taylor Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp. Indianapolis 6 2 0 .750 214 155 Tennessee 4 4 0 .500 173 167 Houston 2 6 0 .250 146 221 Jacksonville 0 8 0 .000 86 264 PRESEASON (2-2) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. Aug. 11 BUFFALO WNDY L, 44-20 Sun. Aug. 18 at New York Giants FOX W, 20-12 Sat. Aug. 24 CLEVELAND WNDY W, 27-6 Sun. Aug. 29 at Cincinnati WNDY L, 27-10 REGULAR SEASON (6-2) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. Sept. 8 OAKLAND CBS W, 21-17 Sun. Sept. 15 MIAMI CBS L, 24-20 Sun. Sept. 22 at San Francisco CBS W, 27-7 Sun. Sept. 29 at Jacksonville CBS W, 37-3 Sun. Oct. 6 SEATTLE FOX W, 34-28 Mon. Oct. 14 at San Diego ESPN L, 19-9 Sun. Oct. 20 DENVER NBC W, 39-33 Sun. Oct. 27 BYE WEEK Sun. Nov. 3 at Houston NBC W, 27-24 Sun. Nov. 10 ST. LOUIS FOX 1 p.m. Thurs. Nov. 14 at Tennessee NFLN 8:25 p.m. Sun. Nov. 24 at Arizona CBS 4:05 p.m. Sun. Dec. 1 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8 at Cincinnati CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 15 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 22 at Kansas City CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 29 JACKSONVILLE CBS 1 p.m. On the Colts media website,, media outlets can 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 2013 media guide as well as the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials. BROADCAST INFORMATION COLTS RETURN HOME TO BATTLE ST. LOUIS RAMS INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2013 SCHEDULE 2013 AFC SOUTH STANDINGS COLTS MEDIA SITE Tuesday, Nov. 5 No Availability Wednesday, Nov. 6 11 a.m. - Rams Coach Fisher Conf. Call Noon - Coach Pagano and Players Available 1:40 p.m. - Practice 3:30 p.m. - Rams LB- James Laurinaitis Conf. Call Thursday, Nov. 7 Noon - Practice 1:45 p.m. - Coordinators Available 3 p.m. - Players Available Friday, Nov. 8 11 a.m. - Practice After Practice - Coach Pagano and Players Available Saturday, Nov. 9 No Availability Sunday, Nov. 10 Indianapolis Colts vs. St. Louis Rams 1 p.m. EST Lucas Oil Stadium INDIANAPOLIS COLTS WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center P.O. Box 535000 Indianapolis, IN 46253 WEEKLY MEDIA AVAILABILITY : NOVEMBER 5 - 10 TV coverage: FOX Play-by-Play: Chris Myers Color Analyst: Tim Ryan Sideline: Jennifer Hale
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    The Indianapolis Colts (6-2) will return hometo host the St. Louis Rams (3-6) on Sunday atLucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.EST.The Colts hold an all-time 23-17-2 advantagein head-to-head matchups against St. Louis,including a 14-5-2 mark at home. The gamewill mark the Rams’ first regular season trip toLucas Oil Stadium, having last played in Indi-anapolis on Oct. 17, 2005.Last week, Indianapolis overcame an 18-point

    second-half deficit to defeat the Houston Texans, 27-24, at ReliantStadium. The comeback tied for the sixth-largest in franchise his-tory, having most recently overcome the same deficit against GreenBay on Oct. 7, 2012.Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton tied a single-game franchise record withthree receiving touchdowns to go along with a career-high sevenreceptions and 121 receiving yards.St. Louis is coming off its third straight loss, falling, 28-21, to theTennessee Titans at home. Running back Zac Stacy posted hissecond consecutive 100-yard rushing performance, running for 127yards and two touchdowns on 27 attempts. Quarterback KellenClemens completed 20-of-35 passes for 210 yards, one touchdownand an 84.2 passer rating in his second start of the season afterSam Bradford was placed on Injured Reserve on October 23.

    Indianapolis Colts QB-Andrew Luck

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

    Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp.Indianapolis 6 2 0 .750 214 155Tennessee 4 4 0 .500 173 167Houston 2 6 0 .250 146 221Jacksonville 0 8 0 .000 86 264

    PRESEASON (2-2)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Aug. 11 BUFFALO WNDY L, 44-20Sun. Aug. 18 at New York Giants FOX W, 20-12Sat. Aug. 24 CLEVELAND WNDY W, 27-6Sun. Aug. 29 at Cincinnati WNDY L, 27-10REGULAR SEASON (6-2)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Sept. 8 OAKLAND CBS W, 21-17Sun. Sept. 15 MIAMI CBS L, 24-20Sun. Sept. 22 at San Francisco CBS W, 27-7Sun. Sept. 29 at Jacksonville CBS W, 37-3Sun. Oct. 6 SEATTLE FOX W, 34-28Mon. Oct. 14 at San Diego ESPN L, 19-9Sun. Oct. 20 DENVER NBC W, 39-33Sun. Oct. 27 BYE WEEKSun. Nov. 3 at Houston NBC W, 27-24Sun. Nov. 10 ST. LOUIS FOX 1 p.m.Thurs. Nov. 14 at Tennessee NFLN 8:25 p.m.Sun. Nov. 24 at Arizona CBS 4:05 p.m.Sun. Dec. 1 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 8 at Cincinnati CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 15 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 22 at Kansas City CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 29 JACKSONVILLE CBS 1 p.m.

    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 2013 media guide as wellas the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials.





    Tuesday, Nov. 5No Availability

    Wednesday, Nov. 611 a.m. - Rams CoachFisher Conf. CallNoon - Coach Pagano andPlayers Available1:40 p.m. - Practice3:30 p.m. - Rams LB-James Laurinaitis Conf. Call

    Thursday, Nov. 7Noon - Practice1:45 p.m. - CoordinatorsAvailable3 p.m. - Players Available

    Friday, Nov. 811 a.m. - PracticeAfter Practice - CoachPagano and PlayersAvailable

    Saturday, Nov. 9No Availability

    Sunday, Nov. 10Indianapolis Colts

    vs.St. Louis Rams

    1 p.m. ESTLucas Oil Stadium

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN


    TV coverage: FOXPlay-by-Play: Chris MyersColor Analyst: Tim RyanSideline: Jennifer Hale



    Game Preview/Schedules .............................................................1Table of Contents/Important Information .......................................2Colts Notes.................................................................................3-7Colts-Opponent Statistical Comparison .....................................8-9Head Coach Comparison ............................................................10Connections.................................................................................11Probable Starters ...................................................................12-13Ryan Grigson Notes ....................................................................14Robert Mathis Notes....................................................................15Andrew Luck Notes ................................................................16-17Adam Vinatieri Notes..............................................................18-19Coaches Locations on Gameday ................................................20Unofficial Colts Depth Chart ........................................................21Colts Players By Position ............................................................22How the Colts were Built .............................................................23Colts Alphabetical Roster ............................................................24Colts Numerical Roster ...............................................................25Colts Transactions..................................................................26-27Colts Participation .......................................................................282013 Colts Regular Season Stats ...............................................292013 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ..............................30

    The Indianapolis Colts will celebrate 30 seasons as an NFL fran-chise in Indianapolis this year. Professional football came to the cityon March 28, 1984, when Robert Irsay moved the historic NFL fran-chise from Baltimore to Indianapolis.

    Since moving to Indianapolis, the Colts have compiled a 248-223(.527) record in 471 total games. During that span, the team hasposted one Super Bowl Championship in two appearances, 17 win-ning seasons, 15 playoff apperances and 12 10-win seasons.




    NOVEMBER 12At 4:00 p.m., New York time, signing period ends for FranchisePlayers who are eligible to receive Offer Sheets.NOVEMBER 12 Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to sign theirunsigned Franchise and Transition Players, including FranchisePlayers who were eligible to receive Offer Sheets until this date. Ifstill unsigned after this date, such players are prohibited from play-ing in the NFL in 2013.NOVEMBER 12 Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to sign theirUnrestricted Free Agents to whom the “June 1 Tender” was made.If still unsigned after this date, such players are prohibited from play-ing in the NFL in 2013.NOVEMBER 12 Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for Clubs to sign theirRestricted Free Agents, including those to whom the “June 1 Ten-der” was made. If such players remain unsigned after this date, theyare prohibited from playing in the NFL in 2013.NOVEMBER 12 Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for Clubs to sign theirdrafted rookies. If such players remain unsigned after this date, theyare prohibited from playing in NFL in 2013.NOVEMBER 29Deadline at 4:00 p.m., New York time, for reinstatement of playersin Reserve List categories of Retired, Did Not Report, and ExclusiveRights, and of players who were placed on Reserve/Left Squad ina previous season.DECEMBER 2917th Week of Regular Season Games.DECEMBER 30Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend therookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any roundof the 2011 NFL Draft. Any permissible renegotiated or extendedplayer contract will not be considered a rookie contract, and will notbe subject to the rules that limit rookie contracts.DECEMBER 30Option exercise period begins for Fifth-Year Option for First-RoundSelections from the 2011 College Draft. To exercise the option, theclub must give written notice to the player on or after December 30,2013 but prior to May 3, 2014.2014JANUARY 4-5Wild Card Playoff Games.JANUARY 5Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that have byes inthe Wild Card weekend may be interviewed for head coaching po-sitions through the conclusion of the Wild Card games.JANUARY 11-12Divisional Playoff Games.JANUARY 12Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that won their WildCard games may be interviewed for head coaching positionsthrough the conclusion of Divisional Playoff games.JANUARY 18East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.JANUARY 19AFC and NFC Championship Games.JANUARY 25Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.


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    COACH PAGANO - MONDAY TRANSCRIPT“Injury update-wise, DHB (Darrius Heyward-Bey) was the only guythat we had last night. We got guys nicked up, normal stuff. Again,he was pulled out of the game, taken in for observation. As far asbeing evaluated for a concussion, was cleared. Did not have a con-cussion. Again, at that point in the game, he took a good shot, butwe just wanted to err on the side of caution and didn’t put him backin. He’ll continue to be evaluated today and tomorrow and stuff, buthe should be fine.”

    Outside linebacker Robert Mathis leads the league with 11.5 sacksthis season. Since 1982, Mathis has posted the most sacks by aColts player through the first eight games of any season. He is alsotied for the ninth-most sacks through eight games in NFL history.MOST SACKS BY A COLTS PLAYER THROUGH FIRST EIGHT

    GAMES OF A SEASON, SINCE 1982Player Sacks SeasonRobert Mathis 11.5 2013Dwight Freeney 9.5 2009Robert Mathis 9.0 2005Ezra Johnson 7.5 1989Four tied 7.0


    Player Sacks SeasonMichael Strahan, NYG 14.0 2001Mark Gastineau, NYJ 13.5 1984Keith Millard, MIN 13.0 1989Jared Allen, MIN 12.5 2011Doug Betters, MIA 12.0 1983La’Roi Glover, NO 12.0 2000Kevin Greene, CAR 12.0 1998DeMarcus Ware, DAL 12.0 2011Robert Mathis, IND 11.5 2013Rulon Jones, DEN 11.5 1986Leonard Marshall, NYG 11.5 1985Joey Porter, MIA 11.5 2008


    The Colts have committed the least amount of turnovers and penal-ties in the NFL this season. In his press conference on Monday(10/28), Head Coach Chuck Pagano stated the importance of bothof those areas:“We talk all the time, you don’t win games in the National FootballLeague, you lose them,” said Pagano. “You just try to avoid thefriendly fire and not shoot yourself in the foot, so to speak. If we cancontinue to take care of the little things, take care of the cents, as wetalk, the dollars will come. We’ll make sure that we keep harping onthe little things.”

    LEAST TURNOVERS, 2013 SEASONTeam Turnovers Turnover DifferentialCOLTS 6 +7Kansas City 8 +15New Orleans 9 +6Tennessee 9 +6Green Bay 10 -3New England 10 +9

    LEAST PENALTIES, 2013 SEASONTeam Penalties Penalty YardsCOLTS 31 242Miami 34 298Chicago 35 318Minnesota 36 375Carolina 41 360New England 41 407


    The Indianapolis Colts overcame an 18-point second-half deficit todefeat the Houston Texans 27-24 on Sunday Night Football at Re-liant Stadium. Andrew Luck connected with T.Y. Hilton for threetouchdowns on three consecutive drives in the second half to givethe Colts the victory.The comeback tied the sixth-largest in franchise history, having lastovercome the same margin against Green Bay on Oct. 7, 2012.

    COLTS LARGEST COMEBACKSDeficit Date Opponent Trailed/Qtr. Result21 11/9/75 at Buffalo 7-28/2nd W, 42-3521 9/10/95 at N.Y. Jets 3-24/3rd W, 27-24 OT21 10/8/95 at Miami 3-24/3rd W, 27-24 OT21 10/6/03 at Tampa Bay 14-35/4th W, 38-35 OT20 11/30/58 San Francisco 7-27/3rd W, 35-2718 12/18/77 New England 3-21/3rd W, 30-2418 10/9/77 Miami 10-28/2nd W, 45-2818 9/15/96 at Dallas 3-21/2nd W, 25-2418 10/7/12 Green Bay 3-21/3rd W, 30-2718 11/3/13 at Houston 6-24/3rd W, 27-24


    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught seven passes for 121 yards andthree touchdowns at Houston (11/3) on Sunday Night Football. Whilesetting career highs in receptions and touchdowns, he also tied thefranchise record for receiving touchdowns, becoming only the 10thplayer in Colts history to score three in one game. Hilton notched hiseighth career 100-yard receiving performance, which is the most ina Colts player’s first two seasons.


    Player 100-Yard Games SeasonsT.Y. Hilton 8 2012-13Bill Brooks 3 1986-87Anthony Gonzalez 3 2007-08Andre Rison 3 1989Reggie Wayne 3 2001-02Terrence Wilkins 3 1999-2000


    Since the Colts selected T.Y. Hilton in the third round of the 2012 NFLDraft, he ranks tied for ninth in the NFL in 100-yard receiving games,while ranking tied for second in 50-plus-yard touchdowns.

    MOST 100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES, SINCE 2012Player Team GamesCalvin Johnson DET 15Brandon Marshall CHI 10A.J. Green CIN 9Andre Johnson HOU 9T.Y. Hilton IND 8Dez Bryant DAL 8Victor Cruz NYG 8Vincent Jackson TB 8Demaryius Thomas DEN 8MOST 50-PLUS-YARD TOUCHDOWNS, SINCE 2012

    Player Team 50-yd TDAdrian Peterson MIN 6T.Y. Hilton IND 5A.J. Green CIN 5Dez Bryant DAL 4Victor Cruz NYG 4Trindon Holliday DEN 4Chris Johnson TEN 4




    Quarterback Andrew Luck has led the Colts on 10 fourth quarter/over-time game-winning drives in his career, which is the most through aquarterback’s first two seasons since 1970.


    Player Team GW DrivesAndrew Luck IND 10Jake Plummer ARZ 9Peyton Manning IND 8


    In Week 7 vs. Denver, punter Pat McAfee pinned six punts inside the20-yard line, setting a new single-game franchise record. The previ-ous record of five was held by David Lee (12/4/76) and Rohn Stark(11/11/90). McAfee has now pinned 104 punts inside the 20-yard linefor his career, which ranks third in Colts history since 1976.


    Player Years In-20Rohn Stark 1982-1994 224Hunter Smith 1999-2008 193Pat McAfee 2009-2013 104


    With 103.0 career sacks, Robert Mathis ranks second in franchisehistory while his 11.5 quarterback takedowns this season tie a ca-reer-high and rank tied for fifth in team history. Mathis has posted fivemulti-sack games this season and 25 for his career, which both ranktied for first in Colts history. He has also recorded 79 games with asack, which ranks second.

    MOST SACKS, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years SacksDwight Freeney 2002-2012 107.5Robert Mathis 2003-2013 103.0Duane Bickett 1985-1993 50.0

    MOST SACKS IN A SEASON, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Season SacksDwight Freeney 2004 16.0Dwight Freeney 2009 13.5Dwight Freeney 2002 13.0Chad Bratzke 1999 12.0Robert Mathis 2013 11.5Robert Mathis 2005 11.5Robert Mathis 2008 11.5Johnie Cooks 1984 11.5

    MOST GAMES WITH SACKS, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years GamesDwight Freeney 2002-2012 81Robert Mathis 2003-2013 79Duane Bickett 1985-1993 38Donnell Thompson 1982-1991 38

    MOST MULTI-SACK GAMES, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years GamesDwight Freeney 2002-2012 25Robert Mathis 2003-2013 25Duane Bickett 1985-1993 10Chad Bratzke 1999-2001 10


    Player Years GamesChad Bratzke 1999 5Dwight Freeney 2004 5Robert Mathis 2013 5


    POINTS ALLOWED• The Colts have only allowed 155 points, which ranks sixth in theNFL this season.TURNOVERS• The Colts have only turned the ball over six times this season, whichranks first in the NFL. The six Colts turnovers are tied for the leastamount through eight games in franchise history.PUNTING• The Colts have only punted the ball 36 times this season, which istied for the eighth-least total in the NFL and third-fewest in the AFCthis season.NEGATIVE PLAYS• The Colts have only committed 41 plays that have resulted in neg-ative yardage, which ranks second in the AFC and tied for fourth inthe NFL.LONG DRIVES• The Colts have compiled 18 10-play drives, which ranks tied forthird in the NFL.FOURTH QUARTER POINTS ALLOWED• In the fourth quarter of games this season, the Colts have only al-lowed 29 points, which ranks tied for second in the NFL.PENALTIES• The Colts have only committed 31 penalties for 242 yards this year,both of which rank first in the NFL.


    Since 2012, Andrew Luck is tied for the second-most rushing touch-downs among NFL quarterbacks and ranks first among AFC quar-terbacks. Only Cam Newton has run for more touchdowns over thepast two seasons.


    Player Team Rushing TDCam Newton CAR 12Andrew Luck IND 8Colin Kaepernick SF 8Robert Griffin III WAS 7Christian Ponder MIN 6Matthew Stafford DET 6


    Player Years Rushing TDPeyton Manning 1998-2010 17Bert Jones 1973-1981 14Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 13Andrew Luck 2012-2013 8


    Outside linebacker Robert Mathis was named the AFC DefensivePlayer of the Month for October, which marks the third time Mathishas earned the award in his career.In the month of October, Mathis compiled 11 tackles, 4.0 sacks, twoforced fumbles and one pass defensed as the Colts went 2-1. His4.0 sacks in the month ranked tied for fourth in the AFC while the twoforced fumbles ranked tied for second in the NFL. In a Week 5 victory against Seattle (10/6), Mathis totaled 2.0 sacksand one forced fumble as he became the 30th player in NFL historyto record 100.0 career sacks. His second sack in the third quartermarked the first time in his career that he totaled multiple sacks infour consecutive games (9/15/13 – 10/6/13). Two weeks later in theteam’s victory over undefeated Denver (10/20), Mathis finished withfive tackles, 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble, which led to a safety.He regained the current league lead in sacks with his second quar-terback takedown of Peyton Manning while passing Jim Jeffcoat for26th place on the NFL’s all-time sack list.Mathis was also the last Colts player to win AFC Player of the Monthhonors when he did so in September 2010.


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    Through eight games, the Colts have only allowed 29 points in thefourth quarter, which ranks tied for second in the NFL this season. Itis also tied for the seventh-least amount of fourth-quarter points al-lowed through the first eight games in franchise history. The Colts didnot allow any fourth-quarter points in four straight games from Weeks2-5, which was the longest streak for the team since at least 1999.


    Season Games2013 42009 32007 32004 3

    2003-04 3


    For the first time in his 18-year NFL career, kicker Adam Vinatierimade two 50-plus-yard field goals in a single game at San Diego(10/14) in Week 6, hitting from 50 and 51 yards out.This marked the third time in Colts history that a kicker has madetwo 50-yard field goals in a game. Dean Biasucci accomplished thefeat on 9/25/88 and Mike Vanderjagt did so on 11/24/02.Vinatieri also became the second player this season to kick a pair of50-yarders in a game, with Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey splittingthe uprights on two 50-yard field goals against Kansas City on 9/15/13.


    The Colts acquired running back Trent Richardson in a trade with theCleveland Browns on Thursday, Sept. 19. In Richardson’s first rush-ing attempt as a member of the Colts, he ran for a touchdown on aone-yard run at San Francisco (9/22). With the touchdown,Richardson became the first player to score on his first rushingattempt in his Colts debut since Gordon Brown did so on Octo-ber 4, 1987. He also scored in his second game with the Colts on aone-yard run in the second quarter at Jacksonville (9/29).


    Safety Antoine Bethea currently ranks first among active NFLsafeties with 88 consecutive games started. Before being placed onInjured Reserve on 10/22/13, wide receiver Reggie Wayne led allactive wide receivers and ranked second among all active players inconsecutive games played (189).

    CONSECUTIVE GAMES STARTED, ACTIVE NFL SAFETIESPlayer GamesAntoine Bethea, IND 88Dawan Landry, NYJ 73Yeremiah Bell, ARZ 65Glover Quin, DET 60Earl Thomas, SEA 57


    Under Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2012-13), the Colts haverecorded a 7-0 record in regular season games immediately follow-ing a loss. In 2012, Indianapolis was one of only four teams (ATL,GB, SF) to not lose consecutive games all season long.

    COLTS GAMES FOLLOWING A LOSS, SINCE 2012Game 1 Result Game 2 Result2012Week 1 at CHI L, 41-21 Week 2 vs. MIN W, 23-20Week 3 vs. JAX L, 22-17 Week 5 vs. GB W, 30-27Week 6 at NYJ L, 35-9 Week 7 vs. CLE W, 17-13Week 11 at NE L, 59-24 Week 12 vs. BUF W, 20-13Week 15 at HOU L, 29-17 Week 16 at KC W, 20-132013Week 2 vs. MIA L, 24-20 Week 3 at SF W, 27-7Week 6 at SD L, 19-9 Week 7 vs. DEN W, 39-33

    After the victory over San Francisco (9/22/13), Pagano explainedwhat he attributes the team’s ability to bounce back after losses to:“Character. Veteran leadership. This team bounces back as goodas any team I’ve ever been around. Obviously we held that streakand kept that streak alive. Again, they just don’t fluctuate. We justtalk about consistency. I keep going back to it, sticking to theprocess. They’ve bought into that since day one.”


    The Colts have rushed for 974 yards and seven touchdowns on 213carries through the first eight weeks of the season. The rushingyardage total is the most since the team ran for 1,101 yards in thefirst eight games of 2007.The Colts rushed for over 100 net yards in each of the first five gamesof the season, which ties the team’s longest streak since 1988. TheColts also ran for over 100 net yards in the first five games in 1984.


    Season Games2013 51988 51984 51989 3

    Since 2012, the Colts have posted a 10-0 record when recording30-plus rushing attempts in a game, which ranks tied for first withthe Denver Broncos across the NFL during that span.


    Team Wins Losses Ties Win %COLTS 10 0 0 1.000Denver 10 0 0 1.000N.Y. Giants 6 0 0 1.000New England 14 1 0 .933San Francisco 13 1 1 .900

    POUNDING THE ROCKThe Colts have posted a 11-3 record in games immediately follow-ing the bye week since 2000. From 2005-2010, the Colts won thegame following the bye week six consecutive times. This yearmarked the fourth time the Colts have played the Texans followingthe bye week. Indianapolis has won each of the four matchups,scoring 30 points or more in three of the games.

    COLTS GAMES FOLLOWING BYE WEEK, SINCE 2000Season Game Result2013 Week 9 at HOU W, 27-242012 Week 5 vs. GB W, 30-272011 Week 12 vs. CAR L, 27-192010 Week 8 vs. HOU W, 30-172009 Week 7 at STL W, 42-62008 Week 5 at HOU W, 31-272007 Week 7 at JAX W, 29-72006 Week 7 vs. WAS W, 36-222005 Week 9 at NE W, 40-212004 Week 7 vs. JAX L, 27-242003 Week 8 vs. HOU W, 30-212002 Week 5 vs. CIN W, 28-212001 Week 5 vs. OAK L, 23-182000 Week 4 vs. JAX W, 43-14




    Inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman posted 2.0 sacks against the MiamiDolphins in Week 2, marking the first multi-sack game of his career,and making him only the fourth undrafted Colts player to record 2.0sacks in a single game. He now has 5.5 career sacks, which rankssixth among Colts undrafted players. Freeman has also recordedthree forced fumbles, which ranks tied for third among undraftedColts.UNDRAFTED COLTS WITH 2.0-OR-MORE SACKS IN A GAME

    Player Sacks DateJerrell Freeman 2.0 9/15/13 vs. MIAEric Foster 2.0 12/17/09 at JAXTony Siragusa 2.0 12/4/94 at SEAScott Virkus 2.0 9/22/85 vs. DET

    MOST CAREER SACKS BY UNDRAFTED COLTSRank Player Sacks Years with Colts1 Tony Siragusa 16.5 1990-1996 (7)2 Bernard Whittington 11.0 1994-2000 (7)3 Larry Chester 6.5 1998-2000 (3)4t Eric Foster 6.0 2008-2011 (4)4t Josh Thomas 6.0 2004-2009 (6)6 Jerrell Freeman 5.5 2012-2013 (2)MOST CAREER FORCED FUMBLES BY UNDRAFTED COLTSRank Player FF Years with Colts1 Tony Siragusa 5 1990-1996 (7)2 Gary Brackett 4 2003-2011 (9)3t Jerrell Freeman 3 2012-2013 (2)3t Jacob Lacey 3 2009-2011 (3)3t Bernard Whittington 3 1994-2000 (7)


    With their 10th win of the season in 2012, the Colts became thesecond team in NFL history to win 10-or-more games after losing14-or-more the previous season. The Miami Dolphins also accom-plished the feat, finishing the 2008 season 11-5 after posting a 1-15 mark in 2007.The Colts also notched their 12th 10-or-more win season in the past14 years, which is the most of any NFL team since 1999. The Coltshave posted a 157-75 (.677) record since 1999, which ranks secondbehind the Patriots.

    OVERALL TEAM RECORDS, SINCE 1999Team W-L-T Pct. 10-win SeasonsPatriots 166-67 .712 11COLTS 157-75 .677 12Packers 144-88 .621 9Steelers 143-88-1 .619 8Ravens 137-95 .591 8

    The Colts have closed out games strong under Head Coach ChuckPagano, posting a 13-2 (.867) record in games decided by one pos-session-or-less. The Colts won nine consecutive one-possessiongames dating back to the 2012 campaign to Week 1 of this seasonagainst Oakland.

    COLTS ONE-POSSESSION GAMES, SINCE 2012Game Margin Result2012 (9-1)Week 2 vs. MIN 3 W, 23-20Week 3 vs. JAX 5 L, 22-17Week 5 vs. GB 3 W, 30-27Week 7 vs. CLE 4 W, 17-13Week 8 at TEN 6 W, 19-13 OTWeek 9 vs. MIA 3 W, 23-20Week 12 vs. BUF 7 W, 20-13Week 13 at DET 2 W, 35-33Week 14 vs. TEN 4 W, 27-23Week 16 at KC 7 W, 20-132013 (3-1)Week 1 vs. OAK 4 W, 21-17Week 2 vs. MIA 4 L, 24-20Week 5 vs. SEA 6 W, 34-28Week 7 vs. DEN 6 W, 39-33Week 9 at HOU 3 W, 27-24


    WINNING THE CLOSE ONESAfter being traded to the Indianapolis Colts, Trent Richardson (thirdoverall pick, 2012 NFL Draft) teams up with Andrew Luck (first overallpick, 2012 NFL Draft) to form the ninth duo of top three picks fromthe same class to play together since the 1970 merger, and the sec-ond pair of its kind in Colts history.The full list of top three picks to play together is listed below:2013INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck (1st pick, 2012) and TrentRichardson (3rd pick, 2012).ST. LOUIS - Jake Long (1st pick, 2008) and Chris Long (2nd pick,2008).2000-05WASHINGTON - Lavar Arrington (2nd pick, 2000) and ChrisSamuels (3rd pick, 2000).2001-03TAMPA BAY - Keyshawn Johnson (1st pick, 1996) and Simeon Rice(3rd pick, 1996).2000-01SAN FRANCISCO - Rick Mirer (2nd pick, 1993) and Garrison Hearst(3rd pick, 1993). 1997-99OAKLAND - Russell Maryland (1st pick, 1991) and Eric Turner (2ndpick, 1991).1992-94INDIANAPOLIS - Steve Emtman (1st pick, 1992) and QuentinCoryatt (2nd pick, 1992).1991-92TAMPA BAY - Vinny Testaverde (1st pick, 1987) and Alonzo High-smith (3rd pick, 1987).1980OAKLAND - Jim Plunkett (1st pick, 1971) and Dan Pastorini (3rdpick, 1971).


    In Week 1 vs. Oakland, the Colts did not commit any turnovers forthe third consecutive game dating back to last season. The gamemarked the first time since 2008 that the Colts have gone as manygames without turning the ball over (Nov. 2-16, 2008). The Colts have already seen success when they protect the foot-ball, as they have posted a 7-0 record under Head Coach ChuckPagano when they commit zero turnovers in a game.Since 2000, the Colts have posted a 42-2 record in the regular sea-son when they do not post any turnovers, which ranks first in theNFL during that time span.Below is a list of the top five teams with the best winning percentagewhen recording zero turnovers in a game since 2000:


    Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 42-2 .955New Orleans 40-3 .930Denver 36-4 .900Pittsburgh 42-5 .894Baltimore 40-5 .889


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    WITH A WIN, THE COLTS WOULD...• Improve their record to 7-2 overall and 3-0 against the NFC Westthis season.• Win their third straight game.• Improve their all-time record against the Rams to 24-17-2 and 15-5-2 at home.• Improve their winning streak over the Rams to three games, datingback to Oct. 17, 2005.• Improve to 18-7 under Head Coach Chuck Pagano.ILB-JERRELL FREEMAN• Needs a half of a sack to tie Eric Foster and Josh Thomas (6.0)for fourth-most and 1.0 sack to tie Larry Chester (6.5) for third-mostcareer sacks by a Colts undrafted player.• Needs one forced fumble to tie Gary Brackett (four) for second-most and two forced fumbles to tie Tony Siragusa (five) for the mostcareer forced fumbles by a Colts undrafted player.WR-T.Y. HILTON• Needs one 100-yard receiving game to tie Bill Brooks (nine) forthe seventh-most in Colts history.QB-ANDREW LUCK• Needs one 40-plus attempt game to pass Jack Trudeau (9) for thesecond-most in Colts history.• Needs one 300-yard passing game to tie Bert Jones (8) for thethird-most in Colts history.• Needs two rushing attempts to pass Jack Trudeau (91) for sev-enth-most and nine attempts to pass George Shaw (98) for sixth-most career rushing attempts by a quarterback in franchise history.• Needs 17 rushing yards to pass Marty Domres (454) for the sixth-most rushing yards by a quarterback in Colts history.• Needs two rushing touchdowns to reach 10 for his career.OLB-ROBERT MATHIS• Needs 1.5 sacks to tie Kevin Carter and Neil Smith (104.5) for 24thplace and 3.0 sacks to tie Trace Armstrong for 23rd place in NFL his-tory.• Needs a half of a sack to set a new career-high in sacks for a sea-son.• Needs a half of a sack to tie Chad Bratzke (12.0 in 1999) for fourth-most, 1.5 sacks to tie Dwight Freeney (13.0 in 2002) for third-most,2.0 sacks to tie Freeney (13.5 in 2009) for second-most and 4.5 sacksto tie Freeney (16.0 in 2004) for the most in a season in Colts history.• Needs one multi-sack game to pass Chad Bratzke and DwightFreeney (five) for the most such games in a single season in Coltshistory.• Needs 5.0 sacks to pass Dwight Freeney (107.5) for the most ca-reer sacks in Colts history.K-ADAM VINATIERI• Needs three PAT attempts to pass Lou Groza (657) for the sixth-most in NFL history.• Needs to make one 50-yard field goal to match his career-high fora season (four in 2012).• Needs to make one 50-yard field goal to tie Norm Johnson andRian Lindell (20) for 19th place and two 50-yard field goals to tieJohn Carney, Steve Christie, Al Del Greco, Eddie Murray and JoshScobee (21) for 14th place in NFL history.OLB-ERIK WALDEN• Can record his second-straight game with a sack for the first timethis season.

    Over the past 11 years, the Colts have compiled a league-leading.722 winning percentage (26-10) in the month of September. Duringthat span, only five other teams have posted a winning percentageof at least .600 through the season’s first month.


    Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 26-10 .722New England 25-10 .714Seattle 25-11 .694Denver 26-12 .684Dallas 23-12 .657Baltimore 23-13 .639


    Since 2008, the Colts have posted a 14-1 record against divisionalopponents the second time they play them in a season. That mark istops in the NFL over the past five seasons. The only loss came in2011 against the Jaguars.


    Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 14-1 .933Patriots 13-3 .813Steelers 11-4 .733Chargers 11-4 .733Packers 10-5 .667


    Reggie Wayne caught three-or-more passes in an NFL-record71 consecutive games. He broke the previous record when hecaught eight passes for 102 yards in Week 12 vs. Buffalo last sea-son, which extended his streak to 59 straight games. Cris Carterheld the previous record of 58 consecutive games as a member ofthe Minnesota Vikings from December 12, 1993 to October 5, 1997.Wayne’s streak dates back to the first game of the 2009 seasonwhen he caught 10 passes for 162 yards vs. Jacksonville.


    Wide receiver Reggie Wayne made his 1,000th career reception inthe fourth quarter of Monday night’s game against the San DiegoChargers (10/14) and became the ninth player in NFL history to ac-complish the feat. With five receptions in the game, Wayne alsopassed Hines Ward (1,000) for eighth-most receptions all-time.The Colts also became the first team in NFL history to have twoplayers with 1,000 receptions each with the franchise. Marvin Har-rison, who played his entire 13-year career with Indianapolis, ranksthird in NFL history with 1,102 catches.




    A. Luck .........................1,845 S. Bradford ...................1,687K. Clemens......................387

    RUSHING YARDST. Richardson ..................248 Z. Stacy ...........................475D. Brown .........................244 D. Richardson .................215A. Luck ............................183 B. Cunningham .................57

    RECEIVING YARDST. Hilton ...........................533 J. Cook ............................411R. Wayne.........................503 C. Givens ........................409C. Fleener .......................299 A. Pettis ...........................297

    POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .........................70 G. Zuerlein ........................60T. Hilton .............................30 A. Pettis .............................24C. Fleener ..........................20 Three players ....................18

    INTERCEPTIONSDarius Butler .......................2 Seven players .....................1Five players.........................1

    SACKSR. Mathis ........................11.5 R. Quinn .........................10.0J. Freeman .......................3.5 C. Long.............................5.5C. Redding .......................2.5 M. Brockers ......................3.5

    KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)D. Reed.................372 (26.6) B. Cunningham .....299 (24.9)

    PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)T. Hilton...................144 (9.6) T. Austin ..................123 (4.7)

    PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)P. McAfee ...1,611 (46.0/41.0) J. Hekker....2,177 (45.4/43.5)

    FIELD GOALSA. Vinatieri ......17/20 (85.0%) G. Zuerlein......14/16 (87.5%)


    • S-Antoine Bethea posted eight tackles (all solo) on 10/25/09.• QB-Matt Hasselbeck completed 27-of-38 passes for 316yards, two touchdowns and a 113.5 passer rating as a memberof the Seattle Seahawks on 10/9/05.• WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey caught six passes for 80 yards asa member of the Oakland Raiders on 9/19/10.• S-LaRon Landry recorded eight solo tackles and two forcedfumbles as a member of the New York Jets on 11/18/12.• OLB-Robert Mathis registered four solo tackles, 1.0 sack, oneforced fumble and two special teams tackles on 10/17/05.• DE-Cory Redding tallied two solo tackles, 1.0 sack and onepass defensed as a member of the Baltimore Ravens on9/25/11.• CB-Greg Toler notched 13 solo tackles and one forced fumbleas a member of the Arizona Cardinals on 9/12/10.• OLB-Erik Walden totaled nine tackles (seven solo) and a halfof a sack as a member of the Green Bay Packers on 10/21/12.• K-Adam Vinatieri posted 16 points on 4-of-4 field goals and 4-of-4 PATs as a member of the New England Patriots on 11/7/04.His longest field goal of the day was a 45-yard kick.


    Date Colts Record Opp. Record Result11/22/53 3-5 5-2-1 13-21 L12/5/53 3-7 6-3-1 2-45 L9/26/54 0-0 0-0 0-48 L12/4/54 2-8 5-4-1 22-21 W11/20/55 4-4 5-3 17-17 T12/4/55 5-4-1 6-3-1 14-20 L11/25/56 3-4 2-6 56-21 W12/9/56 4-5 2-8 7-31 L12/1/57 6-3 4-5 31-14 W12/15/57 7-4 5-6 21-37 L11/23/58 7-1 5-3 34-7 W12/6/58 9-1 6-4 28-30 L11/29/59 6-3 2-7 35-21 W12/12/59 8-3 2-9 45-26 W10/16/60 2-1 0-3 31-17 W12/11/60 6-4 3-6-1 3-10 L9/17/61 0-0 0-0 27-24 W12/9/61 7-5 3-9 17-34 L9/16/62 0-0 0-0 30-27 W11/11/62 4-4 1-7 14-2 W11/24/63 5-5 3-7 16-17 L12/15/63 7-6 5-8 19-16 W10/4/64 2-1 2-0-1 35-20 W11/22/64 9-1 5-4-1 24-7 W10/24/65 4-1 1-4 35-20 W12/18/65 9-3-1 4-9 20-17 W10/30/66 4-2- 4-3 17-3 W11/27/66 7-3 6-5 7-23 L10/15/67 4-0 3-1 24-24 T12/17/67 11-0-2 10-1-2 10-34 L10/27/68 5-1 6-0 27-10 W12/15/68 12-1 10-2-1 28-24 W9/21/69 0-0 0-0 20-27 L12/21/69 7-5-1 11-2 13-7 W11/8/71 5-2 4-2-1 24-17 W10/5/75 1-1 1-1 13-24 L9/21/86 0-2 2-0 7-24 L9/17/89 0-1 1-0 17-31 L10/1/95 1-2 4-0 21-18 W12/30/01 5-9 12-2 17-42 L10/17/05 5-0 2-3 45-28 W10/25/09 5-0 0-6 42-6 WHome Games in Bold; *OT; Playoff Games Underlined


    REG. SEASON SERIES SUPERLATIVESCOLTS STAT RAMS56, 11/25/56 ..........................Most points......................48, 9/26/540, 9/26/54............................Fewest points ....................2, 11/11/62574, 11/25/56 .....................Most net yards .................563, 9/26/5470, 12/5/53 .......................Fewest net yards..............131, 11/22/6447, 12/18/65 .................Most rushing attempts .............52, 12/4/5517, 9/26/54 .................Fewest rushing attempts ...........16, 10/1/95272, 12/9/61....................Most rushing yards ............303, 11/22/5319, 9/26/54....................Fewest rushing yards..............37, 10/1/9542, 9/21/69...................Most passing attempts..45, 2x, last: 10/1/957, 12/18/65 ...................Fewest passing attempts ..21, 4x, last: 11/22/6423, 2x, last: 10/25/09........Most completions .................28, 9/17/893, 12/18/65 .....................Fewest completions..10, 4x, last: 11/24/63316, 11/25/56...............Most net passing yards ..........403, 9/26/549, 11/22/53.................Fewest net passing yards.........54, 11/22/6411.0, 11/22/64 ....................Most def. sacks ....7.0, 2x, last: 9/21/867, 12/4/54.....................Most def. interceptions...............4, 9/26/549, 10/4/64 ...........................Most penalties ....11, 2x, last: 10/15/671, 4x, last: 11/8/71 ............Fewest penalties .................0, 12/18/65


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    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red GoalYds/ 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 GmIND 340.9 5.46 121.8 4.57 219.1 6.57 1.12 7.12% 19.8 9.6 26.5 85.00 41.18 0.00 60.00 72.73 29:34 26.8Rank 19 15 12 8 20 18 1 13 16 13 5 20 10 29t 11 11 22 8SL 310.3 4.82 94.9 3.81 215.4 5.82 1.80 6.61% 19.0 4.6 23.0 87.50 32.26 41.67 57.14 66.67 30:06 20.7Rank 30 27 23 21 22 27 7 11 20 31 18 16 30 16t 12 17t 16t 23


    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal Pt YdYds/ 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 GmIND 367.3 5.69 124.9 4.44 242.4 7.21 2.97 8.18% 19.9 7.4 24.2 35.85 44.44 55.00 61.54 19.4 7.4 -26.4Rank 22 24 27 25 17 23 15 12 15 12 16 9 15 13t 8 7 7 25SL 345.8 5.71 125.2 4.35 220.6 7.72 2.72 11.28% 19.7 2.4 24.9 40.54 50.00 60.00 69.23 25.1 -4.4 -35.4Rank 16 25 28 21 9 29 17 1 12t 2 21 24t 16t 21t 18t 20 21 27


    PASSING G Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sack Lost RateM. Hasselbeck 15 475 273 323 6.8 19 10 29 203 82.9RUSHING/RECEIVING G Rush Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TDD. Brown 1 2 58 29.0 0 0 0 0.0 0M. Hasselbeck 1 29 138 4.8 0 0 0 - 0D. Heyward-Bey 1 0 0 0 0 6 80 13.3 0DEFENSE G Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SP Tk SP AA. Bethea 1 8 8 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0A. Franklin 8 16 12 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0R. Jean Francois 7 5 5 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0L. Landry 5 22 17 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0R. Mathis 2 7 6 1 1.5 13.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0F. Moala 1 1 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0C. Redding 5 9 9 0 2.0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0K. Sheppard 1 5 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0A. Studebaker 1 1 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0G. Toler 6 22 22 0 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0E. Walden 3 10 8 2 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0PUNTING G Num Blk Yds Avg TB In20 Ret RetYds NetYds NetAvgP. McAfee 1 4 0 167 41.8 0 2 2 16 151 37.8KICKING G FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TBA. Vinatieri 3 9 9 100.0 6 6 1-1 0-0 4-4 3-3 1-1 55 18 1P. McAfee 1 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 7 0



    Regular Season: Colts lead, 23-17-2 Postseason: 0-0Home: Colts lead, 14-5-2 Away: Rams lead, 12-9

    CURRENT STREAK: Colts have won last 2Colts Longest Streaks: Won 6, Lost 3

    POINTS SCORED-ALLOWED: Colts, 928 - Rams, 912Home: Colts, 538 - Rams, 444Away: Rams, 468 - Colts, 390

    SEASON SWEEPS:Colts (5): 1959, 1962, 1964-65, 1968Rams (1): 1953

    SEASON SPLITS:(9): 1954, 1956-58, 1960-61, 1963, 1966, 1969

    COLTS RECORDS VS. RAMS BY STADIUM:Memorial: 12-4-2Hoosier/RCA: 2-1LA Memorial Coliseum: 8-10Anaheim: 0-1Dome at America’s Center/Edward Jones: 1-1

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    Coaching Years in NFL: 12th YearColts Head Coach: 2nd YearOverall Regular Season: 16-7 (.696)Overall Postseason: 0-1 (.000)Chuck Pagano's 2012 season proved to be one ofthe most inspirational stories in NFL history. Namedhead coach of the Indianapolis Colts on January25, 2012, Pagano was forced to take a leave of ab-

    sence just three games into the season after being diagnosed withacute promyelocytic leukemia, a curable form of the disease, whichis a cancer of the blood and bone marrow cells.Offensive Coordinator Bruce Arians assumed interim head coachingduties and he and the Colts defied the odds and rallied to a 9-3 record.During that time frame, Indianapolis secured a playoff berth and ac-complished one of their primary goals – extending the season forPagano. Some of the victories during Arians' term included a come-back win against Green Bay (Week 5) after trailing by 18 points, anovertime victory on the road at Tennessee (Week 8) and a last secondvictory in Detroit (Week 13). In all, the Colts posted a 9-1 record inone-possession games in 2012, including winning their last eight.As much as Chuck Pagano inspired the 2012 Colts, the team did justthe same for their ailing head coach. From his hospital bed, Paganowas in constant communication with the coaching staff and players.He analyzed practices while continuing to game-plan schemes. Alongthe way, Pagano continued to make his presence felt. After the team'sWeek 9 victory against Miami, the head coach gave a moving post-game speech to the contingent in the locker room."I've got circumstances," Pagano told the locker room. "You guysunderstand it, I understand it. It's already beat (referring to theleukemia). It's already beat. My vision that I'm living is to see twomore daughters get married, dance at their weddings and then hoistthat Lombardi Trophy several times."Pagano made another return three weeks later during the team'swin against Buffalo where he appeared in Owner & CEO Jim Irsay'ssuite while saluting the crowd on hand. Pagano received a rousingovation from Colts fans in attendance.As the regular season came to an end, the culmination of Arians'stretch as interim head coach concluded with the team's playoff-clinching victory at Kansas City (Week 16). The stage was set forPagano to return after missing 12 weeks of action.Division rival Houston visited Lucas Oil Stadium in the regular sea-son finale in hopes of clinching the AFC's No. 1 seed in the playoffs.The Colts were not deterred, however, as the team corralled theemotion in Pagano's return and compiled a 28-16 win to finish theregular season with an 11-5 record. The real victory, however, wasthe return of a healthy Chuck Pagano. It was a day the Colts organ-ization and fans will remember for generations.Indianapolis' playoff run ended earlier than the team had wishedafter falling to the eventual Super Bowl XLVII champion BaltimoreRavens in an AFC Wild Card playoff contest. What was not lostwere the numerous team and individual milestones that the Coltsestablished in a season facing low expectations. Most notably, the11-5 record was a nine-win improvement from the 2011 campaign,which tied for the third-largest one-year turnaround in NFL history.The Colts also registered their 12th 10-plus win season in the past14 years, which is the most of any NFL team since 1999. Paganoand Arians were honored together by the Maxwell Football Club asthe recipients of the 24th Annual Earle "Greasy" Neale Award forProfessional Coach of the Year. The two also garnered AFC Coachof the Year honors as winners of the annual NFL 101 Awards.Pagano was selected by the PFWA as the winner of the 2013George Halas Award, given to an NFL player, coach or staff mem-ber who overcame the most adversity to succeed. Each year, theFritz Pollard Alliance Foundation recognizes individuals who makea difference in diversity and inclusion at an annual awards banquet.In February of 2013, Pagano received the foundation's Game BallAward for the differences he has made to level the playing field inthe NFL for minorities.

    Coaching Years in NFL: 28th YearRams Head Coach: 2nd YearOverall Regular Season: 152-134-1 (.531)Overall Postseason: 5-6 (.455)Pro Career: Named the 26th head coach in fran-chise history on January 17, 2012. Entering the2013 season, Fisher ranked tied for 18th on theNFL’s career wins list (154, including postseason),

    and fourth among active coaches. Spent 16 full seasons as head coach of the Tennessee Titans, 11as executive vice president. Guided the Titans to six playoff appear-ances, three division titles, two AFC Championship games (1999,2002) and one Super Bowl appearance (XXXIV). Joined the Oilers’/Titans’ coaching staff in 1994. He was elevatedto head coach in November 1994, replacing Jack Pardee, for theseason’s final six games. Previously coached with Philadelphia Eagles (defensive backs,1986-88), Los Angeles Rams (youngest defensive coordinator inNFL, 1989-1991), and San Francisco 49ers (defensive backs,1992-93). Played with Chicago Bears (1981-85) as a defensive back and re-turn specialist. Earned a Super Bowl ring following Chicago’s SuperBowl XX victory (1985), despite spending the year on injured re-serve with an ankle injury that prematurely ended his playing career. Fisher began his post-playing career that season by assistingBuddy Ryan as the Bears’ “unofficial” coach. Career record: 157-140-1.Background: Played defensive back at Southern California.Personal: Born February 25, 1958 in Woodland Hills, California.Has three children: sons Brandon (age 25) and Trent (age 20), anddaughter Tara (age 23).ST. LOUIS RAMS ASSISTANT COACHESDave McGinnis Assistant Head CoachJohn Fassel Special Teams CoordinatorBrian Schottenheimer Offensive CoordinatorTim Walton Defensive CoordinatorAdam Bailey Assistant Strength and ConditioningRob Boras Tight EndsPaul F. Boudreau Assistant Special TeamsPaul T. Boudreau Offensive LineJoe Bowden Assistant LinebackersFrank Bush LinebackersChuck Cecil SecondaryFrank Cignetti QuarterbacksAndy Dickerson Assistant Offensive LineBrandon Fisher Assistant SecondaryRock Gullickson Head Strength & ConditioningRay Sherman Wide ReceiversClyde Simmons Assistant Defensive LineBen Sirmans Running BacksAndy Sugarman Offensive Quality ControlMike Waufle Defensive LineDennard Wilson Defensive Quality ControlDonna Ellis Executive Assistant to Coach Fisher


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    INDIANA/MISSOURI CONNECTIONS:• Rams T-Rodger Saffold played his college ball at Indiana Uni-versity, playing in 42 games (41 starts) from 2006-09.• Rams Assistant Head Coach Dave McGinnis coached at IndianaState in 1978.• Rams Wide Receivers Coach Ray Sherman coached at Purduefrom 1982-85.FORMER COLTS/RAMS• Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson began his NFL front officecareer in 1999 as a national scout with St. Louis. The Rams wonSuper Bowl XXXIV in his first season and then appeared in SuperBowl XXXVI two seasons later. St. Louis earned a 56-24 regularseason record during Grigson’s stint with the Rams, making theplayoffs four times in five seasons. Four times the Rams won 10-or-more games, while winning three NFC West titles and capturingtwo conference championship games.• Colts CB-Josh Gordy played for the Rams in 2011, appearing in14 games (nine starts) while recording three interceptions.• Rams S-Matt Giordano played for the Colts from 2005-08, ap-pearing in 55 games (six starts) in his four years in Indianapolis.• Rams TE-Mike McNeill played four games for the Colts in 2011.COLLEGE CONNECTIONS• Colts NT-Josh Chapman and RB-Trent Richardson played withRams G-Barrett Jones at Alabama from 2009-2011, winning theBCS National Championship two times in three years (2009 and2011).• Colts T-Gosder Cherilus and Rams LB-Jo-Lonn Dunbar playedtheir entire collegiate career (2004-07) together, and their seniorseason with Colts T-Anthony Castonzo at Boston College.• Colts T-Jeff Linkenbach and DT-Ricardo Mathews played the2008 and 2009 seasons at Cincinnati with Rams RB-Isaiah Pead.• Colts DT-Ricky Jean Francois and ILB-Kelvin Sheppard playedwith Rams T-Joe Barksdale for the 2007 and 2008 seasons atLSU. Sheppard and Barksdale played two more seasons togetherfor the Tigers, joined in 2010 by Rams DT-Michael Brockers.• Colts S-Sergio Brown played his freshman season at NotreDame in 2006 with Rams QB-Brady Quinn.• Colts RB-Daniel Herron played with Rams LB-James Laurinaitis(2008) and LS-Jake McQuaide (2008-2010) at Ohio State.• Colts TE-Weslye Saunders, Rams TE-Jared Cook and SS-Dar-ian Stewart were teammates at South Carolina from 2006-08.• Colts DT-Aubrayo Franklin played at Tennessee with Rams C-Scott Wells from 2001-02.• Colts OLB-Cam Johnson played with Rams FS-Rodney McLeodat Virginia for the entire careers from 2008-2011.• Colts Wide Receivers Coach Charlie Williams was on the coach-ing staff at North Carolina while Rams DE-Robert Quinn played forthe Tar Heels from 2008-09.• Colts Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer coached at Oregon from2001-02 while Rams QB-Kellen Clemens played for the Ducks.• Colts Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Roger Marandinoand Rams Assistant Special Teams Coach Paul F. Brodreauworked together on the staff at Brown from 1999-2006.• Colts Assistant Offensive Line Coach Hal Hunter coached at In-diana University of Pennsylvania while Rams Quarterbacks CoachFrank Cignetti was a safety on the team in 1986.• Colts Running Backs Coach David Walker coached with Cignettiat Pittsburgh from 2009-2010.• Walker coached at Syracuse with Rams Offensive CoordinatorBrian Schottenheimer during the 1999 season and Defensive Co-ordinator Tim Walton during the 2002 season.• Colts Offensive Line Coach Joe Gilbert was the head coach atMaine and had Rams Running Backs Coach Ben Sirmans on hisstaff from 1996-99.• Colts T-Gosder Cherilus (2007) and T-Anthony Castonzo(2007-2010) played at Boston College while Sirmans was on thecoaching staff there.• Colts S-LaRon Landry played at LSU in 2003 while Walton wason the Tigers coaching staff.

    NFL CONNECTIONS• Colts CB-Cassius Vaughn played with Rams QB-Brady Quinnin Denver during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.• Colts OLB-Andy Studebaker and CB-Jalil Brown played withQuinn for the Chiefs in 2012 when Colts Special Teams CoordinatorTom McMahon coached in Kansas City.• Colts CB-Josh Gordy and OLB-Erik Walden played together forthe Packers in 2010 along with Rams C-Scott Wells.• Colts C-Samson Satele (2008), OLB-Erik Walden (2008-2010)and CB-Vontae Davis (2009-2011) played with Rams DT-KendallLangford (2008-2011) and T-Jake Long (2008-2012) in Miami.• Colts DT-Aubrayo Franklin played with Rams LB-Lo-Jonn Dun-bar in New Orleans in 2011.• Satele and Colts WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey teamed up in Oak-land for the 2011 season with Rams T-Joe Barksdale and S-MattGiordano while Rams Special Teams Coach John Fassel and De-fensive Line Coach Mike Waufle were on the Raiders staff.• Colts G/C-Mike McGlynn and Rams LB-Will Witherspoonplayed for the Eagles in 2009.• Colts DT-Ricky Jean Francois played the 2011 season in SanFrancisco with Rams T-Mike Person.• Colts QB-Matt Hasselbeck spent time with several Rams andRams coaches during his time with the Titans, including: DE-William Hayes (2011), TE-Jared Cook (2011-12), CB-CortlandFinnegan (2011), LB-Will Witherspoon (2011-12), LinebackersCoach Frank Bush Sr. (2011-12) and Assistant Head Coach DaveMcGinnis (2011).• McMahon coached in Atlanta while Rams G-Harvey Dahl playedfor the Falcons from 2007-08.• McMahon also coached with Rams Offensive Line Coach Paul T.Bourdeau for the Falcons from 2008-2011.• Colts Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer was on the Pantherscoaching staff during Rams LB-Will Witherspoon’s time in Carolinafrom 2004-05.• Colts Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton was coaching for theBears with Rams Tight Ends Coach Rob Boras during the 2008and 2009 seasons when Rams G/T-Chris Williams was inChicago.• Colts Tight Ends Coach Alfredo Roberts coached for the Brownswhile Quinn was playing in Cleveland from 2007-08.• Hamilton and Colts Defensive Line Coach Gary Emanuelcoached together for the 49ers in 2006 when Dahl played in SanFrancisco.• Roberts coached for the Jaguars with Paul T. Bourdeau from2003-05.• Colts K-Adam Vinatieri played for the Patriots during the 1997and 1998 seasons while Paul T. Bourdeau was on New England’scoaching staff.• Colts Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky played linebacker forthe Chiefs in 1998 when Rams Offensive Coordinator Brian Schot-tenheimer coached there and in 1999 when Rams QuarterbacksCoach Frank Cignetti was on the Kansas City coaching staff.• Manusky and Schottenheimer then coached together in Wash-ington in 2001 and San Diego from 2002-05.• Manusky was the defensive coordinator for the 49ers in 2007while Cignetti was on their coaching staff and Colts DT-AubrayoFranklin was on the team.• Colts Safeties Coach Roy Anderson and Linebackers Coach JeffFitzGerald coached in Baltimore with Fassel from 2005-07.• Colts T-Gosder Cherilus was with the Lions in 2011 while RamsAssistant Secondary Coach Brandon Fisher was on Detroit’scoaching staff.• FitzGerald coached in Arizona when McGinnis was the Cardinalshead coach from 2000-03.• Colts Assistant Special Teams Coach Brant Boyer played for theJaguars from 1996-97 when Rams Assistant Defensive Line CoachClyde Simmons was on the staff in Jacksonville.• Colts DE-Cory Redding played in Detroit from 2003-05 whileRams Offensive Quality Control Coach Andy Sugarman was onthe Lions staff.• Cherilus was playing for the Lions from 2009-2012 during RamsDefensive Coordinator Tim Walton’s time on Detroit’s coachingstaff.


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    Pos Player Ht Wt ExpWR T.Y. Hilton 5-9 178 2

    LT Anthony Castonzo 6-7 311 3

    LG Hugh Thornton 6-3 334 R

    C Samson Satele 6-3 300 7

    RG Mike McGlynn 6-4 325 6

    RT Gosder Cherilus 6-7 316 6

    TE Coby Fleener 6-6 251 2

    WR Darrius Heyward-Bey 6-2 220 5

    QB Andrew Luck 6-4 240 2

    FB Stanley Havili 6-0 243 2

    RB Trent Richardson 5-9 225 2

    2013 Season HighlightsRecorded career highs in receptions (seven)and receiving touchdowns (three) at Hous-ton (11/3)...caught five passes for a career-high 140 yards and two touchdowns againstSeattle (10/6)...made six receptions for 124yards against Miami (9/15).Helped block for the Colts to rush for 100yards in each of the first five weeks of theseason, which tied for the team’s longeststreak to open a season since 1984.

    Has appeared in all eight games (six starts)this season...made his first career start inWeek 3 at San Francisco (9/22).

    Helped block for QB-Andrew Luck to tie acareer-high with four total touchdownsagainst Denver (10/20).

    Filled in for an injured Samson Satele inWeeks 3 and 4 and made his first two startsat center since joining the Colts.Helped block for the Colts to rush for 100yards in each of the first five weeks of theseason, which tied for the team’s longeststreak to open a season since 1984.

    Posted three receptions for 64 yards, includ-ing a career-long 44 yard catch at Houston(11/3)...caught five passes for 38 yards anda touchdown against Denver(10/20)...caught five passes for 77 yardsand a touchdown at Jacksonville (9/29).Caught four passes for 44 yards and his firsttouchdown of the season against Denver(10/20)...posted season highs with five re-ceptions for 59 yards at San Francisco(9/22).Threw three TD passes and led his 10th ca-reer game-winning drive in the fourth quar-ter/overtime after overcoming an 18-pointsecond-half deficit at Houston (11/3)...tied acareer-high with four total touchdowns(three passing, one rushing) against Denver(10/20)...became the fastest quarterbackdrafted No. 1 overall since the 1970 mergerto reach 15 wins (21 starts)...threw for hisseventh career 300-yard passing game vs.Miami (9/15).Helped block for the Colts to rush for 974yards through the first eight weeks of theseason, which is the most for the teamthrough as many weeks since the 2007campaign.

    Has rushed 83 times for 248 yards and twotouchdowns in six games (five starts) withthe Colts ...recorded a rushing touchdown ineach of his first two games with the Colts.

    Career HighlightsSelected by the Colts in the third round(92nd) overall of the 2012 NFL Draft...set aColts rookie record with five 100-yard re-ceiving games in 2012...finished with thesecond-most receiving yards (861) by arookie in franchise history.Has started all 36 games he’s played insince being selected by the Colts in the firstround (22nd overall) of the 2011 NFLDraft...part of an offensive line that helpedthe Colts average 104.4 rushing yards pergame in 2012, the most for the team in fiveseasons.Selected by the Colts in the third round (86thoverall) of the 2013 NFL Draft...Played in 42career games (35 starts) at Illinois...All-BigTen second-team choice in 2012.Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/21/12...in2012, started all 11 games he appeared inand helped Andrew Luck throw for the mostpassing yards by a rookie in NFL history.Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/19/12...in2012, started all 16 games for the first timein his career.Signed by the Colts as a UFA on3/13/13...was the Lions starting right tacklefor the past five seasons after being se-lected by the team in the first round (17thoverall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.In 2012, ranked second among NFL rookietight ends with 26 receptions for 281 yards.

    Signed by the Colts as a free agent on4/1/13...has posted four career 100-yard re-ceiving games...tallied a career-high fivetouchdown receptions in 2012.

    Has posted 10 career game-winning drivesin the fourth quarter or overtime, which is themost by a QB through his first two seasonssince 1970...recorded the most passingyards, attempts and 300-yard passinggames by a rookie in NFL history...led theColts to the most wins by a No. 1 overalldraft pick in his rookie season.

    Acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Ea-gles on 3/28/ 2012, played in 15games (two starts) and helped pave the wayfor five 100-yard rushing performances byrunning backs LeSean McCoy and BryceBrown.Acquired by the Colts in a trade with theCleveland Browns on 9/18/ a rookiein 2012, started all 15 games he played inand led the Browns with 950 rushing yardsand 11 touchdowns on 267 carries...alsocaught 51 passes for 367 yards and atouchdown.


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    Pos Player Ht Wt ExpDE Cory Redding 6-4 318 11

    NT Aubrayo Franklin 6-1 320 11

    DT Ricky Jean Francois 6-3 297 5

    SLB Erik Walden 6-2 250 6

    MIKE Pat Angerer 6-0 238 4

    WILL Jerrell Freeman 6-0 240 2

    RUSH Robert Mathis 6-2 246 11

    LCB Greg Toler 6-0 190 5

    SS Antoine Bethea 5-11 206 8

    FS LaRon Landry 6-0 226 7

    RCB Vontae Davis 5-11 204 5

    2013 SeasonNotched three solo tackles and a sack atSan Diego (10/14)...totaled four tackles(three solo) and a sack at Jacksonville(9/29)...contributed with four tackles (threesolo), half of a sack and one pass deflectionthat led to a Cassius Vaughn interception inthe fourth quarter at San Francisco (9/22).

    Totaled a season-high three tackles (twosolo) at Houston (11/3), at Jacksonville(9/29) and at San Francisco (9/22)...notchedhis first pass defensed of the season vs.Miami (9/15)...recorded two solo tackles vs.Oakland (9/8).

    Recorded three tackles and a half of a sackvs. Denver (10/20)...posted three solo tack-les, including one for a loss at San Diego(10/14).Totaled season-high six tackles (five solo)as well as two tackles for loss, his first sackof the season and a pass defensed at Hous-ton (11/3)..made three tackles (two solo),one pass defensed and one forced fumblevs. Denver (10/20).Tallied season-high 17 tackles, one tacklefor loss and one pass defensed at Houston(11/3)...posted nine tackles (four solo) andhis first interception of the season vs. Den-ver (10/20).Totaled 12 tackles (eight solo), a half of asack and a pass defensed vs. Denver(10/20)...recorded a season-high 14 tackles(11 solo), including one tackle for loss vs.Seattle (10/6).With 11.5 sacks, leads the league insacks...posted a sack in the first five gamesthis season, including a career-high-tying3.0 sacks at Jacksonville (9/29)...has postedthe most sacks through the first sevengames of a season in Colts history.

    Notched a season-high seven tackles (twosolo) to go along with two passes defensedvs. Seattle (10/6)...registered five tackles(four solo) and a team-leading two passesdefensed vs. Miami (9/15).Posted nine tackles (six solo) and a fumblerecovery vs. Denver (10/20)...totaled 10tackles (seven solo), including one tackle forloss vs. Seattle (10/6)...caught the game-saving interception with 31 seconds remain-ing in the game vs. Oakland (9/8).Posted 11 tackles (six solo) at Houston(11/3)...made nine tackles (five solo) vs.Denver (10/20)...tied for the team lead with11 tackles (seven solo) vs. Miami (9/15)...ledthe team with 15 tackles (11 solo) vs. Oak-land (9/8).Tallied five tackles (four solo) and twopasses defensed vs. Denver (10/20) a season-high seven tackles (five solo)at San Diego (10/14)...registered three solotackles, two passes defensed and his firstinterception of the season at Jacksonville(9/29).

    Career HighlightsNamed the Colts Man of the Year in 2012 forhis leadership on and off the field...signedby the Colts as a UFA on 3/14/ 153games (123 starts), has notched 475 tackles(319 solo), 30.0 sacks, 17 passes defensed,10 fumble recoveries, four forced fumblesand one interception.

    Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/20/13...in11 NFL seasons, has recorded 449 tackles(243 solo), 4.0 sacks, three forced fumbles,one fumble recovery and one interception.

    Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/14/13...in57 career games (11 starts), has posted 120tackles (65 solo), 3.5 sacks and a forcedfumble.Signed by the Colts as a UFA on3/13/13...became full-time starter for firsttime in 2011 and set or tied his career highsin every major statistical category.

    Led the Colts and ranked fourth in the NFLin tackles with 146 in 2011...Named to the2011 USA Today All-Joe Team.

    Set a franchise record with 203 tackles in2012...Became the first undrafted NFLplayer to return an interception for a touch-down in his NFL debut since 1987.

    Named to five consecutive Pro Bowls (2008-2012)...Ranks second in franchise historywith 103.0 sacks...became the 30th playerin NFL history with 100.0 career sacks whenhe recorded 2.0 vs. Seattle (10/6/13)...since2003, leads the league in forced fumbleswith 42.Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/13/13...In45 career games (22 starts), has totaled 124tackles (110 solo), 26 passes defensed andsix interceptions.

    Has started 88 consecutive games, which isthe longest active streak by an NFLsafety...two-time Pro Bowl selection (2007,2009)...has topped 100 tackles in each oflast five seasons.

    Signed by the Colts as a UFA on 3/13/13...2012 Pro Bowl selection...recorded careerhighs in tackles (113) and forced fumbles(four), while tying his personal best for inter-ceptions (two) in 2012 with the New YorkJets.In 2012, totaled 53 tackles (40 solo), sevenpasses defensed and three interceptions...named AFC Defensive Player of the Weekafter intercepting two passes vs. Houston(12/30/12) 2009, became the first rookieto lead the Dolphins in interceptions since1989.


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    Years in NFL: 15th YearColts General Manager: 2nd YearIn his first season as the general manager of theIndianapolis Colts, Ryan Grigson served as the ar-chitect of a team that generated one of the biggestturnarounds in franchise and NFL history. Havingturned over nearly 70 percent of the roster from the2011 campaign, Grigson constructed an 11-5 team

    that reached the AFC Playoffs. The nine-win turnaround from theprevious season is tied for the third-largest in league history. Withthe success came many accolades for Grigson, including Executiveof the Year honors from PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News. Hewas also honored with the Drew Brees Mental Toughness Awardby the National Football Foundation in June of 2013.Inheriting a team that had gone 2-14 in 2011, Grigson’s first acqui-sition was the hiring of Head Coach Chuck Pagano. After workingin conjunction with Pagano to assemble a 19-member coachingstaff, Grigson completed more than 250 transactions in his first sea-son to fortify the roster. With limited resources available in the 2012offseason, he used his industrious nature to bolster a young teamby retaining key veteran leadership such as Reggie Wayne, RobertMathis and Cory Redding. Grigson also demonstrated his innova-tion by acquiring talent from other leagues, such as the AFL, IFL,UFL and CFL. A total of eight players (six through free agency andtwo through trades) became starters for the Colts last year.Grigson’s first draft class was headlined by Andrew Luck, who setNFL rookie marks in passing yards (4,374), attempts (627), 300-yard games (six) and single-game yards (433). Luck directed 11wins as a starter, two shy of the NFL rookie record, and his sevencomeback wins tied the most by any quarterback since 1970. In ad-dition to reaching the playoffs, Luck, along with Mathis and Wayne,earned Pro Bowl nods.Coby Fleener, Dwayne Allen, T.Y. Hilton, Vick Ballard (the club’sleading rusher) and LaVon Brazill combined to help the draft classproduce 3,108 scrimmage yards, the highest total by any NFLrookie class since 1970. Prior to 2012, the last team to have rookieslead a squad in rushing and passing was the 1943 New York Giants.Indianapolis rookies combined to start in 56 games, which rankedsecond to the Cleveland Browns (87).The team’s astonishing success in 2012 came despite numerousobstacles. Indianapolis transitioned to new offensive and defensiveschemes and placed 13 players on Injured Reserve. However, themost challenging hurdle for the Colts was the loss of Pagano for 12weeks during the regular season as he battled leukemia.The Colts responded by rallying around their ailing head coach towin nine of their last 11 games to finish second in the AFC Southand earn the AFC’s fifth playoff seed. By season’s end, only 16 play-ers remained from 2011. The Colts were also playing with nine rook-ies and 33 players with three-or-fewer years of NFL experience.Indianapolis became the second team in NFL history to win 10-or-more games after losing 14-or-more the previous season and to-taled a 9-1 record in games decided by one possession or lessduring 2012’s historic campaign. The Colts were just the third NFLteam to make the playoffs one year after going 2-14 or worse andbecame the fourth team to win at least 10 games after a season oftwo-or-fewer victories. Of 37 NFL teams in history to have lost 14-or-more games in a season, the Colts were just the sixth to bounceback with a winning record.Following the 2012 season, Grigson had an aggressive and suc-cinct approach to signing veteran talent through free agency. Hiswork yielded successful and productive players such as: RB-AhmadBradshaw, T-Gosder Cherilus, DT-Aubrayo Franklin, QB-Matt Has-selbeck, WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey, DT-Ricky Jean Francois, S-LaRon Landry, LB-Lawrence Sidbury, G-Donald Thomas, CB-GregToler and LB-Erik Walden. Prior to the start of the 2013 season, thefree agent class represented a combined 863 regular seasongames played (534 starts), four Pro Bowl selections, seven confer-ence championship game appearances and four Super Bowl ap-pearances.

    GENERAL MANAGER RYAN GRIGSON Grigson also executed two trades during the 2013 offseason. Thefirst came with the Philadelphia Eagles as the Colts acquired full-back Stanley Havili in exchange for defensive end Clifton Geathers.Indianapolis then made a trade with Buffalo, which sent linebackerJerry Hughes to the Bills in exchange for linebacker Kelvin Shep-pard. Sheppard, a third-round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft,started his first two seasons for Buffalo.In the 2013 NFL Draft, Grigson used seven selections to addressneeds on the offensive and defensive lines as well as providingdepth at skill positions. With the team’s first-round pick, the Coltsadded Florida State outside linebacker Bjoern Werner, a unanimousAll-America selection and ACC Defensive Player of the Year afterleading the conference with 13.0 sacks in 2012. The selections ofguard Hugh Thornton (third-round) and center/guard KhaledHolmes (fourth-round) will make an immediate impact on the offen-sive line. The Colts traded up to acquire defensive tackle MontoriHughes (fifth-round). Hughes, along with safety John Boyett (sixth-round), running back Kerwynn Williams (seventh-round) and tightend Justice Cunningham (seventh-round), will provide significantdepth at their position groups.

    MAKING TRADESRyan Grigson has completed 16 trades since being hired as Gen-eral Manager in January of 2012. Current Colts players on the 53-man activer roster acquired through trade have gone on to appearin 96 combined games for the team, making 43 starts. A few notableplayers acquired through trade include:Cornerback Vontae Davis - In 2012, totaled 53 tackles (40 solo),seven passes defensed and three interceptions. Named AFC De-fensive Player of the Week after intercepting two passes vs. Hous-ton (12/30/12).Fullback Stanley Havili - Appeared in seven games (five starts) in2013 and helped block for the Colts to record four straight 100-plusrushing yard games to open the season for the first time since 1988.Wide Receiver T.Y. Hilton - Colts traded up in the 2012 NFL Draftto acquire Hilton. Posted five 100-yard receiving performances in2012, a Colts rookie record.Running Back Trent Richardson - Third overall pick in the 2012NFL Draft. Scored a rushing touchdown in each of his first twogames as a member of the Colts.Inside Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard - Has appeared in eightgames (three starts) in 2013 and has totaled 20 tackles (11 solo),1.0 sack and one pass defensed.

    NEVER-ENDING SEARCHRyan Grigson not only finds players through college and NFL scout-ing, but also searches for talent in several other leagues across theworld. Since 2012, Grigson has signed 12 players from the Cana-dian Football League, Areana Football League, Indoor FootballLeague and United Football League. Grigson has also reached out-side of football into Super 15 Rugby, the highest level of pro rugbyin the world.Inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman (CFL) and long snapper MattOverton (IFL, UFL) continue to make significant contributions on theactive roster, while Daniel Adongo (Super 15 Rugby) resides on thepractice squad.In 2012, Freeman set a franchise record and ranked fifth in the NFLwith 203 tackles for the season. He also became the first undraftedColts player to return an interception for a touchdown in his debut.In 2013, Freeman already has 3.5 sacks for the season and becameonly the fourth undrafted Colts player to record 2.0-or-more sacksin a game when he did so against Miami (9/15).Overton has appeared in all 24 games since 2012, handling snap-ping duties for punter Pat McAfee and kicker Adam Vinatieri. In2012, he snapped for McAfee to set franchise records in puntingaverage (48.2), net punting average (40.3), punts inside the 20 (26)and 50.0-yard gross average games (five).

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    #98Outside Linebacker Robert Mathis6-2 - 246 Pounds - Alabama A&M

    11th NFL Season• Named to five consecutive Pro Bowls (2008-2012).• Ranks second in franchise history with 101.0 sacks

    behind Dwight Freeney (107.5).• Has recorded four career 10.0-plus sack seasons, includ-

    ing a team-leading 11.0 in 2010.• Has compiled 24 multiple-sack games and three career

    3.0-plus sack contests.

    MATHIS’ CAREER BEST GAMESSacks Forced Fumbles3.0, three times 3 vs. Houston (11/14/04)Last at Jacksonville (9/29/13) 2, two times

    Last vs. Seattle (10/4/09)

    Fumble Recoveries Passes Defensed1, 14 times 2 at New England (11/5/06)Last at Jacksonville (1/1/12)

    In 11 NFL seasons, Robert Mathis has totaled five double-digit sackseasons. Since 1982, the Colts have recorded 18 individual dou-ble-digit sack campaigns.

    COLTS 10.0-PLUS SACK SEASONS (SINCE 1982)Player Sack Total YearDwight Freeney, DE 16.0 2004Dwight Freeney, DE 13.5 2009Dwight Freeney, DE 13.0 2002Chad Bratzke, DE 12.0 1999Robert Mathis, OLB 11.5 2013Robert Mathis, DE 11.5 2008Robert Mathis, DE 11.5 2005Johnie Cooks, LB 11.5 1984Dwight Freeney, DE 11.0 2005Dwight Freeney, DE 11.0 2003Vernon Maxwell, LB 11.0 1983Robert Mathis, DE 11.0 2010Robert Mathis, DE 10.5 2004Tony Bennett, LB 10.5 1995Dan Footman, DE 10.5 1997Dwight Freeney, DE 10.5 2008Jon Hand, DE 10.0 1989Dwight Freeney, DE 10.0 2010

    Robert Mathis has totaled 103.0 career sacks in his 11-year careerwith the Colts, which ranks second in club history behind DwightFreeney’s 107.5. In 2005, he registered a sack in 11-of-13 gamesand set an NFL record with sacks in eight consecutive contests tostart a season. Mathis has 25 multiple-sack games in his careerand three 3.0-plus sack games. He had a streak of four consecutivemultiple-sack games this season from Weeks 2-5. Dating back tohis rookie season in 2003, Robert Mathis leads the Colts defensein forced fumbles with 42, which ranks first in the NFL during thattime span.

    Robert Mathis recorded a sack in eight consecutive games endingwith the Colts’ 2012 Week 9 contest against Miami, tying his per-sonal best for his career. The streak dates back to the final threegames of the 2011 season through the first five games he playedin 2012. His previous eight-game sack streak came in the first eightgames of the 2005 season. Dwight Freeney also had a nine-gamesack streak from December 18, 2008 through November 8, 2009.

    Robert Mathis became the 30th player in NFL history to reach the100.0-sack mark after posting 2.0 sacks vs. Seattle (10/6/13). The11-year veteran ranks second in franchise history in sacks, sixthamong active NFL players and 27th in league history. Below is a breakdown of Mathis’ quarterback takedowns:• Has totaled quarterback takedowns in 79-of-154 career games and 50-of-90 starts.• Owns 25 career multiple-sack games and three games with 3.0-or-more sacks.• Has sacks against all 31 other NFL teams.

    NFL Career Sack Leaders (Active Players)125.0 John Abraham121.5 Jared Allen115.0 DeMarcus Ware113.5 Julius Peppers108.0 Dwight Freeney103.0 Robert Mathis

    Robert Mathis’ Sacks By Opponent15.5 Houston12.5 Jacksonville6.0 Tennessee5.0 New England4.5 Cincinnati, Oakland, San Francisco,

    Seattle4.0 Baltimore, Chicago, Miami3.0 Buffalo, Cleveland, Denver,

    Philadelphia, San Diego2.5 N.Y. Jets2.0 N.Y. Giants1.5 Kansas City, Pittsburgh, St. Louis,

    Washington1.0 Arizona, Atlanta, Carolina, Dallas,

    Green Bay, Minnesota, New Orleans, Tampa Bay

    0.5 Detroit





    Listed below is how Robert Mathis ranks in sacks all-time and sincehe joined the league in 2003.

    ALL-TIME SACK LEADERSRank Player Years Sacks23 Trace Armstrong 1989-2003 106.024t Kevin Carter 1995-2008 104.524t Neil Smith 1988-2000 104.526 Robert Mathis 2003-2013 103.027 Jim Jeffcoat 1983-1997 102.5

    SACK LEADERS SINCE 2003Rank Player Years Sacks1 Jared Allen 2004-2013 121.52 DeMarcus Ware 2005-2013 115.03 Robert Mathis 2003-2013 103.04 Julius Peppers 2003-2013 101.55 John Abraham 2003-2013 97.5




    2013 SEASONWeek 7 - AFC Offensive Player of the Week• Completed 21-of-38 passes for 228 yards and three touchdownsfor a 99.5 passer rating. Also rushed for one touchdown. Four totaltouchdowns matched his single-game career-high.2012 SEASON2012 Pro BowlWeek 9 - AFC Offensive Player of the Week and FedEx Air NFLPlayer of the Week• Completed 30-of-48 passes for an NFL single-game rookie record433 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-20 victory over Miami.Week 8 - PEPSI MAX NFL Rookie of the Week• Completed 26-of-38 passes for 297 yards and a touchdown in a19-13 overtime win over Tennessee. Became the third rookie in NFLhistory to throw a game-winning touchdown pass in overtime.Week 5 - PEPSI MAX NFL Rookie of the Week• Completed 31-of-55 passes for 362 yards and two touchdowns ina 30-27 victory over Green Bay. Became the fourth NFL rookiequarterback since 1960 to overcome an 18-plus point deficit to wina game.Week 3 - PEPSI MAX NFL Rookie of the Week• Completed 22-of-46 passes for 313 yards and two touchdowns ina 22-17 loss to Jacksonville.


    #12Quarterback Andrew Luck6-4 - 240 Pounds - Stanford

    2nd NFL Season• For his career, has completed 493-of-891 passes for6,219 yards, 36 touchdowns and 21 interceptions for a rat-ing of 80.9. Also has eight rushing touchdowns.• Named to the 2012 Pro Bowl.• Broke the NFL rookie record for passing attempts (627),yards (4,374) and 300-yard passing games (6) in a season.

    In Week 9 vs. Miami last year, Andrew Luck broke the NFL singlegame rookie record by passing for 433 yards, while completing30-of-48 passes for two touchdowns. For his performance, Luck’sjersey was sent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio(pictured right). Listed below are the top five rookie single-gameperformances in NFL history:Player Team Date Passing YardsAndrew Luck Colts 11/4/12 433Cam Newton Panthers 9/18/11 432Ryan Tannehill Dolphins 9/30/12 431Cam Newton Panthers 9/11/11 422Matthew Stafford Lions 11/22/09 422Luck’s output also ranks tied for third for the most passing yards ina single game in Colts history:Player Date Opponent Passing YardsPeyton Manning 10/31/04 Chiefs 472Peyton Manning 9/25/00 Jaguars 440Andrew Luck 11/4/12 Dolphins 433Peyton Manning 9/12/10 Texans 433Peyton Manning 12/5/04 Titans 425

    Attempts Completions*627, Andrew Luck, 2012 339, Andrew Luck, 2012575, Peyton Manning, 1998 326, Peyton Manning, 1998417, Jack Trudeau, 1986 204, Jack Trudeau, 1986334, Jeff George, 1990 181, Jeff George, 1990237, George Shaw, 1955 129, Chris Chandler, 1988Passer Rating Passing Yards76.5, Andrew Luck, 2012 *4,374, Andrew Luck, 201274.0, John Unitas, 1956 3,739, Peyton Manning, 199873.8, Jeff George, 1990 2,225, Jack Trudeau, 198671.2, Peyton Manning, 1998 2,152, Jeff George, 199067.2, Chris Chandler, 1988 1,619, Chris Chandler, 1988Passing Touchdowns 300-Yard Passing Games26, Peyton Manning, 1998 *6, Andrew Luck, 201223, Andrew Luck, 2012 4, Peyton Manning, 199816, Jeff George, 1990 2, Jack Trudeau, 198610, George Shaw, 1955 1, John Unitas, 19569, John Unitas, 1956Average Per Attempt Lowest Interception Pct.7.57, John Unitas, 1956 2.87, Andrew Luck, 20126.98, Andrew Luck, 2012 3.17, Mike Pagel, 19826.95, Chris Chandler, 1988 3.89, Jeff George, 19906.69, George Shaw, 1955 4.32, Jack Trudeau, 19866.50, Peyton Manning, 1998 4.87, Peyton Manning, 1998*NFL rookie single season record

    Andrew Luck led the Colts on seven game-winning drives in thefourth quarter or overtime in 2012, which is the most by a rookieand tied for the most by any NFL quarterback since the 1970merger. Vince Young (2006 Titans) and Ben Roethlisberger (2004Steelers) orchestrated five game-winning drives in their respectiverookie seasons.MOST 4TH QTR/OT GAME-WINNING DRIVES BY ROOKIE QB

    SINCE 19704th Qtr/OT

    Player Team Year GW DrivesAndrew Luck Indianapolis 2012 7Vince Young Tennessee 2006 5Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 2004 5Andy Dalton Cincinnati 2011 4Matt Ryan Atlanta 2008 4

    Andrew Luck threw for 300 yards on six different occassions in2012, giving him the most 300-yard passing games by a rookie inNFL history.Player Team Year 300-Yd GamesAndrew Luck Colts 2012 6Peyton Manning Colts 1998 4Cam Newton Panthers 2011 3


    300-YARD GAMES



    In the season-opener against the Oakland Raiders, Andrew Luckcompleted 18-of-23 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns fora passer rating of 127.9. He also rushed for the game-winningtouchdown in the fourth quarter.Luck set career highs in completion percentage (78.3) and passerrating while not throwing an interception for the fourth straight gamedating back to last season. With his performance, Luck becamethe first quarterback since Ben Roethlisberger in 2008 to com-plete at least 78 percent of his passes and throw multipletouchdowns with no interceptions in the season opener.Luck also led his eighth career game-winning drive in thefourth quarter or overtime, which is the most through the first17 games of any NFL quarterback that began his career sincethe 1970 merger.


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    In Andrew Luck’s two seasons (2012-13), he leads all AFC quar-terbacks and ranks third among NFL quarterbacks with eightrushing touchdowns.In Week 7 vs. Cleveland and Week 10 at Jacksonville last season,Andrew Luck rushed for two touchdowns, which tied the franchiserecord for the most in a single game by a quarterback. Ricky Turnerwas the last Colts quarterback to rush for two touchdowns in 1988. Player Date Opponent Rushing TDAndrew Luck 11/8/12 Jacksonville 2Andrew Luck 10/21/12 Cleveland 2Ricky Turner 12/4/88 Miami 2Bert Jones 10/20/74 N.Y. Jets 2With the two touchdowns against the Jaguars, Luck totaled fiverushing touchdowns for the season, which is the most rushingtouchdowns in a season by a Colts quarterback in franchise history.Player Year Games Rushing TDAndrew Luck 2012 16 5Bert Jones 1974 11 4Peyton Manning 2006 16 4Peyton Manning 2001 16 4

    Inside the final two minutes of a half, Andrew Luck threw forthe most passing yards of any quarterback in the league lastseason. Luck has also rushed for 45 yards in the final two minutesof a half, which ranks fifth among NFL quarterbacks.Player Team Comp-Att Yards TD INTAndrew Luck Colts 60-118 884 5 4Matthew Stafford Lions 70-133 838 7 3Carson Palmer Raiders 59-97 734 7 2Eli Manning Giants 48-80 703 5 1Tony Romo Cowboys 62-108 689 4 3In Week 13 at Detroit, Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass toDonnie Avery on the final play to give the Colts a 35-33 victory overthe Lions. Luck, who threw a game-winner to Reggie Wayne with35 seconds remaining against the Packers in Week 5, is the firstNFL rookie to throw two game-winning touchdown passes in-side the two-minute warning of the fourth quarter.Luck is also the fourth rookie since 1970 to throw a game-win-ning touchdown pass with no time left in the game. The otherthree quarterbacks to do that are Tim Couch (1999 Browns),Matthew Stafford (2009 Lions) and Russell Wilson (2012 SeattleSeahawks).LUCK’S CAREER BEST GAMES

    Completions Passing Yards31 vs. Green Bay (10/7/12) 433 vs. Miami (11/4/12)30 vs. Miami (11/4/12) 391 at Detroit (12/2/12)27 at New England (11/18/12) 362 vs. Green Bay (10/7/12)Passing Touchdowns Completion Percentage4 at Detroit (12/2/12) 78.3 vs. Oakland (9/8/13)3 vs. Denver (10/20/13) 69.2 at Jacksonville (11/8/12)2, 10 times, 68.4 at Tennessee (10/28/12)Last vs. Seattle (10/6/13)Passer Rating Rushing Touchdowns127.9 vs. Oakland (9/8/13) 2 at Jacksonville (11/8/12)107.5 vs. Minnesota (9/16/12) 2 vs. Cleveland (10/21/12)105.6 vs. Miami (11/4/12) 1, four times,

    Last vs. Denver (10/20/13)

    Andrew Luck led the Colts on seven game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime in 2012, which tied for the most in a singleseason by any NFL quarterback since 1970. Below is a detailed look at Luck’s 10 career game-winning drives (2012-13):Date-Opponent Down/Tied Time Rem. Start Drive/TOP Scoring Play Time Rem. Final Luck Drive Stats9/16/12 vs. MIN 20-20 0:31 IND 20 4-45/0:23 A. Vinatieri 53 yd. FG 0:08 23-20 Pass: 2-3-4010/7/12 vs. GB 27-22 4:30 IND 20 13-80/3:55 4 yd. pass to R. Wayne 0:35 30-27 Pass: 8-11-80, TD

    Rush: 1-721-19 11:27 IND 15 8-75/3:23 A. Vinatieri 28 yd. FG 8:04 Pass: 2-4-52

    10/28/12 at TEN 13-13 15:00 IND 20 9-80/4:49 16 yd. pass to V. Ballard 10:11 19-13 OT Pass: 2-2-36, TD13-6 10:26 IND 20 14-80/7:02 D. Carter 1 yd. run 3:24 Pass: 6-8-62

    Rush: 1-711/4/12 vs. MIA 20-20 13:12 IND 6 13-69/7:14 A. Vinatieri 43 yd. FG 5:58 23-20 Pass: 6-8-5412/2/12 at DET 33-28 1:07 IND 25 11-75/1:07 14 yd. pass to D. Avery 0:00 35-33 Pass: 3-9-50, TD

    Rush: 2-2533-21 4:02 IND 15 8-85/1:23 42 yd. pass to L. Brazill 2:39 Pass: 4-7-62, TD

    Rush: 1-812/9/12 vs. TEN 23-21 10:28 IND 20 10-45/4:05 A. Vinatieri 53 yd. FG 6:23 27-23 Pass: 3-6-2912/23/12 at KC 13-13 10:13 IND 27 13-73/6:05 7 yd. pass to R. Wayne 4:08 20-13 Pass: 6-7-49, TD9/8/13 vs. OAK 17-14 11:09 IND 20 11-80/5:49 A. Luck 19 yd. run 5:20 21-17 Pass: 5-7-28

    Rush: 1-19, TD10/6/13 vs. SEA 28-23 0:35-3Q IND 14 14-70/6:40 D. Brown 3 yd. run 8:55 34-28 Pass: 5-7-49

    Rush: 1-511/3/13 at HOU 24-19 6:09 IND 48 5-52/2:09 9 yd. pass to T. Hilton 4:00 27-24 Pass: 4-6-52

    24-12 10:32 IND 33 2-67/0:46 58 yd. pass to T. Hilton 9:46 Pass: 2-2-67Bold indicates game-winning driveItalics indicates comeback drive



    Andrew Luck threw for the the most passing yards by a rookiein NFL history. He surpassed Cam Newton’s previous record of4,051 passing yards in his rookie season in 2011.Year Player Comp-Att Yards TD INT2012 Andrew Luck 339-627 4,374 23 182011 Cam Newton 310-517 4,051 21 171998 Peyton Manning 326-575 3,739 26 282010 Sam Bradford 354-590 3,512 18 152008 Matt Ryan 265-434 3,440 16 11




    Below is a look at the 24 victories in which Adam Vinatieri haskicked game-winning field goals in the final minute of the fourthquarter or overtime.Opponent Date Yards Time Scorevs. Jacksonville 9/22/96 40 12:24 28-25 OTvs. NY Jets 9/14/97 34 06:57 27-24 OTat New Orleans 10/4/98 27 00:03 30-27vs. San Francisco 12/20/98 35 00:03 24-21at NY Jets 9/12/99 23 00:03 30-28vs. Indianapolis 9/19/99 26 00:35 31-28vs. Cincinnati 11/19/00 22 00:03 16-13at Buffalo 12/17/00 24 00:19 13-10 OTvs. San Diego 10/14/01 44 10:55 29-26 OTat Buffalo 12/16/01 23 09:15 12- 9 OTvs. Oakland 1/19/02 23 06:31 16-13 OTvs. St. Louis 2/ 3/02 48 00:00 20-17+vs. Kansas City 9/22/02 35 10:20 41-38 OTvs. Miami 12/29/02 35 12:57 27-24 OTat Houston 11/23/03 28 00:40 23-20 OTvs. Carolina 2/1/04 41 00:04 32-29#at Pittsburgh 9/25/05 43 00:01 23-20vs. Atlanta 10/ 9/05 29 00:17 31-28at Denver 10/29/06 37 00:02 34-31vs. Kansas City 11/18/07 24 00:03 13-10at Minnesota 9/14/08 47 00:03 18-15at San Diego 11/23/08 51 00:00 23-20 vs. Tennessee 1/ 2/11 43 00:00 23-20vs. Minnesota 9/16/12 53 00:08 23-20*All FGs 1996-2005 came while with New England+Super Bowl XXXVI #Super Bowl XXXVIII

    #4Now in his 18th NFL season, Adam Vinatieri holds an 82.7 careerfield goal percentage having converted 430-of-520 kicks. His totalcurrently ranks 14th all-time in the NFL in the category.


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