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1 REGULAR SEASON WEEK 1 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-0) VS. BUFFALO BILLS (0-0) 1 P.M. EDT | SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2015 | RALPH WILSON STADIUM The Indianapolis Colts will play the Buffalo Bills in its opening contest of the 2015 regular sea- son. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, N.Y. The matchup will mark the 68th all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Bills holding a 35-31-1 advantage. It will mark the first time the two teams have squared off in the regular season since 2012. The Colts concluded the preseason with a 1-3 record. Quarterback Andrew Luck completed 22-of-36 passes for 275 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a 94.1 passer rating. Rookie running back Josh Robinson led the team with 28 carries for 109 yards (3.9 avg.) and one touchdown. Undrafted rookie free agent Tyler Varga contributed 18 rushes for 69 yards and one touchdown. With Varga making the Colts roster, the team extends their NFL-leading streak to 17 consec- utive years with an undrafted free agent on its Week 1 roster. Defensively, the Colts were stout on third and fourth down situations. Indianapolis held all four opponents to a combined 14-for-54 (25.9 per- cent) on third down and 1-for-5 (20 percent) on fourth down. Outside linebacker Erik Walden provided a consistent pass rush and registered 2.5 sacks in preseason play. Following Sunday’s 2015 regular season opener, the Colts will head back to Indianapolis to host the New York Jets on Monday Night Foot- ball on Sept. 21. Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp. Indianapolis 11 5 0 .688 458 369 Houston 9 7 0 .563 372 307 Jacksonville 3 13 0 .188 249 412 Tennessee 2 14 0 .125 254 438 PRESEASON (1-3) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN L, 36-10 Sat. Aug. 22 CHICAGO WXIN L, 23-11 Sat. Aug. 29 at St. Louis WXIN W, 24-14 Thurs. Sept. 3 CINCINNATI WXIN L, 9-6 REGULAR SEASON (0-0) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. 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 WEEK Sun. 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 COLTS WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center P.O. Box 535000 Indianapolis, IN 46253 www.colts.com COLTS TRAVEL TO BUFFALO FOR 2015 REGULAR SEASON OPENER 2014 FINAL AFC SOUTH STANDINGS INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 SCHEDULE Tuesday, September 8 No Availability Wednesday, September 9 11:40 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) 1:30 p.m. – Coach Pagano Available 1:45 p.m. – Player Availability 2:15 p.m. – Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan Conference Call 2:25 p.m. – Buffalo Bills Player Conference Call Thursday, September 10 11:40 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) 1:30 p.m. – Coordinators Available 1:45 p.m. – Player Availability Friday, September 11 11:05 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) After Practice – Coach Pagano Available After Practice – Player Availability Saturday, September 12 No Availability Sunday, September 13 Colts at Bills – 1:00 p.m. EST MEDIA SCHEDULE: SEPT. 8-13 TV coverage: CBS Play-by-Play: Spero Dedes Color Analyst: Solomon Wilcots Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi Sideline: Matt Taylor BROADCAST INFORMATION

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    REGULAR SEASON WEEK 1INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-0) VS. BUFFALO BILLS (0-0)

    1 P.M. EDT | SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2015 | RALPH WILSON STADIUM

    The Indianapolis Colts will play the Buffalo Billsin its opening contest of the 2015 regular sea-son. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Ralph WilsonStadium in Buffalo, N.Y.

    The matchup will mark the 68th all-time meetingbetween the teams in the regular season, withthe Bills holding a 35-31-1 advantage. It will markthe first time the two teams have squared off inthe regular season since 2012.

    The Colts concluded the preseason with a 1-3record. Quarterback Andrew Luck completed22-of-36 passes for 275 yards, one touchdown,

    no interceptions and a 94.1 passer rating. Rookie running back JoshRobinson led the team with 28 carries for 109 yards (3.9 avg.) andone touchdown. Undrafted rookie free agent Tyler Varga contributed18 rushes for 69 yards and one touchdown. With Varga making theColts roster, the team extends their NFL-leading streak to 17 consec-utive years with an undrafted free agent on its Week 1 roster.

    Defensively, the Colts were stout on third and fourth down situations.Indianapolis held all four opponents to a combined 14-for-54 (25.9 per-cent) on third down and 1-for-5 (20 percent) on fourth down. Outsidelinebacker Erik Walden provided a consistent pass rush and registered2.5 sacks in preseason play.

    Following Sundays 2015 regular season opener, the Colts will headback to Indianapolis to host the New York Jets on Monday Night Foot-ball on Sept. 21.

    Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck

    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 (1-3)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN L, 36-10Sat. Aug. 22 CHICAGO WXIN L, 23-11Sat. Aug. 29 at St. Louis WXIN W, 24-14Thurs. Sept. 3 CINCINNATI WXIN L, 9-6

    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 BYEWEEKSun. Nov. 22 at Atlanta CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Nov. 29 TAMPA BAY FOX 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh NBC 8:30 p.m.Sun. Dec. 13 at Jacksonville CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 20 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 27 at Miami CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Jan. 3 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m.

    *All times are Eastern; Home games in BOLD CAPS

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN 46253www.colts.com

    COLTS TRAVEL TO BUFFALO FOR 2015REGULAR SEASON OPENER

    2014 FINAL AFC SOUTH STANDINGS

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 SCHEDULE

    Tuesday, September 8No Availability

    Wednesday, September 911:40 a.m. Practice (Limited Availability)1:30 p.m. Coach Pagano Available1:45 p.m. Player Availability2:15 p.m. Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan Conference Call2:25 p.m. Buffalo Bills Player Conference Call

    Thursday, September 1011:40 a.m. Practice (Limited Availability)1:30 p.m. Coordinators Available1:45 p.m. Player Availability

    Friday, September 1111:05 a.m. Practice (Limited Availability)After Practice Coach Pagano AvailableAfter Practice Player Availability

    Saturday, September 12No Availability

    Sunday, September 13Colts at Bills 1:00 p.m. EST

    MEDIA SCHEDULE: SEPT. 8-13

    TV coverage: CBS

    Play-by-Play: Spero Dedes

    Color Analyst: Solomon Wilcots

    Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK

    Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey

    Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi

    Sideline: Matt Taylor

    BROADCAST INFORMATION

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    CONNECTIONS

    INDIANA/NEW YORK CONNECTIONS:

    Bills Assistant Offensive Line Coach Kurt Anderson worked

    with the tight ends and offensive tackles as an assistant coach at

    Indiana State in 2005.

    A trio of Colts coaches grew up in the state of New York: Defen-

    sive Assistant Tim Berbenich (Huntington, N.Y.), Offensive Line

    Coach Joe Gilbert (Horseheads, N.Y.) and Offensive Quality

    Control Coach Frank Giufre (Canastota, N.Y.).

    Buffalo TE-MarQueis Gray is an Indianapolis native and at-

    tended Ben Davis High School.

    Bills WR-Marcus Thigpen attended Indiana University (2004-

    08) where he was a four-year letterwinner at wide receiver and

    running back. He finished his collegiate career ranked second in

    program history for career kick return yards (2,009) and third for

    career all-purpose yards (4,658).

    FORMER COLTS/BILLS

    Colts Wide Receivers Coach Jim Hostler spent the 2014 sea-

    son in Buffalo as senior offensive assistant.

    Bills LB-Jerry Hughes was selected by the Colts in the first

    round (31st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft and played three sea-

    sons for Indianapolis.

    Buffalo FB-Jerome Felton spent part of the 2011 season as a

    member of the Colts.

    COLLEGE CONNECTIONS

    Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano was a graduate assistant at

    USC when Bills Defensive Backs Coach Tim McDonald was a

    defensive back for the Trojans.

    Colts TE-Dwayne Allen played at Clemson with Bills LB-Tony

    Steward and WR-Sammy Watkins.

    Allen was teammates with Bills Special Teams Quality Control

    Coach Michael Hamlin at Clemson in 2008. Allen was redshirt-

    ing as a freshman while Hamlin was a senior defensive back for

    the Tigers.

    Colts OLB-Bjoern Werner was teammates at Florida State with

    Bills QB-EJ Manuel, LB-Nigel Bradham, CB-Ronald Darby, TE-

    Nick OLeary and RB-Karlos Williams.

    Colts WR-Phillip Dorsett (2011-14) played at Miami with Bills T-

    Seantrel Henderson (2010-13).

    Indianapolis S-Colt Anderson and Buffalo K-Dan Carpenter

    spent three seasons together at Montana from 2005-07.

    Colts ILB-Nate Irving (2006-10) played with Bill DE-Mario

    Williams (2003-06) at North Carolina State.

    Indianapolis QB-Andrew Luck (2008-11), TE-Coby Fleener

    (2007-11), WR-Griff Whalen (2008-11) DT-David Parry (2010-

    14) and DE-Henry Anderson (2010-14) played collegiately at

    Stanford with Buffalo LB-AJ Tarpley (2010-14). Colts Offensive

    Coordinator Pep Hamilton (2010-12) and Bills Offensive Coordi-

    nator Greg Roman (2009-10) served on the Stanford coaching

    staff while the six players were on the team.

    Colts C/G-Khaled Holmes played at USC with Bills WR-Robert

    Woods and DB-Nickell Robey.

    Colts Safeties Coach Roy Anderson spent the 2003 season as

    a student assistant at Florida State when Bills LS-Garrison San-

    born was on the team.

    Anderson spent the 2004 season with LSU as a graduate as-

    sistant while Bills DT-Kyle Williams (2002-05) was on the squad.

    Colts Quarterbacks Coach Clyde Christiansen was a graduate

    assistant at Mississippi in 1979 while Bills Quarterbacks Coach

    David Lee (1978-1982) served as the Rebels quarterbacks

    coach.

    NFL CONNECTIONS

    Indianapolis Head Coach Chuck Pagano was on Buffalo Head

    Coach Rex Ryans defensive staff in Baltimore for one season

    (2008).

    Colts Linebackers coach Jeff FitzGerald spent four seasons in

    Baltimore with Ryan from 2004-07.

    Indianapolis Safeties Coach Roy Anderson (2005-11) and Wide

    Receivers Coach Jim Hostler 08-13) also worked with Ryan dur-

    ing his time with the Ravens.

    FitzGerald and Anderson also spent time with Bills Offensive

    Coordinator Greg Roman (2006-07) and Defensive Coordinator

    Dennis Thurman (2002-07) during their stints in Baltimore.

    Bills QB-Tyrod Taylor was in Baltimore for four seasons from

    2011-14, crossing paths with Pagano, Hostler and Anderson.

    Taylor and Buffalo S-Corey Graham (2012-13) were part of

    Baltimores Super Bowl XLVII winning team with Hostler.

    Graham (2007-11) spent time in Chicago with Indianapolis G-

    Lance Louis (2009-12) and Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton

    (2007-09).

    Several Colts and Bills were teammates on the Miami Dolphins:

    Indianapolis OLB-Erik Walden (2008-10), CB-Vontae Davis

    (2009-11) and DE-Kendall Langford (2008-11) and Buffalo K-

    Dan Carpenter (2008-12), G-Richie Incognito (2008-13) and

    TE-Charles Clay (2011-14).

    Buffalo Offensive Assistant Tony Sparano was the head coach

    in Miami for a season in 2011 with Davis, Langford, Carpenter,

    Incognito and Clay.

    Bills Quarterbacks Coach David Lee (2008-10) also spent three

    seasons in Miami, crossing paths with Walden, Davis, Langford,

    Carpenter and Incognito.

    Indianapolis ILB-DQwell Jackson spent his final season of an

    eight-year stint in Cleveland with Buffalo TE-MarQueis Gray in

    2013. Colts Associate Head Coach Rob Chudzinski was also the

    head coach that season for the Browns.

    Bills Assistant Head Coach and Running Backs Coach Anthony

    Lynn (2007-08) spent two seasons with Jackson, Chudzinski

    and Colts S-Mike Adams in Cleveland.

    Colts S-Dwight Lowery played two seasons for Ryan at the be-

    ginning of his New York Jets head coaching stint from 2009-10.

    Lowery also played in New York with Lynn, Thurman and Bills

    Defensive Assistant Jeff Weeks.

    Roman was Indianapolis RB-Frank Gores coordinator in San

    Francisco his final four seasons there from 2011-14.

    Roman (2002-05) also spent time in Houston with Colts WR-

    Andre Johnson (2003-14) early in his NFL career.

    Johnson and Bills DE-Mario Williams were teammates in

    Houston together for six seasons.

    Buffalo Senior Offensive Assistant Chris Palmer spent three

    seasons in Houston with Johnson from 2002-05.

    Palmer spent two seasons with Indianapolis QB-Matt Hassel-

    beck in Tennessee from 2011-12.

    Palmer was in San Francisco for two seasons with Gore from

    2013-14.

    Palmer finished a four-year stint with the Patriots in 1996, which

    was Indianapolis K-Adam Vinatieris rookie season with the fran-

    chise.

    Palmer coached in Jacksonville for two years from 1997-98 and

    crossed paths with Colts Assistant Special Teams Coach Brant

    Boyer, who played for the Jaguars from 1995-2000.

    Bills DE-Manny Lawson (2006-10) was teammates in San

    Francisco with Adams (2004-06) and Gore (2005-14).

    COLTS / BILLS CONNECTIONS

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS / IMPORTANT NFL DATES

    Game Preview/Schedules/Standings ............................................1Table of Contents/Important NFLDates ........................................2Head Coach Comparison ..............................................................3Connections ...............................................................................4-5Statistical Comparison ...............................................................6-7Career Stats vs. Opponent.......................................................8-10Colts Notes .............................................................................11-12Colts Offseason Notes ...........................................................13-14Colts 2015 NFLDraft Picks .........................................................152014 Colts Milestones............................................................16-182014 Colts Notes....................................................................19-24Robert Mathis Notes ..............................................................25-26Andrew Luck Notes ................................................................27-28Adam Vinatieri Notes..............................................................29-30Colts Unofficial Depth Chart ........................................................31Colts Players By Position ............................................................32How the Colts were Built .............................................................33Colts Alphabetical Roster ............................................................34Colts Numerical Roster ...............................................................35Roster Superlatives .....................................................................36Colts Transactions..................................................................37-382014 Colts Regular Season Stats ...............................................392014 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ..............................402014 Colts Postseason Stats ......................................................412014 Colts Postseason Defensive Stats .....................................422015 Colts Preseason Stats........................................................432015 Colts Preseason DefensiveStats.......................................44

    On the Colts media website, http://media.colts.com, media outletscan access up-to-date Colts information, including press releases,transcripts, daily notes, game releases and media schedules/avail-abilities. The site also offers access to the 2015 media guide as wellas the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    COLTS MEDIA SITE

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    Twitter.com/Colts

    COLTS ONLINE

    Along with their normal slate of home and road contests againstAFCSouth opponents - Houston, Jacksonville and Tennessee - theColts will compete against the AFC East and NFCSouth 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, 24-13NYJets H 4-12 (.250) A - 10/14/12 - L, 35-9New Orleans H 7-9 (.438) A - 10/23/11 - L, 62-7Tampa Bay H 2-14 (.125) A - 10/3/11 - L, 24-17Pittsburgh A 11-5 (.688) A - 10/26/14 - L, 51-34Miami A 8-8 (.500) H - 9/15/13 - L, 24-20Buffalo A 9-7 (.563) H - 11/25/12 - W, 20-13Carolina A 7-8-1 (.469) H - 11/27/11 - L, 27-19Atlanta A 6-10 (.375) H - 11/6/11 - L, 31-7

    Total 92-115-1 (.445) *Postseason

    2015 REGULAR SEASON OPPONENTS

    SEPTEMBER 9 At 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for all NFL player contracts,practice player contracts, tender offers, and miscellaneousamounts to fit within each clubs 2015 salary cap, in anticipationof the midnight expiration of the Top 51 Rule.

    SEPTEMBER 10 At 12:00 a.m., New York time, the Top 51 Rule expires for all NFL clubs.

    SEPTEMBER 10, 13-14 Regular Season opens.

    SEPTEMBER 29Beginning on the Tuesday following the third weekend of regularseason games, the claiming priority is based on the inverse orderof the standing of clubs in the current seasons games.

    OCTOBER 4NFL International Series, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, Lon-don, England

    OCTOBER 6-7Fall League Meeting, New York, New York.

    OCTOBER 16Beginning on the sixth calendar day prior to a clubs seventh reg-ular season game (including any bye week) and continuingthrough the day after the conclusion of the 11th regular seasonweekend, clubs are permitted to begin practicing players on Re-serve/Physically Unable to Perform and Reserve/Non-Football In-jury or Illness for a period not to exceed 21 days. Players may beactivated during the 21-day practice period, or prior to 4:00 p.m.,New York time, on the day after the conclusion of the 21-day pe-riod, provided that no player may be activated to participate in aWeek 6 game.

    OCTOBER 25NFL International Series, Buffalo Bills vs. Jacksonville Jaguars,London, England

    NOVEMBER 1NFL International Series, Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs,London, England

    NOVEMBER 3All trading ends for 2015 at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

    NOVEMBER 4Players with at least four previous pension-credited seasons aresubject to the waiver system for the remainder of the regular sea-son and postseason.

    NOVEMBER 17At 4:00 p.m., New York time, signing period ends for FranchisePlayers who are eligible to receive offer sheets.

    NOVEMBER 17Prior 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 fromplaying in NFL in 2015.

    IMPORTANT NFL DATES

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    HEAD COACH COMPARISON

    COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 14th YearCOLTS HEAD COACH: 4th YearREGULAR SEASON: 33-15 (.688)POSTSEASON: 3-3 (.500)

    PRO CAREER: Named head coach of the Indi-anapolis Colts on January 25, 2012. In three sea-sons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts,Chuck Pagano has led the team to three consecu-

    tive 11-5 regular season records and playoff berths each year. Heis only the second head coach in NFLhistory 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 historytheyve accomplished the feat in back-to-back seasons. The Coltsclaimed their ninth AFCSouth title since 2002, which is the second-most division titles of any NFLteam 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 AFCWild Card Playoff game thatmarked the second-largest comeback in NFLpostseason 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 teams defensive coordinator. He also servedas the defensive backs coach of the Oakland Raiders (2005-06)and the secondary coach of the Cleveland Browns (2001-04).

    CAREER RECORD: 36-18.

    BACKGROUND: Pagano was a safety at Wyoming from 1980-83.Coached collegiately at Southern California (1984-85), Miami(1986), Boise State (1987-88), East Carolina (1989), Nevada-LasVegas (1990-91), East Carolina (1992-94), Miami (1995-2000),North Carolina (2007).

    PERSONAL: Born in Boulder, Colo. on October 2, 1960. He andwife, Tina, have three daughters: Tara, Taylor, Tori. His brother,John, is the San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator.

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS ASSISTANT COACHES

    Pep Hamilton Offensive CoordinatorGreg Manusky Defensive CoordinatorTom McMahon Special Teams CoordinatorRoy Anderson Safeties CoachTim Berbenich Defensive AssistantBrant Boyer Asst. Special Teams CoachClyde Christensen Quarterbacks CoachRob Chudzinski Associate Head CoachGary Emanuel Defensive Line CoachJeff FitzGerald Linebackers CoachJoe Gilbert Offensive Line CoachMike Gillhamer Secondary CoachFrank Giufre Offensive Quality Control CoachJim Hostler Wide Receivers CoachRichard Howell Asst. Strength & Conditioning CoachHal Hunter Offensive Line CoachRoger Marandino Head Strength & Conditioning CoachAlfredo Roberts Tight Ends CoachBrad White Outside Linebackers CoachCharlie Williams Running Backs Coach

    COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 19th YearBILLS HEAD COACH: 1st YearREGULAR SEASON: 46-50 (.479)POSTSEASON: 4-2 (.667)

    PRO CAREER: Ryan was named Buffalos 18thhead coach on January 12, 2015. He enters his firstseason as Buffalos head coach and his 19th sea-son in the NFL coaching ranks.

    Ryan spent the previous six years as the head coach of the NewYork Jets (2009-2014), where he led the Jets to the AFC Champi-onship Game in 2009 and 2010.

    Prior to his Jets tenure, Ryan spent ten seasons with the BaltimoreRavens (1999-2008). In 2000, he served as the defensive linecoach and helped Baltimore win Super Bowl XXXV.

    He also coached in the NFL with his father, Buddy Ryan, for twoyears with the Arizona Cardinals (1994-95).

    Ryan coached collegiately at Oklahoma (1998), Cincinnati (1996-97), Morehead State (1990-93), New Mexico Highlands (1989) andEastern Kentucky (1987-88).

    CAREER RECORD: 50-52.

    BACKGROUND: Ryan played football at SW Oklahoma State(1983-86), where he earned his bachelors degree in physical edu-cation. He earned his masters in physical education at EasternKentucky in 1988.

    PERSONAL: Born in Ardmore, Okla. on December 13, 1962. Heand his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Payton and Seth. His brother,Rob, is the New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator.

    BUFFALO BILLS ASSISTANT COACHES

    Greg Roman Offensive CoordinatorDennis Thurman Defensive CoordinatorDanny Crossman Special Teams CoordinatorKurt Anderson Assistant Offensive LineBobby April III LinebackersEric Ciano Head Strength and ConditioningKarl Dunbar Defensive LineMichael Hamlin Special Teams Quality ControlDonnie Henderson Defensive BacksAaron Kromer Offensive LineSanjayLal Wide ReceiversDavid Lee QuarterbacksDan Liburd Strength and Conditioning AssistantHal Luther Assistant Strength and ConditioningAnthony Lynn Assistant Head Coach/Running BacksDAnton Lynn Defensive AssistantTim McDonald Defensive BacksJason Oszvart Strength and Conditioning AssistantChris Palmer Senior Offensive AssistantJason Rebrovich Outside LinebackersEric Smith Special Teams AssistantTony Sparano Tight EndsJeff Weeks Assistant Defensive LineJason Vrable Offensive Quality Control

    COLTS HEAD COACH CHUCK PAGANO BILLS HEAD COACH REX RYAN

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    COLTS / BILLS CONNECTIONSNFL CONNECTIONS continued

    Lawson also crossed paths with four Colts coaches while play-

    ing for the Niners: Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky (2007-

    10), Defensive Line Coach Gary Emanuel (2005-06), Offensive

    Coordinator Pep Hamilton (2006) and Wide Receivers Coach

    Jim Hostler (2005-07).

    FitzGerald spent one season (2011) in Cincinnati with Lawson.

    Colts G-Todd Herremans (2005-14), OLB-Trent Cole (2005-

    14) and S-Colt Anderson (2010-13) were teammates with Bills

    RB-LeSean McCoy (2009-14) in Philadelphia. The trio of Colts

    also spent two seasons (2011-12) in Philadelphia with Bills Line-

    backers Coach Bobby April III.

    Colts Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Roger Marandino

    spent one season with the Eagles and McCoy in 2011.

    Manusky and Buffalo Special Teams Coordinator Danny

    Crossman were teammates in 1990 on the Washington Red-

    skins. Manusky played linebacker and Crossman was a defen-

    sive back.

    Crossman was on staff in Carolina from 2003-09 and worked

    with Indianapolis Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer (2004-10) for

    six seasons.

    Buffalo Defensive Backs Coach Donnie Henderson was with

    the New York Jets from 2004-05, working with Hamilton (2003-

    05), Hostler (2003-04) and Indianapolis Defensive Assistant Tim

    Berbenich (2002-05).

    Henderson coached for the Cardinals for a year in 2010 and

    worked with Colts CB-Greg Toler.

    Berbenich (2006-11) and Bills Offensive Line Coach Aaron

    Kromer (2005-07) spent two seasons in Tampa Bay together.

    CONNECTIONS

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    STATISTICAL COMPARISON

    COLTS BILLSPASSING YARDS

    A. Luck .........................4,761 K. Orton........................3,018M. Hasselbeck.................301 E. Manuel ........................838

    RUSHING YARDST. Richardson ..................519 F. Jackson .......................525A. Bradshaw....................425 A. Dixon...........................432D. Herron.........................351 C. Spiller..........................300

    RECEIVING YARDST. Hilton ........................1,345 S. Watkins .......................982R. Wayne.........................779 R. Woods.........................699C. Fleener .......................774 F. Jackson .......................501

    POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .......................140 D. Carpenter....................133A. Bradshaw......................48 S. Watkins .........................36D. Allen..............................48 R. Woods...........................32C. Fleener .........................48 C. Hogan ...........................24

    INTERCEPTIONSM. Adams ............................5 L. McKelvin..........................4V. Davis ...............................4 D. Searcy ............................3G. Toler................................1 S. Gilmore ...........................3

    SACKSJ. Newsome .....................6.5 M. Williams.....................14.5E. Walden.........................6.0 J. Hughes .......................10.0D. Jackson .......................4.0 M. Dareus.......................10.0B. Werner .........................4.0 K. Williams .......................5.5

    KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)J. Cribbs................608 (32.0) C. Spiller ...............306 (30.6)G. Whalen.............379 (25.3) M. Thigpen............165 (27.5)D. Herron ................78 (26.0) M. Goodwin.............84 (21.0)

    PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen...............187 (7.2) L. McKelvin .............183 (8.7)J. Cribbs..................125 (6.6) M. Thigpen............155 (12.9)

    PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)P. McAfee...3,221 (46.7/42.8) C. Schmidt ....3,692 (42.9/38.7)

    FIELD GOALSA. Vinatieri ......30/31 (96.8%) D. Carpenter ...34/38 (89.5%)

    2014 TEAM LEADERS

    COLTS / BILLS ALL-TIME RESULTSDate Colts Record Opp. Record Result11/15/70 7-1 3-5 17-17 T12/13/70 9-2-1 3-8-1 20-14 W10/10/71 2-1 0-3 43-0 W12/5/71 8-3 1-10 24-0 W10/1/72 0-2 1-1 17-0 W12/3/72 4-7 3-8 35-7 W10/14/73 1-3 3-1 13-31 L11/25/73 2-8 5-5 17-24 L10/13/74 0-4 3-1 14-27 L12/1/74 2-9 8-3 0-6 L10/12/75 1-2 3-0 31-38 L11/9/75 3-4 5-2 42-35 W10/17/76 4-1 2-3 31-13 W12/12/76 10-3 2-11 58-20 W10/2/77 2-0 0-2 17-14 W11/13/77 7-1 2-6 31-13 W9/24/78 1-2 0-3 17-24 L12/17/78 5-10 4-11 14-21 L9/30/79 0-4 2-2 13-31 L10/21/79 1-6 3-4 14-13 W10/12/80 3-2 5-0 17-12 W11/30/80 6-6 9-3 28-24 W9/13/81 1-0 11-10 13-35 L

    10/4/81 1-3 12-12 17-23 L11/28/82 0-3 2-1 0-20 L9/18/83 1-1 1-1 23-28 L10/16/83 4-2 4-2 7-30 L9/30/84 1-3 0-4 31-17 W12/2/84 4-9 1-12 15-21 L10/6/85 1-3 0-4 49-17 W10/20/85 2-4 0-6 19-21 L10/19/86 0-6 1-5 13-24 L12/14/86 1-13 4-10 24-14 W10/4/87 0-2 1-1 47-6 W12/13/87 7-5 6-6 13-27 L10/9/88 1-4 4-1 23-34 L12/18/88 8-7 12-3 17-14 W10/8/89 2-2 3-1 37-14 W11/12/89 4-5 6-3 17-30 L9/9/90 0-0 0-0 10-26 L12/9/90 5-7 10-2 17-31 L10/13/91 0-6 5-1 16-42 L12/15/91 1-13 12-2 17-35 L9/20/92 1-1 2-0 10-38 L11/29/92 4-7 9-2 16-13 W*11/21/93 3-6 7-2 19-23 L1/2/94 4-11 11-4 10-30 L10/16/94 2-4 4-2 27-17 W12/24/94 7-8 7-8 10-9 W9/17/95 1-1 1-1 14-20 L11/5/95 5-3 5-3 10-16 L10/6/96 4-0 3-1 13-16 L*12/1/96 6-6 9-3 13-10 W*9/21/97 0-3 1-2 35-37 L10/20/97 0-6 3-3 16-9 L10/11/98 1-4 1-3 24-31 L11/22/98 2-8 6-4 11-34 L9/12/99 0-0 0-0 31-14 W1/2/00 13-2 10-5 6-31 L10/1/00 2-1 2-1 18-16 W12/11/00 7-6 7-6 44-20 W9/23/01 1-0 0-1 42-26 W11/4/01 3-3 1-5 30-14 W11/23/03 8-2 4-6 17-14 W11/12/06 8-0 3-5 17-16 W1/3/10 14-1 5-10 7-30 L11/25/12 6-4 4-6 20-13 W

    Home Games in Bold; *OT

    COLTS / BILLS ALL-TIME RESULTSCOLTS RECORDS vs. BILLSRegular Season: 31-35-1 Home: 18-14-1 Away: 13-21Points-Allowed: 1298-1390 Home: 696-664 Away: 602-726Colts Longest Series Streaks: Won 6, Lost 6

    SWEEPSColts (8): 1971, 72, 76, 77, 80, 94, 00, 01Bills (11): 1973, 74, 78, 81, 83, 90, 91, 93, 95, 97, 98

    SPLITS (11): 1975, 79, 84-89, 92, 96, 99

    BY STADIUMMemorial: 5-7-1 Hoosier/RCA:12-7 Lucas Oil: 1-0 War Memorial: 3-0 Rich/Ralph Wilson: 10-21

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    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

    BUF 318.5 5.00 92.6 3.69 225.9 6.24 2.25 6.74% 17.1 9.6 23.3 89.47 36.38 42.86 43.14 75.00 29:35 21.4

    Rank 26 28 25 26 18 27 12 19 28 12 17 6 26 20 29 9 23 18

    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

    BUF 312.2 4.86 106.4 4.11 205.8 5.89 3.40 9.66% 18.9 6.5 20.0 33.18 45.45 50.00 72.22 18.1 3.4 6.3

    Rank 4 3 11 14 3 3 3 1 5 4 3 1 15t 11 19 4 12 14

    2014 FINAL REGULAR SEASON OFFENSIVE RANKINGS

    2014 FINAL REGULAR SEASON DEFENSIVE RANKINGS

    COLTS STAT BILLS58, 12/12/76..........................Most points....................42, 10/13/910, 3x, last: 9/20/92 ..............Fewest points ........0, 3x, last: 10/1/72555, 9/23/01 .......................Most net yards .................456, 10/9/8888, 11/28/82 .....................Fewest net yards ...............49, 10/10/7149, 10/6/85 ...................Most rushing attempts............56, 11/28/8216, 1/3/10 ...................Fewest rushing attempts..........11, 10/10/71281, 10/6/85....................Most rushing yards..............276, 10/13/9125, 1/3/10......................Fewest rushing yards..............4, 10/10/7148, 1/2/94.....................Most passing attempts .............51, 10/8/8915, 10/14/73 ...............Fewest passing attempts ...12, 2x, last: 11/12/0630, 1/2/94.........................Most completions .................31, 10/8/893, 11/28/82 .....................Fewest completions ...............3, 12/17/78421, 9/23/01 ...................Most passing yards .............393, 10/8/8944, 10/13/74..................Fewest passing yards..............46, 12/1/7410.0, 11/13/77....................Most def. sacks .................8.0, 12/1/744, 3x, last: 10/8/89 .......Most def. interceptions.............4, 12/13/8715, 9/18/83 .........................Most penalties ...................19, 9/23/011, 6x, last: 10/8/89 ............Fewest penalties ........3, 5x, last: 1/2/00

    REG. SEASON SERIES SUPERLATIVES

    STATISTICAL COMPARISON

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    CAREER STATS VS. BILLS

    OFFENSE - QUARTERBACKS MATT HASSELBECK Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD 9/10/2000* Reg @Buf L 1/0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 11/18/2001# Reg @Buf W 1/1 23 16 134 5.83 1 0 0 0 98.8 4 3 0.8 0 11/28/2004# Reg Buf L 1/1 38 19 185 4.87 1 1 2 10 61.8 2 6 3 0 9/7/2008# Reg @Buf L 1/1 41 17 190 4.63 1 1 5 23 53.9 0 0 - 0 12/4/2011^ Reg @Buf W 1/1 25 16 140 5.6 0 0 1 10 78.8 1 -1 -1 0 10/21/2012^ Reg @Buf W 1/1 33 22 205 6.21 1 0 2 12 93.6 1 -2 -2 0 Totals 3-3 6/5 160 90 854 5.34 4 2 10 55 74.3 8 6 0.8 0

    *GB; #SEA; ^TEN ANDREW LUCK Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 37 20 240 6.49 1 1 4 15 71.9 6 20 3.3 0 Totals 1-0 1/1 37 20 240 6.49 1 1 4 15 71.9 6 20 3.3 0

    OFFENSE - RUNNING BACKS, TIGHT ENDS, WIDE RECEIVERS DWAYNE ALLEN Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 0 0 - 0 3 36 12.0 0 Totals 1-0 1/1 0 0 - 0 3 36 12.0 0 VICK BALLARD Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 13 41 3.2 0 0 0 - 0 Totals 1-0 1/1 13 41 3.2 0 0 0 - 0 FRANK GORE Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD 11/30/2008* Reg @Buf W RB 24 66 2.8 0 3 23 7.7 0 10/7/2012* Reg Buf W RB 14 106 7.6 1 0 0 - 0 Totals 2-0 2/2 38 172 4.5 1 3 23 7.7 0 *SF T.Y. HILTON Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/0 0 0 - 0 3 33 11.0 1 Totals 1-0 1/0 0 0 - 0 3 33 11 1 ANDRE JOHNSON Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD 11/16/2003* Reg @Buf W WR 1 -34 -34 0 4 122 30.5 1 9/11/2005* Reg @Buf L WR 2 7 3.5 0 3 18 6 0 11/19/2006* Reg Buf L WR 1 18 18 0 6 76 12.7 0 11/1/2009* Reg @Buf W WR 0 0 - 0 6 63 10.5 0 11/4/2012* Reg Buf W WR 0 0 - 0 8 118 14.8 0 9/28/2014* Reg Buf W WR 0 0 - 0 6 71 11.8 0 Totals 4-2 6/6 4 -9 -2.3 0 33 468 14.2 1 *HOU

    KICKING ADAM VINATIERI

    Date Rnd Opponent W/L FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19

    20-29

    30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TB

    9/8/1996* Reg @Buf L 1 4 25 1 1 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-3 0-0 42 4 2 10/27/1996* Reg Buf W 2 3 66.7 2 3 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-1 40 5 0 10/12/1997* Reg Buf W 4 4 100 3 3 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 1-1 52 8 0 11/9/1997* Reg @Buf W 1 3 33.3 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 42 6 0 11/15/1998* Reg @Buf L 1 3 33.3 1 1 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 38 3 0 11/29/1998* Reg Buf W 1 2 50 2 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 44 4 0 11/28/1999* Reg @Buf L 0 0 - 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 1 0 12/26/1999* Reg Buf L 1 4 25 1 1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-0 38 2 0 11/5/2000* Reg Buf L 2 2 100 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 48 4 0 12/17/2000* Reg @Buf W 2 3 66.7 1 1 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 24 3 0 11/11/2001* Reg Buf W 0 2 0 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 - 4 0 12/16/2001* Reg @Buf W 4 4 100 0 0 0-0 2-2 1-1 1-1 0-0 40 5 0 11/3/2002* Reg @Buf W 1 1 100 5 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 46 7 0 12/8/2002* Reg Buf W 2 3 66.7 3 3 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-2 0-0 46 6 0 9/7/2003* Reg @Buf L 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 1 0 12/27/2003* Reg Buf W 1 2 50 4 4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 24 6 0 10/3/2004* Reg @Buf W 1 1 100 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 42 6 0 11/14/2004* Reg Buf W 5 5 100 2 2 0-0 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-0 45 8 1 10/30/2005* Reg Buf W 0 1 0 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 - 4 0

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    CAREER STATS VS. BILLS

    12/11/2005* Reg @Buf W 0 0 - 5 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 6 0 11/12/2006 Reg Buf W 1 1 100 2 2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 31 4 0 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 2 2 100 2 2 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 25 0 0

    Totals

    16-6 32 50 64.0 50 51 1-1

    11-14

    7-10 12-23 1-2 52 97 3

    *NE

    PUNTING PAT MCAFEE Date Rnd Opponent W/L Num Blk Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Ret RetYds NetYds NetAvg 1/3/2010 Reg @Buf L 6 0 271 45.2 58 2 1 4 18 213 35.5 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 5 0 256 51.2 59 0 2 2 24 232 46.4 Totals 1-1 11 0 527 47.9 59 2 3 6 42 445 40.5

    RETURNING T.Y. HILTON Date Rnd Opponent W/L PR FC Yds Avg Lg TD KR Yds Avg Lg TD 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 4 1 111 27.8 75t 1 0 0 - - 0 Totals 1-0 4 1 111 27.8 75t 1 0 0 - - 0

    DEFENSE MIKE ADAMS Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/26/2004* Reg Buf L 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 12/16/2007# Reg Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/17/2008# Reg @Buf W 1/0 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/11/2009# Reg @Buf W 1/0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12/12/2010# Reg @Buf L 1/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Totals 3-2 5/0 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 *SF; #CLE COLT ANDERSON Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 10/9/2011* Reg @Buf L 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 *PHI JALIL BROWN Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 9/16/2012* Reg @Buf L 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *KC DARIUS BUTLER Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 9/14/2009* Reg Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12/20/2009* Reg @Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/26/2010* Reg Buf W 1/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/26/2010* Reg @Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Totals 5-0 5/1 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 *NE TRENT COLE Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/30/2007* Reg Buf W 1/1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 1-0 1/1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *PHI VONTAE DAVIS Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 10/4/2009* Reg Buf W 1/0 2 2 0 0 0 1 23 1 0 0 1 1 0 11/29/2009* Reg @Buf L 1/1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/12/2010* Reg @Buf W 1/1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12/19/2010* Reg Buf L 1/1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11/20/2011* Reg Buf W 1/1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12/18/2011* Reg @Buf W 1/1 5 4 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 Totals 4-2 6/5 18 17 1 0 0 3 30 1 0 0 6 1 0 *MIA JERRELL FREEMAN Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 16 9 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 1-0 1/1 16 9 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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    CAREER STATS VS. BILLS WINSTON GUY Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/15/2013* Reg Buf L 1/1 6 6 0 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 0-1 1/1 6 6 0 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 *JAX NATE IRVING

    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/24/2011 Reg @Buf L 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 D'QWELL JACKSON Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/16/2007* Reg Buf W 1/1 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/17/2008* Reg @Buf W 1/1 11 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10/11/2009* Reg @Buf W 1/1 13 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/23/2012* Reg Buf L 1/1 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/3/2013* Reg Buf W 1/1 11 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 4-1 5/5 46 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 *CLE KENDALL LANGFORD Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 10/26/2008* Reg Buf W 1/1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/7/2008* Reg @Buf W 1/1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/4/2009* Reg Buf W 1/0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/29/2009* Reg @Buf L 1/1 1 0 1 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9/12/2010* Reg @Buf W 1/1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/19/2010* Reg Buf L 1/1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/20/2011* Reg Buf W 1/0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12/18/2011* Reg @Buf W 1/0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12/9/2012# Reg @Buf W 1/1 4 0 4 1 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 7-2 9/6 19 11 8 1.5 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 *MIA; #STL DWIGHT LOWERY Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 11/2/2008* Reg @Buf W 1/1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 12/14/2008* Reg Buf W 1/0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10/18/2009* Reg Buf L 1/0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10/3/2010* Reg @Buf W 1/0 3 3 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/2/2011# Reg Buf W 1/1 2 2 0 0 0 1 41 0 0 1 2 0 0 12/2/2012# Reg @Buf L 1/1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 4-2 6/3 15 13 2 1 6 2 41 0 1 1 4 0 0 *NYJ; #JAX ROBERT MATHIS Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 11/23/2003 Reg @Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11/12/2006 Reg Buf W 1/1 3 3 0 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/25/2012 Reg Buf W 1/1 3 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 3-0 3/2 6 4 2 3 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 ERIK WALDEN Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD FF FR PD SpTk SpA 12/7/2008* Reg @Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10/4/2009* Reg Buf W 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 Totals 2-0 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 *MIA

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    COLTS NOTES

    The Colts have had at least one rookie undrafted free agent makethe teams Week 1 53-man roster for the past 17 seasons. That iscurrently the longest active streak in the NFL, followed by Denverand New England with 12 straight seasons.

    Undrafted rookie free agent Tyler Varga had 18 carrries for 69 yardsand one touchdown in preseason play. He joined Indianapoolis afterfinishing his collegiate career at Yale ranked fourth in rushing yards(2,985), fifth in attempts (529), third in rushing touchdowns (31) andsecond in yards per carry average (5.6). Varga was also a three-time All-Ivy honoree.

    LONGEST ACTIVE STREAKS WITH ROOKIE UNDRAFTEDFREE AGENT ON WEEK 1 ROSTERTeam YearsCOLTS 17Denver 12New England 12

    HISTORY OF COLTS SEASON OPENERS UNDRAFTED ROOKIES ON THE ROSTERThe Colts hold an all-time record of 33-29 in season openers, dat-ing back to 1953. Below is a game-by-game list of results over thepast 62 seasons:

    Date Result Opponent Attendance

    9/27/1953 W 13-9 CHICAGO 23,7159/26/1954 L 0-48 LOS ANGELES RAMS 36,2159/25/1955 W 23-17 CHICAGO 36,1679/30/1956 W 28-21 CHICAGO 45,2219/29/1957 W 34-14 DETROIT 40,1129/28/1958 W 28-15 DETROIT 48,3779/27/1959 W 21-9 DETROIT 55,5889/25/1960 W 20-0 WASHINGTON 53,8189/17/1961 W 27-24 LOS ANGELES RAMS 54,2599/16/1962 W 30-27 LOS ANGELES RAMS 54,7969/15/1963 L 28-37 NEW YORK GIANTS 60,0299/13/1964 L 24-34 @ Minnesota 35,5639/19/1965 W 35-16 MINNESOTA 56,5629/10/1966 L 3-24 Green Bay @ Milw. 48,6509/17/1967 W 38-31 ATLANTA 56,7159/15/1968 W 27-10 SAN FRANCISCO 56,8649/21/1969 L 20-27 LOS ANGELES RAMS 56,8649/20/1970 W 16-14 @ San Diego 47,7829/19/1971 W 22-0 NEW YORK JETS 56,4589/17/1972 L 3-10 ST. LOUIS 53,6529/16/1973 L 14-24 @ Cleveland 74,3039/15/1974 L 0-30 @ Pittsburgh 48,8909/21/1975 W 35-7 @ Chicago 51,6789/12/1976 W 27-13 @ New England 43,5129/18/1977 W 29-14 @ Seattle 58,9919/4/1978 L 0-38 @ Dallas 65,0539/2/1979 L 0-14 @ Kansas City 50,9439/7/1980 W 17-14 @ New York Jets 54,9329/6/1981 W 29-28 @ New England 49,9779/12/1982 L 13-24 NEW ENGLAND 39,0559/4/1983 W 29-23 OT @ New England 45,5269/2/1984 L 14-23 NEW YORK JETS 60,3989/8/1985 L 3-45 @ Pittsburgh 57,2499/7/1986 L 3-33 @ New England 55,2089/13/1987 L 21-23 CINCINNATI 59,3879/4/1988 L 14-17 OT HOUSTON 57,2519/10/1989 L 24-30 SAN FRANCISCO 60,1119/9/1990 L 10-26 @ Buffalo 78,8999/1/1991 L 7-16 NEW ENGLAND 49,9619/6/1992 W 14-3 CLEVELAND 50,7669/5/1993 L 20-24 MIAMI 51,8589/4/1994 W 45-21 HOUSTON 47,3729/3/1995 L 21-24 OT CINCINNATI 42,4459/1/1996 W 20-13 ARIZONA 48,1338/31/1997 L 10-16 @ Miami 70,8139/6/1998 L 15-24 MIAMI 60,5879/12/1999 W 31-14 BUFFALO 56,2389/3/2000 W 27-14 @ Kansas City 78,3579/9/2001 W 45-24 @ New York Jets 78,6069/8/2002 W 28-25 @ Jacksonville 56,5959/7/2003 W 9-6 @ Cleveland 73,3589/9/2004 L 24-27 @ New England 68,7569/11/2005 W 24-7 @ Baltimore 70,5019/10/2006 W 26-21 @ New York Giants 78,6229/6/2007 W 41-10 NEW ORLEANS 57,3619/7/2008 L 13-29 CHICAGO 66,8229/13/2009 W 14-12 JACKSONVILLE 65,7579/12/2010 L 24-34 @ Houston 70,9749/11/2011 L 7-34 @ Houston 71,4449/9/2012 L 21-41 @ Chicago 62,3419/8/2013 W 21-17 OAKLAND 65,4129/7/2014 L 31-24 @Denver 76,939

    Overall Record: 33-29 Home: 20-14 Away: 13-15Overtime: 1-2

    Most Points Scored: 45, twice (@ NYJ, 9/9/2001 and vs. HOU,9/4/1994)Most Points Allowed: 48, vs. L.A. Rams, 9/26/1954

    Largest Margin of Victory: 31, 41-10, vs. New Orleans, 9/6/2007Largest Margin of Defeat: 48, 48-0, vs. L.A. Rams, 9/26/1954

    Since the AFC South was formed prior to the 2002 regular season,the Colts have won nine division titles. Over that time span, only NewEngland (11) has won more division titles. Eight teams have won theirdivision five-or-more times since 2002:

    MOST DIVISION TITLES SINCE 2002Team Division TitlesNew England AFCEast 11Indianapolis AFCSouth 9Green Bay NFCNorth 8Philadelphia NFCEast 6Pittsburgh AFCNorth 6Seattle NFC West 6Denver AFCWest 5San Diego AFCWest 5

    DIVISIONAL DOMINANCE

    Head Coach Chuck Pagano led the Colts to 11 victories in 2014 forthe third consecutive year. He became the first head coach in teamhistory and the second in NFL history to post 11-win seasons in eachof his first three years with a team. He joined Jim Harbaugh as theonly other head coach to accomplish the feat.

    HEAD COACHES TO WIN 11-PLUS GAMES IN EACH OFFIRST THREE SEASONS WITH A TEAM

    Head Coach Team SeasonsChuck Pagano COLTS 2012-14Jim Harbaugh 49ers 2011-13

    11-WIN SEASONS

    The Colts have won their last 13 consecutive games against AFCSouth opponents. That is currently the longest division game win-ning streak in the NFL. The team broke its previous record for themost consecutive games won against the AFCSouth, which was12, set from 11/14/04 - 10/8/06.

    LONGEST ACTIVE DIVISION GAME WINNING STREAKSTeam Division StreakCOLTS AFCSouth 13Denver AFCWest 7Green Bay NFC North 5

    BEST RECORD AGAINST DIVISION OPPONENTS, SINCE 2012Team Division RecordDenver AFCWest 17-1-0COLTS AFCSouth 16-2-0New England AFC East 14-4-0Green Bay NFC North 13-4-1

    WINNING IN THE DIVISION

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    COLTS NOTES

    WITH AWIN,THECOLTSWOULD... Improve their all-time record in season openers to 35-29. Improve their record in season openers under Head Coach ChuckPagano to 2-2. Win their first season opener on the road since 2006. Improve their all-time regular season record against the Bills to32-35-1 overall and 14-21 on the road. Claim their ninth victory over the Bills in their last 11 matchups,dating back to 1999.

    TE-DWAYNEALLEN Needs 64 receiving yards to reach 1,000 yards for his career.

    CB-VONTAE DAVIS Needs one pass defensed to have 70 for his career.

    RB-FRANK GORE Needs 164 rushing yards to pass O.J. Simpson for 19th in NFLhistory. Needs 169 rushing yards to pass Corey Dillon for 18th in NFLhis-tory. Needs 117 receiving yards to have 3,000 for his career.

    WR-T.Y. HILTON Needs one receiving touchdown to have 20 for his career. With 10 receptions, he will move to fourth in team history for most10-plus reception games (4).

    WR-ANDRE JOHNSON Needs 181 receiving yards to pass Henry Ellard for 11th in NFLhistory. Needs 13 receptions to pass Isaac Bruce for eighth in NFLhis-tory. With the start, he will have started and played in 170 careergames.

    QB-ANDREW LUCK Needs 43 passing yards to have 13,000 for his career. With four touchdown passes he will have 90 for his career. Needs one 300-yard passing game to reach 20 for his career. Needs one rushing touchdown to tie John Unitas for third-mostrushing touchdowns by a quarterback in Colts history.

    OLB-ROBERT MATHIS With one start he will have 100 for his career. With 1.0 sack he will pass former teammate Dwight Freeney for20th in NFLhistory. With 2.5 sacks he will pass Sean Jones for 19th in NFLhistory.

    P-PATMcAFEE Needs 94 punting yards to reach 20,000 for his career. With four punts inside the 20-yard line he will have 150 for his ca-reer.

    K-ADAM VINATIERI Needs one field goal to move into fourth place in NFLhistory inmade field goals. Needs five points to pass Jason Hanson for third in scoring in NFLhistory. Needs eight points to pass Mike Vanderjagt for most points inColts history.

    OLB-ERIK WALDEN Needs 2.0 sacks to have 20 for his career.

    WHAT TO LOOK FOR THIS WEEK IRONMENT-ANTHONY CASTONZO His 56 consecutive starts and games played each rank fifth amongactive offensive tackles in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Played, Active Players OnlyTacklesD'Brickashaw Ferguson NYJ 144Joe Thomas CLV 128Donald Penn OAK 128Joe Staley SF 64Anthony Castonzo IND 56

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Started, Active Players OnlyTacklesD'Brickashaw Ferguson NYJ 144Joe Thomas CLV 128Donald Penn OAK 124Joe Staley SF 64Anthony Castonzo IND 56

    RB-FRANK GORE Currently ranks third in consecutive games played and first in con-secutive starts among active running backs in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Played, Active Players OnlyRunning BacksChris Johnson ARZ 96Anthony Dixon BUF 80Frank Gore IND 64Marshawn Lynch SEA 58Robert Turbin SEA 48Alfred Morris WAS 48

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Started, Active Players OnlyRunning BacksFrank Gore IND 60Alfred Morris WAS 48Matt Forte CHI 45LeSean McCoy BUF 34Eddie Lacy GB 29Le'Veon Bell PIT 29

    DE-KENDALL LANGFORD His 112 consecutive games played in is the most among any activedefensive lineman in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Played, Active Players OnlyDefensive LinemenKendall Langford IND 112Evander Hood JAX 96Rob Ninkovich NE 86Domata Peko CIN 80Everson Griffen MIN 75

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    COLTS OFFSEASON NOTES

    ADDITIONS THROUGH FREE AGENCY

    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. Gores 11,073 career rushing yards are the 20th most in NFLhistory 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 Gores 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. Gores 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 leagues 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 leagues 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 NFLDraft 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 NFLrecord 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,Langfords 112 consecutive games played in is the longest active streak among NFLdefensive ends and defensive tackles. He has tallied 318tackles (197 solo), 15.5 sacks, 15 passes defensed and four forced fumbles over his NFLcareer. In 2014, he notched 51 tackles (22 solo) and1.0 sack. Langfords 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.

    COLTS OFFSEASON MOVES

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    NOTABLE RE-SIGNINGS

    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 Philadelphias 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 teams AFCChampionship 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 Lucks 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 aWeek 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 teams 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 teams AFCWild 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 NFLcareer.

    COLTS OFFSEASON NOTES

    COLTS OFFSEASON MOVES

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    COLTS 2015 NFL DRAFT PICKS

    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 DJOUN 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 Atlantics 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 USAhonors 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

    record.

    He played in all 13 games (11 starts) in 2014 and was a SecondTeam All-SEC selection by the leagues coaches and The Associ-ated Press after ranking third in the SECin 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-SACselec-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.

    MEET THE DRAFT PICKS

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    2014 COLTS MILESTONES

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS In Week 15 vs. Houston (12/14), clinched their second consecutiveAFCSouth 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 AFCSouth oppo-nents at 12 games. In Week 17 at Tennessee (12/28), set a franchise record with their13th consecutive win over AFCSouth 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 AFCChampionship 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 AFCWild 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. Cincinnatis 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-MIKEADAMS 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-DARIUSBUTLER In the AFCChampionship at New England (1/18/15), recorded hisfirst career forced fumble in the postseason.

    T-ANTHONYCASTONZO In Week 11 vs. New England (11/16), recorded his first career re-ception and receiving touchdown.

    CB-VONTAEDAVIS 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 AFCDivisional 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-COBYFLEENER 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-JERRELLFREEMAN In Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30), posted his third straight 100-tackleseason. In the AFCDivisional at Denver (1/11/15), notched the first fumble re-covery of his postseason career.

    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 players first three seasons of a ca-reer in Colts history. In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), passed Bill Brooks (2,720) for the

    TEAM / INDIVIDUAL MILESTONES REACHED IN 2014

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    2014 COLTS MILESTONES

    most receiving yards through a players 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 AFCWild 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-KHALEDHOLMES In Week 16 at Dallas (12/21), made his first career NFL start atcenter.

    ILB-DQWELLJACKSON 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 AFCChampionship at New England (1/18/15), posted his firstcareer interception in the postseason.

    NT-ZACHKERR In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), posted his first career sack.

    QB-ANDREWLUCK 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 Mannings fran-chise record of consecutive 300-plus yard passing games, which wasoriginally set in 2009 (Weeks 1-5). It was also Lucks 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 and

    Jack 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 quarterbackscareer in Colts history. Passed Peyton Manning for the most comple-tions in the first three seasons of a quarterbacks 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 alsopassed Peyton Manning for the most touchdown passes in the first three seasons of a quarterbacks 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 AFCWild 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.

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    P-PATMcAFEE 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 AFCWild 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-JACKMEWHORT In Week 16 at Tennessee (12/28), made his first career start atright tackle.

    WR-DONTEMONCRIEF 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 AFCWild Card vs. Cincinnati (1/4/15), scored a touchdownin his first career postseason game.

    OLB-JONATHANNEWSOME In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), logged his first career sack. In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), recorded the teams 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 AFCDivisional at Denver (1/11/15), recorded the first sack-forced fumble of his postseason career.

    K-ADAMVINATIERI 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 AFCWild 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. In the AFCDivisional 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 AFCChampionship 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.

    2014 COLTS MILESTONES

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    S-MIKE ADAMSPro Bowl

    TE-DWAYNEALLENEd Block Courage Award

    CB-VONTAE DAVISPro Bowl

    WR-T.Y. HILTONPro Bowl

    ILB-DQWELL JACKSONPro BowlAFCDefensive Player of the Week - Week 13

    QB-ANDREW LUCKPro BowlAFCOffensive 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 - SeptemberAFCSpecial Teams Player of the Week - Week 6

    OLB-JONATHAN NEWSOMEAFCDefensive Player of the Week - Week 17

    K-ADAM VINATIERIAssociated Press First Team NFL All-ProPro Bowl

    2014 HONORS

    2014 COLTS NOTES

    The Colts posted 482 total net yards in the AFCWild Card matchupagainst Cincinnati (1/4/15), which was the third-highest single-gameoutput in Colts postseason history. Over the past two seasons, In-dianapolis recorded two of its three highest net yardage totals inthe postseason.

    MOST TOTAL NET YARDS IN A POSTSEASON GAME,COLTS HISTORY

    Rushing Passing TotalDate, Opponent Yards Yards Net Yards1/4/14 vs. Kansas City 100 436 5361/9/05 vs. Denver 76 454 5301/4/15 vs. Cincinnati 114 368 4821/4/04 vs. Denver 85 394 4791/24/10 vs. N.Y. Jets 101 360 461

    OFFENSIVE OUTPUT

    The Colts recorded seven straight games with 400-plus yards oftotal offense from Week 3 at Jacksonville to Week 9 at New YorkGiants. The team posted nine overall for the season, which isthe most in a single season in franchise history, surpassing theprevious record of eight games of 400-plus yards in 2004. TheColts nine such games also rank first in the NFL in 2014.

    MOST GAMES WITH 400-PLUS TOTAL NET YARDS,COLTS HISTORY

    Season Games2014 92004 81976 62000 62010 62012 6

    400-YARD GAMES

    Cornerback Vontae Davis recorded a career-high five passes de-fensed in the AFCDivisional 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 sin