Indianapolis Colts

Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium | Coach: Chuck Pagano
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense10th101.8 (23rd)262.6 (5th)
Defense30th120.4 (25th)262.5 (27th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
 Aiken, Kamar WR6-22155/30/19895Central Florida
 Alie-Cox, Mo TE6-62609/19/1993RVirginia Commonwealth
96Anderson, Henry DE6-63008/3/19913Stanford
 Ayers, Akeem LB6-32557/10/19897UCLA
 Banner, Zach T6-836112/25/1993RUSC
 Basham, Tarell DE6-42493/18/1994ROhio U.
 Blackmon, Dante DB5-111859/28/1993RKennesaw St. (GA)
 Bond, Deyshawn G6-2287//RCincinnati
 Bostic, Jon LB6-12455/5/19915Florida
 Boyd, Josh DT6-33108/3/19894Mississippi State
11Bray, Quan WR5-101864/28/19933Auburn
20Butler, Darius FS5-101883/18/19869Connecticut
74Castonzo, Anthony T6-73118/9/19887Boston College
62Clark, Le'Raven T6-53194/22/19932Texas Tech
58Cole, Trent (FA) OLB6-327010/5/198213Cincinnati
 Cooper, Fahn T6-53064/30/19931Mississippi
 Crossan, Dalton RB5-112052/25/1994RNew Hampshire
 Daniels, Darrell TE6-324711/22/1994RWashington
21Davis, Vontae CB5-112075/27/19889Illinois
15Dorsett, Phillip WR5-101851/5/19933Miami (Fla.)
84Doyle, Jack TE6-62675/5/19905Western Kentucky
 Edwards, Lavar DE6-42754/29/19905Louisiana State
41Farley, Matthias DB5-112107/15/19922Notre Dame
34Ferguson, Josh RB5-102005/23/19932Illinois
26Geathers, Clayton FS6-22206/1/19923Central Florida
71Good, Denzelle G6-53553/8/19913Mars Hill
23Gore, Frank RB5-92175/14/198313Miami (Fla.)
 Graham, Tyson DB6-2210//RSouth Dakota
32Green, T.J. FS6-22053/15/19952Clemson
 Griffey, Trey WR6-31921/19/1994RArizona
73Haeg, Joe T6-63043/11/19932North Dakota State
 Hairston, Nate CB6-01856/30/1994RTemple
 Hankins, Johnathan DT6-23203/30/19925Ohio State
 Hennessy, Thomas LS6-32366/11/1994RDuke
 Hightower, Lee DB6-22007/28/19931Houston
13Hilton, T.Y. WR5-918011/14/19896Florida International
 Hooker, Malik SAF6-22054/1/1996ROhio State
 Howard, Bug WR6-422111/28/1994RNorth Carolina
 Hunt, Margus DE6-82957/14/19875Southern Methodist
52Jackson, D'Qwell (FA) ILB6-02429/26/198312Maryland
53Jackson, Edwin ILB6-023012/19/19912Georgia Southern
 Jeter, Colin TE6-72545/23/1995RLouisiana State
97Jones, Arthur (FA) DE6-33206/3/19868Syracuse
78Kelly, Ryan C6-43135/30/19932Alabama
90Langford, Kendall DE6-63051/27/198610Hampton
 Leak, Marcus WR6-021011/19/19921Maryland
 Locke, Jeff P6-01959/27/19895UCLA
12Luck, Andrew QB6-42409/12/19896Stanford
 Mack, Marlon RB6-02103/7/1996RSouth Florida
98Mathis, Robert (FA) OLB6-22452/26/198115Alabama A&M
99McGill, T.Y. DT6-031011/23/19923North Carolina State
30Melvin, Rashaan CB6-219310/2/19895Northern Illinois
75Mewhort, Jack G6-63128/30/19914Ohio State
 Milton, Chris DB5-111909/15/19922Georgia Tech
 Mingo, Barkevious LB6-424010/4/19905Louisiana State
 Mitchel, Tevin CB6-01908/3/19922Arkansas
10Moncrief, Donte WR6-22228/6/19934Mississippi
 Morris, Darryl DB5-101889/4/19905Texas State
 Morris, Stephen QB6-22188/27/19921Miami (Fla.)
44Morrison, Antonio ILB6-123212/6/19942Florida
 Mount, Deiontrez LB6-52492/26/19932Louisville
 Muir, Blake G6-63155/10/19911Baylor
 Natson, JoJo WR5-8155//RAkron
45Overton, Matt (FA) LS6-12437/6/19856Western Washington
54Parry, David NT6-23103/7/19923Stanford
 Porter, Reggie CB5-111907/13/1994RUtah
 Radcliff, Brandon RB5-92163/18/1993RLouisville
 Redmond, Adam G6-62905/19/19931Harvard
46Rhodes, Luke LB6-224212/2/19921William & Mary
91Ridgeway, Hassan DT6-331711/2/19942Texas
 Riles, Al-Damion DB5-112159/17/1993RLouisiana-Lafayette
80Rogers, Chester WR6-11801/12/19942Grambling State
 Sanchez, Rigoberto P6-1190//RHawaii
 Schwenke, Brian C6-33183/22/19915California
 Sheard, Jabaal LB6-32655/10/19897Pittsburgh
 Sickels, Garrett LB6-32619/24/1994RPenn State
 Simon, John LB6-126010/14/19905Ohio State
17Smith, Tevaun WR6-22051/30/19931Iowa
 Sokoli, Kristjan DT6-53009/24/19912Buffalo
 Spence, Sean LB5-112316/7/19906Miami (Fla.)
 Stewart, Grover DT6-434710/20/1993RAlbany State (Ga.)
86Swoope, Erik TE6-52575/8/19922Miami (Fla.)
 Thomas, Jhaustin DE6-62764/13/1993RIowa State
28Todman, Jordan (FA) RB5-102002/24/19905Connecticut
 Tolzien, Scott QB6-22139/4/19877Wisconsin
33Turbin, Robert RB5-1022512/2/19896Utah State
 Ugokwe, Jerry T6-7321//RWilliam & Mary
4Vinatieri, Adam K6-020612/28/197222South Dakota State
 Vujnovich, Jeremy T6-530010/12/19901Louisiana Coll.
93Walden, Erik (FA) OLB6-22508/21/198510Middle Tennessee State
 Walker, Phillip QB6-12012/26/1995RTemple
 Walker, Anthony LB6-12458/8/1995RNorthwestern
31Williams, Duke (FA) SS5-1120110/15/19905Nevada
 Williams, Brandon TE6-324710/12/19875Oregon
36Williamson, Andrew DB6-121211/18/19922Vanderbilt
 Wilson, Quincy CB6-12138/16/1996RFlorida
 Woods, Al NT6-43073/25/19878Louisiana State
 Wylie, Andrew T6-63118/19/1994REastern Michigan
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Indianapolis6-5314.86-4301.525.12144
 
 
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Position Listing
Al-Damion Riles
No Updates
Chester Rogers
News
Rogers had four receptions for 72 yards on seven targets in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

Rogers had a more prominent role in the season finale with Donte Moncrief out with a shoulder injury. Rogers went from an undrafted free agent to climb to the No. 4 receiver role while also taking over as the team's punt returner. With Phillip Dorsett having a disappointing season, Rogers could contend for a larger role in training camp next season.

Jon Bostic
News
Bostic (foot) participated in Tuesday's OTAs and got work as a starting inside linebacker, the team's official web site reports.

Bostic missed last season when he suffered a fractured left foot in training camp. It looks like he's ready to practice at full speed. He'll compete for a starting inside linebacker role this summer.

Andrew Williamson
News
Williamson (knee) ended the 2016 season on injured reserve.

Williamson, who went undrafted out of Vanderbilt in 2016, suffered an unspecified knee injury over the summer and reverted to IR after being waived/injured by the Colts. While the exact nature of his injury isn't clear, and neither is his current state of health, Williamson still has another two years left on his current contract and will likely be back in Indianapolis for the start of the 2017 campaign.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Arthur Jones
News
Jones (groin) was released by the Colts on Friday.

Jones was due to count over $7 million against the cap this season, which was unpalatable for someone that played in just 17 games over the past three seasons. The 30-year-old will now look to land elsewhere and get healthy ahead of the 2017 campaign.

Injury
Groin - Questionable for the start of training camp
Ryan Kelly
No Updates
Anthony Castonzo
No Updates
Jack Mewhort
News
Mewhort (knee) did not practice Tuesday, George Bremer of The Herald Bulletin reports.

All reports are that Mewhort is progressing nicely from the knee injury that he sustained at the end of last season. He actually practiced Monday which suggests that his absence could be linked to a more precautionary transition back into action. By the end of the week we should have a good idea of where he stands health-wise.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Kristjan Sokoli
News
Sokoli has been elevated to the Colts 53-man roster.

Sokoli will provide depth to an offensive line that has been marred by injuries this season.

Blake Muir
No Updates
Malik Hooker
News
Head coach Chuck Pagano said Friday that Hooker(hip/sports hernia) will be ready to go for training camp, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.

The expectation for Hooker was that training camp would be the earliest the safety would be able to return, so it appears as though he is right on schedule in terms of his recovery. The rookie out of Ohio State will have all of training camp to impress the Colts coaching staff in an effort to assert himself as one of the team's top safeties in his debut season.

Injury
Sports Hernia - Questionable for the start of training camp
Rashaan Melvin
News
Melvin (knee) has been working as the backup at left corner with rookie Quincy Wilson sidelined with a foot injury, according to the team's official web site.

Melvin missed the final game of last season with a knee injury, but it doesn't look like a concern for 2017. Melvin will battle 2017 second-round draft pick Wilson for the starting left cornerback job opposite Vontae Davis.

Colin Jeter
No Updates
JoJo Natson
No Updates
Rigoberto Sanchez
No Updates
Trent Cole
News
Cole had a sack, a tackle for a loss and four tackles in Sunday's loss to Houston.

Cole's season looked over after a back injury placed him on injured reserve after Week 3, but he's been a productive rotation at rush linebacker. He played a season-high 46 snaps in Sunday's loss. It was just his fourth sack in 18 games since joining the Colts.

Erik Swoope
News
Swoope appears to have taken hold of second-string tight end duties after the Colts didn't select a player at the position during the 2017 NFL Draft, Stephen Holder of IndyStar.com reports.

Jack Doyle is expected to open the season as the team's top tight end after the Colts sent Dwayne Allen to the Patriots in a trade back in March. That allows Swoope to push for the No. 2 role behind Doyle despite pulling in just 15 receptions for 297 yards and a touchdown during the 2016 campaign. With the Colts not electing to draft a tight end and instead, bringing in a few undrafted free agents, it appears they feel confident with what they have in Swoope and that should allow him to take on a bigger role in the offense moving forward.

Tyson Graham
No Updates
Johnathan Hankins
News
Hankins will sign a three-year, $30 million deal with the Colts on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Hankins' deal reportedly includes $14.5 million in guaranteed money. The talented defensive lineman was arguably the best defensive player left in free agency, and while the Colts were originally unlikely to sign him, they eventually decided they were willing to pay him the type money he has wanted for the past couple of months. As a player, Hankins should provide a major boost for the Colts' run defense, which was a bottom-10 group in 2016.

Lee Hightower
No Updates
Robert Turbin
News
Turbin will have to battle Josh Ferguson and 2017 fourth-round draft pick Marlon Mack for whatever touches Frank Gore doesn't get, Stephen Holder of The Indianapolis Star reports.

As expected, the Colts added backfield competition during the draft, making Mack the 15th running back selected (at No. 143 overall) in a strong class for the position. Turbin signed a two-year contract earlier in the offseason, but it's a modest sized deal which suggests he won't be handed the top backup job. Ferguson figures to compete for playing time on passing downs, while Mack is an immediate threat to supplant Turbin as the No. 2 option for carries.

Nate Hairston
News
The Colts selected Hairston in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 158th overall.

Hairston was the top corner on a tough Temple defense last year. He was only a one-year starter, but Hairston's arrival was delayed by a position change from wide receiver his third year in school. Mediocre Combine testing leaves Hairston with a projection as a likely backup in the NFL.

Reggie Porter
No Updates
Darryl Morris
News
Morris (hip) was able to return to Sunday's game against the Jaguars, George Bremer of the Herald Bulletin reports.

Morris suffered a hip contusion earlier in the contest, but was ultimately able to return as he'll get plenty of snaps at cornerback moving forward.

Mo Alie-Cox
No Updates
Tevaun Smith
News
Smith was waived by the Colts on Tuesday.

Smith was promoted to the active roster a little less than a month ago, but failed to record a reception in two games with the team. He'll now hit the free agent market in hopes of finding his way onto a 53-man roster or practice squad.

Jordan Todman
News
Todman had four carries for 19 yards in Sunday's win at Minnesota.

Todman got some carries late in a blowout win. He's clearly third on the depth chart and doesn't get many snaps on offense.

Al Woods
News
Woods signed a deal with the Colts on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Woods spent his last three seasons with the Titans, racking up 66 combined tackles in 42 games while plugging holes along the defensive line. The Colts were 25th in opponent rushing yards per game in 2016, so Woods should provide a nice boost for their run defense going forward.

Clayton Geathers
News
Geathers is still rehabbing his neck after undergoing offseason surgery.

Geathers has been sidelined since being placed on the injured reserve following a neck injury in Week 12 of last season. Coach Chuck Pagano indicated he has "been at our facility every day during the offseason program rehabbing with our training staff." It is unclear when he will be able to transition from rehabbing to actually participating during these offseason workouts. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound safety finished the year with 59 tackles in nine games.

Injury
Neck - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brian Schwenke
No Updates
Barkevious Mingo
News
Mingo signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Colts on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Mingo spent last season on the Patriots after being traded from the Browns last August. The former sixth-overall pick had just 11 tackles while playing in all 16 regular season games. He'll likely be a backup linebacker for the Colts in 2017.

Chris Milton
No Updates
Quan Bray
News
Bray (ankle) signed his exclusive rights tender with the Colts, Joe Spears of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Bray was near the bottom of the Colts' receiver depth chart last season before injuring his ankle and ending the year on injured reserve. He'll compete for return duties in 2017 and could work his way up the depth chart as well.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
T.Y. Hilton
News
Hilton turned 12 targets into six catches for 95 yards Sunday against the Jaguars.

Hilton topped the 90-yard mark eight times this season, including four times in the last five games. Quarterback Andrew Luck's favorite target finishes the 2016 campaign with 91 catches for 1,448 yards and six touchdowns. The former two numbers represent new career highs for the fifth-year speedster.

Marlon Mack
News
Mack has made a positive impression on head coach Chuck Pagano thus far into OTAs, Kirk Larrabee of 247 Sports reports. "He's a quick learner, quick study. He's picking up things extremely fast. He's got good hands. He's good vision, he's got a nice jump cut. He's explosive, he can burst, good in traffic, and he's learning the protection part of it," Pagano said.

Mack is a big-play running back who set the all-time rushing record at South Florida in just three seasons, averaging 1,203 yards per year at 6.12 yards per carry. The Colts picked him in the fourth round to add depth to a thin backfield that features only the 34-year-old Frank Gore, career backup Robert Turbin and undrafted second-year player Josh Ferguson. While it will be very difficult for Mack to unseat Gore ahead of Week 1, he likely has a legitimate shot to wrestle the No. 2 role from Turbin (while Ferguson focuses on his role as the team's primary kick returner), especially if he can prove himself in pass protection.

Bug Howard
News
Howard has agreed to terms with the Colts.

Howard, who joins the team as an undrafted free agent, brings a 6-foot-4, 221-pound frame and good hands to the table, but his subpar wheels hampered his draft stock. Indianapolis is fairly stacked at receiver, so Howard will need to be impressive in training camp in order to make it through final roster cuts.

Antonio Morrison
News
Morrison started at inside linebacker opposite Edwin Jackson with D'Qwell Jackson suspended and had nine total tackles in Sunday's loss to Houston.

Morrison played 49 of 67 snaps on defense as it looks like he'll get the bulk of playing time at inside linebacker while D'Qwell Jackson is out another three games after a PED suspension.

D'Qwell Jackson
News
Jackson (concussion) was released by the Colts on Thursday.

Jackson had a nice season for the Colts before being suspended for its final four games due to a violation of the NFL's performance enhancing substances policy, racking up 78 combined tackles, one sack and two forced fumbles. The veteran inside linebacker would have been owed $5.5 million of non-guaranteed money in 2017 had the Colts kept him, so it is not necessarily surprising to see him released, especially taking the recent suspension into consideration. Jackson is now entering his eleventh season, but still appears to have plenty of gas left in the tank and should find himself on an NFL roster come September.

Duke Williams
News
Williams was waived by the Colts on Monday.

Williams was among 10 players cut loose Monday as the Colts opened up roster spots for the slew of undrafted rookies they signed over the weekend. The 26-year-old will try to latch on with another organization after appearing in 10 games with the Bills and Colts in 2016, logging four total tackles.

Lavar Edwards
News
Edwards was released by the Colts on Friday, Mike Chappell of IndySportsCentral.com reports.

Edwards played in five games for the Colts this season after being claimed off waivers in mid-October, totaling four tackles and a sack in limited action. However, he's been inactive in each of the past two contests and appears to have fallen out of favor in Indianapolis. Fellow outside linebacker and second-year player Deiontrez Mount was signed in a corresponding move.

Donte Moncrief
News
Moncrief (shoulder) is healthy and hopes to earn a long-term deal with the Colts as he prepares for the final season of his rookie contract, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.

A third-round selection in the 2014 draft, Moncrief has flashed the potential to become an excellent sidekick for T.Y. Hilton, but a combination of injuries -- both his own and Andrew Luck's -- and general inconsistency has combined to slow his development and largely limited his impact to the red zone. Moncrief scored on 13 of his 94 receptions in 25 games over the past two seasons, but he produced only 11.1 yards per catch and 6.5 yards per target. Everything appeared to be in place for a breakout last season, when he instead suffered a fractured scapula in Week 2 and didn't return until Week 8. Moncrief then played through a hamstring injury for much of November and December, later missing Week 17 with another shoulder injury. There's still plenty of cause for optimism in the wake of what was essentially a lost season, as he's back to full health and locked in as the No. 2 wideout in what should be a high-powered passing attack. Boasting an elite combination of size and speed, Moncrief only needs one big season on his resume to cash in with a monster contract.

Jack Doyle
News
Doyle is the clear-cut No. 1 tight end in Indianapolis, Colts.com reports.

Doyle's status as the top dog was confirmed without question when the Colts traded Dwayne Allen to the Patriots shortly after signing Doyle to a sizable three-year contract. The Indy offense has always made heavy use of tight ends with Andrew Luck under center, and the team is now left with just Erik Swoope behind Doyle on the depth chart. More help is likely coming through free agency and/or the draft, but everything is in place for Doyle to play a huge role in the Colts' 2017 passing game.

Matthias Farley
No Updates
Brandon Radcliff
No Updates
Le'Raven Clark
No Updates
Andrew Luck
News
The Colts have gone out of their way to avoiding providing a timeline for Luck's (shoulder) return to practice, The Indianapolis Star's Stephen Holder reports.

Although Colts brass confidently stated that Luck will be ready for Week 1, the lack of discussion about his return to the practice field is cause for concern regarding his training camp and preseason availability. Luck was never expected to participate in Indy's offseason program, as the procedure he had in January -- repairing a torn labrum -- typically requires four-to-six months for recovery. That timeline would seem to put him on track for the start of training camp, and yet the Colts have avoided any discussion of target dates, only saying that they'll be cautious with their franchise quarterback. While it won't come as any surprise if Scott Tolzien is leading the first-string offense at the start of camp, Luck is still expected to be back at full health by Week 1.

Injury
Shoulder - Labrum - Questionable for the start of training camp
Darrell Daniels
No Updates
T.Y. McGill
News
McGill (shoulder) injured his shoulder during Sunday's 24-20 victory over the Jaguars.

The severity of McGill's injury wasn't specified, but he will have ample time to recover from this issue in the offseason with the Colts out of playoff contention.

Injury
Shoulder - AC Joint - Questionable for the start of training camp
Thomas Hennessy
No Updates
Jabaal Sheard
News
Sheard signed a three-year, $25.5 million contract with the Colts, The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reports.

A versatile defender who can line up at both outside linebacker and defensive end, Sheard churned out 70 tackles and 13 sacks across 28 games for the Patriots the past two seasons. He'll now look to compete for a starting role with the Colts.

Stephen Morris
News
Morris signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts.

After spending the season on the Colts' practice squad, the second-year quarterback will now be given another chance to secure a spot on the team's 53-man roster in 2017.

Josh Boyd
News
Boyd signed with the Colts on Friday, UPI.com reports.

The team opted to waive linebacker Curt Maggitt in a corresponding move with the addition of Boyd. The 27-year-old played 26 career games, including four starts, in three seasons with the Packers. He tallied 43 tackles and one pass defensed in the process before ultimately being waived while recovering from an ankle injury. The Mississippi State product will look to compete for a spot on the Colts' final roster.

Frank Gore
News
Gore did not report to practice Tuesday for personal reasons, Mike Chappell of Indysportscentral.com reports.

Gore was granted permission to return to Miami to attend to family matters. Coach Chuck Pagano noted that he is not at all worried about Gore, claiming that the 34-year-old has been on a strict workout regimen. The expectation is that Gore will be back in Indianapolis by the end of the week, but given the uncertainty regarding the issue it's more of a wait and see at this point. In the meantime, Robert Turbin is likely to get to bulk of Gore's reps during the short absence.

Injury
Personal - Questionable for the start of training camp
T.J. Green
News
Green (shoulder) has been participating in OTAs and getting time as the starting strong safety with Clayton Geathers and Malik Hooker missing training camp.

Green sprained his shoulder in the final game of last season, but it doesn't look like an injury to be worried about for the 2017 season. Green will likely have a reserve role, but it's possible he could be pressed into more action with both Geathers (neck) and Hooker (hip/sports hernia) sidelined in the spring due to offseason surgery.

Trey Griffey
No Updates
Joe Haeg
No Updates
Kamar Aiken
News
Aiken was told that there would be open competition for spots at wide receiver, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.

T.Y Hilton and Donte Moncrief are locked in at the top, but with 2015 first-rounder Phillip Dorsett shaping up as a disappointment, the rest of the Indianapolis wideout depth chart should be up for grabs. Aiken had to settle for a one-year deal in the wake of a disappointing 2016 season, but he did catch 75 passes for 944 yards in 2015 while serving as Baltimore's No. 1 receiver for much of the year. The Andrew Luck-led Colts could give the 27-year-old a real shot to get his career back on track, as Moncrief's injury history and Dorsett's poor performance leave the team without reliable pass-catching options behind Hilton.

Grover Stewart
News
The Colts selected Stewart in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 144th overall.

Stewart dominated the competition in the Southern Conference at Albany State. He was a three-time first-teamer in the Southern Conference and has good size at 6-foot-4, 334 pounds, but Stewart will have a learning curve at the next level as he adjusts to NFL competition. Stewart is a project with upside, but some may consider him a reach even at the bottom of the fourth round.

Dante Blackmon
No Updates
Kendall Langford
News
Langford (knee) said Monday he'll be ready for the start of training camp, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.

Langford was restricted to just 10 tackles in seven games last season due to lingering symptoms from surgery to repair damaged cartilage in his knee. Although the defensive end is still going through rehab, he guaranteed he'd be ready for camp, which would bode well for his availability ahead of the regular season. In his first season with the Colts in 2015, Langford tied for the team lead with seven sacks.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Dalton Crossan
No Updates
Scott Tolzien
News
Tolzien, drawing the start for the injured Andrew Luck (concussion), completed 22 of 36 passes for 205 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in Thursday's 28-7 loss to the Steelers.

Tolzien turned in a solid effort in what was his first start in exactly three years, but a combination of factors helped derail any chances of a victory. The 29-year-old was victimized by drops on several occasions and also saw T.Y. Hilton go down with a back injury on a hit deep down the middle after a drop. Tolzien also came up short of the goal line on third-down scrambles on two separate occasions, and then couldn't connect with his receivers on the subsequent fourth-down play in either instance. Luck could well be back from the Colts' Week 13 road match-up versus the Jets, but if he's unable to be cleared in time, Tolzien certainly showed enough Thursday to be considered a fairly sneaky, albeit somewhat desperate, fantasy option against New York's vulnerable secondary with 10 days of prep time.

Phillip Dorsett
News
Free-agent signee Kamar Aiken could push Dorsett for the No. 3 receiver role, Stephen Holder of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Even if the Colts hadn't signed Aiken, it's quite likely Dorsett would've faced competition from Chester Rogers, Quan Bray (ankle) and/or a draft pick. Simply put, the 2015 first-round selection hasn't developed as expected through two seasons, catching 51 passes for 753 yards and three touchdowns in 26 games. Dorsett did manage efficient marks of 16.0 yards per catch and 8.8 yards per target last season, but he only drew four targets per game in an Indianapolis offense that badly needed someone to step up while Donte Moncrief (56 targets in nine games) was injured. Dorsett has yet to prove he's anything more than an occasional deep threat.

Robert Mathis
News
Mathis announced he'll retire after the 2016 season.

Mathis will play one final game Sunday against Jacksonville. He has four sacks this season and 122 career sacks along with five Pro Bowl appearances.

Deyshawn Bond
No Updates
Erik Walden
News
Walden had a sack, a tackle for a loss and five total tackles in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

Walden had a career high 11 sacks as he became the clear leader of Indy's pass rush. His career year came at the right time as he's set to be a free agent. However, he never had six sacks prior to this year and was never seen as a pass rush specialist.

Matt Overton
No Updates
Adam Redmond
No Updates
Phillip Walker
No Updates
Anthony Walker
No Updates
Garrett Sickels
No Updates
Henry Anderson
News
Anderson (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Anderson missed each of the Colts' past two games with a knee injury, but his unrestrained practice Wednesday points to the former first-rounder being ready to return Sunday against the Titans.

Sean Spence
News
Spence has agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with the Colts, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

A 2012 third-round selection, Spence has started 19 of his 46 regular-season games, recording 144 tackles (100 solo) and five sacks. He's never locked down a role as an every-week starter, but he could get that opportunity with an Indianapolis team that has a clear weakness at inside linebacker.

Edwin Jackson
News
Jackson had six total tackles in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

Jackson took over as a starter at inside linebacker after several injuries and suspensions. He averaged 6.6 tackles per game over his last five games after getting more playing time and put himself in a position to contend for a starting job next season.

Tarell Basham
News
The Colts selected Basham in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 80th overall.

Basham (6-foot-4, 269 pounds) is a big, athletic edge prospect who has good upside at a position of need for Indianapolis. He logged a 4.7-second 40 at the Combine, adding a 119-inch broad jump, and he finished his final season at Ohio with 10.5 sacks and 15 tackles for loss.

Josh Ferguson
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Ferguson had five carries for 11 yards in Monday's win over the Jets.

It was Ferguson's first carries since Week 5 as he got some playing time late in a blowout win. Ferguson had a regular role in the passing game to begin the season (19 receptions in the first give games), but hasn't played much since with just one reception and no carries in his previous six games. It's not likely Monday's performance earns him a significant role like he had early in the season.

Zach Banner
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Tevin Mitchel
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Mitchel signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts.

Mitchel has struggled with injuries throughout his young NFL career. In 2015 he missed the entire season due to a torn left labrum. The cornerback then suffered a hamstring injury in the Colts' third preseason game this past season, resulting in his release from the team. He was brought back to the practice squad in Week 8, so he has plenty of experience with the team's personnel.

Darius Butler
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Butler (head) could move from safety to cornerback in 2017, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.

The Colts had announced prior to the draft that Butler would stick at safety again in 2017, but the team's first-round selection of safety Malik Hooker may have changed those plans. Even if Butler ultimately ends up remaining a starting safety in name, the Colts will likely be flexible with how they use him. Expect Butler to also see some work as a slot corner in five- or six-defensive back sets.

Injury
Head - Questionable for the start of training camp
Marcus Leak
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Vontae Davis
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Davis (groin) was removed from the Colts' injury report in advance of Monday night's game against the Jets.

Suspicion of Davis' game status grew after the corner logged a limited practice Thursday, but he ended the week with full sessions both Friday and Saturday. Barring a setback prior to kickoff, Davis will be ready to play.

Akeem Ayers
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Ayers has four tackles, a sack and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.

Ayers played just 19 snaps, but his production could earn him more playing time.

Quincy Wilson
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Wilson was held out of Tuesday's practice with a foot injury, George Bremer of The Herald Bulletin reports.

Wilson showed up to practice with both a boot on his right foot and a lot of unanswered questions. With relatively much information regarding the injury unknown, it's tough to tell how long he'll be sidelined. His status should be become clearer in the coming days.

Injury
Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Deiontrez Mount
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Mount was signed to the Colts' active roster Friday, Mike Chappell of IndySportsCentral.com reports.

Mount (6-5, 249) is a 2015 sixth-rounder from Louisville who spent his rookie season with the Titans, but only lasted four games before landing on IR and was ultimately cut in August. He's resided on the Colts' practice squad since. Now on the active roster, he looks to provide depth at outside linebacker and contribute on special teams.

Jerry Ugokwe
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John Simon
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Simon signed a three-year deal with the Colts on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.

Simon joins his former division rival after spending the past three seasons in Houston. He recorded 51 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two pass deflections, and one forced fumble through 11 games with the Texans last season. Simon will now look to compete with Akeem Ayers and Curt Maggitt for a starting role at outside linebacker.

Jeremy Vujnovich
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Hassan Ridgeway
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Ridgeway (back) is active for Monday night's game against the Jets.

Ridgeway, a fourth-rounder out of Texas, missed Thursday's practice but was back to being a full participant Saturday. He projects to rotate in behind starter Henry Anderson.

Margus Hunt
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Hunt signed a two-year contract with the Colts on Monday, NFL Network reports.

Hunt has been a disappointment in the league since the Bengals selected him in the second round of the 2013 draft, but the native Estonian emerged as a serviceable run defender this past season, albeit in a limited role. Now in Indy, he merely projects to serve as depth along the defensive line.

David Parry
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Parry (pectoral) got time as the starting nose tackle in Tuesday's OTAs, the team's official web site reports.

Parry strained a pectoral muscle late last season, but it doesn't look like a worry for the 2017 season. However, Parry may face a suspension under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with driving under the influence, criminal damage, auto theft, suspicion of robbery and resisting arrest in an incident in February in Scottsdale, Arizona. Parry pled guilty to one count of attempted unlawful means of transportation and one count of disorderly conduct. He still faces a DUI charge.

Adam Vinatieri
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Vinatieri converted 27 of 31 field goal attempts and all 44 of his extra points during the 2016 season.

Vinatieri, playing at 43 years old the majority of the season, tied for the sixth-best field goal percentage in the league at 87.1 percent. He was one of the few kickers to not miss an extra point throughout the year, too, and was a fantastic 7-for-9 on kicks longer than 50 yards. Set to return for the Colts in 2017, Vinatieri is yet to show any signs of slowing down his Hall of Fame career.

Jhaustin Thomas
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Brandon Williams
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Williams (concussion) signed with the Colts on Monday.

Williams arrives in Indianapolis after the team traded tight end Dwayne Allen earlier this offseason. With only Jack Doyle and Erik Swoope remaining at the position, Williams adds depth to the Colts' options, even though his four-year totals of six receptions for 80 yards are rather uninspiring.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Fahn Cooper
No Updates
Luke Rhodes
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Jeff Locke
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Andrew Wylie
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Denzelle Good
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