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Indianapolis Colts free agency live blog: Rumors, signings, and more

Tracking all of the latest rumors, signings, and updates from free agency as it pertains to the Indianapolis Colts.

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Happy New Year!  At 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the new NFL league year started, and with it came the beginning of free agency.  The first few moments of free agency are fast and full of plenty of moves, as plenty of players and teams had already agreed to deals in principle over the past few days during the "legal tampering period" (yeah, they need to find a better name for that).

The Colts aren't expected to be major players in free agency this year unlike in years past, but we still could see them make a few moves - particularly when it comes to an offensive lineman or pass rusher.  At Stampede Blue, we'll have individual posts about anything noteworthy relating to the Cots, but here you can keep track of them in one place as we'll list them here as well.  Furthermore, you can use the comments section as an open thread to discuss all things free agency today.

Below, you'll find a section relating to the Colts and free agency, as well as the list of each Colts free agent and any news or rumors on each of them.

Colts free agency live blog:

2:45 p.m. (Saturday) - Jerrell Freeman signs three-year contract with the Bears

6:06 p.m. (Friday) - Colts agree to terms with quarterback Matt Moore

5:00 p.m. (Friday) - Colts reportedly will host quarterback Matt Moore on Monday

2:53 p.m. (Friday) - Falcons head coach Dan Quinn confirms the team's interest in Jerrell Freeman

8:23 a.m. (Friday) - Jerrell Freeman meeting with the Bears on Friday

7:49 p.m. (Thursday) - Luke McCown re-signs with the Saints, meaning he won't be the Colts' backup quarterback

7:34 p.m. (Thursday) - Colts and Jerrell Freeman reportedly not close on new deal, contract negotiations not going well

5:41 p.m. (Thursday) - Quarterback Luke McCown reportedly visited Colts

12:43 p.m. (Thursday) - Quarterback Scott Tolzien reportedly visiting Colts

8:31 a.m. (Thursday) - Arthur Jones reportedly takes paycut with Colts

6:59 p.m. (Wednesday) - Saints signed former Colts tight end Coby Fleener to five-year deal

5:32 p.m. (Wednesday) - Former Colts safety Dwight Lowery agrees to three-year deal with the Chargers

4:44 p.m. (Wednesday) - Colts officially released wide receiver Andre Johnson

4:29 p.m. (Wednesday) - Report suggests that, though Jerrell Freeman will have suitors, the Colts are "still in the picture"

4:00 p.m. (Wednesday) - Colts did not tender Boom Herron, making him a free agent

4:00 p.m. (Wednesday) - Contracts for remaining Colts free agents, including Jerrell Freeman and Coby Fleener, officially expire

3:43 p.m. (Wednesday) - Saints reportedly interested in Colts tight end Coby Fleener

9:31 a.m. (Wednesday) - Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck retires, heads to ESPN

7:15 p.m. (Tuesday) - Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to two-year, $6 million deal

6:57 p.m. (Tuesday) - Chiefs reported as interested in Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman

3:30 p.m. (Tuesday) - Colts reported as "likely landing spot" for outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw

3:26 p.m. (Tuesday) - Colts signed long snapper Forrest Hill

2:43 p.m. (Tuesday) - Colts waived outside linebacker Bjoern Werner

8:33 a.m. (Tuesday) - Outside linebacker Trent Cole takes paycut to stay with Colts

8:09 p.m. (Monday) - Colts re-signed tight end Dwayne Allen to four-year, $29.4 million deal

10:19 a.m. (Monday) - Tight end Scott Chandler reportedly visiting Colts

10:13 a.m. (Monday) - Colts released quarterback Josh Freeman

12:54 p.m. (March 3) - Colts make qualifying offer to tight end Jack Doyle

Colts free agents:

Dwayne Allen, TE

Colt Anderson, S

Ahmad Bradshaw, RB

Coby Fleener, TE

Jerrell Freeman, ILB

Matt Hasselbeck, QB

Lance Louis, G

Dwight Lowery, S

Greg Toler, CB

Adam Vinatieri, K

Charlie Whitehurst, QB

Billy Winn, DE