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Top Takeaways: Colts Wrap Up OTAs
The Indianapolis Colts on Thursday held their 10th and final 2019 OTA session at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. What did we learn during the three weeks of practices?

Colts observations: Alie-Cox blooming at tight end, while WR battle heats up
Colts observations: Alie-Cox blooming at tight end, while WR battle heats up

Colts OTAs: Lessons from Andrew Luck, a receiver on the bubble and a final word on Gerald McCoy – The Athletic
More observations as the Colts' offseason begins to wind down.

Colts Sign Rigoberto Sanchez To Contract Extension | 1070 the Fan

On Tuesday afternoon, the Colts signed 24-year-old punter Rigoberto Sanchez to a contract extension.

Malik Hooker enjoying his first healthy offseason with Colts | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Seventeen rookies dot the roster and are going through their first offseason with the Indianapolis Colts. Malik Hooker makes it 18. He’s not a rookie, hasn’t been one since the Colts snatched him with the 15th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Nyheim Hines Wants 1,000 Yards From Scrimmage In Year Two | 1070 the Fan

As the versatile Nyheim Hines looks ahead to Year Two with the Colts, he has a specific goal in mind.

Chris Ballard Comments On Bobby Okereke Sexual Assault Accusation | 1070 the Fan

Colts rookie Bobby Okereke has had his name come out in a sexual assault accusation case from his collegiate days at Stanford. Here’s more information on the accusation and Chris Ballard’s comments on the situation.

Colts Bobby Okereke: Team knew of assault allegation before drafting him
Okereke made the team aware of the alleged incident during an interview at the Senior Bowl in late January.

‘We’re sensitive to it’: Colts’ Bobby Okereke was subject of 2015 sexual assault investigation while at Stanford – The Athletic
Colts GM Chris Ballard: "This incident occurred four years ago and there was no discipline by the university and no charges by the police."

Kravitz: Before drafting Bobby Okereke, Colts never reached out to alleged victim – The Athletic
“I would have talked to the Colts,” the alleged victim said. “They need to know the kind of person they’re bringing onto their team."

Colts say they knew about sexual assault allegations against Okereke before draft | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Despite what Indianapolis Colts General Manager Chris Ballard calls a “he said, she said” sexual assault incident in Bobby Okereke’s career at Stanford, the team felt comfortable selecting the productive linebacker in the third round of April’s NFL Draft.

Andrew Luck Breaks Down Tape For NFL Films | 1070 the Fan

Take a look at Andrew Luck breaking down some of his own film, along with the QB touching on success in the red zone, finding tight ends and playing for Frank Reich.

Colts Earn ESPN’s Highest 2019 Offseason Grade
After re-signing many of their own important free agents, adding some talented outsiders and nailing another draft, the Indianapolis Colts are earning high marks for their 2019 offseason.

Nick Sirianni On New Weapons, Wide Receiver Depth, Andrew Luck In Second Year In System
Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni recently joined’s Matt Taylor on the Colts Official Podcast for a one-on-one interview. What were Sirianni’s thoughts on the offense’s new weapons, the wide receiver depth, Andrew Luck headi

Frank Reich Sees Malik Hooker Moving Better In OTAs | 1070 the Fan

Participating in his first spring offseason program in his NFL career, Malik Hooker is impressing his head coach

Four Colts Among Pro Football Focus’ Best-Ever Single-Game Performances
Since Pro Football Focus began grading players in 2006, Indianapolis Colts players account for four of the best single-game performances in that time. Take a trip down memory road as we take a look back at those games.

Colts OTA Takeaways + Interview with Rock Ya-Sin’s College Coach | 1070 the Fan

Episode 140 of Kevin’s Corner recaps the OTAs + gets you primed for the upcoming mandatory Colts minicamp.

The NFL’s 11 best safeties
The safety position demands more of those to play it than ever before. Here are the 11 best to hold up to the challenge.

Colts Facing Loaded Quarterback Schedule in 2019 | 1070 the Fan

In 2019, the Colts are playing a much-improved group of quarterbacks compared to last year. What does it look like?

The NFL pass-blocking awards -- Best and worst O-lines overall, and more
The importance of pass blocking in the NFL cannot be understated, so we used pass block win rate to identify the most compelling O-lines this season.

Colts Offensive Linemen Explain Changes Coming To Their Unit In 2019 | 1070 the Fan

Here are comments from the Colts offensive linemen on the differences they are experiencing under new line coaches Chris Strausser and Howard Mudd.

The Rookie Scouting Portfolio (RSP)Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room No.198: WR Parris Campbell, Jr. (Ohio St), A Projection Worth the Investment
Matt Waldman's RSP Boiler Room examines the fundamentals of Ohio State wide receiver Parris Campbell, Jr. — a likely projection pick in the 2019 NFL Draft that Waldman believes is worth the investment. If we remove the hair-splitting that is draft analysis, all prospects are projections. Still, in this subset of football culture, the "projection pick" is…

Colts Sign Guard Nico Siragusa; Place Center Javon Patterson On Injured Reserve
The Indianapolis Colts today announced they have signed free agent guard Nico Siragusa and placed center Javon Patterson on the Injured Reserve list.

Rookie Center Javon Patterson Out For Year With ACL Injury
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said Tuesday that Javon Patterson, one of the team's seventh-round picks in the 2019 NFL Draft, has suffered an ACL injury and will miss the 2019 season.

‘Crash Course’ With Peyton Manning Helped Spark Frank Reich’s Coaching Career
Frank Reich got his start in coaching as a 46-year-old intern with the Indianapolis Colts back in 2006. What role did Peyton Manning play in re-acclimating Reich to the NFL to jumpstart his coaching career?