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Stampede Blue Jun 16, 2016

Colts tackle Anthony Castonzo named one of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world

Last year, Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo signed a large contract extension worth $43.812 million over four years with $35 million guaranteed. That new deal helped him make Forbes list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world for 2016. Castonzo came in tied at number 79 on the list with the Blue Jays’ Troy Tulowitzki after earning $22.5 million total last year. He made most of that in salary and winnings ($22.5M), though he did add $35,000 in endorsements. Though he was 79th overall in total earnings on the list of 100, he received the lowest endorsement money of anyone on the...
Stampede Blue Jun 9, 2016

Ryan Grigson wants Joe Reitz to win Colts' right tackle spot

One of the biggest topics of discussion for Colts fans this offseason has been who will be starting along the offensive line - particularly who will be starting at right guard and right tackle. The other three spots are determined: Anthony Castonzo at left tackle, Jack Mewhort at left guard, and Ryan Kelly at center. The right guard and right tackle spots have plenty of competition this offseason, however, and we'll have to wait until training camp and preseason to find out for sure who wins those spots. On Wednesday, Colts general manager Ryan Grigson spoke with 1070 the Fan's Dan Dakich...
Stampede Blue Jun 6, 2016

Colts roster ranked one of worst in NFL

Recently, ESPN posted an In$ider piece ranking every team's roster, and the ranking for the Indianapolis Colts might surprise you: their roster was ranked 28th out of 32 teams, making them one of the worst in the NFL. The rankings will likely surprise you much less when the entire context is realized: Pro Football Focus was behind the rankings, as it was only published on ESPN but compiled by PFF. Here's what PFF had to say on ESPN about the Colts roster being ranked 28th: Top five players: CB Vontae Davis, WR T.Y. Hilton, OG Jack Mewhort, OT Anthony Castonzo, OLB Trent Cole Starters who...
Stampede Blue May 31, 2016

Report: Colts were debating between Anthony Castonzo and Andy Dalton in 2011 NFL Draft

Back near the time of the 2016 NFL Draft, Sports Illustrated ran a story telling the extensive oral history of the 2011 Draft. The story didn't really receive as much attention at the time as it was overshadowed by this year's draft (understandably so), but the story did contain an interesting tidbit about the Colts. NFL Films senior producer and analyst Greg Cosell was one of those interviewed for the story, and he said that the Colts were deciding between tackle Anthony Castonzo and quarterback Andy Dalton in 2011. Here's what Cosell said: Castonzo was taken in the first round by...

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