1 receiver to complement Deebo Samuel and now are in prime position to do so through the draft on a cheap contract. They have also taken notice of the team as a unit, writing the following entry in their key takeaways of Week 3: The Indianapolis Colts are Low-Key Looking Pretty Hot.
NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Jim Trotter talk to Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen and Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard about Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
He had a strong showing in Week 2 against his former team (80.3 coverage grade), but managed to top that in Week 3 with the best performance of his eight-year career. Buckner was voted as the team MVP last season.
Mar 27, 2020. Free Agent profile for DI DeForest Buckner. Not bad for a guy who’s only been with the team for a month and a half. 7 overall pick from the 2016 NFL Draft, who was traded from the San Francisco 49ers to Indianapolis Colts this offseason, makes his first career "Top 100" appearance this year. The Colts fan since childhood shares his views with AllColts’ Phillip B. Wilson. “We are going to find out a lot about this Colts team against the Bears’ defense in Week 4, but I’m really liking what I have seen thus far.”, MORE: Check out Horseshoe Nation’s premium page, (Jake Arthur has covered the NFL and the Indianapolis Colts for nearly a decade and is a contributor for the team's official website, Colts.com. He is regarded as a better player than Armstead and seemed in line for a huge payday.
2 (89.7), 47 snaps (73%). Hours after agreeing to a five-year, $85 million contract with Arik Armstead, the 49ers traded DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts for the No. It’s not only individual success for the Colts that has piqued PFF’s interest.
Philip Rivers is looking sharp and is one of four quarterbacks to produce top-10 marks in both positively graded and negatively graded throw rate (Cam Newton, Russell Wilson and Jared Goff are the other three). The news was shocking at the time. 3 receptions (3 targets), 50 yards (16.7 avg. Six tackles for an interior lineman shows a player who was all over the place, but he was also credited with five pressures on the quarterback (four hurries, one hit). Reviewing more negatives than positives in the Indianapolis Colts’ 32-23 road loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. PFF also gave him four “stops,” which is a forced “failure” by the offense. Similar to the offense, the Colts defense has been clicking in the last two weeks, as they have allowed -0.44 EPA per pass play.
Wilson came up from his safety spot to impose himself with a pair of tackles for loss and a pass breakup. “On defense, Indy’s outside cornerbacks have combined to form the highest-graded unit in the NFL and their combined passer rating allowed of 49.6 is also the best. On top of completing 81% of his passes, Rivers went seven-of-eight on throws 10-plus yards downfield for 144 yards. NFL Network's Stacey Dales says Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers "looks right at home" in Indianapolis. 93.8 grade was the highest in a single game in his career. Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss his "NFL Top 100" ranking and discusses what QB Philip Rivers and DT DeForest Buckner will bring to the team in 2020.
The Colts traded away their 2020 first-round draft pick to the San Francisco 49ers for Buckner, and they are getting their money’s worth. 2021 first-time Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates: Quarterback Peyton Manning, wide receiver Calvin Johnson and defensive back Charles Woodson. He was efficient, catching all three of his targets (all resulting in first downs), and made a nifty tight-rope maneuver on his game-long 25-yard reception in the second quarter.