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A list of the best Indianapolis Colts of all time. This list includes all of the greatest players in Colts history, even those who played for the team when it was in Baltimore. The Colts are one of the NFL's classic teams. Many of the best Colts ever played in what is considered by many to be the greatest game in NFL history. The 1958 NFL championship game between the Colts and New York Giants was the first NFL game to go into overtime. In front of a large television audience, the Colts triumphed 23-17. Iconic Colts stars like Johnny Unitas, John Mackey, Art Donovan and Raymond Berry all wore the Colts' blue and white during that game. Unitas is considered by many to be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. During the team's time in Baltimore, the great Colts teams won three NFL championships and a Super Bowl.

Controversially moving to Indianapolis in 1984, the Colts had some superstars like Eric Dickerson and Marshall Faulk, two of the best running backs of all time, but it took until the drafting of Peyton Manning in 1998 for the Colts to acquire its franchise superstar. With Manning at the helm, the Colts were a playoff certainty, even winning Super Bowl XLI in 2007. Marvin Harrison, Reggie Wayne, Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis were on that team and are also some of the best Colts ever. 

This is the list of the greatest Colts players of all time. You can include all players from the Colts history, including the best players from Baltimore who may not be on this list. Vote or rerank this list according to how you think the best Indianapolis Colts star should be ranked 
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1
1,114 176
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
880 176
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

3
697 165
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

4
671 144
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

5
502 146
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
483 116
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
450 125
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

8
515 106
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

9
399 129
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
410 126
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

11
377 111
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

12
379 96
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

13
376 147
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

14
502 180
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

15
356 113
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
332 110
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
351 106
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
270 97
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
227 41
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

20
262 86
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

21
238 79
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
236 83
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
162 47
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
183 80
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
193 92
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

26
149 53
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Cornerback, Defensive back

27
138 88
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Linebacker

28
184 73
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added

29
201 143
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

30
139 82
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Punter, Quarterback

31
140 97
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

32
115 81
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
171 126
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

34
126 83
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle

35
96 34
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

36
176 73
Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Fullback

37
73 31
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

38
66 28
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

39
103 97
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

40
66 28
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Linebacker

41
110 77
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
94 70
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Center

43
56 26
Jimmy Orr is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

44
66 35
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

45
51 26
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

46
56 33
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

47
83 92
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Linebacker

48
87 70
John Dutton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

49
66 41
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Tight end

50
83 69
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Punter