NFL The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time  

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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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1,032 170
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Peyton Manning Quarterback

2
650 151
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
620 133
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

4
818 162
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Johnny Unitas Quarterback

5
465 135
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dwight Freeney Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
449 110
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Robert Mathis Outside Linebacker

7
419 113
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jeff Saturday Center

8
471 99
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Adam Vinatieri Placekicker

9
366 120
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

10
378 118
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Marshall Faulk Running back

11
354 135
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Eric Dickerson Running back

12
351 89
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dallas Clark Tight end

13
353 104
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Raymond Berry Wide receiver

14
464 169
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Andrew Luck Quarterback

15
338 103
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
John Mackey Tight end

16
310 101
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bob Sanders Strong Safety, Safety

17
321 101
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added T. Y. Hilton Wide receiver

18
251 89
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Gino Marchetti Defensive end

19
248 79
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bubba Smith Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

20
200 39
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Pat McAfee Punter, Placekicker

21
225 77
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Art Donovan Defensive tackle

22
224 74
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Lenny Moore Running back, Wide receiver

23
151 45
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Antoine Bethea Safety

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185 84
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bert Jones Quarterback

25
169 75
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Jim Parker Tackle, Guard

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141 47
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Vontae Davis Cornerback, Defensive back

27
128 83
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Gary Brackett Linebacker

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172 68
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Mike Curtis

29
192 135
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jim Harbaugh Quarterback

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132 73
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Earl Morrall Punter, Quarterback

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133 89
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Brandon Stokley Wide receiver

32
108 76
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Chris Hinton Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
121 77
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tarik Glenn Tackle

34
159 120
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Joseph Addai Running back

35
166 66
Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Alan Ameche Running back, Fullback

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69 25
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Lydell Mitchell Running back

37
62 22
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Tom Matte Running back

38
82 32
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Frank Gore Running back

39
61 22
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

40
97 94
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dominic Rhodes Running back

41
106 73
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tony Siragusa Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
89 66
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Ray Donaldson Offensive Lineman, Center

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79 84
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Duane Bickett Linebacker

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47 21
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Billy Ray Smith, Sr. Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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50 22
Jimmy Orr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Jimmy Orr Wide receiver

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52 29
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Ray Buchanan Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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57 32
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pierre Garçon Wide receiver

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63 36
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Marcus Pollard Tight end

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83 64
John Dutton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added John Dutton Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

50
77 64
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Rohn Stark Punter