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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
1,158 181
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
916 183
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

3
729 171
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

4
698 151
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

5
523 147
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
502 117
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
466 127
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

8
540 108
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

9
414 132
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
429 129
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

11
392 113
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

12
390 148
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

13
528 183
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

14
398 99
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

15
369 116
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
347 111
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
371 107
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
280 97
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
270 87
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

20
242 44
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

21
246 79
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
244 83
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
169 48
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
189 80
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
198 93
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

26
156 56
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Cornerback, Defensive back

27
144 89
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Linebacker

28
190 73
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added

29
204 146
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

30
142 84
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Punter, Quarterback

31
145 98
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

32
121 81
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
179 127
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

34
131 84
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle

35
103 35
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

36
179 74
Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Fullback

37
76 32
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

38
106 97
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

39
70 30
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

40
69 28
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Linebacker

41
115 77
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
98 70
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Center

43
62 33
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

44
71 37
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

45
59 27
Jimmy Orr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

46
53 26
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

47
87 92
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Linebacker

48
69 41
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Tight end

49
89 70
John Dutton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

50
84 69
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Punter