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 
list ordered by

1
1,216 184
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
769 175
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
739 155
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

4
959 192
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

5
546 153
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
524 123
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
571 112
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

8
487 132
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

9
439 134
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
561 186
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

11
420 102
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

12
454 134
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

13
415 118
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

14
405 154
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

15
384 120
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
368 111
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
396 108
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
295 99
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
258 47
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

20
284 89
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

21
257 83
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
255 87
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
179 51
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
199 81
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
206 96
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback