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 

1
993 163
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Peyton Manning Quarterback

2
622 149
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
797 156
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Johnny Unitas Quarterback

4
598 131
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

5
451 131
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
434 107
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Robert Mathis Outside Linebacker

7
402 111
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jeff Saturday Center

8
459 95
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Adam Vinatieri Placekicker

9
351 118
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

10
346 129
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Eric Dickerson Running back

11
369 114
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Marshall Faulk Running back

12
343 86
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dallas Clark Tight end

13
345 101
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Raymond Berry Wide receiver

14
452 162
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Andrew Luck Quarterback

The Best Indianapolis Colts Wide Receivers of All Time

15
331 100
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
John Mackey Tight end

16
299 101
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bob Sanders Strong Safety, Safety

17
314 100
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
249 88
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Gino Marchetti Defensive end

19
240 78
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
190 35
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Pat McAfee Punter, Placekicker

21
221 73
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Lenny Moore Running back, Wide receiver

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220 77
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Art Donovan Defensive tackle

23
149 45
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Antoine Bethea Safety

24
182 84
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bert Jones Quarterback

25
166 74
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Jim Parker Tackle, Guard

26
140 43
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
125 82
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Gary Brackett Linebacker

28
168 67
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Mike Curtis

The Best Indianapolis Colts Running Backs of All Time

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188 133
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jim Harbaugh Quarterback

30
132 72
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Earl Morrall Punter, Quarterback

31
130 87
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Brandon Stokley Wide receiver

32
107 75
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Chris Hinton Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
157 116
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Joseph Addai Running back

34
115 75
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tarik Glenn Tackle

35
164 65
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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61 21
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Tom Matte Running back

37
66 24
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Lydell Mitchell Running back

38
79 29
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Frank Gore Running back

39
60 21
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

40
92 92
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dominic Rhodes Running back

41
102 72
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tony Siragusa Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
87 65
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Ray Donaldson Offensive Lineman, Center

The Best Indianapolis Colts Quarterbacks of All Time

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78 83
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Duane Bickett Linebacker

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46 20
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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48 21
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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47 28
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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61 34
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Marcus Pollard Tight end

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54 31
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Pierre Garçon Wide receiver

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82 63
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
74 63
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Rohn Stark Punter