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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1,051 170
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Peyton Manning Quarterback

2
658 154
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
831 166
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Johnny Unitas Quarterback

4
627 137
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

5
469 137
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
451 114
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Robert Mathis Outside Linebacker

7
425 114
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jeff Saturday Center

8
480 100
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Adam Vinatieri Placekicker

9
371 120
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

10
384 118
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Marshall Faulk Running back

11
360 138
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Eric Dickerson Running back

12
355 91
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dallas Clark Tight end

13
358 105
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Raymond Berry Wide receiver

14
472 171
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Andrew Luck Quarterback

15
344 105
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
John Mackey Tight end

16
314 105
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bob Sanders Strong Safety, Safety

17
325 101
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
258 90
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Gino Marchetti Defensive end

19
250 80
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
205 40
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Pat McAfee Punter, Placekicker

21
229 75
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Lenny Moore Running back, Wide receiver

22
229 78
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Art Donovan Defensive tackle

23
152 46
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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175 76
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Jim Parker Tackle, Guard

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186 87
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Bert Jones Quarterback

26
142 50
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Vontae Davis Cornerback, Defensive back

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129 85
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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174 69
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Mike Curtis

29
194 137
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Jim Harbaugh Quarterback

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135 75
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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134 92
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Brandon Stokley Wide receiver

32
110 77
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Chris Hinton Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
122 79
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tarik Glenn Tackle

34
162 122
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Joseph Addai Running back

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171 67
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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70 26
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Lydell Mitchell Running back

37
63 23
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Tom Matte Running back

38
85 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 24
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

40
98 95
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Dominic Rhodes Running back

41
107 74
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tony Siragusa Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
91 67
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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48 22
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 43 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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80 86
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Duane Bickett Linebacker

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51 23
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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53 30
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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58 34
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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64 37
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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84 65
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

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79 66
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Rohn Stark Punter