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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
1,088 173
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
681 161
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
859 172
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

4
652 141
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

5
487 142
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
467 115
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
440 120
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

8
501 103
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

9
387 124
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
371 92
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

11
396 124
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

12
369 109
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

13
366 145
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

14
485 177
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

15
350 110
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
324 107
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
336 105
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
265 94
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
256 84
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

20
215 40
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

21
234 78
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
233 82
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
158 47
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
180 79
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
190 90
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

26
145 52
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Cornerback, Defensive back

27
134 86
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Linebacker

28
180 72
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added

29
198 141
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

30
139 79
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Punter, Quarterback

31
138 95
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

32
114 79
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
169 124
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

34
125 82
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle

35
175 71
Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Fullback

36
91 34
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

37
65 26
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

38
71 30
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

39
102 96
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

40
63 28
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Linebacker

41
109 76
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
93 69
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Center

43
50 24
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

44
54 25
Jimmy Orr is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

45
63 34
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

46
82 89
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Linebacker

47
54 32
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

48
65 39
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Tight end

49
86 68
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
55 30
Ken Dilger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Tight end