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
1,244 188
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
785 182
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
985 196
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

4
759 160
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

5
558 159
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
539 127
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
498 136
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

8
582 118
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

9
446 142
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
576 190
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

11
432 104
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

12
429 123
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

13
464 141
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

14
415 159
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

15
390 123
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
381 113
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
411 110
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
305 102
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
296 91
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

20
267 48
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

21
263 86
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
261 89
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
187 53
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
205 82
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
209 97
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback