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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
1,057 171
Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

2
663 155
Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time

3
835 167
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

4
632 139
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

5
473 138
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

6
455 115
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Outside Linebacker

7
430 115
Jeff Saturday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Center

8
487 100
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Placekicker

9
373 122
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

10
386 119
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

11
361 140
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

12
358 91
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

13
359 106
Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

14
474 171
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

15
344 106
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tight end

16
316 105
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Strong Safety, Safety

17
327 101
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
AlexPutnam added Wide receiver

18
259 91
Gino Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive end

19
250 81
Bubba Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

20
206 40
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Punter, Placekicker

21
229 76
Lenny Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

22
229 79
Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle

23
153 46
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Safety

24
175 77
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Tackle, Guard

25
186 88
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

26
142 51
Vontae Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
JabariParker12 added Cornerback, Defensive back

27
131 85
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Linebacker

28
174 70
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added

29
195 138
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Quarterback

30
135 77
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Punter, Quarterback

31
135 94
Brandon Stokley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Wide receiver

32
111 78
Chris Hinton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

33
124 80
Tarik Glenn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Tackle

34
164 123
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

35
171 69
Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back, Fullback

36
64 23
Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

37
70 27
Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Running back

38
85 33
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

39
100 95
Dominic Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Running back

40
61 25
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
KT32889MD added Linebacker

41
108 74
Tony Siragusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

42
92 67
Ray Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Center

43
82 86
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
Linebacker

44
48 22
Billy Ray Smith, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

45
51 23
Jimmy Orr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

46
53 30
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

47
58 34
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

48
64 37
Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
looksharp added Tight end

49
84 66
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
80 66
Rohn Stark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts of All Time
ejlinehan added Punter