INDIANAPOLIS – What did the Colts players have to say this week after getting outdoors on the practice field?
With the players on the field this week, for the first time in 2015, it allowed for some injured guys to see where they were rehab wise. Irving is near the top of that list after he tore his ACL at the midway point of last season. Whenever Irving is healthy, the free agent from Denver will be competing for a starting job at inside linebacker.
Dwayne Allen is in Arizona working out this offseason but is still close to the city he calls home. Here, Allen reaches out to Butler basketball player Roosevelt Jones on Twitter. We will have an update from Allen on Colts.com early next week. The tight end is expected to rejoin his teammates a week from Monday when OTAs begin.
The weather this week in the state capitol has felt summer-like. The city of Indianapolis will welcome more than 20 Colts rookies the next few weeks and the class will be out in the community touring a variety of spots. A few years back it was Thornton touring in Indianapolis with the 2013 rookie class. Now, he's competing for the starting job at right guard in his third NFL season.
It's the month of May and in this state, that means racing is at the forefront of many people's minds. Luck and Whalen both got an up close and personal view of the 2.5-mile oval down at IMS. From Pat McAfee kicking off the month of May last week, to this, Colts players are always involved with the 500.