INDIANAPOLIS – Saturday marks the final chance for the Colts roster to impress team personnel before the first round of roster cuts next Tuesday.
By 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, the Colts roster must be trimmed from 90 players to 75. The final roster cuts (to 53 players) will come next Saturday, following the team's final preseason game on Thursday.
Heading into the team's third preseason game in St. Louis, here's a look at the Colts 90-man roster by position.
In the parentheses below, the numbers on the left represent the current bodies at the position, the middle indicates how many players were kept following the initial cut to 75 last year and then on the right are the 2014 numbers after the cut to 53 players for that position group.
Running Backs (7/5/4): Vick Ballard, Frank Gore, Boom Herron, Josh Robinson, Zurlon Tipton, Abou Toure, Tyler Varga
Wide Receivers (10/8/6): Quan Bray, Vincent Brown, Duron Carter, Phillip Dorsett, T.Y. Hilton, Andre Johnson, Ryan Lankford, Donte Moncrief, Ezell Ruffin and Griff Whalen
Tight Ends (6/5/3): Dwayne Allen, Jack Doyle, Coby Fleener, Sean McGrath, Erik Swoope, Justin Sinz
Offensive Line (16/13/10): David Arkin, Anthony Castonzo, Denzelle Good, Harland Gunn, Jonotthan Harrison, Todd Herremans, Khaled Holmes, Tyler Hoover, Ulrick John, Lance Louis, Jack Mewhort, Kitt O'Brien, Joe Reitz, Donald Thomas, Hugh Thornton, Brandon Vitabile
Defensive Line (10/11/7): Henry Anderson, Josh Chapman, Montori Hughes, Arthur Jones, Zach Kerr, Kendall Langford, David Parry, Jeris Pendleton, Earl Okine, Kelcy Quarles
Linebackers (17/13/8): Daniel Adongo, Trent Cole, Jerrell Freeman, Carlos Fields, Nicklas Haag, Amarlo Herrera, Zack Hodges, Nate Irving, D'Qwell Jackson, Cam Johnson, Robert Mathis, Henoc Muamba, Jonathan Newsome, Justin Shirk, Junior Sylvestre, Erik Walden, Bjoern Werner
Cornerbacks (12/7/5): Jalil Brown, Darius Butler, Deveron Carr, Donald Celiscar, Chance Casey, Vontae Davis, Tevin Mitchel, Eric Patterson, Sheldon Price, D'Joun Smith, Raymon Taylor, Greg Toler
Safeties (6/6/4): Mike Adams, Colt Anderson, Clayton Geathers, Winston Guy, Dwight Lowery, Dewey McDonald
Dates To Remember
- Tuesday, September 1 (4:00 p.m. EST): Clubs must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players on the active roster*
* * Saturday, September 5 (4:00 p.m. EST): Clubs must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 53 players on the active roster