INDIANAPOLIS –Much has changed since the Colts walked out of Gillette Stadium after the AFC Championship on Jan. 18, 2015.
While that game between the Colts and Patriots is largely remembered for the drama surrounding air in footballs, it also marked the beginning of a very-different looking team in Indianapolis.
Of the 53 Colts on the roster for their AFC Championship game in January 2015, only 9 remain.
When Chris Ballard took over in late January, he made it clear that changes would be coming.
So, after an offseason unlike any other in Indianapolis, how different do the Colts look in 2017?
- Of the 11 defensive starters at the team's 2017 minicamp in June, none of those players started in last year's season opener.
- Of the team's 90 players currently on the roster, 44 of them were not with the Colts last season.
- Ballard signed 11 unrestricted free agents in 2017. That's the most in franchise history. For comparison's sake, the Colts signed a total of six free agents from 2004-11.
95 / Johnathan Hankins / DT / 6-2 / 325lbs / Ohio State / 5yrs
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