Ten Legendary Colts Players, One Coach Named To 'NFL 100 All-Time Team'

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INDIANAPOLIS — Whether it's been the top moments, games or teams, the National Football League has made sure to celebrate its 100th season in 2019 in style.

But one more key countdown remained to be finished — until tonight.

The NFL has now officially wrapped up its reveal of its "NFL 100 All-Time Team," a roster of 100 players and 10 coaches named "The Greatest" in their respective positions.

Before we get to the Colts' selections, here's how the process to select the NFL 100 All-Time team played out, according to NFL.com:

"The process to select and celebrate the historic team began in early 2018 with the appointment of a 26-person blue-ribbon voting panel made up of coaches, team and front office executives, former players and members of the media with a deep appreciation for the history of the League, its teams and players, as well as a commitment to research. Tune in to see the reveal of the 100 greatest players and 10 greatest coaches in league history as part of the continuing celebration of the NFL's 100th season."

Not surprisingly, the Colts are all over the NFL 100 All-Time team list; the franchise has 10 percent of its players (10) and its coaches (one).

Here's a little on each Colts honoree on the list, via NFL.com:

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Raymond Berry, wide receiver

1955-1967 Baltimore Colts. Selected by Colts in 20th round of 1954 draft. Formed iconic QB-WR combo with HOF Johnny Unitas. Retired as NFL's all-time leader in receptions (631), receiving yards (9,275). One of 6 WR to win receiving Triple Crown outright, leading NFL in receptions (66), rec yards (959), & rec TD (14), 1959. Set then-NFL title game mark with 12 rec, 178 yards in Colts' OT win vs Giants, 1958. Made 6 Pro Bowls in 7-season span from 1958-1964 seasons. 3-time 1st-team All-Pro, 1958-1960. Member of 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. Named to NFL's All-Decade Team for 1950s. Born February 27, 1933, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Key accomplishments: 3x All Pro, 6x Pro Bowl, 2x NFL champion, inducted into HOF 1973

Teams: Colts

Key stats: Receptions: 631; Receiving Yards: 9,275; Touchdowns: 68

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Eric Dickerson, running back

1983-1987 Los Angeles Rams, 1987-1991 Indianapolis Colts, 1992 Los Angeles Raiders, 1993 Atlanta Falcons. Rams' first-round draft pick, 2nd overall, 1983 draft. Rushed for NFL-record 2,105 yards, 1984. Gained 1,800 or more rush yards 3 of first 4 seasons. Retired as the 2nd all-time leading rusher with 13,259 yards on 2,996 carries. Named to 6 Pro Bowls. All-Pro 5 times. Led league in rushing 3 times with Rams, once with Colts. Born September 2, 1960, in Sealy, Texas.

Key accomplishments: 5x All Pro, 6x Pro Bowl, inducted into HOF 1999

Teams: Colts, Rams, Raiders, Falcons

Key stats: Rush Yards: 13,259; Receiving Yards: 2,137; Rush TD: 90

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Marvin Harrison, wide receiver

1996-2008 Indianapolis Colts. Selected by Colts in 1st round (19th overall pick) in 1996 draft. Ranks 5th in NFL history in receptions (1,102), rec TD (128). NFL single-season record 143 catches, 2002. NFL-record streak of 8 straight years with 1,000+ rec yards & 10+ rec TD, 1999-2006. Super Bowl XLI champion with Colts. 4 straight seasons with 100+ receptions from 1999-2002, 2nd-most all-time. 8 straight 1,000-yard seasons, T-3rd longest streak all-time by WR. 8 straight Pro Bowls from 1999-2006 seasons, T-4th in NFL history among WR. 3-time 1st-team All-Pro. Named to NFL's All-Decade Team for 2000s. Born August 25, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Key accomplishments: 3x All Pro, 8x Pro Bowl, 1x Super Bowl champion, inducted into HOF 2016

Teams: Colts

Key stats: Receptions: 1,102; Receiving Yards: 14,580; Touchdowns: 128

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John Mackey, tight end

1963-1971 Baltimore Colts, 1972 San Diego Chargers. Selected by Colts in 2nd round (19th overall pick) in 1963 draft. 2nd TE elected to Hall of Fame. Helped revolutionize TE position as offensive weapon in addition to being great blocker. Long-distance threat who scored 6 TDs of 50+ yards, 1966. Averaged 20+ yards per reception twice, 1963, 1965. Caught deflected pass for 75-yard TD in Super Bowl V victory with Colts. Was 1st NFLPA President, 1970-1973. Made Pro Bowl in 5 of first 6 seasons. 3-time 1st-team All-Pro, 1966-1968. Named to NFL All-Decade Team for 1960s. Born September 24, 1941, in New York, New York. Died July 6, 2011, at age of 69.

Key accomplishments: 3x All Pro, 5x Pro Bowl, 1x Super Bowl champion, inducted into HOF 1992

Teams: Colts, Chargers

Key stats: Receiving Yards: 5,236; Receiving Touchdowns: 38

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Peyton Manning, quarterback

1998-2011 Indianapolis Colts, 2012-2015 Denver Broncos. Selected by Colts with 1st overall pick of 1998 draft. NFL-record 5-time NFL MVP. Entering Week 16, ranks 2nd in career pass TD (539). Had 4,000+ pass yards a record 14 times. Set NFL single-season records for pass yards (5,477), pass TD (55). One of 8 QBs with 7 pass TD in a game. Only starting QB to win Super Bowls with 2 franchises. Super Bowl XLI MVP in Colts' win. 2-time NFL Offensive Player of Year, 2004, 2013. Made 14 Pro Bowls (tied for NFL record at any position). 7-time 1st-team All-Pro (one of only 2 QBs to do so). Named to NFL All-Decade Team for 2000s. Born March 24, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Key accomplishments: 7x All Pro, 14x Pro Bowl, 2x Super Bowl champion

Teams: Colts, Broncos

Key stats: Passing Yards: 71,940; Touchdown Passes: 539

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Gino Marchetti, defensive end

1952 Dallas Texans, 1953-1964, 1966 Baltimore Colts. Named top defensive end of NFL's first 50 years. Selected by New York Yanks in 2nd round (14th overall) of 1952 draft. Yanks franchise folded, became Texans in his rookie season before moving to Baltimore. Selected for then-record 11 straight Pro Bowls, though missed one game because of broken ankle suffered in Colts' overtime win in 1958 NFL title game. All-Pro 1st-team 7 times, 1957-1962, 1964. Named to NFL's All-Decade Team for 1950s. All-around star defender, best known for vicious pass rushing. Born January 2, 1926, in Smithers, West Virginia. Died April 29, 2019, at age of 93.

Key accomplishments: 7x All Pro, 11x Pro Bowl, 2x NFL champion, inducted into HOF 1972

Teams: Colts, Texans

Key stats: Interceptions: 1; Fumbles Recovered: 13

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Lenny Moore, running back

1956-1967 Baltimore Colts. First-round draft choice, 1956. Rookie of Year, 1956. Started as a flanker, moved to running back in 1961. Amassed 12,451 scrimmage yards, 5,174 rush yards, 363 receptions for 6,039 yards. Scored 113 TDs, 678 points. All-NFL 5 times. Played in 7 Pro Bowls. NFL Player of the Year and Comeback Player of Year, 1964. Scored touchdowns in record 18 straight games, 1963-1965. Born November 25, 1933, in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Key accomplishments: 5x All Pro, 7x Pro Bowl, 2x NFL champion, inducted into HOF 1975

Teams: Colts

Key stats: Rush Yards: 5,174; Receiving Yards: 6,039; Rush TD: 63

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Jim Parker, guard

1957-1967 Baltimore Colts. Selected by Colts in 1st round (8th overall pick) in 1957 draft. All-American, Outland Trophy winner at Ohio State, 1956. Was 1st full-time offensive lineman named to Hall of Fame. Played half of 11-year career at tackle, half at guard. Exceptional blocker, specialized in protecting quarterback. Elected to 8 consecutive Pro Bowls, 1958-1965 seasons. Earned 8 straight 1st-team All-Pro selections, 1958-1965 (4th in NFL history among OL). Member of 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. Named to NFL's All-Decade Team for 1950s. Born April 3, 1934, in Macon, Georgia. Died July 18, 2005, at age of 71.

Key accomplishments: 8x All Pro, 8x Pro Bowl, 2x NFL champion, inducted into HOF 1973

Teams: Colts

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Don Shula, head coach

1963-1969 Baltimore Colts, 1970-1995 Miami Dolphins. Winningest coach in NFL history. Regular-season record: 328-156-6 (.676). Overall record: 347-173-6 (.665). Became head coach at age 33. Led Colts to 7 straight winning records. In 26 years in Miami, experienced only 2 seasons below .500. Coached in 6 Super Bowls. Won Super Bowls VII, VIII. Completed only 17-0 perfect season in NFL history, 1972. Played 7 seasons as defensive back/halfback with Browns, Colts, Redskins. Born January 4, 1930, in Grand River, Ohio.

Key accomplishments: 2x Super Bowl champion, inducted into HOF 1997

Teams: Colts, Dolphins

Key stats: Career Wins (Inc. playoffs): 347; Win Percentage (Inc. playoffs): .666

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Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas (19) looks to pass the ball circa 1967. (Tony Tomsic via AP)

Johnny Unitas, quarterback

1956-1972 Baltimore Colts, 1973 San Diego Chargers. Selected by Steelers in 9th round of 1955 draft; signed with Colts after being cut. Led Colts to 2 NFL titles, 1958-1959, plus 2 SB appearances, winning SB V. 3-time NFL MVP, 1959 (co-winner), 1964, 1967. Retired as NFL leader in pass yards (40,239), pass TD (290). Threw 1+ pass TD in 47 straight games, NFL mark that stood for 52 years. 10 Pro Bowls (5th all-time by QB). 5-time 1st-team All-Pro (T-3rd most in NFL by QB). Named to NFL's All-Decade Team for 1960s. Member of NFL's 75th Anniversary Team. Named NFL Man of Year, 1970. Born May 7, 1933, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Died September 11, 2002, at age of 69.

Key accomplishments: 5x All Pro, 10x Pro Bowl, 3x NFL champion, inducted into HOF 1979

Teams: Colts, Chargers

Key stats: Passing Yards: 40,239; Touchdown Passes: 290

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Adam Vinatieri, kicker

1996-2005 New England Patriots, 2006-Present Indianapolis Colts. Signed with Patriots as undrafted free agent after becoming all-time leading scorer at South Dakota State (since broken). Owns NFL records in (regular season and playoffs) for most career points, field goals made. Only kicker in NFL history to score 1,000+ points for 2 different teams. Has won 4 Super Bowl titles in 5 appearances, kicking game-winning FG in SB XXXVI and XXXVIII for Patriots. Set NFL record with 44 straight FG made, 2015-2016 seasons. 3-time Pro Bowl and 1st-team All-Pro selection. Named to NFL All-Decade Team of 2000s. Born December 28, 1972, in Yankton, South Dakota.

Key accomplishments: 3x All Pro, 3x Pro Bowl, 4x Super Bowl champion

Teams: Colts, Patriots

Key stats: Field Goal Percentage: 84.3%; Field Goals Made: 582; Extra Points Made: 852

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