INDIANAPOLIS – What are players up to now that the NFL offseason has begun for the Colts?
Ricky Jean Francois signed with Washington late on Thursday night. After doing so, Francois took to Twitter to thank the Colts and their fan base for the support over the last two seasons. Francois was always tremendous to the media during his time in Indianapolis and seemed like a player whose teammates enjoyed being around.
It was a crowded parking lot at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center on Tuesday morning. Those in attendance were listening to Pat McAfee speak with United Way involved. McAfee has been a busy man this offseason but always finds time for charitable work around the community.
Mathis instagrammed a picture of his two Super Bowl appearance rings earlier this week. He's had several "motivational" type social media posts lately. The timing is not surprising considering the uncertainty regarding his rehab from the Achilles injury from last season.
Joe Reitz's local roots took him out to Mount Vernon this week to read to an elementary school class. The Fishers native has been out and about lately making appearances in a various of places. Reitz ended the 2014 season on a strong note becoming a vital piece to an improved offensive line in the playoffs. He now enters 2015 as an unrestricted free agent.
The Colts had several representatives down at the Combine this week meeting the few fans allowed to attend. Along with Adams, Matt Hasselbeck, Jerrell Freeman and Boom Herron were also present at Lucas Oil Stadium.
We talked last week about Matt Overton and Jonathan Newsome making the trip to Ball State for their Dance Marathon. The two were in Muncie on Saturday for the event raising money for Riley Hospital.