Which Colts Could Hit The Open Free Agent Market On Tuesday?

Intro: With free agency rapidly approaching, the Colts still have 10 unrestricted free agents before the new league year begins on Tuesday.





INDIANAPOLIS – We are less than two days away from the free agency frenzy dominating the NFL world.

The Colts have re-signed Matt Hasselbeck but have several key unrestricted free agents who could hit the open market if deals are not done between now and Tuesday afternoon.

Here's a look at the Colts 10 remaining unrestricted free agents in 2015:

Colts 2015 Unrestricted Free AgentsSafety Mike Adams

2014 stats: 16 games played (16 starts). 87 total tackles. 11 passes defensed. 5 interceptions.

Experience: 11 seasons. 162 career games played (89 starts).

Outlook: Adams, who will turn 34 this March, was one of the Colts final free agent signings in 2014 but proved to be one of the most important. He is coming off a tremendous 11th NFL season by being named a Pro Bowl alternate thanks to tying for the league lead with 7 takeaways. Both sides have expressed their interest in getting something done to keep Adams in Indianapolis.

Safety Colt Anderson

2014 stats: 15 games played (0 starts). 13 total tackles. 12 special teams tackles.

Experience: 5 seasons. 63 career games played (6 starts).

Outlook: Anderson was the quarterback of the Colts punt coverage team, a unit that controlled field position in virtually every game this season. He led the team with 12 special teams tackles in 2014 while seeing emergency duty in the defensive backfield. Since the first publication of the 2015 free agent look for the Colts, LaRon Landry has been released. The safety position will need several additions this offseason.

Running Back Ahmad Bradshaw

2014 stats: 10 games played (1 start). 90 carries for 425 yards and 2 touchdowns. 38 catches for 300 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Experience: 8 seasons. 97 career games played (36 starts).

Outlook: For the second straight year, the 28-year old Bradshaw will hit the free agent market rehabbing a season-ending injury. In a running back group filled with questions, Bradshaw is an intriguing case study, one that was a major asset, when healthy, to one of the league's best offenses. After seeing LeSean McCoy get traded for a defender coming off a serious knee injury, does that impact the market value for the running back position this offseason?

Safety Sergio Brown

2014 stats: 15 games played (8 starts). 24 total tackles. 6 passes defensed. 1.0 sack.

Experience: 5 seasons. 71 career games played (11 starts).

Outlook: Brown evolved from a special teams standout to a starting safety when LaRon Landry was suspended. Just like Anderson, Brown fills a critical role on one of the best special teams units in the NFL, along with providing secondary depth. With Landry gone, is Brown a guy the Colts consider a full-time start at the safety position.Cornerback Josh Gordy

2014 stats: 16 games played (0 start). 19 total tackles. 4 passes defensed.

Experience: 5 seasons. 59 career games played (11 starts).

Outlook: For the last three years, Gordy has primarily been the team's fourth cornerback. The Colts cornerback position could see some depth changes behind Vontae Davis, Greg Toler and Darius Butler, who was re-signed on Sunday night.

Defensive End Fili Moala

2014 stats: On injured reserve.

Experience: 6 seasons. 64 career games played (45 starts).

Outlook: Moala is one of the few holdovers from the Colts previous regime. He started 14 games in 2012-2013, while making the change to the team's 3-4 scheme. Moala is rehabbing an ACL injury he suffered during last year's OTAs. Does the release of Ricky Jean Francois and the uncertainty around Cory Redding (retirement) impact the Colts possibly bringing back Moala?

Wide Receiver Hakeem Nicks

2014 stats: 16 games played (6 starts). 38 receptions for 405 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Experience: 6 seasons. 86 career games played (65 starts).

Outlook: Nicks' numbers did not reach what he had previously put up in New York with a Colts offense relying mostly on other options. He did play a full season for the first time in his six seasons and made a couple of pivotal catches in the postseason. Does the addition of Duron Carter close the door on Nicks returning to Indinapolis?

Defensive End Cory Redding

2014 stats: 16 games played (16 starts). 44 total tackles. 3.5 sacks.

Experience: 12 seasons. 176 career games played (147 starts).

Outlook: The retirement subject entered Redding's mind last season and is once again on the front burner this offseason. He's been a vital presence not only on the field in implementing the Colts 3-4 scheme, but also within a young locker room. You would think a decision will come soon on both Redding and Wayne with the team's offseason program just over a month away.

Offensive Tackle Joe Reitz

2014 stats: 10 games played (4 starts).

Experience: 4 seasons. 44 career games played (24 starts).

Outlook: Reitz started at three spots for the Colts this season defining the versatility that every offensive line coach values on a 53-man roster. It's that plug and play ability that has allowed Reitz to be an important piece to the Colts offensive line since making his team debut in 2011. Reitz is the Colts only unrestricted offensive lineman.

Outside Linebacker Andy Studebaker

2014 stats: 13 games played (1 start). 16 total tackles.

Experience: 7 seasons. 94 career games played (9 starts).

Outlook: Another key special teamer is entering free agency. Studebaker has been a core guy across those Colts units since joining the team early last season. He's also provided some depth at outside linebacker.

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