COLTS PRESS RELEASES
COLTS FOOTBALL: ANTHONY RICHARDSON NOMINATED FOR WEEK 4 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Following Anthony Richardson’s Week 4 performance against the Los Angeles Rams, he was nominated for the NFL Rookie of the Week.
In his third career start, Richardson completed 11 of his 25 passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 56 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.
With his latest rushing touchdown, Richardson became the first quarterback in NFL history to score a rushing touchdown in each of his first three career games. He also became the first quarterback to rush for four touchdowns in their first three starts.
He joins quarterback C.J. Stroud (Houston Texans), running back De’Von Achane (Miami Dolphins), Bijan Robinson (Atlanta Falcons), wide receiver Puka Nacua (Los Angeles Rams) and cornerback Devon Witherspoon (Seattle Seahawks) as nominees for the distinction.
Fans can vote for Richardson on www.nfl.com/rookies, @NFL on Twitter, and on the NFL Mobile app through Thursday at 12:00 PM ET to determine who will bring home the NFL Rookie of the Week championship belt for Week 4. The NFL Rookie of the Week will be announced Thursday on NFL Now on NFL Network and on NFL.com.
COLTS RELEASE UNOFFICIAL DEPTH CHART FOR WEEK 5 GAME VS. TENNESSEE TITANS
» WR: Michael Pittman Jr., Amari Rodgers
» LT: Bernhard Raimann
» LG: Quenton Nelson, Arlington Hambright
» C: Ryan Kelly, Wesley French
» RG: Will Fries, Josh Sills
» RT: Braden Smith, Blake Freeland
» TE: Mo Alie-Cox, Drew Ogletree
» TE: Kylen Granson, Will Mallory
» WR: Josh Downs, Isaiah McKenzie
» WR: Alec Pierce
» QB: Anthony Richardson, Gardner Minshew, Sam Ehlinger
» RB: Zack Moss, Trey Sermon, Jake Funk
- Center Ryan Kelly and left tackle Bernhard Raimann were inactive for the Week 4 game against the Los Angeles Rams. Wesley French and Blake Freeland started in their place.
- Tight end Drew Ogletree led all pass catchers with three catches for 48 yards and a touchdown against the Rams. That touchdown was the first of his NFL career.
» DE: Kwity Paye, Tyquan Lewis, Jake Martin
» DT: DeForest Buckner, Taven Bryan
» NT: Grover Stewart, Eric Johnson II, Adetomiwa Adebawore
» DE: Samson Ebukam, Dayo Odeyingbo, Isaiah Land
» WLB: Shaquille Leonard, Grant Stuard
» MLB: Zaire Franklin, Segun Olubi
» SAM: E.J. Speed, Cameron McGrone
» CB: JuJu Brents
» FS: Rodney Thomas II, Trevor Denbow
» SS: Julian Blackmon, Nick Cross
» N: Kenny Moore II, Tony Brown
» CB: Jaylon Jones OR Darrell Baker Jr.
- Cornerback Dallis Flowers will miss the remainder of the season with an Achilles injury. In addition to starting on defense, he also was the team’s primary kick returner.
- Defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo led all defensive linemen with seven tackles 1.5 sacks and four quarterback hits.
» P: Rigoberto Sanchez
» PK: Matt Gay
» H: Rigoberto Sanchez
» LS: Luke Rhodes
» KR: Isaiah McKenzie, Josh Downs, Amari Rodgers
» PR: Isaiah McKenzie, Josh Downs, Amari Rodgers
COLTS SIGN WR AMARI RODGERS TO THE 53-MAN ROSTER; PLACE CORNERBACK DALLIS FLOWERS ON INJURED RESERVE; SIGN CORNERBACK DARREN HALL TO THE PRACTICE SQUAD
Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Colts today signed wide receiver Amari Rodgers to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and placed cornerback Dallis Flowers on the Injured Reserve list. The team also signed cornerback Darren Hall to the practice squad.
Rodgers, 5-9, 212 pounds, has spent time on the team’s active roster and practice squad this season. He was elevated to the active roster for Week 4 vs. the Los Angeles Rams and played. Rodgers was originally signed by Indianapolis as a free agent on August 2, 2023. He has played in 33 career games (two starts) in his time with the Colts (2023), Houston Texans (2022) and Green Bay Packers (2021-22) and has compiled 20 receptions for 249 yards and one touchdown. Rodgers has also totaled three carries for 18 yards, 40 punt returns for 305 yards (7.6 avg.) and 17 kickoff returns for 321 yards (18.9 avg.).
Flowers, 6-1, 196 pounds, has played in 17 career games (five starts) in two seasons (2022-23) with the Colts and has compiled 23 tackles (17 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss, three passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and six special teams stops. He has also registered 24 kickoff returns for 734 yards (30.6 avg.) and three punt returns for 13 yards (4.3 avg.). Flowers was originally signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on May 13, 2022. In 2023, he started all four games and recorded 15 tackles (11 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss and three passes defensed.
Hall, 6-0, 190 pounds, spent time on the team’s practice squad earlier this season after originally signing with the Colts on August 31, 2023. He participated in the Atlanta Falcons’ 2023 offseason program and training camp. Hall saw action in 31 games (10 starts) with the Falcons over the last two seasons (2021-22) and totaled 69 tackles (47 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, six passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three special teams stops. He was originally selected by Atlanta in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft out of San Diego State.