Reggie Wayne
American football player, wide receiver
Reggie Wayne
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne is a professional American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. Wayne was selected in the 1st round (30th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Colts. He played college football at the University of Miami.
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Colts owner Jim Irsay: Peyton Manning not candidate for GM - ESPN
Google News - about 1 month
ESPN Colts owner Jim Irsay: Peyton Manning not candidate for GM ESPN Though Peyton Manning isn't a contender for the Colts GM job, owner Jim Irsay says he'd love to have Manning play a role in the organization someday. (0:22). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email; comment. 8:18 PM ET. Colts fire general manager Ryan Grigson after 5 seasonsUSA TODAY Colts Great Reggie Wayne Shares Sentiment on Ryan Grigson's Irsay: Pagano stays; Gruden-Manning pairing ruled Indianapolis Star -Detroit Free Press -Yahoo Sports all 158 news articles »
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LaRon Landry’s Arms In Selfie Cause New PED Debate On Social Media
The Inquisitor - almost 2 years
LaRon Landry’s arms are causing more buzz for the NFL safety. A new selfie featuring the football player was posted on Thursday, and the photo has people buzzing about Landry on social media. The former Indianapolis Colts player is known for his large arms, but they have grown even larger since the end of the NFL season earlier this year. Sporting News shared the gym selfie featuring LaRon Landry on Friday. The football player was at the gym and working out when he stopped for the selfie. His arms are not hard to miss in the photo. Some reports say that his arms are bigger than his head. Look at the photo and judge that for yourself. Thankful for the chance to get some work in at the gym with @MrLandry30 — Jován L. Swann (@_jswann) April 2, 2015 In an interview back in 2012, Landry spoke about his large arms. He talked about the challenges he faces when it comes to clothes. His suits are custom made for him, and he complained that the suit he was w ...
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Ex-Colts WR Reggie Wayne reveals future plans
USA Today - almost 2 years
Longtime Colts receiver plans to play a 15th NFL season elsewhere.           
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Reggie Wayne’s Colts Tenure Ends
NYTimes - almost 2 years
The Colts will not re-sign Wayne, one of the most revered players in franchise history.
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Colts dump top receiver Wayne after 14 seasons
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
Reggie Wayne, a 14-year NFL veteran wide receiver who helped Indianapolis win the 2007 Super Bowl, will not be re-signed by the Colts, the team announced Friday. Wayne is the all-time Colts leader with 211 regular-season games played and ranks second in club history with 1,070 catches for 14,345 yards and 80 touchdowns. "Reggie is one of the greatest men to ever wear the horseshoe," Colts owner Jim Irsay said.
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Colts will not re-sign Reggie Wayne
LATimes - almost 2 years
The Indianapolis Colts announced Friday they will not re-sign All-Pro receiver Reggie Wayne, marking the end of an era for that franchise.
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Why Andrew Luck Is The Most Untradeable Player In The NFL
Huffington Post Sports - about 3 years
By Jeff Fedotin, National Football Post He’s six years younger than Aaron Rodgers, as athletic as Cam Newton, much bigger than Russell Wilson and as clutch as they come. If you had to select one player to build your team around at the most important position, you would choose Andrew Luck. “He has the stuff that makes legends,” said Colts linebacker Robert Mathis. Luck is poised to leave his legacy on the game because he has all of the qualities, which would make him the No. 1 selection in this quarterback-driven league if NFL general managers held a draft. (For what it’s worth, Deion Sanders took Luck first in the 2014 Pro Bowl Draft.) Smarts The high school valedictorian earned a 3.48 GPA as an architectural design major at Stanford, but his intelligence transcends book smarts and extends to his mastery of football concepts. Former Colts offensive coordinator/interim coach Bruce Arians — who was on the Colts and Steelers offensive staffs, respectively, when Peyton Manning a ...
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My Journey Down NFL Super Bowl Boulevard XLVIII - Part 1 of 6
CNN - about 3 years
You can see my entire set of photos from NFL Super Bowl 48 (XLVIII) Boulevard on my photo blog gallery Here. I had the opportunity to visit New York City’s Times Square for the NFL’s Super Bowl 48 (XLVIII) Boulevard, an amazing event for fans of professional football, sports fans in general, and anyone just looking to have a great time. There are events for both adults and children, most of which are completely free. NFL players have been signing autographs since the event began on Wednesday, January 29th, and will continue to sign through today. I’m on line for Cleveland Browns football great Jim Brown, who went on star in two of my favorite cult classic movies for the 1970s - Take A Hard Ride and Three the Hard Way - both of which he co-starred with martial artists, actors and fellow athletes Jim Kelly and Fred Williamson. When I visited Times Square for the NFL’s Super Bowl 48 (XLVIII) Boulevard on Thursday, I saw Steve Young from the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers & San Francis ...
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The great QB debate
San Francisco Chronicle - about 3 years
The NFL's quarterback revolution grinds on, each episode more revealing than the last. Russell Wilson stands at the forefront just now after guiding Seattle to that astonishingly comfortable Monday night victory over New Orleans, but this is a four-pronged affair, likely to entertain fans for the next 10 years. Here's how one observer answers the question, ranking the four game-changing quarterbacks in order (no slight to Cam Newton, who debuted in 2011, the season Kaepernick essentially watched from the sideline): Without the injured and highly capable Reggie Wayne, Luck has been targeting wideouts who simply cannot catch the ball - and that, among other issues, will be the club's undoing when it really matters. The Colts' offensive line is young and weary, causing Luck to be sacked a career-high five times in Sunday's 22-14 win over Tennessee. At the onset of his career, Luck was projected as a worthy heir to Johnny Unitas, Bert Jones and Peyton Manning in Colts quarterback lor ...
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Dolphins Bullying Investigation Puts GM, Coaching Jobs In Jeopardy
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Last month, Richie Incognito said severe repercussions would be warranted if the Miami Dolphins kept allowing sacks at such an alarming rate. "Everybody should be fired," he said. Nobody in Miami is talking about sacks anymore. Firings remain a distinct possibility for very different reasons. The Dolphins harassment scandal is threatening the season and job security, leaving the future of coach Joe Philbin, his assistants and general manager Jeff Ireland in doubt. Tackle Jonathan Martin alleges he was harassed daily by teammates, including Incognito, who has been suspended. While Martin is scheduled to meet with an NFL special investigator late this week, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has formed two committees to study the team's locker room culture. "Changes need to be made," Ross said at a news conference Monday. "We need to examine everything internally." Someone in the organization will likely be designated the primary culprit for the scandal, and Ireland' ...
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2013 Fantasy Football Trade Deadline: Eli Manning, Matt Forte Poised To Break Loose
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
By Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post Trade deadlines are fast approaching and for those of you who don’t rank as one of the top-3 highest scoring teams in your league, a slight roster overhaul may be in order. We recently took a look at the upcoming schedules for all 32 teams in the National Football League with an eye toward fantasy points surrendered at each position. With that information in hand, here are 18 players we’ve targeted as either buy or sell candidates. Any trade questions can be directed to my twitter account @JoeFortenbaugh. SET TO BUST LOOSE Quarterbacks Eli Manning, New York Giants: It’s been a tough year for the two-time Super Bowl winner, to say the least, as Manning currently ranks 31st in the NFL in passer rating (68.4), which is one spot above Brandon Weeden and one below Geno Smith. But the Giants come off the bye riding a two-game winning streak, are still alive in the hunt for the NFC East and have an extremely quarterback-friendly schedule on t ...
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NFL Week 9: Nick Foles, Elite Quarterback? And Other Mid-Season Surprises
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The NFL crossed its midpoint with its fair share of drama. A quarterback who is not named Brady, Brees, Manning or Rodgers went full Madden to throw seven touchdowns, while elsewhere one of the league's best teams nearly lost to one of the league's worst. And the only team that remains undefeated won only two games last season (which probably has Mercury Morris and the rest of the '72 Miami Dolphins breathing a tad easier). Here are five of the top story-lines from this week's slate: 1) Luck Unstuck No quarterback has more game-winning drives in his first two seasons during the Super Bowl era than Indianapolis' Andrew Luck. That number is now 10, to be exact. After a brutal first half Sunday night in which he completed just three passes, Luck brought the Colts back to a 27-24 win in Houston by tossing three touchdown passes. And this without the league's leading third-down target, receiver Reggie Wayne, who will miss the rest of the year. Luck recently told HuffPost that he is simp ...
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Colts Q&A with Scott Kacsmar + Texans notes
Houston Chronicle - over 3 years
This week’s pregame Q&A is with Scott Kacsmar, an assistant editor for Football Outsiders and writes for ESPN Insider. If you enjoy in-depth writing about football, you’ve likely run across his work. He has written at places like Colts Authority, Cold, Hard Football Facts, Bleacher Report and Sports Illustrated. You can find him on Twitter FO_ScottKacsmar. Colts Q&A with Scott Kacsmar What is different/same between this Colts team and previous ones?  Like past Colts teams, this one is led by a great quarterback capable of masking the weaknesses around him. However, the difference would be that Peyton Manning’s teams knew they needed to be better at running the ball and playing defense while this Chuck Pagano/Andrew Luck team really tries to accomplish those feats. The transactions by general manager Ryan Grigson speak to this change. Not as drastic as last year, but the Colts again turned over a significant portion of the roster from 2012 with plenty of free-agent m ...
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NFL Week 9 Football Picks
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The NFL Week 9 Picks will put us over the hump on the 2013 football season. So, we have eight more regular season Sundays to win our office pool. One thing I have learned is that the Seattle Seahawks have an alarmingly bad habit of winning, but not covering the spread. I want to be a Russell Wilson fan; I really do. The Seattle QB is a fellow Virginian and short person, not to mention amazingly talented and generally cool. But he's killing me! Week 8 chart-topper: Calvin Johnson's 329-yard receiving game was nothing short of historically great TV. That it was short of Willie Lee "Flipper" Anderson's 1989 336-yard record makes one wonder how incredibly good Anderson must have been to amass that many yards when DB's were actually allowed to defend a pass. Not to mention the fact that it was Jim Everett and not Matthew Stafford under center for the 1989 Rams. No offense meant to Mr. Everett but, you know... Week 8 trivia: Quick, what's the name of the Packers' punter? It's Tim Masthay. ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Reggie Wayne
  • 2016
    Age 37
    On January 15, 2016, after not playing the entire 2015 season, Wayne announced his retirement, saying, "It was fun, but it's time.
    More Details Hide Details It's just time. Whenever you can admit that you're done, you know you're done." He finished his career seventh all-time in career receptions, eighth all-time in receiving yards and 23rd in career touchdown receptions.
  • 2015
    Age 36
    On September 5, 2015, Wayne requested and was granted his release.
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    On August 24, 2015, Wayne signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots worth up to $3 million.
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    On March 6, 2015, the Colts announced that they would not re-sign Wayne, which made him a free agent on March 10.
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  • 2014
    Age 35
    Near the conclusion of the Colts' 2014 season, it was announced that Wayne had played with a torn triceps since Week 6, which would require an offseason surgery to repair.
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    On October 19, 2014, Wayne became the ninth receiver in NFL history to record 14,000 receiving yards.
    More Details Hide Details He suffered an elbow injury in the game and missed the following week's matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • 2013
    Age 34
    However, a week later, in an October 20 game against the Denver Broncos, Wayne tore his ACL; it was announced the next day that he would miss the remainder of the 2013 season.
    More Details Hide Details The injury also ended his consecutive games played streak at 189, the third-longest for a wide receiver in NFL history.
    In a 9–19 loss to the San Diego Chargers on October 14, 2013, Wayne reached 1,000 career receptions, becoming only the ninth receiver to do so.
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  • 2012
    Age 33
    Wayne was selected as the wide receiver for USA Football’s 2012 All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players each year for executing the fundamentals of their position.
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    During a 2012-13 wild-card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, Reggie Wayne had 114 yards on nine receptions and moved into second in career playoff catches with 92 — only 59 behind leader Jerry Rice.
    More Details Hide Details However, the Colts lost the game 24-9.
    On March 13, 2012, the Colts re-signed Wayne to a three-year contract.
    More Details Hide Details Before the 2012 Week 5 matchup with the Green Bay Packers, the news of head coach Chuck Pagano's leukemia surfaced. Wayne's history with Pagano goes back to his college years, where Pagano was the Hurricanes' defensive backs coach, and Pagano's hiring as the Colts' head coach was a large factor in Wayne's decision to re-sign with Indianapolis. In Week 5, Wayne caught 13 passes for a career high 212 receiving yards and a touchdown from rookie quarterback Andrew Luck. The touchdown came with 35 seconds left and proved to be the winning score. The Colts won 30-27, and Wayne earned the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award due to his performance, the first of his career. In Week 12 against Buffalo Bills, Reggie Wayne broke Cris Carter's record of consecutive games with 3 or more receptions with 59 games. He also passed former Washington Redskins receiver Art Monk for 12th on the NFL's all-time receptions list during the first half. Monk finished his career with 940 catches.
  • 2011
    Age 32
    On September 25, 2011, Wayne recorded his 800th catch against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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    Wayne's numbers were lower than usual in 2011 without Peyton Manning starting at quarterback.
    More Details Hide Details Yet still, Wayne led team in receptions (75) and receiving yards (960). He had 4 touchdown receptions as well.
  • 2010
    Age 31
    In 2010, Wayne was second in the NFL receptions with 111 (a career high), and third in receiving yards with 1,355.
    More Details Hide Details During a season where the Colts heavily relied on Peyton Manning to win games, Wayne again cemented himself as one of the top receivers in the NFL. Wayne was also selected as a starter the Pro Bowl.
  • 2009
    Age 30
    In 2009, Wayne caught the winning touchdown pass against the New England Patriots in what is now known as the "4th and 2" game.
    More Details Hide Details Wayne was also selected as a starter for the Pro Bowl, but couldn't play due to the Colts playing in the Super Bowl. In Super Bowl XLIV, Wayne had 5 catches for 46 yards, but the Colts lost to the New Orleans Saints 31-17.
  • 2008
    Age 29
    In 2008, Wayne once again posted another Pro Bowl season with 82 catches for 1145 yards and six touchdowns, including a 65-yard score in the opening drive against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • 2007
    Age 28
    In 2007, Wayne responded to a rash of injuries on the team, including Harrison and tight end Dallas Clark, and set a then career high in receptions (104), and a career high in yards (1510).
    More Details Hide Details He led the league in receiving yards and was selected to go to the Pro Bowl for the second consecutive year.
  • 2006
    Age 27
    In 2006, Wayne signed a 6-year, $39.5 million contract.
    More Details Hide Details He went on to catch 86 balls for a then career high 1,310 yards and 9 touchdowns. As a result, Wayne was selected to his first Pro Bowl. Wayne helped the Colts defeat the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI with a 53-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.
  • 2005
    Age 26
    In 2005 Wayne continued to increase his yearly reception total with 83.
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  • 2003
    Age 24
    Wayne broke into the starting lineup for good in the 2003 season, and he caught 68 balls for 838 yards and seven touchdowns.
    More Details Hide Details The next season, Wayne caught 77 passes for 1,210 yards and 12 touchdowns during a season in which Colts quarterback Peyton Manning set a then-record by throwing for 49 touchdowns. During the playoffs, Wayne was named the "Wild Card Weekend Offensive Player of the Week" after the Colts beat the Broncos.
  • 2001
    Age 22
    Wayne was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 30th selection in the 2001 NFL Draft, and was taken to eventually complement the Colts' other star receiver, Marvin Harrison.
    More Details Hide Details In Wayne's first year, he caught 27 passes for 345 yards with no touchdowns. He only made nine starts and missed three games altogether due to a high ankle sprain. His yards doubled the next year as he caught 49 passes for 716 yards and four touchdowns.
  • 1997
    Age 18
    His 48 receptions during the 1997 season set a school record for freshmen, which still stands today.
    More Details Hide Details Wayne also ran track and field at the University of Miami, where he recorded a personal best of 21.87 seconds in the 200 meters. Wayne graduated with a degree in liberal arts; his roommate was Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed. College statistics Wayne was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame at their 43rd Annual Induction Banquet held on March 24, 2011.
  • 1978
    Born on November 17, 1978.
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