Colts Buzz: 8/29

Veteran Aaron Moorehead talks about why he still values the preseason ... Colts continue looking for that "diamond in the rough" as they prepare for their next round of cuts ... Corey Simon officially back on the field after reaching agreement with Titans.

Despite only being surpassed by Reggie Wayne and Marvin Harrison in league experience at wide receiver, Aaron Moorehead considers the preseason to be an extremely important part of the year. Moorehead has become familiar to Colts fans, but he still feels he has to prove his worth every year to his team. After not having a pass thrown his way in the first preseason game, Moorehead has been busy posting seven receptions and two touchdown catches. Why does he think the preseason is so valuable? Find out in this feature!

Corey Simon will officially be returning to the field this year -- but as a Tennessee Titan. He and the team agreed to terms yesterday, so it appears he'll have another shot in the NFL following his mysterious ailment that kept him off the field last season. Get a full update and commentary from the Titan's GM from our friends over at TitanInsiders.com!

Gary Brackett
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When it comes to finding hidden talent, no one does it like Bill Polian. The Colts are known for giving their young players a fair shot at making the team whether they were their first-round draft pick or an undrafted free agent. This philosophy has produced starters like Gary Brackett, who was an unknown until the Colts gave him a shot. Find out more about the Colts' policy towards young players and what some of this year's undrafted free agents like Ed Johnson are doing during this stressful time by clicking here!

The dust kicked up by Tarik Glenn's retirement seems to finally be settling. At first, the decision to start rookie Tony Ugoh in the void created by the loss of Glenn was rather surprising -- considering the Colts have some more seasoned veterans they could have looked to -- but once again it appears the Colts' coaching staff knew what they were doing. Ugoh has steadily improved each week and thus far shown that he can do a good enough job of protecting Peyton Manning's blindside to warrant a starting role on the Colts' stellar offensive line. Where does the coaching staff's confidence in their rookie come from? Click here and find out!


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