Baltimore Colts

3 Stories

NFL Star, Actor Bubba Smith Dead at 66

Michigan State legend remembered as gentle giant

(Newser) - Towering former NFL star Bubba Smith has been found dead at his Los Angeles home. The 66-year-old defensive end, who won the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Colts in 1971, forged a successful acting career after his playing days ended, appearing in dozens of TV shows and movies including the... More »

Colts Legend John Mackey Dies of Dementia at 69

Tight end changed game on and off the field

(Newser) - Former Baltimore Colt John Mackey, one of football's great tight ends and one of the fiercest advocates for the rights of NFL players, has died from dementia at the age of 69. Mackey, who revolutionized his position during his playing days, won better pensions and benefits for players as... More »

1958 Classic Still Rings True

Legendary Giants-Colts matchup looks odd to Eagles' Reid, but remains 'awesome'

(Newser) - Pigskin was served up differently 50 years ago, and Atlantic scribe Marc Bowden learned just how differently by watching the 1958 New York Giants-Baltimore Colts classic with current Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid. “You can’t even do that today," Reid said of the Colts' first play. “... More »

3 Stories