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Colts and Vontae Davis described as “far apart” in talks

Vontae Davis,, Chris Johnson AP

The Colts aren’t afraid to move quickly, but things are moving more slowly with Vontae Davis.

According to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, there’s no deal imminent between the team and the veteran cornerback, and that “the sides are relatively far apart in negotiations.”

That’s the kind of thing that can be fixed in one phone call, but at this stage in the process, the timing works against the Colts.

With other teams able to talk to free agents tomorrow, today’s the last window for them to negotiate exclusively with their own.

While the Colts have been quick to bring in linebacker D’Qwell Jackson and re-sign punter Pat McAfee, letting Davis get to the market would be a blow, as his physical play and age (25) should make him one of the top available players at his position.

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21 Responses to “Colts and Vontae Davis described as “far apart” in talks”
  1. thepftpoet says: Mar 7, 2014 12:15 PM

    Vontae Davis doesn’t want to stay on that franchise that could fall apart any minute.

    If you want to join a stable, classy organization come to the Vikings.

    We have the most talent in the NFL sorrounded by the best coaching staff.

    (Skol)

  2. listenup823 says: Mar 7, 2014 12:23 PM

    Denver

  3. terripet says: Mar 7, 2014 12:25 PM

    Vikings are one of the worst teams in the league

  4. jdphx says: Mar 7, 2014 12:26 PM

    Just have a feeling… Davis as a replacement for Talib?

  5. jenkins2547 says: Mar 7, 2014 12:27 PM

    The Vikings have been irrelevant for years. Colts are just begging their run at greatness.Colts have very good chance of getting to the Super Bowl this year.

  6. meatcarroll says: Mar 7, 2014 12:28 PM

    They ran out of money for Vontae because Ryan Grigson was too busy overpaying Laron Landry, Erik Walden, and D’Qwell.

  7. joetoronto says: Mar 7, 2014 12:30 PM

    listenup823 says:
    Mar 7, 2014 12:23 PM
    Denver
    **********************************************
    Denver has no money available, none.

    Peyton Manning has it all.

  8. Grulks says: Mar 7, 2014 12:31 PM

    I can’t see him going to Pats. The Pats have never been one to pay for free agents in their prime, they typically trade for them while they are under contract, and the free agents that they do pick up are typically just a tick past their prime. Somehow the pats always squeeze an extra glass of OJ out of those oranges too.

  9. jenkins2547 says: Mar 7, 2014 12:32 PM

    Colts have over 40 million in cap room.

  10. smarterfootball says: Mar 7, 2014 12:36 PM

    Patriots…join his brother with the 49erd or raiders

  11. 7pints says: Mar 7, 2014 12:37 PM

    Ummm Toronto… If by none you mean between $30-35 mill (and increasing) then you would be correct. #lowinformationguy

  12. turkjones says: Mar 7, 2014 12:38 PM

    This is why Grigson made a big mistake in trading a 2nd for a player with a season and a half left on his rookie deal.

    Add this to the Richardson trade, DHB signing, Bjoern Werner selection and I’m not so sure Grigson is quite the golden boy GM some believe he is.

    I like the D’Qwell Jackson selection a lot but Grigs is gonna have to bat 1.0000 in the mid-rounds this year to build the right team around Luck.

  13. fedexfield says: Mar 7, 2014 12:41 PM

    Come home to DC… #HTTR

  14. thelastpieceofcheese says: Mar 7, 2014 12:44 PM

    To sweeten the deal, Colts should give Vontae a case of whiskey

  15. strokinmyego says: Mar 7, 2014 12:50 PM

    To me Davis is the best free agent corner available. And it’s really not even close. Verner is good too, but he is a zone oriented player and press man coverage is the only real way to stop the better offenses in the NFL.

    I’d take Davis ten times over Talib because of his age (three years younger) his far better play (he was PFF 3rd corner while Talib was 58th!) and the fact that he’s not on his last strike before getting banned for a year like Talib is.

    If the Colts let him go with all their cap space and after giving away a second round pick to get him they are fools.

  16. sbmcintosh36 says: Mar 7, 2014 12:54 PM

    Why do I feel like he needs to make a call to his grandmother?

  17. terripet says: Mar 7, 2014 12:54 PM

    Let him go he is an average corner at best, he had a bad year with the colts.

  18. section441 says: Mar 7, 2014 1:14 PM

    Come back to Miami!!!! Ireland was a dope to let him go.

  19. doubleogator says: Mar 7, 2014 2:22 PM

    New Orleans in dire need of a cornerback…

  20. 11stanleycups says: Mar 8, 2014 2:17 AM

    A guy that consistently fails to play to his ability. If he ever grows up he’ll take a huge step towards becoming a top-notch CB.

  21. bleadindyblue71 says: Mar 9, 2014 10:14 AM

    Davis will be overpaid. More times than not he got burnt in big games. There are better DBs for the money. Good Luck (12) Davis(23) you’re gonna need it. Colts Nation!

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