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Cory Redding

Cory Redding - #90 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 11/15/1980
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 3rd round, 2nd pick by Lions

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Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Disruptive Mathis a star in own right

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:54 a.m. ET
While Colts DE Robert Mathis usually draws second billing to Dwight Freeney, all eyes will be on him Sunday if Freeney can't play, and Mathis, voted a Pro Bowl starter, is quite capable of picking up the slack.

Manning heaps praise on Collie, Garcon

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning was hesitant to heap praise on his young receivers this season. It was obvious. No matter how outstanding rookie Austin Collie or second-year pro Pierre Garcon played in a game, Manning almost always tried to temper the enthusiasm.

Q&A with Colts WR Reggie Wayne

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Colts WR Reggie Wayne spoke with reporters at Media Day on Tuesday and discussed Peyton Manning's place in history and the prospect of facing some of his college teammates in the Super Bowl.

Greer battles, but Wayne is tough assignment

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints CB Jabari Greer and Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the second of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Colts preparing to go on without Freeney, but he could still play

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The Colts are preparing to play without DE Dwight Freeney, who injured his ankle in the AFC title game and missed practice all last week, head coach Jim Caldwell said Monday. However, the possibility remains that Freeney could play Sunday.

Super Bowl game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchups for Super Bowl XLIV, analyzing what to look for when each team has the ball, as well as special teams. We also rate which team has the edge at each position, in addition to five ...

Super Bowl XLIV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLIV.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Colts downgrade CB Powers to doubtful

Posted Jan. 23, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
The Colts have downgraded starting CB Jerraud Powers to doubtful for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jets. Jacob Lacey is his likely replacement, if necessary.

Indianapolis Colts' season in review

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
We take a week-by-week look at the 2009 season of the AFC South champion Colts, the top playoff seed in their conference.

Colts WR Garcon makes quantum leap

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
After being “just a guy who didn’t play much as a rookie,” according to one daily team observer, Colts second-year WR Pierre Garcon made a quantum leap this season.

Manning, defense lead Colts past Ravens

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for two touchdowns in his first action since winning an unprecedented fourth NFL MVP award, leading the Indianapolis Colts into the AFC championship game with a 20-3 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night.

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Brackett a keeper for Colts — at right price

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Word is the Colts would love to keep team leader and starting MLB Gary Brackett around, all things being equal, and that the feeling is mutual, except that Brackett “wants to be paid,” in the words of one team insider.

Resting players compromises integrity

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The NFL must change a playoff-qualifying system in which some teams can elect to rest their star players in the final weeks of the season, thereby affecting which other teams make the playoffs.

Vinatieri the only unhealthy Colt

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The sting lingers from the Colts’ controversial Week 16 decision to rest key players at the expense of a potentially perfect season. But it appears the strategy paid off in that just about every key player on the team is ...

AFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
TE Dallas Clark is the Colts' player to watch in the upcoming playoffs, as PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the AFC's six postseason participants and speculates on what it will take for each to win the Super ...

Manning clear choice for league MVP

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
There are a number of players who've enjoyed amazing individual seasons, writes Ron Borges, but none has been as valuable to his team as Peyton Manning has been to the Colts.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2012
After being inactive for the regular-season finale, Redding started in Sunday's playoff game at Baltimore.||||||| Coach Chuck Pagano has said that starters who are healthy would play in Week 17. Those who are injured would sit out because Sunday's result had no bearing on Indianapolis' playoff position.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano says an MRI on Cory Redding's left knee revealed a mild sprain of the medial collateral ligament.||||||| The defensive end will likely miss one week.
Posted Aug. 19, 2012
Redding went out with a leg injury in Sunday' preseason game.||||||| It's not known how serious it is.
Posted March 14, 2012
The Colts have completed a new deal to keep receiver Reggie Wayne and have signed free agent defensive end Cory Redding.||||||| Redding will rejoin head coach Chuck Pagano, his former defensive coordinator in Baltimore, in Indianapolis. Terms of Redding's deal were not released. At 6-foot-4, 298 pounds, Redding gives the Colts a bigger defensive end -- the kind Pagano can start to build his 3-4 defensive scheme around. The Colts re-signed Pro Bowl end Robert Mathis last week and are reportedly shopping their other Pro Bowl end, Dwight Freeney.
Posted March 22, 2010
The Baltimore Ravens and former Seattle defensive end Redding have agreed on a two-year deal. Redding was an unrestricted free agent. His best season came in 2006, when he had 16 starts and finished with eight sacks and 70 tackles. He was drafted by Detroit in the third round in 2003 out of Texas.||||||| Redding started only three games for the Seahawks last season but has 18 career sacks over seven NFL seasons, the first six with Detroit. The 29-year-old has played in 101 games, 79 of them as a starter. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound Redding fills a void left by the departure of Dwan Edwards, who signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Bills last week.

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