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Catching Up With: Chris Hinton

When talking about the greatest players in Indianapolis Colts history, just about everyone mentions Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison and Jeff Saturday, but what about Chris Hinton? The bulky offensive tackle made seven All-Pro teams during his career (six coming as a Colt) and was the centerpiece of two separate deals for the #1 overall pick in the NFL Draft.

Hinton joined us for our latest edition of Catching Up With to discuss his time in Indy, being blindsided by the blockbuster trade that sent him to Atlanta, and why he feels like he absolutely deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Here's a rundown of our conversation:

1:31 Impact of the famous Halloween Monday Night Football game in 1988

3:34 Rough early years in Indianapolis

5:46 Jim Irsay going against his word

7:10 The inability of the Colts during his tenure

9:20 Bob Irsay calling plays?

10:17 Eric Dickerson as a teammate

12:08 Concerns about CTE

13:55 Advice for his five-star recruit son, who is heading to Michigan

15:30 The sting of the trade to Atlanta

17:56 Repairing his relationship with Jim Irsay

20:57 Reaction to prominent players speaking out

24:45 On Ray Donaldson

25:59 The Ricky Turner Experiment!

28:03 Should he be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

30:12 What life is like now in Atlanta

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