Colts spread holiday cheer for patients, families at Riley Hospital

Several Indianapolis Colts football players including from left to right, Joe Reitz, quarterback Andrew Luck, Jack Mewhort, Matt Overton and Anthony Castonzo sang Christmas carols to patients and family members at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in Indianapolis, IN on Monday, December 22, 2014. Here they sing to five-year-old Samuel Richhart of Newhaven, IN. (Photos provided by IU Health)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Colts took time off the field to spread holiday cheer to patients at Riley Hospital for Children on Monday.

Some players, cheerleaders and the Colts mascot, Blue, delivered gifts and sang Christmas carols.

The visit is an annual tradition started by Colts Owner and CEO Jim Irsay more than a decade ago.