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ESPN slams this Indianapolis Colts trio

The Indianapolis Colts defense was not the best unit last year, ranking 26th in yards per game (379.1), and 25th in points per game given up (25.5). But, that does not mean they were all that bad. The Colts still have plenty of talent on the defensive side of the ball. Vontae Davis and Mike Adams are both coming off of back to back Pro Bowls, rookies David Parry, Henry Anderson and...
Via cover32
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Cowboys & Panthers

Colts Mike Chappell of CBS 4 writes that the Colts’ 2016 draft class could have a long-term impact on their offensive line. Indianapolis elected to use four draft picks on offensive lineman, including their first- and third-round picks. Colts owner Jim Irsay mentioned a few weeks ago that their offensive line had been “strengthened majorly,” due in large part to their rookies...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay has purple fever

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is not your typical behind the scenes NFL owner. He is flashy, outspoken, and extremely hands on in the day to day business with the Colts. And it seems as the Irsay cannot go a week without making headlines. This time however, it is not because of something he did for the Colts, but for himself. If you follow Irsay on Twitter at all, you will notice...
Via cover32
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay buys Prince's Yellow Cloud guitar at auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s.The NFL football team owner and collector of musical instruments paid $137,500 for the guitar at an auction in Beverly Hills Saturday.Heritage Auctions, which conducted the auction, says the solid body guitar was a favorite...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck admits he was not 'very good' in 2015, even before injuries

The 2015 season was a sheer disaster for the Indianapolis Colts. They missed the playoffs for just the second time since 2002, largely due to the fact that Andrew Luck only played seven games after suffering a kidney injury. However, even before Luck went down, the Colts weren't good. They were only 2-5 with him as the starter and finished 8-8. It was by far the worst statistical...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Miami OL says Golden made QB play through Achilles injury

Al Golden was let go from Miami during the 2015 season, after an embarrassing 58-0 loss to Clemson. Some of his former Hurricane players are not very broken up about it. Jon Feliciano, who currently plays for the Oakland Raiders after starring at Miami from 2010-2014, hopped on the Big O Show on WQAM in Miami, and shared some pretty damning stories from his time playing for Golden...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Josh Ferguson have fantasy value in 2016?

Franco Harris in 1983, John Henry Johnson in 1962 and John Riggins in 1984. Those three running backs all share one thing in common — they were the only RBs to rush for more than 1,000 yards after turning 33 years old. Frank Gore, the current starting running back for the Indianapolis Colts, is also 33 years old. If you're looking to draft Gore to your fantasy team this season...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Colts players that will be fantasy sleepers

It seems like almost everyone plays fantasy football these days. And whether it is for money, bragging rights, or just fun, it is that time of the year again to get ready for the next season of fantasy. With that in mind, we have come up with the three best Indianapolis Colts fantasy players that will likely go deep into your draft’s this season. 3. Andrew Luck Look, this time...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL assistant: Kirk Cousins could be better than Luck

If a coach had made a statement similar to the one suggested in the title of this article a year ago today, most around the NFL would be calling for his head. However, after what were two vastly different seasons for these quarterbacks, it surely does appear that Washington Redskins signal caller Kirk Cousins is trending upwards while Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts has seen...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Polian selected for Colts' Ring of Honor

INDIANAPOLIS -- Hall of Fame executive Bill Polian will become the 13th member of the Indianapolis Colts' Ring of Honor during a Jan. 1 game against Jacksonville.He was the architect of the most successful era in the franchise's history in Indianapolis. After joining the team following the 1997 season, he drafted Peyton Manning with the No. 1 overall pick over Ryan Leaf and two-time...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts to induct Bill Polian into Ring of Honor

The Indianapolis Colts announced today that they will induct former President/Vice Chairman and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian into the team’s Ring of Honor. It’s about damn time. How Eric Dickerson made it into the Ring before Polian is beyond me. What, you might ask, was so incredible about Polian’s 14 seasons in Indianapolis? Take a look: Eight division titles Two...
Via The Colts Authority
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Colts, Jets & Ravens

Browns In Pat McManamon’s 53-man roster projection, he has three quarterbacks making the team, which leaves Connor Shaw and Austin Davis expendable. McManamon has seven receivers making the team this summer — Corey Coleman, Andrew Hawkins, Rashard Higgins, Ricardo Louis, Marlon Moore, Jordan Payton, and Terrelle Pryor. Interestingly enough, McManamon has the Browns moving...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Teammate: Luck is ‘reluctantly accepting’ need to slide

Andrew Luck’s fierce competitive nature has caused him to take some pretty huge hits when he escapes the pocket during his NFL career, primarily due to his refusal to slide in an effort to eke out a few more yards. But both Luck and one of his Indianapolis Colts teammates insist he is open to taking the necessary precautions in the future to avoid serious injury when he tucks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Freeney: Teams are overlooking him: ‘I’m the anomaly’

Dwight Freeney is still looking for a job. Because of his age, the free agent defensive end may not find one with an NFL team. As you might expect, Freeney still believes he can bring it. Freeney recently told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he is “95 percent” sure he will continue playing in 2016. That is, of course, if NFL teams would stop obsessing over younger players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney is '95 percent' sure he is playing in 2016

Free agent pass-rusher Dwight Freeney remains confident that he’ll be playing for an NFL team come the start of the 2016 season. “I’m going to play again next year,” Freeney said, via Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “It’s 95 percent. But I can’t see that 5 percent happening.” Over just 11 regular-season games with the Arizona Cardinals last season, Freeney registered...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts punter Pat McAfee destroys a troll during 'Mean Tweets'

Part of being a professional athlete is dealing with not-so-nice fans on the internet. That's not usually a problem when everything is well and good, but once there are struggles, trolls come out in droves. The Indianapolis Colts learned that in their edition of "Mean Tweets."Pat McAfee, along with Donte Moncrief, T.Y. Hilton and a few others, read angry tweets from fans, one of...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat McAfee steals spotlight in Colts’ “Mean Tweets” segment

The abuse athletes, celebrities, and other noteworthy figures endure from random Twitter accounts is an unfortunate downside of the social media platform. However, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets” segment, those insulting tweets can still be turned into something somewhat positive. The segment has been quite popular with both audiences and the subjects of those tweets...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney sounds off on guns and NFL players

Free agent pass rusher Dwight Freeney isn’t afraid to tell his fellow NFL players how it is. Days after Denver Broncos corner Aqib Talib was involved in a situation that led to him being shot, Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman caught up with Freeney. The future Hall of Famer didn’t hold back when discussing the topic of guns and their impact on off-field incidents surrounding...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck on continued contract talks: ‘I know I’m a Colt’

Prevailing wisdom suggests that Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck ultimately will come to terms on a mega-buck contract extension essentially is a foregone conclusion. It’s not a matter or whether it will happen, but when. It appears that Luck is a believer in that theory as well. “I know I’m a Colt and I’m going to do the best job I can for this team, no matter what...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

A Colts Fan’s Offseason Diary

Dear Diary, I don’t care what Pro Football Focus, ESPN (via Stampede Blue, cause I’m not paying for Insider), Sports Illustrated, and others say. It’s the beginning of June and there’s no reason not to be talking about how awesome this Colts season is going to be. It’s never too early to fantasize about how great this team is, so, diary, let me tell you how hype I am....
Via The Colts Authority
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrew Luck contract could average $25M per year

Andrew Luck is going to be a very rich young man whenever he signs a contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts. The two sides are reportedly working on a massive new deal that could pay Luck an average of $25 million per season, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. “Slowly, over the course of several conversations since February, the two sides have moved closer on the terms...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrew Luck, Colts working on ‘blockbuster’ deal

Andrew Luck is the franchise quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts. In recent months, there has been plenty of discussion about the two sides coming together to reach a mega-deal that would keep Luck in Indianapolis for the long haul. Previously, Colts owner Jim Irsay said he was hoping to lock Luck up with a ten-year deal, but it appears as though the two sides are now working...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

This Indianapolis Colts tailgate bus can be yours for $5000 on Craigslist

For some reason, people feel like selling their sweet NFL-team tailgate rides lately on Craigslist. Just over a week ago, I shared a Bengals tailgate van that was for sale on Craigslist at an asking price of $2500. And now we have an Indianapolis Coltis tailgate bus available on Craigslist for $5000. Here are some photos of the tailgate bus, which is a Colts’d up 1987 Chevy...
Via The Comeback
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells allegedly almost cut Adam Vinatieri in 1996

It’s not often that a kicker can be labeled “clutch” when he makes a 31-yard field goal with a 28-point lead. That’s the situation Adam Vinatieri was in back in Week 3 of the 1996 season. According to Pro Football Talk, which cited Mike Francesa of WFAN, Patriots coach Bill Parcells told Vinatieri that he would be cut if he missed a 31-yard field goal with the Patriots...
Via The Sports Daily
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Gore still mad he fell short of rushing goals in 2015

Frank Gore signed with the Indianapolis Colts last season with big dreams in mind. The veteran running back thought he would be a key missing piece for a team on the rise and help them make a Super Bowl push. Along the way, he was hoping to break a few poor Colts streaks. None of that happened, unfortunately, and that has Gore hungry for next season. The soon-to-be 33-year-old rushed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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