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Top 10 worst trades in NFL history: Colts land two

In the history of the NFL there have been many trades that have wound up as mind boggling. The Colts have made two different ones that land out our top 10 list. So which trades land there? Marshall Faulk, and John Elway. I have no idea why Elway lands on this list, simply because if we do not trade Elway he goes back to playing baseball for the New York Yankees, and the Colts do...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts reportedly won't allow Hakeem Nicks to wear No. 88

(Credit: BSO) Although the number 88 isn’t officially retired by the Indianapolis Colts, it appears nobody else will wear it again for the team. This includes recently signed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who wore 88 with the New York Giants. 88 is a sacred number in Indy, as it belonged to the franchise’s all-time leading receiver Marvin Harrison, as well as Hall of Fame tight...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano: It’s an important offseason for Trent Richardson

The Colts kick off their offseason program on Monday and it promises to be a big one for running back Trent Richardson. Richardson’s in-season arrival in a trade with the Browns cost the Colts a first-round pick and got them a back who wound up being benched in favor of Donald Brown near the end of the season. The Colts have maintained faith in Richardson and the back said after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts won't let Hakeem Nicks wear soon-to-be honored #88

After wearing No. 88 during his five-year career with the New York Giants and as a standout receiver at North Carolina, Hakeem Nicks has been given No. 14 by the Colts, according to the team's website.And not by any choice of the newly acquired wideout.To be clear, the Colts have not officially retired the 88 jersey which the team’s all-time leading receiver, Marvin Harrison...
Via The Other Paper
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colts Sign FBs Stephen Campbell & Cameron White

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have signed fullbacks Stephen Campbell and Cameron White to contracts on Thursday.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts restricted free agent G Joe Reitz has signed his restricted tender.  Reitz received an original round tender from the Colts a few months ago and will now make $1.431 million for the 2014 season.  Reitz, 28, signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2008. He...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Indianapolis Colts are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Top 5: Best players ever drafted by Indianapolis Colts

The biggest Mayflower move since Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas in 1492, the Baltimore Colts packed up in the middle of the night and moved the franchise to Indianapolis. Since then, the Colts have made a slew of great draft picks. The Peyton Manning era led to one Super Bowl victory in February of 2007, and had several Pro Bowl players on the roster that Bill Pollian...
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Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting an offensive guard is biggest need

To make sure quarterback Andrew Luck is able to have a long and healthy career with the Indianapolis Colts, they will need to find a way to protect him. Now protecting Luck could include running the ball, running quick screens, or even drawing up plays where Luck is able to release the ball quickly. While these are formulas for a healthy quarterback, the solution is around the offensive...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Robert Mathis’ new uniform

The reining NFL sack leader Robert Mathis may have a new uniform for the upcoming season. Teammate Vick Ballard tweeted out at picture yesterday of the mid-evil amour uniform in front of Mathis’s locker. Apparently gifts from fellow defensive teammates Bjoern Werner and Daniel Adongo. Sneak peek of @RobertMathis98 uniform next year. #sackman #beware #herecomesthestripsack pic.twitter...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Colts Schedule: Five Games to Anticipate

It might only be April, but it is never too early to start looking towards next season. After going to the playoffs for back-to-back seasons and benefiting from fairly easy schedules, the Colts face tough opponents in 2014 and will be tested nearly every week. In the upcoming season, the Colts find themselves playing each AFC division winner, the AFC North and the NFC East. Don...
Via The Colts Authority
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck & the Burden of a Ragtag Backfield

Here’s a stat for you: The Indianapolis Colts averaged 108.9 yards per game on the ground last season. Quarterback Andrew Luck accounted for 23.6 of those yards, so the totals without him would be 85.3 yards per game, which would be “good” for 28th in the NFL. And this segues into the current state of Luck’s backfield. It’s his backfield because, grimly, he is far and away...
Via Standing O Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dregs of the Roster: Lance Louis Film Review

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In that vein, we have several film-review series going thoughout...
Via The Colts Authority
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Indianapolis Colts should trade down in the draft

  Simply put, the Indianapolis Colts are short on draft picks as it is. And it doesn’t make sense to sacrifice more of them, in one of the most talented drafts the NFL has seen in a while. The Colts have only 5 draft picks, none of which are in the first round. That pick was traded to the Cleveland Browns for Trent Richardson. And trading future picks to get back into the first...
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5 days ago  |  1 Comment

Matt Hasselbeck's funny tweet about being tested for PEDs

Tweet NFL veteran Matt Hasselbeck, currently a backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, is quite the character. The 38-year-old QB had a hilarious response to being randomly tested for steroids Wednesday, which he tweeted earlier in the day: Random drug testing.
Via Los That Sports Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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