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Indianapolis Colts
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Indianapolis Colts 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The 2012 NFL Draft starts Thursday night, and the prime time first round has become a must-see event for football fans everywhere. Hope always springs eternal at the draft, and here’s my projection for the opening round. 1. Indianapolis...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The 2012 NFL season is still more than four months away from kicking off, but the path to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans is set. The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday. Here are some highlights of the upcoming slate....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Baylor’s Robert Griffin III are poised to become just the fifth pair of quarterbacks to be selected No. 1 and 2 overall in the draft since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970. Luck and RG3 are set to join Tim Couch and Donovan...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
— by Mark Ross Peyton Manning's last pass in an NFL game came on Jan. 8, 2011. It also represents his final game as an Indianapolis Colt as the team is set to release its long-time quarterback. The official announcement ending Manning's 14-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Peyton Manning’s health has been one of the most-discussed topics of the NFL’s offseason and barring a change of heart by Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay, No. 18 won’t be suiting up for the Colts in 2012. Manning’s recovery from neck surgery has...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
— by Mark Ross Peyton Manning wants to resume his NFL career. The question of whether or not he’s healthy enough or physically capable of has to be answered first. But for the sake of argument, let’s say he is. The question then becomes what...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
What once seemed unfathomable – Peyton Manning NOT in an Indianapolis Colts uniform – seems not so improbable with every passing day. Picking up the pieces from a disastrous 2-14 season, Colts owner Jim Irsay, new general manager Ryan Grigson and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
by Mark Ross Regardless of whether either Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck or both will be on the Indianapolis Colts’ roster next season, this much is clear — the head coach won’t be Jim Caldwell. Caldwell was fired earlier today, joining former...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
When the once-proud Indianapolis Colts staggered to an 0–13 start this season, many assumed heads would roll this offseason. Most casual observers pointed to head coach Jim Caldwell, who had been Tony Dungy’s hand-picked successor when the man...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers Rodgers likely tied a bow on this year’s MVP award during a 35–21 victory over the Bears on Christmas night. The 184th meeting of the NFL’s oldest rivals was the only game in town on Sunday, and the Super Bowl XLV MVP...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
What do you want out of Donald Brown to consider the Indianapolis Colts running back a decent flex play against the Houston Texans in Week 16? If it’s 10 points, then Brown could get you right at that number — and you might have to wait the...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The biggest race of the 2011 season – the one that could have the biggest impact on 2012 and beyond – is all-but decided. The Indianapolis Colts are the worst team in the NFL. They are going to own the rights to super-quarterback Andrew Luck....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
I said last week Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown was a good flex play against the Carolina Panthers terrible run defense. Brown produced with a 16.2-point fantasy day against Carolina, just his second double-digit fantasy day of the...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl is this weekend against the Jacksonville Jaguars — roughly three months before Super Bowl XLVI kicks off at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indy. Sitting at 0–9, as the NFL’s lone remaining winless team, the Colts must...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Peyton Manning and the Colts: Where Did It Go Wrong? This article originally appeared in Athlon Sports' monthly. Available in newspapers nationwide. Of all the jobs in this country that pay six figures, it’s hard to imagine one with less...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts are taking this "Suck for Luck" thing to Mt. Everest-style heights. Indy put on perhaps the worst performance by an NFL team since the expansion-era Bucs, showing that they're fully prepared to stage a season-long tickle-...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Here we are in week 6 of the NFL fantasy football season and difficult decisions need to be made. With byes decimating some teams, it's hard to decide who to take a flier on. Here's what you should do with four of them. Delone Carter: Don't...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
LeGarrette Blount wasn't having a great season, but he was having a very LeGarrette Blout-esque season. Which means his owners are hurting now that the Tampa Bay running back is out several weeks with a grade 2 tear in his left MCL. So what...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts running back Joseph Addai knew right away something was wrong with his hamstring just six carries into the 28-24 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. In the first quarter, Addai took the hand-off over the left side of...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Last week, it was the best player on offense. This week, the Houston Texans’ best defender went down with an injury. All-Pro defensive end-turned-linebacker Mario Williams will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. He was...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) have struggled out of the gate this NFL season, thanks in large part to injuries. And while Ben Roethlisberger (sprained foot) and Rashard Mendenhall (hamstring) grab most of the headlines, the Steelers' defense has...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Indianapolis Colts
Curtis Painter made his first career NFL start at quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And while he didn't lead the Colts to victory, he did play fairly well, completing 13-of-30 pass attempts...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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