Colts Rumors & News

  • Tony Dungy elaborates on his Michael Sam comments

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday, the Tampa Tribune published Tony Dungy’s answer to the question of whether he would have drafted Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly-gay player. Dungy’s 38 words triggered a flood of debate and controversy, and plenty of pointed criticism. On Tuesday, Dungy issued a statement..." July 22

  • Colts will give Trent Richardson first shot at starting RB job "The Colts didn't fork over a first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for Richardson to struggle and eventually lose his starting position to Donald Brown. Richardson obviously was behind the rest of his teammates after being acquired just days before the Colts' Week 3 game against San Francisco,..." July 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Colts cut WR LaVon Brazill, who was suspended recently for at least a year.

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Jadeveon Clowney: My goal in the NFL is to sack Andrew Luck

    Pro Football Talk "The first pick in the 2014 NFL draft is eager to get after the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney said in a video on the Texans’ website that sacking Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is high on his list of priorities in the NFL. “My goal for the rookie season..." July 07

  • Colts among NFL teams in need of a new linebacker

    Indianapolis Star "This offseason hasn't been kind to linebackers. From Buffalo linebacker Kiko Alonso's torn ACL, to Robert Mathis' suspension from the Colts, at least six teams head into training camp later this month looking to replace a starting linebacker, for just a few games, or for the entire..." July 07

  • Clowney: 'My goal in the NFL is to sack Andrew Luck'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Soon after the Houston Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick, the former South Carolina defensive star said Colts quarterback Andrew Luck "better have his head on a swivel." Two months later, with the season fast approaching, Clowney still has his sights set on getting to..." July 07

  • Indy columnist calls for Colts to embrace Brazill as they embraced Irsay

    Pro Football Talk "Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star landed the first interview that Colts owner Jim Irsay gave after his arrest and visit to rehab earlier this year a short time after Kravitz described Irsay as a “sick, sick man” who needed help. Kravitz’s take was one of many cited as showing Irsay more..." July 07

  • D’Qwell Jackson hopes someone helps Josh Gordon pick up the pieces

    Pro Football Talk "Browns receiver Josh Gordon has found himself in trouble once again, raising questions about whether Gordon has any future in the NFL. But one former teammate says the bigger concern is the future direction of Gordon’s life. D’Qwell Jackson, a linebacker who now plays for the Colts but was..." July 06

  • Colts Pat McAfee, Coby Fleener honor Army veteran with surprise

    USA Today "Erich Orrick pulled into the driveway of his Indianapolis home after a trip to Chicago and there sitting in the yard were Indianapolis Colts players Pat McAfee and Coby Fleener. "I thought 'Is this some kind of a joke?' " said the retired Army veteran, a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient...." July 06

  • Brazill chose weed over money

    Pro Football Talk "Well, you can’t say Colts wide receiver LaVon Brazill didn’t understand what was coming. When he failed a drug test last year and was suspended four games, he said he knew he couldn’t slip up again. “It’s either money or marijuana,” Brazill said last July before training camp, via Phillip..." July 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    And… #Colts WR LaVon Brazill is suspended without pay for at least one year for violating @NFL Policy & Program for Substances of Abuse. Wow

  • Ex-Colts TE Ben Utecht fears future with brain damage

    Indianapolis Star "Former NFL tight end Ben Utecht told a Senate hearing Wednesday that he fears where his history of brain injuries will leave him in the future. Utecht said he started experiencing memory loss at age 29, after a football career in which he sustained five documented concussions and innumerable..." June 27

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Trash-talking punter's latest boast: I can hit 75-yard field goals

    Fox Sports "Long the ugly stepchild in locker rooms, the NFL kicker in recent years has seen quite a gain in popularity. Postseason heroics of guys like Adam Vinatieri and record-setting efforts like Matt Prater's have helped kickers' credibility, but it's the increased strength in their legs and their..." June 25

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Brandon McKinney's one-year Colts deal worth $730,000, no bonus, includes injury waiver, cap figure is $570,000 on minimum salary benefit

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Colts bring back NT Brandon McKinney for a tryout

    Stampede Blue "Minicamp has begun for the 2014 Indianapolis Colts, and one person participating this year is an old face looking for a new start. McKinney is a 6'2, 345 lbs nose tackle that was signed as a free agent by the Colts during the 2012 offseason. McKinney had worked with Chuck Pagano in Baltimore,..." June 17

  • Dallas Clark announces retirement after 11 seasons "Dallas Clark is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons. He'll make it official at a Wednesday news conference with the Indianapolis Colts, the team he spent nine years with while establishing himself as one of the game's best tight ends. Paired with Peyton Manning, Clark set franchise..." June 17

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    #Colts announce they have signed former #Broncos safety Mike Adams. He's a 10 yr vet and provides some experience in a very young unit

  • Former Colt Marvin Harrison and another man shot at by assailants "Former NFL star Marvin Harrison spent part of this morning dodging bullets. The retired Indianapolis Colts wide receiver was steering his Ford F-350 pickup truck through Wynnefield Heights at about 3:20 a.m. when he was flagged down by a 38-year-old man who had just bolted out of an apartment..." June 14

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Colts DE Fili Moala will be placed on Injured Reserve. Source says he tore his ACL again. Partially torn, but enough to miss the season

  • Jim Irsay opens up about alcoholism, addiction and more

    Indianapolis Star "His eyes are clear, clearer than before. His posture, which saw him stooped over like an old man, is much improved. His complexion, once red and blotchy, has been replaced by a healthy looking tan. In his first extended interview since his DUI arrest in March, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay..." June 10

  • Andrew Luck says Reggie Wayne is a 'freak' during ACL recovery

    Fox Sports "Doubters emerged when 35-year-old wide receiver Reggie Wayne went down last season with a torn ACL in Week 7. But Wayne, who isn’t participating in the team's OTAs, has conducted some workouts privately, which Andrew Luck -- the Colts’ third-year quarterback -- has witnessed. It’s safe to say..." June 10

  • Colts Players React To Super Bowl Prediction From USA Today "The shirts that define disrespect in NFL circles can still be seen occasionally around the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. Back in 2012, the Colts found themselves at the bottom of the NFL when it came to preseason power rankings. Spot No. 32 was where the Colts appeared and with that..." June 09

  • From torn ACL to first team for Lance Louis "Look at the Indianapolis Colts’ roster and Lance Louis is just one of 14 offensive linemen. Go back to November 2012 and Louis had started the first 11 games of that season for the Chicago Bears. But his season -- and his career -- changed when Bears quarterback Jay Cutler threw an..." June 07

  • League insiders expect 6-8 game suspension for Irsay

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has not yet handed down discipline to Colts owner Jim Irsay, who was arrested and currently faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. But there’s an expectation around the league that when Goodell does act, he’ll suspend Irsay for about half a..." June 07

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay's driver's license suspended for one year

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "A Hamilton County court suspended Colts owner Jim Irsay's driver's license for one year starting May 27 in the wake of his arrest. Police and prosecutors have declined to talk about the case, but recently released documents confirmed the license suspension. Irsay refused a blood test after..." June 06

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Word around NFL is that when Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson get new deals next year, they will come in between $24-$25 million per year.

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    TY Hilton was out last week with an undisclosed injury, but back today. Just made nice catch on deep route. #Colts

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

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    Jim Irsay has not yet been disciplined by the NFL. NFLPA Exec Director DeMaurice Smith responds strongly to ESPN.

  • Hamilton: Colts will be 'a score-first team' "A common phrase used by the Indianapolis Colts last season was: power running game. They had do-everything quarterback Andrew Luck, but they insisted on a being a run-first team. The only sign of that working happened in their Week 3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Injuries and lack of..." May 27

  • Irsay could face a suspension

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when many believe that the NFL should hold Colts owner Jim Irsay to a higher standard than players, there’s a chance that will indeed happen. Irsay has been charged with one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and one count of operating a vehicle with a controlled substance..." May 24

  • Colts’ Jim Irsay officially charged following March OWI arrest

    Fox 59 "FOX59 News has learned Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been charged with two misdemeanors after a late night driving arrest in Carmel on March 16, according to our source. Irsay has been charged with one count of operating while intoxicated, a C misdemeanor and one count of operating a..." May 24

  • Jim Irsay thanks prosecutors (for not filing felonies, I guess)

    Pro Football Talk "olts owner Jim Irsay will face two misdemeanor charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, but avoid the more serious drug possession charges. As a result, Irsay’s attorney’s issued a statement, thanking them for their work. “We want to thank the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office..." May 23

  • Redskins' Ryan Clark: Jim Irsay case shows hypocrisy of Roger Goodell "Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark criticized commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday, saying the fact that he's yet to punish Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay "shows the hypocrisy of the NFL." "Right now, if Jim Irsay is going to represent this league, represent the Indianapolis Colts,..." May 22

  • Jim Irsay is Back with the Support of the Owners

    Stampede Blue "For the first time since his arrest two months ago, Colts owner Jim Irsay addressed the media. He is in Atlanta this week for the owner's meetings and was there to pitch Indianapolis as the host city for the 2018 Super Bowl, though the bid eventually went to Minnesota. The 54-year old owner..." May 22

  • Ten NFL marquee matchups and odds every football fan must bet "Las Vegas sports book CG Technologies, formerly known as Cantor Gaming, made a big splash in the NFL betting market last Friday night with their release of pointspreads for every NFL game from Week 1 through Week 16. Here, we take a look at 10 marquee matchups that, based on our numbers,..." May 21

  • New Orleans favored to host 2018 Super Bowl over Indianapolis, Minneapolis "Beginning Tuesday morning, NFL owners will kick off their Spring Meeting with a handful of topics to be addressed. One of the main questions to be answered is the location of the 2018 Super Bowl. We already know that Indianapolis, New Orleans and Minneapolis are the three cities vying to host..." May 20

  • NFL says Robert Mathis violated “crystal clear” policy

    Pro Football Talk "Usually, the NFL refuses to discuss the details when players are suspended for violating the policy on performance-enhancing substances. But in the case of Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis, the NFL has had plenty to say. That’s because Mathis’s agent has had plenty to say: On Friday..." May 19

  • Jim Irsay’s daughter: He’s ready to come back

    Pro Football Talk "Colts owner Jim Irsay took some time off for medical treatment after he was arrested and accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and felony possession of a controlled substance, but now he wants to get back to his team. Irsay’s daughter, Carlie Irsay-Gordon, told Sal Paolantonio of..." May 19

  • Colts WR Donte Moncrief went pro to support daughter, sick father

    Indianapolis Star "A record 98 underclassmen were involved in the recent NFL draft, opting to leave college early for a variety of reasons. Donte Moncrief's was personal. "It was just time," said the former Ole Miss wide receiver who was selected in the third round by the Indianapolis Colts. "I had some family..." May 19

  • Colts sign Ryan Lankford

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts added one undrafted rookie wide receiver and parted ways with another on Sunday, signing Ryan Lankford and waiving Greg Moore. The club announced the move on its website. This is already Lankford’s second stint with an NFL club. The 5-foot-11, 163-pound Illinois product signed with..." May 18

  • Colts top draftee Jack Mewhort comes from long line of stellar athletes

    Indianapolis Star "Jack Mewhort's early athletic trajectory did nothing to suggest he would become a man mountain and the Indianapolis Colts' second-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Mewhort stood 5-11 and weighed 190 pounds as a freshman at Toledo St. John's High School. He was a pudgy back-up center on the..." May 18

  • NFLPA supports Mathis, too

    Pro Football Talk "Colts linebacker Robert Mathis has received plenty of support in the wake of the news that he’ll be suspended four games for violating the league’s policy regarding performance-enhancing substances. From his agent to his coach and now to the union that agreed to include the fertility drug..." May 18