Colts Rumors & News

  • Robert Mathis regrets winning only one ring in Indianapolis

    Pro Football Talk "Robert Mathis retired this year after a 14-year NFL career, all with the Colts. He was a six-time Pro Bowler and won a Super Bowl ring. But only one. As Mathis looks back on his career, he sees a lot of accomplishment, but also regret, for the fact that a Colts team that came close many times..." July 22

  • Frank Gore closing in on the Top 5 for all-time rushing yards

    Pro Football Talk "Frank Gore is a rare running back who’s still able to play at a high level into his 30s, rushing for 1,025 yards last season at the age of 33. If he can do that again at age 34, he’ll join some truly elite company. Gore is already the active rushing leader, with 13,065 career yards, and the..." July 21

  • Tony Dungy and Bill Polian keep refusing to give Tom Brady and Bill Belichick credit

    CBS Sports "For those of you sitting at the breakfast table snacking on avocado toast and too young to remember the halcyon days of the original Peyton Manning and Tom Brady rivalry, you need to know that things were bitter between the Patriots and the Colts. Those two teams really hated each other...." July 19

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Bruce Arians thinks Andrew Luck is a combo of Peyton's brain and Big Ben's body

    CBS Sports "Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has somehow morphed into a beacon of controversy when it comes to discussing NFL quarterbacks. Luck had a better year in 2016 than people give him credit for, especially considering a lack of help around him and a shoulder injury he's been battling for the last two..." July 13

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Trey Griffey clears waivers after release by Colts

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Trey Griffey – the son of Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. – cleared waivers and became a free agent on Monday following his release by the Indianapolis Colts last week. Griffey had been on the Colts injured reserve list since being waived/injured by the team in..." July 11

  • Colts will have only two training camp practices open to fans

    Pro Football Talk "In what has to be some sort of record for fewest training camp practices open to fans, the Colts will have only two practices the public can attend. Yes, two. The Colts will hold training camp at their training complex, the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, for the first time. Space concerns..." July 10

  • Colts still don’t know if Andrew Luck will be ready for training camp

    Sportsnaut "Andrew Luck may or may not be ready to practice at the start of Indianapolis Colts training camp, which starts at the end of July. As of Monday, July 10, Kevin Bowen of the team’s official website noted, “Sitting here today, we still do not know if Andrew Luck has already started the throwing..." July 10

  • 'Life's not promised': Why Gary Brackett gave up coaching dream to be a local restaurateur

    Indianapolis Star "When Gary Brackett enters one of his nine Indianapolis-area Stacked Pickle restaurants, adrenaline comes with him. Brackett’s outgoing personality hasn’t changed since he played middle linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts. He’s still a leader, with a charismatic persona. “When I was finished..." July 09

  • Colts waive Ken Griffey Jr.’s son from IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts reached an injury settlement with rookie receiver Trey Griffey, waiving him from injured reserve Friday. Griffey is the son of Hall of Fame baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. The Colts placed Trey Griffey on the waived-injured list on the eve of their three-day minicamp last month." July 08

  • When Peyton Manning wanted to be pulled from a blowout, Bruce Arians refused

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians knows how to coach quarterbacks. He wrote the book on it. Literally. The Quarterback Whisperer, officially released next Tuesday, has plenty of interesting stories from Arians’ lifetime in football, as both a quarterback and a coach of quarterbacks. Here’s one..." July 07

  • Colts rookie keeps promise he made at age 10, buys his father a new Lexus

    CBS Sports "In the fifth round of this year's NFL Draft, the Colts selected Anthony Walker Jr., a linebacker out of Northwestern. Walker Jr.'s contract will pay him just $531,353 this season, but that didn't prevent him from making an expensive purchase for his father. In the process, he fulfilled a..." July 06

  • Jim Mora says he won't come back to Indianapolis for Peyton Manning's statue ceremony

    Indianapolis Star "Jim Mora was a guest with WNDE's "Query & Schultz" radio show Wednesday, and he talked at length about his apparently turbulent time in Indianapolis. The interview opened with him discussing why he left the Colts, who he coached from 1998 — Peyton Manning's rookie season — to 2001, after being..." July 06

  • Former Colts player: Coach gave OL hearing aids during Peyton Manning rookie year

    Indianapolis Star "Tarik Glenn spent a decade protecting Peyton Manning’s blind side. Now, Glenn looks out for young students in both Indianapolis and California, helping them find a path to success. A three-time Pro Bowler, Glenn was a first-round draft pick (No. 19 overall) in 1997 and became the Indianapolis..." July 05

  • 'I didn’t want to allow football to dominate who I was': How a former Colt found his passion

    Indianapolis Star "Tarik Glenn spent a decade protecting Peyton Manning’s blind side. Now, Glenn looks out for young students in both Indianapolis and California, helping them find a path to success. A three-time Pro Bowler, Glenn was a first-round draft pick (No. 19 overall) in 1997 and became the Indianapolis..." July 03

  • Colts explore LB Zach Orr, but concerns remain

    Indianapolis Star "Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zach Orr hopes to end his brief retirement and return to the NFL, and that notion immediately got the attention of the Indianapolis Colts — a team with an unsettled situation at inside linebacker. But don’t jump to the conclusion that the team’s decision to..." July 01

  • Zach Orr Reportedly Meeting with Colts, Jets, Talking with Lions

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent linebacker Zach Orr told Alex Marvez of SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday that he is set to meet with the Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets, and expects to talk with the Detroit Lions as well. The visit with the Colts will take place Friday, just days after Orr said on NFL Network that..." June 30

  • Reggie Wayne recalls Peyton Manning going nuts with perfectionism

    Indianapolis Star "It's been a little while since Peyton Manning was throwing him passes in an Indianapolis Colts uniform, but Reggie Wayne still has fond memories of his longtime quarterback's constant pursuit of perfection. Last night on NFL Total Access on NFL Network, the former Colts wide receiver dished on..." June 30

  • Jim Irsay's Twitter account has apparently been hacked twice in the past two weeks

    CBS Sports "Social media is a dangerous place to be sometimes, because plenty of people can post things on Twitter (or Snapchat, hello Draymond Green) that they will regret. Or maybe someone will say the bad thing for you after hacking your account. Remember: this very thing happened to Laremy Tunsil five..." June 29

  • Jim Irsay, Colts owner, tweets out photo of naked woman

    New York Daily News "Maybe Jim Irsay wants to integrate the naked bootleg into the Indianapolis offense. The owner of the Colts randomly tweeted out a photo of a naked woman early Thursday morning. While Irsay is yet to claim the tweet, which was erased 12 minutes after it went up, is a result of a hack, all..." June 29

  • Colts QB coach: Andrew Luck should not be double-digit INT guy

    Sportsnaut "Andrew Luck turns the ball over too often. At least, that’s the opinion of Indianapolis Colts quarterback coach Brian Schottenheimer. Schottenheimer thinks that Luck’s interception total should be no more than nine. “We say this all the time: Andrew should not be a double-digit interception..." June 28

  • Colts well represented on list of greatest receivers

    Indianapolis Star "Sports fans love rankings. We love them even more if it means we get to compare players and teams across vastly different eras and argue about them. Thought exercises like these seem to be even more fun in the dog days of the NFL offseason, and today, former Dallas Cowboys VP of Player Personnel..." June 27

  • Colts may hit more in camp, despite being “scared to death” of injuries

    Pro Football Talk "After seeing his team miss too many tackles last season, Colts coach Chuck Pagano says he may work more on tackling in camp. Pagano said he’s still as concerned as ever about keeping players healthy for the regular season, but he also thinks there’s limited time to work on tackling, and..." June 24

  • Colts Continue To Like Wide Receiver And Defensive Line Outlooks In 2017

    Colts "Chris Ballard wants to be careful this time of year in shelving out too much praise for a player or position group. “I think teams get a false impression of their teams in OTAs and in shorts,” Ballard says. “This game is played in pads. It’s a tough, physical game. Until we really get into..." June 22

  • McAfee rips ex-Colts GM Grigson: Browns should send him to Canada

    Pro Football Talk "Monday’s PFT Live included a two-hour visit with former Colts punter and current Barstool Sports personality Pat McAfee. McAfee didn’t take long to continue to fire shots at the former G.M. of the team for which McAfee played. As to the question of the day — Which NFL trade would you do right..." June 19

  • Why you shouldn't sleep on the Colts in 2017

    Indianapolis Star "They have been the epitome of average the past two seasons. They have been neither very good nor embarrassingly bad. When you attempt to characterize the Indianapolis Colts in 2015 and 2016, the word “blah” comes to mind. After 8-8 records in consecutive seasons, it’s difficult to reach any..." June 18

  • Colts defense: 'A whole new culture being built'

    Indianapolis Star "Al Woods sees it from the trenches. He’s new here — there is so much new here. What's he noticed? “How hard they work,” the defensive tackle said. “They work they butts off here. And I’m happy to be here because I work my butt off, too.” John Simon sees it from the middle. He’s a former..." June 16

  • Colts place Christine Michael on injured reserve

    NFL.com "The Awakening has been put on hold yet again. Just two weeks after signing with the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Thursday it placed running back Christine Michael on injured reserve. Per The Indianapolis Star, Michael "went down" in Colts minicamp practice Wednesday. The team..." June 16

  • Donte Moncrief owns the day

    Indianapolis Star "Wednesday was Day 2 of Colts minicamp. Here are the day’s key observations as the offseason winds down: Moncrief rules the day The reception — a leaping fingertip catch — was one of the most impressive plays of the day. But it did not count. One of Donte Moncrief’s feet was out of bounds, if..." June 15

  • Colts continue to churn bottom of roster

    Pro Football Talk "No matter how large a team’s roster is, the bottom few spots always will be churning. For the Colts, Thursday saw three new players arrive and, in turn, three players leave. The team announced that it has signed receiver Harvey Binford, receiver Fred Brown, and linebacker Jeremiah George...." June 15

  • Colts Work Out TE Larry Donnell

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts have invited a number of tryout players to minicamp, including cornerback Phillip Adams and former Giants tight end Larry Donnell (Twitter link via Mike Chappell of CBS4). At this stage of the offseason, Donnell stands as one of the most notable tight ends remaining on the open..." June 13

  • Chuck Pagano ‘praying’ Andrew Luck will be ready for training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Andrew Luck is trying to head into training camp feeling 100 percent healthy for the first time in two years, but there is no guarantee he will be ready to resume practicing in full by next month. All the Indianapolis Colts can do at the moment is cross their fingers, as Chuck Pagano said..." June 13

  • Shoulder experts speak: Is Andrew Luck on schedule?

    Indianapolis Star "He’s noticeably thinner than before, maybe 10 pounds slimmer, maybe more. He’s relegated to watching practice these days, to instructing, encouraging, even coaching. Inside, it’s gotta be killing him, right? Andrew Luck is a quarterback who craves every single snap, even in the dead of summer. In..." June 13

  • Colts waive-injured receiver Trey Griffey

    Pro Football Talk "The son of Ken Griffey Jr. has had his football career derailed, for now. The Colts have waived receiver Trey Griffey with the “injured” designation. If he’s unclaimed, Griffey will land on the team’s injured reserve list. Griffey’s stay on IR will depend on the duration of the injury. " June 12

  • Colts claim Tyvis Powell off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts may not have safety Clayton Geathers back from a neck injury in time for the start of the 2017 season and they’ve added another option to the position group as they prepare for that possibility. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the team has claimed safety Tyvis Powell off of waivers...." June 12

  • Colts opted for paintball instead of practice on Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts, like various other teams, skipped a day of non-contact* practice for something other than football. They chose paintball. Which is hardly non-contact*. “[The idea was] team building, camaraderie — instead I got bunch of welts,” coach Chuck Pagano said at the season-ticket town hall..." June 11

  • Irsay to town hall: 'I'll be damned' if we don't get 2 Super Bowls

    USA Today "In a first-ever event of this kind for the franchise, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to a town hall of season ticket holders Thursday night to double down on his mandate of multiple Super Bowl triumphs during the Andrew Luck era. And, in true Jim Irsay fashion, he was in no way timid..." June 09

  • Colts owner says Andrew Luck's recovery from surgery is going 'tremendously'

    Colts "In front of 2,000 season ticket members on Thursday night, Jim Irsay provided some insight into the rehab for one Andrew Luck. “Andrew is healing tremendously,” Irsay said. “This (surgery) has been a positive thing, not a negative thing or anything like that. He was really struggling going..." June 09

  • Colts have to like Hankins' early swagger

    Indianapolis Star "He’s coming with the bluster and the braggadocio, and he’s not shying away from it, not even if everyone around here knows how much his coach loathes that sort of thing. Johnathan Hankins sees it like this: “If you don’t set high goals, then what are you working for?” Coach Chuck Pagano..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • No timetable yet for Andrew Luck to begin throwing in rehabilitation, Chuck Pagano says

    ESPN "Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has yet to start throwing a football following surgery on his right shoulder in January, coach Chuck Pagano said Tuesday. Pagano added that there's no timetable on when Luck will begin throwing and the team doesn't plan to acquire another quarterback as..." June 06

  • Andrew Luck Still On Track For Week 1

    Pro Football Rumors "We have not heard much about Andrew Luck‘s recovery from offseason shoulder surgery, which is probably a good thing for Colts fans. Although the procedure itself was something of a surprise, given that club owner Jim Irsay had insisted during the 2016 season that Luck wouldn’t need surgery on the..." June 04

  • Chuck Pagano Says Offensive Line Not Set Yet

    Colts "At Wednesday’s open OTA session, there might not have been a healthier position group on the field than the offensive line. That statement couldn’t have been further from the truth in years past. But as the Colts are progressing through the 2017 offseason program, a starting five looks to be..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03

  • The NFL will allow liquor ads during their games this year

    The Comeback "You’re about to start seeing liquor ads during NFL games this season. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has relented on allowing liquor ads during games, though the total spots will be limited to just four per game and two during pre and postgame shows. The NFL said it will accept..." June 03

  • How Jack Doyle celebrated his $19 million contract

    Indianapolis Star "Word is, Jack Doyle splurged. New house, fancy cars, lavish trips, bottle service in Las Vegas, the whole nine yards. That’s usually what happens when you sign a $19 million contract, right? You live it up. You let loose. And who could blame him? After all those years of toiling at the bottom..." June 02

  • Christine Michael signs with Colts

    Larry Brown Sports "The Indianapolis Colts announced on Thursday that they have signed veteran running back Christine Michael. Michael spent the 2016 season with the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. He rushed 148 times for 583 yards and seven touchdowns in 15 total games with the two teams. After being..." June 01

  • Colts’ David Parry sentenced to 2 years probation

    CBS Indy "A plea agreement by David Parry has resulted in the Indianapolis Colts’ veteran defensive lineman being sentenced to two years of probation. The sentence was announced by the Marciopa County Superior Court and a result of Parry pleading guilty to reduced charges of disorderly conduct and..." May 31

  • John Clayton cracks joke after being laid off by ESPN

    Sportsnaut "With ESPN since 1995, long-time NFL reporter John Clayton received news that he was the latest victim of layoffs from the sports leader. It’s just the latest example of ESPN cutting its budget as a way to make up for sagging ratings and profits. In confirming the news on Wednesday, the..." May 31

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