Colts Rumors & News

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Backup quarterbacks come in many varieties, just ask Matt Hasselbeck

    USA Today "He waits in the wings, often perceived as the guy who can enable a struggling team to take flight or perhaps save a season in a pinch. Maybe he's a 20-year-old hotshot, perhaps a 40-year-old has-been — most likely something in between — but often one of the most popular guys on an NFL..." October 22

  • Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps joins Colts, hopes football career takes off

    Indianapolis Star "The Colts just got a little faster. Their signing of running back and former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps to the practice squad definitely adds something to Indianapolis' team speed. Demps owns a silver medal for his participation on the 2012 U.S. 4x100-meter relay team in the London Games..." October 22

  • 14h
    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts Erik Walden fined $27,562 for contact with official. Called it nonsense. 'Tell Roger I appreciate it'

  • Reggie Wayne on Elbow: "Don't Panic" and "I'll Be Fine"

    Stampede Blue "While Colts fans anxiously await news on the results of star receiver Reggie Wayne's MRI on his elbow, Wayne appeared on his weekly radio show with Jake Query and Derek Schultz on 1260 WNDE in Indianapolis and he said that he still is waiting for the results as well. With that said, however, he..." October 21

  • Colts assess Wayne's elbow injury "Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne could miss one to two games after injuring an elbow during the 27-0 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The injury, which occurred in the first quarter, isn't believed to be serious, but the Colts were still reviewing test results on..." October 21

  • 2d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Erik Walden ejected, which allows Bengals a first down

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals finally got a first down with 48 seconds left in the first half, but it took an unusual play to get it. The lonely first down came by penalty, as Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden was ejected for putting his hands on an official. Walden was jawing back and forth with Bengals..." October 19

  • With Luck up next, the pressure is on Guenther

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Three weeks in, Paul Guenther managed to miraculously make Mike Zimmer a distant memory. The beloved coordinator and current head coach of the Minnesota Vikings left town, but the dominant defense remained. Critics stalking Bengals box scores for ammunition were left with minuscule quarterback..." October 19

  • Police release dash cam footage from Jim Irsay arrest "Authorities in Indiana have released the dash cam footage that was taken the night Colts owner Jim Irsay was pulled over and arrested in March. Following the March 16 arrest, Irsay was set to face charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and four felony counts of possession of a..." October 18

  • Jim Irsay says Colts considering trades

    Indianapolis Star "Owner Jim Irsay's return to the Indianapolis Colts this week after a six-week suspension stemming from his guilty plea in a DUI case has him energized. During a 25-minute interview in his office on Wednesday – when Irsay hosted myself and a handful of other local media – you could plainly see..." October 17

  • Insider: Jim Irsay says Colts considering trades

    Indianapolis Star "Owner Jim Irsay's return to the Colts this week after a six-week suspension stemming from his guilty plea in a DUI case has him energized. During a 25-minute interview in his office on Wednesday – when Irsay hosted myself and a handful of other local media – you could plainly see his eagerness..." October 16

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay breaks silence on suspension

    Indianapolis Star "The hardest part was Sundays. That's when Jim Irsay found it toughest to cope with being away from the thing he loves almost as much as life: The Indianapolis Colts. The team's owner, fresh off a six-game suspension issued after pleading guilty in a driving-under-the-influence case in..." October 15

  • 8d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Pat Angerer is retiring RT @PAngererUSA:

  • Pagano says Colts will keep kicking onside until teams adjust

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have had plenty of success with onside kicks this season, recovering all three of their onside kick attempts. And Colts coach Chuck Pagano says there may be more of that coming. On Thursday night against the Texans, the Colts saw an obvious flaw in Houston’s kickoff return alignment:..." October 13

  • Colts hold on for 33-28 victory over Texans, take sole possession of first in AFC South

    Indianapolis Star "What we saw of the Indianapolis Colts' 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans Thursday at NRG Stadium: • Colts hold on, Texans don't: With the Texans on the verge of taking the lead after trailing 24-0 in the first quarter, receiver Andre Johnson fumbled in Colts territory with safety Mike Adams..." October 10

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay tweets first day back from suspension

    USA Today "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was officially reinstated Friday after serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy and he acknowledged his return in a way only Irsay can -- via Twitter. "What can I say? I could say something,but nothing IS something;nothing..." October 10

  • Report: Colts owner Irsay to be allowed to return to work Friday

    Fox Sports "Suspended Colts owner Jim Irsay will be allowed to return to work Friday after the team's Thursday night game against the Houston Texans, ESPN reports. Irsay was suspended the first six games of the regular season and fined $500,000 for violating the league's personal conduct policy after he..." October 09

  • Jim Irsay: Things got 'really bad' with Peyton, Colts "When Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers went through a rocky divorce back in 2008, Charles Woodson described the situation as one that had "become its own monster." Although Peyton Manning's exit from Indianapolis never reached those levels of acrimony in the public eye, NFL Media columnist..." October 09

  • D shall overcome in Colts' win over Ravens

    Indianapolis Star "When Mike Adams was a boy, he dreamt of playing football on glorious Sunday afternoons, with huge stakes and big plays to match. The ideal scenario: His defense takes the field needing a precious, final stop to slam the door and preserve a win. "That's what we want," the Colts' starting..." October 06

  • Colts WR Reggie Wayne: 'Hopefully we can give you a show, not show you our AARP cards'

    Indianapolis Star "A scroll through the 2001 NFL draft hints at an era long past, one of winnowed primes and expired careers. Some of the standouts – LaDanian Tomlinson, Steve Hutchinson – have happily retired, content to cap a decade-plus of Hall of Fame-worthy work. Most never came close to playing that..." October 05

  • Ravens defense prepping for Colts deep threat T.Y. Hilton

    Baltimore Sun "There’s a pretty solid chance that the Ravens’ scouting report on the Indianapolis Colts’ offense includes a few bolded reminders about how dangerous wide receiver T.Y. Hilton can be as a deep threat. Hilton is one of the fastest wide receivers in the NFL, having run the 40-yard dash in 4.34..." October 04

  • 18d
    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Source: Colts worked out former Cardinals/Saints LB Victor Butler, plus S's Winston Guy & Ray Ventrone.

  • Hakeem Nicks is lacking in stats, not in confidence

    Pro Football Talk "Colts receiver Hakeem Nicks, whose 2013 contract year in New York didn’t go so well, is off to another slow start in another contract year. But what Nicks lacks in production he makes up for in confidence that borders on delusion. “I still view myself as the best receiver in the league,”..." October 03

  • Vinatieri's advice inspires McAfee to first football award

    Indianapolis Star "Before he could stake serious claim as one of the league's finest punters, before he was rewarded with a five-year, $14 million contract this past offseason, and long before he became the affable and outgoing friend-to-all in the city that's become his home, Pat McAfee was little more than a naïve..." October 03

  • Colts' Sergio Brown likely replacement for suspended Landry

    Indianapolis Star "Colts starting free safety LaRon Landry, part of the team's high-priced 2013 class of free agents, will miss the next four games while serving an NFL-issued suspension for a violation of the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Landry will be eligible to return to the Colts' active..." October 01

  • Colts' Sergio Brown likely replacement for suspended Landry

    Indianapolis Star "Colts starting free safety LaRon Landry, part of the team's high-priced 2013 class of free agents, will miss the next four games while serving an NFL-issued suspension for a violation of the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Landry will be eligible to return to the Colts' active..." September 30

  • 22d
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Colts announce they've extended Robert Mathis' contract through 2016.

  • Colts dominate Titans 41-17 in evening record

    Indianapolis Star "What we saw of the Indianapolis Colts' 41-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium: • The drive that mattered: There will be plenty of talk of how Pat McAfee's surprising first-quarter onside kick changed the direction of the game, and it did, but the way the Colts..." September 29

  • Colts cut Da'Rick Rogers after DUI arrest

    Indianapolis Star "The Indianapolis Colts released Da'Rick Rogers, 23, on Monday after news broke that the receiver had been arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence on IUPUI's campus. An IUPUI officer observed Rogers' vehicle swerving onto and over the yellow line of the road on..." September 29

  • Colts S LaRon Landry suspended for PED violation

    Indianapolis Star "Colts free safety LaRon Landry has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances, according to a release by the NFL. Landry will be eligible to return to the Colts' active roster on Oct. 27 following the team's Oct. 26 game..." September 29

  • 24d
    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Colts worked out Chris Clemons, Dejon Gomes, M.D. Jennings, Jerron McMillian, Bacarri Rambo and Jamarca Sanford

  • Colts promote LB Andrew Jackson from practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts signed a backup inside linebacker on Saturday, bringing up rookie Andrew Jackson from the practice squad, the team announced. Jackson (6-1, 254) was the Colts’ sixth-round pick in May. He spent the first three games on the practice squad. A Western Kentucky product, Jackson could..." September 27

  • 28d
    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    TY Hilton is out here as #Colts practice gets underway. Ankle must be ok.

  • 33d
    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Josh Gordon and LaVon Brazill officially down to 10-game suspensions as the NFL-NFLPA announce the full drug program.

  • 33d
    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts Pagano: Questionable, Ricky Jean Francois (ankle), Hakeem Nicks (illness), Joe Reitz (ankle).

  • Colts collapse costs Delaware bettor $100,000 "Going into half-time of the Monday night game between the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles, one Delaware bettor must have been happy. The bettor played a $5 bet on a 15-team parlay and had hit all 14 leading into Monday night, with only the Colts needing to win to collect..." September 18

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • 39d
    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts LB Jerrell Freeman missed practice again. Can't imagine him playing vs. Philly. Would be big loss to defense. Top cover LB.

  • Colts Sign OLB Chris Carter and RB Dion Lewis; Waive RB Zurlon Tipton

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts have made more roster moves today, signing outside linebacker Chris Carter and running back Dion Lewis and waiving running back Zurlon Tipton. The team also signed quarterback Dominique Davis to the practice squad. While the Colts have the day off today from practice,..." September 09

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Robert Mathis tears Achilles tendon

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts’ defense looked a little lost last night, missing the pass rush provided by Robert Mathis. They’ll need to find a way to fix it. Multiple league sources tell PFT that Mathis suffered a torn Achilles last week while working out on his own in Atlanta. His season is now..." September 08

  • Reggie Wayne aggravates knee "Some observations from the Indianapolis Colts' locker room after their 31-24 loss to the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High: Receiver Reggie Wayne gave everybody a scare when he slipped and his knee bent awkwardly after making a catch in the third quarter. Wayne left for a..." September 08

  • Colts WR Reggie Wayne is ready to show everybody he’s healthy

    Indianapolis Star "The time has come, and Reggie Wayne is eager to embrace it. Sunday night at Denver’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the Indianapolis Colts veteran receiver returns to the field for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury Oct. 20 against these same Broncos. “I’m..." September 06

  • Denver Broncos plan to 'plaster' Andrew Luck "Other quarterbacks run more than Indianapolis' Andrew Luck. Of the 41 quarterbacks with at least 200 action plays (attempts plus sacks plus rushes) last year, he was 12th in run frequency: one every 10.6 plays. Other quarterbacks run more dynamically than Luck; he ranked 11th among passers in..." September 06

  • 47d
    Tom James @TribStarTJames

    Colts injuries per Chuck Pagano: Reitz out; SBrown, Holmes, Walden are questionable; Harrison, Landry, Wayne, Cherilis are probable.

  • Irsay punishment draws criticism around NFL "Life without owner Jim Irsay began late Wednesday afternoon for the Indianapolis Colts. But for others around the NFL, the six-game suspension and $500,000 fine issued to the longtime owner were not a sufficient enough punishment. "It's kind of like a slap on the wrist," Buffalo Bills..." September 03

  • NFL bans Irsay six games, fines him $500K "The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty earlier in the day to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated." September 03

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay pleads guilty to impaired driving

    Indianapolis Star "Colts owner Jim Irsay will spend one year on probation after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of prescription drugs. During a change of plea hearing held this morning at the Hamilton County courthouse, Irsay officially entered a guilty plea for one misdemeanor charge of impaired..." September 02