Colts Rumors & News

  • Colts announcer regrets ending broadcast with an F-bomb

    WTHR.com "Before embarking on this piece about Bob Lamey and his radio f-bomb Sunday, I want to say something: Like virtually every human being on this planet, I make mistakes. Mistakes in my personal life, mistakes at work. In fact, in yesterday's column off the Colts-Chargers game, I noted that Mark..." September 26

  • Colts’ Andrew Luck limited in practice on Thursday

    Today's Pigskin "Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reports that Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback Andrew Luck was limited in practice on Thursday due to a right shoulder injury. Holder added that he still expects Luck to be under center this week, though he hasn’t been throwing in practice. Luck did not..." September 22

  • T.Y. Hilton is ticked; Phillip Dorsett is ready

    Indianapolis Star "Donte Moncrief is hurt; T.Y. Hilton is ticked; Phillip Dorsett is ready. Week 3 should be fun. That’s where they’re at, these Indianapolis Colts receivers, four days before they try to avoid the franchise’s first 0-3 start since the dreadful 2011 season. The news Wednesday — besides the small..." September 22

  • Colts Sign WR Devin Street Off Pats’ P-Squad

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts announced that they have signed wide receiver Devin Street to the 53-man roster off of the Patriots’ practice squad. By rule, the Colts now have to keep him on their 53-man roster for the next three weeks. The signing could be insurance against Donte Moncrief‘s ailing shoulder. Moncrief..." September 21

  • Donte Moncrief out 4-6 weeks with fractured scapula, coach Chuck Pagano says

    CBS Indy "Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief will miss 4 to 6 weeks after suffering a fractured scapula against the Denver Broncos Sunday, coach Chuck Pagano revealed Wednesday. Moncrief left the game after a hit in the first quarter and didn’t return. He had an MRI this week. Pagano said..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Colts down another corner as Butler leaves with hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Colts cornerback Darius Butler suffered a hamstring injury in the second quarter of Sunday’s game in Denver and will not return. Butler was injured on the same play he intercepted Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian. The Colts ended up getting a field goal out of the interception and trail the..." September 18

  • Defense secures Broncos' 34-20 win over Colts

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Cornerback Aqib Talib gave the Denver Broncos some breathing room and outside linebacker Von Miller slammed the door on another win. Miller sacked Andrew Luck and forced a fumble that teammate Shane Ray returned 15 yards for a touchdown as the Broncos benefited from two defensive..." September 18

  • Colts without four key defensive players against Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts are going to have to try to stop the Broncos this week with a bunch of backups on defense. The Colts listed four key defensive players as out for this week’s game, with defensive tackle Henry Anderson, cornerbacks Vontae Davis and Patrick Robinson and safety T.J. Green." September 16

  • T.Y. Hilton sits out Colts practice due to knee injury

    NFL.com "T.Y. Hilton is on the injury report for the Indianapolis Colts. A knee injury kept Hilton out of practice Thursday, the team announced. The fifth-year wide receiver hadn't been on the injury report prior to Thursday. Hilton had six catches for 79 yards in Sunday's 39-35 loss to the Detroit..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Lions kick Colts in 39-35 shootout

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Matthew Stafford wanted Matt Prater to have a chance for redemption. Just a chance. After Prater missed a crucial extra point with 4:04 remaining and then watched the Indianapolis Colts take their first lead with 37 seconds to play, Stafford was on a mission. "I have seen..." September 11

  • Colts' speedy WRs ready to wreak havoc after the catch

    Indianapolis Star "Andrew Luck completed 80 percent of his passes in the Indianapolis Colts’ preseason games, which, by admission, is not much of a sample size. But couple Luck’s jump in efficiency – he’s 58.1 percent for his career -- with Rob Chudzinski’s first full season as offensive coordinator and a..." September 10

  • Darius Butler, Henry Anderson out for Colts

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts will be down two cornerbacks against the Lions this weekend. They’ve known for some time that Vontae Davis would miss the opener because of an ankle injury and he’ll be joined on the sideline by Darius Butler, who is dealing with an ankle injury of his own." September 09

  • Colts Sign Stephen Morris To Practice Squad

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts signed quarterback Stephen Morris to their practice squad and waived safety Lee Hightower, as Mike Chappell of CBS4 tweets. Interestingly, Morris will earn $20K per week – the most of any taxi squad player in the NFL, Rand Getlin of NFL.com tweets. Morris, whom the Colts waived..." September 08

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Ryan Grigson says all is well with Andrew Luck

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts got attention last season for failing to list quarterback Andrew Luck’s broken ribs on their injury report and they got attention on Wednesday for listing Luck as limited because of his right shoulder. Luck had been running the first team without incident all offseason and preseason,..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08

  • Colts’ Irsay has to believe Luck will usher in a new ‘golden era’

    Today's Pigskin "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is hopeful for the upcoming season. He’s also optimistic that 2016 will be the first step toward his team entering another “golden era.” “Time will tell. I’m optimistic, personally,” Irsay said, as reported by the team’s web site. “I think we have the makings..." September 07

  • The NFL Has an Age Problem

    The Ringer "If you’re worried about the level of play in the NFL, you have an unlikely ally: coaches and executives. “Everything from defensive linemen not knowing where their eyes should be looking, not knowing where blocks are coming from,” said Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “Defensive backs..." September 07

  • Colts make another corner change, sign ex-Jet Darryl Morris

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts continue to fiddle with their secondary, trying to patch up an injury plagued unit as they start the regular season. This morning, the team announced they signed free agent cornerback Darryl Morris and waived cornerback Frankie Williams." September 05

  • Colts cut down to 53

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts announced a series of roster moves Saturday as they trimmed their roster to 53. As previously reported, running back Stevan Ridley was released. Linebacker Nate Irving was also released. " September 04

  • Colts have 10 players on active roster from 2012-2015 drafts

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts cut linebacker Trevor Bates on Saturday, making him the only one of their eight draft choices from April that failed to make the initial 53-man roster this year. If recent history is a guide, he won’t be alone on the outside of the active roster for very long. The Colts drafted 30..." September 04

  • Colts add two defensive backs off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts had a slew of injury issues in the secondary during the preseason, which likely played a role in their move to add two new defensive backs to the roster on Sunday. The team claimed cornerback Neiko Thorpe off of waivers from the Raiders and safety Matthias Farley off of waivers from..." September 04

  • Colts dump Stevan Ridley just days after signing

    Pro Football Talk "Stevan Ridley’s time with the Colts was short. The Colts released the veteran running back Saturday, NFL Network reported, ending what was essentially a tryout period of less than a week. " September 03

  • Colts waive/injured 2015 third-round pick D’Joun Smith

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have stopped waiting for 2015 third-round pick D’Joun Smith to get healthy. Smith went on injured reserve with the designation to return early in his rookie season and returned to play in just four games before missing more time this offseason and summer while trying to get back to..." September 02

  • Late touchdown pass helps Colts rally past Bengals

    The Sports Xchange "Stephen Morris' 25-yard touchdown pass to Tevaun Smith with 40 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter lifted the Indianapolis Colts to a 13-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the final preseason game for both teams on Thursday night at Paul Brown Stadium. Morris, who went 20-of-30..." September 01

  • Luck confident in Colts' offense: 'We're going to score a lot of points'

    Colts "It’s a very odd week for the NFL world. A preseason game will be played with hardly any headline guys. Nearly 40 guys will be cut from each team. And teams will turn their attention towards the regular season arriving in less than two weeks. The Colts practiced on Monday and will get back..." September 01

  • Blacks Represent 70 Percent Of NFL Players, Fan Base 83 Percent White

    Real GM Football "Seventy percent of African-American men comprise NFL rosters despite representing only six percent of the United States' population. While the majority of NFL players are black, the NFL fan base is 83 percent white and 64 percent male. The NFL has no African-Americans who are a majority..." August 30

  • What is Stevan Ridley's role with Colts?

    Indianapolis Star "Stevan Ridley showed up for work on his first day as an Indianapolis Colts running back just trying to figure out where to start. It’s less than two weeks before the start of the regular season and the veteran running back, signed as a free agent Sunday, finds himself starting from scratch in..." August 30

  • Colts drop four more on way to 75 players

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts got the ball rolling on their cuts to 75 players by parting ways with 10 players over the weekend and the process continued on Monday. The team announced that they have released tight end Konrad Reuland and waived wide receiver Daniel Anthrop, tackle Keith Lumpkin and running back..." August 29

  • Colts CB Darius Butler leaves game with ankle injury

    Today's Pigskin "Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler has left their preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles with an ankle injury and will not return." August 28

  • Colts add Stevan Ridley to bolster backfield depth

    Sporting News "Unhappy with the preseason contributions from Frank Gore's backups in Indianapolis, the Colts signed veteran running Stevan Ridley to bolster their backfield, the team announced Sunday. With Gore aging and on the wrong side of 30, as well as lack of preseason results from Josh Ferguson, Robert..." August 28

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Report: Colts OL Jack Mewhort believed to have torn ACL

    247 Sports "The Indianapolis Colts have had an injury-plagued preseason, but in Friday's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, they may have taken their biggest injury hit yet. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, starting guard Jack Mewhort may be out for the year. "Jack Mewhort, a key cog on their OL, is..." August 28

  • Bradford throws two TD passes in Eagles' 33-23 win

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Sam Bradford completed 17 of 20 passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns, and the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Indianapolis Colts 33-23 on Saturday night, improving to 3-0 in NFL exhibition action. Bradford played deep into the third quarter, giving Philadelphia a 24-3..." August 27

  • Which Colts RB can lighten Gore's workload?

    Indianapolis Star "Before the start of the 2015 season, the Indianapolis Colts devised a plan to limit running back Frank Gore to an undisclosed number of carries, an effort aimed at keeping the veteran injury-free. Then came a series of unforeseen developments: injured running backs, injured quarterbacks, an..." August 26

  • Stevan Ridley reportedly visiting with Colts

    Larry Brown Sports "Backfield help in Indianapolis could be coming from an unlikely source. According to a report by Mike Garafolo of NFL Network on Friday, the Colts are visiting with free agent running back Stevan Ridley, who was just released by the Detroit Lions on Thursday. Ridley, 27, has been something..." August 26

  • Andrew Luck traded in his old flip phone—for a new flip phone

    Indianapolis Star "Andrew Luck has a new a flip phone! We repeat, ANDREW LUCK HAS A NEW FLIP PHONE! The man with the most famous outdated cellular device in America has finally dipped into that new $140 million contract and upgraded. The Colts quarterback broke the news to his Facebook followers with a photo..." August 26

  • Colts rookie says he has to improve his vocabulary playing with Andrew Luck

    Fox Sports "Andrew Luck spent four years at Stanford, one of the best universities in the country academic-wise. He not only left the Cardinal an outstanding quarterback, but also an intelligent citizen. His wide-reaching knowledge of a multitude of topics comes across in his interviews and is evidenced by..." August 25

  • Colts activate Henry Anderson from PUP list

    CBS Sports "Anderson (knee) was removed from the PUP list on Monday, Mike Chappell of Indysportscentral.com reports. Anderson is coming off a 2015 campaign shortened by a torn ACL, but he'll have a couple weeks to practice in hopes of being ready for the regular season." August 22

  • Colts' Vontae Davis week-to-week with right ankle sprain

    ESPN "Colts cornerback Vontae Davis is week-to-week with right medial ankle sprain, coach Chuck Pagano announced Monday. Davis was seen walking out of the locker room with a cast on his right foot. He is coming off back-to-back Pro Bowl appearances. Davis' injury adds to a secondary that is..." August 22