Colts Rumors & News

  • Colts Waive Demarco Cox

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts announced today that they have waived offensive tackle Demarco Cox, the former Georgia Tech basketball player who the Colts signed earlier this offseason. Cox (6-8 and 294 pounds) originally played basketball at Ole Miss from 2010-2014 but then transferred to Georgia Tech..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Colts owner says it's 'certain' NFL will have team in Los Angeles by 2017 "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said it is "certain" that the NFL will have a team in Los Angeles by 2017, according to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post​. Irsay added that it is no longer a matter of "if" a team will be in Los Angeles, but a matter of "how many" teams will be there by 2017...." May 21

  • Frank Gore rips Vernon Davis on Instagram: ‘U don’t love the game’

    Larry Brown Sports "Frank Gore fired a shot at former teammate Vernon Davis on social media Tuesday, though he claimed it was only a joke. After Davis posted a photo of himself hugging a football on Instagram with the caption “repost if you miss football season as much as I do,” Gore chimed in and said Davis lacks..." May 20

  • Colts Waive Wide Receiver Josh Lenz

    Stampede Blue "With the Indianapolis Colts holding their first OTA today, they have also announced a minor roster move, waiving wide receiver Josh Lenz. No corresponding move has been announced yet, leaving a spot open on their 90-man offseason roster. Lenz spent most of the past two seasons on the Colts'..." May 19

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Will The Colts Offense Live Up To The “Hype” In 2015? "Change is the norm. Pep Hamilton’s “go-to” message to the players in his offensive meeting room might never be more true than in 2015. The reason is rather obvious. Look up and down the rows of Hamilton’s meeting room and the talent is abundant. The change aspect of his message might..." May 19

  • Colts RB Vick Ballard: 'Sometimes, it feels like people just forgot about me'

    Indianapolis Star "The first time football was taken from him, Vick Ballard felt his knee give on the second play of the second practice of the second week of his second NFL season. It came on a cut he's been making since he was 6 years old. The second time football was taken from him, he twisted his head around..." May 17

  • Dean Blandino says process of handling balls “will change”

    Pro Football Talk "NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino’s talking to some players at the moment. And one of them was good enough to share the conversation, and the #asexpected news that things are changing, as it pertains to the handling of the balls. Colts linebacker Henoc Muamba said on Twitter that..." May 16

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Tom Brady's suspension could mean 1-3 start before SNF return vs. Colts "Barring a successful appeal, Tom Brady is going to miss the first four games of the 2015 season for his role in Deflategate. The games he'll miss for the New England Patriots are against the Steelers (home), Bills (away), Jaguars (home), and Cowboys (away). So, it just so happens that Brady's..." May 11

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Colts sign rookie running back Abou Toure

    Pro Football Talk "An undrafted free agent running back who tried out for the Colts at their rookie minicamp has been added to the 90-player roster. University of Tennessee at Martin’s Abou Toure, who racked up 1,138 yards in his final collegiate season in 2014, has signed with Indianapolis, the club said Sunday..." May 10

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Colts players offer mixed reactions to Phillip Dorsett pick

    Indianapolis Star "Competition in the Indianapolis Colts' wide receivers' room thickened last Thursday when the team used its first-round pick on one of its deepest positions. Suffice to say when Phillip Dorsett's name was called, many were surprised. Was T.Y. Hilton among them? "There's nothing I can do about..." May 07

  • Colts Owner Hopeful for Two Super Bowls Under Andrew Luck

    Sportsnaut "The Indianapolis Colts made the excellent (lucky) selection of Andrew Luck with the fist pick in the 2012 NFL draft. In the three seasons that have followed, the quarterback has managed to lead his team to 11 wins and a playoff spot each year. And while these postseason appearances are nice,..." May 05

  • Colts Waive Four Players

    Stampede Blue "The NFL Draft is now officially over, and that means that it's the time of year for the post-draft cuts - players who are cut from the team in order to make room for the team to sign draft picks or more undrafted free agents. For the Colts, they waived four players today: wide receiver Kadron..." May 04

  • Colts Agree to Terms with 15 Undrafted Free Agents

    Stampede Blue "The 2015 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday, and that means that those players who went undrafted are looking to sign with teams. For the Indianapolis Colts, they will hold their rookie minicamp this weekend, and they will have an number of those undrafted rookies taking part. The team announced..." May 04

  • Jim Irsay wants two Super Bowl titles in 'Andrew Luck era' "No pressure, Ryan Grigson. Your boss just wants back-to-back Super Bowl titles. While introducing new first-round pick Phillip Dorsett over the weekend, Colts owner Jim Irsay slipped in a line about winning during "the Andrew Luck era" that would probably frustrate any Colts front-office..." May 04

  • Some Colts players not happy with decision to draft Dorsett

    Pro Football Talk "The folks running the football operations in Indy are getting public pressure from above. They’re also getting private pressure from below. Per a league source, multiple Colts players aren’t happy with the team’s draft strategy, specifically with the decision to use a first-round pick on..." May 04

  • Will Frank Gore Be Willing to Give up his No. 23 to Josh Robinson?

    Sportsnaut "The Indianapolis Colts drafted Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson with the 205th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. Robinson, who has established a major connection with the number 23, will need to find a jersey number. He actually has a huge 23 tattooed on his chest...." May 03

  • Extraneous charge dismissed against Colts' D'Qwell Jackson

    Indianapolis Star "D.C. courts had mistakenly filed two open cases against Colts middle linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, which led us to report that the charge he was facing had been dismissed. While the courts did close out the extraneous charge, the other simple assault case docket states that Jackson was ordered to..." May 02

  • Colts resist temptations, stick with 'scary' Dorsett

    Indianapolis Star "Just before making Miami receiver Phillip Dorsett the 29th pick in the 80th NFL Draft, Ryan Grigson, Chuck Pagano and the assembled members of the Colts' scouting staff took a final, fateful look at their draft board. Dorsett was their highest-rated remaining player when the Colts turn to..." May 01

  • Colts May Have Trade Partners if They're Looking to Trade Out of First Round

    Stampede Blue "Draft day is finally here, and it should be a very interesting day with a number of story lines. The most notable one is that of Marcus Mariota, and it will be interesting to see which team - if any - moves up to get him. The Eagles remain a real possibility, it seems. And also, what about..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Jim Irsay: Draft trades 'not an impossibility' for Colts

    Indianapolis Star "Jim Irsay generally defers to his football decision-makers when it comes to the draft and most personnel matters. But that doesn't mean the Indianapolis Colts owner lacks ideas about what he sees heading into Thursday night's draft. Irsay spoke Friday night at Chuck Pagano's "ChuckStrong"..." April 28

  • Jerrell Freeman Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender to Return to the Colts

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts officially announced this morning that inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman has signed his restricted free agent tender, meaning that he's officially back for 2015. The Colts had tendered Freeman, who was a restricted free agent this offseason, with a second round tender,..." April 27

  • Irsay “not really” surprised #DeflateGate investigation has taken so long

    Pro Football Talk "The owner of the team that sparked the #DeflateGate investigation recently talked about the absence of closure in the case. And Colts owner Jim Irsay doesn’t seem to be concerned about the fact that more than three months have passed since G.M. Ryan Grigson complained to the league about the air..." April 26

  • Irsay on Pagano's contract: It's not 'Super Bowl or bust'

    Indianapolis Star "The Indianapolis Colts gathered at team headquarters Friday night to support the movement that's come to be known as ChuckStrong. And while namesake Chuck Pagano, a cancer survivor, was mingling with VIPs, raising millions for cancer research, team owner Jim Irsay came to support his coach's..." April 25

  • 2015 NFL Draft: Colts' 22 visits include 6 DBs "In preparing for the 2015 NFL Draft that starts April 30 in Chicago, the Indianapolis Colts met with 22 prospects in private visits or workouts. According to an unofficial list compiled by for visits as of Thursday morning, the Colts focused on their primary need, defensive..." April 23

  • Duron Carter on his past: 'Just being immature' "Duron Carter isn’t running from his past. He knows he’s had his fair share of problems. “The first step is admitting it, right? I got through that point,” the Indianapolis Colts receiver said. He had the talent to be part of powerhouse football programs at Ohio State and Alabama, but he..." April 23

  • Colts WR corps 'going to be high flying'

    Indianapolis Star "T.Y. Hilton was in the Indianapolis Colts' weight room earlier this week when he glanced over and noticed fellow wide receiver Andre Johnson effortlessly throwing up a rack full of plates. Hilton, already conscious of his small stature, felt practically intimidated. "I looked over and I..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Report: Colts Linebacker Jerrell Freeman Skipping Offseason Workouts Over Desire for New Contract

    Stampede Blue "According to the Indianapolis Star's Stephen Holder, Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman is skipping offseason workouts over a desire for a new contract. Freeman was tendered by the Colts but has yet to sign the offer. The Indianapolis Colts began phase one of their eight week offseason program on..." April 21

  • DeAndre Hopkins has no interest in talking about Andre Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "For the first time since 2003, receiver Andre Johnson plays for a team other than the Texans. And the receiver who arrived in Houston via round one a decade after Johnson isn’t inclined to talk about his one-time mentor. Asked by reporters on the first day of the offseason program to discuss..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Andre Johnson can't wait to get going with the Colts "Honored at a gala for the Houston Area Women's Center, Andre Johnson was days away from the start of the next chapter of his NFL career. And he couldn't wait. "I’m excited about it," Johnson said. "I’ll actually be heading to Indy tomorrow. I’m excited about the opportunity. Can’t wait to..." April 18

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • ur key Colts in line for contract extensions

    Indianapolis Star "The Colts' front office has had a busy offseason, inking a series of high-priced free agents to tens of millions of dollars in new deals. Despite the insane level of activity, here's what we've not seen: The Colts addressing the contracts of any of the in-house players they have expressed a..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Colts announce they've picked up Andrew Luck's fifth-year option for 2016. The $16.155 million is guaranteed for injury.

  • Hakeem Nicks ready to make most of his next fresh start

    Fox Sports "The way Hakeem Nicks sees it, everything worked out perfectly for his NFL career to get off to a fast start. A first-round pick in 2009, he went to the New York Giants, who badly needed a No. 1 wide receiver to replace the recently released Plaxico Burress. Nicks thrived in then-offensive..." April 09

  • Report: Colts Have Worked Out Kick Returner Chris Williams

    Stampede Blue "Colts-related nugget came out a few days ago over the holiday weekend, as the National Football Post's Aaron Wilson reported that the Colts were one of three teams to have recently worked out former Bears kick returner Chris Williams. Along with the Colts, Wilson reports that the Buccaneers and..." April 06

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Last week the @Colts said there were safeties still available they liked. That became a deal on Friday by signing 7-year vet Dwight Lowery.