Colts Rumors & News

  • NFL bans Irsay six games, fines him $500K

    ESPN.com "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 02

  • 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

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Now that Colts owner Jim Irsay has pled guilty, NFL expected to discipline him before Thursday Night's GB-SEA opener, per league sources.

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    Cris Carter @criscarter80

    Jim Irsay will probably get suspended a year and a heavy fine.

  • Reggie Wayne on Peyton Manning: 'He's my brother. He's the enemy'

    USA Today "Week 1 of the NFL regular season begins in earnest soon and no one has to tell the Indianapolis Colts what that means. PEYTON MANNING! PEYTON MANNING! PEYTON MANNING! The Colts open Sunday at Denver, and that means another go-around with Manning, face of the Broncos franchise today, face of..." September 01

  • Irsay’s plea deal puts him in line for suspension

    Pro Football Talk "After Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested for driving while impaired, some thought the NFL would hold him to a higher standard by suspending him before his case was finalized. Irsay’s plea deal, which apparently will be finalized on Tuesday, means that any discipline will be imposed after the case..." September 01

  • Colts sign sixth-round pick Andrew Jackson to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie inside linebacker Andrew Jackson is among nine players to re-sign with the Colts’ practice squad after being waived Saturday, the team said today. The 22-year-old Jackson was the Colts’ sixth-round pick in May. The Western Kentucky product notched six tackles in the exhibition finale..." August 31

  • Colts bring A.Q. Shipley back to Indianapolis

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have suffered several injuries on the interior of their offensive line this summer, so they decided to bolster their group of players at those positions by bringing back a former member of the team. Indianapolis announced that they have claimed center/guard A.Q. Shipley off of waivers..." August 31

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    Indianapolis Colts @Colts

    Colts also trade DB Marcus Burley to Seattle Seahawks for a 6th rd pick in 2015

  • Kelvin Sheppard out in Indy

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts’ cuts to 53 players include a guy who started seven regular-season games a year ago. Gone, per a league source, is linebacker Kelvin Sheppard. He appeared in 15 regular-season games, and he started both postseason games for Indianapolis." August 30

  • Colts WR Da'Rick Rogers' TD celebration could cost him roster spot

    ESPN.com "If getting blown out wasn’t bad enough, Indianapolis Colts receiver Da'Rick Rogers added to the embarrassment when he tried to punt himself off the roster. Rogers caught a 7-yard pass from quarterback Chandler Harnish in the fourth quarter when the Colts were down 28-0. Rather than hand the..." August 30

  • Jim Irsay reaches plea agreement

    ESPN.com "Colts owner Jim Irsay has reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case, the Indianapolis Star reported Friday, citing court officials. Details of the agreement were not immediately released. Irsay was arrested in March on two misdemeanor charges and was scheduled for an Oct. 30..." August 30

  • Hill proves worth in Bengals' win over Colts

    Cincinnati Enquirer "With starting running back Giovani Bernard kept out of the Bengals' preseason finale on Thursday and three other running backs unable to play due to injury, rookie second-round pick Jeremy Hill got plenty of work in the first half, and almost got one touch too many. Hill carried 15 times for 60..." August 29

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    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    X-rays determine #colts Joe Reitz with high sprain to left ankle. That's normally 4-6 weeks recovery.

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Colts WR Lavon Brazill signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

  • Colts leave open door for Incognito as Mankins deal closes it with Bucs

    Sporting News "The ripple effect of the Logan Mankins trade between the Patriots and Buccaneers may reach all the way to Indianapolis. The veteran guard's arrival in Tampa Bay reduced the odds of Richie Incognito signing there and Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Tuesday that they were open to..." August 27

  • Robert Mathis' suspension from Colts begins Saturday

    Indianapolis Star "Linebacker Robert Mathis begins his NFL-imposed four-game suspension at 4 p.m. Saturday. At that time, he isn't allowed at the Colts complex and is prohibited from having any contact with team personnel. "Zero. Zero. Players, coaches, nobody," Pagano said. "Got a memo (from the league) with a..." August 27

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • INDIANAPOLIS COLTS MAKE ROSTER MOVES

    Colts.com "The Indianapolis Colts today waived CB-Johnny Adams, CB-Qua Cox, G-Andre Cureton, G-Marcus Hall, CB-Kameron Jackson, WR-Nu’Keese Richardson, LB-Jonathon Sharpe, S-David Sims, WR-Eric Thomas, WR-Tony Washington and FB-Cameron White. With the moves today, the Colts have reached a 79-man..." August 25

  • Drew Brees shakes off rust to throw two touchdowns against Indianapolis Colts

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "If New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees grew tired of the questions about the potential of a rusty game in his two interviews with the local media this week, he didn't show it. Brees patiently answered the question with a smile creeping on his face behind the goatee he'd been growing..." August 24

  • Delano Howell dealing with hurt neck

    ESPN.com "The neck injury that has sidelined Indianapolis Colts safety Delano Howell for more than a week is not career ending, a source told ESPN.com Friday. Howell spent part of the week in Minneapolis meeting with a specialist to decide what the best action is to take with his neck. Colts officials..." August 22

  • Jack Mewhort's health is becoming an issue

    ESPN.com "Indianapolis Colts rookie guard Jack Mewhort is eager to play in a game, but his health is in question. Mewhort, who earlier this week said missing more than a week of practice was just a precaution with his right knee, did not practice again Thursday. “You want those guys out there 100..." August 22

  • Colts DL Montori Hughes on leave after death of his child

    Indianapolis Star "Defensive lineman Montori Hughes is on extended leave from the Indianapolis Colts following the recent passing of his infant daughter. Coach Chuck Pagano announced Thursday that Maveah Alice Hughes, the 3-month-old daughter of Hughes and girlfriend Leigh Burton, died last week. Hughes..." August 22

  • Who's No. 1? When it comes to Colts' receivers, it'll depend on the week

    Indianapolis Star "Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano was asked this week to pinpoint his No. 1 wide receiver. His answer might as well have been, "Who cares?" "All I know is we're deeper than we've ever been and we've got a lot of talent at that position," Pagano said. "So, I feel really good. I know who it..." August 21

  • Jim Irsay trial postponed, moved from August to October

    CBSSports.com "Jim Irsay was originally scheduled to face trial on Aug. 28, but thanks to a continuance, that date has now been pushed back two months. The new trial date for the Colts owner is scheduled for Oct. 30, according to the Associated Press. Irsay is facing two misdemeanor counts of impaired driving..." August 21

  • Colts GM: Trent Richardson needs to answer the bell, do his job

    CBSSports.com "By any measure, running back Trent Richardson has been a huge disappointment. The Colts gave up a first-round pick to get him and he responded by averaging 2.9 yards per carry last season. Impossibly, Richardson's been worse this preseason, managing just 2.4 yards per carry. For months, the..." August 21

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay's court dates likely to be during NFL season

    Indianapolis Star "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay will likely have court dates in Hamilton and Morgan counties during the NFL's regular season, according to recent filings. Irsay also faces potential disciplinary action from the league, which could come before those cases are resolved. A Hamilton Superior..." August 19

  • Colts sign RB Deji Karim

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have added one tailback and released another, announcing the re-signing of Deji Karim and the waiving of Davin Meggett on Sunday. The 27-year-old Karim appeared in three games as a reserve for Indianapolis in 2012. He has also had stints with Jacksonville (2010-2011) and Houston..." August 17

  • Nicks gives exciting glimpse of Colts' potential on offense

    Indianapolis Star "Maybe Hakeem Nicks read his calendar wrong. Perhaps he thought Saturday night's Colts preseason matchup against the New York Giants was, you know, the regular season matchup the teams are scheduled to play in November. Given the way Nicks came out looking to stomp on the collective neck of..." August 17

  • Pagano guarantees McAfee will make a 60-plus-yard field goal

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts’ 27-26 preseason loss to the Giants on Saturday night ended with Pat McAfee missing a 64-yard field goal, wide left. But Colts coach Chuck Pagano says seeing McAfee miss that kick did nothing to diminish the teams confidence in McAfee from beyond 60 yards. McAfee is the Colts’ punter,..." August 17

  • Eli Manning, Giants offense awful in exhibition win over Colts

    New York Post "Victor Cruz described it as “fun’’ late Saturday night watching the Giants’ backups overcome a 26-0 fourth quarter deficit to overtake and beat the Colts 27-26 in a wild preseason game at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I had a blast watching them at the end,’’ Cruz said of seeing the youngsters stage the..." August 17

  • Expect Irsay decision before start of regular season

    Pro Football Talk "The two-game suspension of Ray Rice and the looming suspension of Josh Gordon have left folks wondering when or if the NFL will take action against Colts owner Jim Irsay. In early June, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that league insiders expected Commissioner Roger Goodell to impose a..." August 15

  • Chuck Pagano on T.Y. Hilton: 'There's so much more that we can do with a guy like that'

    Indianapolis Star "In case you're counting, and T.Y. Hilton is, the Indianapolis Colts don't have one No. 1 receiver, they have three, and he's one of them. "All you have to do is turn on the film and watch me play," Hilton said with his customary economy. Hilton is a doer, not a talker, a little man with a..." August 15

  • Ex-Colts president Bill Polian wanted to draft Andy Dalton

    Indianapolis Star "Imagine a world without Andrew Luck in a Colts uniform. It's a scary thought for Colts nation. But one that was a lot closer to reality than you think. No, the Colts weren't toying with the idea of drafting Robert Griffin III at No. 1 instead of Luck. However, a year earlier, in the 2011 NFL..." August 14

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Colts Sign Gannon Conway, Waive Eric Pike

    Stampede Blue "The Colts made a minor roster move this morning, bringing back defensive end Gannon Conway and waiving offensive tackle Eric Pike. The Indianapolis Colts continued their roster shuffling today by making a relatively minor roster move. They brought back defensive end Gannon Conway and waived..." August 12

  • Colts optimistic that Khaled Holmes will be back for start of season

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts saw starting center Khaled Holmes leave Thursday night’s preseason game against the Jets with an ankle injury before the end of their first possession, but initial fears of a lengthy absence have subsided. Holmes was at the team’s practice Saturday wearing a boot on his left leg and..." August 10

  • James wants to mentor Richardson

    ESPN.com "There was a familiar sight at Indianapolis Colts training camp on Saturday. Edgerrin James, the Colts' career rushing leader, attended practice and plans to have an impact on the team this season. No, the 36-year-old James doesn't plan to resume his playing career. Instead, James wants to..." August 10

  • Rugby player’s season ends in Indy

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, the ability and willingness of Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson to turn over any and all rocks in search of potential talent led him to the Southern Kings of Super 15 Rugby and linebacker Daniel Adongo. This year, Adongo won’t play for the Colts, and probably not for anyone else. After..." August 09

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    #Colts OL and seventh rd pick Ulrick John is believed to have a broken ankle. Undergoing tests in Indy this morning. OL takes another hit

  • A lot of positives (and injuries) for Colts in preseason opener

    Indianapolis Star "First the good news — the offensive line played well in the first half, protecting QBs Andrew Luck and Matt Hasselbeck and giving RBs Trent Richardson, Daniel Herron and Zurlon Tipton room to operate. Now the bad — starting C Khaled Holmes' night ended after seven plays when he suffered an injury..." August 08

  • Khaled Holmes set for MRI on ankle

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts’ starting offense moved down the field with little trouble against the Jets in the first quarter on Thursday night right up to the point when center Khaled Holmes left the game with a left ankle injury. Their drive stalled at that point, in part because backup center Jonotthan..." August 08

  • Vick, Geno battle a draw as Jets win preseason opener against Colts

    New York Post "The Jets like to say they signed Michael Vick in March to push Geno Smith. Consider Thursday night a gentle nudge. Neither quarterback was overly impressive or unimpressive in the preseason opener against the Colts at MetLife Stadium, but Vick got the team into the end zone while Smith led the..." August 08

  • Chris Rainey: I didn't break Colts rule

    ESPN.com "Things were supposed to slow down a bit once quarterback Andrew Luck and the rest of the Indianapolis Colts' offense left Thursday night's preseason game after the first series against the New York Jets. But former Colts running back Chris Rainey -- who was released July 28 for a violation of..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Hakeem Nicks: I’m in the best shape of my life

    Pro Football Talk "Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton said recently that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was “still working to get himself in game shape,” a comment that seemed to suggest Nicks was failing to make the most of the one-year prove-it deal he signed with the Colts this offseason. According to a..." August 07

  • Chuck Pagano Likes Colts Backup Quarterback Situation

    Stampede Blue "For many franchises, the backup quarterback is the one who the fans root for to see the field. But for many others, including the Indianapolis Colts, the backup quarterback is the one who the fans least want to see on the field. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano hopes he doesn't have to see backup..." August 06

  • Chuck Pagano Likes Colts Backup Quarterback Situation

    Stampede Blue "For many franchises, the backup quarterback is the one who the fans root for to see the field. But for many others, including the Indianapolis Colts, the backup quarterback is the one who the fans least want to see on the field. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano hopes he doesn't have to see backup..." August 05

  • Colts don’t seem pleased with out-of-shape Hakeem Nicks

    New York Post "Hakeem Nicks’ first year with the Colts is going about as well as his final year with the Giants did. The veteran wide receiver, who flopped in a contract year in New York, hasn’t exactly drawn rave reviews from the Indianapolis coaching staff, which feels his conditioning is an issue as..." August 05