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  • NFLPA Projects 2019 Franchise Tag Values

    Pro Football Rumors "With the NFL offseason rapidly approaching, the NFL Player’s Association recently unveiled their position-by-position franchise tag predictions (via Albert Breer of SI.com). The numbers are based on an $190MM salary cap; the league’s most recent projection came in between..." February 20

  • Which NFL records will never be broken?

    Pro Football Talk "It’s Roger Goodell’s birthday. It’s also Paul Krause’s birthday. And Hall of Famer Paul Krause has a place in the record books that may be permanent. Krause, now 77, has 81 career interceptions. He’s held the record for 40 years. The closest contender..." February 19

  • Why the Indianapolis Colts should trade for Odell Beckham Jr.

    Stampede Blue "Some call him a diva and a crybaby, others call him the best wide receiver in football. Whichever side you’re on, one of the league’s most talented and intriguing young prospects is available at a fraction of the cost, and the Colts should pounce on obtaining him as soon as..." February 18

  • NFLPA president prepares players for lockout in 2021

    Michigan Live "The NFL has two years remaining before the current collective bargaining agreement is up, and it appears the league could be headed for a sticking point. Players have had rumblings of the idea this season, particularly with how markets have expanded in other sports. And now, the NFL..." February 15

  • How does the NFL franchise tag work and how much do players get paid?

    SB Nation "When the NFL offseason heats up, one of the biggest storylines to watch every year is which players get the franchise tag. Teams have a two-week window to apply the one-year tender. Players who get the tag have to either sign their tender or negotiate a long-term contract with their teams..." February 14

  • Jim Irsay attempts to define what it means to be the greatest team ever

    Pro Football Talk "If you can’t beat ’em, redefine what it means to lose to ’em. Financially, all NFL teams win. Bigly. Competitively, the Patriots have cracked the code on how to consistently kick everyone else’s asses, and that drives everyone else crazy. So what do..." February 10

  • Matt Slauson turned down coaching opportunity with Colts after retirement

    Larry Brown Sports "Longtime NFL offensive lineman Matt Slauson announced his retirement from the NFL after the 2018 season, but he had the opportunity to stay involved. Slauson said Sunday that he had the chance to join the Indianapolis Colts’ coaching staff after he decided to stop playing, but..." February 09

  • Colts Add Howard Mudd To Staff

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts have hired legendary offensive line coach Howard Mudd as a senior offensive assistant, the club announced today. Additionally, Indianapolis has promoted Marcus Brady to quarterbacks coach and hired Klayton Adams as an assistant offensive line..." February 08

  • Colts Waive QB Brad Kaaya

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts waived quarterback Brad Kaaya, according to a team announcement. He’ll now be free to sign with any team of his choosing.  Kaaya, 24 in September, was once viewed as the potential first overall pick in the 2017 draft, but ended up falling to the sixth round after..." February 08

  • Colts G Matt Slauson Retiring From NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Wednesday, Colts G Matt Slauson announced via his Instagram account that he’s retiring from the NFL.  Slauson suffered a “significant” back injury last year that led to him being placed on injured reserve.  Slauson later..." February 06

  • Eric Ebron: ‘I begged everybody’ for more red-zone targets with Detroit Lions

    Pride Of Detroit "About a year ago, the Detroit Lions made the tough decision to divorce themselves from tight end Eric Ebron. It was the end of an ugly era that saw fans turn on the former first-round pick after Ebron’s inconsistent play and confrontational attitude towards critical fans reached..." February 05

  • Colts WR Dontrelle Inman Accused of Putting His Hands on a Woman

    Sports Gossip "A woman, who goes by the name Maddy Morebucks on Instagram, called out Indianapolis Colts receiver Dontrelle Inman over the weekend for "putting his hands" on her.   In the now deleted post, that she tagged the Colts Instagram account in, she says the latest..." February 05

  • Darius Leonard becomes first Colt in 33 years to win Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Indianapolis Star " For the first time in his football career, Darius Leonard is no longer overlooked. The long-limbed, thin kid from the small town, the recruit overlooked by Clemson and offered a scholarship by only South Carolina State, the second-round pick labeled a reach, the playmaking star..." February 02

  • Andrew Luck Named NFL's Comeback Player Of The Year

    Colts "The National Football League on Saturday night confirmed what we've known for months: Andrew Luck is back. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback has been named the AP's NFL Comeback Player of the Year for the 2018 season. Luck is the third player in Colts franchise history to be..." February 02

  • NFL Players Association already preparing for potential work stoppage in 2021

    New York Daily News "Players in the NFL are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. During the annual National Football League Players Association press conference at the Super Bowl on Thursday, much of the discussion focused on a potential lockout that could take place in 2021, and what the..." February 01

  • Roger Goodell won't give NFL fans the honest answers they deserve

    USA Today "Roger Goodell is the master of double talk and untruths. The NFL commissioner held his annual news conference at the Super Bowl on Wednesday, and there will be no bigger waste of time this week. Which is saying something, given the circus that “Media Night” has..." January 31

  • Should the Colts Extend Eric Ebron’s Contract?

    Stampede Blue "In 2018, Eric Ebron was one of the top tight ends in the NFL. He finished with 66 catches for 750 yards and a whopping 13 touchdowns. He added 8 catches for 77 yards and a touchdown in two playoff games. His 66 catches and 750 yards rank him in the top 6 tight ends in the NFL and his..." January 30

  • Colts Sign Mark Glowinski To Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "The Colts didn’t want to let Mark Glowinski get away. On Tuesday, the Colts formally signed the guard to a brand new extension, according to a team announcement. It’s a three-year deal worth $18MM, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets.  The Colts claimed..." January 29

  • Colts hire Chris Strausser as OL coach, Jason Michael as TE coach

    Indianapolis Star "Frank Reich has filled two of the openings on the Colts coaching staff. Indianapolis has hired long-time college coach Chris Strausser to replace Dave DeGuglielmo as the offensive line coach, and turned to Jason Michael to take over as tight ends coach in place of Tom Manning,..." January 29

  • Black NFL players explain the importance of minority head coaches

    New York Daily News "The conversation around black coaches and diversity in the NFL has been an ongoing discussion for years, but recently that conversation was elevated when this season’s Black Monday saw five of the league’s eight minority coaches fired. And while the Rooney Rule has been..." January 29

  • Adam Vinatieri's Super Bowl allegiance: 'When we're not in it, I want everybody to lose'

    Indianapolis Star "Adam Vinatieri’s right leg started all of this, set the New England Patriots’ unbelievable run of success over two decades in motion with a pair of kicks in the snow against Oakland and a 48-yard field goal to win a Super Bowl over the Rams. Vinatieri spent 10 years in New..." January 28

  • Andrew Luck enjoys, but doesn't know, Capt. Andrew Luck

    Indianapolis Star "There's every reason to think Andrew Luck keeps his mother up-to-date on how he and the Indianapolis Colts are doing.  However, he doesn't know much about his Twitter alter ego, @CaptAndrewLuck, the Civil War-era commander who has more than 500,000 followers. The captain..." January 27

  • Colts GM Discusses Free Agency Strategy

    Indianapolis Star "The sheer amount of money that will be available is staggering. When the NFL’s new league year begins March 13 and the free-agent market opens, the Colts likely will have more than $100 million in salary cap space, even after Indianapolis locks up a few of its own..." January 27

  • Could Colts trade Jacoby Brissett?

    Stampede Blue "Jacoby Brissett may be the most valuable back up quarterback in the NFL. He may also be the most valuable trade asset in the NFL this off-season. Earlier in the year we speculated whether it made sense to trade Brissett in season, but obviously that didn’t..." January 25

  • Colts, Adam Vinatieri close on new contract

    Fox 59 "There apparently will be at least one more chapter to Adam Vinatieri’s career. The veteran placekicker is close to agreeing to another contract with the Indianapolis Colts, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. " January 25

  • Jacoby Brissett: 'I want to be a starter in this league'

    NFL.com "Around the NFL       Jacoby Brissett: 'I want to be a starter in this league' Print By Kevin Patra Around the NFL Writer Published: Jan. 24, 2019 at 08:34 a.m. Updated: Jan. 24, 2019 at 10:40..." January 24

  • Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri wants to play 24th NFL season in 2019, report says

    Sporting News "Adam Vinatieri still isn't ready to call it quits. According to ESPN, which cited league sources, the Colts kicker wants to play his 24th NFL season in 2019. Indianapolis has reportedly expressed interest in re-signing Vinatieri, who has been with the team..." January 20

  • Denico Autry fined for his conspicuous pelvic thrust

    USA Today "Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Denico Autry was fined $13,369 for unsportsmanlike conduct during a sack celebration against the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional-round loss last week. Following a sack in the third quarter of the game when the Colts were down 24-7, Autry got..." January 20

  • NFL fines J.J. Wilcox for horse collar tackle

    Pro Football Talk "Colts safety J.J. Wilcox likely knew more than a penalty was coming the moment he grabbed Sammy Watkins from behind. The league fined Wilcox $20,054 for unnecessary roughness for his foul in last week’s divisional round game against the Chiefs. It happened on the..." January 20

  • Colts Losing TE Coach Tom Manning Who Will Return to Iowa State

    Stampede Blue "A few coaching changes have taken place already this offseason for the Colts, and more are on the way. Tight ends coach Tom Manning will be leaving to return to Iowa State according to Zak Keefer of the Indy Star. Enough cannot be said about the job Manning did working with a tight..." January 19

  • Colts Sign TE Gabe Holmes To Futures Deal

    Colts "The Indianapolis Colts today signed tight end Gabe Holmes to a reserve/future contract. Holmes, 6-5, 255 pounds, has played in 10 career games (four starts) in his time with the Arizona Cardinals (2017-18), Baltimore Ravens (2017), Seattle Seahawks (2017) and Oakland Raiders..." January 19

  • Matt Hasselbeck Says Contending NFL Team Called Him About Readiness to Play

    Bleacher Report "NFL teams were so desperate for quarterbacks with a track record of success they were calling Matt Hasselbeck three years after he retired.  Per The Ringer's Kevin Clark, Hasselbeck said he received a phone call from a playoff-contending team at some point..." January 17

  • Colts GM: Going from good to great is the 'hard step'

    NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts jumped six wins in one regular season, going from a top-three draft pick to playing in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. Colts general manager Chris Ballard knows the next stride won't come so easy. "The step from good..." January 15

  • Colts make surprising decision to fire member of coaching staff

    Larry Brown Sports "The Indianapolis Colts made what might seem like a minor tweak to their coaching staff on Tuesday, but the timing has left many people scratching their heads. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports that the Colts are parting ways with offensive line coach Dave..." January 15

  • Bobby Johnson leaves Colts to be Bills’ offensive line coach

    Buffalo Rumblings "Adam Caplan was the first to report, and now the team has confirmed, that the Buffalo Bills are signing Indianapolis Colts assistant offensive line coach Bobby Johnson as their new offensive line coach, replacing the fired Juan Castillo. Johnson spent one year in Indianapolis, joining..." January 15

  • Andrew Luck will replace Philip Rivers in Pro Bowl

    NFL.com "Around the NFL       Andrew Luck will replace Philip Rivers in Pro Bowl Print By Grant Gordon Published: Jan. 15, 2019 at 02:49 p.m. Updated: Jan. 15, 2019 at 04:51 p.m. Andrew Luck's sensational..." January 15

  • Colts want to re-sign kicker Adam Vinatieri

    CBS Indy "The path has been cleared for Adam Vinatieri’s career to continue, and perhaps conclude, with the Indianapolis Colts. The decorated placekicker was informed during a Tuesday afternoon meeting with general manager Chris Ballard the team is interested in retaining him. Vinatieri..." January 15

  • Colts need to be blown away to trade Jacoby Brissett according to Chris Ballard

    Indianapolis Star "If Chris Ballard wants to pick up another draft pick in April, the Colts general manager has one clear trade chip available on his roster. Jacoby Brissett. Few commodities in the NFL are as valuable as a potential starting quarterback, and even though Brissett spent this..." January 15

  • Adam Vinatieri seems to be leaning toward playing again if Colts want him

    Pro Football Talk "Saturday’s loss was a difficult one for Adam Vinatieri, and not just because of the footing. Now, the 46-year-old kicker has to decide if he wants to keep doing this for a living, knowing the Colts have a decision to make as well. After their loss to the..." January 14

  • Mahomes says Chiefs worked on their cadence to get the Colts to jump offside

    Yahoo! Sports "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had the Colts’ defense off balance all day today, getting them to jump offside five times. Afterward he said that was part of the plan. Mahomes said he and his teammates were working on his cadence all week, trying to get the Colts offside..." January 13

  • Colts offensive line fails to live up to reputation in playoff loss to Chiefs

    Indianapolis Star "This wasn’t supposed to be the way this Colts season ended. Maybe it would end against these Chiefs, their MVP-caliber, otherworldly quarterback and his endless cache of weapons too much to overcome on the road. Maybe Patrick Mahomes would simply put too many points on the..." January 13

  • At least four fans needed medical attention due to snowballs thrown during Chiefs-Colts game

    Sportsnaut "In the aftermath of what was a wild scene at Arrowhead during Saturday’s divisional-round game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs, at least four people reportedly needed medical attention after being pelted by snowballs thrown by unruly fans. Matt Derrick of..." January 13

  • Frank Reich: We learned some things this year that will stick with us

    USA Today "Following their season-ending loss on Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts will take some time off before preparing for the offseason in which head coach Frank Reich and the front office will look to make moves to ensure a further trip in the playoffs in 2019. A first-year head coach,..." January 13

  • Adam Vinatieri: It was a tough day

    NFL.com "Adam Vinatieri built a strong piece of his legacy on his ability to kick in the snow. The shot of him clearing space to attempt a game-winning field goal in Foxborough in January 2002 immediately comes to mind. But with less snow on the ground Saturday, 17 years after his kick sent..." January 13

  • Colts' loss to Chiefs doesn't diminish extraordinary 2018 campaign

    Yardbarker "The Indianapolis Colts were eliminated in blowout fashion by a much better Kansas City Chiefs team at Arrowhead on Saturday. Winners of 10 out of 11 heading into this game, Indianapolis just didn’t make the plays to stay close with Kansas City in what ended up being a 31-13..." January 13

  • Missing kicks in the playoffs is nothing new for Adam Vinatieri

    Pro Football Talk "When Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri missed a 23-yard field goal on Saturday in Kansas City, people were shocked: How could the great Vinatieri miss an easy pick in a big game? Actually, no one should have been surprised. Vinatieri does it a lot. Although Vinatieri is best known..." January 13

  • Colts’ Ryan Grant, Tyquan Lewis Out Vs. Chiefs

    Pro Football Rumors "Snow might be on the field when the Colts take on the Chiefs in Kansas City on Saturday. Indianapolis’ Ryan Grant and Tyquan Lewis, however, will not. The two players have been ruled out for the AFC Divisional Round matchup, Andrew Walker of the team’s website..." January 12

  • Chiefs-Colts Weather: Kansas City forecast calls for snowstorm ahead of 2019 NFL playoffs matchup

    CBS Sports "The weather outside is frightful, but the playoffs are just delightful. And when the Chiefs take the field against the Colts on Saturday to kick off the Divisional Round, the weather won't be outside anymore, but snow could be a factor inside of Arrowhead Stadium. We've..." January 12

  • Malik Hooker inactive for Colts on Saturday

    Indianapolis Star "Colts safety Malik Hooker is inactive with a foot injury for the team's playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Hooker played the second-most snaps on the defense this season in the regular season.  Hooker missed the team's first two practices this week and was..." January 12