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  • Five players the Cowboys should potentially deal before the 2019 NFL trade deadline

    CBS Sports "Believe it or not, but the NFL season is already one tick away from being in late October, and that means the trade deadline of Oct. 29 is approaching with the speed of a starving shark when there's chum in the water. The Dallas Cowboys could use help at a few positions,..." October 16

  • Five players the Patriots should try to deal for before the NFL trade deadline

    CBS Sports "As the NFL trade deadline draws near on Oct. 29, the New England Patriots have areas that could use some bolstering, despite their undefeated record following Week 6. Specifically, the reigning Super Bowl champs likely need a boost in some way, shape or form when it comes to..." October 16

  • Roger Goodell confirms talks on a 17-game season

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL wants an 18-game season. It may end up settling for 17. Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed for reporters on Wednesday that talks between the NFL and NFL Players Association have occurred regarding an expansion of the regular season from 16 games to 17. And, to no surprise,..." October 16

  • NFL not considering draft lottery

    The Score "The NFL has no interest in overhauling its draft format and introducing a lottery, commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday at the conclusion of the league's fall meeting. With the Miami Dolphins appearing to position themselves to secure the first overall pick in next year's..." October 16

  • Roger Goodell defends officials over lack of successful PI challenges

    The Score "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn't too worried about the lack of successful pass interference challenges that has left coaches across the league frazzled. "The thought process was to fix the obvious and clear error," he told reporters Wednesday at the NFL owners..." October 16

  • Six future first-round picks have already been traded

    Pro Football Talk "NFL teams value first-round draft picks, but an increasing number of teams are showing that they’re willing to trade away first-round picks in the future to get a player they want now. In fact, six future first-round draft picks (four in the 2020 NFL draft and two in the 2021..." October 16

  • Colts Work Out Shane Ray, Andre Branch

    Pro Football Rumors "After placing Kemoko Turay on IR, the Colts are looking for defensive line help. They worked out veterans Shane Ray, Andre Branch and Eddie Vanderdoes, according to’s Field Yates (on Twitter). Ray has worked out for the Cardinals, Jets and..." October 15

  • NFL needs to implement 'sky judge' option for overturning egregious mistakes

    CBS Sports "Monday night felt like a tipping point for the NFL when it comes to officiating issues, with the Lions being robbed of a divisional road victory thanks to multiple blunders in favor of the Packers from Blake Cleteman's crew. No one thinks there were shenanigans at play here, but..." October 15

  • NFL needs someone who can explain, defend, apologize for questionable calls

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to mistakes routinely made by game officials, the NFL is less transparent than construction paper. Fearful of the potential negative impact of admitting what is often obvious, the NFL unreasonably protects officials by never acknowledging their blunders publicly. This..." October 15

  • 10 NFL trades that make too much sense

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade deadline is quickly approaching. It’s been a more active part of the year since the league moved the deadline back to about mid season. That’s not going to change ahead of Oct. 29. Multiple teams are already out of the playoff picture and are looking to..." October 15

  • Colts’ Darius Leonard Calls Out Bleacher Report For Calling Him A Terrible Draft Pick In 2018

    Total Pro Sports "Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard has missed the last three games due to a concussion he described as “very severe” in an interview with The Athletic. Leonard has a lot of time on his hands as he continues to get better, which gave him the opportunity to..." October 15

  • Darius Leonard details fears amid concussion recovery: 'Will I ever be the same?'

    The Score "Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard is back at practice and close to returning from a Week 2 concussion that forced him to miss the last three games. It wasn't an easy road to recovery, as the second-year pro told The Athletic's Stephen Holder that..." October 15

  • Answering nine questions that could define the NFL season

    ESPN "There's very little settled in the NFL through six weeks. The Patriots are very good, the Dolphins are awful and just about everything in the middle seems to be up for grabs. We've seen teams like the Chiefs, Cowboys and Rams go on losing streaks, while the Panthers and..." October 14

  • 32 things we learned from Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season

    USA Today "The 32 things we learned from Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season: 1. Shoutout to one of my esteemed former colleagues, Tom Pelissero, who continues doing stellar work for NFL Network ever since leaving USA TODAY Sports. But more important is the redoubtable character of Tom..." October 14

  • Pat McAfee: Al Riveron Is a Terrible Leader and It's Ruining the NFL

    The Big Lead "Pat McAfee, appearing in one of his 45 jobs in a role on Get Up this morning, really lit into NFL SVP of officiating Al Riveron, calling him a terrible leader of men and saying that his incompetence is ruining the game: McAfee has been on this wavelength on his DAZN show,..." October 14

  • 30th anniversary of Herschel Walker trade: Counting down NFL's biggest in-season trades

    USA Today "Saturday, Oct. 12 marks the 30th anniversary of the biggest trade to take place during the NFL regular season in the league's 100-season history. In 1989, the Dallas Cowboys shipped their star running back, Herschel Walker, to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a bounty of players..." October 12

  • 15 key questions for NFL Week 6

    Larry Brown Sports "Week 6 of the NFL sees an exciting matchup between winless teams — we had to, sorry. It compensates, though, by pairing Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes up for what could be a shootout, as well as several divisional battles that could have a key say in who gets a division title and a..." October 12

  • Study Reveals NFL Players’ Risk Of Getting CTE Increases 30% Every Season They Play

    BroBible "A new CTE study from neuroscientists at Boston University reveals just how dangerous playing in the NFL really is on the brain. While fans and players talk about the sport as being gladiator-like, given the amount of head and neck injuries that occur due to the constant..." October 11

  • Carli Lloyd 'definitely considering' NFL career

    Sporting News "Two-time World Cup winner Carli Lloyd will seriously consider pursuing a future career as an NFL kicker when she retires from soccer. Lloyd, 37, sent social media into a spin when she drilled a series of field goals, including one from 55 yards, while visiting a Philadelphia..." October 11

  • Colts QB Andrew Luck spent the day hanging at the team’s facility

    Clutch Points "The biggest story of the preseason was Andrew Luck. His shock retirement left the football world in disbelief. Meanwhile, it left the Indianapolis Colts in a situation no team wants to be in. They lost their starting quarterback with just a week to go before the regular..." October 10

  • Agent: 'I have never seen anything like' Colin Kaepernick's unemployment

    The Score "Representatives for quarterback Colin Kaepernick released a fact sheet on Thursday that pushes back on "false narratives" regarding his unemployment, which is approaching three years in length. According to the statement, no team has offered Kaepernick a contract..." October 10

  • NFL trades we'd love to see before Oct. 29 deadline

    Yardbarker "Yardbarker NFL writers Michael Tunison and Chris Mueller address some of the hottest issues in the league. This week's topic: potential deals before NFL's Oct. 29 trade deadline. Mueller: Historically, the NFL has not been a league defined by major in-season trades. The..." October 10

  • The Onside Kick Is Dead. Here’s How To Fix It

    Deadspin "Football games don’t have to end like this. Last year in the NFL, only four onside kicks were recovered all season long, down from 12 in 2017 (with Miami having recovered four of them on their own!). So far this year, no team has recovered one. Two weeks ago, the Colts were down to the..." October 10

  • 5 NFL Teams That Should Trade for AJ Green

    Complex "AJ Green has yet to play a game for the Cincinnati Bengals this season, but his name is currently in the headlines because there are plenty of trade rumors swirling around. On the possibility of being traded before the October 29 deadline, Green said, "I'm prepared for anything."..." October 10

  • Justin Houston named AFC defensive player of the week

    Colts "Justin Houston couldn’t be happier about leaving Kansas City Sunday night with a win over his old team. But his bye week just got even better. The National Football League announced this morning that Houston has been named the AFC’s Defensive Player of..." October 09

  • Tom Brady Takes a Shot at Jacoby Brissett

    NESN "Tom Brady in recent years has proven to be unafraid of (jokingly) taking shots at folks on Instagram. Jacoby Brissett, a frequent target, once again was on the receiving end of a recent barb from the New England Patriots quarterback.   " October 09

  • Indianapolis Colts working out former first-round pick Marcus Smith

    Clutch Points "The Indianapolis Colts have in the front seven so they are working out former-first round pick Marcus Smith, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.   With the season-ending injury to October 08

  • Who Are the Hottest NFL Coaching Candidates Right Now?

    Bleacher Report "Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder scheduled a 5 a.m. meeting with head coach Jay Gruden on Monday. It's the coaching version of being asked to hand in your playbook. Instead, Gruden handed in his key card. Snyder will begin his search for another new head coach after..." October 08

  • Colts owner: “No one deserves it more” than Adam Vinatieri

    Indianapolis Star "If Sunday night was vindication for Adam Vinatieri, if it was one last step on his way back from the slump that seemed to get its start on the Arrowhead Stadium field last January, the greatest kicker of all time did not say it. Vinatieri felt a little vindication for his team, for a..." October 08

  • The NFL’s Passing Records Are Becoming Meaningless

    Wall Street Journal "Tom Brady passed Brett Favre on the NFL’s career passing yards list Sunday, placing him only behind Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. It’s a testament to one of the best players ever, his unprecedented durability—Brady is 42 years old, you might have heard—and a career that..." October 07

  • Colts DE Kemoko Turay Done For Year

    Pro Football Rumors "Colts defensive end Kemoko Turay is done for the season, Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of (on Twitter) hear. Turay’s broken ankle suffered against the Chiefs on Sunday night will land him on injured reserve, allowing the Colts to replace him on the..." October 07

  • 10 NFL trade candidates, and proposing deals that make sense

    ESPN "As recently as five years ago, a column about midseason trades would have been more of a wish list than anything else. NFL teams rarely traded veteran players at all, let alone in the middle of campaigns. Last season alone, though, we saw Amari Cooper, Eli Apple, Damon..." October 07

  • Justin Houston Chirps Chiefs Sideline After Key 4th Down Stuff in Revenge Game

    12 Up "You don't think this game mattered to Justin Houston? A half-year after he was officially released as a Chiefs cap casualty, his return to KC as a Colt went about as well for him, personally, as you could imagine. This Kansas City team needs all the defense and pass rushing..." October 07

  • Colts' Kemoko Turay looks like he completely shattered his leg versus Chiefs

    Total Pro Sports "This was so bad for a defense that was playing so good. Late in the fourth quarter, Colts defensive end Kemoko Turay saw his night end after his ankle was completely shattered and twisted the wrong way. " October 07

  • Justin Houston: Extra motivation in win over Chiefs "The Kansas City Chiefs scored their fewest points in a game with Patrick Mahomes starting, by a lot. Entering Sunday night's tilt K.C. had never scored fewer than 26 points under Mahomes. Against the Indianapolis Colts, they score half that,..." October 07

  • T.Y. Hilton, Sammy Watkins expected to play Sunday night

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts and Chiefs each have a wide receiver listed as questionable for Sunday night’s game and it looks like each team will have that wideout in the lineup. According to multiple reports, Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and Chiefs wideout Sammy Watkins are..." October 06

  • T.Y. Hilton, Marlon Mack both active for the Colts

    Colts " The Indianapolis Colts’ top wide receiver and running back are officially available for tonight’s primetime matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Colts have announced their inactives list for tonight’s game, and among those who are active that were..." October 06

  • NFL finds loophole to keep Antonio Brown unemployed

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Scale of Sympathetic figures go, Antonio Brown falls far closer to O.J. Simpson than Homer. But this doesn’t mean that the former Steelers, Raiders, and Patriots receiver doesn’t have rights. He does, as eventually will be evidenced by the umpteen..." October 06

  • Von Miller Trade Destinations if Broncos Move Star Veteran

    The Big Lead "Only four games into the the 2019 season, and the Denver Broncos already look doomed. They've lost their first four games, and while Joe Flacco hasn't looked like an ideal fit at quarterback, he's the least of the team's problems. The Broncos are an organizational..." October 06

  • Not-so-secret secret CBA meeting happened this week in Jacksonville

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, it appeared that the NFL and NFL Players Association wouldn’t resume bargaining talks on a new labor deal until later in October. But they did. In secret. Well, not really secret, since the media outlet owned and operated by the NFL has disclosed the not-so-secret..." October 06

  • Colts add a cornerback in advance of Sunday night

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts will need all the help they can get in the secondary against the Chiefs on Sunday night, and the Colts need even more help, given that their secondary is banged up. The Colts have elevated cornerback Shakial Taylor from the practice squad. " October 05

  • Colts getting healthier in time for the Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts will still be underdogs, but at least they’ll be closer to fully staffed. Via Mike Chappell of Fox 59, the Colts had wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, linebacker Darius Leonard, and running back Marlon Mack on the practice field again Friday, a good..." October 04

  • Colts monitoring Clayton Geathers, Marlon Mack, Darius Leonard and T.Y. Hilton injuries

    Indianapolis Star "For the third consecutive week, a key member of the Colts defense has been diagnosed with an injury after the end of the game. All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard developed concussion symptoms after the Tennessee win and has missed the last two games. A torn meniscus was found in Malik..." October 03

  • 'I was just kicking the football': Carli Lloyd's path to NFL is visible to women who played college football

    Sporting News "Ashley Cockrell carries her equipment bag through a hallway toward her designated area beneath the 15,000-seat Burgess-Snow Stadium at Jacksonville State. "Hey don't walk in here. I'm in here changing," she shouts out into the hall. "Nobody wants..." October 03

  • Justin Houston helping Colts figure out a game plan for Patrick Mahomes

    NBC Sports "Justin Houston spent the first eight years of his career in Kansas City. He made 78.5 sacks. The pass rusher probably will retire a member of the Chiefs. But for now, he plays for the Colts. So Houston is doing everything he can to give the Colts some insight into Patrick..." October 03

  • Five teams that should trade for Vikings star Stefon Diggs

    Sportsnaut "Things have apparently spiraled out of control in Minnesota. At 2-2 on the season, the Vikings are in the midst of yet another disappointing season. It’s led to questions about Kirk Cousins’ future in Minneapolis. Star wide receiver Stefon Diggs has also grown..." October 03

  • Eric Ebron wants to “stop thinking too much” after drop-filled performance

    Pro Football Talk "Colts tight end Eric Ebron had a rough game against the Raiders in Week Four. Ebron’s touchdown catch was overshadowed by three dropped passes in the 31-24 home loss. Ebron said on Tuesday that he “just wasn’t myself last Sunday” and that he was..." October 02

  • Colts played percentages in eschewing onside kick

    Yahoo! Sports "Sometimes good decisions don’t work out. That was the case for Indianapolis in Week Four. The Colts scored with 1:10 remaining Sunday to close within seven points of the Raiders. That was as close as they got. With three timeouts remaining, Indianapolis chose..." October 02

  • Former Colts linebacker Ed Simonini dies at 65

    Dallas Morning News "Former Texas A&M All-American linebacker Ed Simonini died at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma following a battle with cancer, his family announced. He was 65. Simonini's family will hold a celebration of Ed's life in Dallas at a date to be announced. A member of the..." October 02

  • Colts QB Jacoby Brissett ‘hasn’t flinched’ since taking over says GM "As the NFL news cycle speeds by with dramatic games, stunning results, rookie debuts, puzzling departures and controversy on and off the field, it almost suddenly feels like so long ago that Andrew Luck shocked the sports world with his retirement. In the aftermath, Jacoby..." October 02