Indianapolis Colts News and Rumors

  • All-Pro Colts receiver Willie Richardson dies at 76

    All-Pro Colts receiver Willie Richardson dies at 76

    profootballtalk.com nytimes.com Updated Feb 12 (yesterday)
    Willie Richardson, a star receiver for the Colts in the 1960s and a member of one of the most athletic families in the history of football, has died at the age of 76. After an All-American career at Jackson State, Richardson was drafted by both the Balt…
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  • Hasselbeck is “strongly leaning” toward playing again

    Hasselbeck is “strongly leaning” toward playing again

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    A quarterback who’ll turn 40 next month apparently is leaning toward retiring. A quarterback who’ll turn 41 later this year is leaning toward not retiring. Colts quarterback Matthew Hasselbeck, who started eight games in 2015, could be back again in 201…
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  • Colts Announce Two Coaching Staff Moves for 2016

    Colts Announce Two Coaching Staff Moves for 2016

    coltsgab.com profootballtalk.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    The Colts are going to be keeping a couple of their assistants from a season ago, as PFT reports on the moves by the horseshoes and coach Chuck Pagano as the team builds towards the 2016 season. Veteran coach Jim Hostler will be the tight ends coach, an…
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  • Colts owner says Andrew Luck's contract will be 'shocking'

    Colts owner says Andrew Luck's contract will be 'shocking'

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is about to start the final year of his rookie contract. And team owner Jim Irsay is going to throw some huge numbers at Luck to keep him in Colts blue. Luck will be playing 2016 under a $16.1 million one-year …
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  • Colts' in-house free-agent priorities No. 3: Jerrell Freem…

    Colts' in-house free-agent priorities No. 3: Jerrell Freeman

    ESPN.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)
    Colts' in-house free-agent priorities No. 3: Jerrell Freeman
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  • Colts add a few more coaches

    Colts add a few more coaches

    profootballtalk.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)
    The Colts let go of several assistant coaches last month after reaching a deal to keep head coach Chuck Pagano and they announced some of the new faces on the staff on Tuesday. Lee Hull will be the team’s new wide receivers coach, replacing Jim Hostler.…
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  • Colts waive Ryan Lindley

    Colts waive Ryan Lindley

    profootballtalk.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)
    The Colts needed to bring in a couple of veteran quarterbacks for the end of the regular season due to injuries to Andrew Luck and Matt Hasselbeck, but there’s no need for so many of them on the offseason roster. Indianapolis parted ways with one of the…
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  • Colts raise ticket prices, promise they’ll stay the same in 201…

    Colts raise ticket prices, promise they’ll stay the same in 2017

    profootballtalk.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)
    The Colts went with continuity when it came to making a decision about keeping head coach Chuck Pagano and General Manager Ryan Grigson after a disappointing season, but there will be changes for the 2016 season. Those changes go beyond the tweaks to th…
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  • Colts owner Jim Irsay: We'd like to retain Adam Vinatieri

    Colts owner Jim Irsay: We'd like to retain Adam Vinatieri

    ESPN.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)
    Colts owner Jim Irsay: We'd like to retain Adam Vinatieri
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  • See you on September 8

    See you on September 8

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7 (7 days ago)
    The 2015 season is over. Which means that it’s time to start thinking about the 2016 season. The 2016 season will begin on Thursday, September 8 in Denver. And the Broncos will be hosting one of eight potential opponents: the Chargers, Raiders, Chiefs, …
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  • Jim Irsay says Marvin Harrison in HOF, believes Tony Dungy is t…

    Jim Irsay says Marvin Harrison in HOF, believes Tony Dungy is too

    Terrell Owens let us know that one wide receiver among the finalists for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame fell short of the votes needed for election on Saturday. On his way into the NFL Honors show, Colts owner Jim Irsay let us know that anoth…
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  • Former Colts Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison, Edgerrin James will s…

    Former Colts Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison, Edgerrin James will soon learn Hall fates

    ESPN.com Feb 5
    Former Colts Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison, Edgerrin James will soon learn Hall fates
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  • Saints sign former Colts running back Vick Ballard to futures c…

    Saints sign former Colts running back Vick Ballard to futures contract

    The New Orleans Saints are giving former Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard another chance after injuries have derailed each of his last three seasons. According to Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate, the Saints are signing Ballard to …
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  • Boyer’s tie to Bowles dates back to star-studded Browns’ staff

    Boyer’s tie to Bowles dates back to star-studded Browns’ staff

    Brant Boyer was a special teams player long before he was a special teams coach, and a good enough one to make a lasting impression. After spending four years on Chuck Pagano’s staff with the Colts, Boyer was officially announced as the Jets special tea…
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  • Colts ready to offer Andrew Luck $100 million contract extensio…

    Colts ready to offer Andrew Luck $100 million contract extension

    The odds are that the Jaguars will face a challenge in 2016 they didn’t have to deal with last season – a healthy Andrew Luck. And if Colts’ owner Jimmy Irsay is right, Luck’s also likely to have a $100 million contract extension when he faces the Jagua…
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  • Kubiak: Having mini-stroke changed me as a coach

    Kubiak: Having mini-stroke changed me as a coach

    Shortly before Gary Kubiak was fired as the Texans head coach in 2013, he suffered a “mini-stroke” during halftime of a game against the Colts. Kubiak missed one game and coached from upstairs for a couple of weeks before returning to the sideline for t…
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  • Colts LB Jackson sued over alleged assault

    Colts LB Jackson sued over alleged assault

    Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson is being sued by a man he allegedly assaulted early last year. Per the Indy Star, the suit stems from the Feb. 2015 incident during which Jackson allegedly assaulted a pizza delivery driver during a spat over a parking s…
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  • Why did the Colts' star players struggle this season?

    Why did the Colts' star players struggle this season?

    ESPN.com Jan 31
    Why did the Colts' star players struggle this season?
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  • Las Vegas Is The Next City The Raiders Will Use For Leverage To…

    Las Vegas Is The Next City The Raiders Will Use For Leverage To Try And Get A New Stadium

    deadspin.com Jan 28
    For two decades Los Angeles has served as the NFL’s bogeyman, lurking just out of sight as an implicit threat to any city that refused to pay up for a new or renovated stadium. You better flash the cash, the NFL would threaten, or the Bills/Dolphins/Jag…
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  • Report: Browns hire Andrew Berry to head personnel department

    Report: Browns hire Andrew Berry to head personnel department

    The Browns have hired Colts pro scouting coordinator Andrew Berry as their vice president of player personnel, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday. Berry spent the last seven seasons with the Colts and the last four as pro scouting coordinator. The …
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  • Chuck Pagano “very grateful” to have another opportunity with C…

    Chuck Pagano “very grateful” to have another opportunity with Colts

    There are sure to be many surprises over the course of the offseason, but it will be tough for them to top the Colts’ decision to extend coach Chuck Pagano’s contract for three years right after the end of the regular season. All signs were pointing to …
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  • Playoffs have shown Colts the importance of a good offensive li…

    Playoffs have shown Colts the importance of a good offensive line

    ESPN.com Jan 26
    Playoffs have shown Colts the importance of a good offensive line
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  • Video - Irsay says Andrew Luck's next contract will be at 'shocking numbe... 01:53

    Irsay says Andrew Luck's next contract will be at 'shocking numbe...

    Feb 12
    Skip Bayless thinks Jim Irsay is trying to send a message to his critics by giving Andrew Luck a big pay day, while Stephen A. Smith has no problem with Luck getting paid because a lot of quarterbacks are making excessive dollars.
  • Video - Quarterbacks who could dominate the AFC 01:56

    Quarterbacks who could dominate the AFC

    Feb 8
    ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano talks about which quarterbacks are set to battle Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger for AFC supremacy.
  • Video - Edwards praises Dungy 01:40

    Edwards praises Dungy

    Feb 8
    Herm Edwards, along with Texans coach Bill O'Brien, share their thoughts on Tony Dungy getting elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and what it means to them for him to be chosen.
  • Video - Tony Dungy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame 01:50

    Tony Dungy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Feb 6
    Former head coach Tony Dungy describes the feeling when he found out he was a Hall of Famer and what Colts owner Jim Irsay said to him.