Indianapolis Colts News and Rumors

  • No more excuses for Trent Richardson

    No more excuses for Trent Richardson

    ESPN.com Updated 22 hours ago
    ANDERSON, Ind. -- There was one substantial trade in the NFL last season. One that was supposed to give Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck his complimentary piece in the backfield that he would team with for years to come. Too bad that hasn't ha…
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  • Ravens’ Rice Draws 2-Game Suspension From Goodell

    Ravens’ Rice Draws 2-Game Suspension From Goodell

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    After an off-season arrest on a charge of felony assault against a woman, Baltimore running back Ray Rice, received a two-game ban from the N.F.L.
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  • Ballard confronts mental aspect of injury

    Ballard confronts mental aspect of injury

    ESPN.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    ANDERSON, Ind. -- For Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard, the date of his surgery -- Sept. 19, 2013 -- and the reason why he needed the procedure -- a torn ACL because of a cut during a running drill in practice -- are still entrenched in his …
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  • Colts' Wayne comes in IndyCar; 'ready to go'

    Colts' Wayne comes in IndyCar; 'ready to go'

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    Reggie Wayne made his typical grand entrance at training camp, reporting in an IndyCar, and said he's been cleared to participate after tearing his ACL in Week 7 last season.
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  • Michael Sam pragmatic about Dungy comments

    Michael Sam pragmatic about Dungy comments

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Jul 23 (2 days ago)
    Former Buccaneers and Colts coach Tony Dungy has said that he wouldn’t draft defensive end Michael Sam. On Tuesday, Sam addressed the situation in a very pragmatic way. “Thank God he wasn’t a St. Louis Rams coach,” Sam told reporters on Tuesday. “But I …
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  • Vikings offer single-game tickets Tuesday, with two asterisks

    Vikings offer single-game tickets Tuesday, with two asterisks

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    On Sunday, we pointed out that the Colts’ offer of single-game tickets applies to every game except the game against the Patriots, which requires the purchase of a ticket to the preseason game against the Giants. In an effort to sell tickets for the fir…
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  • Get ready for the Legion of Boom rule

    Get ready for the Legion of Boom rule

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    A decade ago, the NFL made illegal contact and defensive holding a point of emphasis based in part on complaints from former Colts G.M. Bill Polian that Patriots defensive backs were manhandling Peyton Manning’s pass-catchers. Now, the NFL is re-emphasi…
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  • Chiefs officially begin process of turning page on playoff coll…

    Chiefs officially begin process of turning page on playoff collapse

    profootballtalk.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    The Chiefs chased a 2-14 season in 2012 with an unlikely playoff berth. And that wasn’t the most unusual development in Andy Reid’s first season with the team. Up 38-10 in the second half of a wild-card playoff game against the Colts in Indianapolis, th…
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  • Indianapolis Colts' projected roster

    Indianapolis Colts' projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 18
    Examining the Indianapolis Colts' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Andrew Luck Matt Hasselbeck This is the safest position on the roster for the Colts. The Colts plan to always keep a veteran backup if Luck ever goes down with an injury. RUNNING BACKS (4) Trent…
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  • Colts sign offensive guard Chad Anderson

    Colts sign offensive guard Chad Anderson

    The Colts have looked to the Arena Football League for a little offensive line depth, announcing the signing of LA Kiss offensive guard Chad Anderson on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Anderson played collegiately at Northern Michigan and was a three-year star…
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  • Redskins add fullback Stephen Campbell

    Redskins add fullback Stephen Campbell

    The Redskins have added a second fullback in advance of training camp, signing ex-Colts blocking back Stephen Campbell, the club said Tuesday. This is the second NFL stint for the 23-year-old Campbell. He spent a little less than a month this spring wit…
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  • Colts launch virtually impossible $500,000 game day weather cha…

    Colts launch virtually impossible $500,000 game day weather challenge

    Earlier this year, the Rams offered a paltry $100,000 to the fan who accomplished the virtually impossible task of exactly predicting the team’s 2014 regular-season schedule. The Colts have given fans an equally (if not more) unrealistic chance of winni…
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  • Colts will give Trent Richardson first shot at starting RB job

    Colts will give Trent Richardson first shot at starting RB job

    Trent Richardson averaged just 2.9 yards a carry after arriving in Indianapolis last season, and he was even worse in the playoffs. Under ordinary circumstances, a player who performed like that would have a tough time earning any job at all. But in Ind…
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  • Colts Release Suspended WR LaVon Brazill

    Colts Release Suspended WR LaVon Brazill

    The Colts announced today they have signed free agent wide receiver Aaron Burks and waived suspended wide receiver LaVon Brazill. Burks, 6-3, 205 pounds, was originally signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014 before…
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  • Ernie Sims wants to play 10 years in the NFL

    Ernie Sims wants to play 10 years in the NFL

    Seven of the first 10 players selected in the 2006 NFL Draft are still in the league. Linebacker Ernie Sims, the No. 9 overall pick eight years ago, is one of those of seven players. He has played with five clubs, first the Lions, then the Eagles, Colts…
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  • Colts' top play winner: Jackson interception

    Colts' top play winner: Jackson interception

    ESPN.com Jul 11
    Score: Colts 38, Patriots 34 Date: Jan. 21, 2007. Site: RCA Dome In a closer vote than it should have been, Indianapolis Colts cornerback Marlin Jackson's interception against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game -- a play that helped s…
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  • Colts' biggest key to success

    Colts' biggest key to success

    ESPN.com Jul 10
    Quarterback Andrew Luck isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. He’ll remain in an Indianapolis Colts uniform for the foreseeable future. Owner Jim Irsay will make sure of that. The Colts look at Luck in the same way they looked at Peyton Manning (minus havi…
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  • NFL surely dreads prospect of Irsay testifying

    NFL surely dreads prospect of Irsay testifying

    The news that Colts owner Jim Irsay has been ordered to testify in a child-custody proceeding didn’t register on a national-radar screen currently consisting of only one large blip: LeBron James. The development involving Irsay, however, undoubtedly res…
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  • Colts think Dwayne Allen’s return is like getting “a brand new …

    Colts think Dwayne Allen’s return is like getting “a brand new player”

    The Colts won the AFC South last season despite losing several key offensive players to season-ending injuries with tight end Dwayne Allen near the top of that list. Allen played just a handful of snaps before a hip injury that required surgery turned h…
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  • Video - Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne's IndyCar arrival 01:12

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne's IndyCar arrival

    Jul 23
    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne arrived at Colts training camp in an IndyCar. Wayne and IndyCar driver Ed Carpenter describe what it was like driving through Indianapolis in an Indy Car.
  • Video - Reggie Wayne Makes Another Big Entrance 00:44

    Reggie Wayne Makes Another Big Entrance

    Jul 23
    Keeping in line with his tradition of arriving to training camp in grand fashion, Colts receiver Reggie Wayne came to camp this year in an IndyCar.
  • Video - Which rookie is under most pressure in 2014? 05:17

    Which rookie is under most pressure in 2014?

    Jul 22
    Jamie Dukes and the '"NFL AM" crew debate their picks for which rookie is under the most pressure to perform in 2014.
  • Video - Which rookie is under most pressure in 2014? 05:17

    Which rookie is under most pressure in 2014?

    Jul 22
    Jamie Dukes and the '"NFL AM" crew debate their picks for which rookie is under the most pressure to perform in 2014.

Sports Columnists

  • The Ray Rice Fallout

    Jul 25
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season—important division games…
  • Five Things I Think I Think: New York Giants

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  • Giants Report: The Short Story of Eli’s New Offense

    Jul 24
    After an NFL-high 27 interceptions last year, Eli Manning could be primed for a bounce back season. (Seth Wenig/AP) I’m in East Rutherford, N.J., the year-round home of the Giants, at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. It’s in the mid-80s this after…
  • Five Things I Think I Think: Buffalo Bills

    Jul 23
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