Indianapolis Colts News and Rumors

  • Colts vs. Cowboys preview

    Colts vs. Cowboys preview

    ESPN.com Updated 2 hours ago
    When: 4:25 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas TV: CBS The Dallas Cowboys will host the Indianapolis Colts for the first time at AT&T Stadium on Sunday. While both teams are 10-4, their postseason plans are completely different…
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  • A Look at NFL's Most Underappreciated, Overblown

    A Look at NFL's Most Underappreciated, Overblown

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's game against the Colts leading the NFC East and on the verge of a playoff berth. A ton of the credit for that should go to head coach Jason Garrett's assistants.
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  • Cowboys' Murray: Decision to play is mine

    Cowboys' Murray: Decision to play is mine

    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray would not come out and say he will play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, but he said the final decision to play will be his.
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  • Chuck Pagano: It will take all hands on deck to contain Dez Bry…

    Chuck Pagano: It will take all hands on deck to contain Dez Bryant

    profootballtalk.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    The Cowboys were in prime time last Sunday night, which means that the eyes of the football world were squarely on Philadelphia when wide receiver Dez Bryant caught three touchdown passes in a victory over the Eagles. His performance didn’t escape the n…
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  • T.Y. Hilton one of eight players not to practice for the Colts

    T.Y. Hilton one of eight players not to practice for the Colts

    ESPN.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton missed practice Wednesday because of the hamstring injury he suffered in the second half of Sunday’s victory over the Houston Texans. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Monday that he had hoped for Hilto…
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  • Colts face a challenge in stopping Dallas' offense

    Colts face a challenge in stopping Dallas' offense

    ESPN.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The list of quarterbacks and teams that have dissected the Indianapolis Colts this season is an impressive one. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots…
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  • Browns claim tackle Andrew McDonald off waivers from Colts

    Browns claim tackle Andrew McDonald off waivers from Colts

    profootballtalk.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    The Cleveland Browns claimed offensive tackle Andrew McDonald off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday. The Browns are the fourth team McDonald has been with this season. McDonald was signed off the Carolina Panthers practice squad by the Seat…
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  • QB snapshot: Andrew Luck

    QB snapshot: Andrew Luck

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (3 days ago)
    A quick observation of quarterback Andrew Luck and how he played in the Indianapolis Colts’ 17-10 victory over the Houston Texans in Week 15: Houston safety Keenan Lewis' interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter on Sunday marked the seve…
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  • NFL Nation TV talks Johnny Rotten, er, Football

    NFL Nation TV talks Johnny Rotten, er, Football

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (3 days ago)
    Join us Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) for ESPN NFL Nation TV’s Spreecast, as episode No. 36 will cover the latest from the NFL. Host Paul Gutierrez (San Francisco 49ers reporter) and co-hosts Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals reporter) and Mike Wells…
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  • Politeness of being: Luck's kudos baffle foes

    Politeness of being: Luck's kudos baffle foes

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (3 days ago)
    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has started to confound pass rushers not by his impressive play, but by congratulating defenders for hard hits.
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  • Colts' defense used embarrassing game against Patriots to fuel …

    Colts' defense used embarrassing game against Patriots to fuel them

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (3 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- They walked back to the huddle after most of the runs embarrassed. They walked off the field with their heads down after being humiliated. Their pride was squashed. All because of New England Patriots running back Jonas Grey ran through,…
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  • Chuck Pagano says Colts won’t rest starters

    Chuck Pagano says Colts won’t rest starters

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    The Colts don’t have much to play for in Weeks 16 and 17. They’ve already clinched the AFC South, but they’re highly unlikely to catch the Patriots or Broncos to earn a first-round bye. So will they rest their starters in the next two games? Nope. Colts…
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  • Some Teams Need Home Field for Playoffs

    Some Teams Need Home Field for Playoffs

    nytimes.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    The Cowboys don't lose on the road, where the Bengals and Colts aren't slouches, either.
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  • T.Y. Hilton's MRI on his hamstring comes back negative

    T.Y. Hilton's MRI on his hamstring comes back negative

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- There was a big sigh of relief for the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. The MRI done on receiver T.Y. Hilton, who left Sunday's game against the Houston Texans with a hamstring injury, came back negative and the Colts are hopeful that their…
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  • Andrew Luck's trash talk style confuses the heck out of opponen…

    Andrew Luck's trash talk style confuses the heck out of opponents

    yahoo.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    The funny thing about Andrew Luck is he’s one of the NFL’s biggest stars after just a few seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, but we don’t really know a ton about his personality. We know he’s a pretty nice guy, the type that will stop and pose for pic…
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  • Reggie Wayne sits alone at top of Colts' record books

    Reggie Wayne sits alone at top of Colts' record books

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- It was anybody's guess how Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne would react on Sunday because it was more than just facing the Houston Texans for the veteran. It was Wayne's 209th game as a Colt, putting him ahead of Peyton Manning i…
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  • Colts' D'Qwell Jackson, Josh Cribbs going to playoffs for first…

    Colts' D'Qwell Jackson, Josh Cribbs going to playoffs for first time

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson can be forgiven because this is new territory for him. Jackson was on his way into the shower when he realized that he hadn’t taken off his AFC South Champs hat. He didn’t go back to his lock…
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  • Colts Beat Texans 17-10, Clinch AFC South Title

    Colts Beat Texans 17-10, Clinch AFC South Title

    nytimes.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts are heading back to the playoffs. And they are bringing a strong ground game and an improving defense.
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Cowboys 00:50

    NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Cowboys

    Dec 18
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at Dallas.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Colts-Cowboys 01:10

    Inside Edge: Colts-Cowboys

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Indianapolis at Dallas.
  • Video - Turnover-Prone Colts Need To Clean Up Their Mistakes 00:56

    Turnover-Prone Colts Need To Clean Up Their Mistakes

    Dec 16
    Colts reporter Mike Wells says Indianapolis won't get away with turnovers in the playoffs against the likes of New England, Pittsburgh and Denver.
  • Video - Luck Confounds Opponents With Kind Words 03:22

    Luck Confounds Opponents With Kind Words

    Dec 16
    Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic and Cris Carter discuss Colts QB Andrew Luck's propensity to congratulate defenders for hard hits.

Sports Columnists

  • Will NFC playoffs run through Seattle? - John Clayton's First and Goal

    Dec 18
    John Clayton's First and Goal: After early-season struggles, the chips may fall into place for Seattle to claim No. 1 seed in NFC. Plus, how will DeMarco Murray's injury impact his workhorse status?
  • Three Must-See Showdowns with Big Playoff Implications

    Dec 18
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  • Clayton's mailbag -- Building a winner isn't easy

    Dec 16
    John Clayton's mailbag: Building a winner isn't easy these days. Plus: Tony Romo's MVP chances, the Bills' defense and more.
  • Something Up Their Sleeve?

    Dec 16
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