This is the December 27, 2012 news archive. View today's Colts rumors and news.
Sunday could be Freeney's Indy swan song
Dwight Freeney's been a stalwart of the Colts for 11 years, recording 106.5 sacks. But Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium could be his home finale wearing a horseshoe on his helmet. He’s making a $14 million base saUpvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: What benefits the Texans?Clint (Houston): In the past few years, teams which have gained the 1st seed have not [fared] well in their quest for a Super Bowl. Obviously home field advantage is a big deal, but do you think that a loss to the Colts and the loss of a 1st seed could …Upvote Share Tweet
Colts' Robert Mathis prefers New Orleans over HawaiiGiven his druthers, Robert Mathis would just as soon pass on another trip to Honolulu for the Pro Bowl. Not that the Colts' perennial all-star wouldn't take advantage of the all-expenses-paid junket for the Jan. 27 game. It's just that Mathis hopes to b…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts free agents facing final regular season gameThe 10-5 Indianapolis Colts who will close the regular season Sunday against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium scarcely resemble the 2-14 wreck of a year ago, and that's irrespective of records.Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Kravitz: Thankfully, Colts won't be resting players SundayI have a bracelet I wear: WWBPD? What Would Bill Polian Do? OK, that's a flat-out lie. I don't have a WWBPD bracelet. But I know what he'd be doing this Sunday against the Houston Texans in a game that means nothing in the standings to the Indianapolis …Upvote Share Tweet
Colts' regular season finale with Texans sold outThe Indianapolis Colts' regular-season finale Sunday with Houston at Lucas Oil Stadium has been sold out and will be broadcast in the local market.Upvote Share Tweet
Were Colts' Andrew Luck, Jerrell Freeman snubbed for Pro Bowl?Every year, somebody doesn't make the Pro Bowl and fans wonder why.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 27, 2012During Peyton Manning’s tenure with the Colts, the 16th game of the season was usually the best day of the year for his backup. At some point during the contest, which the Colts rarely needed to secure playoff position, Manning would head to the bench aUpvote Share Tweet
Former Colts WR Pierre Garcon 'as good as any receiver in the league'Garcon is now a receiver for the Washington Redskins, and results show that he has had an inordinate impact on his new team.Upvote Share TweetPeyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.Upvote Share Tweet
Chuck Pagano One-On-OneDec 27For the full conversation with Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, watch Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN.
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 27NFL experts break down who wins battle for NFC East, key for Texans against Colts, and what's more impressive: Adrian Peterson breaking record or Vikings making playoffs.
Preview: Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis ColtsDec 27NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Houston Texans and the Indianapolis Colts.
Peter King: NFL Week 17 PicksDec 27Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks
Don Banks: Black Monday Primer: Definitive guide to 2013 coaching carouselDec 27The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…
Day of rest? - John Clayton's First & 10Dec 27Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale.
NFL - Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro teamDec 27Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.