This is the December 28, 2012 news archive. View today's Colts rumors and news.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of the NFL's single-season record. He will get a chance to break the record held by Michael Strahan on Sunday as he faces the Indianapolis Colts, but first, Watt took time to hang out with the kid…
Colts TE Dwayne Allen used $10 bill to turn his life aroundUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetDwayne Allen wasn't a bad kid, just one drifting in the wrong direction. In practical terms, he had no father. Allen had spent his middle school years in alternative school in Fayetteville, N.C. There were no sports, only brushes with authority and occa…Source: indystar.com
ESPN panel picks NFL executive of the yearUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetThe Colts have legitimate candidates for two of the big awards handed out by the Associated Press: Chuck Pagano/Bruce Arians for coach of the year and Andrew Luck for offensive rookie of the year. AP doesn’t name an executive of the year. The Sporting NSource: ESPN.com
Final Word: AFC SouthUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Playing at Indianapolis: The Houston Texans have never won in Indianapolis. They are 0-10 all time on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. That’s tied for the most road losses against an opponent without a wiSource: ESPN.com
Colts' Luck, Redskins' RGIII, Seahawks' Wilson make case for ROYUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEverybody has been talking about NFL Rookie of the Year, seemingly before the Colts' Andrew Luck, Redskins' Robert Griffin III and Seahawks' Russell Wilson had done anything yet.Source: indystar.comShare TweetThe Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a good pass rush. And with DeMarcus Ware dinged up, the Cowboys' playoff hopes could come down to Tony Romo, writes Peter King.Source: CNNSI.com
'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis ColtsDec 28How will Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's return affect his team? The "Playbook" guys look at this AFC matchup and discuss how Colts QB Andrew Luck can exploit the Texans' struggling defense.
'Tools for Victory': Indianapolis Colts own the Houston TexansDec 28Brian Baldinger and Sterling Sharpe break down the Indianapolis Colts' success against the Houston Texans, which is thanks in part to defensive ends Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney.
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL recordsDec 28Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.