This is the October 5, 2012 news archive. View today's Colts rumors and news.
Chuck Pagano reached out to his team Friday from his hospital bed. While the focus of the Indianapolis Colts coach is on receiving treatment for leukemia at IU Health Simon Cancer Center, he has kept in constant contact with interim coach Bruce Arians, …Share Tweet
Colts need to remain offensive in 2nd halfThe Indianapolis Colts have a pressing problem and it's primarily offensive. They have been a study in second-half stasis, outscored 20-3 during the third quarter, 50-16 in the second half.Share Tweet
Colts super thin at CB for PackersESPN.com Oct 5, 2012We wrote a bit earlier in Final Word that the Colts could face serious problems against the Packers even with a healthy secondary. It turns out that starting corner Vontae Davis (ankle) and nickel back Justin King (groin) are out of Sunday's Indianapoli…Share Tweet
Colts: Reitz, Olsen, Davis, King all out for Sunday's gameHe ruled guards Joe Reitz (knee) and Seth Olsen (knee), cornerbacks Vontae Davis (ankle) and Justin King (groin) and inside linebacker Pat Angerer (foot) out for Sunday's game with the Green Bay Packers at Lucas Oil Stadium.Share TweetAs the Colts prepare to attempt to match their 2011 win total with a game against the team that won 15 regular-season games last season, their interim head coach has a message for all fans of the team. “We cannot allow the Cheeseheads to come in here anShare TweetIt would seem to be a good sign for the Colts defense that linebacker Dwight Freeney has been able to practice fully on both Wednesday and Thursday after missing the team’s last two games with a high ankle sprain. Coming off a bye week with plenty of reShare Tweet
Archie Manning: Peyton, Brady will enjoy rivalry more laterPeyton Manning and Tom Brady have downplayed the significance of their personal rivalry this week, saying it’s more about the Broncos and the Patriots. But Archie Manning said he wished he’d have been able to have had something similar in his day, andShare TweetRobert Mathis, in particular, already looks like he's played there his entire career.Share Tweet
Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlightnytimes.com Oct 5, 2012The top games this weekend feature a classic quarterback matchup (Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning) and meeting of top young quarterbacks (Matt Ryan vs. Robert Griffin III).Share Tweet
Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picksgrantland.com Oct 5, 2012The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.Share Tweet
'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis ColtsOct 5How will the Green Bay Packers' pass rushers do against the Indianapolis Colts' offensive line? Watch "Playbook" to find out.
Luck continuing to growOct 5Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck joins the show to discuss the team's reaction to Chuck Pagano's illness and how the Colts are preparing for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.