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Colts Insider: Pagano emails message to team

Colts Insider: Pagano emails message to team

indystar.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
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, …
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  • Colts need to remain offensive in 2nd half

    Colts need to remain offensive in 2nd half

    indystar.com Oct 5, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Colts super thin at CB for Packers

    Colts super thin at CB for Packers

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    We 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…
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  • Colts: Reitz, Olsen, Davis, King all out for Sunday's game

    Colts: Reitz, Olsen, Davis, King all out for Sunday's game

    indystar.com Oct 5, 2012
    He 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.
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  • Arians implores Colts fans to contain the Cheeseheads

    Arians implores Colts fans to contain the Cheeseheads

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    As 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 an
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  • Dwight Freeney still not sure he’ll be able to play this week

    Dwight Freeney still not sure he’ll be able to play this week

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    It 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 re
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  • Archie Manning: Peyton, Brady will enjoy rivalry more later

    Archie Manning: Peyton, Brady will enjoy rivalry more later

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    Peyton 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, and
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  • Colts' old dog Robert Mathis learns new tricks quickly, says Bo…

    Colts' old dog Robert Mathis learns new tricks quickly, says Bob Kravitz

    indystar.com Oct 5, 2012
    Robert Mathis, in particular, already looks like he's played there his entire career.
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  • Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlight

    Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlight

    nytimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    The 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).
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  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    grantland.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts 03:58

    'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Oct 5
    How will the Green Bay Packers' pass rushers do against the Indianapolis Colts' offensive line? Watch "Playbook" to find out.
  • Video - Luck continuing to grow 05:43

    Luck continuing to grow

    Oct 5
    Indianapolis 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.