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Cedric Benson says his foot injury isn’t serious

Cedric Benson says his foot injury isn’t serious

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
Packers running back Cedric Benson left Sunday’s loss to the Colts early with a foot injury, but he doesn’t believe it’s serious. Benson was wearing a protective boot on his left foot after the game and said he will have more tests on it on Monday,
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  • Colts Insider: Andrew Luck is best QB on field on this day, as …

    Colts Insider: Andrew Luck is best QB on field on this day, as Colts win for coach

    indystar.com Oct 7, 2012
    Cory Redding had a ringside seat, a clear view of the future. The smile on the Indianapolis Colts' veteran defense end crept from ear to ear. Watching the meteoric arc Andrew Luck's career is taking tends to elicit such reactions.
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  • Reggie Wayne has classic performance in tribute to Pagano

    Reggie Wayne has classic performance in tribute to Pagano

    indystar.com Oct 7, 2012
    Reggie Wayne has history with Chuck Pagano. Theirs is a well-founded relationship, established at the University of Miami in the mid-1990s, built on trust, respect and deep affection, nurtured through the years. So what happened on an emotional Sunday a…
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  • Bob Kravitz's Colts report card: High marks in W

    Bob Kravitz's Colts report card: High marks in W

    The grades are out, and Star columnist Bob Kravitz was particularly generous following the Colts' dramatic and emotional 30-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute wi…

    Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2012
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....
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  • Coach Pagano gushes pride in email to Star after Colts win

    Coach Pagano gushes pride in email to Star after Colts win

    The Indianapolis Colts played for their stricken coach Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Chuck Pagano appreciated the support, the effort, the outcome.
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  • Colts notebook: Donald Brown makes key runs en route to season-…

    Colts notebook: Donald Brown makes key runs en route to season-high rushing total

    indystar.com Oct 7, 2012
    While rushing yards have been hard to come by inside, Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown has a simple philosophy for adjusting to a stacked interior.
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  • Colts defense attitude adjustment turns up heat in 2nd half

    Colts defense attitude adjustment turns up heat in 2nd half

    indystar.com Oct 7, 2012
    Interim coach Bruce Arians had his say with the Indianapolis Colts at halftime Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. He blistered no paint. There were minor issues to be addressed and corrections to be made, but in terms of major adjustments, only one.
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  • Brady, Pats get best of Peyton, Broncos

    Brady, Pats get best of Peyton, Broncos

    Tom Brady won his latest showdown with Peyton Manning with the help of a career-high 151 yards rushing from Stevan Ridley, and the New England Patriots beat the Denver Broncos 31-21 on Sunday.
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  • The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Ov…

    The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »
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  • Familiar Foxoborugh Feeling

    Familiar Foxoborugh Feeling

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2012
    Peyton Manning bested Tom Brady on Sunday, but not in the win column. The Pats jumped out to a big lead and dominated on the ground to pull off a 31-21 victory against the Broncos.
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  • Bob Kravitz: Irsay, Grigson deliver game ball to Pagano after e…

    Bob Kravitz: Irsay, Grigson deliver game ball to Pagano after emotional Colts win

    indystar.com Oct 7, 2012
    "In my 40 years in this business, I've never been prouder of a team and how they battled back. I've been in a lot of winning locker rooms, Super Bowl locker rooms, but I've never had an experience like this. People talk about money, what the team i…
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  • Andrew Luck perseveres to lead the Colts to the upset over Gree…

    Andrew Luck perseveres to lead the Colts to the upset over Green Bay

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    The hit Packers linebacker Nick Perry put on Andrew Luck might be the hardest hit a NFL quarterback takes this season. The most impressive thing happened after the play, when the Colts rookie quarterback bounced right back up, and then went on to have a…
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  • LIVE: Broncos-Patriots

    LIVE: Broncos-Patriots

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2012
    In possibly the last chapter of their storied rivalry, Tom Brady is sticking it to Peyton Manning and the Broncos in Foxborough. Follow the action as Denver tries to mount a late comeback.
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  • Pssst! It's Tom Brady And Peyton Manning: Your NFL Late Games V…

    Pssst! It's Tom Brady And Peyton Manning: Your NFL Late Games Viewing Guide

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    And just like that, we are closer to week six. You probably grew some gray hairs and yelled at some neighborhood kids. The inexorable march of time persists. Enjoy what you can. More »
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  • Colts come roaring back

    Colts come roaring back

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    Down 21-3 at the half, the Indianapolis Colts have made things very interesting. Late in the third quarter, the Colts have pulled to within two points, 21-19. Eschewing (I still love that word) an opportunity to cut the margin to one, the Colts went for…
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  • Video - Inside an emotional Indianapolis Colts locker room 01:09

    Inside an emotional Indianapolis Colts locker room

    Oct 7
    Indianapolis Colts interim coach Bruce Arians and owner Jim Irsay address their victorious players after an emotional win in the first week of Chuck Pagano's absence.
  • Video - Luck Talks Win 00:38

    Luck Talks Win

    Oct 7
    Andrew Luck discusses his performance in the Colts' 30-27 win over the Packers.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Packers-Colts Recap 02:12

    Sunday Blitz: Packers-Colts Recap

    Oct 7
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Colts' 30-27 win over the Packers.
  • Video - Packers vs. Colts highlights 03:23

    Packers vs. Colts highlights

    Oct 7
    Rookie quarterback Andrew Luck leads the Indianapolis Colts to a 30-27 come from behind win over the Green Bay Packers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....