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Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey not ready to give up on playoffs

Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey not ready to give up on playoffs

jacksonville.com Updated Oct 8, 2012
When the Indianapolis Colts fell to 4-6 in 2001, then-coach Jim Mora came up with a memorable sound bite when he was asked about the team’s playoff chances. “Ah - playoffs? Don’t talk about - playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs? I just hope we ca
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  • Bruce Arians: I threw the red flag knowing I couldn’t challenge

    Bruce Arians: I threw the red flag knowing I couldn’t challenge

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    Bruce Arians won his first game as the Colts’ interim head coach on Sunday, but in the process he appeared at one point to make a rookie mistake: He picked up an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for throwing the challenge flag on a play when the Packers
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  • Colts Lose Starting Guard Seth Olsen for at Least Eight Weeks

    Colts Lose Starting Guard Seth Olsen for at Least Eight Weeks

    The Colts have lost starting guard Seth Olsen for at least for the next eight weeks. The guard today was placed on injured reserve, but could come back later in the year. Olsen started the Colts first three games, but missed Sunday’s thrilling win over
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  • Thrown into the fire, rookie Andrew Luck leads first memorable …

    Thrown into the fire, rookie Andrew Luck leads first memorable win

    indystar.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Colts dedicated their game against Green Bay to coach Chuck Pagano. They overcame an 18-point halftime deficit, withstood a late Packers touchdown, then posted a stunning 30-27 victory after Luck authored a memorable 13-play, 80-yard game-winning dr…
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  • Colts look ahead to next week with emotional win in the books

    Colts look ahead to next week with emotional win in the books

    indystar.com Oct 8, 2012
    Bruce Arians and the coaching staff have moved on. They spent Monday preparing for the Colts' Sunday visit to the New York Jets.
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  • Bob Kravitz: Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians has a day to…

    Bob Kravitz: Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians has a day to remember

    indystar.com Oct 8, 2012
    In a career filled with memorable moments, including Super Bowls, Bruce Arians knows he will never again have one that quite compares to Sunday.
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  • WR Wayne Was Fighting Severe Leg Cramping During Win

    WR Wayne Was Fighting Severe Leg Cramping During Win

    coltsgab.com Oct 8, 2012
    Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne finished with a career-best 212 receiving yards on 13 receptions Sunday as his team upset the Green Bay Packers 30-27. According to Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports, Wayne was fighting severe leg cramping prior to catching th…
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  • What I think the Colts are thinking

    What I think the Colts are thinking

    What I think they’re thinking at the headquarters of the Indianapolis Colts this afternoon. Building teams find moments that are cornerstones and touchstones. We found an enormous one of those Sunday, coming back against the Packers for an improbable wi
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  • Anatomy of a Play: How Luck, Wayne kept game-winning drive aliv…

    Anatomy of a Play: How Luck, Wayne kept game-winning drive alive

    Go behind the Colts' key third-down conversion in the fourth quarter Sunday, as QB Andrew Luck avoids a rushing Clay Matthews and hits Reggie Wayne for a critical first down.
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  • Indianapolis Colts chat: Phil B. is taking your questions start…

    Indianapolis Colts chat: Phil B. is taking your questions starting at 8 p.m.

    indystar.com Oct 8, 2012
    Chat live with Indianapolis Colts expert Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star. Phil B. begins taking your questions at 8 p.m.
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  • Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in…

    Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in stirring win

    CNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012
    There are a lot of stories in the naked city this morning -- the Brees ascension over the great Unitas, the 49ers playing like the '66 Packers, the air being let out of the Buffalo Counterfeit Bills, Eric Winston in a rage, Wes Welker with a needle, Chi…
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  • PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler and a look back at Su…

    PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler and a look back at Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    What was the most memorable takeaway from Sunday’s action? Was it Drew Brees breaking Johnny Unitas’ record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass? A second straight dominant performance by the 49ers? The Colts coming back from 18 points down on
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  • Colts Daily Links: Emotional win could carry team 'farther than…

    Colts Daily Links: Emotional win could carry team 'farther than anyone imagined'

    indystar.com Oct 8, 2012
    Nation's sportswriters have much to say about Colts win over Green Bay.
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  • NFL morning after: Andrew Luck takes his star turn

    NFL morning after: Andrew Luck takes his star turn

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    You know that 13-play touchdown-scoring drive you saw at the end of the Colts’ win over the Packers on Sunday? That’s what a franchise quarterback is supposed to look like. Andrew Luck, the No. 1 overall pick who had the biggest pair of shoes to fill
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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 8, 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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  • Colts' many heroes: The Colts sure made Chuck Pagano proud on S…

    Colts' many heroes: The Colts sure made Chuck Pagano proud on Sunday.…

    CNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Colts sure made Chuck Pagano proud on Sunday. Don Banks examines Indy's 30-27 stunning upset of Green Bay, RG3's inevitably injury, an ugly week for quarterbacks and more.
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  • Video - 'Coaches Show': Arians needs balance 03:05

    'Coaches Show': Arians needs balance

    Oct 8
    How do the Colts avoid a letdown following their emotional win? Brian Billick, Dennis Green and Steve Mariucci discuss the tough task that interim head coach Bruce Arians has ahead of him.
  • Video - Cory Redding talks Chuck Pagano 05:25

    Cory Redding talks Chuck Pagano

    Oct 8
    Indianapolis Colts defensive ends Cory Redding talks about the emotion the team dealt with during their win over the Green Bay Packers and his personal relationship with head coach Chuck Pagano.
  • Video - Dwight Freeney talks emotional win 05:20

    Dwight Freeney talks emotional win

    Oct 8
    Indianapolis Colts linebacker Dwight Freeney talks about the teams emotion win Sunday over the Green Bay Packers and what head coach Chuck Pagano has influenced the team so far this season.
  • Video - Freeney On Colts' Emotional Win 04:03

    Freeney On Colts' Emotional Win

    Oct 8
    Dwight Freeney joins SportsCenter to talk about the Colts emotional week and Andrew Luck's play.

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  • Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in stirring w…

    Oct 8
    There are a lot of stories in the naked city this morning -- the Brees ascension over the great Unitas, the 49ers playing like the '66 Packers, the air being let out of the Buffalo Counterfeit Bills, Eric Winston in a rage, Wes Welker with a needle, Chi…
  • Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in stirring w…

    Oct 8
    There are a lot of stories in the naked city this morning -- the Brees ascension over the great Unitas, the 49ers playing like the '66 Packers, the air being let out of the Buffalo Counterfeit Bills, Eric Winston in a rage, Wes Welker with a needle, Chi…
  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 8
    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 8
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....