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SAN FRANCISCO -- Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano's opening statement after his team’s 27-7 victory over the San Francisco 49ers was about how the win could be one the Colts talk about five or six years from now. Then Pagano backtracked. “Maybe one…Upvote Share Tweet
The Colts handled struggling Colin Kaepernick, 49ers with easeCNNSI.com Updated Sep 22, 2013On a gloomy day for Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco was manhandled by a focused Colts squad.Upvote Share TweetThe 49ers allowed outside linebacker Aldon Smith to play on Sunday because they believed it to be in his best interest. That was the explanation offered by 49ers CEO Jed York after the Niners’ 27-7 loss to the Colts on Sunday. Peter King of the MMQB.com…Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Kravitz: Colts show this is how you win a championship'It is one of those games that you look back and say, maybe five, six years down the road, that was a signature win. Maybe one of those wins that propel you to do great things."Upvote Share Tweet'It is one of those games that you look back and say, maybe five, six years down the road, that was a signature win. Maybe one of those wins that propel you to do great things."Upvote Share Tweet
Reconfigured Colts offensive line holds its own against vaunted 49ers defenseThe San Francisco 49ers evoked considerable outcry from the local media and fans when they decided to play All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith on Sunday, two days after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.Upvote Share Tweet
Colts notes: Andrew Luck enjoys winning return to Bay AreaFirst, Andrew Luck flashed his nimbleness with a 6-yard touchdown run on a naked bootleg that gave the Colts breathing room midway through the fourth quarter.Upvote Share TweetFrank Gore was one of the few 49ers who played well in today’s loss to the Colts, running 11 times for 82 yards and catching two passes for 21 yards. Which leads to the question: Why did Gore only get 13 touches? That may be the question Gore wanted ans…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts owner Jim Irsay on his new RB pairing: 'What we're looking for is what we saw today'So, that's why general manager Ryan Grigson didn't hesitate giving up a 2014 first-round pick to add running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts offense.Upvote Share Tweet
Twitter Reaction: Indianapolis Colts 27 San Francisco 49ers 7coltsgab.com Updated Sep 22, 2013Instant Twitter reaction to the Indianapolis Colts 27-7 victory over the San Francisco 49ers…. ATTENTION #ColtsNation, no more "sitting around" at home games. Y'all better get FIRED UP after this display! THE MONSTER HAS BEEN BUILT! — Blue Col…Upvote Share Tweet
Aldon Smith: I’m sorry and it won’t happen againAfter news broke that 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will enter a rehab facility following his drunk driving arrest, Smith has offered an apology for letting things get to this point. Smith told reporters in the 49ers’ locker room after today’s loss to th…Upvote Share TweetSAN FRANCISCO -- Observed in the locker room after the Indianapolis Colts’ 27-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers: Lack of respect: Several players, especially on defense, said they knew they were 10-point underdogs heading into the game. The odds were u…Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Holder's thoughts and observations as Colts lead 49ers 20-7 (refresh to get updates)No Twitter for me today. If you want to know what I'm seeing in today's game, you'll have to come here. Refresh for updates.Upvote Share Tweet
Ground And Pound: The Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw led a multi-threat runn…CNNSI.com Updated Sep 22, 2013The Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw led a multi-threat running attack to a workmanlike 27-7 win in San Francisco.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 22, 2013Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Indianapolis Colts' visit to the San Francisco 49ers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as …Upvote Share TweetHere are five things to watch for in Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers: 1. Stop the read-option. That’s easier said than done for the Colts since their leading tackler, safety LaRon Landry (ankle), and middle linebacke…Upvote Share Tweet
Holmgren didn’t quit after Favre tradeFormer Packers coach, Seahawks coach/G.M., Seahawks coach/non-G.M., and Browns CEO Mike Holmgren recently provided a harsh critique of the trade that sent Browns running back Trent Richardson to the Colts. Holmgren didn’t like it. In fact, Holmgren’s re…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Sunday Blitz: Colts-49ers RecapSep 22Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Colts week 3 win over the 49ers.
Colts postgame press conferenceSep 22Colts react following game with 49ers
Colts Win Richardson's DebutSep 22Trent Richardson rushed for a touchdown and 35 yards in the Colts' 27-7 win over the 49ers.
Week 3: Indianapolis Colts vs. San Francisco 49ers highlightsSep 22Trent Richardson makes an instant impact for his new team as the Indianapolis Colts defeat the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 in dominant fashion.
Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over TexansSep 22BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…
Don Banks: NFC East hits rock bottom with winless Giants, Redskins; more S…Sep 22BALTIMORE, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight while watching Ray Lewis enter the Ravens' Ring of Honor amid an impressive Baltimore victory over Houston in Week 3 at M&T Bank Stadium. ...
Clayton's Last Call: AFC striking backSep 22The AFC continued its hot start in Week 3, writes John Clayton.