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  • Move from Shipley to Harrison at center was performance-based

    Move from Shipley to Harrison at center was performance-based

    ESPN.com Updated 54 minutes ago
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The switch surrounding the switch from Indianapolis Colts center A.Q. Shipley to undrafted rookie Jonotthan Harrison by coach Chuck Pagano after Week 5 took many by surprise because Shipley’s play wasn’t hurting the team. General manager…
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  • Colts’ Ahmad Bradshaw Is Motivated to Face Giants in Return to …

    Colts’ Ahmad Bradshaw Is Motivated to Face Giants in Return to MetLife Stadium

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Bradshaw, a running back who helped the Giants win two titles, acknowledged that he was hurt emotionally when the team cut him.
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  • Trent Richardson's return will help balance the backfield

    Trent Richardson's return will help balance the backfield

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Barring a setback, running back Trent Richardson should be on the field when the Indianapolis Colts play the New York Giants on Monday. Richardson missed last weekend's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a hamstring injury. Richar…
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  • Hakeem Nicks: I “definitely” have something extra in tank for G…

    Hakeem Nicks: I “definitely” have something extra in tank for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Giants host the Colts next Monday night and the game will be a return to former stomping grounds for a couple of Indianapolis players. Running back Ahmad Bradshaw and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks both got their start with the Giants and won Super Bowl…
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  • Ben Roethlisberger named AFC offensive player of week

    Ben Roethlisberger named AFC offensive player of week

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Ben Roethlisberger fell short of the all-time record, but he did plenty to earn the weekly honors. The Steelers quarterback was named AFC offensive player of the week after his 40-of-49 for 522 yards and six touchdown effort against the Colts Sunday. Ro…
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  • Greg Cosell's Week 8 analysis: Ben Roethlisberger's unbelievabl…

    Greg Cosell's Week 8 analysis: Ben Roethlisberger's unbelievable game

    yahoo.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had an unbelievable day on Sunday. He threw for 522 yards and six touchdowns against the Indianapolis Colts. It was one of the greatest games I’ve seen Roethlisberger play. In fact, it’s among the great…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Colts

    The Film Don't Lie: Colts

    A weekly look at what the Indianapolis Colts must fix: Take a simple glance at the statistics of the Colts' 51-34 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and you would think they had an impressive offensive performance. Quarterback Andrew Luck threw for 400 ya…
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  • Vontae Davis day-to-day with knee injury

    Vontae Davis day-to-day with knee injury

    profootballtalk.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    The Colts defense had a dreadful day on Sunday, but a serious injury for cornerback Vontae Davis won’t be part of the final tally of pain and suffering. Coach Chuck Pagano said Monday, via Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, that there was no sign …
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  • Pacers down two more starters for season opener

    Pacers down two more starters for season opener

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    The short-handed Indiana Pacers will be without three more players, two of them starters, for this week's season opener.
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  • Colts' line struggles to keep Andrew Luck on his feet

    Colts' line struggles to keep Andrew Luck on his feet

    ESPN.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH – The Indianapolis Colts entered the season with questions on the offensive line. They went into Week 1 with a rookie, a second-year player and a player waived a week prior to the season opener along the interior. The group was solid during t…
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  • Colts-Steelers Was Pure, Uncut, High-Grade Offense

    Colts-Steelers Was Pure, Uncut, High-Grade Offense

    deadspin.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    The Patriots produced a show for the 1 p.m. slate by hanging 51 points on the Bears, who I would imagine are reading the papers this morning and realizing they had a game yesterday. The Steelers decided to match that total for the 4 p.m. round, the main…
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  • Andrew Luck: 'You kill yourself by throwing a pick-six'

    Andrew Luck: 'You kill yourself by throwing a pick-six'

    ESPN.com Oct 26 (4 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Observed and heard in the Indianapolis Colts' locker room after their 51-34 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field: Costly turnovers: Quarterback Andrew Luck rightfully had no interest in talking about throwing for 400 yards and th…
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  • NFL Capsules: Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522…

    NFL Capsules: Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522…

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Oct 26 (4 days ago)
    Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers raced by the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 on Sunday.
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  • Big Ben just short of all-time mark; only QB to throw for 500 y…

    Big Ben just short of all-time mark; only QB to throw for 500 yards twice

    yahoo.com Oct 26 (4 days ago)
    Ben Roethlisberger came up 33 yards short of the NFL’s all-time, single-game passing mark, but he became the only quarterback to hit the 500-yard mark twice in a career in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 51-34 victory against the Indianapolis Colts. The record…
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  • Bird praises Hill as season tipoff looms

    Bird praises Hill as season tipoff looms

    nba.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    The Indiana Pacers need a big year from George Hill to help make up for the absence of Paul George, and Larry Bird thinks the point guard is ready for the challenge.
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Hot QBs 00:30

    Inside The Huddle: Hot QBs

    Oct 30
    A dozen quarterbacks are on pace for 4,000-plus passing yards this season.
  • Video - Pacers Beat Sixers 00:49

    Pacers Beat Sixers

    Oct 29
    Roy Hibbert lead the Pacers in scoring with 22 points along with eight rebounds and seven blocks in Indiana's 103-91 win over Philadelphia.
  • Video - Defensive Keys For Colts 01:02

    Defensive Keys For Colts

    Oct 29
    Jon Gruden explains how the Steelers exploited the Colts' defense and what Indianapolis must do to beat the New York Giants on "Monday Night Football."
  • Video - Colts Moving On From Embarrassing Loss 01:15

    Colts Moving On From Embarrassing Loss

    Oct 28
    ESPN Indianapolis Colts reporter Mike Wells discusses the defensive problems the team had against Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers and how it is moving on from the loss.

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    Oct 28
    The Chicago Bulls know playoff heartache and failure intimately, which makes this Bulls team more ready than LeBron James and the imposing Cleveland Cavaliers to win a championship, Michael Wilbon writes.