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Irsay’s plea deal puts him in line for suspension
profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
After Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested for driving while impaired, some thought the NFL would hold him to a higher standard by suspending him before his case was finalized. Irsay’s plea deal, which apparently will be finalized on Tuesday, means that a…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 12 hours agoRookie inside linebacker Andrew Jackson is among nine players to re-sign with the Colts’ practice squad after being waived Saturday, the team said today. The 22-year-old Jackson was the Colts’ sixth-round pick in May. The Western Kentucky product notche…Upvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS – The good news is the Indianapolis Colts claimed a player off of waivers to help their offensive line, which is dealing with injuries. The bad news is the claiming of that player might mean starting center Khaled Holmes won’t be ready for …Upvote Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks terminated the contracts of two veterans, placed one player on injured reserve and waived 20 players to reach their roster limit on Saturday. The Indianapolis Colts announced earlier in the day they had traded cornerback Marcus Burl…Upvote Share TweetHere's a breakdown of the Colts' 53-man roster by position: Quarterbacks (2): Andrew Luck, Matt Hasselbeck Quick take: The Colts are comfortable with having only two quarterbacks on the roster. Luck has shown durability during his first two seasons, and…Upvote Share TweetMost significant move: Safety Delano Howell's neck injury isn't severe enough to force him to retire, but it is bad enough that he won't play this season. Howell was waived-injured. He'll revert to the Indianapolis Colts' injured reserve list if he clea…Upvote Share TweetA rare cut-day trade has helped the Colts get down to the NFL roster limit of 53 players. Indianapolis sent cornerback Marcus Burley to Seattle in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The 24-year-old Burley has never played in a regula…Upvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have started the process of getting down to 53 players. The Colts released linebacker Kelvin Sheppard on Saturday afternoon. Sheppard replaced Pat Angerer in the starting lineup last season, but he became expandabl…Upvote Share Tweet
Josina Anderson issues statement through ESPNThe Labor Day weekend NFL bad news dump was highlighted by Aldon Smith’s nine-game suspension and a plea deal for Colts owner Jim Irsay. Buried even deeper in the pre-three-day-weekend flurry of things everyone hopes we’ll forget about by Tuesday was a …Upvote Share Tweet
Texans move on from Ricardo MathewsAfter four years with the Colts, defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews joined the Texans, who were looking to replenish depth after the departure of Antonio Smith and Earl Mitchell. The Texans have decided to rely on their defensive-line depth elsewhere. Pe…Upvote Share Tweet
Khaled Holmes won't practice at least Wed.INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts center Khaled Holmes won’t be on the practice field until Wednesday at the earliest, according to Colts coach Chuck Pagano. “He’s working with the trainers right now,” Pagano said. “They’ve had him on the grass some. I…Upvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS – NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is seemingly a step closer to disciplining Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay now that his change of plea hearing is scheduled for Tuesday. Irsay already has reached a plea agreement, according to the Indian…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)INDIANAPOLIS -- After three weeks of training camp, four preseason games and more than a handful of practices at their facility, it’s time for the regular season to start for the Indianapolis Colts. And just like when they reported to training camp at A…Upvote Share TweetCINCINNATI – The final preseason game for the Indianapolis Colts was all about players having a final opportunity to try to turn the heads of the front office and coaching staff. There wasn’t too much to get excited about for the Colts in their 35-7 los…Upvote Share Tweet
Addiction doesn’t matter under collectively-bargaining drug policyprofootballtalk.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)Earlier this year, Colts owner Jim Irsay made a compelling case for compassion when it comes to addiction. For players subject to the substance-abuse policy and testing program, it doesn’t matter. “These diseases, both alcoholism and addiction, much lik…Upvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts already have an inexperienced interior offensive line. And to make things even worse, those same inexperienced players are also dealing with injuries. Former Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito is available, and Colts …Upvote Share Tweet
Robert Mathis' suspension begins SaturdayESPN.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)INDIANAPOLIS -- Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. That's the time Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis' NFL-imposed four-game suspension begins. No communication with anybody in the organization. No access in the team's facility. No access in the st…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)The Indianapolis Colts made four roster moves Tuesday afternoon to get down to 75 players. Most significant move: Running back Vick Ballard was expected to be a part of the Colts’ backfield that also features Trent Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw. The thr…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts put Ballard, Karim, John on IR to get down to 75profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)The Colts reached the 75-man roster limit today by taking four injured players off the active roster. Running backs Vick Ballard and Deji Karim and offensive tackle Ulrick John were all placed on injured reserve and will miss the season. Fullback Stanle…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Irsay Reaches Plea AgreementAug 29John Clayton discusses Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay having reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case.
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Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…Aug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
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