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Irsay’s plea deal puts him in line for suspension

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…
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  • Colts sign sixth-round pick Andrew Jackson to practice squad

    Colts sign sixth-round pick Andrew Jackson to practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Rookie 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…
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  • Colts get O-line help, claim A.Q. Shipley

    Colts get O-line help, claim A.Q. Shipley

    INDIANAPOLIS – 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 …
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  • Seahawks cut roster down to 53 players

    Seahawks cut roster down to 53 players

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The 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…
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  • Colts' 53-man roster positional breakdown

    Colts' 53-man roster positional breakdown

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Here'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…
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  • Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Most 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…
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  • Colts get down to 53 after trade with Seahawks

    Colts get down to 53 after trade with Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    A 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…
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  • Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard

    Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- 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…
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  • Josina Anderson issues statement through ESPN

    Josina Anderson issues statement through ESPN

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The 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 …
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  • Texans move on from Ricardo Mathews

    Texans move on from Ricardo Mathews

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    After 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…
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  • Khaled Holmes won't practice at least Wed.

    Khaled Holmes won't practice at least Wed.

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    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…
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  • Goodell closer to disciplining Irsay

    Goodell closer to disciplining Irsay

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS – 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…
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  • The Colts' offensive line is officially a mess

    The Colts' offensive line is officially a mess

    ESPN.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…
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  • Observation Deck: Indianapolis Colts

    Observation Deck: Indianapolis Colts

    CINCINNATI – 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…
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  • Addiction doesn’t matter under collectively-bargaining drug pol…

    Addiction doesn’t matter under collectively-bargaining drug policy

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Colts should go after Richie Incognito

    Colts should go after Richie Incognito

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- 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 …
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  • Robert Mathis' suspension begins Saturday

    Robert Mathis' suspension begins Saturday

    ESPN.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…
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  • Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    ESPN.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…
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  • Colts put Ballard, Karim, John on IR to get down to 75

    Colts put Ballard, Karim, John on IR to get down to 75

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Video - Jim Irsay Reaches Plea Agreement 01:25

    Jim Irsay Reaches Plea Agreement

    Aug 29
    John Clayton discusses Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay having reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case.
  • Video - Special Teams Propel Bengals 00:55

    Special Teams Propel Bengals

    Aug 28
    The Bengals scored two touchdowns on special teams in a 35-7 win over the Colts.
  • Video - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck: 'Excited' about weapons on offense 02:27

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck: 'Excited' about weapons on offense

    Aug 25
    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck chats with NFL Media's Dan Hellie about his team's receiver corps and his thoughts on the injury to Rams QB Sam Bradford.
  • Video - New Orleans Saints quarterback Ryan Griffin's pass intercepted by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Josh Gordy 00:22

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Ryan Griffin's pass intercepted by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Josh Gordy

    Aug 24
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Ryan Griffin throws an interception to Indianapolis Colts cornerback Josh Gordy.

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