Indianapolis Sports News and Rumors
Peyton Manning wishes he could have played for Pat Summittyahoo.com Updated 1 hour agoBack in 2012, when Peyton Manning’s career was hanging in the balance following four neck surgeries and his release from the Indianapolis Colts, he placed a call to an old friend from his college days. We don’t know if it was for advice or reassurance, …Share Tweet
Pacers add Bayno, McClure to McMillan's staffnba.com 10 hours agoIndiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has added Bill Bayno and David McClure to his coaching staff.Share Tweet
Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (2 days ago)Colts owner Jim Irsay isn’t saving all his money for Andrew Luck’s next contract. Irsay spent $137,500 on the “Yellow Cloud” guitar that Prince used in the 1990s, the Associated Press reports. Irsay made the purchase at an auction in Beverly Hills on Sa…Share Tweet
Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverageprofootballtalk.com Jun 25 (3 days ago)When hearing that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck admitted he didn’t play well last year even when he was healthy, it would have been reasonable to say something like, “Don’t say things like that when you’re trying to land the biggest contract in league h…Share TweetThe Brooklyn Nets have gotten themselves into the pre-draft trade bonanza, reportedly sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the 20th pick in tonight’s draft and a future second-round pick. To the Pacers I say, “So you just…Share Tweet
Andrew Luck admits he didn’t play well, even when healthyprofootballtalk.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had an injury-plagued season in 2015, but injuries weren’t the only problem. Luck admitted in an interview with ESPN that he did not play well last season, even when he was healthy. “Injuries aside, I was not playing very g…Share TweetThe Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta.Share TweetA day after the Colts announced Bill Polian was going into their Ring of Honor, one of his kids is out of the NFL. According to Jason Wolf of the Tennesseean, Titans pro scout Dennis Polian has resigned his job with the team to take a job with Texas A&a…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)Bruce Arians has been living quite well since the end of the 2011 NFL season. He was given a chance to coach the Indianapolis Colts when Chuck Pagano was ill in 2012 and won an NFL coach of the year award. He got his first head-coaching job with the Ari…Share Tweet
Colts rookies get some eitquette trainingprofootballtalk.com Jun 21The Colts won’t be doing any on-field work until training camp opens, but the team’s rookies aren’t off to the four corners of the globe to enjoy a little time off before that gets underway. The new members of the club were in Indianapolis on Monday to …Share Tweet
Pagano has high praise for undrafted rookie running backprofootballtalk.com Jun 20The Colts considered drafting running back Josh Ferguson as soon as the fourth round, Stephen Holder of the Indy Star wrote recently, then made sure they wouldn’t be outbid by other suitors when Ferguson ended up going undrafted. Just a few weeks into F…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 20Colts' 53-man roster projection features 40 percent of offensive line as rookiesShare Tweet
Colts plan more rollouts to keep Andrew Luck uprightprofootballtalk.com Jun 17Last season was ugly for Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. This season, the Colts believe they can keep him healthy and effective by making him a moving target for opposing defenses. According to the Colts’ website, there are more rollouts in the playbook …Share TweetESPN.com Jun 16Colts' Andrew Luck 'reluctantly accepting' sliding to avoid hitsShare Tweet
Todd Herremans getting tryout with Ravensprofootballtalk.com Jun 15Veteran offensive lineman Todd Herremans is getting a look from the Baltimore Ravens. According to the Baltimore Sun, Herremans was at mini-camp with the Ravens on Tuesday on a tryout basis. Herremans has been a free agent since being released last Dece…Share Tweet
Colts OC Rob Chudzinski putting his prints on offense in first full seasonESPN.com Jun 14Colts OC Rob Chudzinski putting his prints on offense in first full seasonShare Tweetnytimes.com Jun 13Johnson began playing for the Jets when they were the New York Titans and helped them upset the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III.Share Tweet
Will Clayton Geathers start at safety and also play linebacker for the Colts?ESPN.com Jun 11Will Clayton Geathers start at safety and also play linebacker for the Colts?Share Tweet
Andrew Luck “reluctantly accepting” need to slide to avoid hitsprofootballtalk.com Jun 10The Colts have made no secret of their desire to see quarterback Andrew Luck do more to protect himself during games, particularly when he’s running out of the pocket on plays like the one that left Luck with a lacerated kidney last season. Luck accepte…Share Tweet
Hectic summer keeping Pacers' McMillan busynba.com Jun 9New Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has been a busy man the past few weeks.Share Tweet
Andrew Luck: Contract situation doesn’t weigh on meA report this week said the contract talks between the Colts and quarterback Andrew Luck were progressing and that the team would like to reach agreement on an extension by July. Owner Jim Irsay confirmed that there’s been progress on Wednesday, but add…Share Tweet
Luck should insist on a percentage of the salary cap in future yearsThe Colts want to pay quarterback Andrew Luck a lot of money. Luck presumably wants to be paid a lot of money by the Colts. And the Colts presumably want to avoid having to go through this again, for as long as possible. For that reason, it’s no surpris…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 9Colts have gone from contenders to not being talked about this yearShare Tweet
Irsay: Luck deal not imminent, but both sides want to get it doneColts owner Jim Irsay says he and Andrew Luck, and everyone else involved in contract negotiations, want to get a long-term deal done as soon as they can. “It’s progressing well,” Irsay said. “We’ve had really good conversations. There is nothing new to…Share Tweet
Luck is 100 percent invested in ColtsJun 24Andrew Luck speaks with Bob Holtzman about his contract situation with the Colts and looks back at his performance from last season.
Luck poised to redefine QB marketJun 24Josina Anderson says Andrew Luck should be expected to make an average of $25 million per season when he signs a new contract, which falls in line with how the NFL's salary cap has risen.
Does Luck deserve to be the highest-paid QB?Jun 23Louis Riddick and Field Yates share their thoughts on if they believe Colts QB Andrew Luck warrants becoming the highest-paid player at his position.
Do rookies need etiquette classes?Jun 22Mike Golic is on board with the Colts' new policy to send rookies to etiquette class and commends Indianapolis for stepping up efforts to help rookies mature.