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JaVale McGee Performs Perfectly Terrible, Ridiculous, Awful PlayUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetJaVale McGee helped lead the Nuggets to a 92-89 win over the Pacers in Indianapolis tonight thanks to 20 points on 9-9 shooting. That perfect shooting percentage only held up because the official scorer decided not to classify whatever happens at the en…Share TweetLions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has taken some criticism for his play on the Colts’ game winning touchdown in Detroit on Sunday, but Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham says he doesn’t know where that criticism is coming from. Asked ab
Lions DT Fairley becomes 8th player fined for hit on Andrew LuckUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetDetroit Lions tackle Nick Fairley has been fined $15,750 for his "horse-collar" tackle of quarterback Andrew Luck during the Indianapolis Colts' 35-33 victory at Detroit on Sunday.
Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson strives to be even betterUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetCalvin Johnson may not yet belong among the great wide receivers in NFL history. But by creeping up on Jerry Rice's receiving record, Johnson is getting close, writes Michael Rosenberg.Source: CNNSI.com
Colts special teams standout Joe Lefeged can be among league's best, coach saysUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThere are any number of reasons for the Indianapolis Colts' gradual improvement on special teams, at least one of which is a reason with a number.Share TweetAs NFL trades go, this might be the best one we've heard since Carroll Rosenbloom traded the Baltimore Colts to Robert Irsay in exchange for the Los Angeles Rams in a tax-free barter back in 1972. According to D.C. Council Finance and Revenue Chairman J…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetTennessee middle linebacker Colin McCarthy will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion, and his sixth overall, when the Titans visit the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.Source: ESPN.com
Rounding up the injuries for the weekendUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetInjuries of note for AFC South teams this weekend… Colts Safety Tom Zbikowski will miss another game with an injured knee. Joe Lefeged and Sergio Brown will get chances in that safety spot. Left guard Joe Reitz (concussion) is also out, and Seth Olsen wSource: ESPN.com
Steelers, Broncos, Giants and Jets: Answers to Readers' QuestionsUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetJudy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Source: nytimes.com
How Did The Raiders Sniff Out This Jailbreak Screen? Maybe Because Peyton Manning Audibled To It With "Prison! Prison!"Updated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Oakland Raiders didn't shut down many Denver Broncos plays last night, as their defense allowed Peyton Manning to go for 310 yards on 26-for-36 passing and were otherwise steamrolled by running back Knowshon Moreno, who put up 119 yards. More »
Adam Schefter Made Beanie Wells Look Like A Dick Last Night Because He Sucks At TwitterUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetWhile watching last night's Broncos-Raiders game, Cardinals running back Beanie Wells sent out the following innocuous tweet, expressing his views on Peyton Manning: More »
NFL players: Three out of four own gunsUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetFormer NFL running back Thomas Jones was always around guns, long before he became a football-carrying member of that unofficial gun club within the National Football League.
The Colts Are A Great Story, Not A Great TeamUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThe 2012 Colts are a team worthy of any media outlet's time, for multiple reasons. Their first-year head coach, Chuck Pagano, temporarily left his position three games into the season after being diagnosed with leukemia. The team proudly plays in his ho…
League downplays estimated percentages of gun ownership by NFL playersUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetEarlier this week, in the aftermath of the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide, former Colts and Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy explained on The Dan Patrick Show that Dungy typically would ask his players at the outset of training camp whether they own guns. Roug…Share TweetThe Broncos have Peyton Manning under center and a playoff berth in their pocket. Now they intend to work on the thing that might make their playoff stay longer. A mandate to run more effectively was clear in last night’s win 26-13 win over the Raiders,Share TweetPeyton Manning and the Broncos coasted to a 26-13 over the Raiders. The future Hall-of-Famer got on track during a Week 4 rout of Oakland and has kept it going, says Chris Burke.
JaVale McGee Lifts Nuggets Past PacersDec 7JaVale McGee's 20 points off the bench propel Nuggets to 92-89 win over Pacers.
'Playbook': Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis ColtsDec 7"Playbook" breaks down the Indianapolis Colts' game-winning touchdown from Week 13 and explains why they're getting a lot of production from the linebacker position.
Week 14: In the communityDec 7Find out how Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson and various Indianapolis Colts players helped out in the community.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.