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Baltimore fans forgive Colts for move, but not Robert Irsay -- and may neverBALTIMORE -- Ask John Unitas Jr., son of the late Hall of Fame quarterback whose very name evokes images of pro football in this city.Share TweetA person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Browns are close to a deal with Oregon's Chip Kelly to become their next coach.Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles will interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for their coaching vacancy.Share Tweet
Colts starting G Reitz (concussion) ruled outESPN.com Jan 4, 2013Colts left guard Joe Reitz will not play in Sunday's playoff game at Baltimore because of a concussion. He will likely be replaced by Jeff Linkenbach.Share Tweet
The Peyton Manning Effect: QB has made all of the Broncos betterENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- John Elway insisted that every one of the Denver Broncos was better the second Peyton Manning put his signature on that nearly $100 million contract last spring.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 4, 2013Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will make his return from a torn triceps in Sunday's wild-card game against the Indianapolis Colts, coach John Harbaugh said Friday.Share Tweet
Wild-card weekend preview: Steady diet of Ray Rice should end Colts’ remarkable seasonyahoo.com Jan 4, 2013There will be no shortage of intriguing story lines when the Indianapolis Colts visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Following a 2-14 season in 2011, the Colts fired longtime assistant and then-head coach Jim Caldwell, hired Chuck Pagano away from the …Share TweetIndianapolis Colts' vice president of football operations Tom Telesco is meeting with the San Diego Chargers today regarding their vacant general manager's position, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.Share Tweet
Colts RB Vick Ballard's ride from casting call to lead roleVick Ballard finished the regular season fifth in rushing yards among NFL rookies but by any measure he has come farther than the 814 yards he covered to get there.Share TweetOn paper, the Chiefs appear to have hit a home run in reportedly hiring Andy Reid as their new head coach. But Don Banks finds history may not be so kind to the new partnership.Share Tweet
Coach Says Paul George & David West Are Playing Like All-Starsdimemag.com Jan 4, 2013A few weeks into the season, they were perhaps the NBA’s most disappointing team. Now Indiana is sitting at No. 4 in the East, 19-13 on the year after winning eight of their last 10 games. Roy Hibbert is still struggling on the offensive end, shooting oShare Tweet
Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba…Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterback, the story of Wild Card Weekend will be told by the men under center and those assigned to stop them, writes Peter King.Share Tweet
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundMinnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises:Share TweetHow do the Colts stop Ray Rice Sunday? How much of an impact can Baltimore's powerful fullback, Vonta Leach, have? Here's a breakdown of the Ravens' rushing offense, courtesy of former Colts linebacker and defensive captain Gary Brackett.Share Tweet
Tom Brady, Peyton Manning on collision course again as NFL playoffs focus on rookie QB matchup of Robert Griffin III vs. Russellnydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013It’s the year of the rookie quarterback with Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson starting in this weekend’s wild-card round and RG3 and Wilson facing each other, but for old time’s sake, there is one potential playoff matchup that isShare Tweet
NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card WeekendJan 4NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
Ray Lewis Probable Vs ColtsJan 4John Clayton with the latest on Ray Lewis' playing status for the Ravens' playoff matchup against the Colts.
Sunday Wild-Card PreviewJan 4Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview Sunday's wild-card matchups between Indianapolis-Baltimore and Seattle-Washington.
2012: Best of Reggie WayneJan 4Coming off of his worst year since 2003, it appeared father time was catching up with Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne. However, a new coach and a new quarterback revitalized the 34-year old to the tune of 106 receptions and 1,355 yards in …
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: