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Bob Kravitz: Offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton adapts smartly …

Bob Kravitz: Offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton adapts smartly amid Colts' injuries

indystar.com Updated Nov 7, 2013
Pep Hamilton loves chess. This is not surprising. For coaches, football is a giant chess game, a physical manifestation of an intellectual exercise.
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Lawyer for Dolphin Says Toughness Isn’t the Iss…

    N.F.L. Roundup: Lawyer for Dolphin Says Toughness Isn’t the Issue

    A lawyer said Thursday that Miami lineman Jonathan Martin endured harassment that went far beyond the traditional locker room hazing.
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  • Schedule demands advanced look at Colts

    Schedule demands advanced look at Colts

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2013
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans fielded some crazy questions this week about the Jacksonville Jaguars, suggesting some thought they’d say, “Yeah, we’re absolutely looking right past Jacksonville, we can’t wait for Thursday night against Indiana…
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  • Reggie Wayne takes up coaching

    Reggie Wayne takes up coaching

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Colts injured receiver Reggie Wayne didn’t go to Houston just to surprise his teammates the night before their game against the Texans. Wayne also provided an extra set of eyes for offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton. “In betw…
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  • Trent Richardson misses second straight practice

    Trent Richardson misses second straight practice

    profootballtalk.com Nov 7, 2013
    The Colts haven’t gotten quite as much production as they might have hoped from running back Trent Richardson since making a trade for him earlier this season and this weekend isn’t shaping up to be his big breakout game. Richardson missed a second stra…
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  • How Team Success Intertwines With Roy Hibbert’s DPOY Tweet

    How Team Success Intertwines With Roy Hibbert’s DPOY Tweet

    dimemag.com Nov 7, 2013
    There’s a common misconception in sports that individual accomplishment usually falls outside the purview of team triumph. For baseball less so, but for basketball, hockey and certainly football, team success is held up as sacrosanct above singular acco…
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  • Pacer Paul George on the struggling Chicago Bulls: ‘Their succe…

    Pacer Paul George on the struggling Chicago Bulls: ‘Their success is the Michael Jordan era. This is a new age’

    yahoo.com Nov 7, 2013
    In just 24 minutes of second half action, the Indiana Pacers outscored the Chicago Bulls by 23 points on Wednesday night, ending the evening with a 97-80 win and a 5-0 record while sending the division rival Bulls to 1-3. The comeback win came on the se…
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  • Colts haven’t heeded Jim Irsay’s demand for better pass protect…

    Colts haven’t heeded Jim Irsay’s demand for better pass protection

    profootballtalk.com Nov 7, 2013
    After the first week of the season, Colts owner Jim Irsay fired up his trusty Twitter account to let his team (and anyone following him on Twitter) know that he demanded better protection of quarterback Andrew Luck over the rest of the season. While it …
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  • Double Coverage: Jaguars at Titans

    Double Coverage: Jaguars at Titans

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2013
    . The Tennessee Titans fielded a lot of questions this week about taking the Jacksonville Jaguars lightly. The questions seemed silly given that the 2011 Titans lost their opener to the Jaguars (who finished 5-11) as well as a late-season game to the 0-…
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  • Double Coverage: Rams at Colts

    Double Coverage: Rams at Colts

    ESPN.com Nov 7, 2013
    . Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford were supposed to be the key players when their teams meet at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Luck will be on the field taking snaps, but Bradford is stuck be…
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  • Bob Kravitz: Pacers look like a true title contender

    Bob Kravitz: Pacers look like a true title contender

    indystar.com Nov 7, 2013
    In the moments after last year's Game 7 Eastern Conference finals loss to the Miami Heat, the Indiana Pacers coaches and players came together and talked about what a tremendous season they'd just had, and how they wanted to take the next step this seas…
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  • About Last Night: The Perfect Pacers

    About Last Night: The Perfect Pacers

    grantland.com Nov 7, 2013
    In case you were busy telling one of your employees to hit another one of your employees to settle an interpersonal workplace dispute, here's what you...
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  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 02:51

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Nov 7
    John Clayton makes consecutive first downs with his Week 9 analysis. Topics: Will RB Marshawn Lynch continue to go Beast Mode at home? Are injuries up? Are teams' goal-line offenses too cute? And what to make of the rookie QB class?
  • Video - Preview: St. Louis Rams vs. Indianapolis Colts 02:24

    Preview: St. Louis Rams vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Nov 7
    NFL Films previews the Week 10 matchup between the St. Louis Rams and the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: STL-IND 00:34

    Countdown Daily Prediction: STL-IND

    Nov 7
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for St. Louis at Indianapolis.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Rams at Colts 01:04

    Inside Edge: Rams at Colts

    Nov 7
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make a pick for St. Louis at Indianapolis.

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