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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The NFL has levied $50,000 in fines to the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati.Upvote Share Tweet
Colts get three-day weekend before prepping for Patriots testBruce Arians rewarded his surging football team with a three-day weekend, but he shouldn't have any trouble regaining its attention when meetings resume Monday.Upvote Share TweetSoaring through cyberspace to find interesting takes on the Colts after Thursday night's victory at Jacksonville:Upvote Share TweetThe Jaguars fell to 1-8 on Thursday night against the Colts, but there aren’t going to be any big changes with the team before they take the field in Week 11. That was the message from coach Mike Mularkey on Friday and it includes the quarterback positiUpvote Share Tweet
Chart: Rookie records of quarterbacks drafted No. 1 overallA look at the most wins and rookie records of quarterbacks taken No. 1 overall in the draft since 1970. What's striking is that no QB has finished with a winning record.Upvote Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers have announced that Ernie Accorsi will serve as a consultant during their search for a new general manager.Upvote Share Tweet
A Thursday Blowout Offered The Quintessential Jaguars Gifdeadspin.com Updated Nov 9, 2012Another underwhelming Thursday Night Football matchup on paper, Indianapolis-Jacksonville had its saving grace: it was, somehow, the first and only national game this year for Andrew Luck and the frisky Colts. They didn't disappoint, having their way wi…Upvote Share TweetWhat went into the biggest play of the Colts' 27-10 rout of the Jaguars on Thursday night? Here's how Indianapolis cornerback Darius Butler put the game out of reach.Upvote Share Tweetjacksonville.com Updated Nov 9, 2012Reviewing the five statistical predictions from Thursday’s Colts-Jaguars game: 1. JAGUARS’ INITIAL FIRST DOWN Prediction: 12:42, first quarter. Actual: 6:52, first quarter. The Jaguars notched their initial first down nearly a quarter earlier than lasUpvote Share Tweet
Details on the Luck-Wayne connectionESPN.com Updated Nov 9, 2012At the start of the Colts’ Thursday night win over the Jaguars in Jacksonville, Andrew Luck developed rhythm by throwing to his most dependable target. Of course, to go so often to Reggie Wayne, the receiver had to be open. ESPN Stats & Info says Luck bUpvote Share TweetA year ago, Jacksonville and Indianapolis played on the final day of the regular season, both knowing they each faced a difficult rebuilding period. The Colts bypassed a lot of those growing pains by taking Andrew Luck with the first pick in the NFL Dra…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts Notebook: Finally, some takeaways from the defenseJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two football teams headed in opposite directions departed EverBank Field on a cool Thursday night, the Indianapolis Colts with a four-game winning streak that is the AFC's longest, the Jacksonville Jaguars with a six-game losing st…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts Insider: Team's win streak a product of Pagano's systemJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Team Solidarity solidly put itself in the playoff picture on a crisp Thursday night. The Indianapolis Colts are playing for their recovering coach, themselves and bald folks everywhere. They dealt with a quick turnaround, mounting …Upvote Share Tweetjacksonville.com Updated Nov 9, 2012Sports columnist Gene Frenette grades the Jaguars' performance in a 27-10 loss to Indianapolis RUSHING OFFENSE F: Probably because the Jaguars couldn’t run once they got behind, the backs were a forgotten part of the offense. Rashad Jennings was the onlUpvote Share Tweet
Colts dump Jags for fourth straight winThe NFL's biggest surprise team keeps turning heads. Andrew Luck and the Colts improved to 6-3 after getting revenge against the Jaguars and cruising to a 27-10 win in Jacksonville.Upvote Share TweetNow Football America knows what we know in Indianapolis. Andrew Luck is not only the leading candidate for Rookie of the Year, but along with Reggie Wayne, he's carrying the Colts on this magical mystery tour toward the NFL Playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
About Last Night: Colts Feeling Luckygrantland.com Updated Nov 9, 2012In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Andrew Luck threw for 227 yards and ran for two touchdo...Upvote Share Tweet
Can Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck win MVP?Nov 9Should Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck be an MVP candidate? Charlie Casserly and Willie McGinest discuss what Luck needs to do to enter the conversation with guys like Matt Ryan.
Budinger Propels Timberwolves In Final SecondNov 9Chase Budinger comes off the bench to score 18 points, including the game winner, lifting Timberwolves to 96-94 win over Pacers.
Colts postgame press conferenceNov 9Colts react following game with Jaguars
Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars highlightsNov 9The Indinapolis Colts move to 6-3 and triple their win total from last season and after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-10 Thursday night.
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant opens the campaign for Phil Jackson - J.A.…Nov 9For Kobe, there's only one logical choice to take over in Lakerland: Phil Jackson.
NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers' future hinges on Jim BussNov 9After two failed coaching hires, the pressure is on Jim Buss to make the right choice.
Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night scheduleNov 9If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive playNov 9The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.