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The Colts and Patriots seem to play every year, but this will be the first time they’ve clashed since Andrew Luck hit the scene. Erik Kuselias will ask Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney about that change when Freeney stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC SUpvote Share Tweet
Colts flourish by stopping runRun the football. Stop the run. Chuck Pagano avowed it the day he was hired as Indianapolis Colts coach and he or interim coach Bruce Arians have echoed it almost daily since. It's their football creed. It's their winning formula.Upvote Share TweetSo I got to talking Wednesday with AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky and NFC West blogger Mike Sando about rookie quarterbacks and how they're judged. It started with Paul and Mike talking about the proper statistical perspective in which to view the Colt…Upvote Share Tweet
Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers are struggling mightily in the face of increased expectationsyahoo.com Nov 15, 2012With the Chicago Bulls undergoing an unfortunate waiting period with star guard Derrick Rose on the shelf, and the Boston Celtics seemingly rebuilding on the fly after watching Ray Allen take his senior act down to South Beach, the Indiana Pacers were e…Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Kravitz ready to shave his head for leukemia, his wife, well...So Bob Kravitz is in the locker room after the Jacksonville game, and Pat McAfee and Adam Vinatieri ask him, "When are you going to shave your head?Upvote Share Tweet
Thrust into key roles, Colts rookies delivering so far this season"I've never seen anything like it, nothing even close," said interim Colts coach Bruce Arians, a 38-year coaching veteran.Upvote Share Tweet
Measuring rookie years: Luck vs. PeytonPeyton Manning and Tom Brady will always be linked as contemporaries and rivals. No matter how much longer Brady plays, it’s unlikely he and Andrew Luck will be grouped in the same way. At this stage, the modest Luck is level-headed when his name comesUpvote Share TweetStarting quarterbacks went down with injuries left and right during Week 10, but the Colts don’t want that to impact the way Andrew Luck plays the game. The Colts quarterback called those injuries the “nature of the game” and said that he didn’t tUpvote Share Tweet
Peyton gets ribbed for awkward slideWhen it comes to passing, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is having a great year. When it comes to running, he’s not. (Then again, given that he has the physique of the pre-oil-can Tin Man, when has he?) As explained by Lindsay H. Jones of USA TodaUpvote Share TweetThe Bills are an awful 2-13 in AFC East games under Chan Gailey. For the Dolphins, tonight brings a test of whether they’re legitimate playoff contenders or not. The Patriots’ league-best turnover margin could get a boost against a Colts team near theUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Jaguars don't want to avoid EverBankReading the coverage… Arguments for and against the Colts and the Titans making the playoffs, from Clark Judge of CBS Sports. Houston Texans Andre Johnson now has more catches than any of the great receivers who played all or part of their NFL careers iUpvote Share Tweet
The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKCdimemag.com Nov 15, 2012It’s not every day you see the defending champs get completely outclassed. But it happened in the Staples Center last night as the Clippers rolled over the Heat, 107-100. The game was never that close — a late Miami run turned what was nearly a 20-poiUpvote Share Tweet
Bob Kravitz tries to make sense of Andrew Luck's neck beardFear the Neard. We're talking about Andrew Luck's neck beard, which is quickly becoming as iconic as Rollie Fingers' handlebar mustache, Brian Wilson's jet-black beard and Adam Morrison's wispy porn 'stache.Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The PatriotsNov 15Lomas Brown discusses the Patriots' rank among the NFL's elite as well as the impact that Aqib Talib will have on New England's defense.
NFL Cold Hard FactsNov 15Cold Hard Facts looks at Andrew Luck, Tim Tebow and the New Orleans Saints
Reiss' P.A.T.Nov 15In this week's edition of P.A.T. Mike Reiss looks ahead to the Patriots' week 11 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts
Countdown Daily Prediction: Colts-PatriotsNov 15The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Indianapolis at New England
Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles LakersNov 15Marc Stein xxxx.
Weekend Dime -- Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni get a second chanceNov 15After four years apart, Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni are back on the title hunt in Los Angeles. Marc Stein has that and all the latest buzz from around the league in the latest Weekend Dime.
Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 15This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins confrontation being looked into by NBANov 15The NBA is investigating Wednesday night's reported confrontation involving Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, according to a league spokesman.