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McCoy: Mathews running out of bounds a “critical mistake”

McCoy: Mathews running out of bounds a “critical mistake”

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 15, 2013
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy was not happy with the decision Ryan Mathews made to run out-of-bounds late in their 19-9 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. With the Chargers holding a 16-7 lead and 2:34 left on the clock, Mat…
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  • Lynch misses practice with hip injury

    Lynch misses practice with hip injury

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    For Week Six, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was questionable but officially not injured. But he had missed practice on Friday with a hip injury. He played against the Titans. This week, as the Seahawks prepare to face the Cardinals on Thursday ni…
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  • Fox: Irsay's Manning comments 'a cheap shot'

    Fox: Irsay's Manning comments 'a cheap shot'

    Denver Broncos coach John Fox defended quarterback Peyton Manning on Tuesday after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said he was "disappointed" the Colts won only one Super Bowl with the former No. 1 overall pick.
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  • Where they stand in key categories...

    Where they stand in key categories...

    ESPN.com Oct 15, 2013
    Let’s run through where the Tennessee Titans stand in key categories through six games. Overall offensive and defensive rankings and rushing and passing rankings are based on yardage, and yardage isn’t the most important thing. Points are the most impor…
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  • Sad And Drunk Colts Fan Expresses His Sorrow Through Song

    Sad And Drunk Colts Fan Expresses His Sorrow Through Song

    deadspin.com Oct 15, 2013
    This guy did not have a whole lot of fun watching his Colts lose to the Chargers last night, so he did what any of us would have done: He got real drunk and then made up a song about his thumb.Read more...
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  • Big Ben: Cheering Schaub injury 'sickening'

    Big Ben: Cheering Schaub injury 'sickening'

    Ben Roethlisberger defended embattled Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on Tuesday, calling extreme fan reaction to the latter's recent struggles "sickening."
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  • With his team in free-fall, Gary Kubiak appears to be out of an…

    With his team in free-fall, Gary Kubiak appears to be out of answers

    CNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013
    Great coaches excel when the going gets tough. With Houston in free-fall, Gary Kubiak is out of answers.
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  • NFL by the numbers: Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon making case for le…

    NFL by the numbers: Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon making case for league’s best receiver

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2013
    There are many ways to look at the NFL, but the easiest - and most tedious – method to figure out what is going on is by examining the numbers. Here is a numerical look at the league heading into Week 7: 0 – Losses for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russe…
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  • Upon Further Review: Colts Week 6

    Upon Further Review: Colts Week 6

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Oct 15, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A review of four hot issues from the Indianapolis Colts' 19-9 loss to the San Diego Chargers. The Peyton factor: A legitimate argument can be made that the Colts were looking past the Chargers and ahead to this week's showdown against th…
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  • PFT Live: Erik Kuselias, Shaun King

    PFT Live: Erik Kuselias, Shaun King

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    Week Six came to an end with the Chargers beating the Colts on Monday night, which means it’s a good time to reflect on everything that went down in the last few days. Erik Kuselias and Shaun King of NBCSN will be on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live to bri…
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  • Branden Albert should be fine for Week Seven

    Branden Albert should be fine for Week Seven

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    The Chiefs improved to 6-0 against the Raiders on Sunday despite losing left tackle Branden Albert to knee and elbow injuries during the contest. According to coach Andy Reid, the team should have Albert back as they make a push for their seventh win ag…
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  • Texans changes include no changes

    Texans changes include no changes

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    With the 2013 Texans hitting rock bottom, the apparent plan is to keep digging. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle explains that the Texans won’t be making any major changes after losing four straight games, capped by an embarrassing loss to former O…
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  • Peyton’s looming return may have distracted Colts

    Peyton’s looming return may have distracted Colts

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    On Monday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, Rodney Harrison said that Monday night’s game would show whether the Colts have the maturity to ignore the return of Peyton Manning to Indianapolis in only six days and focus on the task at hand. The fo…
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  • Bethea: 'Players come and go all the time'

    Bethea: 'Players come and go all the time'

    ESPN.com Oct 15, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea is in his eighth season in the NFL. He’s watched as teammates have departed during that time. Marvin Harrison. Bob Sanders. Dwight Freeney. Jeff Saturday. Peyton Manning. That’s why Bethea isn’t buyi…
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  • Short-handed Chargers defense gets it done

    Short-handed Chargers defense gets it done

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15, 2013
    The Chargers were facing one of the league’s best fourth-quarter quarterbacks, without perhaps their four best linebackers. So naturally, it was the Chargers defense that stole the show in last night’s 19-9 win over the Colts. “We knew we were shorthand…
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  • Colts: Andrew Luck as accesory? No thanks

    Colts: Andrew Luck as accesory? No thanks

    ESPN.com Oct 15, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Waiting, waiting. Everyone was waiting. When would "Monday Night Football" transform into Luck Time? The magic was coming, right? The moment was nearing. The stage was set. And … scene. Watching the Indianapolis Colts at Qualcomm …
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  • Reggie Wayne becomes the ninth player in NFL history to get 1,0…

    Reggie Wayne becomes the ninth player in NFL history to get 1,000 career catches (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2013
    It will be very difficult to keep Colts receiver Reggie Wayne out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only eight other men have reached the milestone Wayne passed on Monday night. Wayne got the 1,000th reception of his career against the Chargers. The oth…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Using Long Drives and Four Field Goals, the Cha…

    N.F.L. Roundup: Using Long Drives and Four Field Goals, the Chargers Rebound to Defeat the Colts

    nytimes.com Oct 14, 2013
    Philip Rivers threw a touchdown pass to Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to lift San Diego.
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  • Video - John Fox: Irsay "Ungrateful" 03:09

    John Fox: Irsay "Ungrateful"

    Oct 15
    John Fox defended Peyton Manning after Colts owner Jim Irsay said he was "disappointed" the Colts only won one Super Bowl with the former No. 1 overall pick.
  • Video - Jim Irsay discusses Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's return to Indy 06:05

    Jim Irsay discusses Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's return to Indy

    Oct 15
    Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay talks to NFL Media's Albert Breer about Indianapolis' Super Bowl bid and the play of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
  • Video - Drafting quarterback Andrew Luck is about championships 04:03

    Drafting quarterback Andrew Luck is about championships

    Oct 15
    The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Isray's comments on releasing quarterback Peyton Manning and drafting Andrew Luck.
  • Video - Adam Vinatieri Rocks On 03:54

    Adam Vinatieri Rocks On

    Oct 15
    Adam Vinatieri, the oldest player in the NFL at the age of 40, explains some of the secrets to his longevity and success to Rick Reilly.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: With his team in free-fall, Gary Kubiak appears to be out of an…

    Oct 15
    In a remarkable NFL coaching career that spanned from Kennedy to Clinton, Don Shula managed to lose 156 regular-season games in his record-breaking 33-year run on the sideline. The most telling statistic that illustrates his success and explains his lon…
  • Undrafted and Still Dancing in Detroit

    Oct 15
    Joseph Fauria has had plenty of time to practice his dance skills this season, with five of the rookie tight end’s seven receptions going for touchdowns. (Matt Sullivan/Getty Images) Receiving touchdowns this season: Joseph Fauria, tight end, Detroit: 5…