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Rough Week for Indianapolis: No Super Bowl and Issues with Irsay and Mathis
May 22nd, 2014 at 6:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Despite Jim Irsay's first public appearance since his arrest in February, and a presentation for Pro Bowler Jeff Saturday, Indianapolis has lost its bid for the 2018 Super Bowl. Adding to this week's bad news is that Robert Mathis has been given a four game suspension for using a fertility...

Indianapolis Competes for 2018 Super Bowl Bid
May 20th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** final presentations in the bid for Super Bowl LII are scheduled for today, and Indianapolis hopes to seal the deal. The presentation, which promises an even bigger and better event than the city's 2012 hosting, is the final chance cities have to state their case for hosting. This follows an earlier round...

30 at 30: Number 10, Center Jeff Saturday
July 21st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
As the Indianapolis Colts embark upon their 30th season in Indianapolis, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization. ***PHOTO1***When Jeff Saturday was coming out of college in 1998, NFL scouts had labeled him "undersized" and had concerns about whether he could hold his own against...

30 at 30: Number 11, Eric Dickerson
July 20th, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Colts 101, in preparation for the Indianapolis Colts 30th season in Indianapolis, is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization. Before Eric Dickerson arrived in Indianapolis, Colts fans may have been wondering what they had signed up for. In the previous three season in their new home, the...

30 at 30: Number 13, Running Back Edgerrin James
July 16th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is commemorating the Colts 30th season in Indianapolis by counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis franchise. Perhaps no team in the history of the NFL ever loved a draft pick more than the Indianapolis Colts loved Edgerrin James. Indianapolis risked everything on the Miami Hurricanes...

30 at 30: Number 15, Wide Receiver Bill Brooks
July 11th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
Colts 101 is listing the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization in celebration of the team's 30th season playing in Indianapolis. The Colts chose two players before they picked Bill Brooks with the 86th overall pick in the 1986 NFL Draft. By the time his career as a...

30 at 30: Number 16, Tackle Chris Hinton
July 9th, 2013 at 12:08 PM
As we look forward to the Indianapolis Colts' 30th season in Indianapolis, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Colts' franchise during their years in Indianapolis. Chris Hinton was talented enough to have had a Hall of Fame career, but like most offensive linemen, his career...

30 at 30: Number 20, Head Coach Ted Marchibroda
July 2nd, 2013 at 1:12 PM
Colts 101 is continuing to count down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization as the franchise approaches its 30th season in Indianapolis. Perhaps no head coach in Colts' history is as dear to the franchise as Ted Marchibroda. Marchibroda guided the Colts to the NFL Playoffs in...

30 at 30: Number 21, Linebacker Duane Bickett
July 1st, 2013 at 11:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is continuing to count down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization as the franchise approaches its 30th season in Indianapolis. Duane Bickett wasn't a "diamond in the rough" like some of the previous players we've profiled in this list. Bickett was a star from the...

30 at 30: Number 22, Linebacker Jeff Herrod
June 28th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization in honor of the Colts upcoming 30th season in Indianapolis. Jeff Herrod was the leader of the Indianapolis Colts defense for a decade. Playing under four coaches, we has named a team captain every season from...

30 at 30: Number 23, Head Coach Ron Meyer
June 26th, 2013 at 10:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization in honor of the Colts upcoming 30th season in Indianapolis. Ron Meyer wasn't the most successful coach the Indianapolis Colts ever had. He was just the first to have success. The Colts arrived in Indianapolis in...

30 at 30: Number 24, Kicker Mike Vanderjagt
June 25th, 2013 at 11:28 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. To view our last selection and see the rest of the list, click here. ***PHOTO1*** Former Indianapolis Colts' kicker Mike Vanderjagt holds the dubious honor of being the only player in franchise history to have been called...

30 at 30: Number 25, Cornerback Eugene Daniel
June 24th, 2013 at 7:18 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Our picks thus far: 30. Andrew Luck 29. Ken Dilger 28. Tarik Glenn 27. Antoine Bethea 26. Bill Tobin Eugene Daniel nearly arrived in Indianapolis on the Mayflower moving vans. Daniel was the eighth round selection of the newly relocated Indianapolis Colts...

30 at 30: Number 26, General Manager Bill Tobin
June 21st, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Our picks thus far: 30. Andrew Luck 29. Ken Dilger 28. Tarik Glenn 27. Antoine Bethea ***VIDEO1*** This pick may be one of the more controversial among our 30. Bill Tobin is the first off-the-field personnel member on our list....

30 at 30: Number 28, Tackle Tarik Glenn
June 19th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Previously, we profiled number 29 on our list, TE Ken Dilger In 1997, a year before Peyton Manning would become the "face" of the Colts' franchise, Indianapolis drafted his protector with the 19th pick of the...

30 at 30: Number 29, Tight End, Ken Dilger
June 18th, 2013 at 10:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. See number 30, Andrew Luck. Ken Dilger was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft out of the University of Illinois. The Indiana native would take over...

Classic Colts: Indianapolis Colts Get First Franchise Playoff Win in San Diego
May 29th, 2013 at 9:25 AM
***VIDEO1*** The 1995 Indianapolis Colts literally limped into the playoffs. They squeaked out a 10-7 final week win over New England to earn a wild-card berth, but effectively lost star running back Marshall Faulk for a playoff run. Their prize was a trip to San Diego to face the same Chargers...

Jeff Saturday Retires as a Member of the Indianapolis Colts
March 7th, 2013 at 6:51 PM
  ***PHOTO1***Jeff Saturday finished his career they way he wanted, as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. Saturday appeared today along with Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay to announce his signing of a one-day contract with the Colts and his retirement from the National Football League.   Saturday thanked everyone from trainers...

Edgerrin James Deserving of Place on Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor
July 25th, 2012 at 11:31 AM
The Indianapolis Colts announced yesterday that the team's all-time leading rusher, Edgerrin James, will be inducted into the Colts' Ring of Honor at halftime of the Colts' Sept. 23 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.  James was the fourth overall pick for the Colts in the 1999 NFL draft out of the University...

Former Indianapolis Colts Punter Putting Football into Perspective with New Book
June 18th, 2012 at 10:53 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Hunter Smith played 11 seasons in the NFL, nine of those with the Indianapolis Colts. Now, at age 34, Smith is realizing the reality of a career as a professional athlete: there's still life after football. To that end, Smith has put pen to paper and published a book that...