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Thirty at Thirty: the Most Influential Members of the Indianapolis Colts
June 17th, 2013 at 10:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the Indianapolis Colts prepare to embark on their 30th season in Indianapolis, Colts 101 would like to take a look back at the 30 most influential players, coaches and front office personnel that have shaped the past three decades of Colts football. Whittling the list of people down to...

Andrew Luck Assuming Leadership of Indianapolis Colts Offense
June 8th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
Andrew Luck is no longer a rookie. Whatever grace period he had in his first year with the Indianapolis Colts has expired after a first season that yielded a playoff berth. Now the expectations are set, and in Indianapolis, those start with the playoffs and involve bringing home another Lombardi...

History Shows “Sophomore Slump” not a Factor Among NFL Quarterbacks
May 19th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
With three of the greatest rookie seasons ever turned in 2012, the question this off season has been, "What about the 'Sophomore Slump'"? That question is on the mind of Indianapolis Colts fans as we all wonder what our own wunderkind can do for an encore in 2013. A look at...

Indianapolis Colts Tab Matt Hasselbeck to Back up Andrew Luck
March 19th, 2013 at 12:43 PM
The Indianapolis Colts apparently learned their lesson from 2011. Not willing to go into the 2013 season with Chandler Harnish as their most experienced backup quarterback, the Colts agreed to terms with veteran Matt Hasselbeck. “We are very pleased to announce the signing of Matt Hasselbeck,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson....

Indianapolis Colts in the Market for a Backup Quarterback
March 14th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
***PHOTO1***With Drew Stanton headed to Arizona to compete for the starter's job with former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians' Cardinals, the Indianapolis Colts are now in need of a backup quarterback. The Colts still have second year pro Chandler Harnish on the roster, but Harnish spent all of last season on...

One Year Later, Jim Irsay’s Bold Move Paying Dividends
March 3rd, 2013 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago this week, Indianapolis Colts' owner Jim Irsay and new general manager Ryan Grigson appeared to be sending the Colts into a nuclear winter. The heart and soul of the franchise, quarterback Peyton Manning, was released along with other fan favorites, RB Joseph Addai, TE Dallas Clark and LB Gary...

Bruce Arians Named NFL Coach of the Year; Andrew Luck Second in Rookie of the Year
February 2nd, 2013 at 8:03 PM
Bruce Arians took a a difficult situation and made the best of it, for both the Indianapolis Colts and himself. Arians guided the Colts to a 9-3 record and a wild card playoff berth after head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia. That earned Arians the Arizona Cardinals' head coaching position...

NFL Rookie of the Year: Andrew Luck or RGIII?
December 4th, 2012 at 7:45 PM
I make the case for Andrew Luck today over at Colts.com.

Andrew Luck Debut Couldn’t Have Been More Effective
August 12th, 2012 at 3:02 PM
The Lucas Oil Stadium roof was open, the sun cascading down onto the field. Andrew Luck couldn't have scripted better conditions for his Indianapolis Colts debut. By the time he was finished with the day's work, he couldn't have scripted a better performance on the field either. Luck would have to...

New Era for Indianapolis Colts Underway in Anderson
July 29th, 2012 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts took the field for the first time this morning at Anderson University with head coach Chuck Pagano stressing the mental aspects rather than on field intensity for this morning's walk-through. Pagano met with media after the walk-through and said he was pleased with where his team is as...

With Andrew Luck Signed, Indianapolis Colts Officially Ready for “New Era”
July 20th, 2012 at 10:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** As expected, the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck agreed to terms yesterday on a four year, $22.1 million deal. With all the haggling over guaranteed money  over, the erstwhile successor to Peyton Manning's legacy is ready to get to work leading the Colts into their "new era." All four years of the...

Indianapolis Colts Waive Quarterback Trevor Vittatoe
June 20th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Trevor Vittatoe was waived Wednesday in a move announced by team owner Jim Irsay on his Twitter account. Vittatoe, 24, was signed by the team on March 8, one day after the release of former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. He is the second quarterback in as many days...

Colts Sign Veteran Running Back Mewelde Moore, Release Quarterback David Legree
June 19th, 2012 at 3:48 PM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the team signed free agent running back Mewelde Moore Tuesday. Moore, 29, is an eight-year NFL veteran who previously played four seasons each for the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers. In his career, he has accumulated 2,247 rushing yards on 494 carries and six touchdowns,...

Time for Andrew Luck to Hit the Books
June 15th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1***If Andrew Luck thought preparing for finals at Stanford was hard, he ain't seen nothing yet. With mandatory mini-camp in the rear view mirror, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback now has a little over a month to prepare for his toughest exam yet: NFL training camp and his first regular season...

Andrew Luck with a Shaky First Day on the Job
June 13th, 2012 at 9:52 AM
Andrew Luck's first practice with the full Indianapolis Colts squad went the way of many NFL rookies. Luck struggled with being on the same page as his receivers and missed some throws. The Colts went "full speed" in their afternoon session and Luck struggled at times to connect with his new...

Andrew Luck Already in Charge as Indianapolis Colts Start Rookie Mini-Camp
May 4th, 2012 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1***Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano called him "unflappable." A nervous rookie WR, TY Hilton said that he helped calm him down. Andrew Luck just started his new job today as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts and is already showing the signs of being the leader the Colts hoped for...

Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Position Once Again in Good Hands
May 2nd, 2012 at 11:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is embarking upon a series of articles in which we will break down the Indianapolis Colts roster now that the NFL Draft has been completed. With the exception of a few minor tweaks here and there, the current collection of players on the Colts' roster is pretty much...

Chandler Harrish Becomes Indianapolis Colts’ “Mr. Irrelevant”
April 28th, 2012 at 7:32 PM
The Indianapolis Colts with the final selection in the 2012 NFL Draft selected Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish, making him what is known as "Mr. Irrelevant". Harnish in his career set 30 school records in passing, rushing and total offense and was a two-time first team all-MAC performer. He was a...

The Indianapolis Colts New Era Begins Tonight
April 26th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Yes, Ryan Grigson and Chuck Pagano have been on the job since January, and yes, members of the Indianapolis Colts have been working out now for two weeks. But tonight, the long awaited "new era" of Indianapolis Colts football begins when Andrew Luck officially becomes the newest member of the...

Indianapolis Colts to Work Out Andrew Luck at Stanford
April 3rd, 2012 at 11:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts are sending their heavy hitters to Palo Alto, CA today for a private workout with presumed number one draft pick, Andrew Luck. Unlike their first visit to Stanford for the Cardinal's pro day which was attended only by quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen and some scouts, this visit...