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30 at 30: Number 14, General Manager Ryan Grigson
July 12th, 2013 at 1:49 PM
In celebration of the Indianapolis Colts' 30th season in the Circle City, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization since moving to Indianapolis. After the debacle of the 2011 season, the Indianapolis Colts were at a crossroads. Peyton Manning's status was unknown, but one thing...

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...

Five Reasons Why the Indianapolis Colts Could Win Super Bowl XLVIII
June 16th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
***PHOTO1***Every NFL team begins the season with one vision, to stand on the platform at the end of the season, confetti raining down and holding the Lombardi Trophy. It doesn't matter what happened last year. The Colts last season, despite coming off a 2-14 season and new faces everywhere but...

Indianapolis Colts Glad to Be Back in Front of Home Fans for Mini-Camp
June 12th, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Reggie Wayne came up to Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano before tonight's open mini-camp at Lucas Oil Stadium and said, "You know what? Doesn’t matter what time of year it is, when the lights are on, it doesn’t matter." ***PHOTO1*** It was only a practice, but getting back in front of...

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...

Reggie Wayne Back in Indianapolis Early
June 6th, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Reggie Wayne made his first appearance at the Indianapolis Colts practice facility this off season. Wayne is one of several Colts veterans who have not been attending the voluntary OTA's. The mandatory workouts begin next week, but Wayne was in town for teammate Robert Mathis' wedding and decided to stay...

Stanford Trio Helping Indianapolis Colts Teammates Learn New Offense
May 30th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** For most of the offensive players for the Indianapolis Colts, this off-season brings with it the challenge of learning another new offensive system. For veterans like Reggie Wayne, this is the third offense in many years. But for three members of the Colts, new coordinator Pep Hamilton's offense is "back...

Some Indianapolis Colts “Veterans” Experiencing Their First OTAs
May 23rd, 2013 at 8:47 AM
***PHOTO1***They're not exactly grey-beards, but Andrew Luck and TY Hilton are no longer rookies, but NFL veterans. Even so, they both are experiencing their first full NFL off season. Early signs say they're taking full advantage. This time last year, TY Hilton was hobbling and missed most of the pre-training camp...

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...

Ridiculously Early Predictions for Indianapolis Colts 2013 Season
April 18th, 2013 at 8:50 PM
The NFL has released the 2013 schedule and just like last season, Colts 101 is among the first to offer our totally fearless early forecast on what will go down. Last season, we were bold enough to predict a 7-9 finish. Everybody called us "homers" at the time, but it...

Indianapolis Colts Excited to Get Back to Work
April 18th, 2013 at 8:09 AM
The Indianapolis Colts kicked off preparations for the 2013 season this week as they began workouts at the Indiana Farm Bureau football facility. While this year's workouts were much more of a homecoming than last season's, there were still some new faces making their first appearance wearing the horseshoe. Among those...

New Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton Speaks with Indianapolis Media
February 13th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** New Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton had his first meeting with the Indianapolis media today and said that "there's no 'can't do's'" for the Colts' offense as he sees it.  Hamilton is extremely excited about the talent level he's inheriting as he begins his first stint calling plays in the...

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...

Four Things the Indianapolis Colts Must Do to Be in New York for Super Bowl XLVIII
January 30th, 2013 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** This week is all about the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49'ers convening in the Big Easy for Super Bowl XLVII. This time next year, the football universe will be focused on the Big Apple as New York will host its first Super Bowl. If the Indianapolis Colts are to...

Andrew Luck Shines in AFC Pro Bowl Loss
January 28th, 2013 at 11:17 AM
It was just an exhibition, but Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck exhibited why he deserved to be playing with the rest of the NFL's greats in the Pro Bowl and why he'll most likely make several return appearances to the annual all-star game. Luck led all AFC quarterbacks with...

Andrew Luck Headed to Hawaii for Pro Bowl
January 22nd, 2013 at 11:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tom Brady has begged out of this Sunday's Pro Bowl with an "undisclosed injury" (read: he doesn't want to go). That means Indianapolis Colts' rookie quarterback Andrew Luck will take his place on the AFC roster. Luck will join teammates Robert Mathis and Reggie Wayne as Colts representatives for the AFC....

Expect More West Coast than Downfield with Pep Hamilton’s Offense
January 20th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Andrew Luck over-delivered on some pretty lofty expectations for his rookie year. Much of that is due to the tutelage of veteran offensive coordinator Bruce Arians who installed an offense that allowed Luck to showcase his skills.  With Arians off to Arizona, the Indianapolis Colts have turned to Luck's Stanford offensive...

Indianapolis Colts Announce Hiring of Pep Hamilton as Offensive Coordinator
January 19th, 2013 at 6:04 PM
The Indianapolis Colts confirmed today the hiring of former Stanford University offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton to the same role with the Indianapolis Colts. Hamilton replace Bruce Arians who was named head coach of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday. “Pep Hamilton is a sharp, detailed and innovative coach who is a rising...

Indianapolis Colts Going Prime Time on “Parks and Recreation”
January 16th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and players Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne show off their acting skills at Lucas Oil stadium when filming a scene with “Parks and Recreation” cast members Chris Pratt, Rob Lowe, Adam Scott, Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari and Jim O’Heir. The episode airs Thursday, January 17...

Indianapolis Colts Must Neutralize Houston Texans’ Defensive Line
December 30th, 2012 at 7:29 AM
When the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans squared off two weeks ago in Houston, JJ Watt and the Houston defensive line controlled the game. They sacked Andrew Luck five times and hurried him countless other times en route to a 29-17 victory. Today's game means nothing to the Colts in terms...