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30 at 30: Number 18, Head Coach Chuck Pagano
July 5th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts in commemoration of the Colts' 30th season in Indianapolis. Had Chuck Pagano merely turned around a 2-14 team to a playoff qualifier in one season, that would be enough to qualify him for our list. But there's...

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...

LaRon Landry Has High Expectations for the Indianapolis Colts
June 12th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
New Indianapolis Colts safety LaRon Landry made his first appearance in a Colts uniform yesterday at the first day of mandatory mini-camp. Landry made it clear from the outset that he chose to come to Indianapolis because he expects great things here. Landry made an immediate impact, both with his confident...

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...

Position Battles Will Highlight 2013 Indianapolis Colts OTAs and Training Camp
May 13th, 2013 at 8:50 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have welcomed their rookies and now look forward to the process of integrating them into the team for 2013. After a week off this week, organized team activities (OTAs) will begin next week and continue into the first week in June. Though no positions will be won...

Indianapolis Colts’ Rookies Impress Coaches During First Day of Mini-Camp
May 11th, 2013 at 8:52 AM
The Indianapolis Colts' 2013 rookie class showed up with much less fanfare than their predecessors. But to the Colts' coaching staff, this was still a pivotal day for the franchise. The Colts coaches put their NFL newbies through their paces at the team's practice facility Friday. Unlike last season, head coach...

Indianapolis Colts Grab Guard with Third Round Pick
April 27th, 2013 at 9:28 AM
The Indianapolis Colts continued their off-season upgrade of the offensive line by selecting Illinois lineman Hugh Thornton with the 86th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. Thornton joins G Donald Thomas and T Gosder Cherilous as additions to the Colts offensive line. General Manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano...

Ryan Grigson on Bjeorn Werner: “He’s a Hell of a Football Player.”
April 26th, 2013 at 8:57 AM
The Indianapolis Colts selection of Florida State DE/OLB Bjeorn Werner last night brings a reaction similar to that of this year’s free agent acquisitions: we’ll see. While Werner was projected as high as the second overall pick in some early mock drafts, his workouts had allowed him to slide down...

Ryan Grigson, Chuck Pagano Happy with Free Agent Haul
March 16th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano expressed great satisfaction with their free agent signings this week. Both indicated that while the team may still be looking at some minor additions, the Colts major free agent action is finished. Pagano, true to his defensive roots, is most excited...

Indianapolis Colts Release Safety Tom Zbikowski
March 15th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
In a surprising move, the Indianapolis Colts released safety, Tom Zbikowski this afternoon. The move came mere hours after a press conference in which head coach Chuck Pagano specifically mentioned Zbikowski along with Antoine Bethea and newly acquired Laron Landry, saying the Colts were "comfortable" moving forward with those three. Here...

Free Agency Could Take Indianapolis Colts Linebackers from Good to Great
February 14th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts return a good linebacking corps for 2013. Even with the probable loss of Dwight Freeney, the Colts will be led by OLB Robert Mathis and have a solid group in the middle featuring Kavell Conner, a healthy Pat Angerer and Jerrell Freeman. In Greg Manusky's 3-4 scheme, however,...

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...

Will Ed Reed Finish His Career with the Indianapolis Colts?
February 1st, 2013 at 3:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN's Adam Schefter reported yesterday that soon-to-be free agent safety Ed Reed would certainly consider signing with the Indianapolis Colts when the free agency period begins in March. Reed, who is preparing to play in Sunday's Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, hasn't been shy talking about the possibility of...

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 Name Tom McMahon New Special Teams Coordinator
January 17th, 2013 at 11:47 AM
  from the Indianapolis Colts   The Indianapolis Colts today hired Tom McMahon as the special teams coordinator. McMahon holds six years of NFL coaching experience and spent the 2012 campaign as the special teams coach with the Kansas City Chiefs.   “We’re excited that Tom will be joining our staff,” said Colts Head Coach...

Maxwell Club Names Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians Coach of the Year
January 16th, 2013 at 1:07 PM
  The prestigious Maxwell Football Club has announced that they will honor Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians with their professional Coach of the Year award, the Greasy Neale Award.   In their first season in Indianapolis, Head Coach Chuck Pagano and Offensive Coordinator/Interim Head Coach Bruce Arians...

For Indianapolis Colts to Advance, They Must Stop Ray Rice
January 6th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts have been in this situation several times already this year, facing an All-Pro caliber running back playing alongside an erratic quarterback. Today's wild card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens will be no different. Today's challenge for the Colts will be Ray Rice, the Ravens' diminutive but powerful...

Former Ravens Turned Colts not Interested in Reunion
January 5th, 2013 at 9:11 AM
***PHOTO1***The Baltimore Ravens have had a tremendous impact on the success of the 2012 Indianapolis Colts. Not only did the Colts get former Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano as head coach, but Cory Redding, Tom Zbikowski and Brandon McKinney followed their coach to Indianapolis. While McKinney has spent the season...

After Further Review: Ready for the Second Season
December 31st, 2012 at 1:09 PM
The Indianapolis Colts and the rest of their NFL brethren wrapped up the regular season yesterday. Now 12 of those teams remain alive to compete for the game's ultimate prize, the Lombardi Trophy.  The Colts will travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens Sunday at 1 p.m. This is an...