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AFC South Off Season Scouting Report: Jacksonville Jaguars
June 23rd, 2013 at 8:13 AM
Over the next three weekends, Colts 101 will break down what's been happening with the Indianapolis Colts' divisional opponents this off season. First up, the Jacksonville Jaguars. There's no delicate way to put it: the Jacksonville Jaguars were a horrid football team in 2012. Their offense was on of four in...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Could Do a Lot Worse than Tim Tebow
May 7th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
Tell me who you like of these three quarterbacks: Quarterback A has accounted for 29 touchdowns in two seasons versus 23 turnovers. He’s put up 2900 yards of offense in that time and guided his team to a division championship and a playoff win. In that win, he threw for over...

NFL Draft Grades for the AFC South
April 29th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
If there's anything more inaccurate than the mock drafts leading up to the NFL's annual player selection, it's the instant grades given following the draft. None of these players have even stepped foot in a mini-camp, much less an NFL game. It usually takes at least three seasons before any...

Indianapolis Colts Have Twice as Much Cap Space as AFC South Rivals
February 28th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Indianapolis Colts have said goodbye to Dwight Freeney and Austin Collie and have a decision yet to make on Jerraud Powers and some others. The Colts' AFC South rivals have their own free agency decisions to make, some of which could greatly impact the divisional race in 2013. The Colts are...

AFC South Week in Review: the Thin Line Between Good and Great
November 20th, 2012 at 8:11 AM
For a few minutes late Sunday afternoon, everything we thought we knew about the NFL was being challenged. The Jacksonville Jaguars had held a 14 point fourth quarter lead at Houston in a game in which they were double-digit underdogs. Meanwhile the Indianapolis Colts offense was playing the role of...

Matchup of the Week: Indianapolis Colts Banged up Secondary V. Blaine Gabbert
November 8th, 2012 at 10:05 AM
***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts enter tonights critical AFC contest with the Jacksonville Jaguars extremely thin at cornerback. Both starters, Vontae Davis and Jerraud Powers, are out tonight. Their replacements, along with the nickel backs in reserve, are going to have to step up to shut down Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert who is...

Indianapolis Colts Battling Injuries, Short Week Heading to Jacksonville
November 7th, 2012 at 6:28 PM
The Indianapolis Colts are riding the crest of the three game winning streak. The Jacksonville Jaguars are head in the opposite direction, losers of their last five. The Jaguars last, and to this point, only victim? The Indianapolis Colts. The Jags stole a victory in the waning seconds of their matchup...

AFC South Week in Review: Have’s and Have Not’s
November 6th, 2012 at 12:50 PM
The Week 9 action in the AFC South made one thing perfectly clear: this division has two teams with legitimate playoff aspirations and two that clearly do not. While the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts were making their cases for playoff berths, the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars were on...

AFC South Week in Review: Jacksonville Jaguars Show Life in Green Bay
October 30th, 2012 at 8:36 AM
***PHOTO1***With the Houston Texans on their bye week and the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans facing each other, that left just one other team from the AFC South in play this week. The Jacksonville Jaguars were prohibitive underdogs going into Green Bay to face a resurgent Packers' squad without the...

AFC South Week in Review: Jacksonville Jaguars in Deep Trouble
October 23rd, 2012 at 10:25 AM
Just when fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars thought it couldn't get any worse, it did... a lot worse. It's not just that the Jags, coming off a bye week, blew an 11 point halftime lead on the road in Oakland. It's not just that they dropped to 1-5 in a...

AFC South Week in Review: Can Anyone Catch the Houston Texans?
October 9th, 2012 at 8:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** With their win last night against the New York Jets, the Houston Texans moved to 5-0. They're now two and a half games in front of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South. If not for the Colts' improbable comeback against the Packers Sunday, Houston would enjoy a nearly invincible...

Indianapolis Colts Look to Head into Bye Week with Winning Record
September 23rd, 2012 at 7:58 AM
***PHOTO1***It's early, but in the NFL, there's a huge psychological difference between starting 2-1 and starting 1-2. That difference is magnified when you factor in a young roster, a new head coach and a bye week.  A win today for the Indianapolis Colts sends them into the next two weeks with...

Matchup of the Week: Donald Brown V. Jacksonville Jaguars Run Defense
September 21st, 2012 at 8:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** Donald Brown has heard his share of criticism during his time as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. A lot was expected when the Colts drafted him out of UConn in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft, and to this point, Brown hasn't put up the numbers one...

AFC South Preview: Houston Texans Triumph Again
September 3rd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** With Peyton Manning now permanently removed from the AFC South, the Houston Texans will take aim at winning their second consecutive AFC South title. With the rest of the division breaking in new quarterbacks and still generally in transition, it's their division to lose. Here's what Colts 101 sees in...

AFC South Update: Matt Schaub Returns for Houston Texans
August 13th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
***PHOTO1***Matt Schaub's return as quarterback of the Houston Texans was the biggest AFC South news besides Andrew Luck's debut. Schaub, who missed most of 2011, started for the Texans in their 26-13 exhibition victory over the Carolina Panthers. Schaub was steady if not spectacular in his brief preseason debut. He completed half...

Indianapolis Colts’ DBs Have New Speedsters to Contend with in the AFC South
April 30th, 2012 at 10:23 AM
The Indianapolis Colts' defensive backs had better start working hard. Their jobs just got a lot harder after their AFC South rivals added plenty of weapons at wide receiver during the 2012 NFL Draft. Here are the Colts 101 grades for each of the Colts' divisional rivals: Houston Texans:  B+ The...

Indianapolis Colts’ AFC South Rivals Get Better in First Round
April 27th, 2012 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1***  While Indianapolis Colts fans were basking in the afterglow of the Andrew Luck selection, the rest of the AFC South was busy using the first round to improve their lots. Each team made a selection during the first round that will go a long way toward addressing a weakness. Jacksonville Jaguars:...

Indianapolis Colts’ AFC South Rivals Look to Strengthen Through the Draft
April 25th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
For a decade, the Indianapolis Colts have dominated the AFC South. With Peyton Manning gone and the Colts roster in the midst of a major overhaul, Houston, Tennessee and Jacksonville now sense the time is ripe for them to take control of the division. That makes this year's NFL Draft...

Houston Texans Clinch AFC South, Tennessee Titans Still in Playoff Hunt
December 13th, 2011 at 12:24 PM
The Indianapolis Colts will finish the season with three straight contests against AFC South foes. Back in August, that looked like the wind down to an exciting finish. Instead, the only drama left for Colts fans is if the team will actually win a game before season's end.  ***PHOTO1*** The Houston Texans...

Jack Del Rio the First NFL Coaching Casualty
November 29th, 2011 at 12:34 PM
Tony Sparano of the Miami Dolphins was the early leader, but Jack Del Rio was the first NFL head coach to fired when the Jacksonville Jaguars relieved him of his duties.  Del Rio was in his ninth season as the Jaguars head coach, only the second coach in franchise history after...