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Where the Indianapolis Colts Stand on the Eve of NFL Free Agency
March 11th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The posturing is over. At midnight, agents and NFL teams can begin to reach actual deals and all the rumors and smokescreens sent out over the past two weeks can be laid to rest.  A lot has happened though since we put out our series of free agency pieces last month....

Indianapolis Colts Can Upgrade Secondary Through Free Agency
February 15th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
***PHOTO1***Perhaps no unit was more maligned for the Indianapolis Colts this season than the defensive secondary. This off season's crop of free agents combined with ample cap space gives the Colts an opportunity to upgrade that unit significantly. The only returning players with job security would appear to be CB Vontae...

Indianapolis Colts Activate Josh Chapman; Jerraud Powers Placed on IR
November 12th, 2012 at 4:01 PM
From the Indianapolis Colts:   ***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts today activated nose tackle Josh Chapman from the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List and elevated tight end Kyle Miller from the practice squad to the active roster. The Colts placed defensive tackle Drake Nevis and cornerback Jerraud Powers on Injured Reserve.   Chapman, 6-0, 316 pounds, was originally...

Indianapolis Colts Secondary Keys Comeback, Just not How We Thought
October 8th, 2012 at 2:58 PM
Yesterday, Colts 101, in its usual prescient manner, highlighted the matchup between the Indianapolis Colts' secondary and the Green Bay receivers as the key to the game. We specifically mentioned the play of Cassius Vaughn who was starting in the place of Vontae Davis. We said if Vaughn could hold his...

Matchup of the Week: Cassius Vaughn V. James Jones
October 7th, 2012 at 8:14 AM
When the Indianapolis Colts take on the Green Bay Packers today at Lucas Oil Stadium, the scoreboard operator is bound to get a workout. The Colts passing offense is beginning to take shape under Andrew Luck, ranking 12th in the NFL overall. The Packers defense can get after the quarterback,...

Indianapolis Colts Bye Week Report Card: Defense and Special Teams
September 30th, 2012 at 4:16 PM
Yesterday we took a look at the Indianapolis Colts' offense after three games. Today we'll evaluate the progress of the defense and special teams units. Defensive line: C The new-look defensive line won't get as much attention as the 3-4 scheme is designed for them to simply occupy linemen while the...

Offensive Line Depth Concerning for Indianapolis Colts
September 8th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
Indianapolis Colts' general manager Ryan Grigson has done an incredible job rebuilding the Colts' roster practically from scratch. But one off season isn't enough to address the depth issues facing the team as they go into 2012.  Particularly, the depth along the offensive line is of great concern. That will already...

Indianapolis Colts Preseason Review: What’s the Progress on Building the Monster?
September 2nd, 2012 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The preseason is over. A week from today at Soldier Field in Chicago, Andrew Luck and the rest of the "new era" Indianapolis Colts will take the field for meaningful football. Before we begin our usual week of breaking down the opponent and analyzing that week's game, let's take a...

Indianapolis Colts First Unit Struggles up Front Against Washington Redskins
August 25th, 2012 at 6:06 PM
The weather was gloomy outside FedEx Field in Washington D.C. before the Indianapolis Colts took on the Washington Redskins. Not nearly as gloomy as the film review will be this week though for a number of Colts' defensive players who allowed the Redskins first unit to run rampant over them...

Pierre Garcon: “I Never Wanted to Leave Indianapolis”
August 22nd, 2012 at 11:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** When Jerraud Powers lines up on Saturday against the Washington Redskins, a familiar face will be staring at him across the line of scrimmage. Powers will most likely be matched up against former indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon. Garcon told a Redskins reporter yesterday that while he's excited about his opportunity...

Three Things Beside Andrew Luck to Watch for in Indianapolis Colts Opener
August 12th, 2012 at 7:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** News flash: Andrew Luck will be making his first appearance as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts today when he suits up against the St. Louis Rams at Lucas Oil Stadium. Unless you've been living sequestered in some cave or only get your news from ESPN (all Jets, all the time!)...

Indianapolis Colts Cornerbacks Looking to Raise the Bar in 2012
August 3rd, 2012 at 12:17 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts secondary, like much of the roster, has seen a sea of change since walking off the field in Jacksonville this past January. Of the 11 cornerbacks in camp, seven of them are new to the Colts this season. Yesterday's trade of Kevin Thomas to the Philadelphia Eagles was...

Jerry Hughes Fighting for a Roster Spot, Literally
August 2nd, 2012 at 7:08 PM
The Indianapolis Colts returned to the practice field at Anderson University to some typical August heat. That was nothing compared to the heat between OLB Jerry Hughes and new offensive tackle Winston Justice. The two got into the first skirmish of this year's training camp. The brief bout was highlighted by...

Indianapolis Colts Open Practice Shows Plenty of Promise
June 14th, 2012 at 7:15 AM
The Indianapolis Colts open practice at Lucas Oil Stadium gave fans an opportunity to get their first look at the "new era" Colts. With the Colts entering only their second day of work under new head coach Chuck Pagano and more newcomers on the roster than returning players, expectations here...

Indianapolis Colts not Finished Yet at Cornerback
June 7th, 2012 at 10:21 AM
With the Denver Broncos apparently having the day off yesterday, the Indianapolis Star finally devoted some time to the Indianapolis Colts' roster. Their focus was on the one roster position still of major concern heading into 2012: cornerback. As Mike Chappell pointed out, the numbers don't lie with regard to the...

Indianapolis Colts Secondary Takes Major Hit with Injuries
December 5th, 2011 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO1***Just when you thought it couldn't get worse, the Indianapolis Colts' already depleted and beleaguered secondary will take a major hit when the team places cornerbacks Jerraud Powers and Terrence Johnson on injured reserve tomorrow. The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Powers will be placed on IR tomorrow due to a...

Indianapolis Colts Get Down Big Early, Lose 31-24 to New England Patriots
December 4th, 2011 at 4:20 PM
  ***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts can be proud of the effort given in its trip to Foxborough, Mass., but the game result did not change. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski scored three touchdowns and his team held on late for a 31-24 win. The Colts dropped to 0-12 in a game...

Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals Have Reversed Roles Since 2010
October 14th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
The home team is 3-2 in their last five games while the visitors have dropped five in a row. The records of the Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts heading into this week's matchup? No, that was the case almost a year ago when these two teams met in Indianapolis with...

Injuries Continue to Affect Indianapolis Colts
October 12th, 2011 at 10:43 PM
Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals will showcase two teams whose depth charts will look very little like the ones they had when they met in 2010. The difference is the Bengals have made changes in personnel by choice and design.  Everybody knows about Peyton Manning's most likely...

At 0-3 Indianapolis Colts’ Glass Half Full and Half Empty
September 26th, 2011 at 4:59 PM
For Indianapolis Colts fans, the first three games without Peyton Manning have gone about as poorly as they could have from a win-loss perspective. On the other hand, there have been several bright spots that have Colts fans grasping at some hope for the remainder of the season. While it...