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30 at 30: Number 17, Head Coach Jim Caldwell
July 8th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization as the team prepares to embark on its 30th season in Indianapolis. ***PHOTO1*** No list of influential Indianapolis Colts would be complete without one of the two coaches who guided the Colts to the Super Bowl during...

After Further Review: Captain Comeback Comes up Short
February 4th, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Back in 1995, Jim Harbaugh was inches away from a Super Bowl berth as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts when his Hail Mary went in and out of the hands of Aaron Bailey. Having made the Super Bowl this year as the head coach of the San Francisco 49'ers, the...

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...

Current Sports Scene Illustrates the Need to Recognize Sports Figures as People
January 25th, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Recently, we've been subject to several stories in the world of sport that have involved media speculation, much of which has amounted to little more than glorified gossip. In the process, much has been said about the nature of journalism and the impact of social media outlets like Twitter. What...

Jim Caldwell Firing Leaves More Questions than Answers
January 17th, 2012 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1***New Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson postponed answering several questions at his introductory press conference last week, saying, "I just got here." At today's press conference he announced that head coach Jim Caldwell has been let go. Other than that, we didn't get any more answers than we had last...

Indianapolis Colts Release Head Coach Jim Caldwell
January 17th, 2012 at 2:34 PM
Jim Caldwell has been released as the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, the team reported this afternoon via its website. No further details were provided. Stay with Colts 101 for reports as they become available.

Bill Polian Speaks to Local Media
January 4th, 2012 at 6:04 PM
Former Indianapolis Colts vice-chairman Bill Polian gave his first interview to a local media outlet when he spoke by phone Wednesday to John Michael Vincent of 1070-AM WFNI.  Polian told Vincent that he wasn't shocked by his firing and that he believed it was his failure to have an adequate backup to...

Tony Dungy: “I’d Draft Robert Griffin”
January 4th, 2012 at 11:09 AM
Former Indianapolis Colts' head coach Tony Dungy, appearing on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday, weighed in on the happenings surrounding his old team. Among the topics discussed the upcoming NFL draft, the future of Jim Caldwell and the fate of Peyton Manning. Dungy told Dan Patrick that he would be inclined...

Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay: “It’s a New Era”
January 2nd, 2012 at 8:08 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay addressed the team's future Monday during a press conference in which he announced the firing of vice chairman Bill Polian and general manager Chris Polian.   Bill Polian joined the organization in 1998 after spending four years as the general manager of the expansion Carolina Panthers and...

Now Commences the Drama for the Indianapolis Colts
January 2nd, 2012 at 10:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Half the drama of "Suck for Luck" is now complete. The Colts adequately sucked yesterday in Jacksonville and now have firm possession of the number one overall pick in the NFL draft.  With the 2011 season mercifully in the rear view mirror, the real drama is ready to begin. It very...

Indianapolis Colts End the Season in Jacksonville and Await a Tumultuous 2012
January 1st, 2012 at 7:30 AM
  The 2011 season for the Indianapolis Colts wraps up Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars at 1 p.m. at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.   While two wins in a season is hardly what a team at any level would consider a success, the back-to-back winning streak the Colts ride into the finale...

Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars Look to End Disappointing Seasons on High Note
December 30th, 2011 at 9:55 AM
***PHOTO1***No team dreams of games like the one that will be played between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. In August, when the sweat is burning their eyes and they're gutting out one last sprint at the end of the second practice, none of the players think of...

Jim Caldwell: Peyton Manning Won’t Practice This Season
December 20th, 2011 at 2:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters today that it has been decided Peyton Manning won't practice with the team in 2011. This comes on the heels of Sunday's announcement from vice-chairman Bill Polian that Manning wouldn't see game action this season, but could participate in some "scripted" practice....

Baby Steps: Peyton Manning Throwing the Football
December 14th, 2011 at 2:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell confirmed to reporters today that Peyton Manning indeed has resumed throwing as part of his rehabilitation process. That does not, however, mean that Manning will resume practicing any time soon. Caldwell told reporters prior to practice today:  “His rehab is, they’re increasing it, is ramping...

Random Thoughts on a Dreary Wednesday
November 30th, 2011 at 10:50 AM
The Indianapolis Colts are 0-11, facing a probable beat down at the hands of the New England Patriots, fearing the possible end of Peyton Manning's career, and winter has arrived in Central Indiana. Raise your hand if you need some therapy. Let's suffer through this together, shall we? The following are...

“Next Man up” Just a Cliche in Indianapolis
October 25th, 2011 at 3:49 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts are 0-7 coming off the worst defeat in franchise history. The time for excuses are over. As Sports Illustrated's Don Banks wrote today: "Next man up? Not in Indy. You can save that cliché for elsewhere in the NFL, because the Colts are playing as if they've never...

Indianapolis Colts’ Owner Jim Irsay Tweets Changes are Coming
October 24th, 2011 at 11:04 AM
Indianapolis Colts' owner Jim Irsay's Tweets are always entertaining, and almost always upbeat and positive concerning his team. After last night's humiliating 62-7 defeat on the national stage, Irsay appeared to be in no mood to whitewash the team's performance. "Titanic collapse, apologies 2 all ColtsNation. problems identifiable; solutions in progress, but...

New Orleans Saints Humiliate Indianapolis Colts 62-7.
October 24th, 2011 at 7:27 AM
 ***PHOTO1***The Indianapolis Colts entered the Superdome against the New Orleans Saints in search of its first win. Instead, they found themselves on the bad end of a tremendous beat down. The Saints scored on every one of their nine possessions of the game in route to a 62-7 win, sending the Colts...

Jim Tressel on the Job with the Indianapolis Colts
October 20th, 2011 at 8:59 AM
***PHOTO1***After serving a six game voluntary "suspension" along with his former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, former Buckeye head coach Jim Tressel is ready to begin his duties with the Indianapolis Colts. Although Tressel's main responsibilities will be on Sundays in the replay booth, Colts head coach Jim Caldwell said Tressel...

At 0-6, Indianapolis Colts Need to Start Thinking About Future
October 17th, 2011 at 10:23 AM
it's time for the Indianapolis Colts' front office to face facts: this team will not be making a ninth consecutive playoff appearance. Even if Peyton Manning returned tomorrow, the team would need to go 8-2 the rest of the way just to finish .500. That's not happening. Since the post...