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30 at 30: Number 10, Center Jeff Saturday
July 21st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
As the Indianapolis Colts embark upon their 30th season in Indianapolis, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization. ***PHOTO1***When Jeff Saturday was coming out of college in 1998, NFL scouts had labeled him "undersized" and had concerns about whether he could hold his own against...

30 at 30: Number 12, Offensive Coordinator Tom Moore
July 18th, 2013 at 10:03 AM
As the Indianapolis Colts prepare for their 30th season in Indy, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization during that time. Bill Walsh, Brian Billick, Mike Martz...all offensive geniuses who went on to be head coaches in the NFL. One of the more prolific offensive...

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...

30 at 30: Number 24, Kicker Mike Vanderjagt
June 25th, 2013 at 11:28 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. To view our last selection and see the rest of the list, click here. ***PHOTO1*** Former Indianapolis Colts' kicker Mike Vanderjagt holds the dubious honor of being the only player in franchise history to have been called...

30 at 30: Number 25, Cornerback Eugene Daniel
June 24th, 2013 at 7:18 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Our picks thus far: 30. Andrew Luck 29. Ken Dilger 28. Tarik Glenn 27. Antoine Bethea 26. Bill Tobin Eugene Daniel nearly arrived in Indianapolis on the Mayflower moving vans. Daniel was the eighth round selection of the newly relocated Indianapolis Colts...

30 at 30: Number 28, Tackle Tarik Glenn
June 19th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Previously, we profiled number 29 on our list, TE Ken Dilger In 1997, a year before Peyton Manning would become the "face" of the Colts' franchise, Indianapolis drafted his protector with the 19th pick of the...

Classic Colts: Peyton Manning Torches the Denver Broncos in Consecutive Playoff Blowouts
June 10th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
***VIDEO1***Long before he though about joining the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning was torching their secondary for five first half touchdowns en route to an Indianapolis Colts 49-24 Wildcard round win at the RCA Dome. Manning was nearly perfect in the game, completing 27 of 33 passes for 458 yards and...

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...

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...

A Look Back at 1999: Year Two of the Peyton Manning Era
May 14th, 2013 at 8:01 AM
***VIDEO1*** In 1999 while the rest of the world was gearing up for the new millenium, fans of the Indianapolis Colts were wondering whether or not Peyton Manning could begin to deliver on his potential as the previous year's number one overall draft pick. Despite setting an NFL record for passing...

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...

Jeff Saturday Retires as a Member of the Indianapolis Colts
March 7th, 2013 at 6:51 PM
  ***PHOTO1***Jeff Saturday finished his career they way he wanted, as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. Saturday appeared today along with Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay to announce his signing of a one-day contract with the Colts and his retirement from the National Football League.   Saturday thanked everyone from trainers...

One Year Later, Jim Irsay’s Bold Move Paying Dividends
March 3rd, 2013 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago this week, Indianapolis Colts' owner Jim Irsay and new general manager Ryan Grigson appeared to be sending the Colts into a nuclear winter. The heart and soul of the franchise, quarterback Peyton Manning, was released along with other fan favorites, RB Joseph Addai, TE Dallas Clark and LB Gary...

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....

Peyton Manning with Another One and Done Playoff Exit
January 13th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1***Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos ignominiously bowed out of the NFL playoffs yesterday with a stunning 38-35 double overtime loss at home to the Baltimore Ravens. For Manning, who has led his team to the playoffs 12 of his 15 years in the NFL, it was the eighth time...

After Further Review: Andrew Luck is Better than You Know Who
December 24th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Back in March, I was roundly dismissed for suggesting that Andrew Luck could someday be better than He Who Must Not Be Named (aka Peyton Manning), the former legend who redefined the quarterback position while playing for the Indianapolis Colts. After yesterday's record-setting, playoff-clinching performance, it can now be said...

Week 16 NFL Pickem: What’s That About Meaningless Regular Season Games in the NFL?
December 21st, 2012 at 4:42 PM
It's the final two weeks of the regular season and it's time for playoff contenders to finalize their plans for the post season by nailing down their spots. Twelve of this week's 16 games feature teams who are either trying to lock up a playoff berth or are fighting for...

After Further Review: Indianapolis Colts’ Glass More than Half Full
December 17th, 2012 at 1:42 PM
We've got just two more games left in the NFL season and the Indianapolis Colts need to win just one of them to clinch a playoff spot and continue their improbable turnaround from being 2-14 a year ago. Yet after yesterday's loss to the Houston Texans, more than a few...

Week 13 NFL Pickem: Pinch Me, I Must Be Dreaming
November 29th, 2012 at 1:24 PM
It's week 13 in the NFL and your Indianapolis Colts sit at 7-4. Yes, your awake. This isn't some figment of a weird Thanksgiving leftover-induced dream. The same team that didn't win a game until week 16 last year is in the driver's seat for a playoff berth. There's still...