Colts vs. Manning: Competing allegiances
Blue or Orange?
That was the question many fans grappled with as former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning returned to Lucas Oil Stadium — “the house that he built” — Sunday night for the Colts-Broncos football game.
Colts knock Broncos from unbeaten perch
Everybody expected a barnburner when the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos hooked up in National Football League play on national television Sunday night.
Mixed emotions from Manning in wake of Indy return, Broncos loss
It was a bittersweet symphony for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning upon his return to Indianapolis.
TODD GOLDEN: Colts fans paid Manning ultimate tribute
Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis was many things — the return of a beloved prodigal son, a battle of Colts’ No. 1-draft-pick quarterbacks and last, but not least, the visit from one of the AFC’s last reminaing undefeated teams — but most of all, it could have been a battle for the Colts’ fans soul.
Showdown In Indy: A legend comes back to face his replacement
So just how do you follow a legend?
That’s the question Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck gets asked pretty much on a daily basis.
Colts' Hamilton hoping to grind out long drives against Broncos
Pep Hamilton has a gameplan on how the Indianapolis Colts (4-2) can pull off an upset win over the undefeated (6-0) Denver Broncos on Sunday night.
The Colts’ first-year offensive coordinator, though, knows the task won’t be easy. After all, Denver comes to Lucas Oil Stadium for the nationally televised (NBC Sports, 8:30 p.m.) as the NFL’s most potent offense. The Broncos have scored 265 points so far, the most by any NFL team in the first six games of a season.
Long wait almost over for Colts, Broncos
Another week, just another game? Not really. Sunday night’s nationally televised home game with the Denver Broncos will mark the return of former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning to Indianapolis and Lucas Oil Stadium.
Colts try to pick up pieces after latest stumble
Indianapolis picked a poor time to have a bad game.
The Colts missed an opportunity to seize control of the AFC South, show a prime-time TV audience they’re a legitimate title contender and now have to prepare for Peyton Manning and the unbeaten Denver Broncos on a short week.
Good luck, right?
Rivers, Novak lead Chargers to 19-9 victory over Colts
Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept Andrew Luck on the sideline most of the night, giving the Indianapolis Colts quarterback no chance at another comeback.
Luck, Pagano relish chance to perform on Monday Night Football
Andrew Luck remembers watching Monday Night Football while growing up in Europe and Texas. So does Chuck Pagano, who watched games as a youngster in Colorado.
Colts confirm Ahmad Bradshaw to have season-ending surgery
Ahmad Bradshaw’s season is over and his brief stop in Indy might be too.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said Tuesday that the running back will miss the rest of the season after opting for season-surgery on his injured neck. The former New York Giants star was injured two weeks ago during a game at San Francisco and had been debating whether to undergo surgery or see if he could recover with rest. Bradshaw has already been placed on the injured-reserve list.
Streak has Colts back on top in AFC South
The Indianapolis Colts found themselves in familiar National Football League territory Monday morning, although it took them awhile to get back there. For the first time since the end of the 2010 season, the Colts are in sole possession of first place in the AFC South.
Lotta grit, lotta Luck
Pagano profusive in his praise of how Colts come back from behind
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was asked Sunday to explain what is it that allows his team to continue its amazing runs of fourth-quarter comebacks.
Colts are ready to get physical
Staying with the process. That’s what the Indianapolis Colts (3-1) intend to do heading into Sunday’s marquee home field matchup with the undefeated Seattle Seahawks (1 p.m., Fox Sports, Lucas Oil Stadium).
Injuries mount, but Colts just keep playing
While injuries continue to pile up for the Indianapolis Colts, the team’s attitude remains pretty much the same. Just keep playing.
Colts, even while sluggish, way too good for Jacksonville in 34-point rout
The Indianapolis Colts got away with a sluggish start.
It certainly helped that they were playing one of the worst teams in the league.
Richardson excited to be working with Bradshaw
Just call it The Brotherhood.
That’s how Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson describes his relationship with teammate and fellow running back Ahmad Bradshaw.
Colts not dwelling on success
Time to move on. As much as fans and the media want to continue talking about Sunday’s impressive 27-7 road win over defending NFC champion San Francisco, the Indianapolis Colts — particularly head coach Chuck Pagano, quarterback Andrew Luck and several of the team’s veteran defensive players — know they can’t dwell on that success.
‘Signature win’: Colts overcome loss of six starters to beat defending NFC champion on road
How big was the Indianapolis Colts’ 27-7 road win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday? Considering the team’s injury issues, and coming off a tough home loss to Miami a week earlier, knocking off the defending NFC champions on the road was just what the coaching staff was looking for.
Luck outpoints Kaepernick, ruins former coach’s day
Jim Harbaugh’s former quarterback outplayed his current one, hands down on Sunday.
Pagano thrilled to add Richardson to Colts' offense
Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano are in agreement — acquiring former Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson in a much-ballyhooed trade Wednesday evening was the right move at the right time for the franchise.
Colts get Richardson from Browns
Trader Ryan has struck again. Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson – known for not being afraid to play ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ with other National Football League teams -- pulled another surprise out of his hat late Wednesday afternoon. Grigson traded the Colts' No. 1 draft pick in 2014 to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for former University of Alabama running back Trent Richardson.
Colts’ Allen out for year
In the wake of the Cinderella season that the Indianapolis Colts experienced last year, where everything seemingly went right on the field, perhaps what’s been happening to the team over the past few days shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise.
Colts seeking to close deal on offense
For the Indianapolis Colts’ offense through the first two weeks of the season, it’s been a tale of two halves.
Thomas’ injury adds to Colts woes
Oh those injuries.
Missed opportunities. That’s what kept the Indianapolis Colts from leaving Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday with a National Football League win.
From The Press Box: An avoidable loss
It couldn’t last forever.
Texas ties: Second-year QBs Luck, Tannehill battle for second year in NFL
A definite bond exists between Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.
First of all, both were first-round selections in last year’s National Football League draft. Luck was the first overall pick while Tannehill was the eighth overall player taken.
Colts lose running back Ballard to knee injury
With the news Friday that second-year running back Vick Ballard suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Thursday’s practice, the Indianapolis Colts will now be forced to depend on Ahmad Bradshaw, Donald Brown and rookie Kerwynn Williams for the foreseeable future.
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