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Lions present many challenges for Colts
Finding a way to stop, or at least slow down, the Detroit Lions’ fast-paced offense is the primary goal of Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky.
Wild card looking mighty doable right now: Colts improve to 7-4 with win
Don't look now, but the upstart Indianapolis Colts have jumped to the front
of class when it comes to securing one of the two available wild-card berths
in the upcoming AFC playoffs.
‘Resilient’ label fits Colts
If there is a word that best describes the 2012 Indianapolis Colts, it just might be “resilient.”
Do-or-die Bills next for Colts
Indianapolis Colts interim coach/offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is quite aware that the Buffalo Bills are coming into Sunday’s game at Lucas Oil Stadium (1 p.m. kickoff, CBS Sports) facing a do-or-die situation in regard to the postseason.
How will the Colts rebound vs. the Bills?
The big question for the Indianapolis Colts as they prepare for Sunday's home game with Buffalo is a pretty simple one.
Colts healthy entering key road game
If all goes well during today’s short walk-through practice, it appears the Indianapolis Colts will be in pretty good health heading into Sunday’s nationally televised (4:25 p.m., CBS Sports) road game with the New England Patriots.
Colts, Patriots renew rivalry for 10th straight year
Once again, Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., it’s the Indianapolis Colts playing the New England Patriots.
Times have changed
A lot has changed for the Indianapolis Colts since a 22-17 home loss to Jacksonville on Sept. 23.
For starters, that’s the only game the 1-7 Jaguars have won this season. Indianapolis, meanwhile, has posted wins in four of its last five games and is rolling along with a 5-3 record.
Many Colts point to that loss in the third week of the season. Indianapolis led 14-3 at the half and were ahead 14-13 after three quarters of play.
In fact, the Colts led 17-16 with 0:45 remaining in the game. That’s when Jacksonville quarterback Blaine Gabbert connected with speedy wide receiver Cecil Shorts III on an 80-yard pass play that resulted in the final margin of victory.
Colts not carried away with success
The Indianapolis Colts have surprised many fans and media around the NFL by getting off to a 4-3 start this season.
Not pretty, but Colts take win
Strictly from an aesthetic point of view, the Indianapolis Colts’ 17-13 National Football League win over the Cleveland Browns wasn’t very attractive.
Browns rusher has taken criticism from Hall of Famer to heart
Trent Richardson has a point to prove.
Colts wish linebackers could play more at same time
If the Indianapolis Colts could get both of their starting outside linebackers — Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis — on the field together for more than four quarters this season, it would be interesting to see how quickly the team’s defensive unit could continue its development.
Pagano gives Colts 4 days off
With a bye this weekend, the Indianapolis Colts went through a short week of practice before taking a long four-day weekend.
Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano put the Colts through workouts Tuesday and Wednesday before allowing the team to scatter across the country.
Players are due back Sunday evening as Pagano and his coaching staff hope to hit the ground running heading into Indianapolis’ Oct. 7 home game with Green Bay.
Tentative agreement reached on NFL referees' contract
The NFL and the referees’ union reached a tentative contract agreement at midnight today, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.
“Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night” for the Cleveland-Baltimore game, Commissioner Roger Goodell said after a day of marathon negotiations.
With Goodell at the table, the sides concluded two days of talks with the announcement of a tentative eight-year deal, which must be ratified by 51 percent of the union’s 121 members. They plan to vote Friday.
Colts receiver Collie will miss season with knee injury
Indianapolis Colts receiver Austin Collie will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee.
Wide receiver Avery starting to feel at home with Colts
Count Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians as two of Donnie Avery’s biggest supporters.
The Colts’ wide receiver, who has struggled with knee issues the last two seasons after being the first receiver selected in the 2008 NFL draft, opened a lot of eyes in last Sunday’s 23-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Avery hauled in nine passes for 111 yards in the victory, his first big performance since joining the team as an unrestricted free agent last March.
NFL teams that could use Usain Bolt
Hey, Usain Bolt! You want to play in the NFL?
Perfect Luck. Well, almost.
Colts rookies filling big shoes at tight end
It’s probably safe to say that the Indianapolis Colts have been blessed with some pretty good tight ends over the 59-year history of the franchise.
Baltimore still gives to Colts
First there was the Tampa Two. Now, when it comes to the future of the Indianapolis Colts defense, there’s the Baltimore Three.
COLTS CAMP: Safety not among Indy’s weak spots
Despite a laundry list of questions concerning the Indianapolis Colts defense heading into the 2012 National Football League season, it appears as if coach Chuck Pagano’s team may have the makings of a pretty good tandem at safety.
Mathis, Freeney must anchor unrecognizable defense
Robert Mathis enjoys the idea of being called an outside linebacker who can still rush the quarterback. Dwight Freeney, on the other hand, would rather be referred to as a pass rushing defensiveend who will drop back in pass coverage on occasion.
Dungy likes what he sees: Former Indianapolis coach gives Colts thumbs up
Former coach Tony Dungy put his stamp of approval on the rebuilding Indianapolis Colts on Sunday afternoon.
New-look Colts hope for old-style results
Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis and Reggie Wayne feel young again.
Four years to try Luck
With the start of training camp one week away — players are due to report July 28 at Anderson University — the Indianapolis Colts signed rookie quarterback Andrew Luck to a four-year contract Thursday afternoon.
Indianapolis to make bid for 2018 Super Bowl
This year’s Super Bowl was such a success in Indianapolis that the city will try to bring it back.
Weatherford committed to Terre Haute
Athletes and non-athletes alike don’t always automatically fall in love with their hometowns. Very often, people fall out of love with them.
HUGHES NEWS & VIEWS: Colts? Broncos? Maybe there’s more than enough room for both
I’ve got a longtime buddy who I’m fairly sure rarely, if ever, reads this column.
Report: Larry Bird leaving Indiana Pacers
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Larry Bird is leaving the Indiana Pacers.
The newspaper reported the move today, citing an unidentified person with direct knowledge of the situation, and said Bird was meeting with team owner Herb Simon.
Down 3-1, Thunder vow to keep fighting
Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, history says the Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t coming back.
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