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There’s a narrative many places on the internet (I won’t say where), that would have you believe that Bill Polian was a horrible general manager and even worse human being. Well, I am not of this particular persuasion. I think Bill Polian was an all-time great executive, as evidenced by his 6 Executive of the Year honors, and a great team builder. I also believe that he was in no small part responsible for putting together a team that set an NFL record for most wins in a decade. He drafted Hall of Fame players and hired a Hall of Fame coach. His prickly demeanor and paranoid need for organizational secrecy aside, we owe him a lot as Colts’ fans.
What I also believe is that Bill Polian put the Colts in a tough situation when he chose to promote his own progeny, and a man with clear lack of top level executive experience, Chris Polian, to assume general manager duties of a billion dollar business, a move that smacked heavily of nepotism and left many Colts fans fuming after seve...
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Jim RacaltoWhat the Indianapolis Colts and rookie phenom QB Andrew Luck have achieved so far in 2012 can already be deemed a success somewhat. Not many analysts picked the Colts to win five games or even be very competitive, given their shaky personnel on defense, a rookie quarterback, and Head Coach Chuck Pagano being diagnosed with leukemia and being sidelined. Colts players Matt...
The Indianapolis Colts closed out the first half of their 2012 season with a 23-20 win over the Miami Dolphins. The win moved their record to a remarkable 5-3 and gave them the inside track for an AFC Wild Card. With half the season in the books it's time for the Colts to receive their midterm report card. I'll be handing out grades for each unit, each individual starter...
The Colts are in the playoff hunt after three straight wins, and with a favorable schedule the rest of the way, have a decent chance at a one year successful rebuild.
The win comes on the shoulders of the entire team, but some players certainly had better games than others. But which ones had the better games? Which ones fell off the horse? We'll look at three players on offense...
On scenic West 56st St in Indianapolis, the Colts spoke with the media Monday as they prepared for their Thursday night showdown with division rival Jacksonville. Bruce Arians and the players discussed Chuck Pagano, the offensive line, the upcoming matchup and more. Quotes and information are provided courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.
Andrew Luck is his own harshest critic.
One day after breaking Cam Newton's single-game record for yards passing, the rookie quarterback gave himself a midterm grade of C - even though this has been no average season.
Luck has already won five games, two more than Peyton Manning did in his first NFL season. He's on pace to shatter the NFL single season rookie records for...
The Indianapolis Colts are going to great lengths to support their ailing coach Chuck Pagano.
In a show of support, a group of about a dozen players shaved their heads after Tuesday's practice. Pagano lost his hair while undergoing treatment for leukemia.
Director of player engagement David Thornton had a barber in the locker room following Tuesday's practice and about...
Cory Redding isn’t new to Chuck Pagano, he played for him in Baltimore. So, he knows first hand who Pagano is, and what he means to the Indianapolis Colts. Pagano is under going cancer treatment, but his spirit has shown the fight in him, and now the Colts are showing the same fire. At 5-3, the Colts are the surprise team of 2012, and according to Redding, Pagano is the reason...
Quarterback Andrew Luck has become the latest member of the Indianapolis Colts to shave his head in support of coach Chuck Pagano, who is undergoing treatments for leukemia, a team official told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Nearly 25 Colts players have shaved their heads, including punter Pat McAfee, defensive lineman Cory Redding, kicker Adam Vinatieri, safety Antoine...
ST. LOUIS - There are lessons in a split. Peyton Mannings strong start with the Denver Broncos and Andrew Lucks rise in his rookie season with the Indianapolis Colts have proven this: A breakup can produce benefits for all involved sooner than expected.
Week 9 offered further signs that Manning and Luck have evolved in their new roles. Manning, dumped in Indianapolis after 14 seasons...
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It's impossible not to respect Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, his battle with leukemia and his team rallying around him.
Pagano was diagnosed a little over a month ago and has been undergoing a heavy dose of chemotherapy while on leave from his job.
And the good news, Monday his doctors told him the...
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is currently battling leukemia. He is of course on indefinite leave from the team to take care of his health and deal with something so much larger than NFL football. He took a break from his chemotherapy to address his team postgame.
They just beat the Miami Dolphins. #Chuckstrong!
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A lot has changed for the Indianapolis Colts since a 22-17 home-field loss to Jacksonville on Sept. 23. That's the only game the Jaguars have won this season and they are 1-7 on the year. 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 to Jacksonville in the third week of the season...
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Beginning to emerge from the large shadow cast by Robert Griffin III, dynamic quarterback Andrew Luck delivered a record-setting performance while leading the Colts to a 23-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins yesterday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. … Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano coaching on the sidelines against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium. Jacksonville defeats Indianapolis 22-17. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE9/23/2012 2:36:25 PM
Regardless of which NFL you affiliate yourself, a cancer recovery by anyone in the NFL family is a blissful tale.