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Unlike the first two teams report cards in the AFC South, the next two teams had quite different seasons. From go almost everyone had the Houston Texans pegged to repeat as division winners. But what not even the biggest optimist in Indianapolis predicted was that the Colts would end up finishing only one game behind Houston in the final standings. In a season that was all about change in making the transition from Peyton Manning to Andrew Luck, the year got off to a bumpy start when it was learned that new head coach Chuck Pagano would have to take a leave of absence due to cancer treatment. What happened next was the kind of sports story you only see in the movies. Let’s take a look at the grades for the 2012 Colts now. Offense When you have a guy like Peyton Manning under center for thirteen years, the sight of anyone new in that spot is simply foreign. But when it is the highest rated quarterback prospect since John Elway, it’s a little easier to digest. What Andrew Luck was ab...

A Colts dream of 2013 NFL Free Agency

Now that the 2012-13 season is over for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, it’s now time to look into next year and the free agent pool.  Let’s say, for giggles, the Colts were willing to spend serious dollars on a big name free agent. Let’s play a game called, “What if”. What if the Colts wanted a big time receiver to compliment Reggie Wayne?  I think we all saw...

Indianapolis Colts 2013 Needs

The Colts did an amazing job going from 2 wins in 2011 to 11 in 2012, the 2nd biggest turnaround in NFL history. Even more impressive, they did it in the face of, as Chuck Pagano would call it, “circumstances,” as Head Coach Pagano had to leave 3 games into the season after being diagnosed with leukemia. “ChuckStrong” became a rallying cry for this team, which went 9-3 in...

Indianapolis Colts 2013 NFL Team Needs

Team needs and impending free agents for the Indianapolis Colts.

Colts promote assistant offensive line coach

The Indianapolis Colts have promoted Joe Gilbert to offensive line coach. He spent last season as Indy's assistant offensive line coach. Gilbert replaces Harold Goodwin, who was hired by Bruce Arians as Arizona's new offensive coordinator on Monday. Goodwin was Indy's offensive line coach last season when Arians was calling plays as the Colts' offensive coordinator...

Colts' Luck added to AFC's Pro Bowl roster

Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning will get a chance to be teammates after all - at Sunday's Pro Bowl. Luck earned his way to the game when New England's Tom Brady pulled out with an undisclosed injury. He'll be joined by teammates Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis in Hawaii and Manning, the quarterback who preceded Luck in Indy. Luck was the No. 1 overall pick in April&...

Andrew Luck Takes Tom Brady’s Place on AFC Pro Bowl Roster

Indianapolis Colts star rookie quarterback Andrew Luck has been selected to play in the 2013 Pro Bowl on Sunday in place of Tom Brady, who is out with an injury, the team announced on Monday. Though the nature of Brady’s injury is unknown at the moment, it’s safe to say that had the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Brady wouldn’t be sitting on the sidelines...

Colts’ Andrew Luck Replaces Patriots’ Tom Brady in Pro Bowl

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will replace New England Patriots veteran Tom Brady in the 2013 Pro Bowl, the team has announced. Brady has bowed out of the NFL All-Star game once again, this time due to an undisclosed injury. After being selected first overall in last spring’s NFL Draft by Indianapolis, Luck led the Colts to an 11-5 record and playoff appearance...

Andrew Luck, Colts welcome a familiar change to the offensive philosophy

With Bruce Arians leaving to take the head coaching position for the Arizona Cardinals the Colts have brought in Stanford offensive coordinator, Pep Hamilton, to fill the open OC spot. Obviously, Hamilton comes in bringing past experience running his own version of a West Coast style offense that he ran with Andrew Luck during his [...]The post Andrew Luck, Colts welcome a familiar...

Colts replace Arians with Luck's former coordinator

The Indianapolis Colts hired Pep Hamilton as their new offensive coordinator, and he will be reunited with quarterback Andrew Luck and tight end Coby Fleener. Hamilton, whose official title for Stanford was "Andrew Luck Director of Offense," succeeds Bruce Arians, who accepted the Arizona Cardinals' head-coaching job Thursday. After one season as Stanford's...

Stanford’s Pep Hamilton leaving to become Colts OC

There’s a Stanford reunion taking place in Indianapolis. Pep Hamilton will be rejoining his former football pupils Andrew Luck and Coby Fleener on the Colts, who named the Stanford OC to the same position on Friday. Parks and Rec star Jim Irsay hinted about the hiring earlier in the day on Twitter: COLTS O. could have some pep to it this fall. — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) January...
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