Posted October 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Though Andrew Luck has shown flashes of brilliance in his first season, he knows he needs to be more consistent from week to week. Brandon Weeden's rookie year has been marked by growing pains, but the fellow first-round pick helped his team to its first win with an impressive effort last weekend. Luck looks to regroup from what may have been his worst game, while Weeden tries to take another step in the right direction as the Indianapolis Colts host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. After leading the Colts (2-3) to a thrilling 30-27 come-from-behind win over Green Bay in Week 5, Luck's lack of experience was on display last Sunday in a 35-9 loss to the New York Jets. He went 22 of 44 for 280 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions, also losing a fumble. Indianapolis is 0-3 when Luck completes less than 52 percent of his passes. "I think it's imperative to be critical of yourself to realize when the blame is on you and figure out why I made the mistake and...

Luck not Above Growing Pains

No quarterback has come into the NFL with greater expectations than Andrew Luck. Colts Authority writer Todd Smith is so sure of his successful NFL future that he has set in motion a plan to follow every single snap of the Colts rookie signal caller, providing the most in-depth statistical breakdown of a quarterback's career ever put together. It is the attention he is receiving...

Indianapolis Colts: Looking for luck in Waynes world

There was never a question about whose team this was, but you still need a little Luck. With Reggie Wayne off to one of the hottest starts of his career, it’s Andrew Luck who is the top benefactor of the Wayne experience. The rookie QB out of Stanford has enjoyed three 300+ yard games this season, which is only five games young, due to the consistency of Reggie. Coming into the...

NFL Week 6: New York vs Indianapolis Recap

NEW YORK (35) d INDIANAPOLIS (9) The Headline: Luck comes crashing back to earth as the Jets defense steps up The Story: What to do when your team looks like it is in total disarray and the season is teetering on the edge of a cliff about to completely collapse? What about when your starting quarterback and his backup both are struggling to look like competent players on a pop warner...

Mr. Irrelevant cut by Colts

The Indianapolis Colts needed to cut someone so they could sign tight end Weslye Saunders. Chandler Harnish was the victim. Harnish was drafted by the Colts with the final pick of the 2012 draft.The final pick of the draft gets dubbed the name Mr. Irrelevant and Harnish would certainly be considered that when you factor in the Colts also made the first pick of the draft, Andrew Luck...

Paul Ryan mistakens Colt McCoy for Brandon Weeden

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan visited the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday and mistakenly thought back up quarterback Colt McCoy was Brandon Weeden.While addressing players, Ryan praised Weeden, whom he recalled watching play for Oklahoma State, according to a pool report.The only problem: The Wisconsin congressman was pointing to McCoy.Ryan pleaded for mercy when he realized...

WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-19 – Craig and Rick preview Browns vs. Colts

Rick is back once again. Only about 25 minutes this time, so you can bite it off quickly as you head into the weekend. We preview the Browns vs. Colts matchup. Have Browns fans gotten to high on the team after just one win? The Colts are banged up, but so are the Browns. Brandon Weeden gets his first crack in a dome. Update on the gentlemen’s bet that Rick and Craig placed on...

Vice President Candidate Paul Ryan Mistakes Colt McCoy for Brandon Weeden

It’s not often you get a chance to meet a guy who has a chance to be vice president. However the Cleveland Browns were visited by vice presidential candidate Matt Ryan and life long fan Condeleezza Rice at practice after the former finished a speech at Baldwin Wallace college. But while at practice in effort to flex his sports knowledge, called Colt McCoy Brandon Weeden, expressing...

Fantasy football start em sit em week 7

Welcome to week 7 of the NFL season, or as we like to say in fantasy land, pure hell! Yes, for some unknown reason, or perhaps for one big joke, the NFL has decided to play with our minds and put a whopping 6 teams on a bye.

Paul Ryan fumbles on QB's names

On a visit to the Cleveland Browns, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan fumbled. Ryan stopped by the team's complex with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice - a lifelong Cleveland fan - as the Browns were beginning practice Wednesday. While addressing the huddled players, Ryan confused Browns backup quarterback Colt McCoy for starter Brandon Weeden. As Ryan spoke,...

First and Ten - How to follow up after a win

1) Well it didnt take long. It was about 12:30 or so on Monday that the first one of those questions came in, this time via Twitter. Its a fair question. Any question is fair, really. But its fair because its a fan question and fans never give up hope, which is what makes them fans. This one read: do you not agree that browns are in it 2 games behind everyone and 10 left. No sure...

Josh Gordon up for NFL Rookie of the Week

Josh Gordon has had a pretty tremendous couple of weeks via big plays. His 71-yard TD reception from Brandon Weeden was apparently enough to get him on the ballot for NFL Rookie of the Week Honors. Here are the other candidates. It will be a tough road for Gordon to win unless Browns fans get after it. (Click here to vote.) [ Related:Jimmy Haslam era off to a perfect (P.R.) start]

Eyes in the Backfield-Browns

12 Things to Watch in Sunday's Colts-Browns Game With this guy at quarterback, I almost want to root for the Browns. Last week, the Colts' chance to establish themselves as a playoff contender went by the boards in an epic beat down. Now, one of their best hopes for a win all season sloughs its way into Lucas Oil Stadium. Here's what to watch for. 1. Watch for the...
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