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Interim Indianapolis Colts head coach Bruce Arians can relate to his friend Chuck Pagano.
Five years ago, it was Arians who received some bad news from his doctor. He had prostate cancer. He successfully battled it of course, but it really hit home when he received the news from Pagano during the team's bye week.
"He had missed Thursday in the office, so I said, 'Where'd you guys go? Did you have a good time?'" Arians told Sam Farmer of Los Angeles Times. "And he said, 'Well, I went to the doctor.' I said, 'Yeah, how'd that go?' He said, 'I'm still in the hospital. I've got leukemia.' I was like, 'What do you mean, you've got leukemia?'
"Floored me, just floored me." Then Pagano gave his the other news - you're taking over.
For Arians, this season is filled with much purpose, and he's done a commendable job. The Colts sit at 9-4, 2nd in the AFC South, with a shot at the playoffs....
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The Indianapolis Colts enter into their week 14 matchup against the rival Houston Texans with two things no one expected at the start of the season: a winning record, and a chance to win the AFC South title.
Of course, the biggest obstacle in that second pursuit are the Texans themselves. Houston enters this week with an 11-2 record following an embarrassing loss to New England at...
The Colts are headed to the playoffs this season and it's due to their MVP caliber QB, Andrew Luck.
With only three weeks left in the season it's time to teams to step-up and secure a playoff spot or start looking forward to next season.
After a rough couple weeks I'm sitting at 132-76, I need to step it up.
Here's a quick look at this weeks games.
The Indianapolis Colts will be without a pair of offensive
lineman, Samson Satele and Winston Justice, this weekend, while they are
expected to have wide receiver Donnie Avery and tight end Coby Fleener when
they take on the Houston Texans.
Zbikowski, Satele, Conner and Justice will not make the trip. AQ Shipley and Jeff Linkenbach will start on the line.
— Phil Richards ...
I got a lot of sh*t to carry around Juan…
Reggie Wayne was caught by a female fan and caught carrying around a Gucci bag…how do I know it’s a Gucci? Well, my lady was sitting next to me when I wrote this. I won’t say anything against Reggie, since my dude be balling this season.
Drunk Crashes Reggie’s Car
AP And Marshall Exchange Jerseys
Week 15 and a matchup against the long-time-anxiety-causing Indianapolis Colts looms. The Colts don’t have the same ability to strike fear in the hearts of Texans these days like they did with Peyton in charge. But the Texans haven’t faced the Andrew Luck-led Colts yet. While not a lot is frightening on paper about the 2012 Colts versus the 2012 Texans, this team has troubling...
Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians mentioned that RB Vick Ballard will in fact handle the majority of the team’s carries against the Houston Texans this weekend.
“As long as he can stay in there he’ll stay in there and when he needs to tap out, Mewelde will go in,” Arians said, via the Indianapolis Star.
The Colts were forced to sign two free agent running backs (Mewelde...
Written By Clifford Santa Monica, If Andrew Luck has an accurate arm with 18 interceptions (and three games remaining in the season), what adjective would you use to describe Robert Griffin’s arm who’s only thrown four? Who’s the best rookie qb in the NFL this year? I’m with Don Shula on this one. To me, it’s RG111 because of his rare combination of brains, poise, arm...
Last week: 12 (+0)
Net points per drive: -0.30 (22nd)
DVOA: -20.1% (28th)
Weighted DVOA: -19.0% (26th)
This is a team that is not nearly as good as their record, but record is all that will matter when the season ends and the playoffs start. They have 9 wins right now and an easy game against the Chiefs to give them 10. In fact, in the AFC, 9 would probably get them a...
Indianapolis Colts (9-4) at Houston Texans (11-2)
The Texans were calling last week’s game in New England their biggest game in franchise history and rightfully so. This is a very young franchise that has played just 2 playoff games in its history and going to New England as an 11-1 #1 seed in week 14 on Monday Night Football is almost as big as it gets. The Texans got destroyed...
The Indianapolis Colts will be without two starters on the offensive line Sunday against the Houston Texans. Injured center Samson Satele (ankle) and right tackle Winston Justice (biceps) will not travel with the team to Houston, according to the Indianapolis Star. Center A.Q. Shipley and tackle Jeff Linkenbach will start instead. Running back Delone Carter (ankle), linebacker...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. Stands for Colts-Big Test on some digests. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Indianapolis is 9-4 and is on the verge of making the playoffs.
Andrew Luck has won more games than any No. 1 overall draft pick since the 1970 merger, and Bruce Arians is within one victory of the highest total by an NFL interim coach in more than half...
A win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday would clinch a second straight AFC South title for the playoff-bound Houston Texans. A loss makes the division race much more interesting.
The Texans look to bounce back from a blowout loss and prevent the surging Colts from securing a playoff berth as these teams meet in Houston for the first of two meetings over the final three weeks...