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This Given Sunday:
Chris Polian, son of former Colts GM Bill Polian, has officially been hired by the Jaguars as their new director of pro personnel. The hiring shouldn't be surprising, considering that David Caldwell worked for Bill Polian and Chris Polian in Indianapolis from 1998 to 2007 before moving to Atlanta. In Atlanta, Caldwell helped Chris Polian find employment, and now, Caldwell is helping again.
Chris Polian succeeded his father in Indianapolis as the Colts' general manager from 2009 to 2011 before both father and son were canned by Jim Irsay following a disastrous year without their star quarterback Peyton Manning.
While Bill Polian was instrumental in building the Colts' roster around Peyton Manning, his son Chris never really left much of a mark in terms of solid draft picks. It's largely because of shoddy drafts that the Colts fell to pieces without Peyton Manning.
Despite not making a name for himself with draft picks, Chris Polian has developed quite the ...
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Colts first-round draft pick Bjoern Werner says he learned about the NFL by playing the popular Madden football video game.
The Colts had a nice draft, with some solid players that could be impact players in the near future. 1st Round -- Bjoern Werner -- Defensive End / Outside Linebacker -- Florida StateA lot of people are saying that Werner will have a tough transition to stand up outside linebacker. Here's the thing, the guy is so athletic and so versatile that I bet you a switch would be quite...
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When Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay learned that Blue Crew Sports Grill was having financial troubles, he decided he would "float that rent fer a little bit."
One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left.
According to Colts.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Colts have signed 9 rookie free agents.
Boston College tackle Emmett Cleary
Temple kicker Brandon McManus
The path to the NFL is unpredictable, winding, and unique for every player -- no matter the position, no matter the school.
Take, for example, Bjoern Werner. His well-documented path began in Berlin, included a stop in Tallahassee, and ultimately ended in Indianapolis.
The former Seminole-turned-Colts defensive end was made the No. 24 overall pick in last week's Draft. But...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay can be a little crazy, but donating $75,000 to keep a local fan sports bar open is a solid move in our book.
For today's installment of Choose Your Quarterback, we'll pit Andrew Luck vs. Eli Manning the Nos. 9 and 10 signal-callers in my rankings of the 32 presumed starting quarterbacks.
(That countdown will be updated soon.)
Here's a week-by-week fantasy breakdown of Manning vs. Luck ... just in case you're torn on which quarterback offers better value in Round 3:
This week we found out that the Blue Crew Sports Grill on the north side of Indy was shutting down. It’s been a nice Colts themed restaurant and bar for 9 years, but unpaid debt was weighing heavy on owner Randy Collins. Evidently a $75,000 debt had lead to them closing their doors on Thursday.
Not so fast. Enter Colts owner Jim Irsay. Leave it to eccentric Irsay to bail out a...