Found June 14, 2012 on The Extra Point:
Coby Fleener was the second pick in the second round, and the second choice of the Indianapolis Colts. The choice was easy for Ryan Grigson. Finding the proper mix of positional need, positional value, and draft value is what General Managers aim for.   Finding that unique mix, combined with the opportunity to create familiarity [...]

7,500 fans greet the new era Colts

This offseason has been filled with less-than-positive news for the Indianapolis Colts but don't tell fans that. 7,500 fans rolled into Lucas Oil Stadium today to get a glance at rookie Andrew Luck and this new team: The Colts took the field to loud cheers from those in attendance and even for a 10-year veteran like linebacker Robert Mathis, running out of the tunnel still gave...

Things Semi-Confirmed By Mini-Camp

Yesterday, the Colts held a fan-available practice at Lucas Oil Stadium, where about 7,500 fans came to watch Andrew Luck and the 2012 Colts for the first time.  With the abundance of eyes watching the practice, we got a few more things confirmed that may or may not have been assumed by Colts fans previous to Wednesday. Of course, as the headline states, these really are only semi...

Reggie Wayne not sure if Andrew Luck can “throw a pro football”

Getty Images Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck was finally able to join his teammates on the field this week after missing OTA’s while he finished up his classes at Stanford. Colts receiver Reggie Wayne indicated that it wasn’t the best thing for Luck to miss OTA’s. “Not ideal,”said Wayne. “You’d like to have had some time to get out there with him and...

Indianapolis Colts open practice shows plenty of promise

The Indianapolis Colts open practice at Lucas Oil Stadium gave fans an opportunity to get their first look at the "new era" Colts. With the Colts entering only their second day of work under new head coach Chuck Pagano and more newcomers on the roster than returning players, expectations here were that there would be plenty of "growing pains" on display for...

QB Andrew Luck impressive early on for Indianapolis Colts

Rookie QB Andrew Luck has finally been able to join his new team and has looked impressive on the field early on for the Indianapolis Colts. NFL rules did not allow Luck to attend any Colts offseason activities until he complete school in Stanford. Despite his absence. Luck was drawing rave reviews from teammates and coaches alike. Rookie head coach Chuck Pagano called Luck, “off...

Pagano shaping a different kind of team

Paul Kuharsky writes today that this new era might also be a bit more fun for veterans: Veteran safety Antoine Bethea characterized things as looser -- which I take as a telling word. Manning and Bill Polian weren’t especially big on looseness. It was a disciplined, serious atmosphere, and that was typically effective for the franchise. Last year as things crumbled with Manning...

Colts Authority Radio Open Thread 6/13/2012

Colts Authority Radio returns from vacation to discuss the latest news and notes from the Colts 2012 off-season! Join Greg Cowan, Laura Calaway, and Rohan Bhasin for unmatched fun, excitement, and shenanigans! Listen to internet radio with Check it to Pancakes Colts on Blog Talk Radio The number to call in is (619) 996-1632 Notes on how to call in with Skype...

Morning Huddle - unbridled optimism in Indianapolis

If Andrew Luck's receivers can get this kind of separation, he'll have a long, prosperous career in Indianapolis. Colts players and fans are having no trouble moving on from the Peyton Manning era. Reviews are flying in that rookie quarterback Andrew Luck is a huge success. I don't have a problem with optimism, but Colts fans and players do need to realize their quarterback...

Some Colts fans get 1st look at Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck is getting his first real taste of Colts football and the transition from Peyton Manning. Roughly 10,000 fans showed up for Wednesday's workout at Lucas Oil Stadium, most coming to see exactly what they have in Manning's replacement. The latest workout left some fans impressed. One calls Luck the ''real deal'' while another says he's '...

Luck getting to know his receivers

When Peyton Manning entered the league he had Marvin Harrison on which to rely and not much else. In many ways, Andrew Luck's first year will be much more target-rich. He's taking notice early by getting on the same page as Austin Collie and Reggie Wayne: Luck said he’ll rely on veteran teammates such as Collie and Wayne, and 13 of his 25 completions in the afternoon session...

Notes on the Minicamp Open Practice

Sorry for the lack of art to this post, but here are my hastily assembled notes on the minicamp practice held at Lucas Oil Stadium yesterday. The Colts had still-unsold seats marked for potential purchase. While there were a few scattered down low, almost all of them were unsurprisingly located in the upper-bowl near the top in the corner. They aren't really bad seats and...
Colts News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.