Found August 19, 2012 on
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It isn't often that Cris Collinsworth says something positive about the Colts. It's even more rare (possibly the first) time I've quoted him without being snarky. Nonetheless Mike Chappell caught Collinsworth at a bit of a loss after seeing the Colts at Anderson before they wrapped up camp:
Cris Collinsworth is well schooled on the NFL as an NBC analyst, and he was shocked by the Colts' 38-3 dismantling of the St. Louis Rams.
"You don't go new head coach, new GM (general manager), new offensive coordinator, new defensive coordinator, new quarterback and look like that in your first preseason game. You just don't," he said.
Collinsworth was on the practice field for a midweek Colts workout at Anderson University, making mental notes in preparation for tonight's nationally-televised game in Pittsburgh.
"It startled me, it really did," he said. "And so did Luck. Everybody knew he was going to be good, but he understood some thing...
BEST OF MAXIM
Andrew Luck has a name that is also a noun. Worse still, it is a name that is also a noun that people correlate to football and lends itself easily to puns. Easy puns, of course, are the forte of a lazy journalist writing headlines. So here you go, a punny headline for every week of the season.
Week 1: With a little Luck… Colts win (Bearly)
Week 2: Luck-y late, Colts ride late...
Coach Chuck Pagano broke the 2012 Colts camp with a solid feeling according to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star:
Said Pagano: “It was a great way to end. We’ve got a foundation that was built on rock, not sand.”
Those are heady words for a rookie head coach with a rookie QB rebuilding a team that went 2-14 last year. If true then owner Jim Irsay's gamble will have...
I’m next to step up Juan…
Andrew Luck already has the look of a veteran and will be a staple in Indianapolis for the next decade or so. He has already showed poise in his first NFL action and if things go they way I expect, there will be a ton of passing in Indy this season.
Austin Collie suffered what looks to be another in a long line of concussions, which not only threatens...
Yes, I realize that Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck has only appeared in two games. Yes, he has only played a few quarters of two preseason game. That being said, Andrew Luck is as advertised and barring a major injury, he is going to be a monster talent in the NFL during his career.
In his first career start last week, Luck posted a 142.7 passer rating after tossing two scores...
The Indianapolis Colts were dealt some bad news on Sunday night, as wide receiver Austin Collie left with what is being called concussion like symptoms.
Collie suffered three concussions in 2010 and was limited to just nine games. Four concussions in the last three years could be a serious issue for the former BYU star.
This is unfortunate news for Collie owners, as he has looked...
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck needed just one game to make Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a believer.
Tomlin says the top pick in April's NFL draft played like a veteran in a 38-3 win over St. Louis in last week's preseason opener. Luck completed 10 of 16 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns, looking very much like the franchise player the Colts were...
I don’t like to tell athletes they should retire. I wouldn’t want anyone telling me when to quit doing what I love to do, but with Collie it is more about his health than anything else.
He is so sensitive to concussions, is it really worth it to keep playing?
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie left Sunday night’s 26-24 loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the...
According to NFL.com an eBay shopper bought a drawing that Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck put together for $1,500.
"In May, a collectibles company presented index cards to a group of high-profile NFL rookies and asked them to draw whatever they liked.
"It was an exercise straight out of a southern California private school where there are no grades, only...
According to Phillip B Wilson of the Indy Star, Colts head coach Chuck Pagano confirmed that wide receiver Austin Collie did suffer a concussion during Sunday night’s preseason game against the Steelers.
#Colts‘ Pagano: WR Austin Collie did suffer concussion. He felt good today. Listed day-to-day.
— Phillip B Wilson (@pwilson24) August 20, 2012
This is the fourth concussion...
Reggie Wayne is coming off of his worst season (75 catches for 960 yards) since the 2003-2004 season, and his average draft position reflects pessimism in his ability to bounce back. But why?
He moves from an unsettled QB situation to a potential franchise signal caller in Andrew Luck, making a repeat of his 2012 stat line the worst case scenario. That stat line is is just shy of...
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Despite throwing two interceptions, surefire Indianapolis Colts superstar Andre Luck again played well last night in a 24 to 26 loss to the Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 6-foot-4, 234 pound Luck, who the Colts took first … Continue reading →
It'll be Dick LeBeau vs. Bruce Arians tonight when the Steelers play the Indianapolis Colts in a preseason game at Heinz Field. LeBeau talked to Jim Wexell during a lull in practice Thursday as LeBeau was preparing for his 53rd NFL season.
I’m smiling down from up above Juan…
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