Posted September 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Indianapolis has signed offensive tackle Bradley Sowell from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound rookie was signed by the Bucs as an undrafted free agent in April. He played in 49 college games at Mississippi and was a third-team All-SEC selection in 2010. Indy is trying to solidify the offensive line after it gave up three sacks in a season-opening 41-21 loss at Chicago. Andrew Luck, the No. 1 draft pick, also was knocked to the ground numerous other times Sunday. The Colts released two players from the active roster Monday to clear room for the addition of Sowell.

Mark Barron picked on in coverage

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie safety Mark Barron has the potential to be an elite player in this league, but one weakness he must improve upon is his coverage ability. Barron will be tested by Eli Manning this week Knowing Barron’s weakness, the Panthers targeted him in coverage seven times on Sunday, more than all but one safety in the league (D.J. Gomes, Redskins). Of the seven...

Colts Release OL Person and Shipley, Sign Trai Essex; More Moves to Come

The Colts continue with a trend with Ryan Grigson as GM: if he doesn't like something, he doesn't wait to do something about it.  After just one game into the season, Grigson has already decided that center A.Q. Shipley and tackle Mike Person are not worth roster spots on the Colts. Shipley made the roster as an effect of being the only backup center on the roster, but...

A.Q. Shipley Waived by Colts

  The guy can just not catch a break.  Former Rimington Award winner (nation’s top center) A.Q. Shipley was placed on waivers by the Colts earlier today. The move comes just one day Shipley made the active roster on game day for the first time in his three-year career. The Colts signed former Steeler Trai Essex in lieu of waiving him. It finally appeared as if he had...

LeGarrette Blount to get an MRI done Wednesday.

While meeting with the media today, Buccaneers’ general manager Mark Dominik said LeGarrette Blount will not attend practice and will undergo an MRI today on his neck and back.  Per the report on, Dominik also confirmed it is not concussion related. The team is covering all angles and taking every approach to make sure LeGarrette Blount is in fact OK. Kevin O...

Bucs have lingering questions after win

It was a swift and decisive run for daylight late Sunday afternoon, a moment worth noting in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ground game. And no, the breakaway run wasnt the 15-yard rumble by rookie first-round draft pick Doug Martin to help ice a 16-10 win over Carolina the final touch in a banner debut that cemented his position as starting tailback. The dash in question was executed...

Colts Authority Radio: Inside the Writer's Block OT 09/12/12

Join Kyle Rodriguez and Scott Kacsmar as they discuss Week One in the NFL, the first installation of comeback data in 2012, and quarterback's third down performance. Listen to internet radio with Colts Authority Radio on Blog Talk Radio Or follow along on your mobile device with Stitcher: The number to call in is (619) 996-1632 Notes on how to call in...

Indianapolis Colts: 2012 Week 2 Power Rankings (#20)

Last week: 18 (-2) Record: 0-1 No shame in losing to the Bears, who might be the best team in football. I had the Colts and Bears both as underrated teams going into the season and now I think the Colts might be even more underrated after a big loss to an underrated opponent. Seriously, how the hell is this team home dogs for the Vikings? How is any team home dogs for the Vikings...

Buccaneers off to solid start under coach Schiano

Updates. With AP Photos. By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer New coach Greg Schiano convinced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that the sooner they adopted his way of doing things, the sooner they'd win. It didn't take long for a quick return on his promise. ''Change is never easy, but once everybody adjusted to the change and actually dove in and bought in to what he was...

Indianapolis Colts Sign Super Bowl Winning Offensive Lineman

  Bruce Arians and Trai Essex won two Super Bowls together in Pittsburgh. Now Arians hopes the veteran offensive lineman can bring his versatility to Indianapolis and help plug some holes there that threaten the safety of his star quarterback. Essex was signed on Monday after head coach Chuck Pagano revealed it would be at least another week before starting guard Joe Reitz would...

Colts WRs Collie, Hilton cleared for Vikings game

Wide receiver Austin Collie was cleared to return from a concussion, his third diagnosed in the NFL, and could be active for Sunday's game against the Vikings. Collie and T.Y. Hilton, a rookie receiver listed behind Reggie Wayne at wide receiver, were able to practice. Hilton injured his shoulder in the preseason and didn't play Week 1. Collie hasn't played since...

Luck hopes to improve on poor debut

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Andrew Luck had the type of first regular-season NFL game that many rookie quarterbacks have endured of the years; too many mistakes, too many turnovers contributing to a loss.Luck wasn't expected to be just any rookie starter though. Luck was supposed to be the sure-fire, once-in-a-generation talent that would transcend the position. He was considered the...

Colts' Pagano: Collie cleared to play

Colts receiver Austin Collie will practice this week and could make his first regular-season appearance Sunday against Minnesota.

Bears vs. Colts post-game quotes

Bear Report offers all the quotes from Chicago's players and coaches following the club's 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the regular season opener.
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