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The spotlight continues to shine brightly on T.Y. Hilton.
The Indianapolis Colts rookie receiver/return man has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his impactful game against the Buffalo Bills.
Hilton, a third-round draft pick, gave the Colts a 7-0 first-quarter lead by returning a punt 75 yards for a touchdown. It was the Colts first TD with a punt return since T.J. Rushings 90-yarder at Oakland in 2007.
Thats what they brought me in for, Hilton said of his return skills. Ive got my swag back.
On the season, Hilton ranks No. 6 in the NFL with a 12.3 average on 19 punt returns. Source: Indianapolis Star Attached Thumbnails
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Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians could face tampering charges from the NFL for stating that he'd love to have Lions star Ndamukong Suh on his team.
Colts rookie nose tackle Josh Chapman will have to wait until next season to make his long-awaited NFL debut.
Chapman tweeted today the Colts have placed the fifth-round pick on injured reserve to let his surgically repaired left knee heal.
Chapman tweeted late this morning: Injured Reserve For the rest of the season now its just time to get this knee to a 100% so its Beast...
T.Y. Hilton caught three passes for 33 yards and a touchdown and returned a punt 75 yards for another touchdown in the Colts’ Week 12, 20-13 win over the Bills.Hilton accounted for both of Indianapolis’ trips to the end zone on Sunday. He took a punt 75 yards to the house in the first quarter then caught an eight-yard score from Andrew Luck in the fourth quarter, which ended...
Defensive tackle Fili Moala and nose tackle Josh Chapman officially had their 2012 seasons come to an end as the Indianapolis Colts placed both on injured reserve Tuesday. Defensive tackle Kellen Heard, who has played in 23 career NFL games, was signed. He appeared in eight games with the St. Louis Rams this season. Chapman was activated from...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer As the NFL game slows down for him, T.Y. Hilton is playing faster. As opponents pay more attention to Reggie Wayne, he is emerging as a key contributor. And as the smallest player on the Colts' roster, Hilton is making a huge impact.
The 5-foot-9, 183-pound rookie couldn't dream of a better way to start a...
Yes, I said it. The Indianapolis Colts are going to the playoffs. After last seasons disaster, and the agony of saying good bye to Peyton Manning, congratulations are in order.
Colts owner, Jim Irasy. Yep.
Tears were shed, and Jim Irsay, the Colts owner, was put between a rock and a hard place. Does he keep, arguably, the cities most beloved athlete who had just had neck surgery...
It probably wasn’t meant a recruiting pitch, but Bruce Arians of the Indianapolis Colts went a little too far while discussing the talents of Ndamukong Suh. Arians made comments about Suh that were in contrast to those made by Texans QB, Matt Schaub. Unlike Schaub, Arians doesn’t see Suh as a dirty player. He should [...]
The Indianapolis Colts have come to terms with DT Kellen Heard, per Mike Chappell.
The team placed Fili Moala on injured reserve earlier this afternoon and the move to sign Heard is likely a direct response to the formers injury.
Heard appeared in 8 games with the Rams this season and is a hefty nose tackle at 339 lbs, measuring in at 66″. He figures to be a two-gap tackle...
Rookie safety Delano Howell was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' active roster from the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills. Howell entered the league as an undrafted free agent from Stanford. He played in one game with the Bills and was waived, then re-signed, twice. Offensive guard Seth Olsen was cleared to return to practice, but remains on injured reserve. Olsen has...
Luck vs Stafford will undoubtedly provide entertainment
It’s no secret that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been as good as advertised so far in 2012. He’s turned a 2-14 ball club into a playoff contender, and has done it in style.
Luck has thrown for 3,205 yards and 13 touchdowns in his rookie campaign, leading the Colts to a 7-4 record.
If the season ended...
Last week: 9 (-3)
Net points per drive: -0.4 (23rd)
DVOA: -22.0% (28th)
Weighted DVOA: -22.1% (27th)
Tier 4: Young teams that could make the playoffs, but won’t do much once they get there
LT Anthony Castonzo: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 47 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 3 attempts
WR Reggie Wayne: Caught 8 passes for 102 yards on 14 attempts...
Colts interim coach Bruce Arians expects Chuck Pagano to take full control of the team when he returns -- even if that means making a coaching change in the playoffs.
"If he comes back, he'll be the head coach," Arians said when asked if Pagano would be making all of the game day decisions.
It's the most definitive answer the Colts (7-4) have given since Pagano...
Not much was expected of the Indianapolis Colts this season, but they're right in the AFC playoff hunt.
The Detroit Lions are well out of the NFC race after ending a lengthy postseason drought a year ago.
The Colts will go for their sixth victory in seven games on Sunday while the host Lions try to avoid a fourth straight loss.
While much was expected from No. 1 overall pick...
By now you’ve all heard the story; during Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Buffalo Bills, Colts cheerleaders had their heads shaved in honor of Coach Chuck Pagano, who is battling leukemia. It all started with a Twitter challenge from the Colts mascot, Blue, asking if one cheerleader got her head shaved if he could raise $10,000 for leukemia research. Cheerleader...
Indianapolis Colts (7-4) at Detroit Lions (4-7)
The Lions are in a bad spot and normally this is the type of team I like to stay away from. They are favorites after a loss as dogs and will next be dogs. Last week, they lost to the Texans and next week they have to go to Green Bay. That’s called a sandwich game. Teams tend to take it easy in the middle part of that 3 game stretch...