Found December 11, 2011 on
The drama was gone by the first drive of the game, not that anyone expected the Indianapolis Colts to be competitive Sunday in Baltimore. Another loss, another miserable performance, and the countdown to imperfection still ticks away.
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Charlie Casserly thinks Peyton Manning will likely be a Colt next year based on his progress. If he's right then the Colts are doing a terrific job of driving up the value of the #1 overall pick:
CBS Sports Charley Casserly reported on Sunday that Manning's rehab is progressing, the Colts could potentially seek an extension on the deadline for that expensive option, and...
Colts fans could have the best of both worlds in 2012: Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck on the same roster.
On Bill Polian's radio show Monday night, the team's vice chairman acknowledged that even if Indianapolis took a quarterback with the No. 1 draft pick, presumably Luck, the only way to turn things around next season would be with a veteran.
Polian did not specifically...
Jim Caldwell: "Why did you not have the stupid nerve neck surgery two to three months earlier? Do you not know I'm not that great of a head football coach unless you are my quarterback?"
Peyton Manning: "Well, you know, I'll be in Washington or New Orleans for next season. Maybe the Sean Payton or Mike Shanahan like you enough to be a defensive assistant...
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We know the offense struggles on third down. The defense painfully does as well:
"Same old stuff," said Colts middle linebacker Pat Angerer, who had eight tackles. "Just plays here and there. We've got to get off the field."
The Colts remained winless with a 24-10 loss to the Ravens in Week 14.
Quarterback Dan Orlovsky was shaky as expected vs. a dominant defense, as he completed just 17 of 37 passes for 136 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. Running back Donald Brown was also shut down while running into a Baltimore brick wall, with a measly 28 yards on nine rushing attempts...
Baltimore is on pace for the number one seed in the AFC, and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, coming out victorious in their last three games and sitting atop of the AFC North with a record of 9-3. Indianapolis on the other hand is on pace for the first pick in the NFL draft as they have acquired a record of 0-12 throughout the NFL season. Around this time of the year...
The Indianapolis Colts will receive a boost to their offense on Sunday when tight end Dallas Clark returns to the lineup to face the Baltimore Ravens.
It’s tough not to cover these rumors, as silly as they are, but with the Colts at 0-12 and likely getting the first pick next year and Tom Moore staying with the Jets as a consultant until the end of the season, some in the media are suggesting the Jets might deal for Peyton Manning. ESPNNewYork‘s blog calls out why this is incredibly unlikely:
If the Jets were to pursue him...
Much to the delight of the contingent of Ravens fans who can’t get the Miami game in 2007 out of their minds, the Ravens came out on Sunday and did exactly what they should have done in dominating a winless Colts team for four quarters. Sure, they didn’t come out and hang 40 on the scoreboard like many would have liked, but a late (as in, last play of the game late) touchdown...
Earlier this week, NFL Magazine named Colts quarterback Peyton Manning the MVP of the 2011 season. Seriously. Plenty of you have agreed with that assessment. In a poll posted Wednesday night, nearly 37 percent of the folks who responded said NFL Magazine got it right by picking Peyton. Of course, this means that 63 percent…