Found October 10, 2013 on Pro Football Spot:
As soon as word came through the Twittersphere via Adam Schefter’s finger tips that the Indianapolis Colts were sending their 2014 first round draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for second-year running back Trent Richardson, expectations exploded. After all, Richardson had somewhat underachieved in Cleveland and was now joining a great, young, up-and-coming team in the Colts led by Andrew Luck. On paper, this was a recipe destined for years of greatness.After three games, 151 rushing yards and just 3.0 yards per carry, there are already fans, analysts and fanalysts jumping ship on this move. Trust me, I understand the panic surrounding a move that was supposed to involve much higher statistics but has done anything but that thus far. However, let me present you with the most important statistic in sports: 3-0.That is the Colts record since acquiring Trent Richardson. They have outscored opponents 98-38 in those three wins. If you look beyond the obvious individual rushing stats of y...

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Colts place Ahmad Bradshaw on IR

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Indianapolis Colts: 2013 Week 6 NFL Power Rankings (#8)

Last week: 14 (+6) Record: 4-1 Either the Colts are a legitimate Super Bowl contender this season or the Seahawks still struggle on the road like last season (when they lost in Miami, St. Louis, Arizona, and Detroit). I think it’s a little bit of both. The Colts are a completely different team from last year. They didn’t deserve to win 11 games last year, but I was dead wrong...

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The Gray Area: Chargers End Colts’ Run Of “Luck”

Concluding the Week 6 NFL schedule will be the Indianapolis Colts and the San Diego Chargers on “Monday Night Football,” which looks as if like it’ll be a high scoring contest. The Colts (4-1) will be coming into Qualcomm Stadium with a little more swagger, after a big win over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5. The Chargers (2-3), for the time being, will be trying to get things...

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After man-handling the 49ers and the Jaguars, and winning a tough contest with Seattle, the 4-1 Indianapolis Colts head west for Andrew Luck’s Monday Night debut against the San Diego Chargers. The Colts need to stay focused for this game, and not focus too far ahead to the monumental showdown against the Denver Broncos. The Colts will need to do three things to make sure Andrew...

Chargers sign DE Guy off waivers from Indianapolis

The San Diego Chargers have signed defensive end Lawrence Guy off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts. The Chargers host the Colts on Monday night. Guy was waived by Indianapolis on Monday. The Chargers released defensive end Jarius Wynn on Tuesday to make room for Guy. Guy was a seventh-round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 2011 and spent his rookie season on injured reserve...

Indianapolis Colts at San Diego Chargers: 2013 Week 6 NFL Pick

Indianapolis Colts (4-1) at San Diego Chargers (2-3) I was dead wrong about the Colts this season. In my defense, the logic was sound. The Colts were not an 11 win team last year. 7 of their 11 wins came by a touchdown or less against a team that finished with a record of 7-9 or worse. They had a terrible offensive line and defense and finished the season 25th in DVOA, which I think...

NFL Power Rankings: Indianapolis Colts Look Like Contenders

PUBLISHED ON OCTOBER 10, 2013 This week’s KIAF NFL Power Rankings have the Colts squarely in the hunt for the title of Best Team in the NFL. Their performances over the last three weeks have all been statements to the rest of the league as to what kind of team this could be. Let’s see what the KIAF Writers Top Ten looks like this week. 1. Denver Broncos — After surviving a...

Maybe The Colts Are For Real After All

Coming into this National Football League (NFL) season, I was one of the people who didn't think the Indianapolis Colts could build on what they did last season. For those who might have forgotten, the Colts made the playoffs with an 11-5 record after going 2-14 in 2011. After 2011, the team decided to part ways with franchise quarterback Peyton Manning and replace him with Andrew...

Breaking Bad Week 6: Matt Schaub, Trent Richardson Struggling

Each week, I’ll take a look at some of the top fantasy players that have been struggling lately. This week, we’re talking about Matt Schaub and Trent Richardson among others. I’ll go beyond the numbers to let you know why they are struggling, what they need to improve on and what the chances are your fantasy star picks up his play in the coming weeks. Quarterbacks Matt Schaub...

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RB Rankings – Week Six Stevan Ridley has taken a tumble in our rankings this week and although he still possesses RB1 upside due to the absence of Shane Vereen he has a flex floor and thus comes in ranked as an RB3 this week. Ridley can get it going at anytime which is why it is hard to suggest sitting him but he is very far from a consistent fantasy option. Dynasty leaguers may...
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