Found November 22, 2011 on
Odds Shark NFL Previews:
Nov 27, 1:00 PM | Turf of Lucas Oil Stadium
Carolina Panthers vs Indianapolis Colts Odds
Indianapolis is 0-10 and this week may be their best (only) chance to avoid a winless season, just three seasons after their flirted with a perfect season.
The Colts are small underdogs to the visiting Carolina Panthers who won't be taking any pity. At least the Colts get an extra week of rest and practice to try to pull out the victory here. And they are 6-1 ATS the past 7 seasons following a BYE week.
That was with Peyton Manning at the controls, so it's sort of a useless stat given the 2011 edition of the Colts and their 2-8 ATS ways.
BEST OF MAXIM
As the Colts move closer and closer to clinching the Andrew Luck sweepstakes, some have suggested that the Colts could trade Peyton Manning if they know they’ll be getting Luck-y. Not so fast, my friend. (Which is now officially Lee Corso’s second best catch phrase.) Peter King of Sports Illustrated reported during Football Night in…
Jacksonville has mired in medicrity (at best) since 1999 with few glimpses of "above average." That doesn't stop Tania Ganguli of the Jacksonville Times-Union from accurately declaring the Colts' season a "debacle." I guess it's better than reading about the Jaguars...
Maybe they were too good, had too much success, won far too often. Maybe fate...
NBC Sunday Night Football Logo (Source: satellitetv-news.com)Originally the Indianapolis Colts were slated to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football December 4th, but without Peyton Manning Indianapolis has struggled mightily to an 0-10 record. … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints awarded a fifth prime time game by NBC - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish ...
Andrew Brandt makes a great point regarding Andrew Luck: if you'd spend any money on Kerry Collins then Andrew Luck is definitely worth the rookie dough he'll make regardless of the Colts' plans.
Peyton Manning has a $28 million option bonus due in February and a $7 million salary in 2012. Whether the Colts exercise, renegotiate, or delay payments of that option...
Now that the Colts are in a one-team race for the services of Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, it's worth wondering if Indianapolis is even an appealing destination for the certain No. 1 draft pick. Earlier this season, NFL Network reported there's some fear in the league that Luck could demand a trade to avoid playing for a particular team at the top of the draft board...
PFT's 10-pack: Two weeks ago, many were singing the praises of Peyton Manning’s kid brother. Since then, Eli has been playing like the evil twin of Tony Romo.