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The Colts Authority:
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 interceded, exposing the flaws that built during that time, the flaws Peyton Manning cloaked.
Nine games into the season, the Colts, who face the Jaguars today, are a mess. They are the last winless team in the NFL. And many Colts players are experiencing something they never have before, something most NFL players do: a bad season.
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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 ...
The 1997 Colts were the worst team in football.
They lost the first 10 games of the year.
The 1999 Colts were one of the best teams in football, winning 11 games in a row.
What changed between 1997 and 1999? How did the Colts manage to turn over the whole roster to go from also-ran to contender in just two seasons? Surely, there must have been a major influx of talent that made...
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...
In recent years, the AFC has seen its share of teams dominate the league, making a case to be favorites coming into the postseason. In 2007 that label went to the Patriots after their remarkable regular season. The Titans were tops in 2008 behind Chris Johnson, who had a breakout year. Peyton Manning's Colts reigned supreme in '09, and for most of last year the Patriots were...
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...
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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...
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.