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After the sheer exhilaration of victory against the Packers on Sunday, the Colts could be forgiven for a slight emotional deflation. The optimistic amongst us however will hope for another convincing performance this Sunday against the Jets, a team shorn of their two most significant players in the skill positions. With Darrelle Revis and Santonio Holmes, I would tag the Jets as favourites for this one. Without, I give that honour to the Colts, even with the significant issues on the current roster.
In order to win, the Colts are going to have to do their best in several key matchups. I'll be concentrating in particular on three such matchups:
Reggie Wayne vs. Antonio Cromartie
Wayne has been rightfully lauded for his performance against Green Bay, with his ability to gain separation complemented perfectly by sharply run routes and immaculate hands. Wayne clearly doesn't possess the speed that can threaten the likes of Cromartie deep downfield, but what he lacks in athlet...
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Earlier today, New York Jets Woody Johnson was interviewed by CNBC and made it clear that Mark Sanchez is his starting quarterback and that nothing will change. He also said that Tim Tebow isn’t going anywhere because he’ll be with the Jets until at least 2014.Jets head coach Rex Ryan addressed Johnson’s comments and told the media today that there’s no guarantee that Tebow...
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In his Been Meaning to Tell You Blog on Indystar.com, Phil Richards talks about Andrew Luck and the awesomeness that is the No-Huddle, pointing out that the the Colts ran an astounding 96 offensive plays on Sunday. Richards cautions us against expecting to see the Indianapolis employing the hurry-up all the time with a quote from Bruce Arians:...
The New York Jets are placing Darrelle Revis on season-ending injured reserve, a few weeks after Rex Ryan said the team would wait until after surgery in case the star cornerback could return in time to play in the Super Bowl.
Ryan says Friday that Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee suffered almost three weeks ago at...
The New York Jets enter this weekend's game against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium facing what could be considered a must-win early in the season. Next week the Jets visit the New England Patriots before hosting the Miami Dolphins, then finally the bye week in week nine to split their schedule in half. A win this weekend gives the Jets a good shot to enter the bye...
For four seasons, Rex Ryan and Bruce Arians were at the center of the NFL's most heated rivalry. Ryan, as defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens and Arians, as offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers, went head to head strategically for supremacy of the bruising AFC North. Now, for the first time, the two will lock horns with both as head coaches when the Indianapolis...
Free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens did an interview with TSN in Canada and claimed that he’s not desperate to join the Jets after his tweet on Monday night, but rather they’re desperate for help at the receiver position.“It’s not begging for a job when you know you can still play at a high level, given the opportunity,” Owens told TSN. “When you have a defensive back...
The New York Jets will be without defensive end Kenrick Ellis for 4-6 weeks with what coach Rex Ryan labeled a "significant" knee injury. The MCL injury suffered Monday against the Houston Texans is likely a small tear. Ellis isn't the only player on injury watch this week. All-Pro center Nick Mangold didn't practice Thursday and safety Eric Smith, who sprained...
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis will undergo surgery
on his torn ACL next week, reports Jane McManus of ESPNNewYork.com, ending any
hopes of his return this season.
Darrelle Revis will have surgery next Thursday to repair ACL, will go on IR so they can use roster spot. #NFL #Jets
— Jane McManus (@janesports) October 12, 2012
The Jets are expected to place Revis...
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New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis will have surgery on his torn ACL Thursday and will be placed on season-ending injured reserve, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Friday. The move clears a roster spot needed after safety Eric Smith sprained his knee in practice on Thursday, forcing him out of Sunday's game against Indianapolis. "I know I had said before about...
According to Mike Chappell of the Indy Star, Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis will be out for the next 23 weeks with a sprained left knee.This is a big blow to the Colts’ defense. They paid Mathis big money to re-sign in Indy while they re-tool as an organization.
Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown underwent a knee scope and will miss two to three weeks. The injury occurred late in the second half against the Packers.
Rookie tailback Vick Ballard will get the start against the Jets on Sunday. Ballard is a nice sleeper pick in all formats as the Jets have been terrible against the run this season.
A person familiar with the situation says New York Jets guard Matt Slauson has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for his season-ending block on Houston linebacker Brian Cushing.
Slauson rolled into Cushing, who tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in the second quarter of the Texans' 23-17 win Monday night. Cushing was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.
Another person with...
Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis will miss two to three weeks with a sprained left knee. The Indianapolis Star reported Wednesday that Mathis might be sidelined for several weeks and defensive coordinator Greg Manusky acknowledged the unfortunate news Thursday. The injury occurred during the Colts' win Sunday over Green Bay when Mathis twisted the knee...
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The 82-yard toss and catch from Roethlisberger to Wallace was a thing of beauty. Fantasy owners hoped to see at least one more in the second half of the game. Alas, Wallace would record only one more catch for 12 yards.
His counterpart, Kenny Britt, struggled to corral multiple passes, but he did exhibit great concentration to record his...