Posted November 23, 2011 on AP on Fox
Colts coach Jim Caldwell has picked quarterback Curtis Painter to start Sunday's game against Carolina. Painter replaced the injured Kerry Collins against Pittsburgh in September and has started every game since then. But after posting quarterback ratings of 51 or less in each of his past four games, fans were clamoring for another change. At 0-11, the Colts are the only winless team in the NFL. Dan Orlovsky is the only other healthy quarterback on Indy's roster, and coming off a bye week, many fans thought it was a logical time to make a change. Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning hasn't practiced since having neck surgery Sept. 8, his third neck surgery in 19 months. Manning had not missed a start in the previous 13 years.

Wilson: Painter may start

In a slow news week, Philip B. Wilson believes thanks to Polian's support Curtis Painter may get the start: It sounds like Caldwell will make that determination Wednesday. I expect Painter to stick as the starter, if for no other reason than vice chairman Bill Polian’s continual support of the QB. Polian has doggedly maintained Painter hasn’t played as badly as some of us...

Painter to start at QB for Colts this weekend

Curtis Painter will be given at least one more chance to lead the Indianapolis Colts to their first victory of the season.Painter was tabbed as the starting quarterback for Sunday's encounter with the Carolina Panthers despite being replaced in the fourth quarter of the Colts' previous game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Nov. 13.With the team enjoying a bye last week...

Caldwell to State College?

In the aftermath of the Paterno scandal Penn State badly needs to find a leader with integrity.  It should come as no surprise that Jim Caldwell, a one-time Penn State assistant, is on the minds of Nittany Lion fans: Caldwell was an assistant for Paterno from 1986-1992, and the two coaches remain close. Even this week, as the disgrace in Happy Valley played out, Caldwell spoke...

Sunday's starter: Painter says he's the man

The NFL's only winless team is sticking with struggling Curtis Painter at quarterback. Painter confirmed today that he will start Sunday for the Indianapolis Colts (0-10), when they host the Carolina Panthers (2-8) at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Stream Pies: Week 12

Curtis Painter is fun to pick onPhoto Credit: Jeffrey BeallThis is a time of giving thanks right? OK, well now would be a good time to thank me for giving you the Broncos and Dolphins last week. You’re welcome.Want to see what Jolly Ole’ Saint Slick has in his sack of goodies for this week? Peep game after the jump: Kicker RecommendationsWhen deciding on free agent kickers...

Colts stick with Painter as starter despite winless mark

Colts coach Jim Caldwell has picked quarterback Curtis Painter to start Sunday's game against Carolina.

Colts have been abandoned again

The Indianapolis Colts are tanking. That became official Wednesday when we learned Curtis Painter would be the starting quarterback once again Sunday against Carolina.

Colts coach sticking with Painter as starting QB

Colts coach Jim Caldwell has picked quarterback Curtis Painter to start Sunday's game against Carolina.

Hey, is that Cam Newton out there?

Dan Orlovsky remained No. 2 on the Indianapolis Colts quarterback depth chart but was No. 1 on the practice field Wednesday afternoon.

Panthers-Colts Preview

Despite getting pulled in the fourth quarter of the team's last two games, Curtis Painter will make his eighth consecutive start for the Indianapolis Colts. However, the team's best long-term solution to replace injured quarterback Peyton Manning may be the top pick in next year's draft. The Carolina Panthers were just in that position, but the addition of rookie quarterback...

Colts coach: Newton 'playing exceptional football'

  Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell is spending most of his time these days trying to squeeze a victory or two out of his winless football team and the next opportunity for the 0-10 Colts comes Sunday when they host the Panthers.    While Caldwell is focused primarily on breathing some life into a stagnant offense, he's taken time to study Panthers quarterback Cam Newton...

2-minute drills lack punch

Like Tony Dungy before him, coach Jim Caldwell has stressed to the Indianapolis Colts the importance of strong first-half finishes and second-half starts.
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