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Last week, I shared a list of eight depth or backup players that I would be watching during Sunday's preseason game. This week, we'll be taking a look back at those players to see how they did, as well as highlighting several other standouts from Sunday's game.
First up is inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman, who got into the game early for Kavell Conner on passing downs, and then replaced Pat Angerer later in the game when he left with a foot injury.
With the recent news that Angerer will be missing six weeks with a fractured foot, Freeman is bound to get a longer look. He will definitely be competing for the starting spot with several others (Pagano mentioned Greg Lloyd, Moise Fokou, and Mario Harvey), but it would appear that Freeman has the inside track.
So, in the first live action glimpse the Colts' coaches were able to get of the ex-CFL player, what did they see?
As I mentioned, he started the game by subbing in for Kavell Conner on the first series, c...
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And so it continues.
The Colts' linebacking core already took a hit when rotational inside linebacker A.J. Edds tore his ACL earlier this offseason.
Now, the linebackers are hit with two more blows.
First, Scott Lutrus joins Edds and G/T Benjamin Ijalana with a season ending ACL tear. Lutrus may or may not have made the team, but any time you lose an asset for the season,...
During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we'll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts...
Indianapolis -- After a debut lasting four possessions that produced three touchdowns -- including a 63-yarder on his first NFL pass -- Andrew Luck left the distinct impression he was more upset about his lone mistake than pleased by everything else.
After Luck connected with Quan Cosby on a 32-yard bomb to the Rams' 1-yard line, the Colts tried some trickery. Offensive lineman...
Colts linebacker Pat Angerer could miss six weeks after fracturing a foot during the preseason opener.
Coach Chuck Pagano made the announcement during a conference call with reporters Monday. Pagano did not say which foot was injured in Sunday's game but Angerer will need surgery and should be back at some point this season. He led the Colts in tackles last year with 146.
This year after each Indianapolis Colts game, Colts 101 will hand out our “Antoine Bethea Awards.” These awards are named after the Colts safety whose hard work made him a Pro Bowler despite being drafted in the sixth round.
These players are critical for winning teams. They are guys who don’t arrive with the pomp and pageantry of a Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck, but work...
Colts linebacker Pat Angerer broke his foot in Sunday's preseason opener and will require surgery which will forced him to miss the first few games of the regular season.Fantasy Spin:Angerer was fourth in the league with 148 tackles so this will further hurt a rush defense that already gave up 143.9 ypg on the ground last season. Good news if you have a running back with Chicago...
No sooner had the NFL debut of his newest franchise quarterback matched - bettered, actually - that of his previous franchise quarterback, the Indianapolis Colts' owner turned to his Twitter account.
“The legend has begun!!!!!!!!’’ Irsay wrote.
Yes, it has.
For at least one half, Andrew Luck was the real deal. The successor to Peyton Manning, Luck directed the Colts...
Last year, Curtis Painter was 0-8, while throwing 6 touchdown passes and 9 interceptions. He completed 132 passes and was really, just tremendously unpleasant to endure watching. I went to Purdue, as did Painter, and I thought he was a bad, pity choice by the Colts, drafting a local guy to fill a roster spot that wouldn’t be used, necessarily.
Dan Orlovsky, he of running out of...
Indianapolis Colts team owner Jim Irsay announced on his Twitter account (@JimIrsay) Tuesday, August 14 the signing of running back Alvester Alexander.
To make room for Alexander on the 90-man roster, the team placed linebacker Scott Lutrus on injured reserve.
Alexander, 21, went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft after forgoing his senior season, but was signed by the Chicago...
Historic beginning!!!!!!!!!!!!! The legend has begun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!—
Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) August 12, 2012
How is this for creepiness?
The first play of Andrew Luck’s career was a 63-yard touchdown pass to running back Donald Brown on a screen play during Sunday’s 38-3 shellacking of the St. Louis Rams.
Fourteen years ago, Peyton Manning also completed the first...
During the 2012 preseason there will be certain players that we’ll go back and specifically watch for during the games, trying to get a feel for who will help this team in 2012, and who needs to go home. Prior to the first preseason game against St. Louis, I shared eight players that I would be watching during the game, all eight of which will be reviewed extensively on Colts Authority...
Colts owner Jim Irsay is once again announing roster moves via his twitter account. Tonight came the news that the team had signed free agent running back Alvester Alexander and placed linebacker Scott Lutrus on injured reserve. Lutrus was injured during Sunday's preseason game against the Rams, and it was revealed yesterday that he suffered a torn ACL and would be lost for the...
There's good news, and there's bad news for Colts fans. The good news is that Andrew Luck looked nothing short of impressive in his first start for his new team. The bad news is he looked great against the St. Louis Rams.
Luck's numbers were impressive. He started the game by tossing a 63 yard touchdown pass, and he finished 10 of 16 for 188 yards and 2 touchdowns...
Season 3, Episode 5 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by talking about the state of the offensive line right now heading into the second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. That talk turns to more of a focus on Max Starks as news breaks during our recording of the show that Starks has been removed from the PUP list as of today.