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Fans send Irsay a message

Our own Nate Dunlevy says that the news about season ticket renewals was a clear message to owner Jim Irsay: Going into last season, the Colts had a waiting list of more than 9,000. That vast majority of those on the list should be able to claim seats this season. For long-time season ticket holders (like myself), the exodus represents an opportunity to improve seat location in...

Kruger is leading candidate to replace Jarret Johnson

Paul Kruger is the front-runner to replace Jarret Johnson as the Baltimore Ravens’ starting strong-side linebacker, according to an article by Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Johnson, 30, had manned the position for the past five seasons and is one of the Ravens’ most durable players, having started a franchise-record 80 consecutive games and [...]

Ray Lewis’ motivational speech for Stanford: ‘I’m pissed off for greatness’

In case you didn’t realize it, there’s another college basketball tourney currently taking place. Stanford happens to be in it, and before their semifinal game against UMass on Tuesday, noted NFL lunatic Ray Lewis dropped by the Cardinal’s locker room for a pre-game pep talk. The message was simple (“every day is a new day” yadda yadda yadda), but, my goodness, did he...

Stanton's done this before

Drew Stanton knows what it's like to get in on the ground floor of a team rebuild. He also knows what it's like to take a backseat to a number one draft pick: “I think that allows us to all grow together as a core unit,” Stanton said. “I was part of that with (Lions coach) Jim Schwartz when he got to Detroit. Our offense was able to progress over three years. You...

Bisciotti, Ravens outnumbered in OT rule vote

There will be a new overtime rule that will go into effect when regular-season games go into overtime beginning in 2012. In a landslide 30-2 vote, the league’s owners voted Wednesday to extend the playoff overtime rule that began last season, to the regular season. One of the two descending votes was by Ravens owner [...]

MUST READ: Colts and pythagorean wins

No, this isn't a lesson in geometry despite the reference to Pythagoras. Hefty math is involved however. You've been warned. Nate Dunlevy tackles Bill James' famous concept of pythagorean wins as it pertains to our Colts. Let's start with an explanation: The concept is simple, even though the math is tricky. The idea is that over time, a team's point differential...

Colts punter Pat McAfee does Michael Jackson dance (Video)

Just like millions of fans out there, I love a good Michael Jackson impersonation and Indianapolis Colts punter Pat MacAfee provided us with this impressive offering: (Courtesy of Hot Clicks)

Dwight Freeney has $2.2 million stolen from his bank account.

Normally, financial advisers are the ones you depend on to help efficiently manage your funds, especially NFL players who usually possess large amounts of cash. According to reports from TMZ and Black Sports Online, $2.2 million dollars has been stolen over a period of time from Freeney by his financial advisers. The complete details from TMZ and BSO are below: According to the Federal...

Adviser accused of stealing $2.2 million from Colts DE Sweeney

Dwight Freeney's financial adviser and her lover were arrested on charges of stealing $2.2 million from the Indianapolis Colts' defensive end. Eva Weinberg and Michael Stern were arrested last week by the FBI on federal wire fraud charges. Henry Bell, an attorney for Stern, denied that his client and Weinberg stole the money from Freeney. Weinberg, who served as Freeney...

Kuharsky on what's next

Paul Kuharsky sees more underappreciated vets with upside in the Colts' future: What’s next: I expect more role players like Zbikowski and McGlynn, more castoffs like Justice and Stanton and more guys who are presumed finished by a lot of teams, like Avery. They are all guys who didn’t cost much but who have upside and can help, at least as role players. And if they don’t...

Fake Luck jerseys for sale

Andrew Luck hasn't even been drafted, but it hasn't stopped a website for putting up images of an Indianapolis Colts jersey bearing Luck's name and college number 12. NFLteamedgestore.com has the jersey, but you have to figure it's a fake since Luck hasn't even been assigned a team or number.  “I can tell you it’s not authorized by the Colts,” said...

Raiders look at LB Philip Wheeler

Former Colts LB Philip Wheeler visited the Raiders today for a workout.  He is a 4 year veteran and former 3rd round pick by Indianapolis.  He has played in 61 games and started 24 including starting 11 last season for Indianapolis. Wheeler is 27 years old and is listed as being 6'2" and 245 lbs.  He played mostly weakside linebacker which was Raiders' Aaron Curry...
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