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It’s that time of the year again. The moment everyone in Colts Nation has been eagerly anticipating all season has finally arrived. That’s right, it’s time for the Semi-semiannual Near-Midseason Joscar Awards for 2012. These awards are handed out every year after the 7th game of the season (because 8 game midseason awards are for spineless cowards and corporate shills).
The Joscars (pronounced “Jaw-skers” for the uninitiated) are the single most coveted near-midseason awards handed out anywhere in the world, and I am not just saying that, it’s a verified fact.*
With that awesome introduction out of the way let’s jump right into the awards.
Most Underrated Player: this award is given to the player who has done a top level job while receiving bottom level recognition. The Colts have several players who could potentially fit the bill but the voting committee this year has decided to go a bit off script. The winner of the 2012 Near-midseason Joscar for Most Underrated Player i...
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When I spoke to Reggie Wayne last January, neither of us could have imagined that 10 months later he'd be leading the NFL in receiving yards.
Wayne appeared at the Castleton FedEx Office Tuesday as part of the FedEx Blitz for Tickets promotion. Lucky fans got to meet Wayne and register for the chance to win free Colts tickets.
Wayne spent an hour interacting with fans, taking...
Andrew Luck made some history for himself in Week 8. He picked up his first road win, helped the Colts end their 10-game road losing streak, and put his name in the record books as having the first game-winning touchdown pass in the modified overtime in the regular season.
Luck became the first rookie ever to have three game-winning drives in his team’s first seven games, and...
The Indianapolis Colts try to get above .500 for the first time since 2010 as they take on the Tennessee Titans today at 1 pm at LP Field inNashville,TN.
The Colts have had major issues in their first two road games this year, losing both in terrible fashion. As good as rookie quarterback Andrew Luck has been playing at home (averaging 271.3 yards with 6 touchdowns and 2 interceptions...
Andrew Luck calls the game-winning play coach Bruce Arians designed ''really neat,'' and the Colts interim coach thinks the rookie quarterback was just fantastic.
Now Luck is off to a better winning start than any other rookie quarterback ever taken at No. 1 overall in NFL history.
Luck tossed a screen pass that fellow rookie Vick Ballard took 16 yards for a touchdown...
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DAVIE, Fla. -- The "Suck for Luck" campaign was in full force a year ago. The Miami Dolphins were 0-7 and in position to land Andrew Luck with the top pick in the NFL draft.
It didn't happen. The Dolphins suddenly turned matters around and finished 6-10. Indianapolis ended up with the highly touted quarterback.
But the Dolphins have come out OK. They managed to get...
With 10 teams in the league halfway through their 2012 schedule, and 21 of the 22 remaining teams (with the exception of San Francisco) hitting the midway point this weekend, now is a good time to take a look at the statistics some individual players are amassing. PASSINGIn 2011, not just one, but two quarterbacks surpassed Dan Marino’s hallowed record for passing yards...
Never miss a chart: Like Super Chart on Facebook! How did we do with last week's Super Chart?(Click NEXT to find out!)Week 8 Super Chart Grade: B+ Typically this would be a B, but that "Andrew Luck, Colts Win in OT" prediction coming exactly true was pretty impressive; not to mention nailing the upset special. Like Super Chart on Facebook! All the cool kids are doing it.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- This is why the Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck with the top overall pick in April. Stymied most of the day by the Tennessee Titans' normally pliable defense, Luck walked off the field Sunday when Vick Ballard took his screen pass 16 yards -- leaping high into the air to crack the goal line's plane with the ball -- with 10:11 left in overtime...
Andrew Luck continues to resemble the man he replaced in Indianapolis. The first overall pick in the 2012 draft has become the face of the Colts and that continued on Sunday.
On the first drive of overtime Luck found Vick Ballard for a 16 yard touchdown which gave the Colts a 19-13 win.
The Colts trailed until late in the fourth. A one-yard Delone Carter run tied the score up at...
Both these teams are playing for a chance at a wild card slot because the only way they catch the Texans is if Houston starts giving up.The Colts delivered a haymaker that knocked Tennessee down but not out after winning the game in overtime.The Colts are over .500 and Andrew Luck has one more win in his rookie campaign than Peyton Manning had in his. The Titans had their third...
The Dolphins put a smile on all their fans faces as they dominated and embarrassed the Jets in their own building with a solid 30-9 victory. After a week of smash talking and bitterness between two rivals however it’s time to move one.
The Dolphins had all of Sunday and Monday to celebrate and let their big win sink in but that being said it’s important that this...
PPR Goldmine Juan…
PPR WR Rankings
Brandon Marshall (CHI at TEN)
Reggie Wayne (IND vs MIA)
A.J. Green (CIN vs DEN)
Percy Harvin (MIN at SEA)
There has been no more disappointing area for the Colts offense over the past six years than its inability to rush the football. For some time the ground game was defended as efficient in short-yardage and as a "change of pace" from the Peyton Manning-led passing attack, dismissing its effectiveness as a true offensive weapon -- because it wasn't.
Suffer no delusions...