Found November 29, 2011 on The Colts Authority:
Here's today's open thread. Items up for discussion: My brother Luke commented that the half-time ceremony on Sunday reminded him of the end of Return of the Jedi. That got me thinking. I specifically want to hear from people who think the Colts should draft Luck AND keep Manning. I want to know two things. First, explain how long you think that situation should go on. Second, explain why you think that's a good idea...what it accomplishes. How does it make the Colts better in the short run? I'm on record saying it's the only mistake that can be made and that it makes absolutely no sense. I'd like to hear from the other side. We've talked about fast rebuilds before, but something to consider is that the Colts won't be in "salary cap hell". This is usually the factor that slows down rebuilds. If the Colts do cut Manning, they'll likely clear out Wayne, Saturday, and Brackett at least with little to know cap damage. The only...

Colts Fire Defensive Coordinator Larry Coyer

Colts fans around the world are likely celebrating in the streets this afternoon because Indianapolis has fired defensive coordinator Larry Coyer. ESPN AFC South Blogger Paul Kuharsky indicates that current linebackers coach Mike Murphy will take over the post. Interestingly enough, Murphy is one coach I have been really happy with this season. There is [...]

Tom Brady Hoping to Say Hello to Peyton Manning on Sunday

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Even though Colts quarterback Peyton Manning won't be in uniform for Sunday's game against the Patriots, Tom Brady is hoping to run into his long-time friend and rival at Gillette Stadium. Manning hasn't played this season after having neck surgery, but he has remained on the Colts' active roster. Manning was scheduled to undergo another medical...

Betting on Manning retirement

Ben Maller (@BenMaller) says that Chris Myers has some prognostication on Manning's chances at return: Fox's Chris Myers reporting on FSR, after speaking with Colts Peyton Manning in Indy, he feels better than 50% chance Manning retires. 

Fort Wayne TV station skips the Colts

Fort Wayne's Fox affiliate chose the Bears over the Colts this weekend.  Talk about an empty bandwagon!

Colts sign Jermale Hines

The Indianapolis Colts' roster shuffling continued today as they signed S Jermale Hines off Carolina's practice squad, a move first announced on Twitter by owner Jim Irsay.

Kuharsky: Give Dan a shot

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Colts Lose to Panthers, Maintain Momentum Out of Bye

Have no fear, Colts fans:  The Streak is intact!  The Indianapolis Colts roared out of their bye week with a game at home against the Carolina Panthers, and, even though Cam Newton and his teammates did enough to keep the score fairly close, the … [visit site to read more]Colts Lose to Panthers, Maintain Momentum Out of Bye - Naptown's Finest - Naptown's Finest - An Indianapolis...

Tanier: Colts aren't worst NFL team ever -- not even close

Tanier: Put all of the winless teams in NFL history into a tournament, and this year’s Colts might even win. A battle with the 2008 Lions would be a pick ‘em. And that's just for starters.

Bill Belichick on the Colts without Peyton Manning: ”There’s plenty of guys I wish we had out on the field this Sunday.”

Bill Belichick isn’t shedding any tears over a Colts showdown without Peyton Manning. That’s just how it goes. During a conference call with the media a short time ago, the Patriots coach said he wouldn’t necessarily miss not seeing the Colts quarterback on the opposing sideline come Sunday, just as he didn’t miss Michael Vick last week. That’s life in the NFL. Just look...

Belichick: Colts' offense looks "identical"

By Brian MacPhersonA year ago, under Peyton Manning, the Indianapolis Colts led the NFL in passing offense. This year, under the since-deposed Kerry Collins and Curtis Painter, the Colts rank 28th -- fifth-to-last -- in the NFL in passing offense. No matter. When Patriots coach Bill Belichick has shown his team film on the Colts' offense to prepare them for Sunday, he's...
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