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Bill Polian claims Colts had 1st-round grade on Brady in 2000

Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian claims he and his scouts gave Tom Brady a first-round grade back in 2000. You know, the year in which Brady wasn’t picked up until the sixth round by the New England Patriots? During in interview with Doug Farrar of, Polian revealed the Colts did have a first-round grade on Brady, but that, obviously, they weren’t...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada fines its coach $10K for being stinker on sideline

  Nevada coach Brian Polian was fined $10,000 by his own school Tuesday after he was called for two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties during Saturday's 44-20 loss to Arizona. Athletic director Doug Knuth announced the fine in a statement, calling the third-year coach's behavior unacceptable and out of line with university standards. In addition to the fine, the school will place...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Polian: I'd have my scouts looking awfully hard at RGIII

If Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian were still leading a front office, Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III would be squarely on his radar. Per ESPN’s John Keim, Polian said he would have scouts take a serious look at whether or not the beleaguered gunslinger—who tore his ACL two years ago—could help the team. “There was a huge learning curve and that was...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Colts GM Polian: Indy 'as good as anybody' in NFL

Count former Colts GM Bill Polian among those who believe Indianapolis has a legitimate shot at winning the Super Bowl this season.“It all starts with Andrew (Luck) and clearly he’s the best of the young quarterbacks that have come into the league in terms of everything he can do and he has a chance to be one of the greats before it’s all said and done,” Polian said, via...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Polian Calls Rod Woodson The Greatest Player He Never Drafted

Soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian knows talent when he sees it. As a six-time NFL executive of the year, Polian has made many great draft picks that led to success on the field. However, that doesn’t mean he can’t recognize when he passed on talent in a draft. In an exclusive Thursday NFL […] Bill Polian Calls Rod Woodson The Greatest Player He Never Drafted...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Buffalo Bills don’t need Bill Polian

This last offseason the new Buffalo brass was looking to clean house and make an upgrade in all departments. The head coach Doug Marrone didn’t need to wait for the axe to come down. He packed up his desk, grabbed his pot of gold and scurried out the door the second he could. The Pegulas and Russ Brandon were left in an odd spot then with the only person left from the old regime...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Polian blasts Adrian Peterson’s agent during trade scenario discussion

Adrian Peterson’s NFL status remains in limbo, even upon the arrival of April 15, an extremely relevant date as set forth in his suspension, as it is the first day the Minnesota Vikings running back can be reinstated by the league. The prevailing belief is that Peterson will be reinstated by the league sooner rather...Read More The post Bill Polian blasts Adrian Peterson’s agent...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Potential Shakeup with the Buffalo Bills

With a new ownership group in Buffalo, there seems to be some rumors going on around the NFL that the Bills could look to shake-up up the team’s front office. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio suggests that former Bills and Indianapolis Colts executive Bill Polian could be brought back to Western New York. Regardless of Polian’s potential position within the organization, these...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian contradicts himself on two separate answers within a 20-minute span

This is enough to cause you to wonder just how disturbingly powerful the NFL is. At 10:47 a.m. Thursday, ESPN had current analyst and former executive and league office employee Bill Polian on to discuss the controversy regarding whether or not the NFL saw a tape of Ray Rice knocking out his wife. Chris McKendry’s question: “Could you just imagine a tape arriving at the office...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian: Drafting Andy Dalton would have saved my job

The Indianapolis Colts chose not to draft a quarterback in the early rounds of the 2011 NFL draft, knowing that Peyton Manning had undergone a series of neck surgeries and was out indefinitely. The Colts didn’t have a viable backup quarterback, and the end result was a league-worst 2-14 season. After the Colts succeeded* with […]
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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