How close is Matt Ryan to the “elite” status?

ESPN Analyst and former Colts GM Bill Polian had some choice words to say about Falcons Quarterback Matt Ryan this weekend. “I think he’s a Super Bowl away from being elite,’’ Polian said. “He’s very close.” Polian’s comments on Ryan are nothing new, fans and supporters of Ryan constantly refer to him as ‘Matty Ice’ for his clutch performance in the regular season...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys met with both David Fales and Jimmy Garoppolo at Combine

The Dallas Cowboys are in deed looking for a back up to Tony Romo and they interviewed two interesting prospects in Indy. According to Todd Archer of ESPN/Dallas, the Cowboys met with Eastern Illinois’ Jimmy Garoppolo and San Jose State’s David Fales at the combine. While Garoppolo’s status is rising — Bill Polian sees him as a first rounder […]The post Dallas Cowboys...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian hasn't spoken with Jim Irsay, will root for Broncos

Former Colts general manager Bill Polian told Michelle Steele on ESPN’s SportsCenter that he’s not speaking to Colts owner Jim irsay after his comments this week in which he took a shot at Polian and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Steele: Have you spoken to Mr. Irsay? Polian: I have not. Steele: Do you plan to? Polian: No. Polian was then asked to expand on his thoughts...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Polian on Terrelle Pryor: “He’s improved more than any player I’ve seen”

During today’s NFL Insiders show on ESPN,  former NFL general manager Bill Polian said that Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the most improved he’s seen lately. “He’s improved more than any player I’ve seen,” said Polian, per Adam Schefter. I never thought Pryor would be ready to be a starter in the NFL this season, but I was wrong.  He’s done a great job of...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bill Polian turned the Jets down

According to USA Today Sports, the New York Jets reached out to former Colts general manager Bill Polian and he ended up telling them he wasn’t interested in being their next general manager. Before the New York Jets hired a search firm to look for a new general manager, the team spoke to former Indianapolis Colts executive Bill Polian, according to a person briefed on the talks...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Polian sees a way he could have stayed

Peter King spoke with Bill Polian regarding the new trade deadline. Polian thinks if they had two more weeks the Colts would have made a different decision at QB in 2011: "I think the deadline being moved last year would have made a difference for us,'' said Bill Polian, the Colts president until owner Jim Irsay fired him in January. "We would have rekindled our...
Via The Colts Authority
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills to place Polian on Wall of Fame

Former Buffalo Bills general manager Bill Polian has been selected to become the latest member of the team's Wall of Fame. Polian will become the 28th member placed on the wall that rings Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills have not yet selected when Polian will be honored. Before helping transform the Indianapolis Colts into perennial contenders over the past decade, Polian was...
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May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Dennis Polian leaves for Titans

There are no longer any members of the Polian family working for the Indianapolis Colts. A source told that Dennis Polian is now the new assistant to Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak. The Colts had initially planned to keep Dennis Polian as their director of football administration even after the January firing of his father Bill (team president) and brother...
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March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN adds Bill Polian; a piece of my soul dies

ESPN announced today that Bill Polian would be joining their squad of mediocre analysts. This is something I take issue with, as it's just another reason for me to detest the four-letter network. The idea of Bill Polian being an analyst is ludicrous to me. To say that Polian experienced success as a GM is an understatement. His Bills teams went to four straight Super Bowls,...
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Polian to join SiriusXM

Bill Polian was well-known for his love-hate relationship with the media.  Now he's joined their ranks: Former Indianapolis Colts President Bill Polian is joining SiriusXM radio as a regular host. Polian will make his debut on the satellite network's NFL Radio channel on Monday night, and also will host a show on Wednesday and next Friday. He will be joined by former NFL...
Via The Colts Authority
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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