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Jim Irsay and Peyton Manning to attend Polian's HOF enshrinement

Former Colts general manager Bill Polian will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night, and two of the men who helped him get there will be on hand for the occasion. Colts owner Jim Irsay and former Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will travel to Canton, Ohio for the ceremony. "Bill is someone I have so much admiration for," Irsay said, via the Indianapolis...
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ESPN analyst Bill Polian: Ted Thompson's draft record is 'stellar'

ESPN football analyst Bill Polian said that Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson is the best in the business when it comes to building a team through the NFL Draft. Polian praised Thompson for his deft management of acquiring talent from the college ranks and developing them into productive players that the team keeps in the fold by re-signing them when they become...
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July 22, 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

Are the Browns “the new Raiders?”

ESPN is talking about NFL free agency thus far and the Cleveland Browns appear at the bottom of the list with a big fat letter grade “D.” Mike Sando, Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Field Yates and former Browns scout Matt Williamson discussed free agency to this point for many teams, but Williamson’s quotes are the ones they used for the Browns that stick out the most (Insider...
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March 26, 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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