Colts OG Joe Reitz retires after nine seasons in NFL

Indianapolis Colts offensive guard Joe Reitz announced his retirement Tuesday about an hour before the NFL’s legal tampering period began. Originally a practice squad player for Indianapolis in 2010, Reitz earned a spot on the active roster in 2011 and became an integral member of the offensive line. He started 44 games during his career with the Colts, appearing in 73 total...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Charting the Colts’ Offensive Line: Week 12 vs. Buccaneers

People who write about the NFL would have you believe that the Colts ran 26 times for 27 yards in their 25-12 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday. But that’s hogwash. Three of those runs were kneeldowns by Matt Hasselbeck, for -3 yards. So they actually ran 23 times for 30 yards, a sparkling 1.3-yard average, with seven successes (using Football Outsiders’ definition) and a whopping...
Via The Colts Authority
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

CA Injury Report Breakdown Week 11: Reitz to Left

You may or may not have noticed that there was no Injury Report Breakdown last week (probably not). The truth is that after hearing the news regarding Andrew Luck’s kidney and abdominal injuries, I retreated to a fallout shelter in my back yard because I believed that the sky had begun to fall. To my great surprise, the Colts out-gritted the Falcons on Sunday and somehow ended...
Via The Colts Authority
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Path to Victory: Week 2 Review

Last week, I gave two areas the Colts needed to find success to send them down the Path to Victory. Let’s review how they did. Result: 20-7 loss vs. NY Jets Offense Goal: 12 TE targets Actual: Zero Before you say, “Joe Reitz had a chance at a touchdown!” I’m going to stop you. Reitz is a lineman and should not have been in that situation. The coaching staff thought they could...
Via The Colts Authority
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Send 323 LB Offensive Lineman Out Into A Pass Pattern--And He Tries Really Hard!

When you are in the NFL and weight 323 pounds you typically are asked to do one thing--hit people. Teams want you to either block on the offensive line or rush on the defensive front. Normally, Joe Reitz is blocking when the Colts call on him to play, but not Monday night.No, Monday night they had him go out for a pass. He tried real hard to get it, but in the end it was just out...
Via FatManWriting
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

While Free Agency Looms, Colts Re-Sign Mike Adams, Joe Reitz, and Cam Johnson

  DENVER, CO – JANUARY 11: Vontae Davis #21 and Mike Adams #29 of the Indianapolis Colts and Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos react after a broken play during a 2015 AFC Divisional Playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 11, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Welcome Back Mike Adams The Colts have signed Mike Adams to...
Via The Colts Authority
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Sign G Joe Reitz To An Extension

The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that they’ve signed G Joe Reitz to a contract extension.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts tackle Reitz injures leg, carted off

CLEVELAND (AP) Indianapolis Colts starting right guard Joe Reitz has been carted off the field with an injured ankle in the second half against the Browns. Reitz started Sunday in place of injured guard Hugh Thornton (knee). Reitz was hurt on a running play in the third quarter and then taken to the locker room for further evaluation and X-rays. As he lay on the ground, Colts quarterback...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts G Joe Reitz Signs His Restricted Tender

  Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts restricted free agent G Joe Reitz has signed his restricted tender.  Reitz received an original round tender from the Colts a few months ago and will now make $1.431 million for the 2014 season.  Reitz, 28, signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2008. He...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Saints, Giants & Patriots

Colts The Indianapolis Colts extended restricted free agent tenders to G Joe Reitz, DB Josh Gordy and an exclusive-rights tender to OLB Cam Johnson, per Aaron Wilson. Saints The New Orleans Saints extended tendered an low level tender of $1.431 million to S Rafael Bush, per Tom Pelissero. Giants & Patriots  Aaron Wilson reports that the New England Patriots worked out...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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