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Colts name Khaled Holmes starting center

After starting the first three preseason games for the Indianapolis Colts, third-year player Khaled Holmes appeared to be the favorite to win the team's starting center job. On Monday, head coach Chuck Pagano removed any doubt, officially giving the job to Holmes. “Khaled’s our starting center,’’ Pagano said, per Mike Chappell of Indy Sports Central. Holmes, a fourth-round...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts hoping Khaled Holmes can be long-term answer at center

Peyton Manning had Jeff Saturday. Now, the Colts are looking for a center to pair with franchise quarterback Andrew Luck and third-year player Khaled Holmes is hoping he's the guy. After starting the final five games of the season, including three playoff games, Holmes is working in training camp to secure the job permanently. Luck said Holmes has demonstrated he can be a valuable...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Draft Needs: Offensive Line

In 2014, the Indianapolis Colts had arguably the worst offensive lines in all of football. They had a hard time protecting quarterback Andrew Luck, trouble blocking in the run-game, and never had a consistent starting lineup until end of the season. Last year, we all saw from the Dallas Cowboys what a good offensive line can do as both quarterback Tony Romo and running back DeMarco...
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Khaled Holmes set to return?

Khaled Holmes has been out since going down during week one of the preseason with a high ankle sprain(Same injury as Arthur Jones suffered). A.Q. Shipley has stepped into the role of starting center, but the Colts could use Holmes back in the lineup. The Colts set out to practice this morning, and received good news. Holmes was full go for practice. It appears #colts C Khaled Holmes...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Injury Update: Khaled Holmes out two to three weeks with ankle injury

During last Thursday’s pre-season game against the New York Jets, Indianapolis Colts OC Khaled Holmes went down during the first quarter with an apparent ankle injury. Indianapolis Star writer Stephen Holder reported the news via twitter. Holmes is headed to the locker room with trainers. #Colts— Stephen Holder (@HolderStephen) August 7, 2014 In an interview with reporters,...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Injury Update: Khaled Holmes injures ankle

Indianapolis Colts starting center Khaled Holmes left their preseason opener against the Jets early. Dan Hanzus at reports that Holmes limped off the field Thursday night after sustaining an ankle injury on the team's opening drive. Holmes is expected to bring stability to the center position for the Colts. It's something they haven't had since former center Jeff Saturday...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 62 Khaled Holmes

Most would agree that good chemistry and continuity are critical factors for a team’s success. A perfect example would be the former Colts tandem of Peyton Manning and Jeff Saturday. The center-quarterback duo started 172 games together over 12 seasons as the offense set several records throughout the 2000s.Since Manning both players have moved on, however, the offensive line has...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting a safety is biggest need

Sure, there are a number of holes on the Indianapolis Colts roster, but most of those would be depth issues. Safety is the most prevalent hole that GM Ryan Grigson wants to fill. I can tell you that he definitely has faith in his 2013 fourth-round pick, Khaled Holmes, to man the center position. He also brought in Phil Costa to be a backup to Holmes, even though it’s not the greatest...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: why they won’t sign Alex Mack

I know this is blasphemy, but I really don’t expect GM Ryan Grigson and the Indianapolis Colts to sign Alex Mack, or any other center for that matter. I predicted that the horseshoe would bring in a veteran stopgap to help with the transition to Khaled Holmes. Instead they brought in Phil Costa, a crappy backup. Costa and Holmes will battle it out for the starting spot, and ultimately...
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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