Draft Day and the Future of Sports Movies

You’ve seen Hoosiers, right? Good, you’ve officially seen every sports movie made before 2008. No genre is more formulaic than sports movies. Every team is a scrappy underdog. Every coach has personal demons. Every star is either too old or too short or too this or too that. Every leading man has a plucky love interest who either knows an unrealistic amount about his game or...
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Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting an offensive guard is biggest need

To make sure quarterback Andrew Luck is able to have a long and healthy career with the Indianapolis Colts, they will need to find a way to protect him. Now protecting Luck could include running the ball, running quick screens, or even drawing up plays where Luck is able to release the ball quickly. While these are formulas for a healthy quarterback, the solution is around the offensive...
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Horseshoe Mailbag: Colts to target return specialist in draft?

This weeks questions pertains to a player out of Kent State named Dri Archer. Question: Do you see the Colts using a prospect like Dri Archer? They hosted a private workout. Archer posted the fastest 40 time(4.26) at the combine since Chris Johnson posted his 4.24 in 2008. He was a four year player at Kent State as he totaled 21 touchdowns throughout his career. He rushed for over...
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Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning comparison will never fade

In only two seasons into the league, the impressive Andrew Luck has amassed an astonishing 8,196 yards and 46 touchdowns. He also has dangerous and under appreciated quickness giving him 632 yards on the ground and another nine touchdowns. However, due to his predecessor, Luck will always be compared to one particular quarterback, Peyton Manning. Manning led a terrible Colts team...
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2014 Colts Schedule: Five Games to Anticipate

It might only be April, but it is never too early to start looking towards next season. After going to the playoffs for back-to-back seasons and benefiting from fairly easy schedules, the Colts face tough opponents in 2014 and will be tested nearly every week. In the upcoming season, the Colts find themselves playing each AFC division winner, the AFC North and the NFC East. Don...
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Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck & the Burden of a Ragtag Backfield

Here’s a stat for you: The Indianapolis Colts averaged 108.9 yards per game on the ground last season. Quarterback Andrew Luck accounted for 23.6 of those yards, so the totals without him would be 85.3 yards per game, which would be “good” for 28th in the NFL. And this segues into the current state of Luck’s backfield. It’s his backfield because, grimly, he is far and away...
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Predicting Houston Texans’ Schedule and Results

The NFL usually releases its regular season schedule by mid-April. It remains to be seen when it will officially be announced, but while we wait for that, it’s always fun to speculate what a team’s schedule may look like. Here is a full prediction of the Houston Texans’ schedule, with results. (Note, the predictions are subhect to change following the NFL Draft.) Week 1 at...
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Predicting The First Five Picks Of The NFL Draft

There are plenty of options to select for the first five picks of the NFL draft. From a Heisman winner, to standout offensive linemen, to an athletic defensive end that is an absolute monster to deal with. This draft class however, has no favorite. There isn't a Cam Newton, Sam Bradford, or Andrew Luck that the Houston Texans can go ahead and put them as a lock for their first...
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Andrew Luck held a youth football camp in London this past week

Andrew Luck the Indianapolis Colts quarterback spent time this past week in London working with his Father and roughly 50 youth to test their knowledge, skills and abilities on the football field.  Luck is a very solid quarterback, that is a growing trend in the NFL.  He could be the best all around quarterback drafted […] The post Andrew Luck held a youth football camp in London...
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Twitter Tuesday: Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck meets famous soccer star

We all know Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck isn’t on Twitter (just an epic parody), but his face was on a lot of Colts’ fans timelines today. I exchanged jerseys with @nfl and @Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. It was a pleasure meeting you. #NFL #Colts — Dante Bonfim Costa (@dante_bonfim) April 8, 2014 Luck’s an avid soccer fan and recently...
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Anthony Castonzo: Room for improvement

His mere presence when he enters the room will intimidate most people. At 6’7″ and 307 pounds, Anthony Castonzo has the ideal size of a left offensive tackle in the NFL. His job, to protect the face of the franchise Andrew Luck. Castonzo will be entering his fourth season with the Colts, and was taken in the first round by the team in 2011. The Colts have been looking for a dependable...
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Indianapolis Colts: Expectations for Trent Richardson in 2014

The Indianapolis Colts acquired Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns last season in what many thought would be a steal of a trade for the Colts. Indianapolis had run into some issues due to injury concerns, and they were hopeful that Richardson would become the franchise running back that they could build with alongside of Andrew Luck. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned...
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Can Trent Richardson and Pep Hamilton finally click this season?

Entering his second season as a Colt, a lot is being expected from last season’s big trade for Trent Richardson that left Indianapolis without a first-round pick in the upcoming draft. Richardson is most known for his bulldozing ability between the tackles, but another quality that he brings is his pass blocking and short screens. Richardson saw 157 of the teams 409 rushing attempts...
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Indianapolis Colts: Why Andrew Luck isn’t lucky

He isn’t lucky. He’s just flat out good. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been showing why the franchise made the right choice when drafting the young star out of Stanford. Since being drafted in 2012, Luck has a career record of 22-10 in the regular season, but a 1-2 record in the playoffs. While the playoff record may not look the prettiest, it is something that...
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Power Rankings: Who’s the biggest fool in Indianapolis Colts franchise history?

Last week, we rated every team’s GOAT – the greatest of all-time. This time around, it’s a different type of goat; the kind who will live in infamy in the franchise’s annals. These are the players, coaches, administrators or other random people connected with a team who did something that will forever be remembered, but for all the wrong reasons. They brought shame on themselves...
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Andrew Luck has the “it” factor

The word “elite” gets thrown around a whole lot in the media in regards to describing a quarterback who is above and beyond better than the rest. One of the most prevalent requirements in order to be declared elite by some is to be a Super Bowl champion and in some cases, its putting up video game numbers. When it comes to Andrew Luck, none of these things apply as he doesn...
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Potential targets for the Indianapolis Colts come May

The buzz around May 8th continues with a variety of sports journalists writing about a mock draft. It’s a very exciting time to be involved in the NFL and even a better time for free agency. For the Colts mock draft mode this includes five picks (second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh round) and an opportunity to improve depth on the roster and seek unique starters at key positions...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Andrew Luck lead Colts to Super Bowl?

The Indianapolis Colts have made a couple of nice moves this offseason, but unfortunately their competition in the AFC did as well. Both the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos have made quite a few big moves that leave the Colts as the underdog against both teams. That being said, the Colts believe that they have a legitimate shot at winning the AFC and making a Super Bowl appearance...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck Wears Yet Another Hat for the Indianapolis Colts

Andrew Luck has been many things for the Indianapolis Colts during his short career in the NFL--and not all of them football related.He has been a quarterback of course.@SBNationGIF/TwitterSometimes even a running back.@SBNationGIF/TwitterSaint Bernard.@cjzero/TwitterCivil War veteran.@SBNationGIF/TwitterAnd now a leprechaun as well.@ColtsAuthority/Twitter Loading...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck as a leprechaun is not a good look (Photo)

Why Colts? Why? var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Andrew Luck as a leprechaun is not a good look (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay arrested on suspected DWI

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office/ Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested Sunday night after being stopped on suspicion of drunken driving. Irsay is being held on preliminary charges of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, Carmel Police said, per The Indianapolis Star. Irsay’s bond is set at $22,500. According to media reports...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Grading the Hakeem Nicks signing

Contract: One year, $3.5 million The Indianapolis Colts came into the offseason searching for another good wide receiver who could help them out with Reggie Wayne coming off of a torn ACL. They have T.Y. Hilton as well, but he is better served as a slot receiver. Hakeem Nicks was signed to a one-year contract and figures to be a major upgrade over what the Colts had opposite Wayne...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks signs with the Indianapolis Colts

Hakeem Nicks finally inks a deal to join the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck. @RapSheet: The #Colts have signed WR Hakeem Nicks to a one-year deal, per source. @AlbertBreer: Nicks’ one-year deal with the Colts has a base value of $3.5 million, with upside for more. The post Hakeem Nicks signs with the Indianapolis Colts appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks will visit with Indianapolis Colts tomorrow

According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Hakeem Nicks told her that he is flying into Indianapolis tonight. WR Hakeem Nicks just told me, “I’m flying to Indy tonight. The plan is to meet with the Colts tomorrow.” — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 13, 2014 He will likely meet with Chuck Pagano, Ryan Grigson, and other team officials sometime either tonight or early in...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The 3 Biggest Off-Season issues the Colts should address

The 3 Biggest Off-Season issues the Colts should addressThe Indianapolis Colts finished the 2013 regular season with a repeat record of 11-5 from the previous year. While this was above the standards most analysts predicted around the league, the Colts still have plenty of issues they need to address if they look to make it to Super Bowl in Arizona next year. The Offensive Line...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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