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Redskins Run Play Action on 4th-and-1, Turns Out as Bad as You Think

4th-and-1 with the score 28-17, Redskins offense was riding a lot of momentum following the Colt McCoy magic play. So it was a no-brainer to go for the first down. Except, running a play action was not exactly the best decision made by head coach Jay Gruden. As one could imagine the play ended badly for the Redskins. Colts Erik Walden came untouched off the edge. Alfred Morris...
Via KCM Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams WR Quick fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness

  The NFL has fined St. Louis wide receiver Brian Quick $8,268 for unnecessary roughness in last Sunday's win over Seattle. Quick was penalized at the end of the first quarter after Rams running back Tre Mason lost 2 yards. His fine was announced by the league on Friday. Earlier this week, Colts linebacker Erik Walden was fined $27,562 after being ejected for making contact with...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams WR Quick fined $,8268

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL has fined St. Louis wide receiver Brian Quick $8,268 for unnecessary roughness in last Sunday's win over Seattle. Quick was penalized at the end of the first quarter after Rams running back Tre Mason lost 2 yards. His fine was announced by the league on Friday. Earlier this week, Colts linebacker Erik Walden was fined $27,562 after being ejected for making...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
Via cover32 - Colts
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Walden not pleased with $27K fine

Erik Walden was ejected from last Sunday’s game for making contact with an official. At the time it appeared that Walden and Jermaine Gresham were having some words after a play when Walden touched the official. The flag was immediately thrown, and he was removed from the game. The league will not suspended Walden for any more games, but did issue him a 27 thousand dollar fine...
Via cover32 - Colts
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Los Angeles, Bengals, Bills, Chargers, Colts, Jets

Los Angeles Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times mentioned on Pro Football Talk Live Wednesday that a team relocating to the second largest market in U.S. is likely to come from a team owner with a stadium issue, rather than a stadium developer putting together a great proposal. Farmer expects a move to come during a quiet period where there isn’t much talk of a team relocating...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts linebacker Erik Walden fined $27,562 following ejection

  Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been fined $27,562 after being ejected for making contact with an official during Sunday's victory over Cincinnati. Walden says he didn't mean to bump umpire Bruce Stritesky late in the first half. Instead, Walden says he was trying to move around Stritesky so he could hear and see which Bengals player was talking to him. Walden acknowledged he...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Walden fined $27,562 following ejection

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been fined $27,562 after being ejected for making contact with an official during Sunday's victory over Cincinnati. Walden says he didn't mean to bump umpire Bruce Stritesky late in the first half. Instead, Walden says he was trying to move around Stritesky so he could hear and see which Bengals player was talking to him. Walden...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Plays and Head-Scratchers from Colts-Bengals

It’s official: the Colts are rolling. That ugly start to the season seems like it happened years ago after five straight wins. It was hard to give too much credit to the Colts for beating up on poor AFC South teams, but they are gaining a lot of credit after strong wins over the Baltimore Ravens and now the Cincinnati Bengals. This latest win against the Bengals might be the best...
Via The Colts Authority
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano thinks Erik Walden will not be suspended

Erik Walden was thrown out of yesterday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals for making contact with an official. It appeared though that we was just trying to get head linesman Bruce Stritesky’s arm off  of him after the play. Walden appeared to be in a tussle with a Bengals player when Stritesky approached him. Walden has yet to comment on this incedent, but Pagano doesn’t...
Via cover32 - Colts
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 10/20/14

If anyone needs to know how to fix their washing machine, just let me know. Peyton Manning now holds the record for most touchdowns thrown in a career.  Erik Walden was ejected from yesterday’s game. If the Colts are lucky, he will be suspended too! The Rams got a little crazy in their victory over Seattle. Gutsy playcalling. SCOREBOARD NFL Green Bay 38, Carolina 17 – This...
Via The Rhino and Compass
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEK 7 REPORT CARD: COLTS VS BENGALS

The Colts got to 5-2 with their impressive 27-0 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Big game overall for everyone, especially for the defense, as they played lights out and managed to pull Indy’s first shutout since 2008. The offense was good too, so let’s take a closer look at the team’s performance in this great win against the Bengals.   OFFENSE: The Colts’ offense struggled...
Via The Colts Authority
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' defense dominates Bengals 27-0

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Colts' defense dominated Cincinnati in Sunday's 27-0 victory. Luck was 27 of 42 for 344 yards as Indianapolis (5-2) won its fifth straight. It was Indy's first shutout since December 2008. Cincinnati (3-2-1), which hasn't won since starting 3-0, endured its first shutout since December 2009 and had a franchise record...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts linebacker Erik Walden ejected for contact with official

INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been ejected from the Cincinnati game after making contact with an official late in the first half. He was assessed a 15-yard personal foul penalty and escorted to the sideline by referee Gene Steratore. The play gave Cincinnati its initial first down of the half with 48 seconds to go. Walden was in the middle of the field and appeared...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Walden ejected late in 1st half vs. Bengals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been ejected from the Cincinnati game after making contact with umpire Bruce Stritesky late in the first half. He was assessed a 15-yard personal foul penalty and escorted to the sideline by referee Gene Steratore. The play gave Cincinnati its initial first down of the half with 48 seconds to go. Walden was in the middle of the...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Colts LB Erik Walden ejected for contact with official

The Indianapolis Colts defense had completely shut down the Bengals in the first half. Cincinnati was unable to pick up a single first down through 29 minutes of the game. There first first down wasn’t gained either. It was handed to the Bengals, as Erik Walden was called for a personal foul for unnecessary roughness. The penalty was a result of Walden pushing the heads line judge...
Via Standing O Sports
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Double A Breakdown: Week 3 - Colts vs Jaguars

 The Indianapolis Colts, coming of back-to-back losses, look to get in the win column by beating the lowly Jaguars in Jacksonville. Jacksonville Jaguars got off to a quick start against the Eagles in their first game, but struggled mightily in the last 6 quarters. Which of these teams will get their first win of the year? What the Colts Need to do to WinThe Colts should be more...
Via Everything Colts
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwdown Thursday: Colts vs. Broncos

Introducing our new weekly feature: Throwdown Thursday. Every week Marcus Dugan will routinely embarrass and publicly own Todd Smith as they debate a question about the coming matchup. This is about humiliation, not football. Seriously, this week the Colts face what is likely their toughest game of the regular season. The Broncos, coming off a disappointing Super Bowl performance...
Via The Colts Authority
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Colts vs. Giants: Bringing the Blitz

Last season the Indianapolis Colts compiled a respectable 42 sacks, good for joint 11th in the league. However they were almost entirely dependent on Robert Mathis, the elite pass rusher was responsible for 19.5 of those sacks, around 46% of the Colts production.Being that dependent on one defender for creating your pass rusher is never smart. The Colts needed to find more ways to...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Identifies 21 “At-Risk” Players For On-Field Conduct, Meeting With All Of Them

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that the NFL has identified 21 “at-risk” players, due to their on-field conduct and is in the process of meeting with them to discuss ways to correct their play to prevent any future issues. NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent will conduct the meetings. Some of players who Vincent will meet with include: Lions DT Ndamukong...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Positional Preview: Linebackers

 The Indianapolis Colts linebacker group is filled with some talented players and an aging superstar who the Colts will need to replace for the first four weeks. Who can fill his shoes? Current Depth Chart:StartersStrong OLB: Erik Walden Left ILB: Jerrell FreemanRight ILB: D’Qwell JacksonRush OLB: Robert Mathis** (Bjoern Werner)**With Mathis suspended for the first 4 games, Werner...
Via Everything Colts
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Preview: Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck rated as top-10 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Football was not Erik Walden’s best sport growing up

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden will be entering his second year with the Colts in 2014. He is on his forth team in seven seasons. Last season he combined for 45 tackles, three sacks, and one forced fumble. With the addition of D’Qwell Jackson in the offseason, Walden might find himself as a rotation player come fall. Walden recently sat down with Craig Kelley of Colts...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: why Erik Waldens should be nervous

It is time for outside linebacker Erik Walden to start feeling the heat. He is now more than a year into his contract, and it wouldn’t cost the Indianapolis Colts much to release him after the season is over. Not to mention that there are a lot of young and hungry players behind him, itching to make an impact. Bjoern Werner, Jonathan Newsome, Daniel Adongo, Cam Johnson, Andy Studebaker...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five missed opportunities for the Indianapolis Colts in the offseason

The Colts have been active in the free agent market since Ryan Grigson took the reigns as the general manager of the Colts. During the Bill Polian era, the Colts would avoid free agency like the plague and would rest their laurels on a “next man up” mantra that saw minimal success due to consistent first round losses in the playoffs. One can argue that the lack of action in the...
Via cover32 - Colts
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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