Colts Hold As Favorites Over Texans On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Houston Texans host the Indianapolis Colts on “Thursday Night Football,” kicking off at 8:25 p.m. ET. The Colts opened as a 2-point favorite, and that line has increased to as much as 3.5 points at sportsbooks monitored by The total is set at 46.5 points. Indianapolis has dominated this series straight up, going 20-4 over the last 12 years. In the last eight...
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Colts Injury Update: Joe Reitz Out With High Ankle Sprain

The Indianapolis Colts preseason finale against the Cincinnati went from bad to worse after the game. Offensive linemen Joe Reitz went down last night with an ankle injury which turned out to be a high ankle sprain, per Mike Chappell.The Colts are incredibly thin at the offensive line position, they have lost four linemen over the course of one month. Going into training camp the...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts played a defensive end at offensive tackle last night

The last time the Indianapolis Colts went winless in the preseason was in 2010. They finished 10-6 that year, and won the AFC South. That was the last time Peyton Manning suited up for the Colts, as they lost during the wildcard round in the AFC playoffs to the New York Jets. Before that? 2005, the Colts also failed to win a preseason game, but finished the regular season 14-2, tops...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Broncos, Browns, Chiefs, Colts, & Panthers

  Bills WR Sammy Watkins left Thursday’s preseason finale with a rib injury. (Joe Buscaglia) Broncos Broncos will work out free agent kickers Andrew Furney and Dustin Hopkins. (Mike Garafolo) Browns The Browns were interested in WR Santonio Holmes, but reportedly couldn’t come to an agreement on his salary. (Ian Rapoport) Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins suffered a concussion...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charting the Colts’ Offensive Line: Preseason Week 2

The Colts’ offense appears to be on the cusp of breaking through. Five first-team drives in two preseason games have generated 13 points, a middling figure, but three of the four drives that started in the Colts’ half have reached their opponents’ territory (one began in the Giants’ half after a turnover). Aside from that running back who makes everyone grumpy, the biggest...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Positional Preview: Offensive Line

 The Indianapolis Colts’ offensive line has been weak and inconsistent over the last few years, but with some solid pieces in place and some new faces, the future could be bright. Current Depth Chart:StartersLT – Anthony Castonzo LG – Donald ThomasC – Khaled Holmes RG – Jack Mewhort RT – Gosder Cherilus  Backups (Not in Order)OT – Jack Breckner, Ulrick John, Xavier...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 76 Joe Reitz

Joe Reitz is a rare example of a homegrown player. Every kid that dreams of playing in the NFL dreams of playing for their favorite team. And Reitz was a Colts fan growing up as he played high school football and basketball for Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, a northeast suburb. An All-State football player at HSE, the 6’7”, 320-pound Reitz decided to take his...
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June 23, 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...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dregs of the Roster: Lance Louis Film Review

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In that vein, we have several film-review series going thoughout...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Wise to Invest in Own Players

Often times, some teams in the NFL have such poor talent and depth on their rosters that it hardly matters if they bring back their existing free agents or not. However, for a winning team on the edge of a Super Bowl push, this is not the case for the Indianapolis Colts. They are proving wise by investing in their own players that have led them to two straight playoff appearances...
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March 11, 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...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts make several roster moves today

Today the Indianapolis Colts made a couple roster moves to bolster their 2014 NFL roster. @gmbremer: #Colts announce they’ve tendered offers to RFAs Cam Johnson, Josh Gordy and Joe Reitz. Team also released C Samson Satele. The release of Samson Satele is a strange one, but I would expect the Dolphins to make a play […]The post Colts make several roster moves today appeared first...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Wildcard Games

Saturday Colts CB Cassius Vaughn, TE Weslye Saunders, DB Sheldon Price, OLB Daniel Adongo, C Khaled Holmes, LG Joe Reitz, DT Fili Moala Chiefs QB Tyler Bray, LB Dezman Moses, C Eric Kush, OL Rokevious Watkins, OT Eric Fisher,  TE Richard Gordon, DT Jerrell Powe. The post NFL Inactives: Wildcard Games appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Positional Battles: Offensive Guard

 With training camp only a few days away, I breakdown the battles we'll expect to see at the Indianapolis Colts' training camp. Today's entry is about the offensive guards.   There are 2 open offensive guard spots open this training camp. Donald Thomas seems to be getting one as he's probably the most talented, and with his deal, I'd be surprised if he doesn...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Team Needs (As of March 20th)

The Colts have made a lot of signings in free agency and have addressed a lot of needs. I breakdown the position that needs the most attention (i.e draft picks, free agent signings) and the ones that need the least.Offensive GuardDonald Thomas is a solid addition, but he's nothing special. He should be a fine guard though, and I doubt many will have to worry about him. The problem...
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis signs 2 more free agents

Indianapolis has signed free agent defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin and is bringing back offensive guard Joe Reitz. The Colts made the announcements Wednesday afternoon. Franklin, who is 6-foot-1, 315 pounds, is a 10-year veteran who played most recently with San Diego last year. He made nine starts for the Chargers and finished with 23 tackles. He was originally drafted by Baltimore...
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts place OL Joe Reitz on inactive list

Indianapolis Colts guard Joe Reitz is inactive for their playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens. Reitz has a concussion. He will be replaced by Jeff Linkenbach in Sunday's postseason opener. The Colts' other inactives are wide receiver Nathan Palmer, tackle Tony Hills, safety Delano Howell, cornerback Teddy Williams and running back Delone Carter. Indianapolis also announced...
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts-Ravens inactives

Inside linebacker Ray Lewis will be active for his final home game at M&T Bank Stadium against the Indianapolis Colts. For the Colts: RB Delone Carter, DT Kellen Heard, S Delano Howell, OT Tony Hills, WR Nathan Palmer, G Joe Reitz and CB Teddy Williams For the Ravens: S Omar Brown, DT Bryan Hall, LB Adrian Hamilton, G/T Ramon Harewood, CB Chris Johnson, G Jah Reid and WR Deonte Thompson
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Injury Report: Joe Reitz, Tom Zbikowski, Winston Justice

Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Joe Reitz has been ruled out for today’s contest against the Baltimore Ravens due to a concussion, while safety Tom Zbikowski and offensive lineman Winston Justice are among those questionable to play. Reitz hasn’t been able to practice all week due to his concussion. He is expected to be replaced by Jeff Linkenbach. Zbikowski, the former...
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Friday’s injury and game status report, with Boldin note

For the Colts: Out: G Joe Reitz (concussion) Questionable: RB Delone Carter (ankle), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), C A.Q. Shipley (knee), S Tom Zbikowski (knee) and T Winston Justice (shoulder) Probable: DT Kellen Heard (illness), T Bradley Sowell (illness), CB Teddy Williams (knee), LB Jerrell Freeman (thumb), QB Andrew Luck (knee), LB Pat Angerer (illness), DE Cory Redding (quad...
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Concussion sidelines Colts G Reitz for wild-card game

The Indianapolis Colts will face the Baltimore Ravens in their AFC wild-card game without left guard Joe Reitz. Reitz will miss Sunday's matchup because of a concussion after he took a blow to the head during an extra-point attempt in last Sunday's victory over Houston. He battled knee and head injuries throughout the season while missing seven games but had started eight...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts starting guard Reitz out for playoff game

Colts left guard Joe Reitz will not play in Sunday's playoff game at Baltimore because of a concussion. He will likely be replaced by Jeff Linkenbach. Reitz has been inactive for seven games this season because of knee and head injuries, though he had started eight of Indy's (11-5) last 10 games. He was kicked in the head on an extra-point during last Sunday's win over...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Thursday’s Colts-Ravens practice report

For the Colts: Did not participate: DT Kellen Heard (illness), T Bradley Sowell (illness), LB Robert Mathis (non-injury) and G Joe Reitz (concussion) Full participation: RB Delone Carter (ankle), DE Cory Redding (quad), C Samson Satele (ankle), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), C A.Q. Shipley (knee), S Tom Zbikowski (knee), T Winston Justice (shoulder), CB Teddy Williams (knee), LB Jerrell...
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wednesday’s Colts-Ravens practice report

For the Colts: Did not participate: LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury), LB Pat Angerer (illness), DT Kellen Heard (illness) and G Joe Reitz (concussion) Limited participation: RB Delone Carter (ankle), DE Cory Redding (quad), NT Antonio Johnson (ankle), S Tom Zbikowski (knee), T Winston Justice (shoulder) and C A.Q. Shipley (knee) Full participation: C Samson Satele (ankle), LB Jerrell...
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano to resume coaching duties Monday

On a day when they clinched a playoff berth behind their record-setting quarterback, the Colts were rewarded with the best possible news. The return of Chuck. According to the Indianapolis Star, head coach Chuck Pagano is expected to resume coaching duties on Monday. Pagano, who's spent the last three months battling leukemia, will address his players at 10 a.m. And they...
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December 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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