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Texans' Andre Johnson inactive against Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andre Johnson's chase for reception No. 1,000 has been put on hold because he is inactive for Sunday's game at Indianapolis. DeVier Posey will start in place of Johnson, who has 996 career catches. Johnson is out with a concussion. Houston (7-6) also has deactivated tight end Garrett Graham, linebacker Whitney Mercilus, offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo, quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charting the Colts’ Offensive Line: Week 14 vs. Browns

Writer’s note: Due to server issues/media upload problems, this week’s piece had to be posted on Colts Authority, rather than sister site and film review depot Colts Academy. This post won’t include the usual graphics and won’t be quite as image- and GIF-heavy as the Colts Academy posts (though I still worked in a fair number). If you’d like to see definitions of any terminology...
Via The Colts Authority
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Horror Show With A Happy Ending

Run, Andrew…run!(Photo: Indianapolis Colts) On Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts went on the road to play the Cleveland Browns. And it had all the elements of a cheesy horror movie. The generic setting: Cleveland, Ohio The cast: Characters who lack any common sense: Played by Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon, and the NFL officials A ghostly appearance: By a shoeless T.Y. (The Ghost) Hilton...
Via The Blue Mare
10 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts without Allen vs Redskins

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Starting tight end Dwayne Allen is inactive for the second straight week for the Indianapolis Colts with an ankle injury. Jack Doyle will replace Allen and Joe Reitz will start for right guard Hugh Thornton, who injured his knee last week. Indianapolis (7-4) also deactivates offensive tackle Xavier Nixon (foot), linebacker Andy Studebaker (hamstring), tight end...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 23 Jaguars 3

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-Jacksonville Game Better late than never. (courtesy filmcaptures.com) Both the Colts and Eyes in the Backfield showed up a bit late for Sunday’s walloping of the woeful Big Cats of North Florida/Sometimes London. Everyone made the train, however, and here’s what we saw in the Colts seventh victory of the season. 1. We saw protection...
Via The Colts Authority
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars receiver Mike Brown deactivated for Colts game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Right tackle Joe Reitz, tight end Jack Doyle and cornerback Darius Butler all will start for Indianapolis on Sunday against Jacksonville. Starters Gosder Cherilus, Dwayne Allen and Greg Toler are all inactive with injuries. Also inactive for Indy (6-4) are offensive linemen Lance Louis and Khaled Holmes and defensive linemen Kelcy Quarles and Zach Kerr. The Jaguars...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars receiver Mike Brown deactivated for Colts game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Right tackle Joe Reitz, tight end Jack Doyle and cornerback Darius Butler all will start for Indianapolis on Sunday against Jacksonville. Starters Gosder Cherilus, Dwayne Allen and Greg Toler are all inactive with injuries. Also inactive for Indy (6-4) are offensive linemen Lance Louis and Khaled Holmes and defensive linemen Kelcy Quarles and Zach Kerr. The Jaguars...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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 OddsShark.com. 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...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via cover32 - Colts
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via The Colts Authority
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...
Via Everything Colts
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via The Colts Authority
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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 -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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