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Indianapolis Colts robbed of future NFL rankings

Each offseason ESPN hands out their Future NFL Rankings. Basically, it is a ranking from a few writers and insiders who give out grades on each team, including the front office, talent, youth, and other factors. So you would think a team like the Indianapolis Colts would come in high with Andrew Luck and all the other young talent General Manager Ryan Grigson has surrounded the team...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Cole feels rejuvenated with the Colts

The Indianapolis Colts turned heads this offseason when they brought in veterans like Andre Johnson, Frank Gore, Kendall Langford, Trent Cole, and Todd Herremans. Why would a team that is so young and with a quarterback like Andrew Luck bring in players that are on the wrong side of their career? Simple. The window on winning a Super Bowl is always slim. Even when you are blessed...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts' Newsome aims to build on rookie success

A season after leading the team with 6.5 sacks as a rookie, the expectations have risen for Indianapolis linebacker Jonathan Newsome. The Colts' fifth-round pick a year ago, Newsome saw significant action his first season, playing in all 16 regular season games, as well as the team's three playoff contests. Perhaps his biggest moment was his strip of the ball from Broncos quarterback...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Set for Pivotal Roster Battle on the Edges

As we begin to delve into the ensuing roster battle for edge defenders/rushers, it appears as though the Indianapolis Colts’ foreseeable future could be hinged on the end result. Some under-the-radar guys such as Cam Johnson and Daniel Adongo will be fighting for an immediate roster spot alongside, rookie UDFA's, Zack Hodges and Cody Galea – while veterans such as Erik Walden...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hodges is Anything but a Camp Body for Colts in 2015

The Indianapolis Colts signed their typical bevy of undrafted free agents following the 2015 NFL Draft on Saturday evening. In the end, some will simply be camp bodies. However, the Colts have a strong history of retaining some very successful post-draft talent. One signing in particular has sparked my immediate interest with that of [ZackHodges] out of Harvard.If there was ever...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Did NFL Get It Right With Falcons' Noisegate?

Early April saw the NFL dish out it's rumored 'severe' punishment to the franchise after it was revealed that artificial crowd noise was pumped into the Georgia Dome throughout the previous two regular seasons. The Falcons were not alone in handling unsportsmanlike competition violations this spring; in parallel to them were the Cleveland Browns and their 'textgate' scandal. Whilst...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts' Robert Mathis hopes to be back by training camp

Indianapolis Colts All Pro linebacker Robert Mathis is still recovering from an Achilles tear. Some expected the 2013 sack champion to not be back until November, but in an interview with Bill Polian on Serius XM NFL Radio, Mathis has a different plan. “It’s not going as fast as I would like to but we are getting well and we should be clicking in camp. That’s my plan unless...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Indianapolis Colts

With the NFL season over it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7:  Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts 2014 Rookie Awards, Recognitions

After what some consider a terrible 2013 rookie class, the Indianapolis Colts rebounded with a terrific 2014 bundle of rookies. Seeing as some of these rookies did such a nice job, we are going to give them some recognition.Members of PFS: Colts Jake Arthur, Matt Danely, Jack Browne and Andrew Aziz determined which rookies stood out to them most in 2014.Offensive Rookie of the YearJack...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts 2014 Postseason Awards

The Indianapolis Colts had a solid season, building on last season’s divisional-round playoff appearance. They reached the AFC Championship game this January but got wiped off of the map by the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.We are going to focus on the positive today, as members of PFS: Colts Jake Arthur, Matt Danely, Jack Browne, Andrew Aziz, Chris Jewell and...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Five ways the Indianapolis Colts get to the Super Bowl

The road to the Super Bowl for the Indianapolis Colts goes through Foxbourough. Seems like we have been here before… But this is not the 2003 or 2004 versions of either team. The Colts are not lead by Peyton who seemed to be haunted when he entered Gillette Stadium, and that Patriots defense is no where close to what it was . This time it is up and coming Andrew Luck, and future...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathon Newsome needs to replace Bjoern Werner

The Indianapolis Colts have given former first round pick Bjoern Werner time, it just has not worked out. Sure, he looked like he took a step forward at the beginning of the season when he had four sacks in the span of three weeks. Yet, that was his entire sack production this season. Weeks five through seven. If you look at this from a broader perspective then look at week eight...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 17 Report Card: Colts at Titans

After that humiliating loss in Dallas, what better way to gain back some confidence than playing against the Tennessee Titans and Clipboard Jesus in a completely meaningless game?   OFFENSE: This was much better than the one we saw in Dallas. Sure, it’s Tennessee and the game didn’t matter, but it was still a solid display by Pep Hamilton’s offense. Andrew Luck only played...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Indianapolis Colts 2014 sack leader might surprise you

With Robert Mathis lost for the season after a suspension and injury, it left the Indianapolis Colts searching for ways to rush the quarterbac. All after leading the NFL in 2013 in sacks (19.5), and becoming the Colts all-time sack leader. Ryan Grigson and Chuck Pagano were sent scrambling to find out how the could even attempt to replace Mathis. Well, there is absolutely no way...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Go to the Bench but Win Anyway, 27-10 over Tennessee

- The Colts won 27-10 while reminding the AFC South they have the division’s top two quarterbacks. Unfortunately, the final tune up before the playoffs included some injuries (prepare for an offensive linemen signing). Here are the unabridged, unfiltered game notes, complete with sarcasm, snarky-ness, and sprinkled the occasional scrap of insight:Follow @MarcusDugan – The Colts...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Indianapolis Colts LB Jonathan Newsome Be Fined For Leg Whip That Injured Ryan Fitzpatrick?

The Houston Texans were already facing an uphill battle against the Indianapolis Colts when Ryan Fitzpatrick was in the game. When he was knocked out fairly early in the second quarterback that hill turned in to a freaking mountain. It would not have been surprising if the game had turned in to a blow out from that point on, but instead it remained a tough, hard fought battle.During...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy Avoids Three Defenders to Deliver Touchdown

Colt McCoy got off to a rough start, but he made up for it quickly, avoiding three Indianapolis Colts’ defenders to deliver a touchdown pass to Logan Paulsen. McCoy ducked under Jonathan Newsome’s would be sack. Then he averted two more defenders. Meanwhile Paulsen broke free following the mass confusion in the backfield and McCoy found him for the 16-yard touchdown. Right away...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Whip New York 40-24

First Impressions: - Andrew Luck is tough and also every other positive cliché you can apply to a quarterback.  He had a tough game accuracy-wise, faced constant pressure, and still finished with 4 touchdowns and zero picks.  25/46 for 354 and 4 with a 108.4 QB rating.  On the road.  His 7th straight game of over 300 yards and 5th straight road game over 350 yards (that last...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Preseason Game 4: My Keepers

Three of my keepers: S Colt Anderson, CB Marcus Burley, and OLB Jonathan Newsome make a tackle.(Photo: Colts) Alright, the Colts’ fourth and last preseason game against the Bengals was not exactly interesting. Or watchable. But, some of us forced ourselves to watch it anyway. Mostly, so we can speculate who will make the team. The good news is…the preseason is over. The bad news...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason Recap and Observations: Colts 7, Bengals 35

Follow @MarcusDugan Well, another loss to the Bengals to finish out the preseason. The outcome wasn’t all that important, but it certainly was more lopsided than many Colts players, coaches or fans would’ve hoped. The first half was ugly but close. Chandler Harnish, the only Colts quarterback playing this fine evening, didn’t complete a pass to a wide receiver before the break...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The most important players to watch tonight during the Indianapolis Colts first game

The Indianapolis Colts will play in their first preseason game tonight at 7:00 PM eastern time against the New York Jets. It will be the first time we have watched the Colts play since the dreadful playoff loss against the New England Patriots last January. With a new season, new hope arrives. The Colts staff have been sporting shirts during training camp that show the Lombardi Trophy...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts rookie Jonathan Newson impressing coaches at camp

A week ago today, the Indianapolis Colts checked into Anderson, Indiana to begin the 2014 training camp. Among the players to report was fifth round pick Jonathan Newsome, a defensive end from Ball State University. During the Colts first full pad practice last Saturday, Newsome brought high energy to the field, and was impressing the coaches. During a one on one drill against running...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 91 Jonathan Newsome

Only 91 days remain until the kickoff of the Indianapolis Colts’ official season-opener against the Denver Broncos on Sept. 7. And #91 on our countdown is a player who will be asked to make an impact off the bench almost immediately. While he likely won’t start during this season, rookie defensive end Jonathan Newsome out of Ball State will be thrown into a complex pass-rushing...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 92 Bjoern Werner

There are 92 days remaining between now and the Indianapolis Colts' season opener at Denver on Sept. 7. With that many days, there is plenty of time to decide who will fill the void left by Robert Mathis (who is suspended the first four games of 2014). Coincidentally, 92 is also the number of second-year linebacker Bjoern Werner.As a first-round pick in 2013 out of Florida State...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Breakout Candidates for the Colts

Dwayne Allen, Tight EndThird-year tight end Dwayne Allen is a perfect breakout candidate for 2014. He showed immense promise in his 16 starts during his 2012 rookie campaign, totaling 45 catches, 521 yards and 3 touchdowns. At the end of the season, he was even Matt Miller of Bleacher Report’s tenth-ranked tight end in the league. Allen was injured and put out for the season after...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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