Indianapolis Colts Game Balls: Week 5

 Each week, we single out an outstanding Indianapolis Colts player from each area of the game – offense, defense and special teams – for their positive impact on the team's outcome. Quarterback Andrew Luck gets his own category because, let’s face it, he would receive the offensive game ball more often than not.The Colts (3-2) built on their momentum on Thursday night, battling...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Authority Injury Report Breakdown Week 5: All I Know is that I Don’t Know

Short weeks are the worst. Here it is, the week 5 injury report. Out:  ILB Jerrell Freeman (groin) RB Tyler Varga (concussion) OLB Bjoren Werner (hamstring) Questionable: QB Andrew Luck (right shoulder) QB Matt Hasselbeck (illness) DT Henry Anderson (foot) CB Vontae Davis (foot) S Mike Adams (neck) Probable: TE Dwayne Allen (ankle) RB Frank Gore (foot) DE Kendall Langford (back...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indianapolis Colts DB Mike Adams Makes Interception Of The Year Candidate

The New York Jets were the better offense in the first half of Monday night's game against the Indianapolis Colts (shocking, but true). That meant the defense had to step up in order to keep the Colts from getting blown out in the first two quarters of the game. Mike Adams certainly did when he made this toe-tapping interception near the goal lineWell done Mr. Davis. Well done indeed...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 2 Mailbag

Hello Colts fans and welcome to the week 2 edition of the mailbag. If you missed last week’s edition and want to catch up, you can do so here. Week 1 always makes for an interesting time because it is the pinnacle of overreaction in the sports world. It seems we have a “day” for everything these days. I’m not sure who creates these “days” but I vote that the Monday following...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl safety Adams says Colts WR Dorsett has 'arrived'

Indianapolis safety Mike Adams watched last Saturday as rookie receiver Phillip Dorsett blew past a pair of defensive backs and hauled in a 60-yard pass from quarterback Andrew Luck. "The first thing I said was, 'He's ready. He's arrived,' " Adams said, via the Indianapolis Star. It's still early in training camp and the Colts have yet to even play a preseason game, but the team...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Starting secondary

The Indianapolis Colts had a solid array of cornerbacks last year, and the starting core is still in tact for this season. Darius Butler is a solid slot receiver, Greg Toler is one of the better cornerback 2’s in the league, and Vontae Davis is an elite shut down cornerback, and one of the few blue chip players on the Indianapolis Colts roster. Nothing will change in the lineup...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 best players on the Indianapolis Colts 2015 roster

10. Punter Pat McAfee It is not every day you think of a punter as one of the team’s top players, but punter Pat McAfee certainly is for the Indianapolis Colts. McAfee was First-Team All-Pro last year as well as being named to his first Pro Bowl after being among the top punters in net average, yards per punt, and punts inside the 20 yard line 9. Safety Mike Adams After coming...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts rookie safety Geathers impressing early

The Colts entered the offseason with a glaring need a safety that they believe they addressed with the re-signing of Pro Bowler Mike Adams and the addition of former Atlanta Falcon Dwight Lowery. They're also getting a contribution from a rookie who may end up earning playing time right away. Head coach Chuck Pagano said fourth-round pick Clayton Geathers has already impressed coaches...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts S Mike Adams more worried about getting a– beat by Patriots than Deflategate

Indianapolis Colts safety Mike Adams has his priorities in order, which is to say he is more concerned with his team getting demolished in the AFC Championship Game by the New England Patriots 45-7 than what kind of footballs the Pats were using. “It’s over,” safety Mike Adams said via ESPN. “We don’t have to...Read More
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowler speaks on deflategate

Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl Safety Mike Adams spoke for the first time since the suspension and fines were landed on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Mike Adams “I’m more worried that we got our asses beat than deflated footballs” — Mike Wells (@MikeWellsNFL) May 13, 2015   The Colts lost that game 45-7, and Adams has the right approach. A few soft Brady balls was...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts GM Sparked DeflateGate With Email To NFL Day Before AFC Championship Game

It all goes back to Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson. According to the lengthy Wells report that was released Wednesday afternoon, Grigson indeed sparked the DeflateGate investigation with an email that he sent to the NFL the day before the Colts’ AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots. The report states that Grigson had concerns about the Patriots...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Bold Predictions for the Colts for 2015

As the draft nears, free agency is slowly dwindling down with the Colts ahead of most teams in signings The addition of Trent Cole, Andre Johnson, Duron Carter, and Frank Gore puts Indy a couple steps toward being the elite team that they yearn to be. Here are 5 interesting predictions I have made in confidence that will become reality this upcoming season. Andre Johnson will have...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts NFL Draft Notebook: New Philosophy at Safety?

Well, after a slow month of April, full of mock drafts, mock draft debates, and mocks of mock drafts, yesterday was finally time for the man pulling the trigger (figuratively) on draft day to chat with the media in Indianapolis. And, digging into his quotes, he had some things to say that could actually shed some light, albeit very nonspecific light, on Indianapolis’s draft strategy...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts safety on Peyton Manning: We have him figured out

It was a sad day for the Denver Broncos and veteran quarterback Peyton Manning as the Indianapolis Colts shut the team down in the AFC Divisional Playoffs by the score of 24-13. It was also quite obvious that Manning was not himself during that game. Reports since that disheartening playoff loss have indicated that the future Hall of Famer tried to conceal a quad injury that he...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

What are the Colts’ Biggest Needs Now?

PFS: Colts visited the topic of what the Colts needed a month ago before free agency struck. Now that the frenzy has died down, the question is still valid but the answers have slightly changed.*The Colts signed safety Dwight Lowery last night. However, as a 29-year-old, mid-tier player, it hardly removes the need for a safety or two. Input given without Lowery signing having occurred...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Lowery Will Add Stability to Colts Secondary in 2015

Earlier in the week, the Indianapolis Colts reportedly met with Dwight Lowery who will be entering his eighth season in the NFL. The lack of depth at the position, and no perceived starter opposite Mike Adams, heading into the draft obligated the Colts to make a move on Lowery Friday night.The former New York Jets’ fourth-round pick, out of San Jose State, is coming off one of...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent S Dwight Lowery Visited With The Colts

  According to Albert Breer, free agent S Dwight Lowery visited with the Indianapolis Colts. The news shouldn’t come as a surprise, as GM Ryan Grigson has acknowledged that the team is looking at free agent safeties.  The team only has one clear starter at the position- 34 year-old Mike Adams. Lowery, 29, spent last ... The post Free Agent S Dwight Lowery Visited With The Colts...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Delano Howell Should Be in the Mix for the Colts

One of the Indianapolis Colts' strongest defensive units from last season, safety, is now in dire straits. So much so that now its only unquestioned starter is a senior citizen by NFL standards.To pair with the reigning Pro Bowler Mike Adams, who would currently be starting for the Colts? The answer may be someone who is not currently on the roster but is a familiar face.Delano Howell’s...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts in Serious Safety Trouble?

The Indianapolis Colts entered the 2014 season with a very experienced set of safeties in LaRon Landry and Mike Adams. Unfortunately, the Colts enter 2015 with the safety position being one of the thinnest positions on the roster.The Colts currently only have three safeties other than Adams, and outside of Colt Anderson who has six years of experience, the other two only have five...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl safety has his own documentary

It might just be just the trailer for now, but if the full documentary is anything like the trailer, then it is a must see. Pro Bowl Safety Mike Adams tweeted out his trailer for his upcoming film on how he got to where he is today, a 33 year old  journeyman who is coming off the best season of his career. Everyone has a story & I’m excited to share mine w/ all of you. Check...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Indianapolis Colts Now Have a Top 20 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts re-sign S Mike Adams

Mike Adams has been in the league for 11 years, since 2004, but last season was arguably the best of his career, as he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 7th ranked safety and made the first Pro-Bowl of his career. This is the same guy whose career looked like it could have been over until the Colts signed him in June of last off-season. He’s going into his age 34 season and...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts sign Andre Johnson to 3-year deal

The Indianapolis Colts announced Wednesday that free agent wide receiver Andre Johnson has signed with the team. Welcome to #ColtsNation, Andre Johnson! pic.twitter.com/AOZHF25dw6 — Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) March 11, 2015 According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the deal is for three years, $21 million. It’s official I’m a Colt https://t.co/DZg6dvH4TN — andre...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Gore thinks Colts are close to Super Bowl

Frank Gore was signed by the Indianapolis Colts yesterday, and they are very excited about the move. He is excited to join a team as talented as the Colts, and they are one step closer to being a Super Bowl contender. Gore was asked about his thoughts on the Colts, and how close they were to being a legitimate championship team. New #Colts RB Frank Gore asked how close he thinks...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts bring back Pro Bowler Mike Adams

The Indianapolis Colts were making headlines on the first day of free agency for the Frank Gore signing, but the best news for Colts fans might be the fact that Ryan Grigson re-signed Pro Bowl safety Mike Adams to a two year deal. Colts have retained Mike Adams on a 2-year deal — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 10, 2015   Adams enjoyed the best year of his career last...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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