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2015 Fantasy Football: Call Me Crazy But ... Frank Gore Is A Top 5 RB

Call me Crazy but …   Let’s have some crazy fun with a running back this time. The insane statement of this article is Frank Gore will finish this year as a top 5 running back. I know the first thing you’re thinking, he’s already over 30. I know and 99.9% of the time I totally agree but Gore is a different kind of back. What makes him so special? Let’s dive right into...
Via Football Nation
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Wrap-Up: Colts Win the All-Important Third Game 24-14

Disclaimer: As a professional football writer (I have the membership card to prove it) I’m contractually obligated to treat preseason football as if it mattered. In reality, the only questions that matter in the preseason are as follows: 1. Did anyone die or worse, blow an ACL? 2. No, seriously. Who needs surgery as a result of this game? 3. No one? Oh great. Now let’s all act...
Via The Colts Authority
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Things I’m Watching For in the Colts’ Third Preseason Game

It’s the Colts’ third preseason game tonight, which, if you ask Gregg Doyel, is the Super Bowl of preseason games. A quick aside before we get to the preview for tonight: Doyel has been all-aboard the over-dramatic preseason media train for the last few weeks, whether it was crying about the Colts’ backup quarterback play (which is bad, but not worth spending a whole column...
Via The Colts Authority
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the 2015 NFL offensive stat leaders

PASSING YARDS Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts – 5,050 yards  Had Luck played out all 16 games to the fullest last season, he would have likely led this category last season, ultimately settling for 3rd. Now with the addition of Andre Johnson and rookie field-stretcher Phillip Dorsett, Luck is in prime position to post his first 5,000 yard season as he nears the prime of his career...
Via EndZoneScore
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five burning questions surrounding the Indianapolis Colts

Make no mistake about it, the Indianapolis Colts are headed into the 2015 season as an early favorite to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. While the Colts have looked undisciplined during the first two weeks of the preseason, it is just that. The preseason. However, we are going to answer five burning questions that surround the team headed into the regular season. You may also...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three players you must watch during the Indianapolis Colts third preseason

The preseason can be rough to watch if your’e just an average NFL fan. However, if you are going to watch any game during the preseason, week 3 is where it is at. The Indianapolis Colts will face the St. Louis Rams tomorrow night, in which should be a great test for a team that has high expectations headed into the season. While the Colts aren’t necessarily looking for their...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore has an otherwordly view of Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore is convinced that quarterback Andrew Luck's skills are something out of this world. "He runs meetings like a coach. Basically, I'm playing with a coordinator on the field," Gore told The Jim Rome Show on Wednesday. "He's a football god. He sees everything. He sees the big picture of everything. ... He lets me know when [there's] something...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore calls Andrew Luck ‘football God’

    Now a member of the Colts, Frank Gore is getting his first opportunity to share a backfield with Andrew Luck. It appears Gore is enjoying working with his new quarterback. Earlier this month, Gore was complimentary of Luck’s ability to command a huddle during an interview with NFL Network, slighting former teammate Colin Kaepernick in the process. On Wednesday, the veteran...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duron Carter trying to show he can catch on in NFL

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Duron Carter has that NFL look. At 6-foot-5, 211 pounds, he's a big enough receiver to take advantage of mismatches. He's fast enough to go deep or return kicks and, like his Hall of Fame dad, Cris, the Colts rookie receiver has demonstrated a penchant for making big plays. Now comes the tricky part: Proving he can consistently take those tools from the practice...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three position battles still going on in Indianapolis for the Colts

Usually you would like to know who your starters are heading into week 3 of the preseason, but nothing is perfect in the NFL. And that is exactly the position the Indianapolis Colts are in right now. We all know who will be starting a quarterback, left tackle, corner, and a few others spots. But there is still some uncertainty as to other main positions across the defense and offense...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Preseason 53-Man Roster Projections: Offense

Since the pre-camp edition of the projected 53-man roster, there have been some roster moves, some guys have gotten healthy and there have been performances (or a lack thereof) that now warrant an updated list. The Indianapolis Colts are not currently in the business of entertaining projects, especially at the skill positions on the offensive side of the ball. There are a few positions...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Punter Pat McAfee Pokes Fun At Russell Wilson's 'Miracle Water' Claim

Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee is a great big goof. He proved that recently when he did a stand-up act that was pretty darn funny. He's not hesitate to poke fun at people during promos in the past, and he certainly doesn't pull any punches on Twitter if he thinks he can get a good laugh out of something.So when he heard about Russell Wilson's claim that 'Recovery Water' cured...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The T.Y. Hilton Contract Is A Steal For The Indianapolis Colts

Jim Irsay has certainly been busy.On Aug. 13, the Indianapolis Colts extended wide receiver T.Y. Hilton to a five-year, $65 million deal with $39 million in guaranteed money. The deal keeps Hilton with the team until 2020 and makes Hilton the fourth-highest paid wide receiver behind Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas. Signing was a smart move for Hilton because...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Wayne on joining Pats: 'I want to win, point blank'

FOXBORO, Mass. — Reggie Wayne received a lot of “serious” calls while he sat at home as a free agent, but he made sure to pick up his phone when the 508 area code came up on his screen. Wayne signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots on Tuesday reportedly worth up to $3 million. His reason for picking the Patriots over other “good teams” was simple. ...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts LB Robert Mathis activated off PUP list

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis is one step closer to getting back in the lineup. Tuesday, the team activated Mathis from the physically unable to perform list, clearing the way for the 34-year old to return to practice. Mathis missed all of last season after sitting out the first four games while serving a suspension for violating the league's policy against performance...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Reggie Wayne As a Patriot Breaks My Heart

Photos: Matt Bowen/Indianapolis Colts There are a few different kinds of breakups. I can tell you this, because I’ve had all of them at some point in my life. There is the Already Over You breakup, where you break up with someone and it’s so amicable, you actually hope they start dating someone right away. If nothing else, to make you feel better. You start picturing people...
Via The Blue Mare
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts rookie Parry making push for starting nose tackle job

If Saturday's preseason game was any indication, Indianapolis Colts nose tackle Josh Chapman shouldn't feel overly comfortable in his role as a starter. Although Chapman got the start in the loss to the Chicago Bears, rookie David Parry also saw snaps with the first-team defense as the Colts search for an anchor for the middle of their defensive line. As ESPN's Mike Wells notes,...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Reggie Wayne make oldest QB-WR duo in NFL

Reggie Wayne and the New England Patriots have come to terms on a one-year deal (h/t ESPN’s Adam Schefter), and pairing the 36-year-old Wayne with 38-year-old quarterback Tom Brady makes them the oldest quarterback/wide receiver combination currently in the NFL. The only quarterback older than Brady is Denver Broncos gunslinger Peyton Manning, who turned 39 in March. Wayne is...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reggie Wayne signs one-year deal with Patriots

The heated rivalry between the Patriots and Colts got even more interesting on Monday when New England signed Reggie Wayne to a one-year contract. Adam Schefter, who reported that Wayne was in Foxboro taking a physical over the weekend, was first with the news. Wayne, 36, was relatively productive last season coming off a torn tricep injury that forced him to miss nine games in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson and Parry: The Future of the Colts’ Defensive Line?

Writer’s note: If you don’t care about the writer’s personal life and future plans, please skip this next paragraph. Or, if you must, go leave a mean comment about it on Reddit or something. Hello again, everyone! It’s good to be back and writing. I had a crazy offseason that involved a few major personal life changes (all good ones). Because of said changes, I’m sad...
Via The Colts Authority
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning once feared Pats were bugging locker room

Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy says there was a time that Peyton Manning was so concerned that the New England Patriots were bugging the visitor’s locker room at Gillette Stadium that he would leave it to discuss the game plan. Dungy, during an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show,” said that there’s no way to know if the Patriots were in fact bugging the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: TY Hilton’s top 5 performances

The Indianapolis Colts and star wide receiver TY Hilton have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $65 million, including $39 million in guaranteed money, making Hilton one of the NFL’s highest paid receivers. The only receivers set to earn more guaranteed money than Hilton are Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas, which implies the Colts believe Hilton is...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

TY Hilton signs five-year, $65 million extension with Colts

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton seemed downright giddy when Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas signed their contract extensions earlier this offseason, and now we know why. On Wednesday, Hilton and the Colts agreed to a five-year extension worth $65 million, according to various reports. The deal includes $39 million in guaranteed money and will add an additional...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck on Frank Gore: 'He protects his butt off'

If Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had a decent offensive line, his already-impressive numbers would likely soar. However, while the Colts didn’t upgrade their blocking unit on the line of scrimmage, running back Frank Gore is the next best thing. According to Stephen Holder of The Indianapolis Star, Luck praised his new running back’s ability and willingness to...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts unused medication exchange for DVD promo is odd

So, the Indianapolis Colts offered up a tweet on Thursday in which the team announced a promotion where fans will receive a free team DVD in exchange for turning in unused or expired medication. Bring unused or expired Rx prescriptions for safe disposal to #ColtsCamp on 8/9 & receive the 2014 highlight DVD! — Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) August 6...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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