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Colts focused more on winning games than The Streak

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Streak evokes all sorts of reactions inside the Colts' locker room. Matt Hasselbeck marvels at it. D'Qwell Jackson sees it a badge of honor. Adam Vinatieri is just plain wowed. Three longtime veterans who have seemingly seen it all during their pro careers never anticipated they'd be part of something like this - an NFL record 16 straight wins against division...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Colts fans planning to taunt Tom Brady with a blimp

A group of Indianapolis Colts fans are about to do something really dumb — perhaps wasting a lot of money in the process — in the hopes of rattling quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Good luck with that. A reader recently sent Barstool Sports an email relaying a separate email stating that Colts fans plan to fly a blimp over Lucas Oil Stadium next Sunday when...
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Pagano 'supremely confident' about chances vs. Pats

Chuck Pagano has a new favorite phrase. The Indianapolis Colts head coach said leading up to his team’s Week 4 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars that he was “supremely confident” injured quarterback Andrew Luck would play. That didn’t happen, as 40-year-old Matt Hasselbeck started in Luck’s place, but Pagano still was ready to go back to the “supremely confident”...
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck was ‘on his death bed’ before Texans game

Reports of Matt Hasselbeck’s illness prior to Thursday’s game between the Colts and Texans apparently were not overstated. Hasselbeck reportedly went to the hospital days before Thursday’s game because he was so ill. Hasselbeck said he got sick during Indy’s Week 4 game against the Jaguars. He shared after the win over the Texans that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Some Texans players have already 'checked out' on coaches

The Houston Texans appear to be moving in reverse during head coach Bill O’Brien’s second season, and it’s being reported that some players have already started checking out just five games into the 2015 season. Houston fell to 1-4 after being defeated at home by the reeling Indianapolis Colts, who were without starting quarterback Andrew Luck. Luck’s replacement, veteran...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson, Colts down Texans in key division win

The Indianapolis Colts were able to improve to 3-2 on the season with a huge 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans this evening. It was a homecoming for Andre Johnson, who had struggled mightily for the Colts throughout the first four weeks of the season. Tonight was his night, however, and he put up big numbers to help the Colts get past their division rival. Matt Hasselbeck...
Via This Given Sunday
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Matt Hasselbeck surpassed Steve Young, Troy Aikman and Kurt Warner in career passing yards

Matt Hasselbeck won’t be enshrined in the NFL’s Hall of Fame five years after he retires, but there can be no doubt his career is noteworthy. During his 17 years in the league, he’s played in 11 postseason games, including Super Bowl XL, and has outlasted many of the league’s top superstars. Still going strong on Thursday night starting in place of injured Andrew Luck, Hasselback...
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Owner on Deflategate: 'Made a mountain out of a mole hill'

One of the biggest issues with Deflategate was the amount of time and money the NFL devoted to the scandal, and it looks as though there are owners who agree. When the NFL discovered the New England Patriots had used underinflated footballs during the 2014 AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, it launched an investigation that spanned seven months — and still is...
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Matt Hasselbeck went to E.R. with illness on Tuesday

Matt Hasselbeck will likely start for the Indianapolis Colts Thursday night with Andrew Luck expected to miss another game due to a shoulder injury. At this point, it sounds like Hasselbeck is the healthier of the two quarterbacks as opposed to the healthy quarterback. Hasselbeck missed practice earlier this week with an illness, and ESPN’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Andrew Luck could be out against Texans

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is reportedly in danger of missing a second consecutive game. When the Colts released backup quarterback Josh Johnson earlier this week, it was viewed as a good sign for Luck’s Week 5 status. The team later re-signed Johnson, but it seemed like that move was made because second-string quarterback Matt...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Can Andre Johnson turn things around in Week 5 vs. Texans?

The Indianapolis Colts signed veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson in free agency this past offseason and allowed Reggie Wayne to walk in free agency. It was a move that excited the Colts’ fan base at the time, but now there are major concerns surrounding the move. Johnson has been held without a catch in each of the past two games and there is real concern about whether or not...
Via This Given Sunday
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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...
Via The Colts Authority
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Colts still expecting Andrew Luck to start on TNF

Despite bringing back quarterback Josh Johnson, the Indianapolis Colts are still planning on Andrew Luck being center against the Houston Texans on Thursday Night Football.  According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Colts re-signed Johnson on Wednesday because backup Matt Hasselbeck “has been sick.” The 40-year-old quarterback sat out Tuesday’s practice. Luck, who missed...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Re-Sign QB Josh Johnson, Place CB Jalil Brown On I.R.

The Indianapolis Colts announced that they’ve re-signed veteran QB Josh Johnson to a contract on Wednesday. The Colts placed CB Jalil Brown on season-ending injured reserve to make room for Johnson. Indianapolis wound up cutting Johnson a few days ago, but some speculated that he could be brought back depending on how Andrew Luck was doing with his shoulder injury. This move...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five stats you might not know about the Indianapolis Colts, but need to

We are a quarter away through the season and the Indianapolis Colts are once again atop the AFC South with a record of 2-2. And while most other teams would be happy with a .500 start, the Colts were not expecting this. They had Super Bowl aspirations, and now they are left with more questions than answers right now. After all, who would have though this secondary would be depleted...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson prepares to return to Houston

Aside for the continuing drama over Andrew Luck's health, perhaps the biggest storyline for the Colts entering Thursday night's game against the Texans is wide receiver Andre Johnson's return to Houston.Johnson, who spent 12 standout seasons with the Texans before being released in March, signed with Indianapolis during free agency. He is Houston's all-time leader in receptions,...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Austin Collie Throwing A Touchdown Pass In Canadian League Game

Remember Austin Collie? He was a solid wide receiver for BYU and then for the Indianapolis Colts before injuries derailed a promising professional career. Fearing he had one concussion too many the Colts let him go, and while he got some work with other teams no one else in the NFL was willing to give him a chance.So he went north of the border to play for the BC Lions. During their...
Via FatManWriting
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Jim Irsay expects one or two L.A. teams next season

Jim Irsay is one of the more well-known owners in the NFL, but he has also had his issues as well. He got into trouble for driving under the influence of drugs awhile back and was forced to check into rehab due to that issue. Now, he is making the news by stating that he expects one or two teams in Los Angeles as early as next season. Colts owner Jim irsay says there's a "high likelihood...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things the Indianapolis Colts need to improve on immediately

The Indianapolis Colts were one of the teams projected to make it to the Superbowl this year. Football critics have had plenty to say about The Colts first few games this year. Undeniably it is apparent that the Colts are having some issues. The questions now should be. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack up after Week 4 of the season? Heroes and Goats: Who stood...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pagano goes old school to combat Colts' fumbling problem

Fumbling has been an issue for the Indianapolis Colts all season and coming off a game in which the team fumbled three times resulting in two turnovers, head coach Chuck Pagano said he's getting back to basics with his team.Per ESPN's Mike Wells, Pagano has instructed his players to protect the football in practice all the way up until the point they hand it back it to the official...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Two photos every Indianapolis Colts fan needs to see

It’s Friday and I think we all need a nice sendoff into this awesome weekend. And as we all know, if there’s one thing that beats a gorgeous woman, it’s a gorgeous woman in a Colts jersey. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Four outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 4 Fantasy Sleepers: Five steals you need to pick up in daily fantasy for Week 4 First and 10: The NFL’s 10...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts punter feared punch from coach Pagano if run failed

Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee jokingly said he feared he would be punched in the face upon his return to the sidelines if his attempt to convert a first down on a botched snap failed during the team’s 35-33 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. McAfee ended up getting the required 18 yards for the first down — a risky move given the 4th down play came from the Colts’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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