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Andrew Luck set records, Reggie Wayne surpassed milestones, Trent Richardson averaged 2.4 yards per carry, and another AFC South opponent was beaten down with scarcely a whimper. The Colts world is back on its axis. This is supposed to be fall premiere week on network television...
Addressing the assembled crowd of franchise supporters at the luncheon before the annual Pacers golf outing at Brickyard Crossing, Frank Vogel was his usual model of energy and enthusiasm. Introducing the newcomers, he pointed out how he couldn’t find anyone last year, not even...
In Denver, they loaded up with three-wide formations and featured the no-huddle. Against Philadelphia, they went ground and pound, dink and dunk, in an effort to control the clock. In Jacksonville, they unloosed the hounds, winging the ball all over the field, racking up 10...
When asked to explain what Ahmad Bradshaw has very quickly come to mean to the Indianapolis Colts, Dwayne Allen stopped in his tracks and pointed to Robert Mathis’ empty locker. “What does that guy mean to the defense? What does that guy mean?” Allen said. “Offensively, man, the...
The Colts got just what they needed, their first win of the season -- and first, in fact, since beating Kansas City in a wild-card game on Jan. 4. In a strange way, so did the Jaguars. After rolling up a 30-0 halftime lead on their way to a 44-17 rout of Jacksonville, the Colts...
One year later, despite the criticism borne from the struggle to establish himself as a true lead back in the NFL, Trent Richardson believes the trade that sent him to the Colts from Cleveland was good not only for his career, but his life. That may well be, but the greater...
There was some discussion of a Blake Bortles sighting this week, but Jacksonville coach Gus Bradley decided to stick with Chad Henne at quarterback against the Colts. Whether that’s reward or punishment could be debated, given how rudely Henne has been treated. The veteran has...
That the Colts are 0-2 is hardly disastrous in and of itself. In fact, it’s not even all that surprising, given the quality of the opposition. How they have arrived in this position, facing Jacksonville for the right to climb out of last place in the AFC South this Sunday, does...
When it comes to succeeding with Andrew Luck, against the Eagles tonight or any other opponent, for that matter, the Colts should keep one important fact in mind: Less is more. Last Sunday night’s 31-24 loss in Denver was just the latest example of what has been one of the most...