Nobody -- nobody -- wanted it to end this way. Not you or me. Not Indianapolis Colts fans, who are sure to be divided -- many of them irate -- about the franchise's decision to part ways with Peyton Manning. Not Manning himself. Not owner Jim Irsay, who undoubtedly will be the recipient of the aforementioned fan ire. Not Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz, who was among … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts make heartbreaking but necessary decision to release Peyton Manning
With the NFL lockout finally behind us, football fans can finally turn our attention from the courtrooms and onto the field, where it belongs. In the final edition of his preseason fantasy rankings, I rank the fantasy studs, duds and sleepers in the AFC South. … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football Studs, Duds & Sleepers: AFC South
So here stand the Indianapolis Colts. Here they stand after a condensed offseason, an entire training camp without quarterback Peyton Manning, a 1-3 preseason and a cut to the 53-man roster. So here they stand ... and where, exactly is "here" that they stand? I have to be honest with you, not even I am quite sure one week in advance of the team's regular-season opener … [Read more...] about A Post-Preseason Look at the Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Joe Reitz said the team is tired of hitting each other and is ready to hit someone else. The Colts will get that opportunity tonight at 8 p.m. EST when they face the St. Louis Rams in a preseason game at the Edward Jones Dome. And, according to Stampede Blue's updates on the matter, Indy might be on the verge of signing former Pro Bowl … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Suit Up for Preseason, Looking at Houshmandzadeh?
If there's one thing that can be expected when it comes to the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL Draft, it's the unexpected. Don't believe what any mock draft says; chances are it won't be right. Why do the Colts annually defy seemingly conventional wisdom each April? It historically has worked, but is Indianapolis no longer executing its own strategy well enough? By Drew … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts 2011 NFL Draft Preview
This Thursday, at about 7:15 p.m. on September 2, the 2010 Ohio State Football Buckeyes will rush from the depths of Ohio Stadium and onto the Horseshoes’s FieldTurf for their opening game battle against the Marshall Thundering Herd. For the faithful, there will be goose bumps. For the rest of the college football community (and the Ohio faithful too), there will be a … [Read more...] about Ohio State 2010: Preseason Jitters