If the NFL playoffs were to start next week, today's 1 p.m. matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins, both 4-3, would decide a wild-card spot. The two franchises were a combined 8-24 in 2011. But their surprising presences in the postseason conversation -- albeit in a weakened AFC -- go to show that the nature of the NFL game (and impressive rookie … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts are surprise playoff threats, as are opposing Miami Dolphins
Andrew Luck was billed as the most NFL-ready quarterback prospect since Peyton Manning -- some even said John Elway. It seems fitting, then, that the 23-year-old rookie was drafted first overall by the Indianapolis Colts, the franchise that drafted both Manning and Elway (the latter forced a trade from the franchise when it was in Baltimore) with the top pick. While the … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck showing promise entering third game against Jacksonville Jaguars
The Indianapolis Colts have endured quite the eventful -- and often turbulent -- offseason in 2012. The firings of Vice Chairman Bill Polian, GM Chris Polian and coach Jim Caldwell. The hires of GM Ryan Grigson and coach Chuck Pagano. The release of quarterback Peyton Manning, the greatest and most iconic Indianapolis Colt of all time, and the subsequent cuts of long-time … [Read more...] about The Great Unknown: 2012 Indianapolis Colts preview
New Indianapolis Colts GM Ryan Grigson made official Tuesday what we all pretty much knew back in January: the franchise will select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 pick in today's NFL Draft. Luck is billed as the most pro-ready quarterback prospect to enter the league since Peyton Manning, the man he's succeeding in Indianapolis. Some would go even further … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts 2012 NFL Draft preview: Andrew Luck, then what?