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Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting an offensive guard is biggest need

To make sure quarterback Andrew Luck is able to have a long and healthy career with the Indianapolis Colts, they will need to find a way to protect him. Now protecting Luck could include running the ball, running quick screens, or even drawing up plays where Luck is able to release the ball quickly. While these are formulas for a healthy quarterback, the solution is around the offensive...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts 2014 NFL Mock Draft 7.0 – 7 Rounds

At this point in the NFL Draft process you really start to see some of the prospects that teams are interested in. You just have to try and determine what is a smokescreen and what isn't. With how close the Colts play their cards to their vest, they are no different.Head coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson have touched on some of the positions they are interested...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Indianapolis Colts have had a top-5 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Robert Mathis’ new uniform

The reining NFL sack leader Robert Mathis may have a new uniform for the upcoming season. Teammate Vick Ballard tweeted out at picture yesterday of the mid-evil amour uniform in front of Mathis’s locker. Apparently gifts from fellow defensive teammates Bjoern Werner and Daniel Adongo. Sneak peek of @RobertMathis98 uniform next year. #sackman #beware #herecomesthestripsack pic.twitter...
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2014 Colts Schedule: Five Games to Anticipate

It might only be April, but it is never too early to start looking towards next season. After going to the playoffs for back-to-back seasons and benefiting from fairly easy schedules, the Colts face tough opponents in 2014 and will be tested nearly every week. In the upcoming season, the Colts find themselves playing each AFC division winner, the AFC North and the NFC East. Don...
Via The Colts Authority
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck & the Burden of a Ragtag Backfield

Here’s a stat for you: The Indianapolis Colts averaged 108.9 yards per game on the ground last season. Quarterback Andrew Luck accounted for 23.6 of those yards, so the totals without him would be 85.3 yards per game, which would be “good” for 28th in the NFL. And this segues into the current state of Luck’s backfield. It’s his backfield because, grimly, he is far and away...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday: Davante Adams

In this very first installment of Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday, I will divulge my NFL Draft man crush on Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams, and explain why he would be a good fit with the Indianapolis Colts.First, so you know I’m not just crazy, here is an example of NFL man crushing.To give you a little background on Adams, he compiled 233 receptions over the last two...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 cornerback prospects: Where the Colts come in

Signing veteran corner Vontae Davis last month was a key for the Indianapolis Colts. Adding depth is just as important. While head coach Chuck Pagano has publicly stated the team will target a safety in the draft, and rightly so as it is the biggest need for the Colts. However, adding depth at the cornerback position will be key as well. Expect the Colts to monitor several players...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dregs of the Roster: Lance Louis Film Review

During the 2014 offseason, Colts Authority is making a concentrated effort to have a complex understanding of as many of the players on the roster as possible. It’s all a part of the Colts Authority Charting Project, an intentional effort to chart as many statistical and strategical details about the team as we can. In that vein, we have several film-review series going thoughout...
Via The Colts Authority
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Indianapolis Colts should trade down in the draft

  Simply put, the Indianapolis Colts are short on draft picks as it is. And it doesn’t make sense to sacrifice more of them, in one of the most talented drafts the NFL has seen in a while. The Colts have only 5 draft picks, none of which are in the first round. That pick was traded to the Cleveland Browns for Trent Richardson. And trading future picks to get back into the first...
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3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Indianapolis Colts Mock Draft 2.0

 2nd Round – 59th Overall PickTerrrence Brooks – Safety – Florida StateThe Colts need a safety very badly. Even Coach Pagano said that they’ll look to the draft for a safety. Brooks is a great “center-field-type” safety and can make plays in the running game. He would compliment Laron Landry very well. Brooks would start at safety from Day 1, and could be very impactful...
Via Everything Colts
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Holding Wayne out is the right thing

Will Reggie Wayne not participating in minicamp impact the Indianapolis Colts' chemistry? That was one of the questions that came up after the receiver said he probably won't take part in the team's minicamp. No. Wayne tore his ACL in Week 7 last season. Holding him out until the start of training camp at the end of July is the right thing for the Colts to do. Wayne...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck's funny tweet about being tested for PEDs

Tweet NFL veteran Matt Hasselbeck, currently a backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, is quite the character. The 38-year-old QB had a hilarious response to being randomly tested for steroids Wednesday, which he tweeted earlier in the day: Random drug testing.
Via Los That Sports Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Colts should trade back into the first round

The 2014 NFL draft is less than a month away starting on May 8th. As of right now, the Indianapolis Colts won’t be starting until May 9th. The Colts traded away their lone first round draft pick to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for running back Trent Richardson who was far from productive in 2013, but that could change once he gets a full offseason learning the playbook and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Woman died of overdose in home Jim Irsay bought

Jim Irsay’s arrest for DWI and possession of prescription pills may be the least of his worries. According to Tim Evans and Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star, the arrest came less than three weeks after a woman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in a townhouse Irsay previously had given to her. The woman, Kimberly Wundrum, 42, had a history of drug problems before...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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