Colts Rumors & News

  • The Colts suspension of Trent Richardson voids over $3.1 million

    Waiting For Next Year "The tale of Trent Richardson gets stranger by the day. No, I’m not talking about him getting traded or his continual disappointment between the lines on an NFL field. I’m talking about his very standing in the league and with his current team, the Indianapolis Colts. Trent Richardson missed the..." January 29

  • Colts, Duron Carter near deal "Wide receiver Duron Carter is closing in on an agreement with the Indianapolis Colts, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Carter, the son of Hall of Famer and current ESPN analyst Cris Carter, played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League last season. It has..." January 27

  • Colts Name Rob Chudzinski Associate Head Coach "The Indianapolis Colts and Rob Chudzinski have agreed to a new contract naming him Associate Head Coach. “We’re excited to keep Chud in our family,” said Head Coach Chuck Pagano. “He’s been a critical part of our operation and we’re looking forward to sharing even more success in the future.”" January 27

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    Joel Corry @corryjoel

    I've confirmed that Trent Richardson's suspension for conduct detrimental voids the guarantees of his $3,184,062 2015 base salary.

  • Adam Vinatieri not a fan of narrow goal posts

    Sporting News "The NFL experimented with extra points in Sunday night's Pro Bowl, and one veteran kicker did not like the changes. The league narrowed the goal posts from 18.6 feet to 14 for its all-star event. In addition, the NFL made kickers attempt extra points from the 15-yard line for a 33-yard try..." January 26

  • Andrew Luck on new contract: 'There's nothing there'

    Indianapolis Star "As much as Andrew Luck is a priceless commodity for the Indianapolis Colts, the team has no reason to be in a rush to renegotiate his rookie contract. That's why it was surprising to see a report last week that stated the Colts and Luck's representatives were working on a deal that would result..." January 26

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    Side note on Luck, I'm convinced based on what he told me today and Grigson's comments Friday that nothing's imminent on a contract.

  • Colts frontrunners for CFL star WR Duron Carter

    Indianapolis Star "Canadian Football League standout Duron Carter can't sign with an NFL team until Feb. 10, but a source with knowledge of the situation said the Colts remain one of the frontrunners for the services of the former Ohio State and Alabama receiver. The other team to watch: The Minnesota Vikings,..." January 25

  • Belichick: Pats followed every rule

    ESPN Boston "Bill Belichick stated that the New England Patriots "followed every rule" in preparing their footballs for last Sunday's AFC Championship Game, offering several potential reasons behind the "Deflategate" controversy. Belichick addressed the issue in a lengthy statement Saturday, one day after..." January 25

  • Colts' Andrew Jackson arrested in DUI case in Kentucky

    Indianapolis Star "Colts linebacker Andrew Jackson was arrested in Kentucky early Friday morning on an impaired-driving charge, according to jail records. Jackson, 22, was booked into the jail just before 5 a.m. on preliminary charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and..." January 25

  • Jim Miller says Nate Solder's TD catch shouldn't have counted vs. Colts "Good news for those of you suffering full-on Deflategate fatigue: Here's a story about something other than under-inflated balls. But it's bad news for those of you who don't want to hear about more Patriots shenanigans during their run to the Super Bowl. Either way, you've been warned. The..." January 24

  • No guarantee Robert Mathis will be ready for training camp "Robert Mathis sightings around the Indianapolis Colts' facility during the media portion were pretty rare during the season. There was no reason for linebacker to be in the locker room since he was out for the season with a torn Achilles, but you also wondered how his rehabilitation was going..." January 24

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Trent Richardson will serve the 2nd game of his suspension next season if he's back with the Colts

  • NFL issues statement on Deflategate investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL issued the following statement on Friday afternoon in response to inquiries about “Deflategate”: “Our office has been conducting an investigation as to whether the footballs used in last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game complied with the specifications that are set forth in the playing..." January 24

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    Bob Kravitz @bkravitz

    Grigson says Trent Richardson was suspended two games by the club.

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Grigson wouldn't commit to Trent Richardson being back next season. Not surprising he said that.

  • Adam Vinatieri: Goal posts don't need to be changed "With the NFL narrowing the goal post width from 18 to 14 feet for Sunday's Pro Bowl, ageless veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri will be one of the guinea pigs for the league's experiment. The 42-year-old -- who said Wednesday night at the Pro Bowl Draft he plans to return for his 20th season --..." January 22

  • Glazer: Ravens tipped off Colts about Patriots' deflated footballs

    Fox Sports "The Baltimore Ravens tipped off the Indianapolis Colts going into the AFC title game about the Patriots potentially doctoring the air in footballs, according to FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer. According to Glazer, the NFL was already planning to inspect the balls at halftime, despite D'Qwell..." January 22

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Some clarification on Chudzinski. Colts have denied permission now but they can't in a week when his contract is up. So he could still b ...

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Colts are blocking offensive assistant Rob Chudzinski from all of his interview requests. They want to keep him, he helps immensely

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    Brandon Browner @bbrowner27

    For my 2cents Blount scored 3 rushing touchdowns. He could've carried a beach ball. Also doesn't hurt we only gave up 7 points #inflatethis

  • Report: Colts told NFL of inflation concerns after November game vs. Pats

    Pro Football Talk "One of the key moments of “Inflationgate” came when Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson intercepted Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the second quarter of Sunday’s AFC title game in Foxborough. Per multiple reports, the ball was deemed to feel a little light, and from there, the NFL got..." January 21

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    Howard Balzer @HBalzer721

    Colts, of course, deactivated Trent Richardson Sunday, but also suspended him.

  • After abrupt end, it's time to look ahead with Colts

    rtv 6 "It was the traditional somber day-after in the Indianapolis Colts’ locker room. Large black trash bags were situated in front of each player’s cubicle. Many already had been stuffed with personal items. All would be crammed and carried to awaiting SUVs and cars by the end of Monday. The..." January 20

  • Deflated ball investigation began after Colts interception

    Newsday "Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Monday he will cooperate with an NFL investigation into whether the Patriots used footballs that were not fully inflated during Sunday’s 45-7 win over the Colts in the AFC Championship Game. NFL spokesman Michael Signora confirmed to Newsday early Monday..." January 20

  • Pagano on deflated footballs: Didn’t notice it, won’t comment on it

    Pro Football Talk "Colts coach Chuck Pagano isn’t talking about deflategate. Asked today about the NFL’s investigation into whether the Patriots deflated some of the footballs used in Sunday’s game to make them easier to grip, Pagano said declined to comment. “Did not notice, and that’s something for the..." January 20

  • Reggie Wayne's decision: Retire or return?

    Indianapolis Star "Reggie Wayne won't let himself start thinking about it until Nashville. Up to that point in the ride, it's only music. A lot of very loud music. The Colts veteran receiver will soon pack his car and make the same 16-hour drive he makes after every season finishes. He'll head home to Miami. On..." January 20

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Colts signed WR Jeff Demps to reserve/future deal.

  • Report: Patriots being investigated for using deflated footballs

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL will investigate the possibility that the New England Patriots deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, which they won 45-7 over the Indianapolis Colts, according to Bob Kravitz of It rained constantly on Sunday in Foxborough, Mass., which made gripping the ball..." January 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Rams have requested permission to speak with #Colts special assistant Rob Chudzinski for their OC opening, source said.

  • Patriots destroy Colts 45-7 to advance to Super Bowl XLIX

    NESN "The Indianapolis Colts didn’t stand a chance. This New England Patriots team is rolling, and they just steamrolled Andrew Luck and the Colts for the second time this season. This one, a 45-7 drubbing, was even worse than Week 11’s 42-20 win in Indianapolis. Everywhere that the Patriots..." January 18

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Colts inactives: WR Griff Whalen, RB Richardson, CB Sheldon Price, OL Xavier Nixon, C Jonotthan Harrison, LB Bjoern Werner, DL Zach Kerr

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Alabama OC Lane Kiffin is a front-runner for 49ers OC job. Colts special assistant to HC Rob Chudzinski also under consideration.

  • Report: Colts' Vontae Davis, Greg Toler will play vs. Patriots

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Barring a setback before the game, Colts cornerbacks Vontae Davis and Greg Toler will play in Sunday's AFC championship game at New England, sources told the NFL Network." January 18

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    Bob Kravitz @bkravitz

    Breaking: Trent Richardson missed this mornings walk through and didn't notify the team. Reason he didn't travel

  • Colts planning big-money deal for Andrew Luck

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have a history of forcing their franchise quarterbacks to complete their contracts before signing them to new contracts. Indy has done it twice before, after Peyton Manning’s rookie deal expired — and then after his second contract ended. With quarterback Andrew Luck one year away..." January 18

  • Trent Richardson: I missed walkthrough due to “serious family emergency” "Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson missed Saturday's walk-through in Indianapolis and will miss Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots because of a family situation. "I had to miss walk-through," Richardson told on Sunday. "I'm dealing with a..." January 18

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    I’m not making this up: #Colts offensive tackle Xavier Nixon missed the flight and is listed as out for tomorrow, team reports.

  • Colts waiting for investment in Trent Richardson to pay off

    USA Today "Among the remarkable developments in the Indianapolis Colts' postseason run is that they've gotten here, on the verge of their first Super Bowl appearance since 2009, despite the failure of one of the biggest NFL trades in the past several years. Running back Trent Richardson, the third pick in..." January 18

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    #azcardinals released LB coach Mike Caldwell from contract to be Jets asst head coach, per source

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Trent Richardson did not make the trip to New England due to personal reasons. It’s once again the tandem of Herron/Tipton for the @Colts.

  • Mike Carey: I’m right, NFL is wrong about Colts’ muffed punt

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL referee Mike Carey said during the CBS broadcast of the Colts-Broncos game that Colts punt returner Josh Cribbs had muffed a punt and the Broncos had recovered. Then the referee, in conjunction with NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino, looked at the replay and ruled that Cribbs had..." January 17

  • 49ers could be waiting for Chudzinski

    CSN Bay Area "New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula intimated following his Thursday press conference that he has an eye on at least one assistant whose team is playing in the conference championship games on Sunday. Perhaps, the most likely target to join Tomsula’s staff is Rob Chudzinski, 46, the special assistant..." January 17

  • Colts CBs Toler, Davis listed as questionable, but expected to play

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Colts coach Chuck Pagano said cornerbacks Vontae Davis (knee) and Greg Toler (groin) are listed as questionable for Sunday's AFC title game at New England. Pagano said he is confident both cornerbacks will play Sunday. Pagano added they are just being cautious and were conservative with their..." January 17

  • Sunday will be Vinatieri’s 30th postseason game, Brady’s 28th

    Pro Football Talk "Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is poised to become the NFL’s all-time leader in postseason games played, and his former teammate Tom Brady is right behind him. Sunday’s AFC Championship Game will make Vinatieri the first player in NFL history to appear in 30 postseason games. Currently Vinatieri..." January 17

  • Jim Irsay: Josh McNary's arrest 'limited' distraction

    USA Today "Jim Irsay doesn't view the arrest this week of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary on rape charges as a major distraction for a team heading into the AFC Championship Game. That can be debated on its merits. But the Colts owner can't deny it's another blow to the image of the NFL,..." January 16

  • Colts waiting for investment in Trent Richardson to pay off

    USA Today "Among the remarkable developments in the Indianapolis Colts' postseason run is that they've gotten here, on the verge of their first Super Bowl appearance since 2009, despite the failure of one of the biggest NFL trades in the past several years. Running back Trent Richardson, the third pick in..." January 16

  • Reconstructing the Colts' amazing 3-year turnaround

    Indianapolis Star "Before his first day on the job was in the books, Chuck Pagano's mind began to race. He wondered about the enormity of the task that lay ahead, the glaring lack of proven talent with which to work, and, most notably, whether taking a job as coach of the Indianapolis Colts was a colossal..." January 16

  • Richardson: Benching 'never going to happen again'

    Indianapolis Star "How is Trent Richardson approaching this week's AFC Championship Game? "Like I'm going to be the starter," said the Indianapolis Colts recently benched running back. "Because that's just me." But Richardson won't be the starter – that job belongs to Boom Herron now – and Richardson, the..." January 16

  • Colts ask NFL to put McNary on paid leave

    Pro Football Talk "Colts linebacker Josh McNary has been accused of rape. McNary denies it. And McNary’s version of the events could eventually be vindicated. But that doesn’t matter in the post-Rice NFL, where mere accusations (true or otherwise) can get a guy placed on paid leave pending the outcome of the..." January 15