Colts Rumors & News

  • Colts cut return man Griff Whalen, sign RB Zurlon Tipton

    Pro Football Talk "Colts return man Griff Whalen’s latest mistake was his last in Indianapolis. Whalen was part of the odd botched kickoff return that easily could have been a safety on Sunday against the Patriots. The Colts signed veteran return man Josh Cribbs this week and have now cut Whalen today." November 22

  • Colts TE Dwayne Allen ruled out for Week 12

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Colts coach Chuck Pagano told reporters that tight end Dwayne Allen will not play Week 12 against the Jaguars. The team officially ruled him out for the game, per the team's official website. Allen suffered an ankle Week 11 against New England and was unable to practice all week leading up to..." November 22

  • Three Colts Starters Ruled Out for Sunday's Game

    Stampede Blue "While this news isn't unexpected, it's still significant: three Colts starters have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, per head coach Chuck Pagano in his press conference this afternoon. Tight end Dwayne Allen (ankle), right tackle Gosder Cherilus (shoulder), and..." November 21

  • Which Colts player makes NFL-leading $45K per play?

    Indianapolis Star "When it comes to body parts, Adam Vinatieri should be thanking that sweet foot of his. That foot. That right foot. That size 10 foot he kicks with (in a size 8.5 soccer shoe). That foot earns him $45,946 per play. And that makes Vinatieri the highest paid guy, per snap, in the NFL. No. Not..." November 21

  • Is this the end for Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw?

    Indianapolis Star "Ahmad Bradshaw's season is officially over, the Colts veteran running back landing on injured reserve this week for the second time in as many seasons. It's a big blow for the Indianapolis Colts, but it's also a huge personal setback for Bradshaw. He had just overcome a serious neck injury..." November 20

  • Colts have signed Josh Cribbs; here's why

    Indianapolis Star "Veteran return man Josh Cribbs is Indianapolis-bound. The Colts announced his signing Tuesday afternoon. Cribbs was in Indianapolis last week where he had what an NFL source described as an impressive workout. But coach Chuck Pagano said at the time the workout was more or less a routine..." November 19

  • Source: Colts have no interest in adding Rice "Despite losing running back Ahmad Bradshaw for the season, the AFC South-leading Indianapolis Colts would have no interest in signing Ray Rice as a potential replacement once the player is reinstated to the NFL, a team source said. Colts coach Chuck Pagano was defensive coordinator of the..." November 18

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Source confirmed for a report by @FSOhioZJackson that Josh Cribbs will sign w/ #Colts. I'm told it will be today.

  • With Bradshaw down, Colts' Richardson takes on challenge

    Indianapolis Star "The Indianapolis Colts essentially had no running game in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots. Now, with Trent Richardson preparing to carry a bigger load, getting that running game back on track will prove an even steeper climb. Leading rusher Ahmad Bradshaw could miss the rest of the..." November 18

  • Patriots continue their run with thrashing of Colts

    CSN New England "Another week, another AFC rival emasculated on national television. Sunday night’s 42-20 win over the Colts, highlighted by Jonas Gray’s 199 rushing yards and Rob Gronkowski blocking a Colt out of the end zone and into the tuba section, is becoming the norm. Since the Kansas City Thing, the..." November 17

  • Ahmad Bradshaw leaves in a boot and on crutches "Observed and heard in the Indianapolis Colts’ locker room after their 42-20 loss to the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium. Blow to the running game: Running back Ahmad Bradshaw was on crutches with a boot on his left foot when he departed the locker room after the game. He suffered..." November 17

  • Ahmad Bradshaw may have broken ankle

    Pro Football Talk "It wasn’t good to see Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw walking gingerly to the locker room last night without a shoe or a sock on his left leg. It wasn’t good to see him leaving the stadium with a walking boot on his foot and in crutches. And it’s definitely not good to hear the preliminary..." November 17

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    TE Dwayne Allen suffered what Colts believe to be a high ankle sprain, per source. So lose Ahmad Bradshaw and Allen hurting.

  • Colts, Seahawks, 49ers among teams eyeing CFL star Duron Carter "Troubled wide receiver Duron Carter, son of Hall of Fame pass catcher Cris Carter and formerly a top college recruit, is free to begin negotiating with NFL teams next month. And upward of 10 NFL teams are tracking the CFL standout closely. Several sources close to the player believe the Colts will..." November 16

  • Colts Arthur Jones Ruled Out for Sunday's Game

    Stampede Blue "Today the Colts concluded their final day of media availability before they take on the New England Patriots this Sunday night, and with it comes the official injury report. The Colts have ruled out defensive lineman Arthur Jones (ankle) and listed offensive lineman Gosder Cherilus (groin) as..." November 15

  • Brady maybe a little envious of Luck "New England Patriots veteran Tom Brady faces another marquee quarterback in prime time on Sunday night and he's envious of what Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts can do. "He's a great player, in his third year, and he's had a lot of success," Brady said Wednesday of the Colts' impressive..." November 12

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Colts activate Landry "The Indianapolis Colts activated defensive back LaRon Landry off the suspended list after he sat out four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances. The Colts' secondary hasn't missed a beat without Landry, thanks to the strong play of cornerbacks Vontae Davis and..." November 04

  • Colts' Hugh Thornton benched in disciplinary move

    Indianapolis Star "Colts starting right guard Hugh Thornton was benched Monday night in an apparent disciplinary move by coach Chuck Pagano. Thornton was not injured and had practiced all week in preparation for the Colts' matchup with the New York Giants. But he was unexpectedly sidelined when the game began...." November 04

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Wayne says he doesn’t think he will be limited in any way on Monday night. “If I’m going out there, I’m expecting to play."

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    Zak Keefer @zkeefer

    Vontae Davis, Trent Richardson also out here practicing. No sign of Reggie Wayne, though he usually takes a rest day each week.

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Pagano says Reggie Wayne is ahead of schedule. The hope is to get him back sometime this week.

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    re: Trent Richardson. I might've been wrong. #Colts seem to be leaning toward sitting starting running back today w hamstring strain. #Colts

  • Reggie Wayne out for Colts "Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers as he continues to deal with an elbow injury, coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Friday. Wayne suffered the injury against Cincinnati last weekend." October 24

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    Reggie Wayne is officially out, acc to Chuck Pagano. Richardson, Jack Doyle are questionable.

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    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    On #colts RB Trent Richardson, Pagano said he probably would see limited work Thurs. That didn't happen. Hoping for update in a bit. @rtv6

  • If Wayne is not available, expect more targets for Nicks, Moncrief

    Indianapolis Star "The Colts haven't made public any decision on receiver Reggie Wayne's availability for Sunday. But with the veteran nursing an elbow injury, the Colts are at least thinking about contingency plans. And those plans begin with Hakeem Nicks and Donte Moncrief. Their experiences so far in 2014..." October 24

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    Stephen Holder @HolderStephen

    No Reggie Wayne in practice today. He's out here watching from the sidelines. #Colts

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Backup quarterbacks come in many varieties, just ask Matt Hasselbeck

    USA Today "He waits in the wings, often perceived as the guy who can enable a struggling team to take flight or perhaps save a season in a pinch. Maybe he's a 20-year-old hotshot, perhaps a 40-year-old has-been — most likely something in between — but often one of the most popular guys on an NFL..." October 22

  • Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps joins Colts, hopes football career takes off

    Indianapolis Star "The Colts just got a little faster. Their signing of running back and former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps to the practice squad definitely adds something to Indianapolis' team speed. Demps owns a silver medal for his participation on the 2012 U.S. 4x100-meter relay team in the London Games..." October 22

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    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts Erik Walden fined $27,562 for contact with official. Called it nonsense. 'Tell Roger I appreciate it'

  • Reggie Wayne on Elbow: "Don't Panic" and "I'll Be Fine"

    Stampede Blue "While Colts fans anxiously await news on the results of star receiver Reggie Wayne's MRI on his elbow, Wayne appeared on his weekly radio show with Jake Query and Derek Schultz on 1260 WNDE in Indianapolis and he said that he still is waiting for the results as well. With that said, however, he..." October 21

  • Colts assess Wayne's elbow injury "Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne could miss one to two games after injuring an elbow during the 27-0 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The injury, which occurred in the first quarter, isn't believed to be serious, but the Colts were still reviewing test results on..." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Erik Walden ejected, which allows Bengals a first down

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals finally got a first down with 48 seconds left in the first half, but it took an unusual play to get it. The lonely first down came by penalty, as Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden was ejected for putting his hands on an official. Walden was jawing back and forth with Bengals..." October 19

  • With Luck up next, the pressure is on Guenther

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Three weeks in, Paul Guenther managed to miraculously make Mike Zimmer a distant memory. The beloved coordinator and current head coach of the Minnesota Vikings left town, but the dominant defense remained. Critics stalking Bengals box scores for ammunition were left with minuscule quarterback..." October 19

  • Police release dash cam footage from Jim Irsay arrest "Authorities in Indiana have released the dash cam footage that was taken the night Colts owner Jim Irsay was pulled over and arrested in March. Following the March 16 arrest, Irsay was set to face charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and four felony counts of possession of a..." October 18

  • Jim Irsay says Colts considering trades

    Indianapolis Star "Owner Jim Irsay's return to the Indianapolis Colts this week after a six-week suspension stemming from his guilty plea in a DUI case has him energized. During a 25-minute interview in his office on Wednesday – when Irsay hosted myself and a handful of other local media – you could plainly see..." October 17

  • Insider: Jim Irsay says Colts considering trades

    Indianapolis Star "Owner Jim Irsay's return to the Colts this week after a six-week suspension stemming from his guilty plea in a DUI case has him energized. During a 25-minute interview in his office on Wednesday – when Irsay hosted myself and a handful of other local media – you could plainly see his eagerness..." October 16

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay breaks silence on suspension

    Indianapolis Star "The hardest part was Sundays. That's when Jim Irsay found it toughest to cope with being away from the thing he loves almost as much as life: The Indianapolis Colts. The team's owner, fresh off a six-game suspension issued after pleading guilty in a driving-under-the-influence case in..." October 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Pat Angerer is retiring RT @PAngererUSA:

  • Pagano says Colts will keep kicking onside until teams adjust

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have had plenty of success with onside kicks this season, recovering all three of their onside kick attempts. And Colts coach Chuck Pagano says there may be more of that coming. On Thursday night against the Texans, the Colts saw an obvious flaw in Houston’s kickoff return alignment:..." October 13

  • Colts hold on for 33-28 victory over Texans, take sole possession of first in AFC South

    Indianapolis Star "What we saw of the Indianapolis Colts' 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans Thursday at NRG Stadium: • Colts hold on, Texans don't: With the Texans on the verge of taking the lead after trailing 24-0 in the first quarter, receiver Andre Johnson fumbled in Colts territory with safety Mike Adams..." October 10

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay tweets first day back from suspension

    USA Today "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was officially reinstated Friday after serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy and he acknowledged his return in a way only Irsay can -- via Twitter. "What can I say? I could say something,but nothing IS something;nothing..." October 10

  • Report: Colts owner Irsay to be allowed to return to work Friday

    Fox Sports "Suspended Colts owner Jim Irsay will be allowed to return to work Friday after the team's Thursday night game against the Houston Texans, ESPN reports. Irsay was suspended the first six games of the regular season and fined $500,000 for violating the league's personal conduct policy after he..." October 09

  • Jim Irsay: Things got 'really bad' with Peyton, Colts "When Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers went through a rocky divorce back in 2008, Charles Woodson described the situation as one that had "become its own monster." Although Peyton Manning's exit from Indianapolis never reached those levels of acrimony in the public eye, NFL Media columnist..." October 09

  • D shall overcome in Colts' win over Ravens

    Indianapolis Star "When Mike Adams was a boy, he dreamt of playing football on glorious Sunday afternoons, with huge stakes and big plays to match. The ideal scenario: His defense takes the field needing a precious, final stop to slam the door and preserve a win. "That's what we want," the Colts' starting..." October 06

  • Colts WR Reggie Wayne: 'Hopefully we can give you a show, not show you our AARP cards'

    Indianapolis Star "A scroll through the 2001 NFL draft hints at an era long past, one of winnowed primes and expired careers. Some of the standouts – LaDanian Tomlinson, Steve Hutchinson – have happily retired, content to cap a decade-plus of Hall of Fame-worthy work. Most never came close to playing that..." October 05