Colts Rumors & News

  • Bob McNair on Andre Johnson: Athletes never want to acknowledge losing a step "Houston Texans owner Bob McNair wasn't surprised Andre Johnson bristled at the idea of a reduced role next season. It's just human nature, McNair told me this week at the league's owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore. "Every athlete I think would like to play forever," McNair said when I..." March 29

  • Chuck Pagano plans to coach Colts 'for years to come'

    Indianapolis Star "Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano is entering the final season of his original four-year deal and reportedly won't be extended before this fall. But Pagano doesn't appear the least bit concerned. He released a statement Friday evening suggesting he doesn't plan on going anywhere anytime..." March 29

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • Colts not expected to extend Chuck Pagano before season "Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano enters a make-or-break 2015. Two sources briefed on the situation say the team is not expected to work out a contract extension with Pagano prior to the season, the final year of the four-year contract he signed when he was hired in 2012. Similar to..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Colts Sign Cornerback Deveron Carr

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts signed a player who worked out at the Veteran Combine this weekend in free agent cornerback Deveron Carr. The NFL held their first ever Veteran Combine this weekend, and it was clear that there are likely some changes needed moving forward if the league chooses to..." March 24

  • Jim Irsay puts issue of Andrew Luck's contract to rest

    Indianapolis Star "Andrew Luck will probably become the NFL's highest-paid player at some point. But we've not reached that point. Not yet anyway. Colts owner Jim Irsay was pretty unequivocal on Monday when asked at the NFL's owners meetings whether a contract extension for Luck is currently on the table,..." March 24

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Jim Irsay said Robert Mathis may not be ready to re-emerge until November

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Jim Irsay said Robert Mathis may not be ready to re-emerge until November

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Irsay said he told Reggie Wayne they thought it was time when they met over a two-day period in Florida.

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • Colts to wait on Andrew Luck's deal "The Indianapolis Colts likely won't address franchise quarterback Andrew Luck's next contract until after the 2015 season, owner Jim Irsay said Monday. Irsay, speaking the NFL's annual owners meetings, said the team has had conversations with Luck's representatives, but there's no sense of..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • March Madness: Colts sign Georgia Tech hoops player for O-line "When the month of March started, DeMarco Cox was hooping it up for the Georgia Tech basketball team, now he's playing for the Indianapolis Colts. Just in time for March Madness, the Colts announced on Thursday that they've signed Cox, who didn't play football in college. Coming out of high..." March 21

  • NFL player's ex accused of cutting him, attacking new girlfriend with bat

    WSB-TV Atlanta "Police say the football pro's girlfriend tried to hide out at a Gwinnett County hotel after breaking into his house not once, but three times. “There was a knife involved and there was a gun at first when we got there,” said Assistant Police Chief Lou Solis with the Braselton Police..." March 20

  • Colts sign Georgia Tech basketball's third leading scorer "The Indianapolis Colts today signed undrafted free agent tackle Demarco Cox. Cox, 6-8, 294 pounds, played four years of college basketball at Ole Miss (2010-14) before transferring to George Tech (2014-15) for his final season of eligibility as a fifth-year graduate transfer. Last season, he..." March 20

  • New Colts Defensive End Kendall Langford Brings Durable Body To The Trenches "When dissecting Kendall Langford’s seven-year bio in the NFL, one number might as well be in bold, all CAPS, 72-font. It’s not a tackle-number, or sack-total that makes you re-read the sentence. It’s this: He has appeared in all 16 games in each of his seven years and his 112 consecutive..." March 20

  • Colts propose allowing teams to “go for three” after TDs

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL adopts an odd rule proposal from the Colts, a nine-point game will be a one-possession game. The Colts will propose a new rule at next week’s league meeting that would allow teams to try for a “bonus point” after a successful two-point conversion. So if a team lines up for a..." March 20

  • Raiders RB Trent Richardson believes new offensive system, new team is perfect fit to realize potential

    Contra Costa Times "The Raiders rekindled a tradition of attempting to salvage a reclamation project Tuesday with the signing of running back Trent Richardson. The Browns liked Richardson enough coming out of Alabama to trade picks in the first, fourth, fifth and seventh rounds to the Minnesota Vikings so they..." March 18

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • Report: Nate Irving Visiting the Colts

    Stampede Blue "According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, former Broncos inside linebacker Nate Irving is visiting the Colts today. While the Colts didn't have Vince Wilfork in for a visit and instead he signed with the Houston Texans, they are having another defensive player in for a visit today, according to..." March 16

  • How Does Andre Johnson Envision His Role With The Colts? "When an offense finishes a year re-writing so many franchise records, there are hardly any “subpar” areas to focus on heading into the offseason. The Colts last act in the 2014 season showed that reinforcements were needed though in a couple of particular spots. Andre Johnson feels as though..." March 16

  • Trent Richardson wants his $3 million back, says Colts fined him for being 3 pounds overweight

    Business Insider "The ugly break-up between the Indianapolis Colts and Trent Richardson appears to be just getting started. After the Colts cut Richardson on Thursday, the former No. 3-overall pick told ESPN's Mike Wells that the team was not justified in suspending him for conduct detrimental to the team. Wells..." March 13

  • Report: Trent Richardson files grievance against Colts over January suspension

    The Score "Trent Richardson has filed a grievance against the Indianapolis Colts over his January suspension, according to Pro Football Talk. The Colts released Richardson on Thursday after two disappointing seasons - a move that didn't come as much of a surprise to the running back. "I was expecting..." March 13

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Per source, Colts RB Trent Richardson has filed a grievance over his January suspension. $3.184 million hangs in the balance.

  • Frank Gore Tries to Recruit Vince Wilfork to the Colts

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts made quite a splash in free agency earlier this week, most notably adding veteran running back Frank Gore and wide receiver Andre Johnson - both of whom should help the Colts significantly in 2015. They both have something else in common, however - they both attended the..." March 13

  • Colts are the new Vegas favorite to win Super Bowl 50 "Andre Johnson said he signed with the Colts because he felt like Indianapolis gave him the best chance to win a Super Bowl and at least one Nevada sportsbook agrees with him that Indy has the best chance. At the MGM Sportsbook in Las Vegas, the Colts have been pegged as the favorites to win..." March 13

  • Trent Richardson: “My next step, I’ll be the starter”

    Pro Football Talk "Hours after he was released by the Colts, Trent Richardson insisted that he has plenty of good football left in him. Richardson told Mike Wells of ESPN that Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson is to blame for Richardson’s inability to make things work in Indianapolis. “Me and the GM didn’t..." March 12

  • Colts waive Trent Richardson "The Indianapolis Colts today waived running backs Michael Hill and Trent Richardson. Hill was signed by the Colts as a free agent on January 6, 2015 and appeared in two postseason games on special teams. He also spent time on the team’s practice squad in November 2014. For his two-year..." March 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Colts are paying WR Andre Johnson $21M over three years, source said.

  • Andre Johnson Reunites With Chuck Pagano, Signs With Indianapolis Colts

    NESN "New England Patriots fans’ dreams of signing Andre Johnson has died. Johnson signed with the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced. Johnson signed a three-year, $21 million contract, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Johnson was released by the Houston Texans on Monday after 12 years..." March 11

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Andre Johnson on the top priority he was looking for when Houston released him: “Andrew. Luck."

  • Frank Gore to Colts: ‘I wanted to be with a team who’s got a shot at the trophy’

    San Jose Mercury News "Need a reality check that Frank Gore is no longer on the 49ers? He and the Indianapolis Colts provided one Wednesday. Once Gore, the 49ers’ all-time leading rusher, signed his three-year contract, the Colts posted a video interview with him in which he described his championship-aspiration..." March 11

  • LeSean McCoy told Frank Gore not to sign with Eagles

    Larry Brown Sports "Frank Gore signed with the Indianapolis Colts after having a change of heart over his agreed upon deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Could it be that a conversation with LeSean McCoy dissuaded him from going to Philly? McCoy, who was traded by the Eagles to Buffalo last week, did an interview..." March 11

  • Colts GM Ryan Grigson is going all in for a Super Bowl next season "Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is sliding all his chips to the middle of the table to make a run at Super Bowl next season. Grigson has no choice but to go all in because that's the next step for the Colts after losing to New England in the AFC Championship Game last season...." March 10

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts agreed to terms with free agent defensive end Kendall Langford.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Colts retain S Mike Adams. Two-year deal.

  • Frank Gore plans to sign with Colts "Frank Gore plans to sign with the Indianapolis Colts, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The deal is expected to be similar to the three-year, $12 million offer that the former 49ers running back received Sunday from the Eagles, according to the source. Gore's contract with..." March 10

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Let's try this again: Frank Gore plans to sign with Indy, per source; deal expected to be similar to Philly offer: 3-years, $12M, $7.5M gtd.

  • Colts extend versatile offensive lineman Joe Reitz

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts went outside for one of their offensive line fixes, but are staying in-house for another. The team just announced that guard Joe Reitz had agreed to a contract extension, hours before he’d have hit unrestricted free agency. Reitz has started 24 games over the past five seasons with..." March 10

  • Report: Colts to sign Trent Cole

    The Score "The Indianapolis Colts will sign pass-rusher Trent Cole, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cole, 32, has spent his entire 10-year career with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was released by the team a week ago." March 10

  • Andre Johnson, Frank Gore agree to join Colts together, per report

    SB Nation "Andre Johnson and Frank Gore are headed to the Indianapolis Colts instead of the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a report from Lance Zierlein of Johnson, 33, was released by the Houston Texans on Monday and didn't waste any time on the market before finding a destination. According..." March 10

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    Terry Blount @TerryBlountESPN

    Andre Johnson's brother tweeted 4 teams Andre is interested in _ Seahawks, Colys, Pats and Packers.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Colts are signing pass-rusher Trent Cole