Colts Rumors & News

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 24

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 24

  • NFL announces flexible scheduling changes for Week 13 "The NFL announced on Monday the flexible scheduling changes for Week 13, including the Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints game on Dec. 6. The Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns game on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. ET moves from CBS to FOX, and the Panthers-Saints game on FOX moves from 1..." November 24

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Starting left Anthony Castonzo is week-to-week with a MCL sprain, according to coach Chuck Pagano. Wouldn’t be...

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Hasselbeck, Vinatieri pull out 24-21 victory for Colts over Falcons

    Indianapolis Star "Matt Hasselbeck can’t lose. Adam Vinatieri can’t miss. The oldest quarterback in football scripted his most stunning victory in a Colts’ uniform Sunday, pulling Indianapolis back from a pair of 14-point deficits in the Georgia Dome to hand the Falcons a 24-21 defeat. It’s Hasselbeck’s third..." November 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Colts QB Andrew Luck is out about a month, expect a mid-December return. Matt Hasselbeck canceled a play-by-play bye week gig to focus.

  • Colts S Adams to sit out versus Falcons "The Indianapolis Colts will be without standout safety Mike Adams due to an ankle injury when they face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Adams is tied with Oakland's Charles Woodson for the NFL lead with five interceptions. He injured his left ankle during the Nov. 8 victory over the Denver..." November 20

  • T.Y. Hilton Points the Finger for Colts Disappointing Season

    Black Sports Online "I’ll be the first to admit that I personally picked the Indianapolis Colts as the favorites to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl and things haven’t exactly worked out. The Colts are tied for the dividend lead with a 4-5 record. Their star quarterback Andrew Luck is out for he next month and..." November 19

  • Colts moving away from pitch count for Frank Gore

    Stampede Blue "Entering the 2015 season, the Indianapolis Colts had well-intentioned plans to put 32-year old running back Frank Gore on a pitch count. They wanted to keep him fresh and didn't want to overwork him. Circumstances, however, seem to have changed those plans. At their bye week, the Colts sat at..." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Pagano: Andrew Luck needs to stop playing like a LB "The Indianapolis Colts are fresh off a Week 10 bye, but now they must adjust to a sans Andrew Luck offense for the foreseeable future. Luck is sidelined for two to six weeks with a lacerated kidney and a partial tear of an abdominal muscle -- an injury he incurred early in the fourth quarter..." November 17

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Colts are the only team with a winning record under backup QBs

    Pro Football Talk "The bad news for the Colts is that Andrew Luck is out 2-6 weeks with a lacerated kidney. The good news is that the Colts have shown themselves this season to be the only team in the league that wins with a backup quarterback. Indianapolis is 2-0 this season with Matt Hasselbeck as its starting..." November 15

  • Jim Harbaugh asked about the Colts job: 'Stop, just stop yourself ... no comment'

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh has a history with the state of Indiana. And Saturday night, moments after Michigan scored a 48-41 double-overtime victory over the Hoosiers, an Indiana-based reporter asked Harbaugh a question about the Indianapolis Colts. Specifically, if Harbaugh would ever consider taking..." November 15

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    Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

    BREAKING: Texas A&M has sued the Indianapolis Colts for unauthorized use to its 12th Man trademarks.

  • Texas A&M says Colts ignoring calls to stop use of '12th Man'

    ESPN "Texas A&M has sued the Indianapolis Colts for infringing on its trademark of "12th Man." At a board of regents meeting Thursday, school chancellor John Sharp revealed that Texas A&M filed suit in district court in Houston after repeated attempts to stop the Colts from using its registered..." November 12

  • Colts Claim Charlie Whitehurst Off Waivers

    Pro Football Rumors "Finally, the Colts have found themselves a backup quarterback in support of Matt Hasselbeck. The Colts have been awarded signal caller Charlie Whitehurst off waivers from the Titans, as Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle tweets. Whitehurst, a 10-year NFL veteran, served as Zach..." November 12

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Colts realistically expecting QB Andrew Luck to miss at least a month and team prepared for potentially longer absence, per league source

  • Doctor: Andrew Luck's injuries similar to someone in a car crash

    CBS Sports "The Colts came out of left field Tuesday announcing Andrew Luck would miss 2-6 weeks with a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle. The injuries sound really painful and the timeline almost doesn't meet the expectations of what you think you'll see when you hear "LACERATED..." November 11

  • Colts trying to get Jason Campbell to unretire

    Pro Football Talk "As the Colts try to find a competent backup for quarterback Matthew Hasselbeck, they don’t have many viable options. And one of their options technically isn’t an option at all. Per a league source, the Colts are trying to lure Jason Campbell out of retirement. Campbell played for the Browns in..." November 11

  • Andrew Luck out 2-6 weeks with lacerated kidney "Andrew Luck's roller coaster season has taken a turn for the worse. The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that Luck will miss two to six weeks with a lacerated kidney and a partial tear of an abdominal muscle. The team says the injuries will not require surgery and a full recovery is..." November 11

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    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts Andrew Luck out 2-to-6 weeks with lacerated kidney and abdominal injury. Team doesn't think surgery is required.

  • Colts LB D'Qwell Jackson to appear in court on assault charge

    Indianapolis Star "Colts inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson is scheduled to appear in court in Washington D.C. Tuesday in connection with an allegation he assaulted a pizza delivery man. Jackson was arrested in February after police said he got into an altercation with Jose Bonilla Fuentes, a 41-year-old pizza..." November 10

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Colts promising DE Henry Anderson is believed to have torn his ACL, based on initial tests. MRI to confirm coming. His play has been huge

  • Peyton Manning falls to 1-3 vs. Colts

    Indianapolis Star "Peyton Manning wasn’t about to get nostalgic Sunday about his long-time pro football home. Especially not after his current team, the Denver Broncos, lost 27-24 to his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. Just as Manning’s legacy will include a chapter about his playoff struggles, so too will..." November 09

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts WR TY Hilton, questionable with foot injury and said to be a game-time decision, is not expected to play today vs. Denver, per source.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Colts WR TY Hilton (sprained foot) will be a game-time decision, he wants to test his foot. But he’s considered a longshot to actually play

  • T.Y. Hilton (sprained foot) is active for Colts "Indianapolis Colts wideout T.Y. Hilton is set to play in Sunday afternoon's tilt with the Denver Broncos. The Colts' receiver, who had been battling a sprained foot all week, was listed as active by the team." November 08

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    Reported on @NFLHQ: I'm told no decision has been made on whether #Colts WR TY Hilton will play just yet. "Looks like a game time decision"

  • Report: Pagano forced into lineup decisions "The firing of offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was the latest development in a tumultuous season for the Indianapolis Colts. Even before Hamilton was let go, players were getting worried that all the negativity was creating a distraction. The Indianapolis Star reported Friday morning that the..." November 06

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Colts back to their normal practice routine today. No sign still of T.Y. Hilton. Andrew Luck (ankle) practicing again

  • Is T.Y. Hilton in danger of missing Sunday's game?

    Indianapolis Star "While the Colts offense begins anew under Rod Chudzinski, the team may be without one of its top playmakers for Sunday's game versus Denver. There was no sign of T.Y. Hilton during the portion of Thursday's practice that was open to the media. Hilton has been battling a foot injury and already..." November 05

  • Pagano weighs in on Hamilton firing, lauds Chudzinski "Can new Colts play-caller Rob Chudzinski revive Indy's underwhelming offense? One day after the firing of offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, coach Chuck Pagano acknowledged Wednesday that parting ways "was not a knee-jerk reaction," but a response to feeling that the team "needed a change,"..." November 05

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Colts WR TY Hilton recently suffered a foot sprain, source said. His status is day-to-day, but certainly worth watching.

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    One bonus for new #Colts OC Rob Chudzinski: QB Andrew Luck, who battled rib & shoulder ailments earlier, is fully healthy now.

  • Colts fire offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton "The Indianapolis Colts' wayward season has claimed its first victim. The team fired offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, the Colts announced Tuesday. The team's associate head coach Rob Chudzinski will assume Hamilton's job. The news comes after another desultory performance Monday night against..." November 04

  • Panthers win a wet and wild one over Indy in OT, 29-26

    Charlotte Observer "Have you ever seen a better, wetter game? The Carolina Panthers won, then lost, then won again a wild overtime game against Indianapolis Monday night, 29-26, in a game that didn’t end until early Tuesday morning. Graham Gano’s 52-yard field goal in OT won the game and made up for his botched..." November 03

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    Mike Chappell @mchappell51

    #colts I actives: 15 Dorsett 27 Guy 34 Robinson 55 Irving 62 Holmes 71 Good 94 Kerr

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Colts QB Andrew Luck has been playing through multiple fractured ribs the same time he's been (cont)

  • Colts GM responds to Luck rib report: 'Injury reports accurate'

    ESPN "Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said Sunday that "our injury reports are accurate" a few hours after a media report that quarterback Andrew Luck fractured multiple ribs earlier this season. "If people have any questions about player injuries," Grigson continued in a statement,..." November 01

  • Andrew Luck played with cracked ribs since Week 3

    CBS Sports "Wondering why Andrew Luck's been struggling? He's been playing with multiple cracked ribs since Week 3. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, Luck's shoulder injury isn't the only thing affecting him these days. He's also dealt with multiple fractured ribs since Week 3. Glazer reported..." November 01

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay considering staff changes at Week 10 bye

    CBS Sports "Owner Jim Irsay has grown increasingly frustrated with the Colts' dismal season, and the regression of franchise quarterback Andrew Luck, in particular, and is considering staff changes in-season should the team not pull out of its funk, according to league sources. The Colts face two unbeaten..." November 01

  • Robert Kraft: 'Nothing more satisfying than saddling' the Colts with a loss

    USA Today "Think the New England Patriots are over Deflategate? Think again. During a halftime ceremony on Thursday to honor former linebacker Willie McGinest, who was inducted to the Patriots Hall of Fame, Patriots owner Robert Kraft took a shot at the team that accused New England of cheating. “I..." October 30

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    Doug Kyed @DougKyed

    The Patriots claimed S Dewey McDonald off waivers from the Colts.

  • Andrew Luck shoots down theory he stayed at Stanford to avoid Panthers

    ESPN "Speculation that Andrew Luck returned to Stanford for a fourth year to avoid going to the Carolina Panthers with the first pick of the 2011 draft has been tossed around so much that some people believe it. Luck shot down that theory Wednesday as he prepared to face the undefeated Panthers for..." October 28

  • Colts QB Andrew Luck: 'I realize I have to play better'

    ESPN "The Indianapolis Colts are 3-4 heading into a three-game stretch in which their opponents are a combined 18-1. Their defense is dead last in the NFL and their offensive line still isn’t getting the job done. There’s one player who can help cure some of those problems, but it will only happen if..." October 28

  • Colts Waive S Dewey McDonald, Promote WR Quan Bray

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that they’ve waived S Dewey McDonald and promoted WR Quan Bray to the 53-man roster. Colts first-round WR Phillip Dorsett is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with an MCL sprain, so they could use some more depth at receiver for the next month or so." October 27