Colts Rumors & News

  • Let's pump the brakes on Adrian Peterson to Colts

    Indianapolis Star "It sounds like a splendid scenario if you're an Indianapolis Colts fan. Who wouldn't want Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wearing a horseshoe on his helmet? He's one of the best running backs of his generation, the Colts have an anemic running game and Peterson would..." March 01

  • Reggie Wayne unsure if he’ll play in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "Longtime Colts receiver Reggie Wayne doesn’t know yet if his NFL career has reached its conclusion. Wayne said after the Colts lost the AFC Championship Game that he didn’t have a plan for 2015, and he still doesn’t. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Wayne had triceps surgery and is..." February 28

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    David O'Brien @DOBrienAJC

    #Braves Upton will miss most of spring training, be in walking boot for 6 wks. Has sesamoiditis (inflammation in bone behind ball of foot),

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    The universe of teams for Adrian Peterson, barring something unexpected (e.g. Marshawn retiring): Vikings, Cowboys, Cardinals, Colts.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Colts announce a one-year extension for QB Matthew @Hasselbeck ... Been a great resource for young star Andrew Luck.

  • Mike Adams: I want to stay with Colts

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Mike Adams made it to the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2014 and the 11-year veteran said that playing in the Colts’ system had everything to do with that trip. Adams said that he’s thanked Colts coach Chuck Pagano and defensive coordinator Greg Manusky because “they let me play”..." February 25

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Former #Colts DL and now FA Ricky Jean-Francois is visiting the #Redskins & #49ers this week, source says

  • Colts are positioning themselves to be big spenders in free agency "The bad news is the Indianapolis Colts released defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois on Monday, a player they signed as part of the 2013 free-agent class who hasn't lived up to expectations. The good news is the Colts are positioning themselves to make a splash once free agency opens on March 10...." February 24

  • Colts release DT Ricky Jean Francois, create cap space

    Indianapolis Star "Defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, one of the Colts' big 2013 free-agent acquisitions, has been shown the door. The Colts released the veteran on Monday in a move likely driven mostly by finances. Jean Francois was due $5.5 million in base salary in 2015, the third season of a four-year, $22..." February 23

  • Report: NFL salary cap expected between $140-143M "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19

  • NFL reportedly unlikely to expand playoffs in 2015

    SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts WR TY Hilton, who also could be in line for a new contract this off-season, has re-hired agent Drew Rosenhaus.

  • Conduct detrimental? Colts, Trent Richardson at odds

    Indianapolis Star "Colts running back Trent Richardson hasn't lived up to the expectations created by the blockbuster trade that brought him to Indianapolis. About that there is no debate. But here's an issue that's much less clear: Is Richardson guilty of engaging in conduct detrimental to the team? That's..." February 17

  • Report: Colts are Interested in Frank Gore and a "Shoo-In" to Get Him

    Stampede Blue "According to Bleacher Report's Matt Miller, both sides are interested in running back Frank Gore joining the Colts this offseason and Miller said that the Colts are considered to be the "shoo-in to get Frank Gore." month ago, we mentioned a report from the Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows that..." February 17

  • Ahmad Bradshaw Pleads Not Guilty to Marijuana Possession Charge

    Stampede Blue "Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw pleaded not guilty to a marijuana possession charge today. A pretrial date has been scheduled for February 25. week ago we found out that Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw had been cited for marijuana possession and was to appear in court today, February 17...." February 17

  • Colts release veteran outside linebacker Shaun Phillips

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts brought Shaun Phillips in last year as a stop-gap, and decided to stop paying him Monday. The team announced they released the veteran outside linebacker, who played five regular season games and all three postseason games for them. Phillips has 81.5 sacks in 11 years, and has been..." February 16

  • Colts' Robert Mathis has setback in rehab

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Colts defensive end Robert Mathis suffered a setback in rehabilitating his torn Achilles, according to ESPN's Mike Wells. Mathis didn't re-tear the Achilles, as had been rumored, but he was already in danger of missing the start of training camp, and the latest news isn't good for Mathis, who..." February 16

  • McCown to meet with a team in Indy, make other visits from there

    Pro Football Talk "So with quarterback Josh McCown visiting the Bills on Monday and leaving without talking numbers, what’s next for McCown? While the specific identity of other teams isn’t yet known, here’s what is. Per a league source, McCown will meet with a team in Indianapolis at the Scouting Combine." February 16

  • Report: Ahmad Bradshaw cited for marijuana possession

    Indianapolis Star "Ahmad Bradshaw, an Indianapolis Colts running back the past two seasons, was cited for marijuana possession last week during a traffic stop, according to WDTN, a Dayton television station. Ohio State Troopers, who reportedly stopped Bradshaw in the Westbound lane of I-70, weren't immediately..." February 14

  • Colts' 2015 schedule once again one of easiest in NFL

    Indianapolis Star "Boy, life is good when you're the top dog in the AFC South. The 2015 Indianapolis Colts can thank their hapless division (again) for providing them what appears to be one of the softest schedules in the NFL next season. A year after entering the season with what on paper was the easiest..." February 12

  • Which NFL Teams Have The Hardest And Easiest 2015 Schedules? "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12

  • Colts release LaRon Landry, Andrew Jackson, Xavier Nixon

    Indianapolis Star "The Indianapolis Colts have released safety LaRon Landry, and waived inside linebacker Andrew Jackson and tackle Xavier Nixon. Landry was signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013. He played in 23 games (18 starts) over the last two seasons (2013-14) and contributed..." February 11

  • Colts unhappy with RB Trent Richardson "The rocky relationship between the Indianapolis Colts and running back Trent Richardson built up over time during the 2014 season because of weight issues, accessibility and an absence, multiple sources told Richardson, whom the Colts acquired from Cleveland in September 2013, had..." February 09

  • New Deflategate theory: Colts deflated ball after Jackson’s pick

    Pro Football Talk "Deflategate may now have more conspiracy theories than the Kennedy assassination. Here’s the latest: It was the Colts, not the Patriots, who deflated a football in the AFC Championship Game. Several reports have indicated that the Colts first noticed that the Patriots were deflating footballs..." February 08

  • Colts move receivers coach to make room for Jim Hostler

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts added some experience to their coaching staff, naming longtime assistant Jim Hostler as their wide receivers coach. Hostler was a senior offensive assistant for the Bills last year, but had previously coached wide receivers for the Ravens while Colts coach Chuck Pagano was the..." February 06

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    No bonus on ex-CFL WR Duron Carter's 3-year, $1.575M deal with #Colts but $25K of 2015 base salary is guaranteed. Injury splits in Yrs 1/2.

  • Colts cut the prices of some cheap seats, but others rise

    Pro Football Talk "On the whole, Colts tickets will be slightly more expensive next year. But the cheap seats are getting cheaper. According to Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star, Colts tickets are going up an average of 1.3 percent, but they’re changing the way they’re pricing. Some upper level corner..." February 06

  • Former NFL MVP Shaun Alexander has some Advice for Trent Richardson

    Stampede Blue "Running back Trent Richardson has had a very tough two years with the Colts, and it's widely assumed that the Colts will be moving on from the running back this offseason. But at least one notable former NFL player isn't giving up on Richardson yet. Former running back Shaun Alexander, who..." February 05

  • Report: D’Qwell Jackson arrested for assaulting pizza delivery driver

    Pro Football Talk "The many chants at Wednesday’s parade in Boston could include a one-word mantra: Karma. The player who reportedly sparked the #DeflateGate investigation by intercepting a Tom Brady pass 16 days ago has landed in an off-field controversy. Via ABC7 in Washington, Colts linebacker D’Qwell..." February 04

  • Vincent: Colts' tip started Deflategate "NFL football operations chief Troy Vincent has confirmed Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson helped kick off Deflategate by contacting league officials about the New England Patriots using underinflated balls in the AFC Championship Game. Vincent conducted an interview with "60..." February 03

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Ex-Colt Collie comes to terms with Alouettes "Austin Collie, the former Colts receiver who was an integral part of the Indianapolis offence during the Peyton Manning regime, will play in the Canadian Football League in 2015. CFL sources told Sportsnet Tuesday night that the 29-year-old Collie has come to terms with the Montreal..." January 29

  • 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.

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