Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Colts’

Madden curse watch week 13: Indianapolis Colts at Detroit Lions

It’s week 13, and the Detroit Lions badly needed a win against the resurgent Indianapolis Colts to keep any hope of a trip to the playoffs alive. Let’s see if Megatron and co. brought their A-game.

Colts ride third-down success vs. Jaguars

The Indianapolis Colts are looking to make a playoff push as they begin the second half of the season in Jacksonville on “Thursday Night Football.” Andrew Luck will make his primetime debut, four days after his rookie-record 433 yards passing in a comeback win over the Miami Dolphins. While the Colts’ passing proficiency has been remarkable, when you go inside the numbers the true key to their 5-3 start has been their ability to convert on third down. The Colts are a league-best 42.1 percent converting on third downs of six yards or more. Their talented group of receivers, led by veteran Reggie Wayne, has been able to shred zone coverages and Luck has made opposing defenses pay with his […]

Dwayne Allen says players had to ‘hold back tears’ during Pagano’s locker room speech

A lively Dwayne Allen describes the locker room scene with head coach Chuck Pagano.

Best of NFL Week 8 in Instagram

During each week of the season we will collect and curate the best Instagram photos from our NFL photographers. Here are our picks for Week 8. Follow @NFL on Instagram. Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

Colts RB Vick Ballard discusses his game-winning barrel roll

Colts running back Vick Ballard breaks down his overtime touchdown dive.

Colts GM Grigson says victory for Pagano was his No. 1 sports moment

Ryan Grigson told “NFL AM” the teams play has inspired head coach Chuck Pagano in his fight against cancer.

Cam Newton Metric Week 5 – Comparing Andrew Luck and RG3

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck led his team to a 30-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers. After a slow offensive start in the first half, the Colts scored 19 straight points and capped off their comeback with a 4-yard Reggie Wayne touchdown to take the lead. The rookie QB also rushed for 24 yards and earned his first rushing touchdown of the season. Three may be Luck’s number. This is his third consecutive two touchdown game and his third 300-plus passing yard game. The Colts are now at .500 with a 2-2 record. […]

Cam Newton metric Week 3 – comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Reminiscent of  last week’s comeback against the Minnesota Vikings,  Andrew Luck led the Colts on a 48-yard drive in the 4th quarter to set up what many thought would be a game-winning field goal. Unfortunately the Colts’ defense could not keep the Jaguars from scoring a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Jacksonville takes the win, 22-17. Cam Comparison: Cam Newton and Andrew Luck (and RG3) are tied when comparing wins and losses, but Newton still leads Luck in total yards after Week 3, 1,012 to 846. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– The […]

Colts TE Coby Fleener says relationship with Luck same as at Stanford

Coby Fleener probably will be forever overshadowed on the Indianapolis Colts by his current quarterback and fellow Stanford grad Andrew Luck.

The rookie tight end dashed out of the gate this season, catching six passes in Week 1.

Fleener told “NFL AM” Thursday morning that his early success is a product of his relationship with Luck.

Former Colt Sorgi: Peyton Manning worked me like a dog

Jim Sorgi laments the perception that his job with the Colts was cushy.

Eric Davis: Andrew Luck keeps Colts in playoff hunt

The “NFL AM” backfield came to a consensus on which rookie QB will have the best season.

Titans DB Babineaux not amazed by Andrew Luck’s NFL start

Andrew Luck is still a rookie, reminds Jordan Babineaux.

Can Andrew Luck match Cam Newton’s rookie campaign?

Expectations for Andrew Luck are high, but can he match Cam Newton 2011 season.

Grigson: Irsay’s exclamation points come ‘from the heart’

Ryan Grigson said Jim Irsayis a football guy who happens to be an owner.

An Open Letter to Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck

When Andrew Garfield heard about our Movies & Football Series he submitted this letter … Ok not really, but here is what the new face of the “Spider-Man” franchise may have offered up to the new face of the Indianapolis Colts. Dear Andrew Luck, I write to you today to give you a heads up on what life is like as the new face of a franchise. I have the task of taking over for Tobey Maguire and “rebooting” the “Spider-Man” series and you, being the number one overall draft pick, have a similar task: you must replace an all-time great quarterback and re-invigorate a struggling team. Many thought I was too obscure to carry a major film all by myself. […]

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