Patriots steamroll Colts in AFC championship game

Jan 19, 2015

Patriots steamroll Colts in AFC championship game

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no head coach or player has gone more — the Super Bowl. They earned their trip with the second-most lopsided AFC championship victory ever. The New England Patriots’ dominant duo earned a ...

Luck usurps predecessor Manning as Colts upset Broncos

Jan 12, 2015

Luck usurps predecessor Manning as Colts upset Broncos

Andrew Luck has his signature NFL win, and it came against his predecessor, of all people. Hardly pressured all afternoon, Luck threw two touchdown passes and outplayed Peyton Manning in leading the Indianapolis Colts past the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday. The Colts (13-5) advanced ...

Colts rely on Luck to beat Bengals

Jan 5, 2015

Colts rely on Luck to beat Bengals

When Andrew Luck was under pressure Sunday, he stood tall and maintained his poise. Andy Dalton and the Bengals simply collapsed. Again. Luck delivered a game-changing touchdown pass as he was headed to the turf, and Indianapolis’ defense dominated the rest of the game ...

Colts pound Giants

Nov 4, 2014

Colts pound Giants

The mantra throughout the NFL each week is to look ahead. Considering how ugly the previous week was for Indianapolis, the Colts needed tunnel vision toward Monday night. Following an awful performance in a loss to Pittsburgh, the Colts beat the New York Giants ...

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Oct 27, 2014

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Ben Roethlisberger spent a week politely answering questions about Andrew Luck, saying all the right things to anyone who asked about how impressed he was with the rising Indianapolis Colts star. Then Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback delivered a virtuoso performance not even the precocious Luck ...

Colts hang on to top Texans

Oct 10, 2014

Colts hang on to top Texans

When Indianapolis raced to a big lead over the Houston Texans in the first quarter, Colts coach Chuck Pagano was worried they would let up. They did, but that early lead was so big that they were still able to hold on for a ...

Eagles beat Colts on last play

Sep 16, 2014

Eagles beat Colts on last play

With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game. They proved it again on Monday night. Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up ...

Broncos beat Colts to give Manning NFL-wide dominance

Sep 8, 2014

Broncos beat Colts to give Manning NFL-wide dominance

Peyton Manning sure didn’t need Wes Welker in this heart-pounding opener. He threw three touchdown passes to tight end Julius Thomas in the first half and the Denver Broncos held on to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-24 on Sunday night. In his second try, ...

Luck doesn't fit mold

Sep 6, 2014

Luck doesn't fit mold

Andrew Luck has always tried to deflect the spotlight. As a highly recruited high school quarterback in Houston and as a Heisman finalist at Stanford, he was often the reluctant center of media attention. Even now, he tries to avoid the sideshows that come ...

Huge rally in fourth quarter lifts Giants past Colts

Aug 17, 2014

Huge rally in fourth quarter lifts Giants past Colts

Ryan Nassib finally showed the New York Giants how this new offense should look. Crisp, efficient and potent. After three quarters of bumbling around in Indianapolis, the second-year quarterback led New York to two touchdowns in the final four minutes Saturday night. The second ...

May 17, 2014

Mathis suspended for failed drug test

NFL sack-leader Robert Mathis admits he made a mistake late last season. The Colts’ career sacks leader was suspended Friday by the NFL after violating the league’s ban on performance-enhancing substances. What exactly Mathis tested positive for remains a mystery but the linebacker said ...

Apr 19, 2014

Wayne ready to silence critics

Reggie Wayne spent the offseason working out. The perennial Pro Bowler rehabbed his injured right knee two or three times a day and made semi-regular calls to check in on teammates all for one singular goal: To prove wrong anyone who doubts he can ...