Archive for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ Category

Seahawks hire new offensive, defensive coordinators

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The coaching staff shakeup in Seattle continued Tuesday as the Seahawks announced the hiring of three new assistants, including both offensive and defensive coordinators. Ken Norton Jr., the team's linebackers coach from 2010-14, rejoins to work under head coach Pete Carroll after serving the past three seasons as defensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders. Brian Schottenheimer will lead the Seattle offense coming off a two-year stint as the Indianapolis Colts' quarterbacks coach.

Seahawks DE Avril focused on playing in 2018

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Avril, 31, said he plans to be in the NFL next season, running counter to Carroll's statement that Avril and safety Kam Chancellor likely suffered career-ending neck injuries last season. It's what I've been doing forever and, just as a competitor, I want to show that I can come back if it's possible, you know?" Avril said on NFL Network. Avril, 31, was placed on season-ending injured reserve and Carroll has long stated that the team is in a holding pattern with the 10-year veteran.

Ex-Colts coach Pagano takes out ad thanking fans

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Recently fired Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano took out an ad in Sunday's Indianapolis Star thanking fans for their support during his six-year run as the team's head coach. Indianapolis Star reporter Zak Keefer shared a photo of Pagano's ad in the paper. "My only regret is not being able to deliver the Lombardi Trophy to this city that deserves to hoist it once again," Pagano wrote.

Chuck Pagano thanks Colts fans with full page ad in IndyStar

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

The Indianapolis Colts fired head coach Chuck Pagano after six seasons, but his bond with the city runs much deeper than football. Few coaches in the modern NFL form as strong of a bond with their city as Chuck Pagano did with Indianapolis. No matter how the Colts did on Sunday, Pagano remained a beloved figure in Indiana.

Will Josh McDaniels choose the Colts?

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

As mentioned in a catch-all item from Saturday that looked at the various lingering coaching vacancies, the Colts have whittled their list of potential coaches down to two. One is Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. The other, via Ian Rapoport

Peyton Manning surprising Colts fans at his statue will make your day

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Indianapolis Colts fans wanted to take pictures with Peyton Manning’s statue, and ended up taking pictures with Peyton Manning. NFL Films put a microphone on Manning on the weekend his statue was unveiled outside Lucas Oil Stadium. With the camera crew keeping its distance — the moment when Manning orchestrates the film crew to stay behind him is peak Manning — the former Colts quarterback drops by his statue as fans are taking pictures with it.

Report: Baylor’s Rhule withdraws from Colts’ coaching search

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Matt Rhule intends to remain head coach at Baylor, rebuffing "serious interest" from the Indianapolis Colts, who interviewed the first-year Bears coach last week. Rhule and Matt Nagy, former offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs, declined further negotiations with the Colts, NFL Network reported. Nagy interviewed with general manager Chris Ballard on Sunday after first meeting with the Chicago Bears.

Report: Matt Rhule withdraws from Colts’ coaching search

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Baylor coach Matt Rhule interviewed with the Colts earlier this week. A day after news of his interview got out, Rhule withdrew his name, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Colts’ search is narrowing with Rhule and Panthers defensive coordinator

Report: Colts interview Baylor coach Matt Rhule

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

The Colts have a surprise — previously unreported — name on their list of head coach candidates. Indianapolis interviewed Baylor head coach Matt Rhule earlier this week, Adam Rittenberg of ESPN reports. Rhule, 42, went 1-11 in his first season at Baylor

Harbaugh retains coaches, seeks personnel change for Ravens

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Forced to assess the 2017 season far sooner than anticipated, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged changes must be made for Baltimore to snap its three-year run missing the playoffs. Pees announced his retirement Monday, less than 24 hours after the Ravens (9-7) were bounced from the playoff chase with a 31-27 loss to Cincinnati. The in-house contender for the coordinator job is Ravens linebackers coach Don Martindale.