Archive for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ Category

Reports: Howard University football coach Ron Prince resigns

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Howard University football coach Ron Prince resigned after less than a season on the job, according to multiple reports Friday night. The Washington Post and ESPN reported on their websites that Howard athletic director Kery Davis said the school and Prince agreed to mutually part ways. Prince was placed on administrative leave in November.

Colts TE Doyle agrees to 3-year contract extension

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle has agreed to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Friday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the Colts, but NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported the extension is worth more than $21 million -- plus incentives that boost the contract's total to $24 million. Doyle had six catches for 73 yards and a touchdown in the Colts' 31-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Vinatieri, Hilton ruled out of Colts game at Tampa Bay

Friday, December 6th, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts will be without kicker Adam Vinatieri and Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton this weekend at Tampa Bay. Vinatieri was limited in practice Wednesday and didn''t work out Thursday or Friday because of a left knee injury. The NFL's career scoring leader has missed 14 kicks this season - eight field goals and six extra points.

Colts K Vinatieri, WR Hilton ruled out vs. Bucs

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton have been ruled out for this weekend's road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Vinatieri, who is dealing with an ailing knee, will miss his first game due to injury since 2009. The 46-year-old Vinatieri is 17 of 25 on field-goal attempts (68.0 percent) and 22 of 28 on extra-point tries (78.6 percent) this season.

Colts-Buccaneers Preview

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

A year after staging a torrid stretch run to make the postseason in their first season under coach Frank Reich, the Colts (6-6) find themselves in a familiar position of needing to win their last four games to give themselves a good shot at earning another berth. The Bucs (5-7) have won three of four following a 2-6 start and vow to keep fighting until they are mathematically eliminated from contention. They're a team that's in the same situation as us,” Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians said.

Colts, Bucs in must-win mode to keep playoff hopes alive

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

A year after staging a torrid stretch run to make the postseason in their first season under coach Frank Reich, the Colts (6-6) find themselves in a familiar position of needing to win their last four games to give themselves a good shot at earning another berth. The Bucs (5-7) have won three of four following a 2-6 start and vow to keep fighting until they are mathematically eliminated from contention. They're a team that's in the same situation as us,” Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians said.

Colts PK Vinatieri uncertain knee is OK

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has battled knee pain all season, but he will await results from medical tests before determining his status for Sunday's road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Vinatieri said Thursday he needed clarity from medical personnel regarding chronic knee pain. As insurance, the Colts claimed kicker Chase McLaughlin off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday.

Bad news for Patriots fans hoping for Adam Vinatieri reunion

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Adam Vinatieri's career coming full circle and returning to New England to solve the Patriots' kicking issue... the bread crumbs were all there. Crumb #1: The Patriots don't have a kicker on the roster after releasing Kai Forbath. Crumb #2: Vinatieri is in the midst of a disappointing season for the Colts.

Adam Vinatieri says knee issue has been lingering this season, Sunday’s game in doubt

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

There's a better answer for Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri's struggles this season, and it's not just his age. Vinatieri has been dealing with a knee issue throughout the season and it got worse this week, according to Stephen Holder of The Athletic. Vinatieri has had one of his worst seasons at age 46.

Jeff Heuerman of the Denver Broncos, Nyheim Hines of the Indianapolis Colts and Dan Bailey of the Minnesota Vikings to wear cleats for Muscular Dystrophy Association on Gameday Sunday, December 8

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The National Football League (NFL) unveiled the 2019 My Cause My Cleats initiative, which allows players to utilize their platform by customizing their gameday cleats to raise awareness for nonprofit organizations they support. Jeff Heuerman of the Denver Broncos, Nyheim Hines of the Indianapolis Colts and Dan Bailey of the Minnesota Vikings will wear cleats for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on gameday, Sunday, Dec. 8. The Muscular Dystrophy Association, a national not-for-profit organization committed to transforming the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases, serves over 250,000 people in the United States.