Archive for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ Category

PFT Preseason power rankings No. 26: Indianapolis Colts

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Colts could actually be pretty good. As long as Andrew Luck’s shoulder’s fine and they can keep him upright in the future. Beyond that, they pushed through years of awkwardness-if-not-dysfunction by firing General Manager Ryan Grigson and keeping coach Chuck Pagano.

Homeless Denton Man Drowns When Flash Flooding Sweeps Away Encampment

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Three homeless men were living in a drain flume behind Walmart near Interstate 35 and University Drive in Denton when the flood waters struck. They’d been camping for some time, setting up tents and other items you’d expect to find at Ray Roberts Lake’s campground north of Denton. Like the more than 200 homeless people who can be found camping in tents around the city, they’d been able to weather the heavy rain in the past, two of the men later told Denton fire officials. But Sunday night was different. A weekend of storms had caused a stronger runoff, what the two men would later call a “wall of water.” It swept away their encampment, and their 60-year-old camping buddy, whom authorities won't

Colts pressing fantasy questions: Andrew Luck no top-five lock

Monday, July 10th, 2017

As the mercury rises, Brad Evans and Liz Loza will tackle pressing fantasy questions tied to every NFL team. In two of his four years as a pro, Andrew Luck (52.5 ADP, QB3) has finished among the top-five fantasy producers at the position. Behind a line that allowed 41 sacks in 2016 and coming off of shoulder surgery, Luck’s 2017 prospects are undoubtedly iffy.

Dallas Police Set to Turn Ambush Investigation Over to District Attorney Next Week

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Dallas police honored fallen officers with a memorial ceremony May 17. Dallas Police Department officials announced Friday afternoon that the department will turn over its investigation of last year's murders of five Dallas officers to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office next week, more than a year after Micah Johnson opened fire on police following a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas. At a press conference at Jack Evans Police Headquarters in The Cedars, Assistant Police Chief Randy Blankenbaker outlined why the investigation has taken so long and gave new details about the night of July 7, 2016. "There's a special investigations unit that investigates all officer-involved shootings,

Dirk Nowitzki Set To Re-Sign With Mavs at 80 Percent Discount

Friday, July 7th, 2017

At some point far into the future, it's possible that a Dallas Maverick will mean as much to the franchise, and to the city of Dallas, as Dirk Nowitzki. It's possible, in the same way that it's possible that Dak Prescott could finish his career with more Super Bowls than Troy Aikman. Nowitzki is the best player ever to suit up for the Mavs, the only player in franchise history to win an MVP award and the leader of the team's only championship squad in 2011. As the Mavericks have spun down from their championship six seasons ago, attempting to rebuild for the future, Nowitzki hasn't threatened to leave for greener pastures, instead continuing to play excellent, if less dominant, basketball.

Ex-NFL player De’von Hall accused of murdering his mother

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

The Los Angeles Times ran a long feature today about Hall’s descent into mental illness, which culminated in the death of Hall’s mother, for which he has been charged with murder. The family blames the NFL. “The NFL, in my opinion, should’ve done a better job in making sure they took care of this kid,” his mother’s brother Tony Benson said.

T.Y. Hilton can’t wait for Andrew Luck’s return

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

It was a weird offseason for T.Y. Hilton. The Colts receiver has used previous offseasons to work on timing with Andrew Luck. Luck had not resumed throwing when the offseason program ended June 15, and the Colts have yet to update the quarterback’s situation.

Statue?!? Jim Mora skipping Peyton Manning ceremony due to bitterness at Colts

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Jim Mora said he declined an invitation from Peyton Manning to attend Manning’s statue ceremony in October. You apparently don’t want to get on Jim Mora’s bad side, because the man does not let go of a grudge easily. Mora, the former New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts coach forever famous for his “playoffs?!?” rant, won’t be attending Peyton Manning’s statue ceremony in October.

Former Colts coach Jim Mora won’t return for Peyton Manning’s statue ceremony

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Former Colts coach Jim Mora said he won’t return to Indianapolis for Peyton Manning’s statue ceremony. Mora said Manning invited him to the Oct. 7 unveiling in front of Lucas Oil Stadium, which includes a jersey retirement and a spot in the team’s ring of honor. Mora said the Colts fired him after the 2001 season when he refused to fire defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

More on the Colts’ “hearing aids” from the late 1990s

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

The claim from former Colts tackle Tarik Glenn used some sort of “hearing aid” in the late 1990s to drown out crowd noise on the road while also amplifying the signals from quarterback Peyton Manning raises plenty of questions — especially if the “hearing aids” were in any way electronic and, in turn, against the rules. During the game, ESPN’s Lisa Salters explained that Saints coach Sean Payton, inspired by something the Vikings had done during the 2009 NFC title game in New Orleans, ordered custom-made ear plugs that somehow drown out the crowd noise while also allowing players to hear the quarterback.