Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Colts’

Man finds Andrew Luck’s wallet, returns it and gets a nice surprise

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Imagine finding a lost wallet in Indianapolis, trying to figure out who it belongs to and discovering it’s the property of perhaps the city’s most famous figure. Good thing for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck that he didn’t have his $32 million signing bonus stuffed in his wallet. Luck lost his wallet earlier this year, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Man gets autographed ball after returning Andrew Luck’s wallet

Friday, July 6th, 2018

One man in Indiana was faced with that question recently when he came across Andrew Luck‘s wallet while on a bike ride last month. The man is a friend of RTV6 television producer Haleigh Hoffman’s father and she shared a picture of the autographed football that Luck sent along with a note thanking the man, whose name is Charles, for doing the right thing. “Many thanks! You made my life much easier, ha! Thanks for reminding me of the ‘kindness of strangers,'” Luck wrote.

The story behind Hunter S. Thompson’s insane letter pushing the Colts to draft Ryan Leaf over Peyton Manning

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Opinions raged about Ryan Leaf and Peyton Manning at the 1998 NFL draft, but none put money in it like Hunter S. Thompson claimed to. Right now, Ryan Leaf is widely remembered as one of the biggest NFL draft busts in history, but part of that is the success of Peyton Manning, the quarterback Leaf competed with to become the No. 1 overall pick in the 1998 draft. It sounds absurd to compare Leaf with the future Hall of Famer now, but it was once an actual debate, and we’ve now learned very few were on Leaf’s side like Hunter S. Thompson.

Fantasy Football 2018 Mock Draft

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

As our opening week of fantasy football draft prep marches on, some of SI.com’s best NFL minds got together for a mock draft—12 teams went 12 rounds, drafting for a standard-scoring league. The positions: QB, RB, RB, WR, WR, TE, FLEX, DST, K and three

NFL champs lose Bradham one game, Colts’ Turbin out four

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Super Bowl champion linebacker Nigel Bradham of the Philadelphia Eagles has been suspended one game by the NFL for a 2016 incident that violated the league's personal conduct policy. Bradham will miss September's opening game of the NFL schedule when the Eagles entertain Atlanta. The linebacker signed a five-year deal worth $40 million three months ago to stay with the Eagles.

Colts QB Andrew Luck continues to throw without pain

Friday, June 29th, 2018

A year ago, Colts owner Jim Irsay continually set expectations that quarterback Andrew Luck would return to the field sooner than later. This offseason has been different with Luck seemingly making steady progress as he moves toward getting back in an NFL game for the first time since the 2016 season. With less than a month until training camp opens in Indianapolis, Luck is still moving forward.

Andrew Luck: Pre-camp workouts with WRs “part of the plan”

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning missed an entire season due to a neck injury during his playing career and he used that experience to offer some advice to current Colts quarterback Andrew Luck when it comes to his attempt to return from the right shoulder injury that kept him out for all of last season. Manning said that “getting as many reps as possible is key” to returning to form and Luck will get some of his reps in before training camp starts next month. During an interview with Dave Calabro of WTHR, Luck said that he will be working out with the team’s wide receivers in the coming weeks.

Indianapolis to host dirt track races in infield before Brickyard 400

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Kasey Kahne (5), right, takes the lead on the final restart as he heads into the first turn with Brad Keselowski (2) on his way to winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, July 23, 2017. The 2018 Brickyard 400 will be the first time the race has been held in September. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Tuesday that it will build a dirt track inside turn 3 for USAC midget dirt races the Wednesday and Thursday before the Sept. 9 400.

Juggernaut Index, No. 26: Colts fans, fantasy owners still waiting on Andrew Luck

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

The Indianapolis Colts will go as far this season as quarterback Andrew Luck can carry them, and it’s not yet clear that he’s capable of carrying them anywhere at all. Plan the parade route, Indy. As everyone knows, Luck missed the entire 2017 season following January labrum surgery.

Quenton Nelson showing up “all over the tape” to Colts head coach Frank Reich

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Indianapolis Colts guard Quenton Nelson was billed as one of the top offensive line prospects to come out of college football in quite some time. Nelson was selected with the No. 6 overall pick by the Colts in this year’s NFL Draft and became the highest guard drafted since the Arizona Cardinals took Leonard Davis with the fifth pick in 2001. “You can see the instincts,” Colts head coach Frank Reich said, via Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star.