Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Colts’

T.J. Carrie’s Versatility Should Prove Valuable To Colts’ Secondary

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Injuries are simply part of the game of football, and when one guy goes down, the "next man up" approach is put into play. But when the Indianapolis Colts lost starting cornerback Kenny Moore II for an extended period last season, they learned just how critical it was to have quality depth behind him, particularly at the nickel cornerback position.

NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein Ranks Two Colts in his Top 10 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

According to NFL.com Draft Analyst Lance Zierlein, two Indianapolis Colts are Top 10 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates for the 2020 season: running back Jonathan Taylor (4th) and wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. (10th): 4) Jonathan Taylor, RB, Indianapolis Colts If Taylor manages to wrangle the lion’s share of carries away from Marlon Mack this year, he could challenge Burrow for the title of top offensive rookie.

Film Room: Looking at how the Colts can utilize the drag route to help new QB Philip Rivers

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Skip to the 3:58 second mark for Sirianni’s break down of a drag route: The 2016 Chargers Offense Looking some of Whisenhunt’s Chargers’ plays, I really like how he utilizes stacked formations to create separation for his receivers. The NFL is a game of space and creating split seconds of space by stacking receivers and confusing defenders and their assignments does make a world of difference. Here the speedy Tyrell Williams gets lost in the zone and picks up a big run after the catch.

Colts’ Philip Rivers raises concern about Super Bowl amid pandemic: report

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

While the NFL is focusing on what measures are needed to take in order to safely begin the season amid a pandemic, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers is thinking about what might happen during the Super Bowl if players were to test positive for COVID-19. Rivers, 38, raised his concerns during a call with the Player’s Association on Friday when he asked what would happen if a player tested but positive but was asymptomatic.

No. 37: Sweeping the Colts so they could draft Andrew Luck

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

We’re counting down to the 2020 NFL preseason opener what would have been the Jacksonville Jaguars preseason opener by ranking all 51 regular season wins over the past decade. Today at No. Maurices Jones-Drew running all over the Indianapolis Colts and Blaine Gabbert getting only 19 pass attempts.

Ranking every Indianapolis Colts team: Nos. 21-25, Way too many Andrew Luck teams

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

With sports going on hiatus, IndyStar is ranking every Indianapolis Colts team. The basis of this is pro-football-reference.com's simple rating system (SRS), which looks at margin of victory and strength of schedule. Subjective adjustments have been made.

2020 Colts Burning Questions: Cornerback

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Take a look at the burning questions at each position as the Indianapolis Colts set to report to training camp July 28 at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. We continue today with the cornerbacks. INDIANAPOLIS - With the month of July upon us, and the start of training camp now within sight, it's time for the Indianapolis Colts' Burning Questions series.

Colts LT Anthony Castonzo on Returning: ‘I don’t think there was ever a question about coming back to the Colts’

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

According to Indianapolis Colts starting left tackle Anthony Castonzo, even though the veteran contemplated retirement at season’s end, ‘there was never a question about coming back to the Colts’ (via Colts.com’s Andrew Walker): “I don’t think there was ever a question about coming back to the Colts,” Castonzo said. I love the Colts, and I love the organization. I think they’ve been nothing but good to me, and I trust the head coach, and I trust the general manager, and I trust the owner.

Jacoby Brissett tells elaborate, eye-opening story about trade to Colts

Monday, July 6th, 2020

I think they traded me right before practice and still made me go out there and practice. I just remember I was walking back into the facility from the field, and it just seemed like that was the first time the facility was — there was just no activity going on. It just seemed silent.

Effort, Intensity Hallmarks Of Sheldon Day’s Game

Monday, July 6th, 2020

In 56 career games with two starts with the Jaguars (2016-17) and San Francisco 49ers (2017-19), Day has accumulated 53 tackles (38 solo), 14.0 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks and four passes defensed. Day was a key piece of depth for two very talented defensive lines in Jacksonville and San Francisco, but was counted on to play an even bigger role for the 49ers in their run to Super Bowl LIV last season.