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Andrew Luck won’t be throwing at minicamp

The Colts get an extra minicamp, because they have a new coach. But that’s no benefit for their current quarterback. Via George Bremer of the Anderson (Ind.) Herald-Bulletin, Andrew Luck won’t be throwing at the minicamp. More specifically, he won’t be throwing at all. He won’t even be throwing to play catch during warmups. Luck [more]

Colts to put Reggie Wayne in Ring of Honor November 18

The Colts will be adding a longtime member of their offense to their Ring of Honor this season. The team announced on Tuesday that Reggie Wayne will be added to the group during the team’s November 18 game against the Titans. He will be the 15th addition to the Ring of Honor and the first [more]

Colts release running back George Winn

The Colts signed running back George Winn last August, but he never played a regular season game for them. The team announced this morning that Winn had been released with a failed physical designation. The journeyman running back has spent time with the Giants, Lions, Cowboys, Steelers, Raiders, Patriots, and Texans. He has played in 19 [more]

Bucs incorporate a parrot into their third-day draft picking

The Buccaneers will see the Colts’ ape, and raise them a bird. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the NFL has announced that the Buccaneers’ third-day draft picks will be communicated to an announcer via a parrot. Yes, a parrot. At least there’s a connection between the animal prop and the team nickname, [more]

Veteran defensive back Will Blackmon working out for teams

It appeared Will Blackmon’s NFL career might have been over when he was cut by Washington before the start of the regular season last year. But the 33-year-old still wants to play, and is trying to hustle up a market. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, Blackmon has worked out recently with the Seahawks, [more]

Colts remain high on Jacoby Brissett, have turned down trades

Early in the offseason, the Colts turned down two trade offers for quarterback Jacoby Brissett. And although they insist Andrew Luck will be healthy and ready to start this season, they remain committed to keeping Brissett on the roster as well. Colts G.M. Chris Ballard heaped praise on Brissett and said he’s the perfect backup [more]

Report: Chuck Pagano will serve as NFL consultant

Chuck Pagano will return to the NFL this season, but he won’t be on the sideline. Pagano will take the fall off from coaching, instead working for the league as a consultant during the 2018 season, Troy Renck of Denver7 reports. Pagano’s father, Sam, was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame earlier this [more]

Chris Ballard: Trade with Jets shows our confidence in Andrew Luck

Colts General Manager Chris Ballard held his pre-draft press conference on Friday, but one of the leading topics of conversation had to do with the team’s top pick in the 2012 draft. It’s hard to avoid talking about quarterback Andrew Luck‘s right shoulder injury under any circumstances because so much of the Colts’ fortunes are [more]

Add Colts G.M. to the list of people who will trade down

Colts General Manager Chris Ballard has already traded down once, and is willing to do it again. Via Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Ballard said he’s amenable to the idea of moving down from the sixth overall pick. “We will be open to moving back if we think it is the right thing for [more]

Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season

The NFL has just two games currently scheduled for Saturdays this December but a new addition to league flex scheduling procedures will add two more later int he year. The Houston Texans will travel to face the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos will host the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15. Both contests are [more]

Tom Coughlin’s return among Week One highlights

Tom Coughlin’s new team fared a lot better than his old one in 2017 and they’ll get a chance to start plotting their course for 2018 against one another. The NFL announced the complete regular season schedule on Thursday and it includes a matchup between the Jaguars and Giants at MetLife Stadium on the first [more]

Where will Saquon Barkley go?

After a stellar Scouting Combine workout, some spoke openly of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley being the first overall pick in the draft. After the Browns signed Carlos Hyde early in free agency, the prospect of Barkley to the Browns at No. 1 became a much tougher proposition. So where will Barkley go, assuming [more]

Dwight Freeney calls it a career

Dwight Freeney will be returning to his first NFL team to announce the end of his playing career. The Colts announced on Thursday that Freeney will formally announce his retirement as a member of the Colts at a press conference next Monday. Freeney was the 11th overall pick of the 2002 draft and played with [more]

Report: Peyton Manning didn’t want to call Eli Manning games

In turning down network broadcast offers from FOX and ESPN, former quarterback and future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning said “I don’t want to be a critic at this point.” Apparently, he didn’t want to be a critic of one guy in particular. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Peyton made it [more]

Peyton Manning on turning down TV work: I don’t want to be a critic “at this point”

FOX and ESPN both were willing to pay Peyton Manning big money to spend one day a week working an NFL game. The former NFL MVP was the sexiest name available. But Manning, speaking at a Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix earlier this week, said he wasn’t ready. “I don’t want to be a critic [more]

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