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Andrew Luck’s sticking to his process as workload increases

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck‘s taking today off. Of course, that was part of the plan, after throwing more yesterday as he ramps up his work in his recovery from shoulder surgery. Via Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, Luck said he had to remain patient as he works through the process of his return, “It [more]

Andrew Luck to see some time with scout team this week

The Colts are continuing the process of getting quarterback Andrew Luck ready to play in a game by giving him a bit more to do in practice this week. Luck practiced two days last week in his first on-field work with the team since having right shoulder surgery and coach Chuck Pagano said on Thursday, [more]

Marcus Mariota “absolutely” hopes to play Monday

Marcus Mariota did more Wednesday than he did last week, according to Titans coach Mike Mularkey. The quarterback said he “absolutely” hopes to play Monday. “I’m just going to kind of take it day by day, see how I feel,” Mariota said, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “Hopefully toward the end of the week, I [more]

Adam Vinatieri wins AFC special teamer of the week for 17th time

Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is into his third decade as an NFL player and the signs that he’s nearing the end of the road remain hard to find. The NFL announced on Wednesday that Vinatieri has been named the AFC special teams player of the week for his work in last Sunday’s overtime victory over [more]

Dwayne Allen says he hasn’t played to his potential with Patriots

The New England Patriots signed tight end Dwayne Allen this offense to replace Martellus Bennett and serve as a complementary option to Rob Gronkowski. But through five games this season, Allen doesn’t have a single catch even with Gronkowski missing the Patriots last game against Tampa Bay. Allen says he’s not doing enough. “I certainly [more]

Report: Lamarr Houston, Kendall Langford signing with Texans

The Houston Texans were in desperate need of reinforcements in their front seven after losing Whitney Mercilus and J.J. Watt so season-ending injuries on Sunday night. After a workout with the team on Tuesday, the Texans are signing former Chicago Bears pass rusher Lamarr Houston and free agent defensive end Kendall Langford, per Aaron Wilson [more]

Roger Goodell: We need to move past anthem controversy

During a conference call on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said that discussions about the national anthem would be “front and center on the agenda” for next week’s league meetings. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to top team executives and presidents on Tuesday expressing the same and also outlining some of what will [more]

Roger Goodell’s memo to teams regarding national anthem

[On October 10, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a memo to NFL teams regarding plans to discuss the national anthem and player protests at next week’s league meetings. That memo appears in full below.] MEMORANDUM To: Chief Executives Club Presidents From: Commissioner Goodell Date: October 10, 2017 Re: Fall Meeting/National Anthem We live in a [more]

Colts elevate Darnell Sankey, place Krishawn Hogan on IR

The Colts promoted inside linebacker Darnell Sankey from the practice squad, the team announced Monday. They placed wide receiver Krishawn Hogan on injured reserve to make room. Sankey has spent time on the Colts’ active roster and practice squad this season. He saw action in Week 2 against the Cardinals. Sankey spent time on the [more]

Andrew Luck won’t play against Titans

The Colts got quarterback Andrew Luck back at practice last week, but he’s not quite ready to take the next step and return to game action. Colts coach Chuck Pagano announced on Monday that Luck will not play against the Titans next Monday night. Jacoby Brissett will make his fifth start of the season for [more]

Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle dies at 90

Yelberton Abraham Tittle, the Hall of Fame quarterback whose career spanned 17 professional season, has died at the age of 90. Tittle may be best remembered for the iconic photograph of him by Morris Berman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, showing him as he attempted recover from being beaten and bloodied by a brutal hit by [more]

Mike Mularkey: Marcus Mariota is day-to-day, may be back this week

Titans coach Mike Mularkey says Marcus Mariota may be back at quarterback when the Titans take the field a week from tonight against the Colts. Asked about an NFL Network report that Mariota was out 2-4 weeks, Mularkey said it may be a quicker recovery than that. “You can listen to NFL Network or you [more]

Stunt or not, Pence upstaged Peyton

Sunday’s 49ers-Colts game included an unexpected, Animal House-style walkout from the Vice President, who apparently was shocked that a team with at least one player kneeling during the anthem since the issue first emerged in 2016 would have one or more players kneeling during the anthem. Even if Mike Pence had no idea that one [more]

President Trump claims Vice President receiving “great praise”

Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to walk out of the Colts-49ers game after the playing of the national anthem has received a lot of response since Sunday afternoon. Like just about everything having to do with politics in this country these days, the response to that decision has been heated. There are those that think [more]

Indy crowd boos Goodell at Peyton Manning statue unveiling

At Saturday’s unveiling of the statue of Peyton Manning in Indianapolis, Commissioner Roger Goodell apparently played the role of Clubber Lang. Unintentionally. Via Peter King of TheMMQB.com, who attended the event, Goodell heard boos from roughly half the assembled crowd of 10,000 to 12,000 fans. King suggests that the program was constructed to introduce two [more]

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