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What if Josh McDaniels hadn’t bailed on the Colts?

Offseason Wednesdays on PFT Live typically include a game of “what if?” Today’s show tackled this specific question: What if Josh McDaniels had followed through on his verbal agreement to coach the Colts? It’s a butterfly effect that would have impacted the Colts (obviously) and various other teams, from the Patriots to the Eagles to, [more]

Frank Reich: I hope it works out for Jacoby Brissett, but not now

The Colts reportedly resisted trade offers for quarterback Jacoby Brissett last year and they made it clear that anyone looking to pluck him from their roster this year would have to pay a heavy price to make a deal, but Brissett has been equally clear about his hopes for the future. Brissett wants to be [more]

Colts have Ben Banogu at DE after trying him at LB

The Colts drafted Ben Banogu with the 49th overall pick, projecting him as the strongside linebacker in their 4-3. Banogu’s time at linebacker was short-lived, however. He worked there during the rookie minicamp before moving to defensive end for the rest of the offseason program, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan reports. “We thought that [more]

Frank Reich on Rock Ya-Sin: You can see him progressing

It’s hard to imagine the Colts will be able to repeat the draft success from last year that saw guard Quenton Nelson and linebacker Darius Leonard wind up as All-Pro selections after their rookie season. For one thing, they don’t have a first-round pick to follow in Nelson’s footsteps. For another, it’s rare for any [more]

Cowboys, Patriots, Eagles fans rank as best in NFL, according to one study

Emory University Goizueta School of Business professor Mike Lewis sought to use statistical analysis to determine the NFL’s “best” fans. The study used the hard-core, religiously devoted fan as well as the casual fan, so those at the top of the list have more of the latter and those at the bottom of the list [more]

Keeping tabs on open practices at NFL training camps

As NFL teams make their preparations for training camps, we’re keeping tabs on which teams have the most practices open to the public — and which teams are restricting access. Here’s a look at how many open practices are being held by each of the teams that have announced their training camp schedules: 20*: Cowboys. [more]

PFT 2019 storyline No. 30: Will Andrew Luck stay healthy again?

After losing all of the 2017 season due to a shoulder injury, Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. managed to play all of the 2018 season — and to play it incredibly well. So with the 2019 season approaching, the question becomes whether Luck can do it again. A calf injury limited his involvement in the team’s [more]

Frank Reich “very encouraged” by Devin Funchess

Plenty of eyebrows were raised when the Colts signed wide receiver Devin Funchess to a one-year, $10 million contract this offseason. But Colts coach Frank Reich sees no reason to believe his team overpaid. Reich said that from Day One of the offseason program, Funchess has worked hard and proven himself committed to getting up [more]

Tampa police release video of car driven by suspect in Eric Patterson murder

Police in Tampa have released a video of a car they believe was driven by a suspect in the murder of former NFL cornerback Eric Patterson. Patterson was found on the floor with a gunshot wound after his roommate was woken up by noise early on June 8 and the roommate said he saw an [more]

Colts owner spends over $5 million at guitar auction

Colts owner Jim Irsay hasn’t spent all his cap space on this year’s football team. But he just dropped nearly $4 million for a single guitar. According to David Lindquist of the Indianapolis Star, Irsay spent $3.975 million for the 1969 Fender Stratocaster which David Gilmour played on several Pink Floyd albums including “Dark Side [more]

Fifteen open practices for the Browns this summer

Expectations and interest in the Browns are higher than they’ve been in some time and fans will have a lot of chances to check in on the team’s progress during training camp this summer. The Browns announced their slate of practices open to the public for July and August on Thursday and they will be [more]

Colts to hold 16 open training-camp practices

Frank Reich’s former team will hold one open training-camp practice. His current team will hold a lot more open training-camp practices than that. The former Eagles offensive coordinator, now in his season year as Colts head coach, will go to work in front of fans 16 times during training camp. The team announced its schedule [more]

High hopes for Donte Moncrief in Pittsburgh

As the Steelers clamor to replace the high-level production of receiver Antonio Brown, an unlikely candidate arrived in free agency, from the Jaguars. Mark Kaboly of believes that Moncrief appeared to be a clear-cut No. 2 receiver during the offseason program. “I wasn’t really sure what to expect when he came in,” quarterback Ben [more]

Colts sign third-rounder Bobby Okereke

Linebacker Bobby Okereke became the final 2019 Colts draft pick to sign with the team when he agreed to a four-year deal on Friday. The other nine deals were done in May, but third-round picks have often taken a longer time to sign under the current CBA due to more negotiable language in their contracts. [more]

Frank Reich: Extending Kenny Moore sends right message to rest of team

The Colts signed cornerback Kenny Moore to a four-year contract extension on Thursday that followed a pattern of other deals they’ve struck recently. Moore was set for restricted free agency in 2020, but the Colts made a longer commitment to a player who has shown consistent improvement since joining the team as a waiver claim [more]

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