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Offshore sports book has Tom Brady as the favorite to play QB for Raiders, if Jimmy Garoppolo doesn’t

Various offshore sports books will from time to time post creative and intriguing odds, mainly to attract attention and business away from the legal sports books that can be utilized in most states where sports wagering is legal.Usually, we ignore such odds. Sometimes, we make exceptions.One of the major offshore sports books has posted odds regarding [more]

Shane Steichen: Gardner Minshew has done a great job taking Anthony Richardson under his wing

Before the Colts drafted Anthony Richardson at No. 4 overall, the club signed Gardner Minshew to help out at quarterback.Richardson is already splitting first-team reps with Minshew at Indianapolis’ OTAs this week. And even though Minshew is going into just his fifth season, he’s already taken over the role of mentor.Head coach Shane Steichen said [more]

Anthony Richardson splitting first-team reps, doing “next-level stuff” at Colts OTAs

Heading into the draft, one school of thought about Anthony Richardson was that he will need time on the bench to observe and develop before taking over as a starting quarterback in the NFL.The Colts took Richardson with the fourth overall pick and they have Gardner Minshew on the roster, which gives them an experienced [more]

Colts sign fourth-rounder Adetomiwa Adebawore

Colts fourth-round pick Adetomiwa Adebawore has signed his first NFL contract.The Colts announced that the deal is in place on Wednesday afternoon. It’s a four-year deal for Adebawore.Adebawore comes to the Colts from Northwestern, where he appeared in 36 games as a defensive tackle. He recorded 97 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks, an [more]

Colts sign Kaden Smith

The Colts have added a tight end.Indianapolis announced on Wednesday that the club has signed Kaden Smith.Smith was not with a team in 2022 after the Giants waived him with a failed physical designation in March 2022.While San Francisco selected Smith in the sixth round of the 2019 draft, the tight end did not make [more]

Jim Irsay hints at major structural change to league management, post-Roger Goodell

Commissioner Roger Goodell is poised to sign a new contract that will take him through March 2027. At that point, Goodell apparently will move on.After he does, the NFL could undergo a major overhaul of the manner in which the league office is managed.“It could be where we have a CEO of business and of [more]

Peyton Manning wins Sports Emmy, before Tom Brady

Tom Brady had three Super Bowl wins before Peyton Manning got one. In a different category, Manning has an early lead.Manning won the 2023 Sports Emmy for “Outstanding Personality — Event Analyst” on Monday night. The victory traces to his work on the ManningCast alternative to Monday Night Football.That’s the category Brady will be in, [more]

Report: Andrew Luck tampering probe has been resolved to the Colts’ satisfaction

It started as a recognition of insufficient evidence. It quickly has become something sufficient happening to get the Colts to drop it.Through little more than 12 hours, the prevailing narrative regarding the Colts’ tampering claims against the Commanders pivoted from, per the Washington Post, a lack of hard evidence to, per, the Colts being [more]

Matt Ryan chose CBS over Fox

Matt Ryan took a job last week with CBS. It wasn’t his only offer.Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that Ryan chose CBS over Fox. Ryan will do both games and studio work, as he decides which one he prefers. In turn, CBS will be able to assess Ryan’s performance in both settings.Fox, [more]

Report: Commanders unlikely to face punishment for Andrew Luck tampering

The best way to avoid the consequences of an unfortunate new precedent is to ignore the existence of the precedent.That’s what the NFL might be doing, given the possibility that the Commanders made contact with retired Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in 2022, at a time when the Commanders were searching high and low for a [more]

Top quarterbacks pause NFLPA rookie premiere to hang out with Tom Brady, Michael Rubin

At first, it seemed to be just another strategically curious tweet from a firehose account that often posts items of little or no relevance to the audience — but that potentially count as favors that could have scoop-related (or other) benefits down the line. The broader dynamics are sufficiently compelling to merit a closer examination.On [more]

Jim Irsay’s list of all-time Top 5 players includes John Elway, excludes Peyton Manning

After news broke Friday that Jim Brown had died, he was remembered by many people as the greatest player in NFL history. Colts owner Jim Irsay was one of those people, but when Irsay tweeted a list of the Top 5 players in NFL history, it was some other names that raised eyebrows.“On my list [more]

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