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Colts move on from Caraun Reid

The ongoing roster tinkering that is going on throughout the NFL resulted on Saturday in the Colts swapping out a pair of defensive players. Gone is veteran defensive tackle Caraun Reid. Arrived is veteran safety Robenson Therezie. Therezie has played in 25 career games, and he has spent time with the Bengals, Saints, and Falcons. Undrafted [more]

Shamarko Thomas fined $26,739 for hit that led to ejection

Safety Shamarko Thomas lost his job with the Colts shortly after being ejected from the team’s preseason opener and now he’s lost a fair chunk of money as well. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Thomas was fined $26,739 for the helmet-to-helmet hit on Seahawks wide receiver David Moore a little over a week [more]

Chris Ballard explains the challenge Dez Bryant will face with a new team

Free-agent receiver Dez Bryant is visiting the Browns on Thursday. Colts G.M. Chris Ballard recently explained during a visit to the #PFTPM podcast that his team isn’t interested in veteran wideouts like Bryant and Jeremy Maclin, at this point. Ballard also provided insight regarding the challenge that Bryant or any other veteran receiver will be [more]

Colts looking at second-rounder Braden Smith at tackle

The Colts used first- and second-round picks on guards, in hopes of stabilizing the offensive line so Anderw Luck’s comeback wouldn’t be a moot point. And while they might have two starters from those two picks, it may not be at the position they envisioned. According to Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, second-rounder Braden [more]

Colts sign Tion Green, waive William Ossai

The Colts signed free agent running back Tion Green, the team announced Tuesday. Indianapolis waived linebacker William Ossai from the non-football illness list. Green played five games with the Lions as a rookie in 2017 and had 42 carries for 165 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught two passes for 14 yards. He played [more]

Monday’s #PFTPM features Colts G.M. Chris Ballard

It’s a Monday edition of #PFTPM, and this one has a full hour with one of the key NFL decision makers. Colts G.M. Chris Ballard joined me for a one-hour, wide-ranging conversation about the Colts, his football journey, and much more. You can hear it all below, although if you’d simply subscribe to the podcast [more]

Andrew Luck “tired” and “exhausted” after first game action in 585 days

Four days ago, Colts quarterback Andrew Luck played in his first game in 585 days, against the Seahawks in Seattle. The day after, he was feeling the effects of it. “I was tired, I was exhausted,” Luck told reporters on Monday, according to the team. “I think emotionally I was worn out, and honestly it [more]

Colts sticking with Papa John’s

Not every NFL team is following the NFL’s lead in ending its relationship with pizza chain Papa John’s. According to the Indianapolis Star, the Colts have “decided to maintain a relationship” with Papa John’s. Per the report, the Colts believe that their should not “change course because of how the company has reacted in the [more]

Shamarko Thomas signing with Broncos

The Broncos lost safety Jamal Carter to a hamstring injury in their first preseason game and that loss has led them to look in another direction for secondary help. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Shamarko Thomas will sign with the team. Thomas was released by the Colts on Saturday. Thomas’ release came a couple [more]

Texans swap out a wide receiver, bring in Quan Bray

The Texans brought in a receiver with a little more experience, who could add something to the return game. The team announced the signing of wideout Quan Bray. To make room for him on the roster, they waived wide receiver DeAndrew White. Bray was released by the Bills last week, after they traded for Corey [more]

Colts place Deon Cain on IR, sign Matt Hazel, Branden Oliver

The Colts signed receiver Matt Hazel and running back Branden Oliver on Sunday. They waived receiver Dres Anderson and placed wide receiver Deon Cain on injured reserve. Hazel (pictured) re-joins the Colts after spending time on the team’s active roster and practice squad last season. He also spent time on the Browns’ practice squad. Hazel [more]

Quenton Nelson “looked good” in his 33 snaps against the Seahawks

Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley, Sam Darnold and Josh Allen deservedly received praise for their preseason debuts. Offensive linemen don’t get talked about much, even as the sixth overall pick and a successful first outing. Quenton Nelson, though, arguably was the safest pick in this year’s draft. He started at left guard and played 33 offensive [more]

Colts cut Shamarko Thomas, days after ejection

Shamarko Thomas has had better weeks. Ejected from Thursday’s game for his helmet-to-helmet hit, the Colts released the veteran safety Saturday. While officials didn’t use the “lowering the helmet” language — he was ejected for unnecessary roughness — the hit on Seahawks wide receiver David Moore was egregious (as evidenced by the reaction of Seahawks [more]

Colts lose rookie receiver Deon Cain to torn ACL

Colts wide receiver Deon Cain will miss his entire rookie season after suffering a torn ACL during Thursday night’s preseason game. Indianapolis head coach Frank Reich announced this afternoon that Cain is done for the year. A sixth-round draft pick out of Clemson, Cain had gained significant attention during training camp as a player who [more]

Marlon Mack expected to miss a few weeks with a hamstring strain

The Colts are awaiting the results from further medical tests to confirm Marlon Mack‘s diagnosis, but their “initial sense” is the running back will miss a few weeks with a hamstring strain, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. Mack grabbed the back of his left hamstring after a 5-yard run with three minutes remaining [more]

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