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Indy 500 to race without fans

Skipping the mathematically consistent step of going down to 12.5 percent capacity, the Indianapolis 500 has decided to race without fans in attendance. Via Nathan Brown of the Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that the Aug. 23 race would be held with no spectators because of concerns about COVID-19, after initially hoping for 50 percent [more]

Colts LB Skai Moore opts out of 2020 season

Linebacker Skai Moore has become the first member of the Colts to opt out of playing the 2020 season. The team made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon. Moore will come off the team’s active roster and will not be able to reverse course at any point this year. Moore joined the Colts as an undrafted [more]

Dolphins claim cornerback Picasso Nelson off waivers

The Miami Dolphins claimed cornerback Picasso Nelson off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. Nelson has spent time with the Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi. Nelson recorded 202 tackles with five interceptions and a forced fumble during his college career. He has yet [more]

Howard Mudd seriously injured in motorcycle crash

Howard Mudd, a longtime NFL assistant who is considered one of the best offensive line coaches in league history, has been hospitalized after a motorcycle crash. Mudd is in the intensive care unit at a Seattle hospital and will need multiple surgeries for injuries described as “a fractured pelvis and spine,” according to FOX 59 [more]

Colts put T.Y. Hilton on NFI list, cut roster to 80

It’s become obvious over the years the Colts are a different team when T.Y. Hilton isn’t available. Now, the veteran receiver isn’t available at the start of training camp. The team announced that Hilton had been placed on the active/non-football injury list, with a hamstring injury suffered this offseason. He missed six games last year [more]

Who are the offensive rookie of the year candidates for 2020?

With Chiefs running back Damien Williams opting out for 2020, Chiefs rookie first-rounder Clyde Edwards-Helaire will have plenty more opportunities to generate the kind of numbers that will help him win offensive rookie of the year votes. Which sparked a recent PFT Live draft: Who are the candidates for offensive rookie of the year? Our [more]

Philip Rivers buying into things he hasn’t experienced before

Philip Rivers has been around the NFL block more than a few times, but the quarterback’s still experiencing some new things this offseason. Rivers is settling into his first training camp as a member of the Colts and they’ve asked him to make some changes to the way he’s approaching the game. Head coach Frank [more]

Colts place Mo Alie-Cox, Jegs Jegede, Kemoko Turay on PUP

The Colts announced Tuesday they have placed tight end Mo Alie-Cox, defensive end Jegs Jegede and defensive end Kemoko Turay on the physically unable to perform list. The team also released tight end Matt Lengel. Alie-Cox originally signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He has played 25 career games with three [more]

Colts place Malik Henry, Jackson Porter on COVID-19 list

The Colts placed receiver Malik Henry and cornerback Jackson Porter on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Colts veterans are scheduled to report to training camp for their first COVID-19 test Tuesday. Henry, 23, was an undrafted free agent out of West Georgia in 2019, signing with the 49ers. He joined [more]

Colts place Julian Blackmon on non-football injury list

Safety Julian Blackmon‘s first NFL training camp will start with a stint on the Colts’ non-football injury list. The team announced the move on Monday afternoon. Blackmon won’t be able to practice until he comes off the list, but is eligible to be activated at any time. Blackmon tore his ACL while playing for Utah [more]

Mike Tyson’s return sparks an interesting NFL-related question

Mike Tyson will be returning to the ring, for one last time. That sparked an interesting (at least to us) question in a recent edition of PFT Live: Which retired NFL player would we like to see back on the field one more time? Charean Williams and I drafted four players each, focusing on guys [more]

Which players would you like to see win a Super Bowl?

Plenty of great players have spent plenty of years in the NFL without winning a Super Bowl. Recently, Simms and I devoted a PFT Live draft to the question of which veteran players we’d most like to see win a Super Bowl. Our choices are in the attached video. Watch it and then put your [more]

Colts anticipate approximately 25 percent capacity at home games

The Colts said in a letter earlier this month that they expected to have reduced capacity at Lucas Oil Stadium if fans are at games this year. On Friday, they provided an update that included how much they expect to cut capacity during the regular season. According to the team, the plan is to have approximately 25 [more]

Colts postpone Robert Mathis’ induction into Ring of Honor until 2021

Owner Jim Irsay announced Thursday that the Colts are postponing Robert Mathis’ induction into the team’s Ring of Honor. Mathis’ enshrinement will happen sometime during the 2021 season. “Considering the NFL COVID protocol restrictions on stadium capacity and on-field activities, we’re moving the @RobertMathis98 Ring of Honor Induction to 2021. “#98DeservesAFullHouse!!” Irsay tweeted. Mathis, the [more]

Kemoko Turay working out with Robert Mathis ahead of Colts camp

Robert Mathis no longer serves as a full-time member of head coach Frank Reich’s coaching staff, but he’s still doing his part to help the team’s pass rush. Defensive end Kemoko Turay shared a video of a workout with Mathis on Twitter Tuesday. The video showed the two men working on improving Turay’s work with [more]

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