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Bill Polian and two Sirius colleagues did not vote Lamar Jackson All-Pro

Before the Ravens drafted Lamar Jackson, Hall of Fame General Manager Bill Polian famously opined that Jackson should be a wide receiver, not a quarterback, in the NFL. Polian has since admitted he was wrong, but he’s not ready to admit that Jackson is the best quarterback in the NFL. Of the 50 voters who [more]

Michael Thomas, Stephon Gilmore unanimous All-Pro selections

The Associated Press has announced the results of this year’s All-Pro voting and two players were selected as first-team choices by all 50 voters. Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas got the unanimous nod after setting a new record for receptions during the 2019 season. Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore joined Thomas in that category. Both players [more]

Zach Thomas, Sam Mills, LeRoy Butler are Hall of Fame finalists for first time

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the modern-era finalists for the Class of 2020 on Thursday night. Seven of the 15 finalists made the list for the first time. The inclusion of first-year eligible players Troy Polamalu and Reggie Wayne was expected. They were joined by five others who previously were eligible for the [more]

Colts don’t want Eric Ebron back

Eric Ebron arrived in Indianapolis in 2018 and had an outstanding season, scoring 14 touchdowns and looking like one of the best tight ends in football. In 2019, things didn’t go as well, and in 2020, Ebron will be elsewhere. When asked about Ebron today, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said, “We’ll probably move on,” [more]

Chris Ballard: Jury still out on Jacoby Brissett

Colts General Manager Chris Ballard is unsure whether Jacoby Brissett is his franchise quarterback. Ballard said today that Brissett, who is under contract with the Colts through the 2020 season, has some work to do. “The jury’s still out,” Ballard said. “That’s why we did a short-term deal with Jacoby.” Ballard said he hesitates to [more]

Former Saints defensive end Jeff Charleston seriously injured in motorcycle accident

Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Jeff Charleston was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on December 22 in New Orleans and is recovering from “life-threatening injuries,” per Ramon Antonio Vargas of Charleston was injured when he was thrown from his motorcycle following a collision with another vehicle. He sustained a fractured pelvis and [more]

Frank Reich: We’ll be better passing the ball next year

The Colts slumped from 5-2 to 7-9 and out of the playoffs this season and head coach Frank Reich pointed to the team’s passing offense as one of the reasons why they slid out of contention over the course of the year. There were plenty of reasons to point to for the drop in productivity [more]

Colts extend contracts of Zach Pascal, Mo Alie-Cox, Chase McLaughlin

The Colts announced one-year contract extensions for three key players. Receiver Zach Pascal, tight end Mo Alie-Cox and kicker Chase McLaughlin will return to Indianapolis next season. All three had expiring contracts. Pascal, claimed off waivers from the Titans in June 2018, caught 41 passes for 607 yards and five touchdowns this season. Alie-Cox played [more]

T.Y. Hilton is not worried about his future

Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton missed only four games his first seven seasons. He missed six this season with what he revealed Monday turned into a torn calf muscle. “When I came back and tried to practice, it made it worse,” Hilton said, via Joel Erickson of the Indianapolis Star. “It was very tough.” Hilton said [more]

Anthony Castonzo not sure he’ll keep playing in 2020

Left tackle Anthony Castonzo played out the final season on his contract and he said on Monday that he’s not sure he’ll re-sign with the Colts for the 2020 campaign. Castonzo is not sure he’ll be signing with anyone else either. According to multiple reporters from Indianapolis, Castonzo said he’s weighing options that include retirement [more]

Top 20 spots in 2020 NFL Draft order now set

Only 12 teams are still in business this morning, which means 20 of them are in full offseason mode. At least one of them’s on the clock, but perhaps two as the Bengals’ expected selection of Heisman-winning quarterback Joe Burrow from LSU will clear the way for Washington to pick second from a strong field. [more]

Jaguars end disappointing season with win over Colts

Both the Jaguars and the Colts had disappointing seasons this year, and the disappointing 2019 came to an end when the Jaguars beat the Colts today. As has been the case for every game the Jaguars have won this season, Gardner Minshew was the starting quarterback: The Jaguars finished 6-6 in games started by Minshew [more]

Week 17 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Jets at Bills Jets: WR Demaryius Thomas, DB Blake Countess, RB Josh Adams, RB Kenneth Dixon, [more]

Vernon Butler handed fines for throwing punch, flipping bird

An ejection and an apology weren’t enough for Panthers defensive tackle Vernon Butler to escape the long arm of the NFL. The league fined Butler $10,527 for throwing a punch, which got him ejected, and another $14,037 for flipping off the crowd on his way to the locker room during Sunday’s loss to the Colts. [more]

Colts promote Skai Moore from practice squad

The Colts announced they promoted linebacker Skai Moore from the practice squad Saturday. The team had an open roster spot after waiving tight end Ross Travis on Friday Moore spent the first 16 weeks of the season on the Colts’ practice squad. He originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2018. [more]

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