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Eagles sign Matt Jones after running back audition

The Eagles are reasonably deep in the offensive backfield, but they added some help there Wednesday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Eagles are signing former Colts running back Matt Jones after a workout. Jones was cut by the Colts after the draft. The former third-round pick by Washington had his best [more]

Former Colts first-rounder Anthony Gonzalez wins primary

Former NFL wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez is one step closer to Congress. According to¬†Sabrina Eaton of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Gonzalez defeated two other Republican candidates in yesterday’s primary for Ohio’s 16th Congressional district. He garnered 53 percent of the vote to beat Ohio state senator Christina Hagan and physician Michael Grusenmeyer for a slot [more]

T.J. Green ready for new start in Colts’ new defense

T.J. Green hasn’t lived up to the expectations the Colts put on him by making him a second-round choice in 2016, but in fairness, the defensive back hasn’t had a chance. He played only one season as a starting safety in college, arriving at Clemson as a receiver. Then, last season, the Colts switched him [more]

Chester Rogers on Colts changes: Is this what a real organization feels like?

Count wide receiver Chester Rogers among those happy to have Frank Reich as the team’s new head coach. Reich replaced Chuck Pagano this offseason and Rogers was asked on Tuesday about the effect that’s had on the culture around the team. Pagano probably won’t be crazy about Rogers’ answer to that question, but it’s was [more]

Colts claim Randall Telfer off waivers

Tight end Randall Telfer has had an eventful week. He was involved in a trade that sent him from the Browns to the Chiefs last week, but he never actually made it onto the roster in Kansas City. The trade, which would have put linebacker Dadi Nicolas in Cleveland, was rescinded by the teams on [more]

Josh Freeman rolls the dice in Montreal

At a time when one failed former first-round quarterback considers whether to take a chance in Canada, another failed former first-round quarterback has embraced it. Former Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is trying to win a roster spot with the Montreal Alouettes. “Someone asked me the other day, ‘Dude, are you out of money? Why are [more]

Jim Irsay spends $2.4 million on Alcoholics Anonymous founding document

Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the original founding document of Alcoholics Anonymous, spending $2.4 million at an auction. Irsay told the Associated Press that he attended his first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting 25 years ago and believes the group can save lives, and he hopes to inspire others by publicly displaying the document. “The only [more]

Ravens plan joint practices with Rams, Colts

The Ravens will have joint practices with both the Rams and the Colts Colts ahead of their August preseason games. The previously announced Ravens-Rams practices will take place at Ravens camp leading up to their preseason game on Thursday, August 9. Ravens-Colts practices will take place at the Colts’ training camp home on Friday, August [more]

Would a new contract make Tom Brady feel more appreciated?

When recently asked whether he believes he’s appreciated by the Patriots, quarterback Tom Brady led with “I plead the fifth” and followed with a non-answer. So if there’s an issue with the extent to which Brady feels appreciated, what better what to show him appreciation than to give him more money? Consider the broader context [more]

Akeem Ayers suspended four games

It’s Friday afternoon, back where suspensions belong. The latest is four veteran linebacker Akeem Ayers, who was handed a four-game suspension by the league, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Ayers finished last season with the Giants. Initially a second-round pick of the Titans, he has also spent time with the Patriots, Rams, and Colts. [more]

What are the most glaring needs for NFL teams, post-draft?

Thursday’s PFT Live draft focused on one of the lingering questions in the aftermath of the 2018 NFL draft. Specifically, what are the most glaring remaining needs for NFL teams? As usual, Simms and I went three rounds deep. As usual, it was a lively and spirited segment. As usual, I won. But don’t take [more]

Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck using doubt as motivation

The Colts have been steadfast about their confidence in quarterback Andrew Luck‘s return to action and return to form this season, but his extended layoff with a right shoulder injury has not created the same feeling in other corners of the football world. That’s not a secret to the Colts or to Luck and General [more]

Jerrell Freeman announces retirement

Veteran linebacker Jerrell Freeman announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. “I will be retiring from the NFL today,” Freeman said on social media. “My health and my family are my top priorities. . . . Thank you Bears, Colts, Roughriders, and yes, even the Titans (where I only had a cup of coffee, [more]

Browns claim Jermaine Grace off waivers from Colts

The Browns claimed linebacker Jermaine Grace off waivers from the Colts, the team announced Wednesday. Grace is entering his second NFL season out of the University of Miami. He originally signed with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2017. Grace, 24, appeared in 11 games and made three special-teams tackles last season. He [more]

Colts 2017 second-round pick Quincy Wilson admits he was out of shape

The Colts used their second-round draft pick on cornerback Quincy Wilson last season, and for most of the year they didn’t get much out of him. Although he was handed a starting job in Week Two, he was benched after that and didn’t see the field again until Week 12. The Colts’ coaches said he [more]

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