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John Lynch: Jon Gruden is “remorseful” for “horrifying” comments

Former Raiders coach Jon Gruden publicly has displayed a certain amount of defiance regarding the events that led to his resignation. One of his former players in Tampa Bay says that, privately, Gruden has expressed remorse. “I had the opportunity during the bye week, I reached out, and was surprised he actually called me back, [more]

Martellus Bennett piles on Jimmy Garoppolo

After the 49ers traded up in the draft and signaled that the end was coming for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, former Patriots tight end Jermaine Wiggins said that New England teammates wondered whether they could depend on Garoppolo. One of those teammates clearly was former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett. Appearing on the Double Coverage podcast [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo off injury report, Trey Lance ruled out

Jimmy Garoppolo will start against the Colts on Sunday night. Garoppolo missed Week Five with a calf injury, but he used the bye week to recover and was able to practice every day this week. The 49ers did not give him an injury designation on Friday’s injury report, which leaves him set to start this [more]

T.Y. Hilton unlikely for Sunday night, Quenton Nelson on track to play

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton made his 2021 debut in Week Six, but it looks like he’s going to miss Week Seven. Hilton hurt his quad in last Sunday’s win over the Texans and he missed practice time this week as a result of the injury. While he’s officially listed as questionable to play against [more]

Kyle Shanahan expects Jimmy Garoppolo to be 100 percent by Sunday

49ers veteran quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (calf) remained limited in practice Thursday, while rookie quarterback Trey Lance (knee) still is out. After sitting out the Week 5 loss to the Cardinals, which led to Lance’s first career start, Garoppolo is expected to return to the starting lineup. The 49ers had a bye last weekend. “He’s getting [more]

T.Y. Hilton calls himself 50-50 for Sunday night

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton made his first appearance of the 2021 season in last Sunday’s win over the Texans, but he may not be making his second appearance this Sunday night against the 49ers. Hilton hurt his quad while catching four passes for 80 yards in Week Six and did not practice on Wednesday. [more]

Julian Blackmon tore his Achilles in Wednesday’s Colts practice

Colts safety Julian Blackmon went down with an injury in Wednesday’s practice and it will keep him out for the rest of the season. The Colts announced on Thursday that Blackmon tore his Achilles as the team was preparing for Sunday night’s game against the 49ers. Blackmon started the first six games of the year [more]

Colts restructure T.Y. Hilton’s contract

It’s unclear if the Colts will have wide receiver T.Y. Hilton in the lineup for Sunday night’s game against the 49ers, but they will have more cap room to work with this season after addressing his contract. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Colts restructured Hilton’s contract to free up $2.3 million in [more]

Javon Kinlaw’s knee an ongoing concern for 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are still waiting to see the full potential of 2020 first-round defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw. However, an ongoing knee issue has kept him from practicing much this season and has limited his effectiveness on the field. “It’s a big concern this year,” Shanahan said on Wednesday, via Jennifer Lee Chan of [more]

T.Y. Hilton out of practice for Colts

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton was “doing fine” on Monday after hurting his quad in last Sunday’s win over the Texans, but he wasn’t on the practice field on Wednesday. Hilton did not participate in the team’s first on-field work of the week. That may be precautionary in order to ensure that he’s feeling well [more]

49ers “pretty optimistic” about Jimmy Garoppolo playing, less hopeful on Trey Lance

Signs continue to point toward Jimmy Garoppolo making the start at quarterback for the 49ers against the Colts on Sunday night. 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said that Garoppolo will be a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice as he continues to make his way back from the calf injury that kept him out of Week [more]

DeForest Buckner: “It’s a little personal” facing 49ers

When players prepare to face their former teams, they usually answer questions about added emotion by saying some variation of it being just another game. Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner is taking a different path this week. Buckner was traded to the Colts by the 49ers in 2019 after failing to come to an agreement [more]

Quenton Nelson returns to practice for Colts

Colts left guard Quenton Nelson‘s journey back to the lineup took a step forward on Wednesday. Nelson has missed the last three games while on injured reserve with ankle and knee injuries, but the team got the clock started on his return to action on Wednesday when they designated him for return. Nelson will take [more]

Colts promote Antwaun Woods to active roster

The Colts elevated defensive tackle Antwaun Woods to the 53-player roster from the practice squad Tuesday, the team announced. Woods has spent time on Indianapolis’ active roster and practice squad this season. He has played one game and has two tackles, seeing action on 12 defensive snaps. He has appeared in 41 career games with [more]

Colts activate Sam Ehlinger, waive Jacob Eason, place Parris Campbell on IR

The Colts have made several moves on Tuesday, including cutting one of their key draftees from 2020. Indianapolis has signed kicker Michael Badgley to the 53-man roster from the team’s practice squad. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger has been activated off injured reserve to the 53-man roster. Receiver Parris Campbell has been placed on IR with a [more]

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