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Who to Root For: Week 16

Welcome to Who to Root For, the weekly column where I feign like I’m still an active writer. (Home teams in bold)   Twas the Night before Week 16 and all through the league, The coaches were sweating and feeling fatigue. The Titans and Jags were hung in the top five, Their playoff dreams never […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 17 Texans 10

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-Houston Game Another week, another win over a quarterback not fit to be on an NFL roster. What made this one special was that it brought the Colts yet another AFC South division crown and punched a ticket for the postseason. Here’s what we saw: 1. We saw the […]

Who To Root For: Week 15

Do not ask who to root for. It roots for you. At this point, I’m scarcely making sense anymore. Welcome to Who to Root For, where each week, I take some literary cliche, and make it somehow even more trope-ish by turning it into a bad pun. Like every week, I’ll give you insight into […]

Eyes In the Backfield: Colts 25 Browns 24

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-Cleveland Game The Indianapolis Colts are many things, but boring is not one of them. The Horse pulled out a thrilling comeback over the Browns, and all but sewed up a playoff spot in the process. There are some weeks where securing a “happy Sunday” is just a little […]

Who to Root For: Week 14

Welcome to Who to Root For, a weekly exercise in laziness that generally involves me cutting and pasting my intro, only to tweak a few words, to keep anyone from guessing that I had done so. Like every week, I’ll give you insight into which games affect the Colts. I could do it like FiveThirtyEight.com, […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 49 Redskins 27

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-Washington Game The Colts road a wave of explosive plays to yet another ‘expected’ victory over an NFL bottom-feeder as the 2014 season hit the three-quarters pole. With just one home game left on the year, here’s what we saw from the eighth win of the campaign: 1. We […]

Who to Root For: Week 13

Welcome to “Who to Root For”, that annual exercise in improper grammar where I take the role of nanny state with your weekend, and in some cases your holiday, though not really because no AFC teams actually play on Thanksgiving. I considered using a #thanksobama hash tag here, but decided against it because I can’t […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 23 Jaguars 3

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-Jacksonville Game Both the Colts and Eyes in the Backfield showed up a bit late for Sunday’s walloping of the woeful Big Cats of North Florida/Sometimes London. Everyone made the train, however, and here’s what we saw in the Colts seventh victory of the season. 1. We saw protection […]

Who To Root For: Week 12

Welcome to “Who to Root For”, that annual exercise in improper grammar where I take the role of nanny state with your weekend. Only sometimes, I do it late so you have to guess. Hey, I never claimed to be a good nanny. I’m more of a “rooting au pair”. I’m gonna stop now, ok? […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Patriots 42, Colts 20

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Indianapolis-New England Game With a whole bye week to prepare, the Colts came out for their biggest game of the year, and showed definitively that they are not among the elite teams in the AFC. Here’s what we saw in a throttling at the hands of the Patriots. 1. […]

Who to Root For: Week 11

Welcome to “Who to Root For”, that annual exercise in improper grammar where I take the role of nanny state with your weekend. This column keeps the big picture of the playoffs in mind, and offers up a comprehensive list of the teams you should be pulling for this week. Many of you have seen […]

Who to Root For: Week 10

Welcome to “Who to Root For”, that annual exercise in improper grammar where I take the role of nanny state with your weekend. This column keeps the big picture of the playoffs in mind, and offers up a comprehensive list of the teams you should be pulling for this week. Current Playoff Position Indy has […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 40 Giants 24

12 Things We Saw in the Indianapolis-New York Game What a difference a week makes. Eight days after getting woodsheded by Roethilsberger and company, the Colts bounced back in a big way by stomping the New York Football Giants on national TV. Here’s what we saw: 1. We saw dominance. Heading into this critical three-game […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Steelers 51 Colts 34

12 Things We Saw in Sunday’s Colts-Steelers Game Indy’s five-game win streak came to a unceremonious halt on Sunday, thanks to an all-time great passing day from Ben Roethilsberger. Here’s what we saw during the drubbing. 1. We saw dissolution. Remember when the Colts forced eight-consecutive three-and-outs against the Bengals last week? This was the […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Colts 27 Bengals 0

12 Things We Saw During the Colts-Bengals Game The Colts wrapped up a critical three-game stretch with their most impressive victory of the season. Here’s everything we saw in Indy’s complete and total evisceration of the Cincinnati Bengals. 1. We saw a new level. Whatever you thought the ceiling was for the Colts, go ahead […]

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