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Eyes in the Backfield: Denver 31 Indianapolis 24

12 Things We Saw in the Colts’ Loss to the Broncos The Colts dropped the season opener in Denver in a game that summed up basically every game of the Andrew Luck era of Indianapolis football. Peyton Manning was there doing Peyton-y things. Luck was there doing Luck-y things. Chuck Pagano was there doing Pagano-y […]

What to Expect 2014: Jonathan Newsome, Andrew Jackson, Ulrick John

On the third day of the 2014 draft, the Colts took two defenders and a lineman. Let’s set reasonable production baselines for these players 2014. (Rather than belabor the point of this series, please just refer back to the first post of 2014, and remember that these are not predictions, but rather baselines by which […]

What to Expect 2014: Donte Moncrief

For the second installment of this year’s What to Expect, we look at Indy’s third-round selection of wide receiver Donte Moncrief. (Rather than belabor the point of this series, please just refer back to the first post of 2014, and remember that these are not predictions, but rather baselines by which we can judge performance). […]

What To Expect 2014: Jack Mewhort

Welcome back to “What to Expect”. Each spring, I evaluate the picks the Colts make, and try to set realistic baselines for player performance based on recent drafts of similar players. Keep in mind that this series does not predict performance. It simply sets reasonable expectations. This allows us to accurately measure if a player […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Patriots

12 Things to Watch in Saturday's Colts-Patriots Game Luck is not left handed! Last week, the Colts shocked everyone by winning a game they were supposed to win, albeit in a way no one expected them to do it. This week, the playoffs continue as they travel to Foxboro, MA, to take on the New […]

Growing Up Before My Eyes

My son, my only son, is seven-years old. God willing, he will live another eighty or ninety years full of football games, of joy and wonder and heartbreak and exaltation. Should he be so blessed, I doubt very highly if he will ever see a better game in his hopefully long and noteworthy life than […]

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What to Expect: 2013 Draft Revisited

Every year after the draft, I write one of my favorite series. What to Expect sets historical baselines for each player selected and allows us to evaluate rookie seasons against what similarly drafted players in the past have done. Now that 2013 is in the books, it's time to go back and see how Ryan […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Jaguars

12 Things to Watch For in Sunday's Colts-Jaguars Game The Colts say goodbye to an old friend. Last week, the Colts rose up on the road and landed their first impressive win since before Halloween. This week, they seek to close out the regular season with the final divisional contest of the year against the […]

Who to Root For: Week 16

Welcome to Who to Root For for Week 16 of the NFL season. Each week I break down the schedule in grammatically incorrect fashion. That is, of course, unless you consider avoiding awkward constructions to be the heart of proper grammar in which case this column will be near and dear to your heart. Though […]

Eyes in the Backfield: Chiefs

12 Things to Watch For in Sunday's Colts/Chiefs Game It's not a fat joke, ok? Andy Reid looks like a walrus. I can't help that. Last week, the Colts returned to the winner's circle with a convincing win over the Houston Texans. With just two weeks to go, Indy faces their last big test before […]

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Eyes in the Backfield: Texans

12 Things to Watch in Sunday's Colts Texans Game This is the scariest thing you'll see all year. Last week, the Colts fell down on the road against the Bengals. This week, they get a visit from the worst team in football, the Houston Texans. Oddly enough, that fact does little to quell the nervousness […]

Who to Root For: Week 15

Welcome to Who to Root For for Week 15 of the NFL season. Each week I break down the schedule in grammatically incorrect fashion. That is, of course, unless you consider avoiding awkward constructions to be the heart of proper grammar in which case this column will be near and dear to your heart. Though […]

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What should you get for the Colts lover in your family? How about the official T-shirt of ColtsAuthority.com?!? Until Wednesday, we'll be selling these fantastic shirts from Underground Printing for $12 and $15 (depending on quality/color). They come in light blue and navy and will arrive at your destination by December 23rd! The front features […]

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Eyes in the Backfield: Bengals

12 Things to Watch in Sunday's Colts-Bengals Game The Bengals are trying hang on for their first division title since 2009, and their third since 1990. When last we met, the Colts were on the verge of public humiliation at the talons of the Arizona Cardinals. They did bounce back the next week against Tennessee, […]

Who to Root For: Week 14

Welcome to Who to Root For for Week 14 of the NFL season. Each week I break down the schedule in grammatically incorrect fashion. That is, of course, unless you consider avoiding awkward constructions to be the heart of proper grammar in which case this column will be near and dear to your heart. Though […]

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