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Week 16 NFL Picks Challenge

Happy Holidays! Hello, Colts Fans.  I hope your Christmas season has been positively wonderful thus far.  This week, since the world did not, in fact, end, our NFL Picks series is back by somewhat popular demand, and the picks are posted with all manner of bragging rights at stake. If you would like to get […]


Eyes in the Backfield: Chiefs

12 Things to Watch For in Sunday's Colts-Chiefs Game She's the Chief's best option at quarterback Last week, the Colts got smacked around by the Texans, but their dream season can get back on track with a win in Kansas City. The Colts have owned the Chiefs for almost two decades now, and the dominance […]

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Colts Notebook: Pagano Coming Back, Colts Aren’t Taking KC Lightly

(Photo from   Colts  . com  via Yahoo! Spo rts ' Shutdown Corner) Today, we’ll talk Chuck Pagano, the threat posed by a losing team, and a few items of statistical miscellany.  All quotes come from the Indianapolis Colts PR Department.  And on we go, to the Notebook:   Chuck Pagano Expected to Return The big news from the Colts […]

Colts at Chiefs Thursday Night Breakdown Podcast

The Colts head to Kansas City in week 16 to take on the Chiefs and to try to secure a playoff berth! Join Colts Authority Radio Live at 9pm ET as we break down the game, tell you who will win, and why. Listen to internet radio with Colts Authority Radio on Blog Talk Radio […]

Let It Ride: Josh Boeke’s Week 16 Gambling Picks

So I wasn’t exactly spectacular on my picks last week, but at least you would have made some money.  I went 2-2 on the actual picks with the Broncos and Bengals easily covering while the Colts were in position for about 58 minutes before Houston kicked a field goal up 9 to cover the spread […]

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Colts at Chiefs, NFL Week 16

The Colts not only lost their week 15 game to the Texans, but the 29-17 final also eliminated them from contention for the division title. With those hopes dashed, the Colts turn their attention to their next goal: making the playoffs. The easiest way for them to accomplish this goal is to win one of […]

Colts Thursday Notebook: Impoving the run D, Team is Ready for Chuck

Today, we’re going to discuss some almost-good run defense, injury updates, excitement and anticipation of Pagano’s return, and, of course, a bit of the deep ball.  Join me.  Have a Colts Notebook with your coffee.  As usual, all quotes are from the Indianapolis Colts PR Department.    So Close… Last week in Houston, the Indianapolis […]

Colts Authority Radio: Inside the Writer’s Block OT 12/19/2012

Join Colts Authority Radio as Scott Kacsmar and Kyle Rodriguez discuss Week 15 in the NFL, playoff scenarios, and awards.  Listen to internet radio with Colts Authority Radio on Blog Talk Radio Or follow along on your mobile device with Stitcher: The number to call in is (619) 996-1632 Notes on how to call in with Skype: […]

Following a Legend: Andrew Luck Week 15 at Houston Texans

In his 14th career game Andrew Luck experienced some career-worst numbers in a tough 29-17 loss to Houston that clinched the AFC South for the Texans. Luck had season lows in first downs (7), completions (13) and tied his career-low in passing yards (186). He also did not convert a single third down (0/7). I […]

All 22 Analysis – Beating the Bootleg

Despite the Colts' slide to a fairly unremarkable defeat on Sunday afternoon, there were a few positives I took from the game. Firstly, the improved showing against Arian Foster – in the first half when the game was closer, at least. Secondly, the Colts running game on offense, where Vick Ballard looks like a legitimate […]

A Look At Vontae Davis’ Struggles Against Houston

Vontae Davis has been the Colts' best cover corner this season, but struggled against Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans on Sunday. Davis hasn't been as good as hoped after trading away a second and sixth round pick for the young cornerback. Although he has the best pure cover skills on the team, he's struggled […]

Colts Notebook Tuesday: Chunk Plays and Impressive Rookies

Today we’ll discuss rookies, big play offense, and injuries.  As usual, all quotes are courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts PR Department.  And now for the Notebook:   Chunk Plays As you may have noticed, and as many Steelers fans would agree, Bruce Arians has a certain affinity for the big play, or chunk play, as […]

The Indianapolis Colts Path to the Playoffs: Who to Root For, Week 16

With Week 15 in the books, let's take a look at the AFC Playoff picture, where the Colts stand, and who to root for in Week 16, in our weekly look at the Colts Path to the Playoffs: Place Team Record 1st z – Houston Texans 12-2 2nd z – Denver Broncos 11-3 3rd z […]

Colts Monday Musings: Interesting Stats and Award Thoughts

The Colts week 15 loss to the Texans, while expected and predicted by many, was frustrating. Their defense performed better than expected, and their offense had the ball with a chance to take the lead in the 3rd quarter, but, as is often the case with young teams, they just couldn't get out of their […]

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Monday Colts Notebook: Owning Their Mistakes and Moving Forward

On Sunday, the Colts lost to the Houston Texans 29-17.  Today, we’ll discuss some of the players’ and Bruce Arians’ takes on what went wrong, as wells as the team’s focus moving forward.  As usual, quotes are provided by the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.  Now, on to the notebook:   Owning Their Mistakes If […]

Not Yet: Colts Fail to Seize Opportunity, Divisional Crown, fall to Texans 29-17

The Colts entered their week 15 match-up with the Houston Texans controlling their fate in the AFC South: win out, and they would reclaim their place atop the division. The game didn't turn into the blowout that many – including myself – predicted it would be, as the Colts were able to keep it close, […]

Colts Authority Radio Post Game Show: Colts at Texans

The Colts fell to the Texans 29-17, putting an end to any thoughts of winning the division. We'll talk about the game LIVE at 4:30pm ET. Tune in! The number to call in is (619) 996-1632 Notes on how to call in with Skype: You can ask questions here in the open thread, on […]

Colts-Texans Open Thread

Here's your open thread for the Colts and Texans. Remember to follow all your favorite Colts Authority writers and "honored alumni" on Twitter as well: