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'Hard Knocks' to showcase Colts for first in-season episodes

Sep. 16, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

The “Hard Knocks” franchise will have regular-season episodes for the first time when “Hard Knocks In Season: The Indianapolis Colts” debuts on Nov. 17 on HBO. NFL Films announced the series during halftime of Thursday night’s game between the New York Giants...

Fisher eager to move beyond Achilles injury, play for Colts

Sep. 15, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Fisher's life changed the moment he felt the pain in his left foot last January. He watched the Super Bowl in agony, unable to protect Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes against Tampa Bay's fierce pass rush. In March, he was released in a...

Colts' defense starts flat in season-opening loss to Seattle

Sep. 13, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard provided a succinct immediate analysis about the Indianapolis' defensive problems in Sunday's season-opening loss. The Colts failed in pass coverage, failed to stop the run, and failed to force multiple turnovers. ...

Efficient Wilson leads Seahawks past Colts 28-16 in opener

Sep. 12, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Wilson looked right at home in Seattle's new offense. He found open receivers, converted third downs and took advantage of a solid ground game by making big play after big play. Then he turned things over to the defense. ...

Wentz still weighing options after return from COVID list

Sep. 02, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz spent three days attending Zoom meetings and rehabbing his injured left foot at home. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback also used the time to think about how to avoid another trip to the reserve/COVID-19 list. On...

Wentz's health, productivity will be key for Colts in 2021

Sep. 01, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (11-6) New faces: QB Carson Wentz, LT Eric Fisher, DE Kwity Paye, OT Julie'n Davenport, QB Sam Ehlinger, TE Kylen Granson, WR Mike Strachan, DE Dayo Odeyingbo. Key losses: QB Philip Rivers, LT Anthony Castonzo, LB Anthony Walker, DE...

Uncertainty abounds in AFC South as Titans attempt to repeat

Aug. 30, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There’s more uncertainty than usual surrounding the AFC South, and it extends beyond Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson. The NFL’s lone division with two playoff teams in each of the last four years is dealing with significant changes...

Colts close out training camp nearly at full strength

Aug. 25, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts opened training camp without coach Frank Reich and All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard. During the first week three more starters went down: quarterback Carson Wentz, center Ryan Kelly and All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson. ...

Wentz leads key trio of Colts back onto practice field

Aug. 23, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Carson Wentz got back to work with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday — and looked sharp. Three-time All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson and center Ryan Kelly joined him at practice for the first time since late July. Yes, all three...

Eason, Colts eke past Vikings 12-10; offenses need more work

Aug. 22, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will pick a No. 2 quarterback between Jacob Eason and Sam Ehlinger, with the strong possibility they'll also be choosing a fill-in starter until Carson Wentz is ready to return. Given their inexperience, the Colts aren't about...