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NFL at 100: Payton beats Peyton with risky Super Bowl gamble

Dec. 10, 2019 2:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sean Payton risked everything to start the second half of Super Bowl 44. The New Orleans Saints made sure his big bet paid off. Instead of giving the ball back to Peyton Manning with a chance to open up a double-digit lead that Sunday, the other Payton instructed Thomas Morstead to try...

Colts, Bucs in must-win mode to keep playoff hopes alive

Dec. 5, 2019 8:09 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts know what it takes to thrive under the pressure of a race for a playoff berth. The young Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to learn. A year after staging a torrid stretch run to make the postseason in their first season under coach Frank Reich, the Colts (6-6) find...

Mounting losses will test Colts’ faith in Reich’s mantra

Dec. 2, 2019 6:23 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich considers himself a believer. He still has faith in quarterback Jacoby Brissett, still supports kicker Adam Vinatieri, and still maintains his team can reach the playoffs — no matter what the stats or critics suggest. “Usually 10-6 gets...

Pivotal game could have key playoff impact for Colts, Titans

Nov. 27, 2019 4:37 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Forget the big picture, Sure, the Indianapolis Colts understand it’s a pivotal division game and the long-term ramification of Sunday’s outcome every bit as much as does Tennessee. But with the hype building and the potential of a season-changing moment increasing, the...

Colts expect ankle injury to keep Ebron out rest of season

Nov. 25, 2019 7:23 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich first learned about Eric Ebron’s problematic ankle before last week’s game. On Monday, the injury ended Ebron’s season. The Pro Bowl tight end was placed on the injured reserve list, dealing a Colts already struggling offense yet...

Latest loss forces Colts to play catch-up in AFC South race

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One month ago, the Indianapolis Colts appeared to be in control of the AFC South. They were 4-2, including 2-0 in the division, after beating Houston at home and were a popular underdog following the retirement of quarterback Andrew Luck. Following three losses in four games, they are...

Mack’s injury gives opportunity to other Indy running backs

Nov. 18, 2019 3:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Wilkins eagerly embraces playing a bigger role in the Indianapolis Colts’ offense. The second-year running back is about to get his chance. With Marlon Mack out indefinitely because of a fractured right hand, Wilkins and Jonathan Williams will share the bulk of the carries...

As misses mount, questions return for Colts, Vinatieri

Nov. 11, 2019 5:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri has been automatic for most of the previous 23 seasons. Peyton Manning was once caught on video simply mouthing the word "money" as Vinatieri booted another game-winning field goal. Coach Frank Reich used the same term three weeks ago when Vinatieri made a 51-yard field...

Analysis: Kicking woes cost several teams in NFL's Week 10

Nov. 11, 2019 3:08 AM EST

Adam Vinatieri's season-long struggles persisted and quick healer Patrick Mahomes was kneecapped by Kansas City's ugly special teams in a Week 10 slate where seven games featured errant extra points or field goal flubs and follies. Kicking wasn't one of the challenges the Indianapolis Colts expected to face when...

Yellow flags, red flags, black eyes for NFL's 100th season

Nov. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The NFL's 100th season has not been worth celebrating even if the history of the league is. Several teams are tanking, penalties are wrecking the flow of games, some of the biggest stars have been sidelined, the new pass interference rule appears to have been adapted only to quiet the uproar that started after...