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Colts' improving defense faces tall task against Falcons

Sep. 19, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts cornerback Kenny Moore II understands this week's challenge each time he pops in an Atlanta Falcons tape. He sees quarterback Matt Ryan, the 2016 league MVP, adjusting on the fly to new wrinkles posed by defensive coordinators. He sees Julio Jones , the fast, physical...

Falcons-Colts Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

ATLANTA (1-1) AT INDIANAPOLIS (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Colts by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 1-1; Colts 1-0-1 SERIES RECORD — Colts lead 14-2 LAST MEETING — Colts beat Falcons 24-21, Nov. 22 2015 LAST WEEK — Falcons beat Eagles 24-20; Colts beat Titans...

Jaguars could enter AFC South race with win over Titans

Sep. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

The AFC South is shaping up as quite a division race. Should the Jaguars win at home Thursday night against the Titans, it would tighten up things early in the season. But Tennessee, ranked 18th in the AP Pro32, is a 1½-point favorite over Jacksonville. The Colts, even without Andrew Luck, and the Texans,...

Falcons sign former Vikings punter Wile as Bosher's backup

Sep. 18, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have a new backup plan if punter Matt Bosher hasn't recovered from a groin injury by Sunday's game at Indianapolis. Matt Wile worked on punts and kickoffs on Wednesday, one day after he was signed to the practice squad. Wile was Minnesota's punter in 2018 ,...

Vinatieri insists retirement never was contemplated

Sep. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri just needed some time to clear his head. The rumored retirement apparently was never under consideration. In his first public comments since leaving the stadium Sunday, the NFL's career scoring leader explained he misspoke when saying he would answer questions on the...

Guatemalan gets 3½ more years after crash killed Colts LB

Sep. 17, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man convicted of drunken driving in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been sentenced to an additional 42 months in prison for illegally re-entering the U.S. after being deported. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday...

Mariota needs strong bounce back after Titans QB struggles

Sep. 16, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota finds himself needing a strong performance on a short week to help erase a struggling performance in the Titans' home opener. The No. 2 overall pick in 2015 may be with his fourth offensive coordinator and fifth play caller, but he too often...

Reich still confident in Vinatieri despite early-season woes

Sep. 16, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich still wants Adam Vinatieri to be his kicker. For now, he is. The NFL's career scoring leader left the team complex Monday afternoon without speaking to reporters, though he promised a day earlier he would as speculation swirled that the 46-year-old...

Colts find old-school philosophy still works in new-look NFL

Sep. 16, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich made one thing perfectly clear during the offseason. He expected the Colts to finish among the league's top-five rushing offenses. At this rate, they might even exceed Reich's expectations. Two games into the season, the Colts have the NFL's No. 2...

NFL's oldest player struggles again, missing 2 extra points

Sep. 15, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts already have had one surprise retirement thanks to Andrew Luck deciding to step away. If the NFL's oldest player and career scoring leader keeps missing the uprights, Luck might not be the only player put on the reserve/retired list this year. Adam Vinatieri...