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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...

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...

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...

Luck finds cost of football too pricey to continue career

Aug. 25, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck was unique. He loved football. He loves life even more. So when the 29-year-old Luck thought another long, laborious comeback journey jeopardized his future, he believed walking away from the sport and potentially hundreds of millions of dollars was the only logical choice....

Oft-injured Colts QB Andrew Luck, 29, announces retirement

Aug. 25, 2019 10:08 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Then he said goodbye to the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback heard boos as he walked away from the field, then walked to the podium and made the surprise decision official: The oft-injured star is retiring at age 29....

Colts expect Luck to miss preseason with ankle area injury

Aug. 13, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts believe lingering pain in Andrew Luck's lower left leg will likely force their starting quarterback to miss the rest of the preseason. They're still unsure about his availability for the Sept. 8 season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Colts general manager...

Sheard misses Colts practice with knee injury, Luck rests

Jul. 27, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts starting defensive end Jabaal Sheard missed practice again Saturday with an injured knee and it's not clear when he could return. Coach Frank Reich told reporters Friday the team's medical staff was evaluating Sheard's knee for soreness and swelling. Reich did not...

Colts rookie defends himself from sexual assault allegations

Jul. 27, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts linebacker Bobby Okereke defended himself Saturday against sexual assault accusations from 2015, calling the allegations "untrue." His name was publicly connected to the case for the first time last month, but Okereke made no public statements until after the Colts...