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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...

Brissett's injury forces Colts to make more adjustments

Nov. 4, 2019 7:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Andrew Luck retired. Now, Jacoby Brissett is hurt. And suddenly the Indianapolis Colts may need Brian Hoyer and Chad Kelly to survive the next couple of weeks. Coach Frank Reich confirmed Monday that Brissett has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and said the...

Mistakes, missed kick doom Colts in 26-24 loss to Steelers

Nov. 3, 2019 6:46 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts tight-roped their way through the first two months of the season thanks in part to kicker Adam Vinatieri's seemingly ageless resolve and quarterback Jacoby Brissett's steadying presence following Andrew Luck's abrupt retirement. Now, both are in question. A week...

Up in arms: Elway still searching for Broncos' quarterback

Nov. 2, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Joe Flacco joining Drew Lock on injured reserve, the Broncos head into Sunday's game against the Browns with two quarterbacks, Brandon Allen and Brett Rypien, who haven't thrown a single pass in the NFL. Allen is a 27-year-old, fourth-year pro from Arkansas who becomes Denver's sixth...

Backups no more, Brissett, Rudolph leading Colts, Steelers

Oct. 31, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has been in Mason Rudolph's spot before. Several times actually. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback knows what it's like to step in for the face of the franchise. He did it for Tom Brady in New England in 2016. He did it again for Andrew Luck when he arrived in...

Passing numbers down in NFL through Week 8

Oct. 31, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

Blame it on Andrew Luck's early retirement, injuries to Patrick Mahomes, Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger, or dominant defenses in New England and San Francisco but passing numbers in the NFL are down so far this season. A year after the league set records for touchdown passes and passer rating, defenses have...

Brissett's strengths shine through in Colts' victories

Oct. 30, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Quarterback Jacoby Brissett kept it simple last weekend. He let the Indianapolis Colts' ground game set up the short passing game, connected with open receivers and even took advantage of open running lanes he found. Then, when Brissett needed to make the big play, he did that, too....