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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles catches a touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

Jan. 10, 2020 7:09 PM EST

Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn't just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Foles has the most famous catch...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks to the sideline after a series of plays in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Brady exits NFL playoffs with loss, retirement unlikely

Jan. 5, 2020 1:12 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field at the end of his 20th NFL season and said he plans to be back for another, when he will be 43 years old. If not in New England, somewhere else. The Patriots quarterback said after a season-ending 20-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night...

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen, right, sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ballard to remain patient about Colts quarterback options

Jan. 2, 2020 1:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are willing to give Jacoby Brissett another full season to prove himself. It doesn't mean they're out of the quarterback market. General manager Chris Ballard acknowledged during Thursday's season-ending news conference that Indy's passing game needs to improve...

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen, right, sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Reich hoping season's challenges make Colts better team

Dec. 30, 2019 3:22 PM EST

The Indianapolis Colts started this season with Andrew Luck's impromptu retirement announcement. They finished it with a thud. For the fourth time in five years they missed the playoffs, and for the second time in three years they finished with a losing record — this time after starting 5-2. “A lot...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Minshew, Jaguars close out season with 38-20 win over Colts

Dec. 29, 2019 9:01 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — This much is certain for the Jacksonville Jaguars: Minshew Mania will continue into 2020. Coach Doug Marrone might even be around for it. Gardner Minshew turned in his best performance in two months, throwing for 295 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-20 victory over Indianapolis...

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone stands on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Jaguars hope to avoid another slow start vs Colts in finale

Dec. 26, 2019 2:47 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are making a few tweaks for their season finale against Indianapolis. They're probably long overdue. But given the way Jacksonville has struggled early in games, coach Doug Marrone felt he had to do something — anything, really — to change...

Indianapolis Colts' Jordan Wilkins (20) runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Colts finally find way to close out game

Dec. 23, 2019 5:50 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich kept pleading with the Indianapolis Colts to follow the plan. The second-year coach wanted his team focused, hungry and prepared. He expected his team to play hard. And he insisted if they just homed in, the Colts would respond. On Sunday, with the playoffs out of reach,...

Indianapolis Colts' Jordan Wilkins (20) runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Panthers struggles continue in blowout loss at Indianapolis

Dec. 22, 2019 8:01 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carolina Panthers interim coach Perry Fewell keeps trying to fix problems. They're just seem to be getting worse. On Sunday, the Panthers mustered only two field goals, gave up more than 200 yards rushing and endured their second-worst loss of the season — and that wasn't even...

Indianapolis Colts' Nyheim Hines runs back a punt for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Hines' long returns help send Colts past Carolina 38-6

Dec. 22, 2019 5:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nyheim Hines blew one chance to win Indianapolis' punt return job. He's trying to make sure the opportunity doesn't slip away again. Hines became the first NFL player in seven years to score on two punt returns in the same game, set up a third touchdown with another long return four...

Indianapolis Colts offensive guard Quenton Nelson stint on the bench in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. The Saints won 34-7. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

Panthers, Colts try to change script with strong finishes

Dec. 19, 2019 6:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts still sound motivated. With the playoffs out of reach, their championship quest on hold for another season and two seemingly meaningless games left, coach Frank Reich spent the past few days making some adjustments. And explaining to players exactly what's at...