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Colts continue prime-time flops with disastrous 4th quarter

Dec. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay lobbied the NFL schedule-makers for more night games. So far, Indianapolis has been a prime-time flop. From the ugly October overtime win at Denver to last Monday night's fourth-quarter collapse against Pittsburgh to Sunday...

Colts buried under avalanche of turnovers in blowout loss

Dec. 05, 2022 01:24 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The biggest of four turnovers from Matt Ryan came late in the second quarter, setting up a Dallas touchdown when the Indianapolis quarterback had a chance to put the Colts back in front. His giveaways in the fourth quarter were more about making history for...

Timeout: Colts' Saturday admits mistake in loss to Steelers

Nov. 29, 2022 17:26 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday spent Monday night defending the team's late-game clock management. Less than 24 hours later, Saturday acknowledged he made the wrong call. After watching game tape, rethinking the situation and...

Colts, Pats both looking for offensive improvement

Nov. 04, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (3-4-1) at NEW ENGLAND (4-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Patriots by 5 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Colts 3-5-0; Patriots 4-3-1. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 52-30. LAST MEETING: Colts beat...

Ehlinger faces roller-coaster day in Colts' starting debut

Oct. 30, 2022 21:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Ehlinger gave the Indianapolis Colts what they needed Sunday — mobility and hope. It just wasn't good enough for a victory. The second-year quarterback went 17 of 23 for 201 yards in his first NFL start, but he came up a half-yard short on a...

Heinicke leads late rally as Washington beats Colts 17-16

Oct. 30, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Terry McLaurin punctuated his homecoming with a clutch play in a Washington win. Taylor Heinicke made sure of it. McLaurin's spectacular 33-yard catch with 26 seconds left set up Heinicke's 1-yard TD plunge, lifting the Commanders to a 17-16 win...

Colts stalled offense gets jump start with no-huddle

Oct. 20, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan finally got the Colts stalled offense moving. Whether the up-tempo style becomes a weekly staple has not been decided. Just days after Indianapolis delivered its most productive performance all season, coach Frank Reich remains...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for NFL Week 7

Oct. 19, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

Another season of fantasy football, another group of start-or-sit scenarios to answer. It’s not just enough to draft the right team and make the right moves off the waiver wire. We all know that. We also have to make sure that we are starting the right players each week. ...

Colts receiving group takes major step in win over Jaguars

Oct. 17, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard spent the spring and summer insisting the Colts receiving group would be strong, deep and productive. Yes, they expected it to take time for a young, mostly unproven group of receivers to grow into...

Griffin's gaffes prove costly as Jaguars lose 3rd straight

Oct. 17, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Shaquill Griffin won’t enjoy rewatching Jacksonville’s fifth consecutive loss at Indianapolis. The veteran cornerback was picked on repeatedly by the Colts and beaten by a rookie receiver for the winning touchdown in a 34-27 loss Sunday. It was...