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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, then-Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson responds to a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Former Colts general manager Ryan Grigson has been named a senior advisor for the Cleveland Browns, reuniting with vice president of football operations Andrew Berry, who has filled out his front office. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Ex-Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns' staff as top adviser

May. 29, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Colts general manager Ryan Grigson was hired Friday as a senior adviser for the Cleveland Browns, reuniting with general manager Andrew Berry. Berry, a first-time GM and the NFL’s youngest, has now filled out his front office in four months. Grigson was the GM in Indianapolis...

This is the players entrance of the Indianapolis Colts training facility, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Indianapolis. Coaching staffs and all players except those undergoing injury rehabilitation are barred from the facilities in the first phase of the league's plan. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NFL teams can reopen training facilities with government OK

May. 19, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

A limited number of NFL teams are reopening their training facilities Tuesday, while many are prohibited by government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioner Roger Goodell gave the 32 clubs the go-ahead for limited reopenings as long as state and local municipalities allow them. Coaching...

Jonathan Taylor among 3 draft picks to sign with Colts

May. 15, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed three more draft picks Friday: running back Jonathan Taylor out of Wisconsin, quarterback Jacob Eason of Washington, and linebacker Jordan Glasgow of Michigan. Indy now has seven of nine draft picks under contract, all on four-year deals. Taylor was the...

FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Darius Leonard (53) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind. Leonard works relentlessly at his rural South Carolina home to prepare for another football season. He's also wary of pushing too hard, knowing a minor injury could become a major setback given the dearth of medical experts in his area. So when in doubt the Colts star confers with his coaches, who are creating safer, more efficient individual workout programs based on data collected the past few weeks. All part of a changing NFL world: high-tech devices supplanting old-school creativity. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

High-tech devices help NFL teams keep players safe, in shape

May. 14, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard works relentlessly at his rural South Carolina home to prepare for another football season. He's also wary of pushing too hard, knowing a minor injury could become a major setback given the dearth of medical experts in his area. So when in doubt, the Indianapolis Colts...

Colts add Windsor, Patmon to list of draft pick signees

May. 14, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed two more draft picks Thursday: defensive tackle Rob Windsor and receiver Dezmon Patmon. Both were sixth-round picks and each agreed to four-year deals worth more than $3 million. The 6-foot-4, 290-pound Windsor was the 193rd overall selection. He had 121...

Indianapolis signs 6th-round draft pick to 4-year contract

May. 13, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed cornerback Isaiah Rodgers to a four-year contract Wednesday, making him the second draft pick to reach a deal in two days. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound cornerback picked off 11 passes, recovered four fumbles, blocked three kicks and had 46 passes defensed in...

Pinter becomes 1st of Colts' 9 draft picks to sign contract

May. 12, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed offensive lineman Danny Pinter, the first of their nine draft picks. Team officials made the announcement Tuesday. The deal is for four years and about $3.6 million. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound offensive lineman was a fifth-round selection, No. 149...

WAITING FOR VERIFICATION- DO NOT MOVE - FILE In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, Indianapolis Colts defensive line coach John Teerlinck, front right, looks on during the first quarter of a exhibition NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Longtime NFL assistant coach Teerlinck has died. He was 69. Colts owner Jim Irsay made the announcement in a Twitter post Sunday, May 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Longtime pass-rushing tutor Teerlinck dies at age 69

May. 11, 2020 9:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Teerlinck loved teaching the art of pass rushing. His top students considered him the best instructor in league history. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Sunday on Twitter that Teerlinck, who spent nearly a quarter-century creating mayhem for NFL quarterbacks, had died....

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 6, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ May 4 The Miami Herald on former Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Colts head coach Don Shula: Don Shula — hands down the Miami Dolphins’ greatest coach — was living proof that good is great, but that perfect is priceless. Twenty-five years after he...

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo, former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula waves to the crowd during a half time ceremony of an NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the New Orleans Saints in Miami. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his South Florida home, the team said. He was 90.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey M. Boan)

Will Belichick overtake Shula for most NFL coaching wins?

May. 5, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The use of the adjective “winningest” in sports dates at least to the 1930s, when Don Shula was a toddler. The word came along at the right time as a superlative made for Shula, and described him in headlines after his death Monday at age 90. Among the Pro Football Hall of Fame...