Latest Jim Irsay News

Colts reschedule Mathis' Ring of Honor ceremony for November

May. 17, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Mathis, the Indianapolis Colts' career sacks leader, will finally be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on Nov. 28. He was supposed to become the 17th honoree last fall but the ceremony was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

AP source: Colts sign Fisher to fill need at left tackle

May. 10, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the Indianapolis Colts didn't select a left tackle in the NFL draft, they started shopping for veterans. On Monday, they may have found a solution. The Colts filled their most glaring need by signing free agent Eric Fisher,...

Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger found dead in Austin

May. 06, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was found dead near campus Thursday, Austin police said. Officers found the 20-year-old Ehlinger after responding to a call at 12:18 p.m. Police did...

Colts counting on draft picks to turn up defensive pressure

May. 01, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard gambled during this weekend's NFL draft. He filled one need by adding pass rushers with his first two picks. Then he waited until the last of his seven selections to find a possible left tackle for new...

Colts exercise 5th-year option on star guard Quenton Nelson

Apr. 28, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made the obvious move Wednesday by exercising the fifth-year option on perennial All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson's rookie contract Wednesday. General manager Chris Ballard's next move to keep one of the league's top offensive...

Colts look to shore up offensive, defensive lines in draft

Apr. 23, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay understands the need to construct strong offensive and defensive lines. He knows they'll form a blueprint for success or a pathway to failure. So with Indy facing glaring holes at left tackle...

Colts bring back Pro Bowl receiver Hilton on 1-year deal

Mar. 24, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — T.Y. Hilton tested the free-agent market and came to the same conclusion he made last summer — he wanted to stay in Indianapolis. So on Wednesday, the longtime Colts receiver agreed to a one-year contract worth $10 million and $8 million in...