Latest Jim Irsay News

NFL scouting combine remains in Indianapolis for 2023-24

May. 24, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

Indianapolis will be keeping the NFL scouting combine for the next two years after team owners at their meetings in Atlanta on Tuesday approved the city that has staged the winter event since 1987 for players entering the draft. The owners also are discussing possibly dropping the...

Cobain guitar on block to help Colts' mental health cause

May. 10, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay spent years putting together his expansive guitar collection. Now he’s trying to add a Fender Mustang electric guitar used by Kurt Cobain. Cobain’s family is auctioning off the blue guitar used in Nirvana’s iconic...

Ryan hopes smooth transition creates instant success in Indy

May. 01, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan thought he'd experienced virtually every conceivable situation during his first 14 NFL seasons. He was voted the league's MVP. He nearly won a championship. He overcame coaching changes, COVID-19 protocols and rebuilds. Now he's starting...

Colts spend draft weekend plugging holes, adding depth

Apr. 30, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard began the offseason by upgrading the defense. He never lost sight of the more pressing need: finding offensive playmakers. On a draft weekend that started slowly, Ballard creatively found ways to...

Longtime Colts TE Jack Doyle announces retirement

Mar. 07, 2022 17:22 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle is retiring, the team announced Monday. The 31-year-old Doyle played all 131 games of his nine-year career with his hometown team. His down-to-earth demeanor made him one of the locker room's most respected...

Colts establish coaching fellowship in Tony Dungy's honor

Mar. 07, 2022 14:33 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have established the Tony Dungy Diversity Fellowship to advance the opportunities for football coaching candidates. The program in honor of the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach, announced Monday by the Irsay family that owns the Colts, will...

QB questions hang over so many NFL teams at scouting combine

Mar. 01, 2022 18:03 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The buzz at the NFL scouting combine Tuesday wasn’t so much about this year’s unheralded crop of quarterback prospects. It was on veterans who may or may not be on the move this month. Packers GM Brian Gutekunst said he still doesn't know if two-time...