George Bremer: Pagano's tale has big-screen potential
I'm picturing Billy Bob Thornton. Or perhaps Stephen Lang, who's probably best known for playing the bad guy in "Avatar." Sorry. I'm getting a little ahead of myself. "Sidelined," the new book by Chuck Pagano and agent/author Bruce A. Tollner reads so much like a treatment for a classic sports movie that you can't help but begin casting the starring role of the Indianapolis Colts head coach in your head.
- Volunteers needed at Colts training camp In anticipation of the Indianapolis Colts Training Camp, Anderson University is seeking 200 individuals to serve as volunteers.
- Colts announce camp slate for AU The Indianapolis Colts released their full 2014 training camp schedule Monday, confirming the team will report to Anderson University on July 23. Practice begins July 24 with 16 sessions open to the public by the time camp breaks on Aug. 13.
- Colts Notebook: Pagano wants players to focus on 'the hunt' Rookie kicker Cody Parkey officially brought the Indianapolis Colts' three-day mandatory minicamp to an end Thursday afternoon with a long field goal at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. The kick to abbreviate the last practice of any camp has become a tradition under head coach Chuck Pagano. Many of the team's veterans got an even earlier respite this time around, being dismissed following the morning meetings.
- Wayne serves notice he's ready for camp Most of the Indianapolis Colts' veterans got a day off Thursday as the team completed a three-day mandatory minicamp. But Reggie Wayne was a whirling dervish of activity in the locker room. Shortly after he completed his daily rehab routine, the 35-year-old wide receiver dressed in his full home uniform and raced to a photo shoot with the team's marketing department.
- Colts Notebook: Grigson not sweating Landry's absence LaRon Landry breezed through the Indianapolis Colts locker room Wednesday, declining to speak with reporters. The veteran safety was missing from the practice field for the second consecutive day, but general manager Ryan Grigson said there's no need to worry.
- Retiring Clark shares emotional farewell with Colts As a player at Clemson, Dwayne Allen watched the Indianapolis Colts call reverses for tight end Dallas Clark and needled his own coaching staff about incorporating a similar play into the game plan. Now, he joked, he might have to take the matter up with Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton.
- Colts Notebook: New safety Adams up for a challenge Mike Adams chose to come to Indianapolis precisely because he wasn't promised anything.
- Luck's beautiful mind key to Colts' attack Andrew Luck recently ran through a checklist of areas in which the Indianapolis Colts' offense can improve in 2014. Situational football — red-zone, third-down and two-minute offense — all areas in which the Colts finished at or near the middle of the NFL last season. And, of course, the third-year quarterback places the responsibility for improving those numbers on his own shoulders. Even if there's no single number he can point to by which to gauge his progress.|INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck recently ran through a checklist of areas in which the Indianapolis Colts' offense can improve in 2014. Situational football — red-zone, third-down and two-minute offense — all areas in which the Colts finished at or near t
- George Bremer: Colts right to honor Clark That catch in Baltimore, it was a thing of beauty.
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