Colts add extra-large offensive tackle
It didn't take very long for Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and his scouting staff to get back up to their old tricks. The team announced Wednesday it has signed 6-foot-9, 320-pound offensive tackle Jack Breckner, who most recently played for the Iowa Barnstormers in the Arena Football League.
- Harrison, Dungy among Hall of Fame finalists Peyton Manning is not the only former member of the Indianapolis Colts with something major to gain this weekend in the greater New York City area. Marvin Harrison and Tony Dungy are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A class of six or seven inductees will be announced Saturday after voting at the Super Bowl site.
Luck, Mathis on opposite sides for Pro Bowl
Andrew Luck was the No. 1 pick all over again Wednesday night. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback was the first player selected on Day 2 of the 2014 Pro Bowl draft, joining head coach Chuck Pagano and his staff on Team Sanders. Indianapolis outside linebacker Robert Mathis also was drafted by alumni captain Deion Sanders later in the evening, leaving long snapper Matt Overton as the only Colts representative playing for alumni captain Jerry Rice's squad.
- Luck becomes third Colts rep in Pro Bowl Richard Sherman's tip drill success Sunday night did more than send the Seattle Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII and serve as the ignition point for one of the most memorable postgame interviews in recent history. It also sent Sherman's former Stanford teammate, Andrew Luck, to his second straight Pro Bowl.
- Colts GM preaching patience, progress Trent Richardson isn't going anywhere. Greg Toler remains a valuable piece of the future. And the Indianapolis Colts already have set their sights on reaching Super Bowl XLIX. Those are the salient points coming from general manager Ryan Grigson's season-ending news conference Thursday at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.
- Overton excited to take 'amazing' Pro Bowl stage In late September, Matt Overton helped surprise an Elwood teen during halftime of the Panthers' homecoming game. On Tuesday night, the Indianapolis Colts long snapper got a welcome shock of his own. His second season in the NFL will end at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii on Jan. 26.
- Colts reflect on loss, refocus on future There was a definitive sense of loss Monday in the Indianapolis Colts' locker room. But there also was a strong undercurrent of hope.
- George Bremer: Good, bad and ugly for Colts The Indianapolis Colts defeated three of the NFL's conference finalists this season. No other team can make that claim. Of course, the Colts also lost by scores of 38-8 to St. Louis and 40-11 to Arizona, a pair of teams who did not qualify for the postseason.
Colts Report Card: AFC Divisional Playoff
THB sports writer George Bremer grades the Colts' 43-22 loss against New England in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game.
- Colts ready to battle Pats, elements After a week spent puzzling over which schemes Bill Belichick might use to slow down T.Y. Hilton, it appears Mother Nature might do the job herself. The forecast in Foxborough, Mass., for tonight's AFC divisional playoff game calls for a high of 55 with winds at 23 m.p.h. and a 100 percent chance of rain. Far from ideal conditions for the Indianapolis Colts' hurry-up spread attack that has produced 75 total points in the past two weeks.
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