- Mike Lopresti: Who says numbers don't lie? Here's another verse from the book of Chuck Pagano. "We always talk about faith is believing something that you can't see," he was saying about the Indianapolis Colts. "And the reward is, if you believe in it long enough, you'll probably get to see it." In other words, never let statistics get in the way, because sometimes they can lie like a con man. And ain't that the truth with these particular Colts? What follows is a season by the numbers; some good, some bad, some inexplicable.|Here's another verse from the book of Chuck Pagano. "We always talk about faith is believing something that you can't see," he was saying about the Indianapolis Colts. "And the reward is, if you believe in it long enough, you'll probably get to see i
Colts' Vinatieri joins NFL's 2,000-point club
Adam Vinatieri became the seventh NFL player to score 2,000 points and then passed an NFL Hall of Famer and an old friend to move into fifth on the career list.
- Pagano, Colts ready for postseason return The Colts put the finishing touches on a second straight 11-5 season Sunday, routing the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-10 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts will open the playoffs at home against the Kansas City Chiefs next weekend, nearly two full years after head coach Chuck Pagano inherited a team picking first in the NFL draft.
- A beautiful day for Colts The more T.Y. Hilton touches the ball, the better things get for the Indianapolis Colts. Andrew Luck found the second-year wide receiver early and often Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, and it helped set the tone in a 30-10 blowout against the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-12).
- Colts live up to Pagano's clean message Play clean. That's been one of the credos that the Indianapolis Colts have tried to live by this season. A year ago, turnovers and penalties were two of the Colts' biggest issues. Quarterback Andrew Luck had 18 interceptions, and he fumbled five times. As a team, Indianapolis was minus-12 in turnover ratio. During the offseason, head coach Chuck Pagano stressed the importance of protecting the football. It looks like Indianapolis' players took his word to heart.|INDIANAPOLIS — Play clean. That's been one of the credos that the Indianapolis Colts have tried to live by this season. A year ago, turnovers and penalties were two of the Colts' biggest issues. Quarterback Andrew Luck had 18 interceptions, and he fu
- Mike Lopresti: Indy looking dangerous for postseason Indianapolis 30, Jacksonville 10. But enough about Sunday. The Colts are revived, refreshed and rolling into January. A team too close to finding its "A" game not to be dangerous. The 11-5 record is in the books; a rather astonishing finish when you consider both the injuries and thumpings inflicted. But now comes the hard part.
- Colts Report Card: Week 17 THB sports writer George Bremer grades the Colts' home victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Luck, Colts blow out Jaguars 30-10
Andrew Luck threw for 282 yards and one touchdown, Robert Mathis reclaimed the NFL sacks lead and Adam Vinatieri became the seventh player in league history to join the 2,000-point club as the Colts rolled to a 30-10 victory over Jacksonville.
Colts vow not to look past Jacksonville
The final pieces of the postseason puzzle will be fit together today. But the Indianapolis Colts (10-5) aren't interested in the myriad possibilities that will help determine their playoff fate. Every scenario that involves the team improving its current No. 4 seed in the AFC playoffs first requires a victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-11), the opponent at 1 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Colts GameDay: Luck's ball security better in Year 2
Of all the ways in which the Indianapolis Colts surprised the professional football world last season, one statistic stood out. -12. That was the team's turnover margin, an unthinkable total rarely associated with playoff teams. In fact, the Colts were the first team in NFL history to win 11 games while losing the turnover battle so severely.
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