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- Mathis, Colts ready to move on Robert Mathis flashed a hint of his famous competitive fire Wednesday. Asked if the speculation around his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy will make the chip on his shoulder grow this summer, the Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker barely allowed the question to finish before answering in the affirmative. "Extremely," Mathis said, letting the brevity of his response speak volumes.|INDIANAPOLIS — Robert Mathis flashed a hint of his famous competitive fire Wednesday. Asked if the speculation around his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy will make the chip on his shoulder grow this summ
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- Colts Notebook -- Pagano's message: Stick to the process The spectre of Robert Mathis' four-game suspension still lingered over the final day of the Indianapolis Colts' rookie mini-camp on Saturday. And it's likely to be a major topic of conversation throughout the team's offseason work. But head coach Chuck Pagano maintains the Colts can survive this latest loss the same way they've attacked previous adversity. By sticking to the process.
Moncrief off and running in the NFL
Donte Moncrief's biggest adjustment to the NFL might come in the form of Andrew Luck. Quite literally. "I didn't know he was that big, honestly," the Indianapolis Colts' third-round draft pick said during the team's rookie mini-camp this weekend. "When I first saw him, I was like, 'Wow, this guy's really big.' He really can spin them, man. It's just something to get used to."
- Carpenter leads need for speed at Indy The fastest nine drivers jostled for position Saturday with the pole position at stake for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500, and Ed Carpenter posted the fastest time.
- Colts Notebook: Cox hopes to work into cornerback competition Qua Cox was the star of the first day of the Indianapolis Colts' rookie mini-camp, deftly stepping in front of a pass from quarterback Seth Lobato and racing into the end zone. "It felt great, man, just coming out here and making plays," Cox said at his locker Saturday on the camp's second day. "Coming from a small school, it's a great opportunity just to be out there with those guys."
Rookie rusher among Colts who could replace Mathis
Jonathan Newsome was so far ahead of the football, he almost intercepted it. The Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker leapt near the line of scrimmage during Saturday's roookie mini-camp practice and got both hands on a pass attempt before knocking it to the ground. As he walked back to the huddle, Newsome quickly slapped hands with inside linebacker Andrew Jackson. Then he went back to work.
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