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Luke Schultheis

NFL.com Names Cornerback Kenny Moore II as the Colts ‘Unsung Hero’ During 2021

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According to NFL.com’s Nick Shook, cornerback Kenny Moore II was the Indianapolis Colts’ ‘unsung hero’ among all 32 NFL teams’ representatives during the 2021 season:

Kenny Moore CB · Year 5

Moore’s fifth professional season saw him earn his first Pro Bowl selection, but he’s far from a household name. That didn’t matter to the defensive back in 2021, a season in which he matched his career-high marks in interceptions (four)...

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Luke Schultheis

Colts’ Kwity Paye Listed Among PFF’s ‘Early Breakout Candidates’ for 2022

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According to PFF, soon-to-be 2nd-year edge Kwity Paye was listed as their ‘Early Breakout Candidate’ for the Indianapolis Colts in 2022 among its list of representatives from each of the NFL’s 32 teams:

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS: EDGE KWITY PAYE

2021 PFF Grade: 69.6

Paye led all rookie edge defenders in pass-rush grade this past season at 71.3. Removing screens, run-pass options and play-action dropbacks, Paye ranked 31st of 108 qualifying edge...

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Luke Schultheis

Colts Work Out Former Broncos 3rd Round Cornerback Isaac Yiadom

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According to NFL Insider Aaron Wilson, the Indianapolis Colts worked out former Denver Broncos cornerback Isaac Yiadom:

Colts worked out Isaac Yiadom

— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) January 27, 2022

At a listed 6’1”, 188 pounds (with 32 1/4” arms), Yiadom was a 2018 3rd round pick of the Broncos (2018-2019) and had a later stint with the New York Giants (2020) before most recently, joining the Green Bay Packers this past season.

He has...

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Andrew Thomison

Breaking News: Colts’ DC Matt Eberflus To Be Hired as Chicago Bears’ Head Coach

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Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is being hired by the Chicago Bears as their next head coach, according to Adam Schefter.

Former Colts’ defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is being hired as the head coach of the Chicago Bears, per sources.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 27, 2022

Eberflus was a finalist for two different head coaching vacancies, including both the Bears and Jacksonville...

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Colts DC Matt Eberflus hired as Bears head coach

Matt Eberflus was a surprise name that entered the mix for the Chicago Bears head-coaching job recently, and apparently he could not have made a better impression with the team.

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Bears hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as next head coach

The Eberflus hire comes just two days after the Bears chose former Kansas City Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager.

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Sources: Bears to hire Colts DC Eberflus as coach

The Bears will hire Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus as their head coach, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Andrew Thomison

Colts’ RB Jonathan Taylor, LG Quenton Nelson and LB Darius Leonard Named to PFWA All-AFC Team 

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Indianapolis Colts’ running back Jonathan Taylor, left guard Quenton Nelson and linebacker Darius Leonard have been named to the Pro Football Writers of America All-AFC team for the 2021 season.

Taylor is a first-time selection for PFWA’s All-AFC and All-NFL team, and his second season was one of the best the league has ever seen from a running back.

During his historic 2021 campaign, Taylor set the record for most rushing yards and rushing...

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Chris Shepherd

Poll: Who should replace Colts DC Matt Eberflus?

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Another offseason is here and once again Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is drawing head coaching interest. This year does feel different for ‘Flus as he is a finalist for multiple head coaching jobs. If that happens this season, or next, who will take over for the defensive play caller when he eventually leaves?

There is always a chance they bring in someone from outside of the organization but Frank Reich has said in...

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Luke Schultheis

Colts Ink TE Nikola Kalinic to Reserve/Future Contract

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The Colts continue to look at the CFL for potential hidden gems.

The Indianapolis Colts announced on Wednesday that the team has signed former CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats tight end Nikola Kalinic:

Via Colts.com:

Kalinic, 6-4, 245 pounds, played in 30 regular season games in two seasons (2019, 2021) with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. In 2021, he saw action in all 14 regular season games and finished with 11 receptions...

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Chris Shepherd

Report: Brian Baker out as Colts defensive line coach

According to The Athletic’s Zak Keefer, Colts defensive line coach Brian Baker will not return in 2022:

News with @HolderStephen: Colts defensive line coach Brian Baker won't be back next season, source said.

Could be more changes coming, too, if Matt Eberflus gets a head coaching job. Currently a finalist in Chicago and Jacksonville.

— Zak Keefer (@zkeefer) January 26, 2022

This is a move most Colts fans saw coming after Baker’s unit failed to show signs of improvement as...

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Colts owner Jim Irsay says NFL teams need a QB who can score 30 points or more

Carson Wentz is under contract with the Indianapolis Colts through the 2024 season, but the team hasn't made any guarantees that he'll be the starting quarterback next season.

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Andrew Thomison

Report: Colts’ DC Matt Eberflus a ‘Top Finalist’ for Chicago Bears’ Head Coach Position

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While the head coach and general manager search still continues for some teams around the league, there are a few who could make a decision here in the near future.

Indianapolis Colts’ defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus has been on the Chicago Bears’ radar for some time for their vacant head coach position.

The Bears hired former Kansas City Chiefs’ executive of player personnel Ryan Poles Tuesday and will now look to find a replacement for former head coach Matt...

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Luke Schultheis

Colts Team Owner Jim Irsay Makes Pointed Message—About Points

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Indianapolis Colts team owner Jim Irsay was back at it again on social media, this time delivering a pointed message about . . . points:

You can see,clear as day,in The Final 8 NFL Team Playoffs…you need a QB and Offense,who can score 30 or more in Regulation…and a Defense that can hold an opponent under 30!

— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) January 25, 2022

For what it’s worth, the Colts offense only scored 30 or more points in 7 of 17...

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Luke Schultheis

Colts Safety Julian Blackmon Provides Encouraging Update in Achilles Recovery

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Per his personal Instagram account, Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon seems to be progressing in his rehabilitation from a season-ending torn Achilles:

One step at a time.

(via @JumpManJu32) pic.twitter.com/qX7PdvXe38

— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) January 25, 2022

The 2nd-year safety suffered the devastating injury in the Colts’ Week 6 loss against the Tennessee Titans but was in the midst of standout season for Indianapolis, having...

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Chris Shepherd

The truth about Carson Wentz

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My first favorite player was Marshall Faulk. I remember watching the Pro Bowl his rookie year. He rushed for a record 180 yards, including a fake punt that was snapped directly to him. I was hyped. It wasn’t long after that I was sporting a number 28 jersey to school.

I was 9 years old.

I’ve been following the Colts for a long, long time and in all my years I have never encountered a player so wildly polarizing as Carson Wentz.

I’m...

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Colts' Jim Irsay: NFL Playoff Teams Need a QB, an Offense That Can Score 30 or More

Carson Wentz's time in Indianapolis could come to a close after one season. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay sent out a tweet Tuesday highlighting the need...

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Did Colts owner Jim Irsay take shot at Carson Wentz with tweet?

Irsay tweeted an observation about this year’s playoff field early Tuesday morning. He said the Divisional Round proved that you need a quarterback and offense that can score 30 or more points.

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Luke Schultheis

Re-Doing the 2021 Offseason: Three Realistic Moves the Colts Wish They Would’ve Made Instead

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If the Colts could turn back time...

After a shocking late season collapse cost them a playoff berth, the Indianapolis Colts are now left watching from their couch as other AFC squads continue to make late postseason noise, still wondering what exactly went wrong—and maybe even what possibly could’ve been.

That being said, the apple didn’t fall far from the tree here, and the same three biggest question marks the franchise had entering the...

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Andrew Aziz

Breaking down all the potential QB options and their likelihood for 2022

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The quarterback position on the Colts has been questioned heavily over the last several weeks, with Carson Wentz’ weak performances causing many to ask whether he should stay with the Colts in 2022.

If the Colts were to trade him away and get a new quarterback, who could be available to trade for and what would it look like? The Rams and Lions made a blockbuster trade, with the Rams trading Jared Goff, a similar quarterback to Wentz in the...

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