1. Phillip Rivers' Boneheaded Comments Over the Weekend

    Did everyone hear Rivers' comments over the weekend? Here is the quote: "Those are two key guys on our offense," said Rivers of Jackson and McNeil. “I don’t think there’s any way you can say we’re not better with them...

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  2. Colts Could Be Propelled Back To the Super Bowl by Uncapped Year

    Bill Polian recently commented that no team will ever do what the Bills did in the early 90's: Four back-to-back Super Bowl appearances...

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  3. How Would a Colts Super Bowl Loss Affect Peyton Manning's Legacy?

    By the end of Peyton Manning’s career, he should hold every meaningful record in the books. He certainly will be, and already is in the discussion, as being one of the all-time greats to play the position...

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  4. Can the Indianapolis Colts Win Without Dwight Freeney?

    As news seeps out about the health of Dwight Freeney and the extent of his injury—is it a sprained ankle or a torn ligament?—Colts fans might start to feel a sense of unease creep over them...

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  5. Was Tony Dungy Holding the Colts Back in the Playoffs All These Years?

            Something occurred to me as I watched the Colts’ defense outplay the Jets' defense, the Colts’ special teams unit outplay the Jets’ special teams unit, and, well, the ...

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  6. Is Marvin Harrison Headed To Jail As Indianapolis Colts Head To Super Bowl?

    While the Indianapolis Colts are one win away from heading back to Miami, where, in 2007, they won their first Super Bowl ring since 1970, former Colt Marvin Harrison, who played in that game, may be headed to a much darker place...

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  7. It's Peyton Manning's World and We're Just Spectators in It

    The Colts are Peyton Manning, and last night was a perfect example of that. Give credit to the defense—they played a mind-blowingly good game. They were scary good. But at the end of the day it all starts with Manning...

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  8. How the Colts Offense Can Beat the Ravens Defense

    I am going to break down how the Colts can beat Baltimore, by giving my philosophy on how the Colts offense should attack the Ravens defense...

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  9. How The Colts Offense Can Stop The Ravens Defense

    I am going to break down how the Colts can beat Baltimore, by giving my philosophy on how the Colts offense should attack the Ravens defense...

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  10. Will Four Time M.V.P. Peyton Manning Mask Colts' Deficiencies During Playoffs?

    With Peyton Manning winning his record-setting fourth MVP in a season where it seemed like he or the Colts set a record in every game they played, it’s becoming harder and harder to argue ...

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  11. Peyton Manning Hurts Knee, and Is Out For Playoffs, But Colts Are 16-0!

    Wes Welker is feared to have torn his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee today. As I watched him being taken off the field by the cart of doom, I couldn’t help but think what if that had been Peyton Manning...

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  12. Mile High Meltdown: Josh McDaniels Gets An “F” As Head Coach

    After reading this morning that Brandon Marshall is being benched by Coach McDaniels, I couldn’t help but wonder; what the “hell” is going on in Denver. In the first place, Mike Shanahan never should have been fired...

    Justin Javan Written by Justin Javan about almost 5 years ago 2,575 reads 66 comments

  13. Colts Learn Lesson From Marvin Harrison Fiasco: "Gonzo" Put On I.R.

    On September 30, 2007 there was a pop that was heard around the N.F.L. world. Marvin Harrison injured his knee while attempting a block against a Bronco’s player...

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  14. Indianapolis Colts, Not Chargers, Are the Most Dangerous Team in the Playoffs

    For the last couple of weeks, Colts’ fans have read articles, and listened to the talking heads on T.V. (sadly including former Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy) say such and such a team was going to be the most dangerous team in the playoffs...

    Justin Javan Written by Justin Javan about 5 years ago 2,456 reads 51 comments

  15. Can the Colts Live on the Edge All the Way To the Super Bowl?

    It was another typical game for the Colts this week against Denver. At moments they looked dominant, like the best team in the league, and at other times they looked like the worst...

    Justin Javan Written by Justin Javan about 5 years ago 395 reads 5 comments

  16. Indianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers: Remembering 12/26/2004

    I’ve been hearing a lot of talk lately about how the Chargers have the Colts’ “number” and, come playoff time, the Colts should be afraid of the Chargers...

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  17. Jerraud Powers: Indianapolis' Unsung Hero

    The Colts are 12-0, they are on a 21 game winning streak, Peyton Manning and the Colts set new records every week, Jim Caldwell is going to be in the running for coach of the year, and rookies ...

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  18. Gonzo Back for Colts' Week 12?: Indy Says Not Even Close

    NFL.com's Jason La Canfora reported on Nov. 20 that there was a “chance” the long-awaited return of Anthony Gonzalez could happen by Week 12...

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  19. The 2009 Indianapolis Colts: The Will To Win

    The 2009 Colts are one of the oddest teams that has come along in years. They have injuries galore, they can’t run the ball very well, the defense can’t stop the run or get off the ...

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  20. Manning Eyes New Challenge: Playing Every Position as Team is Put on IR

    As injuries mount for the Colts, this headline might not be far off. Given that Manning is going to retire with almost every significant record, and has proven he only needs 14 minutes 53 seconds to win a game, it seems like he needs a new challenge...

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  21. Understanding Defensive Line Techniques

    In teaching football, coaches try to look for the easiest way to teach their players what they want them to do. Over the years, various numbering systems have been developed to form the foundation upon which more complex ideas can be built...

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  22. Whatever Happened to the 46 Defense?

    One of my readers wrote to me the other day, and wanted to know why we don’t see the old Bears' “46” defense anymore. As I started to reply to him, I thought that this would make for an interesting article for everyone to read...

    Justin Javan Written by Justin Javan about 5 years ago 7,006 reads 34 comments

  23. Peyton Manning Continues to be Confounded by the 3-4 Defense

    To be fair to Manning, he doesn’t always struggle against the 3-4. But if you look at his worst playoff performances, it’s been against teams that run the 3-4...

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  24. Will Pierre Garcon Be on the Inside Looking Out When "Gonzo" Returns?

    Anthony Gonzalez should be ready to return to the Colts starting lineup in the next week or two. The problem for the Colts is what to do with him when he comes back. Do they leave Garcon on the outside as the No...

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  25. Diagrams of the Colts Offensive Machine

    The following diagrams are examples of the different ways the Colts use the Ace Formation. There are about six formations that the Colts use, that are based on the Ace formation...

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