1. Peyton Manning and Defense Are Sorely Missed By the Indianapolis Colts

    The Colts were an absolute farce on Friday night vs. the Redskins . The defense was deplorable, the quarterback play was pitiful and the team looked uninspired. The good out of the game was minimal...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 426 reads 7 comments

  2. Peyton Manning vs. Michelle Obama: Poll Ranks Manning as a Trustworthy Fellow

    A recent poll from Reuters/Ipsos ranked Peyton Manning in a tie for 23rd most popular personality (with Bill Gates and Paul McCartney)...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 876 reads 2 comments

  3. 2011 NFL Predictions: Indianapolis Colts Will Put the "Special" in Special Teams

    The Indianapolis Colts have been wretched on special teams for much of the past decade. Their coverage units routinely give up big plays that lead to short fields for the opposing team's offense (or worse, seven points)...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 500 reads 1 comments

  4. Colts vs. Rams: Curtis Painter Battles Dan Orlovsky for Futility Award

    Another preseason began ignominiously for the Colts . Yet again they were pummeled by a team that will be vastly inferior to them during the regular season. The Colts fell to the St...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 360 reads 2 comments

  5. Colts Camp Battles, Part IV: O-Line and Safeties

    The last installment of Colts Camp Battles is here. With the first big cuts coming later this month, the Colts have already begun determining who will stick around and who will be looking for work when the season starts...

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  6. Indianapolis Colts: ESPN Power Ranking Is Just Right

    The prognosticators are at it again. The ESPN Preseason Power Rankings came out this morning. There really aren't many surprises in the rankings, but it does deserve a bit more analysis...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 755 reads 4 comments

  7. Tebow Mania and Orton Boosterism: Why the Broncos Don't Need Either Guy

    Sports talk shows and websites have been drenched with rhetoric about Tim Tebow 's merits of late. Talking heads like Merril Hoge have inflamed the masses by daring to suggest that Tebow hasn't proven himself and may never do so...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 679 reads 19 comments

  8. Colts Camp Battles, Part III: Wide Receivers and Linebackers

    So far we've taken a look at the camp battles for the defensive tackle, cornerback, back-up QB and running back spots on the Colts roster. This slideshow will showcase the linebackers and wide receivers...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 3,506 reads 6 comments

  9. Colts Camp Battles, Part II: DTs and Running Backs

    In Colts Camp Battles Part I, we took a look at the back-up quarterback and cornerback situations going into training camp at Anderson University. In Part II, we'll examine the defensive tackle and running back competitions...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 4,704 reads 0 comments

  10. Colts Camp Battles, Part I: Cornerback and Back-Up QB Competitions

    As the Colts roster shakes out and free agency winds down, thoughts begin to turn to training camp and the expected competitions in Anderson this year...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 1,513 reads 2 comments

  11. Colts Free Agents: Who Should They Sign and Who Should They Let Walk?

    With the lockout lifted, a frenzy is upon the NFL . The Colts are in the thick of it, with GM Chris Polian saying yesterday that the post-deal resumption of action was "organized chaos...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 3,133 reads 14 comments

  12. Indianapolis Colts: Theme Songs for Key Players for the 2011 Season

    The much-anticipated resumption of NFL action puts a song in every true fans' heart. As we wait for the final details of the new deal, the strains of the brassy network music that usher in the games begin to echo through our memories...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 3,893 reads 2 comments

  13. Selfish Star: Peyton Manning Will Get Paid by the Colts, but at What Cost?

    It is with great trepidation that I embark on this critique of Peyton Manning . He has been absolutely essential to the Indianapolis Colts since his debut in 1998. His role in resurrecting a once proud franchise is well-documented...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 1,051 reads 19 comments

  14. Indianapolis Colts: The 16 Best Moments in Team History

    For a team with a 27-year history in Indianapolis, it is amazing how few highlights exist from their first dozen years in the Circle City...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 6,025 reads 17 comments

  15. Indianapolis Colts: 13 Best Undrafted Free Agents in History

    Over the years the Indianapolis Colts have gained a reputation as a team that will give anyone a chance, no matter what their pedigree...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 7,304 reads 4 comments

  16. Robert Mathis: Why the Indianapolis Colts Shouldn't Re-Sign Star DE After 2011

    The end of the 2011 season will bring a huge decision for the Colts front office. Both Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis are entering the final year of their contracts...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 1,217 reads 4 comments

  17. Indiana Pacers: Worst Draft Picks of the Larry Bird Era

    The Indiana Pacers made a big splash on draft night by taking forward Kawli Leonard from San Diego State with the 15th pick in the first round and then promptly trading him to the San Antonio Spurs for guard George Hill...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  18. Colorado Rockies Trade Ideas: After Adding Mark Ellis, Who Might Be Next?

    This afternoon the Colorado Rockies added Mark Ellis from the Oakland A's as the trade deadline period starts to swing into action. To get him they gave up minor league pitcher Bruce Billings and a player to be named later...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 719 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL: The Most Exciting Scenarios for Each Team, Part II

    Midsummer is the most bleak season for sports fans. To soothe our souls from the torment of sports Purgatory, let’s take a quick and flippant look at each team’s most exciting possibilities for 2011...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 483 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL: The Most Exciting Scenarios for Each Team, Part I

    Of all the seasons in a sports fans’ calendar, mid-summer is the most bleak. The NBA and NHL have finished their playoffs. This year both were doozies...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 235 reads 2 comments

  21. Indianapolis Colts' 2011 Draft Picks Set to Have an Immediate Impact

    Most pundits agree that the Colts ’ first three picks were solid. Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana and Drake Nevis can fit in nicely to become effective contributors early in their careers...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 3,525 reads 11 comments

  22. Brady Quinn, Tim Tebow, or Kyle Orton: What Are the Broncos Chances with Each?

    Is the Denver Broncos quarterback situation a two-man or a three man competition? Kyle Orton is clearly the most experienced, consistent and respected QB on the roster...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 14,265 reads 71 comments

  23. Indianapolis Colts: From Peyton Manning to the O-Line, There Are Lots of Questions

    There has been much lip-service from both sides of the NFL labor dispute about what is best for “the fan.” The simple truth is that what is best for the fan is a return to normalcy...

    David Allison Written by David Allison about 3 years ago 1,718 reads 5 comments