Will Reworked Offensive Line Provide Enough Protection For Luck?

In 1998, the Peyton Manning era officially began in Indianapolis. The era, which lasted until 2011, ran 208 games started by the quarterback. A look at the results surely reads like a legendary list of accomplishments. Some of these accomplishments are 141 wins, two Super Bowls, Georgia DIRECTV, one Super Bowl victory and seven division titles. On an individual note, Manning is at the top of nearly every franchise record and holds close to 40 NFL records. In addition, he is currently third all-time in league history in passing attempts, completions and touchdowns. Into these shoes steps first round pick, Andrew Luck.The full explanation can be found at http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1230351-indianapolis-colts-why-fans-should-ignore-anything-about-peyton-manning-in-2012 As a three year starter, the quarterback amassed 82 touchdown passes against 22 interceptions. He also was a two time runner-up to the Heisman Trophy. On the surface, the numbers are sufficient for a successful transition to the Luck era. However, the pedigree of the Manning reign comes from a father succeeded in the NFL. Time will only tell if the Luck pedigree runs as thick. Luck’s dad after all was a standout college quarterback who, after a brief NFL career, has had a successful athletic management career. Nevertheless, the Luck era has begun and Colts fans are ready.

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Can Donald Brown and Mewelde Moore Provide Enough Ground Game?

One of the most interesting storylines entering the 2013 NFL season will be whether the Indianapolis Colts can continue their impressive success improvement. Just two years ago, the Colts were the worst team in the NFL. However, after drafting Andrew Luck with the number one overall pick, the Colts once again look like a team that could compete for the Super Bowl.

While the defense and passing game look strong, the biggest issue facing the Colts seems to the running game. The running attack, which needs to be able to take some pressure off Read the rest of this entry »

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Was Chuck Pagano the Best Choice For New Colts Coach?

It’s a tough question to ask after last season when the Indianapolis Colts became the surprise darlings of the season under interim head coach Bruce Arians: Is Chuck Pagano the best choice moving forward? Arians is gone now, the new head coach in Arizona, and the first full year under Pagano begins. In many ways, the coming season will be one of transition. Rookie quarterback Luck will have to adjust to Arians absence”not only Read the rest of this entry »

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Colts and Diesel – Shaved Heads in Solidarity

There are lots of sources you can find for news on the Colts and football as a whole. You can click here for service providers that can give you all the football you want and, of course, there is the internet. However, I strongly doubt any of the mainstream outlets reported on the Shaved Heads of Solidarity.

To understand what this means and the significance of it all, one must first get acquainted with an actor by the name of Vin Diesel. Known for his role as Richard Riddick in Pitch Black and Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious, Vin Diesel hasn’t had a resume of strong and poignant films but nothing deserving the level of ridicule society has given him in recent years.

From a humorous appearance on South Park to a running gag on Twitter known as VinDieselSunday, the actor has been lambasted. While Mr. Diesel takes it all in stride and good humor, nearly half the team of the Indianapolis Colts decided enough was enough.

In a surprising move, they all shaved their heads completely bald in support of their favorite actor.

While this move probably won’t stop the criticism and the ridicule of Mr. Diesel, it certainly has shown us that even athletes can have a sense of humor.

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Will Dwight Freeney Bounce Back From a Subpar 2011?

With a new coach and a new quarterback in 2012, the Indianapolis Colts are moving into a new era. But that doesn’t mean that won’t be some holdovers from the old era that will be a key part of the transition. Despite a subpar season last year, all-pro defensive end Dwight Freeney is ready to rebound in 2012 and reassert himself as one of the premier pass-rushers in the NFL. Under new defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, Freeney will make the move to outside Read the rest of this entry »

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Will Collie and Wayne Make Luck’s Transition To NFL Easier?

One of the hugest stories coming into the NFL season is whether or not Andrew Luck will be able to live up to the hype which he is entering the league with. Having been, what most would consider, the best QB in the last 20 years Andrew Luck has a lot to prove. However his move to the NFL will not be an easy one and one that he can conquer on his own. Andrew Luck will Read the rest of this entry »

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How Long Will It Take Indianapolis To Make the Playoffs?

Indianapolis Colts and their fans had a rough season last year, but there is plenty of room for optimism this coming season. The Colts drafted Andrew Luck with the first pick and they are looking to get back to there past glory. How long will it take Indianapolis to make the playoffs? This is a question that is on many Colts fans minds right now. The truth is it could take a few years for them to see the playoffs.

The Colts are much older and that was one of the issues. Injuries have taken a toll on the Read the rest of this entry »

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Besides Luck, Which Colts Rookie Will Have the Biggest Impact?

Which Colt rookie, besides Andrew Luck, will have the biggest impact? The Colt’s 2012 Draft has plenty of candidates. The Colts have a decent team, despite last year’s 2-14 mark. The whole team played under a “No Manning Funk” last year. The Colts drafted Andrew Luck a strong supporting cast to go along with the veterans on offense. The offensive players drafted will make a bigger impact as a group than individually.
A quarterback needs a dependable running back, wide receivers, a strong offensive line, Read the rest of this entry »

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Will Andrew Luck Make Colts Fans Forget Peyton Manning?

In 1998, the Peyton Manning era officially began in Indianapolis. The era, which lasted until 2011, ran 208 games started by the quarterback. A look at the results surely reads like a legendary list of accomplishments. Some of these accomplishments are 141 wins, two Super Bowls, one Super Bowl victory and seven division titles. On an individual note, Manning is at the top of nearly every franchise record and holds close to 40 NFL records. In addition, he is currently third all-time in league history in passing attempts, completions and touchdowns.

Into these Read the rest of this entry »

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