Lions select Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson with No. 8 pick

Football 04/25/19, 20:27

The Detroit Lions addressed a pressing need, selecting tight end T.J. Hockenson with the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL draft.Detroit was initially interested in trading its first-round pick Thursday night to acquire more selections, but they decided the Iowa star was too good of a player and too ...

AFC wins 3rd straight Pro Bow, 26-7 over NFC in Orlando

Sports 01/27/19, 17:46

The AFC owns Orlando.Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes completed an 18-yard touchdown pass to Indianapolis' Eric Ebron, and the AFC beat the NFC 26-7 in steady rain in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. It was the third consecutive victory for the AFC in the NFL all-star game, all of them coming ...

Offensive star power headlines Colts-Chiefs showdown

Football 01/10/19, 16:02

Eric Ebron has seen the forecast for Saturday's divisional playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs, where even the most optimistic of meteorologists are pegging the chances of rain or snow at about 50 percent.It doesn't bother him. The Colts tight end played in plenty of cold ...

Leonard to use Pro Bowl snub as motivation against Giants

Football 12/19/18, 18:47

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard was disappointed when his name didn't appear on the AFC's Pro Bowl roster Tuesday night.Now the league's leading tackler intends to make all future opponents pay for the perceived snub."He told me he'd have 40 tackles this week, and I told him that's humanly impossible," ...

Cowboys, Colts ready to meet in high-stakes game

Football 12/13/18, 15:51

Jason Garrett and Frank Reich understand the high stakes of Sunday's game.If Dallas wins, it clinches the NFC East. If Indianapolis wins, it stays in the hunt for the AFC's final playoff spot and possibly even a division crown.The two coaches and their players will get one more precious late-season ...

Injuries leave Colts short-handed for possible playoff push

Football 11/27/18, 16:21

Andrew Luck might be playing the best football of his career.He's still going to need help reaching the playoffs with mounting injuries threatening to derail the Indianapolis Colts' late postseason push.One week after starting center Ryan Kelly went down with a left knee injury and one day after coach Frank ...

Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars 29-26

Sports 11/11/18, 17:34

Andrew Luck threw three touchdown passes in the first half and the Indianapolis Colts' defense forced a late turnover Sunday to preserve a 29-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.Indy (4-5) has won three straight. Tight end Eric Ebron had a career-high three touchdowns, including one on a 2-yard run, all ...

Update: Teams start TD run early; 6 scored on 1st drive

Sports 11/11/18, 14:31

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):1:25 p.m.Six teams reached the end zone on the opening possession of their games Sunday to get Week 10 off to a high-scoring start.Kansas City, which lost the coin toss for the first time all season, went 75 yards in ...

Colts continue to take advantage of tight end mismatches

Football 10/30/18, 02:39

Frank Reich thought he could exploit the Indianapolis Colts' tight end advantage.Defenses still haven't solved it.Less than a year after helping the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl, Reich brought the philosophy to his first head coaching job and is getting similar results."I did expect we were going to ...

Luck’s 3 TD passes lead Colts past Raiders 42-28

Football 10/28/18, 19:16

Andrew Luck threw his third touchdown pass of the game to break a tie with 5:28 to go and the Indianapolis Colts won in consecutive weeks for the first time in three years, beating the Oakland Raiders 42-28 on Sunday.Luck connected with all three of his tight ends with the ...

Colts dropping ball as losses mount, games slip away

Football 10/15/18, 20:28

Colts coach Frank Reich doesn't need to spend much time dissecting game tapes to figure out what's going wrong.He sees it with his own eyes at full speed.Dropped passes, turnovers and inexplicable penalties have fueled the Colts' four-game losing streak, leaving them in a big midseason hole."It's been an issue ...

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