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 ...

Mack’s emergence helping Colts put together balanced offense

Football 10/23/18, 17:17

Frank Reich made it clear from the moment he accepted the Indianapolis Colts coaching job that he wanted to build around a strong ground game.He might finally have the foundation.Since returning from a lingering hamstring injury, Marlon Mack has turned heads, piled up numbers and given the Colts' offense a ...

Injury could put Vinatieri’s record-breaking quest on hold

Football 10/22/18, 22:07

Adam Vinatieri's record-breaking quest could be temporarily on hold.The seemingly ageless kicker re-injured his right groin during the Indianapolis Colts' victory over Buffalo on Sunday, underwent an MRI on Monday and coach Frank Reich acknowledged he might miss next weekend's game at Oakland.Vinatieri first appeared on the injury report in ...

Defensive resurgence helps Colts blow out Bills 37-5

Football 10/22/18, 02:33

The Indianapolis Colts defense got battered for three weeks.A spate of injuries decimated their starting lineup just as they faced a daunting stretch of games. On Sunday, the Colts fought back.Indy forced five turnovers, had two sacks and allowed no touchdowns as it snapped a four-game losing streak with the ...

Colts, Luck use efficient air show to blow out Bills 37-5

Football 10/21/18, 21:15

Andrew Luck kept pleading with coach Frank Reich to stick with the ground game Sunday.Reich gladly granted his wish.After throwing 164 passes the previous three weeks, Luck watched his runners deliver the hard shots and took advantage of the openings by throwing for four touchdowns in a 37-5 rout over ...

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 ...

Better starts could help Colts lighten workload for Luck

Football 10/10/18, 18:35

Andrew Luck's surgically repaired right shoulder is being tested in ways even he couldn't imagine.The Indianapolis Colts quarterback threw 121 passes during a five-day span last week — easily the highest total he's ever accrued in consecutive games.Dropping back so frequently subjects Luck to more potential hits and more potential ...

Colts quickly move on to Patriots following wrenching loss

Football 10/01/18, 20:39

The Indianapolis Colts are borrowing an old adage from Bill Belichick this week.They're on to the Patriots.Less than 24 hours after a gutsy fourth-down call backfired in a wrenching overtime loss to AFC South rival Houston, coach Frank Reich walked into the team complex and turned his attention to Thursday ...

Reich’s late decision proves costly in loss to Texans

Football 09/30/18, 21:55

Frank Reich made it perfectly clear to everyone he would be aggressive when the Indianapolis Colts hired him in February.On Sunday, his boldness proved costly.Instead of punting on fourth-and-4 from his own 43-yard line and settling for a tie, Reich called for a short, seemingly safe pass from Andrew Luck ...

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