Post Tagged with: "NFL"

  • Ranking the NFL’s top 50 free agents

    Ranking the NFL’s top 50 free agents

    Colts, NFL March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

    The NFL is often referred to as a copycat league, but the better description may be “groupthink league,” at least in a psychological sense. Football is hardly the only professional sport exhibiting the groupthink mentality. Major League Baseball was inundated by analytics after author Michael Lewis published “Moneyball” in 2003, […]

     
  • (From L) Greg Roman, Ken Whisenhunt and Jay Gruden should be hot candidates for head coaching jobs.

    Who has prime position on NFL coaching carousel?

    NFL January 1, 2014 at 9:46 am

    One man’s mistake is generally another’s opportunity. Hours after their now annual loss in Pittsburgh, the Cleveland Browns kicked off “Black Monday” a little early, firing their head coach Rob Chudzinski after just one season. Four more teams followed suit the next day when the Minnesota Vikings (Leslie Frazier), Washington […]

     
  • Ax Dr. Bruno: Pacers’ bench or Colts’ o-line?

    Ax Dr. Bruno: Pacers’ bench or Colts’ o-line?

    Brunos Blog, Colts, Pacers November 18, 2013 at 9:38 am

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  • NFL: Manning, Broncos first to beat Chiefs

    NFL: Manning, Broncos first to beat Chiefs

    NFL November 18, 2013 at 8:07 am

    The final undefeated team has fallen. And that means two clubs are tied atop the AFC West. Peyton Manning threw a touchdown pass, Montee Ball ran for two scores and the Denver Broncos posted a 27-17 win over Kansas City, denying the Chiefs their first 10-0 start in team history. […]

     
  • Manning limps into monster matchup with Chiefs

    Manning limps into monster matchup with Chiefs

    NFL November 17, 2013 at 8:45 am

    So what wins in today’s NFL, that high-powered offense or the stingy D? We’re about to find out on Sunday night when the AFC’s immovable object meets its irresistible force as the 9-0 Kansas City Chiefs visit the 8-1 Denver Broncos in the first of two matchups over the next […]

     
  • Led by Robert Mathis, the Colts' defense has made major strides this season. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Colts’ midseason grades: defense, special teams

    Brunos Blog, Colts, NFL November 6, 2013 at 9:26 am

    The question mark is becoming an exclamation point. One of the worst defensive units in the league last year was remade in short order by General Manager Ryan Grigson, and the results are both obvious and impressive. With five new starters acquired through free agency, the Colts have made dramatic […]

     
  • Colts hope to steal Manning’s homecoming show

    Colts hope to steal Manning’s homecoming show

    Colts, NFL October 20, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis for the first time since his departure before the 2012 season. The All-Pro will lead his high-powered Denver Broncos against his successor Andrew Luck and the Colts on “Football Night in America.” Manning was released by the Colts on March 7, 2012 and upon his […]

     
  • Raise your hand if you saw THAT coming…

    Raise your hand if you saw THAT coming…

    For Starters… September 23, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Where did that come from????  Experts and fans alike were blindsided by a shockingly defiant effort from a Colts team many expected to get manhandled Sunday afternoon. But the opposite happened.  They manhandled the San Francisco 49ers, 27-7. Offensively the Colts controlled the clock for over 36 minutes, wearing a […]

     
  • Pressure on for Richardson to prove he’s “special”…

    Pressure on for Richardson to prove he’s “special”…

    For Starters… September 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

    The Colts and Browns shocked the football world with a deal that sent running back Trent Richardson to Indy in exchange for a 2013 first round pick. Most of the reaction following the trade has been overwhelmingly positive for the Colts.  They get a promising, physical talent – who fills […]

     
  • Andrew Luck (L) scrambles for the game-winning score, while Antoine Bethea celebrates the interception that sealed it. (Photos: Icon SMI)

    Colts avert disaster but don’t show much progress

    Brunos Blog, Colts September 9, 2013 at 7:27 am

    BOTTOM LINE For all the new faces on the roster, it took big plays from three familiar ones to deliver the Colts from the doorstep of ignominy Sunday afternoon. After Andrew Luck scrambled 19 yards for the go-ahead score with 5:20 remaining, Robert Mathis chased down Terrelle Pryor for a […]