INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts activated three-time All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard and deactivated injured quarterback Matt Ryan for Sunday's game against the Washington Commanders.
Leonard will make his second appearance this season though coach Frank Reich said Friday that Leonard will be on a pitch count.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed three-time All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson to a contract extension late Saturday, keeping a captain and one of their top players off the free-agent market.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard will miss this week's three-day minicamp and the start of training camp after having back surgery.
Coach Frank Reich said Leonard was scheduled to have surgery Tuesday when Indy opened its final week of offseason workouts.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts hired Gus Bradley as their new defensive coordinator Monday to fill a recent vacancy.
Bradley replaces Matt Eberflus, who held the same title for coach Frank Reich's first four seasons in Indy.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins hired San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel as their head coach Sunday, making him the first minority candidate to get hired so far this offseason.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — From Darius Leonard's rambling pick-6 on the opening drive to Mac Jones' blissfully enthusiastic Griddy dance at the 2-minute warning, the Pro Bowl's Vegas debut was a messy, chaotic show.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts opened the season with three losses. Losing their last two games on the schedule then doomed their postseason hopes.
After charging back from yet another slow start to position themselves for a third playoff appearance in four years, the Colts blew two chances to win and get into the AFC's seven-team playoff field.
INDIANAPOLIS (9-7) at JACKSONVILLE (2-14)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
OPENING LINE: Colts by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts refused to concede anything after losing four of their first five games.
Neither did the Las Vegas Raiders amid an embarrassing email scandal and midseason coaching change.
Playoff scenarios will dominate Week 17, which used to be the finale for the regular season. Now, with a 17th game added to the schedule, there are postseason implications nearly everywhere.
Among the most intriguing matchups involving two clubs not into the Super Bowl parade but on the fringes will take place in Indianapolis on the only Sunday with 15 NFL matches all year.
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard couldn’t wait to get back to work Thursday.
He has even bigger plans for Sunday.
Less than three hours after team officials activated the two-time All-Pro and two other starters from the reserve/COVID-19 list, Leonard explained how difficult it was to miss Saturday’s game at Arizona — and how eager he is to face the Las Vegas Raiders this weekend.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have beaten some teams with Jonathan Taylor's legs, some with Carson Wentz's arm and a few with stellar defense. They added another formula for a victory Saturday night: sheer grit.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals will be without Pro Bowl running back James Conner and rookie receiver Rondale Moore as they try to clinch a playoff spot on Saturday by beating the Indianapolis Colts.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has donated $3 million to fund a new research institute at Indiana University.
The Irsay Family Research Institute will be located on the university’s main campus in Bloomington and will focus on mental health and the complications it can create with other illnesses.
HOUSTON (AP) — Darius Leonard and the Indianapolis Colts defense had one goal entering Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.
“Before we even went out there, I said: ‘If we don’t shut these guys out, we didn’t do good enough,'" he said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard understands what he's facing Sunday.
He must contend again with Derrick Henry's powerful runs and the strong stiff arm that frequently leaves defenders in the dirt.
GREEN BAY (6-1) at ARIZONA (7-0)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m., EDT, FOX/NFL Network
OPENING LINE: Cardinals by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts defensive end Kemoko Turay was flustered and flummoxed after three straight losses.
So last week, Turay suggested to 2020 All-Pro defensive tackle DeForest Buckner that he call a players-only meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich is undeterred by the growing injury list.
Starting quarterback Carson Wentz has two sprained ankles. 2020 All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson's streak of consecutive starts is in jeopardy because of a sprained right ankle.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are frustrated about being 0-3 for the first time in a decade.
They're mystified by the repeated inability to convert short-yardage situations and score touchdowns in the red zone.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard provided a succinct immediate analysis about the Indianapolis' defensive problems in Sunday's season-opening loss.
The Colts failed in pass coverage, failed to stop the run, and failed to force multiple turnovers.
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts opened training camp without coach Frank Reich and All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard.
During the first week three more starters went down: quarterback Carson Wentz, center Ryan Kelly and All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard always believed he was the best linebacker in football. The Indianapolis Colts made sure he gets paid like it.
The two-time All-Pro agreed on Sunday to a five-year contract extension worth $99.25 million that includes $52 million in guaranteed money, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Versatile linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoha signed his four-year rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns on Friday.
After some NFL teams were scared off by a medical report and the former Notre Dame star's size, the Browns traded up and selected him with the No.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard works relentlessly at his rural South Carolina home to prepare for another football season...