WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Matt Ryan spent 14 seasons winning over coaches, teammates and fans with his sensational play in Atlanta.
Now, he's trying to do it all over again — in Indianapolis.
For the first time since his rookie season, Ryan is learning a new playbook at a new training camp facility and developing a new routine.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Khari Willis found there was more to life than football.
So on Tuesday, the Indianapolis Colts' promising 26-year-old starting safety surprised many by retiring to join the ministry.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan followed his regular routine this offseason.
He helped fine-tune the playbook, broke down last season's game tapes and met with coaches and teammates. Only this time, he was working with a new team — the Indianapolis Colts.
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) — Now Nick Foles and Frank Reich can start diagramming the "Indy Special."
The Colts announced Monday they had signed Foles to a two-year contract that reunites the quarterback and coach who combined on a trademark play call to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 2017 NFL title.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Frank Reich welcomed a whole new cast to the Indianapolis Colts headquarters Monday.
Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley continued the installation of his new scheme. Cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowler, told reporters why he signed with Indy.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For a few weeks, the Indianapolis Colts had a huge void at quarterback. Then the Deshaun Watson carousel began spinning, and soon enough, Matt Ryan was available.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Reggie Wayne, Cato June and Mike Mitchell are all rejoining the Indianapolis Colts — as coaches.
Team officials made the long-expected announcement Monday, amid a flurry of hirings to start the offseason.
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.
Frank Reich is heading to Los Angeles this week for an important mission.
A year after he became head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, Reich and his wife, Linda, formed kNot Today, a nonprofit that works to prevent child sexual abuse and exploitation.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — For the Indianapolis Colts to make the playoffs for the third time in four years, they need to do something they haven’t done since 2014: win in Jacksonville.
It’s hardly a daunting task considering the woeful Jaguars have allowed opponents to end skids almost weekly.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The strain and frustration were evident on coach Frank Reich's face Sunday.
After spending one week plotting contingency plans, monitoring the COVID-19 status of so many key players and shifting to virtual meetings, the Indianapolis Colts coach couldn't fathom how this team blew a chance to clinch a playoff spot in front of its home fans.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz returned in time to start for the Indianapolis Colts. He just didn't show up until late in the first half.
Wentz was held to 148 yards passing after spending much of the week on Indianapolis' COVID-19 reserve list, and the Colts lost 23-20 to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday on Daniel Carlson’s 33-yard field goal as time expired.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich may not know if starting quarterback Carson Wentz can play until Sunday.
He's not even sure who else could be cleared by the medical staff if they're activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich, it was just a matter of time before his team would be adding a few players to the NFL's COVID-19 list.
The Colts placed safety Jahleel Addae, cornerback T.J.
Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard spent the last two offseasons building depth.
The payoff came Saturday night when they still managed to defeat NFC-West leading Arizona despite losing six starters because of COVID-19 protocols, two more in the first half with injuries, and again being without center Ryan Kelly following the sudden death of his infant daughter,
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.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich challenged his players to show everyone they were more than just a playoff contender.
Saturday's impressive victory over New England proved the Colts were postseason worthy.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich kept stressing the same points.
He urged players to stay patient, remain focused on the small tasks, and insisted the playoff picture would sort itself out.
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) — Indianapolis coach Frank Reich insists he's a run-first guy.
It was hard to tell Sunday — and the Colts paid a hefty price for breaking with that identity.
Carson Wentz was picked off twice and lost a fumble on a strip-sack as Indy blew another double-digit lead in a 38-31 loss to defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich knew immediately what the problem was Sunday.
So did quarterback Carson Wentz.
Five turnovers, four in the second half, and abandoning their run-first approach proved too much to overcome against the defending Super Bowl champions.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Frank Reich and the Indianapolis Colts discovered an easy fix to their problems holding fourth-quarter leads: Keep feeding Jonathan Taylor the ball.
The second-year running back set a franchise record by scoring five times, and took over the NFL lead in both yards rushing and touchdowns, in a 41-15 rout of the unraveling Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Difficult as it was for Frank Reich to open the week being reminded of how Indianapolis fell short in its most recent trip to Buffalo, the Colts coach also found reason for optimism.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis coach Frank Reich wasted no time looking ahead after Sunday's victory over Jacksonville.
He challenged the Colts to use the lessons they learned from winning four of their last five to propel them into the playoffs, and make a deeper run than most expect.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich sees Jacksonville's progression on tape.
There's Josh Allen emerging as a consistent, menacing defensive playmaker. There's rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence starting to settle into his new gig and an offense set up for balance.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts took a calculated risk by trading for Carson Wentz in March.
Halfway through the season, the move is paying big dividends.
Wentz has helped the Colts navigate their way from a 1-4 start back into the playoff picture with three wins in their last four games and his confidence appears to be growing by the week.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s experience as an assistant coach with the Chargers helped prepare him to be a head coach.
He’ll try again for his first home win in four tries when the Philadelphia Eagles (3-5) host those Chargers (4-3) on Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts should be adjusting their expectations.
They trail division-leading Tennessee by three games and the gap essentially expands to four when factoring in the Titans season sweep.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz blamed himself for Sunday's 34-31 overtime loss to Tennessee.
Coach Frank Reich tried to absolve his starting quarterback of fault.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz needed a fresh start. The Indianapolis Colts gave him a chance.
Now, as the midway point of the season nears, Wentz is rounding into form, winning games and starting to play with the efficiency and effectiveness scouts always envisioned.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich wasn't about to make the same mistake twice.
After being burned by a conservative third-down run call late in a loss to Baltimore two weeks ago, Reich put the ball in Carson Wentz's hands this time — and it paid off.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally figured out how to deliver a knockout punch Sunday.
They capitalized on turnovers, made big plays at timely moments and, yes, even managed to protect a late lead.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts already have seen this scenario.
Five weeks into the season, they're three games under .500 and two games back in the AFC South. Little has gone right and their postseason hopes appear to be fading fast.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton was back on the practice field for Wednesday's light workout.
If all goes well over the next few days, he might be playing Sunday against one of his favorite teams — Houston.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich got right to the point Tuesday.
“Painful loss, painful loss," he said less than 24 hours after watching a 16-point, fourth-quarter lead evaporate in what seemed like a blink of an eye Monday night.
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) — The Indianapolis Colts placed three-time All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson on injured reserve Saturday, a move that will keep him out at least three weeks.
Nelson had started all 54 games since Indy drafted him with the sixth-overall selection in 2018.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marlon Mack is looking for a new NFL home.
The Indianapolis Colts running back told reporters Thursday he and team officials have reached an agreement that allows him to find a trading partner where he could get more playing time.
INDIANAPOLIS (0-3) at MIAMI (1-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Miami by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carson Wentz had his ankles taped and stayed in the pocket when he moved around.
Scrambling was out of the question.
“It didn’t feel great when I did that,” the Colts quarterback said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis coach Frank Reich still doesn't know who will start at quarterback against Tennessee.
Carson Wentz has two sprained ankles and missed Wednesday's practice and the Colts have only two other healthy quarterbacks on the roster — Jacob Eason and Brett Hundley.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts already were unsure if Carson Wentz could play this week after injuring his right ankle.
On Monday, doctors found he'd sprained both ankles.
Coach Frank Reich said the injuries could force the winless Colts to visit defending AFC South champion Tennessee without their starting quarterback and he does not yet have a timetable for Wentz's return.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis started this season with playoff expectations and Super Bowl hopes.
A rare 0-2 start already is threatening to derail those plans.
The Colts have lost two home games, are about to embark on a brutal three-game road trip starting next weekend at Tennessee and will likely need second-year quarterback Jacob Eason to deliver a victory just to avoid their first 0-3 start in a decade.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Irsay delivered a succinct message when the Indianapolis Colts reported to training camp.
Win the opener.
Six weeks later, Irsay's goal still resonates with the players and coaches preparing for Sunday's season opener against Seattle.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz spent three days attending Zoom meetings and rehabbing his injured left foot at home.
The Indianapolis Colts quarterback also used the time to think about how to avoid another trip to the reserve/COVID-19 list.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz's big week was cut short Monday when the Indianapolis Colts put three starters including their top quarterback on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Wentz, center Ryan Kelly and receiver Zach Pascal join two-time Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher on the sideline because of health and safety protocols.
DETROIT (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts' depth chart at quarterback took another hit.
Rookie Sam Ehlinger was knocked out of the preseason finale with a knee injury in a 27-17 win over the Detroit Lions on Friday night.
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.