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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 5TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 5, 2013 – 9:40 am

AFC SOUTH BLOG
The ever-popular Twitter mailbag

NFL NEWS
David Climer: Titans’ upgrades put QB Jake Locker on clock
Color Jaguars’ revamped secondary green
Jaguars Notebook: Tough start for QB Matt Scott
Romo Takes on Bigger Role, and Fans’ Perceptions
Dolphins owner rips Florida House Speaker over renovation bill
John Abraham not retiring despite two cryptic tweets
League wants HGH testing, needs players to want it, too

AFC TEAM NEWS
No rushing to judgment
Robert Kraft says he’d welcome openly gay players to Patriots
If playing football is out for Tim Tebow, ESPN and Fox will jump at the NFL’s most popular backup
Like it or not, Sanchez is the best man to start for Jets this season
Chargers before Olympics, Mr. Mayor

NFC TEAM NEWS
Bears picks measure up well — for most part


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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 4TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 4, 2013 – 7:42 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Jim Irsay throws lifeline to Colts-themed restaurant
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 1, tight end Marcus Pollard
Colts working to help re-open Blue Crew Sports Grill
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 2, linebacker Gary Brackett
Colts’ rookie contracts? Should look a lot like 2012
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 3, DT Tony Siragusa
Colts-themed restaurant could reopen with Irsay’s aid
Sports broadcast veteran takes helm at 1070 The Fan

COLTS.COM
Mathis, Werner QB Haters
Week Three of OTA’s in the Books

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Eight in the Box: Next order of business

NFL NEWS
Houston’s bid to host Super Bowl in 2017 helped by Florida inaction
Ed Reed will miss OTAs, minicamp after having hip surgery
Offseason moves give Titans new look; here are top acquisitions
Denard Robinson eager to please at Jaguars rookie minicamp
Schiano, other Bucs coaches visiting Belichick to talk techniques
Cardinals’ Daryl Washington arrested, accused of assault
Ravens hire Steve Spagnuolo
Andy Reid says Branden Albert will play left tackle for Chiefs

AFC TEAM NEWS
Real hard to grasp
Patriots rookies are ‘just happy for the opportunity’
Rex Ryan, who says he wants to coach NY Jets for another 20 years, is ‘excited’ for this year’s team
Solving the Chargers problem at LT

NFC TEAM NEWS
Webb battling to remain sober as well as for a job
Bears lose pro scouting director to Chiefs


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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 3RD

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 3, 2013 – 7:39 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Colts owner Jim Irsay throws Blue Crew Sports Grill a lifeline
Irsay may rescue Colts-themed restaurant
Colts-themed Blue Crew Sports Grill closes
Colts add undrafted free agent cornerback
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 4, running back Dominic Rhodes
Colts rank No. 10, No. 14 in pair of offseason media polls
Colts-themed restaurant closes its doors after financial losses
Blue Crew Sports Grill, Indianapolis Colts fan hangout, abruptly closes
Butler looks to build on surprise success
Indianapolis adds depth to secondary by bringing in Nigel Malone as undrafted free agent
Reggie Wayne plans 1,000-yard season at age 35
With more 3-4 people, Colts still ‘hybrid’
Indianapolis Colts Support Jason Collins and Hypothetical Gay Teammate

COLTS.COM
Colts Sign CB-Nigel Malone
Owners, Commissioner Goodell and Top Executives to Attend NFL Career Development Symposium
Maintaining Ethic
Wayne at Work

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Chris Polian officially joins Jaguars
Jaguars invite 19 for rookie tryouts
Comparing CBs Gratz and Wreh-Wilson
What does Abraham visit to Titans mean?

NFL NEWS
Oilers great says CFL not an option for Tebow
Tennessee Titans revamp line in draft, free agency
Younger Rodgers has big footsteps to follow with Jaguars
Poll reveals overwhelming support for Redskins name
Broncos linebacker Von Miller pursues poultry dream
Anniversary of Junior Seau death still focuses NFL on CTE
Former CB Al Harris retires as a Green Bay Packer
Titans expected to check out Freeney as well
Bucs will retire Warren Sapp’s number

AFC TEAM NEWS
Sanchez Asserts He Is ‘Cool With’ the Jets’ Quarterback Competition
Notebook: Stevan Ridley back strong
Seau could have greater impact in death

NFC TEAM NEWS
Ex-NY Giants linebacker Michael Boley ‘secretly arrested’ on child abuse charges, report
Two more draft picks in fold for Bears


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DAILY CLIPS: MAY 2ND

Posted by coltsindianapolis on May 2, 2013 – 6:35 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Jerry Rice, Tim Brown, Terrell Owens … Reggie Wayne? Colts receiver looking to join select company at 35
Colts notes: Players would accept a gay teammate
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 5, KR/WR Terrence Wilkins  
Indianapolis Colts’ best undrafted free agents: No. 6, long snapper Justin Snow
Super Bowl guru wants BioCrossroads-type effort for Indy sports
Colts preparing to welcome rookies       
Colts Notebook: Sheppard happy to be in Indy   
Colts WRs take different routes to new offense
Colts’ Bjoern Werner learned about the NFL by playing ‘Madden’
Irrelevant Week is pretty, well, relevant
What’s to come for Mr. Irrelevant

COLTS.COM
Colts Mailbag
Getting Grounded

AFC SOUTH BLOG
McShay on best, most disappointing picks
On how Titans could use Zaviar Gooden

NFL NEWS
Bell: Owners, minority coaches need to build relationships, trust
Kyle Turley’s fight for the mind
Robert Griffin III to exercise caution
Geno Smith’s firing of agents, pre-draft actions shed light on why QB may have dropped
Cardinals trade FB Anthony Sherman to Chiefs for CB Javier Arenas
Report: NFL HGH use likely common
Eagles QB situation, Boldin trade headline offseason superlatives
Tennessee Titans waive wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins
Frenette: Jaguars can’t give Blackmon any more lifelines

AFC TEAM NEWS
Jets Make Changes in Scouting    
Tom Telesco a fan of Manti Te’o’s coverage ability
Tom Telesco likes what Danny Woodhead brings to the Chargers’ offense
Best in T.J. Moe won’t dog it

NFC TEAM NEWS
Giants hope 2nd-rounder Hankins can be a ‘big’ factor
Bears sign draft picks Jordan Mills, Cornelius Washington


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 28TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 28, 2013 – 10:30 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
2013 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts brass delighted with bevy of draftees
Colts trade way into 5th round, grab Tenn.-Martin DT Montori Hughes
Colts pick Utah State RB Kerwynn Williams in 7th round
Colts add USC center Khaled Holmes with 4th round pick
Peyton Manning says October game vs. Colts not on his mind yet
Justice Cunningham is 2013 NFL Draft’s ‘Mr. Irrelevant’
Instincts key Colts safety Boyett
Hughes brings troubled past to Colts
Colts continue O-line revamping

COLTS.COM
Five more become Colts
Trojan Horse
Instant Reaction: TE-Justice Cunningham with the No. 254 pick
Instant Reaction: RB-Kerwynn Williams with the No. 230 pick
Instant Reaction: S-John Boyett with the No. 192 pick
Instant Reaction: DT-Montori Hughes with the No. 139 pick
C/OG Khaled Holmes with the No. 121 pick
Grigson finds trench player in a former wrestler, Thornton
Harnish looks back on eventful final day of 2012 NFL Draft
Thornton’s toughness continually praised by draft analysts

AFC SOUTH BLOG
The work left to do in the AFC South
AFC South draft analysis
Wooten’s best quality for Titans: speed
The Texans’ four sixth-rounders
Jaguars now have options at safety
Titans may need run downs from Edwards
Denard Robinson: Offensive weapon?
Texans grow LB depth with Williams
Titans continue to add to O-line
Ace Sanders could give Jaguars a jolt
On the Jaguars’ restraint at quarterback

NFL NEWS
Eagles take Matt Barkley at No. 98
Source: LB Shaun Phillips to Denver
LeGarrette Blount dealt to Pats
QB Ryan Nassib goes to Giants
The 2013 draft’s winners, losers
Five best, worst matches of the draft
2013 NFL Draft: Breaking down winning and worrisome picks
Stephen Ross: Dolphins better without Tony Sparano
2013 NFL Draft: Winners and losers; rookie GMs do well
NFL Draft: Fraternal brothers of rehab helping Lattimore
Big weekend for the Packers and other thoughts on Day 3 of draft

AFC TEAM NEWS
Bill Belichick’s plan speaks to depth
NY Jets GM John Idzik, who helped build talented Seattle Seahawks, right to draft QB Geno Smith

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants grab Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib after trading up in the fourth round of the NFL draft
Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 27TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 27, 2013 – 10:56 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts: From Madden Mathis to the real thing, Bjoern Werner’s unexpected journey
Madden, Mathis among Werner’s influences
Colts question for the day: How’s Bjoern Werner’s motor running?
NFL Draft 2013: Colts select Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton in 3rd round
Colts’ plan will demand earning positions
Thornton the next piece in Pagano’s vision
Colts add some “nasty” to the offensive line
Bjoern Werner’s international success story is truly one of a kind
Local prospect Hugh Thornton awaits new home in NFL Draft
Is Thornton another OL starter for Colts?
Warmack salutes Colts’ Drake Nevis

COLTS.COM
Unglaublich
Greetings
Off the radar on the roster

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Montgomery could be handful for Texans
Is Zaviar Gooden too similar to Brown?
Brennan Williams to compete with Newton
Can Wreh-Wilson help get Verner inside?
Dwayne Gratz helps Jaguars restock at CB
Swearinger can cover TEs for Texans
In Hunter, another piece for Locker
Cyprien should start ASAP for Jaguars
What the four first-rounders are saying
Second-round options for AFC South
Report: Jaguars target CB with No. 33
Nuggets on new guys in the AFC South
Bruce Matthews on Luke Joeckel

NFL NEWS
Second-round pick eases safety concerns
Titans should look to defensive line today
NFL Draft: Jaguars select Johnathan Cyprien, Dwayne Gratz on Day 2
Packers extend QB Aaron Rodgers
Te’o time in San Diego; Geno Smith goes to Jets

AFC TEAM NEWS
Bill drafts for need
With NY Jets picking QB Geno Smith, the Mark Sanchez Era is over

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants strengthen defensive line, add Ohio State’s Johnathan Hankins and Texans A&M’s Demontre Moore
Bears take LB Bostic in 2nd round


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 25TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 25, 2013 – 9:06 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
2013 NFL Draft: What are the Colts looking for? Anything but a quarterback
Indianapolis Colts’ best/worst picks review: what might have been
Pro Football Writers take a stab at aligning NFL Draft’s 1st round
Andrew Luck, Colts share NFL draft experiences from a year ago
Colts in wait-and-see mode for tonight’s NFL draft
Colts Notebook: Hilton has come a long way in one year
Colts could land Pro Bowl player at No. 24
Manti Te’o could find perfect home with Colts
Colts Dwayne Allen ‘can’t stand the draft,’ after it cost him millions

COLTS.COM
2013 NFL Draft: Kickers
McDonald follows steps
Colts Mailbag
Colts top draft pick: Safety
Two weeks in

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Who’s most likely to trade back?
One more run-through with Mel, McShay
Why Titans need pass-rush help

NFL NEWS
Texans anything but handcuffed with No. 27 pick
This NFL Draft stumps Tennessee Titans, experts
Jaguars seek cornerstone with No. 2 pick in NFL Draft
ESPN, NFL Network agree to not tip off picks on Twitter during 2013 draft
Chiefs could make rare choice of OT at No. 1
Roger Goodell says Jimmy Haslam ‘is doing everything he’s asked’

AFC TEAM NEWS
Can’t get read on Pats
To stay, Rex Ryan may need NY Jets to pick quarterback in first round of draft

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants could snag a linebacker in first round of NFL draft for first time since 1984
How low can Bears go?


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 24TH

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 24, 2013 – 6:54 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
2013 NFL Draft: Colts TE Dwayne Allen remembers the 2012 draft costing him $1 million
Indianapolis Colts’ best draft picks: No. 1, QB Peyton Manning
ESPN analyst believes Colts Andrew Luck might wind up being one of best QBs in NFL history
Colts Top 7 ‘front seven’ draft prospects
Colts’ Top 5 possible offensive linemen picks
Blogger mock: Xavier Rhodes to Colts

COLTS.COM
2013 NFL Draft Preview: Safeties
Colts top draft pick: Cornerback
Same-page value

AFC SOUTH BLOG
After more time with Jaguars’ new duds
Thoughts on Jaguars’ new uniforms
Blogger mock: Keenan Allen to Texans
Numbers show Jags’ need at DE, CB
Blogger mock: Dion Jordan to Jaguars

NFL NEWS
Big decisions loom for Texans as NFL draft approaches
NFL draft goes local
Owner Shad Khan OK with Jaguars’ first pick in draft
A round of hugs for Goodell and Draftees
NFL beefs up draft security
Chiefs hold NO. 1 pick in draft for first time
NFLPA signs deal with electronic-signature company
GM: Worst NFL Draft in past 10-12 years

AFC TEAM NEWS
No rust to get DE help
Patience on QB will pay off if Idzik can resist ‘reach’ tomorrow
Oceanside draws line to NFL

NFC TEAM NEWS
NY Giants may draft Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o
So many needs, so few picks for Bears


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 23RD

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 23, 2013 – 9:04 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts’ worst draft picks: No. 1 cornerback Leonard Coleman
Luck throws passes, helps Chuckstrong fundraising top $1.1M
2013 NFL Draft: Colts’ selections this week will be the result of thousands of miles and dozens of doughnuts
George Bremer: One draft guess as good as another

COLTS.COM
2013 NFL Draft Preview: Cornerbacks
Castonzo returns favor to Cherilus
Colts Top Draft Picks: Inside Linebacker

AFC SOUTH BLOG
The games I want to be at…
Stats on why the Houston Texans need a WR
Titans embracing Gregg Williams at start
Stats on why the Colts need an OLB
Monday’s nuggets from Jaguars brass
 
NFL NEWS
Monday Morning Quarterback
Jerry Jones would like to trade down
Numbers show Texans overdependence on Andre Johnson
Jake Locker says he must earn leadership role

AFC TEAM NEWS
Patriots may peek around the corner
Kevin Colbert: Steelers unlikely to make move before draft
Revis says Idzik didn’t tell him the truth

NFC TEAM NEWS
Bears hold private workout for Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pug


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 21ST

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 21, 2013 – 11:00 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Indianapolis Colts’ worst draft picks: No2 linebacker Trev Alberts
Lack of prime-time home games stuns Colts sponsor
Lucas Oil CEO not happy with Colts schedule
Colts QB Luck throws passes, helps Chuckstrong fundraising top $1.1 M
2013 NFL Draft: Mike Chappell’s mock draft

AFC SOUTH BLOG
Twitter Mailbag: Pre-draft edition

NFL NEWS
Tank Carradine boosts draft stock with impressive workout
Andre Johnson wants Texans to take wide receiver in draft
Browns’ Haslam denies wrongdoing won’t step down as CEO of company
Thousands pay respects to Summerall
ESPN the magazine: Hi, My name is Tyrann

AFC TEAM NEWS
Ex-Steeler James Harrison signs with Cincinnati Bengals
Long, sad Chargers draft history is Telesco’s to turn

NFC TEAM NEWS
Giants’ Cruz gets no offers during restricted free agency period
Chicago Bears: Much of what was on display in minicamp looking good


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