This time next week, the Colts will be ready to head to Anderson. For now, check out Chappell’s middle linebacker candidates for his all-Indy team and some disappointing news the Colts received on Thursday.
Each morning Colts.com will take a look at the top headlines surrounding the Indianapolis Colts from around the globe. What is the local and national media saying about the Colts?
Take a look below at the top pieces from Friday, July 19th.
By: Mike Chappell, Indy Star
Who will be calling the plays for Chappell’s all-Indy defense?
He has broken the candidates down into the following four players: Gary Brackett, Jeff Herrod, Barry Krauss and Rob Morris
By: Phillip B. Wilson, Indy Star
The Colts got some unfortunate news on Thursday evening when the NFL announced that tight end Weslye Saunders has been suspended for the first eight games of the 2013 season.
Saunders played in six games last season for the Colts and caught two passes for 15 yards.
Wilson spoke with Saunders last year about a previous four-game suspension that the third-year tight end had with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
“It’s something that was unfortunate, probably led to my dismissal in Pittsburgh,” he said at the time. “It was a mistake that I made, taking adderall, something obviously a lot of people are objecting about right now. But I don’t have anything to say about it right now because my suspension is over. I served my suspension and I’m ready to get back it now.”
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