indianapolis colts

An Ode to Hasselbeck

On Sunday, 40-year-old Matt Hasselbeck will go under center one more time in place of an injured Andrew Luck. Our columnist—who also happened to have been Hasselbeck’s first agent—looks back on the quarterback’s unlikely journey from draft-day nobody to franchise QB to elder statesman, and explains why ‘there is no better guy in the NFL’

Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

The Week 9 Twitter Mailbag

On Colts injury report funny business, possibility of Patriots finishing undefeated and how the Cowboys can band-aid their issues until Romo's return 

Andrew, Meet Adversity

The lousy play of its franchise quarterback resulted in Indy firing offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton. Can Andrew Luck turn around the Colts now? Plus, notes on the Titans whacking Wiz, the Browns’ non-trade and reader email

#Chuckstrong Gone Wrong

Three years ago Indianapolis rallied around cancer-stricken coach Chuck Pagano as the Colts made a surprise run to the playoffs. Now the good vibes have been replaced by turmoil, and the community is left wondering what to think of the man who once inspired them


Five First-Year Finds

While first- and second-round NFL draft picks are supposed to perform immediately, here are five rookies taken in the later rounds (or not at all) who are making an impact

Chuck Pagano's Future

Peter King takes a look back at the Indianapolis Colts' loss to the New England Patriots in Week 6 and what it might mean for Chuck Pagano's future with the Colts. Will he win enough to stay with the Colts for 2016?

Calm Cam and the Indy Dolts

An inexplicable play call by Indianapolis against New England competed with a defining moment for Cam Newton and the unbeaten Panthers for top billing on a busy sixth Sunday of the NFL season. Plus the rebirth of the Dolphins defense, a Deflategate postscript, Week 6 awards and more

Running from the Truth

With all the focus on Deflategate, the spotlight for Colts-Patriots should instead be on Indy’s rush defense, which has been gashed in three previous meetings. Can New England do it again? Plus, 10 things to watch in Week 6

What Pagano, Grigson and Irsay Must Be Thinking

The Colts are not a team in chaos, but a win would put everyone in a better state of harmony. Plus, the 10 things I’ll be watching for this weekend and a look at the Aaron Rodgers-Alex Smith showdown

Can Gore Get the Colts Up and Running?

There is reason to be concerned that the savvy veteran, a between-the-tackles runner, will have many of the same issues recent Colts runners have had. Of course, with Andrew Luck under center, it might not matter

Gore Gears Up

The high-powered offense adds plenty of new weapons—and Frank Gore looks particularly spry—but the issues for this team remain on the other side of the ball