Colts head into cleanup mode after 3 straight losses
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck made his thoughts perfectly clear after another loss last week.
He expects the Indianapolis Colts to clean things up.
Whether it's missed throws, dropped passes, penalties or turnovers, just about every glaring flaw that could strike has and it's left the Colts in a major early season bind.
FANTASY PLAYS: Turbin, Davis, Kroft and other Week 5 adds
More notable injuries, plus the Buccaneers and Bears on byes this week will create a greater sense of urgency when heading to the waiver wire.
Be prepared to spend aggressively if you use a Free Agency Acquisition Budget (FAAB), or have contingent/alternative options ready in case you don't land your preferred player on waivers because an opponent has priority.
Colts make moves to fill holes in injury-plagued backfield
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts re-signed running back Tion Green after putting Josh Ferguson on the waived-injured list.
It's the latest move by the Colts to reinforce a backfield plagued by injuries.
Green joined the roster last week after injuries to Marlon Mack and Robert Turbin left the Colts with only three healthy backs on the roster. He was waived Friday after Ferguson returned from an injury.
Colts lose rookie Cain with season-ending knee injury
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck came out of the preseason opener unscathed.
Some of his teammates weren't as fortunate.
Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich announced Friday that promising rookie receiver Deon Cain suffered a season-ending knee injury and running backs Marlon Mack and Robert Turbin will be listed week to week after sustaining other injuries.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancers.
The NFL announced the suspension Friday. Turbin is eligible to participate in offseason and preseason practices and games.
Gore, Mack team up to give Colts ground game change of pace
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano has a new recipe for the Indianapolis Colts offense.
And he plans on giving opposing defenses a full helping.
As the Colts deal with the likelihood that short-yardage specialist Robert Turbin will be lost for the season with an injured elbow and quarterback Andrew Luck's recovery from shoulder surgery may take longer than was even expected a week ago, Pagano wants to start feeding the ball more steadily to veteran running back Frank Gore and rookie Marlon Mack.
Luck, Colts handle Vikings defense in 34-6 victory
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts were left for dead after a deflating home loss to the Houston Texans last week.
Slicing and dicing one of the league's best defenses on the road breathed some life right back into them.
Luck threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and the Colts rolled to a 34-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Robert Turbin rushed for two touchdowns, Mike Adams forced a fumble and added an interception for the Colts (7-7).
Indianapolis Colts Preview Capsule
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (8-8)
New faces: S T.J. Green, C Ryan Kelly, CB Patrick Robinson, QB Scott Tolzien, RB Robert Turbin, defensive coordinator Ted Monachino.
Key losses: TE Coby Fleener, QB Matt Hasselbeck, LB Jerrell Freeman, S Dwight Lowery, LB Jonathan Newsome, CB Greg Toler.
Indianapolis Colts Capsule
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (8-8)
OPEN CAMP: July 26, Anderson, Indiana
LAST YEAR: Andrew Luck never looked right and neither did Colts. Luck missed nine games because of injuries, forcing coach Chuck Pagano to survive worst season of four-year tenure with five quarterbacks. Instead of contending for Super Bowl trip, as widely expected, Indy missed playoffs for only second time since 2002.
IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: C Ryan Kelly, CB Patrick Robinson, RB Robert Turbin, QB...
As he stood above the Utah State ‘U’ at the 50-yard line inside the Stan Laub Indoor Training Center Saturday, you could have confused Robert Turbin for a conductor on a Broadway stage.
In this, the third return to Utah State University, the Robert Turbin Football Academy needed that conductor now more than ever. The camp experienced its largest turnout with more than 80 participants — exceeding last year’s mark by nearly 20.