Eagles coordinators’ consolation prize: head coaching jobsFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
The coordinators for the Super Bowl runner-up Philadelphia Eagles both landed first-time head coaching gigs 48 hours after their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Colts fan starts petition to stop Saturday’s coaching pathJanuary 27, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday was a fan favorite when he played for the Indianapolis Colts.
Maybe not so much these days.
After going 1-7 as the interim coach and being brought in for a second interview to keep the job next fall, one Colts fans started an online petition to stop Saturday’s candidacy.
AP source: Colts still want to interview DeMeco RyansJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
The Indianapolis Colts still want to interview 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans for their head coach vacancy, and are planning to give Jeff Saturday a second interview along with six or seven other candidates, a person familiar with the team’s plans told The Associated Press.
Poor results send Indy into another offseason of uncertaintyJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday spent Monday thanking players for their effort over the Indianapolis Colts' final eight games and arguing to keep his coaching title — minus the interim tag.
Colts’ Saturday awaits coaching decision; Texans fire SmithJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lovie Smith called his final game as the Houston Texans coach in Sunday's season finale.
Whether Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday also will be out remains to be seen.
Giants rookie LB Thibodeaux will continue to celebrate sacksJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants rookie edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux isn’t going to change his sack celebrations after taking criticism for doing snow angels next to injured Colts quarterback Nick Foles this past weekend.
Colts’ worn-down, short-handed defense adding to late swoonJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts' offense has sputtered all season. Now their defense has hit the skids, too.
Despite losing three-time All-Pro linebacker Shaquille Leonard for all but 10 quarters because of injuries, the Colts' defense was the team's strength for much of the year.
Injury to keep Foles out of Colts finale; Ehlinger to startJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles will miss the Indianapolis Colts season finale against Houston because of injured ribs and will be replaced by second-year quarterback Sam Ehlinger.
Interim coach Jeff Saturday made the announcement Monday.
Colts take step back as pass-protection problems returnDecember 27, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The sacks are back for the Indianapolis Colts offense and, not surprisingly, so are the losses.
Now, with two games remaining, interim coach Jeff Saturday is back to searching for solutions.
Another QB change for Colts produces same futile resultsDecember 27, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have tried just about everything to change directions this season.
A new coach didn't work. A new play-caller didn't work. And on Monday night, their third starting quarterback of the season, Nick Foles, didn't work, either.
Colts still playing to win as Chargers chase playoff spotDecember 23, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts haven't changed the game plan.
They're still trying to run first, still relying on a stout defense and still trying to win games despite their ever-changing circumstances.
Colts bench Ryan for 2nd time, will give Foles starting jobDecember 21, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles waited all season to start taking snaps with the Indianapolis Colts starters.
The 33-year-old quarterback is about to get his chance.
On Wednesday, interim coach Jeff Saturday announced Foles will replace Matt Ryan as Indy's starter against the Los Angeles Chargers, giving Foles his first start since Dec.
Colts continue to seek answers after historic collapseDecember 19, 2022 GMT
INDIANPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday still believes the Indianapolis Colts made the right calls in Saturday's inexplicable loss at Minnesota.
The interim coach contends they didn't play too conservatively after taking a 33-0 halftime lead and has no regrets about trying a quarterback sneak on fourth-and-inches that came up short rather than attempting a long field goal to extend their lead late in regulation.
Raiders blow 4th double-digit halftime lead in latest lossDecember 9, 2022 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A season of painful defeats for the Las Vegas Raiders just got worse.
Last month, they lost to a team whose coach was an ESPN analyst six days earlier. And on Thursday night, they allowed the opposing quarterback to direct two touchdown drives in the final four minutes after being picked up on waivers two days before the game.
Disastrous season has Colts mulling more changes after byeDecember 8, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts thought they'd be contemplating their playoff possibilities during their bye week.
Instead, a disastrous season has them on the verge of being mathematically eliminated.
Colts continue prime-time flops with disastrous 4th quarterDecember 5, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay lobbied the NFL schedule-makers for more night games.
So far, Indianapolis has been a prime-time flop.
From the ugly October overtime win at Denver to last Monday night's fourth-quarter collapse against Pittsburgh to Sunday night's disastrous fourth quarter in Dallas, not much has gone right on the NFL's most visible stage.
Cowboys face Colts in 1st of 3 against AFC South also-ransDecember 1, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (4-7-1) at DALLAS (8-3)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Cowboys by 10 1/2
Timeout: Colts’ Saturday admits mistake in loss to SteelersNovember 29, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday spent Monday night defending the team's late-game clock management.
Less than 24 hours later, Saturday acknowledged he made the wrong call.
Colts, Saturday mismanage clock at end of loss to SteelersNovember 29, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan had the Colts in position to rally.
He'd brought them back from a 16-3 deficit against Pittsburgh and was driving late in the fourth quarter for a chance to force overtime or even win the game with a 2-point conversion.
Colts try to turn tables on Steelers dominance in seriesNovember 25, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday knows the score.
The Indianapolis Colts have lost seven straight to the Pittsburgh Steelers since last winning 14 years ago — when Saturday was still in the prime of his playing career.
Colts, Saturday can’t find secret to closing out tight gamesNovember 21, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianpolis Colts’ inability to close out tight games has cost them two wins in four weeks.
Interim coach Jeff Saturday is looking for a simple solution.
With six games left, a bye week and two weeks of additional prep time thanks to Monday night contests, Saturday believes a fix could change the season.
New coach Saturday can’t solve familiar problems for ColtsNovember 21, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Saturday's hiring as interim coach re-energized the Indianapolis Colts — for a week.
Ryan eager to make most of 2nd chance as Colts starterNovember 17, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan kept playing the role — even when his first season in Indianapolis went off script.
He searched for ways to eliminate turnovers, continued rehabbing a separated throwing shoulder and offered teammates help and advice, even after he was demoted three weeks ago.
Analysis: Jeff Saturday hire ripples across stunned NFLNovember 15, 2022 GMT
Sixteen years after a mic’d up Peyton Manning castigated his star center “Quit calling the (bleeping) plays!,” Jeff Saturday called all the right shots in his successful NFL head coaching debut on the Las Vegas Strip.
Colts hope emotional win helps inspire 2nd half chargeNovember 14, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday understood the low expectations.
Nobody gave him, or his team, a chance. Saturday doesn't anticipate much changing this weekend with Philadelphia coming to Indy for his first home game as coach.
Analysis: Vikings, Bucs, Packers, Colts make big statementsNovember 14, 2022 GMT
Bust out the victory chains. The Minnesota Vikings proved they’re for real.
After piling up wins against losing teams and backup quarterbacks, the Vikings earned a signature victory on the road against the Buffalo Bills.
Matt Ryan, interim coach Saturday rally Colts past RaidersNovember 14, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jeff Saturday joked that the Indianapolis Colts will start calling zone-read plays for 37-year-old quarterback Matt Ryan.
Ryan has never been known for his swift feet, but his career-best, 39-yard scramble to convert a third-and-3 in the fourth quarter led to his winning touchdown pass two plays later.
Derek Carr’s emotions emerge after Raiders lose to ColtsNovember 14, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After nine frustrating years, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is fed up.
Carr became emotional after the Raiders squandered a fourth-quarter lead in a 25-20 loss to an Indianapolis Colts squad that is now under the direction of Jeff Saturday, who had never coached an NFL game before Sunday.
Short-handed Raiders face unknowns Sunday against ColtsNovember 11, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders had no video or scouting reports this week to prepare for Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday.
Saturday answers Irsay’s call, goes back to work with ColtsNovember 10, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Colts owner Jim Irsay first contacted Jeff Saturday, he wanted answers about Indy's struggling offensive line.
Last weekend's late-night callback came with an offer Saturday couldn't refuse.
Colts’ Saturday hiring chided on diversity, fairness groundsNovember 8, 2022 GMT
Even Jeff Saturday was shocked when Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay called late Sunday night to offer him the head coaching position.
A former two-time All-Pro center who snapped the ball to Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning for 12 seasons, Saturday surely knows his X’s and O’s.
Saturday faces daunting task in preparing Colts for RaidersNovember 8, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday faces a daunting task this week.
First, he must select a play-caller. Then he must map out a game plan, figure out what's wrong with the offense, try to fix a struggling offensive line and beat Las Vegas on the road.
Reich out, Saturday in as Colts try to fix stagnant offenseNovember 8, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich's attempt to fix the Indianapolis Colts' sputtering offense failed, so now owner Jim Irsay is turning to another trusted name — former All-Pro center Jeff Saturday.
The Colts made both announcements about an hour apart Monday, less than 24 hours after one of the worst offensive performances in team history.