AP NFL Defensive Player of the YearFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
The NFL Defensive Player of the Year as awarded by The Associated Press and selected by a nationwide panel of media:
Vikings take another swing at division clinch vs. ColtsDecember 15, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (4-8-1) at MINNESOTA (10-3)
Saturday, 1 p.m. EST, NFL Network
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Vikings by 4
Colts, Pats both looking for offensive improvementNovember 4, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (3-4-1) at NEW ENGLAND (4-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Patriots by 5 1/2.
Marshall tops No. 8 Notre Dame, its 2nd-ever win vs top 10September 11, 2022 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steven Gilmore returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter and Khalan Labron ran for 163 yards as Marshall shocked No. 8 Notre Dame 26-21 on Saturday, making Marcus Freeman the first Fighting Irish coach to lose his first three games.
Panthers hope McCaffrey’s return, Mayfield bolster offenseAugust 24, 2022 GMT
CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-12)
New faces: QB Baker Mayfield, WR Rashad Higgins, RB D’Onta Foreman, C Bradley Bozeman, G Austin Corbett, LT Ickey Ekwonu, DT Matt Ioannidis, LBs Corey Littleton and Damien Wilson, S Xavier Woods and P Johnny Hekker.
Colts hope Ryan, improved defense change postseason scriptAugust 23, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts would rather not play numbers games.
One playoff win in seven seasons simply cannot be ignored, though.
So general manager Chris Ballard used this past, longer-than-expected offseason trying to change course.
Colts counting on Ryan, improved defense to make playoff runAugust 23, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (9-8)
New faces: QB Matt Ryan, DE Yannick Ngakoue, CB Stephon Gilmore, defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, S Nick Cross, WR Alec Pierce, QB Nick Foles, CB Brandon Facyson, S Rodney McLeod, OL Bernhard Raimann.
Gilmore appears to have found right landing spot in IndyAugust 8, 2022 GMT
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore arrived at training camp two weeks ago with an impressive resume — and something to prove.
After two injury-filled subpar seasons in New England and Carolina, the 31-year-old cornerback chose Indianapolis to revive his career.
Ryan, revamped Colts focus on making playoff run in 2022July 15, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (9-8)
CAMP SITE: Westfield, Indiana
LAST YEAR: Carson Wentz, NFL rushing champion Jonathan Taylor and a solid defense put Indianapolis in playoff position.
Colts may use draft on offense after beefing up defenseApril 22, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Frank Reich welcomed a whole new cast to the Indianapolis Colts headquarters Monday.
Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley continued the installation of his new scheme. Cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowler, told reporters why he signed with Indy.
Colts seeking offensive reinforcements on draft weekendApril 22, 2022 GMT
42. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (9-8)
LAST SEASON: Carson Wentz, NFL rushing champion Jonathan Taylor and a solid defense put Indianapolis in position to make the playoffs. But the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Colts on their home turf in Week 17 and then Indy endured an embarrassing 15-point loss at Jacksonville in the season finale — a collapse that eliminated it from the postseason and spurred an offseason overhaul.
Gilmore sees Colts, defense as perfect fit to reboot careerApril 18, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stephon Gilmore searched patiently for the right place to jump-start his career.
He found it in Indianapolis.
After agreeing to a two-year deal late last week, the Colts announced Monday they had signed the NFL's 2019 Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowl cornerback — just in time for the start of offseason workouts.
AP source: Colts solidify secondary by signing GilmoreApril 15, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts waited patiently to make a splash in free agency.
Now they're creating some major ripples.
On Friday, they solidified their secondary by signing 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore to a two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.
Panthers bring back starting CB Jackson with 3-year contractMarch 19, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are bringing back one of their starting cornerbacks, agreeing to terms with Donte Jackson on a new three-year contract Saturday.
Panthers’ focus in free agency includes finding quarterbackMarch 10, 2022 GMT
CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-12)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Ameer Abdullah, S Juston Burris, LB Jermaine Carter Jr., S Sean Chandler, P Lachlan Edwards, WR Alex Erickson, CB Stephon Gilmore, DE Marquis Haynes Sr., CB Donte Jackson, DT DaQuan Jones, CB Rashaan Melvin, G John Miller, QB Cam Newton, C Matt Paradis, OLB Haason Reddick, T Trent Scott, WR Brandon Zylstra.
Panthers lose starting CB Donte Jackson for the seasonNovember 30, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have lost starting cornerback Donte Jackson for the remainder of the season to a groin injury.
Jackson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
It has yet to be determined if Jackson, who is due to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason, will need surgery.
Pats value lessons, eager to face former teammate GilmoreNovember 3, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore wasn’t known for having the gift of gab during his four-year tenure with the Patriots.
So, when he spoke, his former teammates made sure to listen.
Panthers lose 5th-round pick Nixon to season-ending injuryOctober 28, 2021 GMT
The Panthers have placed rookie fifth-round draft choice Daviyon Nixon on injured reserve with a season-ending knee injury on Thursday.
The defensive tackle was hurt during practice on Wednesday.
Secondary issues on display in Patriots’ OT loss to CowboysOctober 18, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent heavily this offseason hoping to patch the holes of a team that finished 7-9 in 2020 and on the outside of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
Through six games of 2021, those efforts have added up to them being exactly where they were this time a year ago.
Gilmore: No hard feelings on Pats, excited to join PanthersOctober 7, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore said he's excited to join the hometown Carolina Panthers team that he grew up rooting for and doesn’t harbor any ill feelings toward the New England Patriots, who traded him away less than two years after being the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year.
Packers still seeking opinions regarding Alexander’s injuryOctober 7, 2021 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers continue to consult with specialists on 2020 Pro Bowl cornerback Jaire Alexander’s injured shoulder in hopes of avoiding season-ending surgery.
“We’re going to try to avoid that at all costs,” coach Matt LaFleur said after Wednesday’s practice.
Panthers acquire Gilmore from Pats for 6th-round pick in ’23October 6, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore is headed home.
The Carolina Panthers have acquired veteran cornerback and 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year from the New England Patriots for a 2023 sixth-round draft pick.
Patriots look to clean up issues in advance of Brady matchupSeptember 27, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It’s a new season but the New England Patriots are experiencing variations of same problems that plagued them in 2020.
The offense has better overall flow to it with Mac Jones at the helm, yet still is having trouble producing touchdowns.
Pats’ Gilmore, 7 others will start training camp on PUP listJuly 22, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has reported to the team for training camp but will start it on the active/physically unable to perform list.
Gilmore was one of eight Patriots players added to the list Thursday ahead of the official start of camp next week.
Belichick not expecting Gilmore to attend minicamp this weekJune 15, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn’t expect cornerback Stephon Gilmore to participate in any of the team’s remaining mandatory minicamp workouts this week.
Patriots’ Gilmore absent as team opens mandatory minicampJune 14, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots opened their mandatory three-day minicamp Monday with their starting quarterback back from an injury, but one of their key cogs on defense was noticeably absent.
Michel returns, Gilmore still out as Pats prepare for JetsNovember 5, 2020 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots running back Sony Michel returned to practice Thursday, a month after being placed on injured reserve with a quad injury...
McManus’ 6 FGs lift Broncos over Pats in COVID-delayed gameOctober 18, 2020 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Denver Broncos waited two weeks to finally play again and they were rewarded with their biggest win of the season...
Gilmore turns a corner, might be anchor of Patriots defenseAugust 1, 2019 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore needed little time to get comfortable in a Patriots jersey...
Jaguars’ Ramsey calls Gilmore’s criticism ‘lame, corny’October 11, 2018 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey says New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore's criticism is "lame, corny," adding "but it's him, though...
Johnson inactive for Bills against BengalsOctober 13, 2013 GMT
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson is inactive with a back injury against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
It ends the second-longest active starting streak among NFL receivers at 48 games.