Amid speculation that his 46-year-old kicker might retire, Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said he wants Adam Vinatieri to stay with the team despite his recent kicking slump.
Finally meeting with media, Vinatieri says he just needed time to clear his head
In his first public comments since leaving the stadium Sunday, the NFL’s career scoring leader explained he misspoke when saying he would answer questions on the players’ normal day off—a comment that drove speculation about Vinatieri’s possible NFL exit.Read More
Colts roll out new concessions menu for 2019 home season
Indianapolis Colts hospitality vendor Centerplate announced Thursday that it has added several food items that aren’t typically found at sporting events, plus some that feel right at home. It also revised the beverage menu with new beer offerings.Read More
Ballard’s salary-cap strategy opens Colts’ options post-Andrew Luck
The boos that rained down on Andrew Luck—and possibly the entire Indianapolis Colts organization after the Aug. 24 preseason home game—signal a torrent of likely troubles for a team that started this season with Super Bowl aspirations.Read More
LOPRESTI: Lots of questions linger in wake of Luck’s retirement
You wonder if this is a big bay window into the cost of playing modern football. Luck called it the greatest team sport in the world, but the physical demands of the game had apparently chewed him up and spit him out.Read More
The upgraded network—available to Verizon customers with 5G-enabled devices—will be limited in its first year at Lucas Oil Stadium, generally to lower-bowl seating between the 20-yard lines and on the concourses.
The Dallas Cowboys were ranked as the NFL’s most valuable franchise for the 13th straight year, with a worth of $5.5 billion, up 10 percent over the past year.
Jacoby Brissett’s deal came just hours after the Colts announced Brian Hoyer, a longtime backup in the league, would join the team as the new No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart.
In central Indiana, 83,700 fewer households on average tuned into Colts games this season compared to the team’s previous campaign. The decline came as NFL viewership overall took a significant hit.
Based on conversations he’s had with Peyton Manning, former Colts head coach Tony Dungy says the former All-Pro quarterback is bound to become an NFL executive. And Dungy said he’d consider working for him.
Through the first six weeks of the NFL season, the league has seen overall viewership decline 7.5 percent. For the Colts, it’s much, much worse.
Central Indiana residents prefer pro football and Indy’s franchise to all other leagues and teams by a wide margin, according to the study. But its author says recent protests by players around the league could put a dent in their popularity.
A national brokerage says Colts home-game seats are the lowest-priced on the secondary market of any NFL team. Local brokers say some tickets are selling well below face value.
The team insists its big push isn’t driven by the persistent injury to star quarterback Andrew Luck or the fact that tickets are still available for six of eight home games.
Indianapolis Colts officials expect to fill Lucas Oil Stadium for every regular season game this year. But area ticket brokers say the market for Colts tickets is very soft.
The Indianapolis Colts are saying so long to one of their most valuable members. No, Andrew Luck is not retiring. But the all-star quarterback will no doubt feel the impact of the change.
Intel has agreed to pay the city’s Capital Improvement Board close to $110,000 so it can install 3-D cameras and sell 360-degree replays to broadcasters. But the video won’t be played inside the stadium.
The Colts’ former kicker poked fun at the team’s former general manager on Monday. Meanwhile, IndyCar officials hope to make inroads in China and Mexico.
Meanwhile, the Indiana Fever signs a deal with a local marketing firm to build on the team’s strong sales in 2016, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway educates its fans on organ donation.
The home and away games in the preseason have been arranged such that local fans are unlikely to see much of Andrew Luck or the other starters in Lucas Oil Stadium before the regular season.