The deal makes changes for the 2020 season and runs for 10 years after that, through the 2030 season. It brings some significant changes to the sport.
NFL plans to expand playoffs to 14 teams, add 17th game to season
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IBJ Podcast: Colts legend Gary Brackett wants to turn his underdog story into a movie
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Former Colt Gary Brackett raising money for a movie about his life
The Indianapolis restaurateur, who owns the Stacked Pickle chain, has been working since 2017 to bring his story to the big screen; this month, he launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise part of the cost.Read More
Colts pick Fanatics for 10-year merchandising deal
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Las Vegas-based Allegiant will become the “official airline” of the team as part of a multi-year deal.
The Indianapolis Colts are willing to give Jacoby Brissett another full season to prove himself. But it doesn’t mean they’re out of the quarterback market.
The 46-year-old kicker had an MRI on his left knee last week after posting career-worst numbers this season.
The average season-ticket price for 2020 will rise 2.9 percent, according to the Indianapolis Colts, but about two-thirds of the tickets will be priced the same or less.
The Indianapolis Colts brought in a handful of kickers for tryouts Tuesday and once again, Coach Frank Reich and General Manager Chris Ballard decided to keep Adam Vinatieri.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.