September 29, 2006 |
Quarterback Trent Green said Thursday the severe concussion that left him unconscious on Sept. 10 will keep him sidelined at least until after Kansas City's game Oct. 8 against Arizona. Speaking with reporters for the first time since absorbing the head-snapping hit in the season opener, the two-time All-Pro appeared to have lost a little weight.
November 11, 2002 |
The Indianapolis Colts found their offense against the No. 2 defense in the NFL. Peyton Manning threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns, and James Mungro ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Colts to a 35-13 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The Colts (5-4) ended a losing streak at three. Philadelphia (6-3) had won three in a row.
October 25, 2004 |
For the fourth time in five victories this season, the Jacksonville Jaguars put points on the board in the last minute to win. On Sunday, quarterback Byron Leftwich led the Jaguars to scores on their final three possessions, and rookie Josh Scobee made a season-long 53-yard field goal with 38 seconds left to beat the Indianapolis Colts, 27-24. "We knew it was important, but we didn't want to tell all you guys and blow it up into something bigger than it was," Leftwich told reporters.
January 22, 2007
Regular-season team statistics with NFL rank: TOTAL OFF. YARDS PER GAME *--* Team Yards Rank Chicago 324.9 15th Indianapolis 379.4 3rd *--* YARDS RUSHING PER GAME *--* Team Yards Rank Chicago 119.9 15th Indianapolis 110.1 18th *--* POINTS PER GAME *--* Team Pts. Rank Chicago 26.7 T2nd Indianapolis 26.7 T2nd *--* YARDS RECEIVING PER GAME *--* Team Yards Rank Chicago 215.4 15th Indianapolis 274.8 2nd *--* YARDS PASSING PER GAME *--* Team Yards Rank Chicago 205.1 14th Indianapolis 269.
August 29, 2012 |
Peyton Manning is known for being one the NFL's foremost technicians, a player who is constantly refining and tinkering with his game. As a result, the new Denver Broncos quarterback is the league's only four-time most valuable player. In a conference call with the media Wednesday, NBC's Tony Dungy, formerly coach of the Manning-led Colts, gave an interesting example of Peyton's dedication to improving and helping the players around him improve. "We drafted Anthony Gonzalez in Indianapolis, and Peyton Manning went twice a week to Columbus and threw with him for an hour-and-a-half while he was still in school," Dungy said of the Ohio State receiver selected with the 32nd pick of the 2007 draft.
October 21, 2013 |
Living on a golf course is supposed to be a good thing. But it seems that someone forgot to inform a Nevada man that it comes with the occasional errant shot in your backyard. Jeff Fleming of Reno has pleaded guilty to battery with a deadly weapon after shooting a golfer whose wayward ball shattered a window at his home beside the Lakeridge Golf Course last year. The 53-year-old Fleming became so enraged that he ran onto the course with a shotgun and fired a single round.
July 26, 2012 |
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — When he was quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning was surrounded by standout receivers — sure-handed players such as Marvin Harrison, Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark and Pierre Garcon. But how much of that was Manning turning those players into stars with his pinpoint targeting? "I think it was a combination," said John Elway, Denver's executive vice president of football operations. "They got so good because of the years that they had together and the feel that they had in certain situations.