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Week 4 Recap: Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears

The defense was the key to Indianapolis getting a win on Sunday against Chicago. Philip Rivers only had to throw one touchdown to Mo Alie-Cox, and from then on, the Colts defense did everything they could to get the win by a score of 19-11.

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Splash’s Top 100 (2020): Players 30-21

As we head toward the top 20, and the NFL season, here is Splash’s Top 100 for 2020: 30-21.

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Projecting the Top 10 for the 2020 NFL Season: Linebackers

Every year the NFL Network does its top 100 countdown based on the previous season. However, that’s the past, and we want to look forward to the future. Four of our writers have put together a 14 part series, predicting our top 10 at each position. We’ve also included the most under and overrated at each position.

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Indianapolis Colts 2020 Team Preview

The 2019 season seemed to be over before it even began for the Indianapolis Colts. During the preseason, Andrew Luck shocked the sports world as he retired, leaving Indianapolis and general manager Chris Ballard looking for answers.

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3 Burning Questions: Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts made some massive roster moves this offseason. Joe Heller takes a look at these moves and more in his latest edition of three burning questions:

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Colts GM Chris Ballard Deserves More Credit

Mason Thompson | October 28th, 2019 Following a disappointing 2016 campaign, the Colts decided to cut ties with General Manager Ryan Grigson. Grigson had taken a Colts team with a bunch of young, talented players and turned the team upside

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Indianapolis Colts 2019 Team Preview

Coming off a very disappointing 2017 season, where franchise quarterback Andrew Luck didn’t take a single snap as he recovered from a complex shoulder injury, the Indianapolis Colts’ started the 2018 season 1-6, including an overtime loss to the Houston Texans. However, Luck shook off the year long rust and the defense picked it’s game up around Defensive Rookie of the Year, Darius Leonard. The Colts to won nine of their last 10 games, including a win over the Tennessee Titans on the final night of the regular season. With a 10-6 record, the Colts got the final wild-card spot in the AFC and defeated the Texans 21-7 in the first round of the playoffs, but fell to the Kansas City Chiefs the next weekend, losing 31-13.

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NFL Rookie Hype List: Hit or Miss?

With 32 teams in the midst of regular-season preparation via training camp practices, we often see the hype for rookies spin out of control. It seems like every year without fail, NFL Twitter gets a hold of a couple clips of a corner making a nice interception, or a running back juking a linebacker and leaving them in the dust, and proclaims them as the next great thing. I’m here to look at seven players that were drafted in April that have seen a ton of chatter, and to give my predictions on if they will prove worthy from day one.

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Top 10 Linebackers in the NFL

Linebackers are crucial to being able to stop the run and play in coverage. Which ones have proved they are the best at doing those things? 1. Bobby Wagner Bobby Wagner is the best and most complete player on this

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2019 NFL Mock Draft: Giants land a new quarterback, Raiders replace Khalil Mack

In Griffin Clark’s third mock draft, the Raiders replace Khalil Mack with a new defensive lineman and the Patriots find Tom Brady’s successor, among many other picks.

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