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One Percent Better: A show about the Indianapolis Colts

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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

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English


Episodes

Colts Offseason Mailbag: RB decisions, Carson Wentz' floor, Justin Houston's return & more

4/6/2021
As the Colts' front office transitions from free agency to the draft, Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer open up the mailbag to get your questions regarding the most burning questions, from how the running backs will split carries, what to expect with the coaching staff, Carson Wentz' floor, what will happen with Justin Houston and much more. Get the best possible deal on a new sub to The Athletic at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:07

Keeping TY Hilton, more free agency moves, needs left to address & more

3/26/2021
TY Hilton is returning in 2021. Could he have his best season in recent years? The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer discuss his possible impact on Carson Wentz's offense + dig into the recent line depth issues, free agency signings, holes left to fill and more. Get all-access to The Athletic FAST to cash in on our $1 per month deal at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:22

Carson Wentz speaks, Jim Irsay defends Chris Ballard & why the Colts haven't been more active in free agency

3/19/2021
With a week of free agency gone by with very little splash from the Colts, what did Jim Irsay have to say? The Athletic's Colt writers Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer break down the audio of the presser, plus Carson Wentz meets with the media for the first time and the guys preview what could be next for the Colts in free agency. Get all access to The Athletic with an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:45

Free agency strategy, the need to keep TY Hilton, Wentz talk, cap questions & more

3/10/2021
The Colts aren't expected to make many moves in free agency, but what about the need to keep T.Y. Hilton around long-term? How about Xavier Rhodes? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer bring you a little free agency primer edition of One Percent Better, plus Zak fills you in on how Carson Wentz might fit in with the Colts. Get exclusive discount access to The Athletic at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:02

Carson Wentz questions & rumors debunked with Zach Berman of Birds With Friends

3/1/2021
Ever since the trade for Carson Wentz, Colts fans have been asking themselves things like "was this the right move?" and "what went wrong in Philadelphia?" The Athletic's Zach Berman of the Birds With Friends podcast joins Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer to shed some light from the Eagles perspective on why they gave up on Wentz, where it went wrong, and whether or not his best days are behind him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:39

Carson Wentz is a Colt - is this Chris Ballard's riskiest move?

2/18/2021
The Colts rocked the NFL world on Thursday by trading for QB Carson Wentz. Is this the riskiest move GM Chris Ballard has made so far? What's the floor and ceiling for Wentz in Indianapolis? Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer bring you immediate reaction to the trade news on an emergency One Percent Better. Get all-access coverage on The Athletic for only $3.99 per month at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:37

Matt Stafford rumors, Nick Sirianni gets a head coaching job, offseason priorities & more

1/27/2021
What is the possibility of Matt Stafford becoming a Colt? Will Nick Sirianni have success as a head coach? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer return to One Percent Better to discuss these questions and more offseason Colts headlines as the rumor mill keeps on churning. Get full access to The Athletic for only $3.99 at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:04

Philip Rivers retires...what's next at QB?

1/20/2021
Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer react to Philip Rivers' decision to retire and look ahead to what the QB position might look like for the Colts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:16

Catching up with Chris Ballard on the future of Philip Rivers & these Colts

1/15/2021
The One Percent Better guys got a chance to catch up with Colts GM Chris Ballard for over an hour this week. Now Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer bring you all the highlights of where this Colts team is going, the future of Philip Rivers, the draft and more straight from the GM to you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:56

Colts 24 Bills 27 - The season ends...run it back with Philip Rivers?

1/10/2021
The Colts 2020 season ends in Buffalo at the hands of Josh Allen. Has this team reached its peak with Philip Rivers, or should they run it back next season? The Athletic's Colt beat writers Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer bring their initial reactions to the loss and the end of the road for this version of the Colts. Stay tuned to The Athletic for all your Colts offseason coverage - theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:25

Wild Card Preview - How the Colts can beat the Bills

1/7/2021
It's playoff time! What can we expect against the Bills? A blowout? A close game? An upset? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer go through all the nuances of the matchup and the Colts' path to a win on a new One Percent Better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:23

Jaguars 14 Colts 28 - Playoff bound after a crazy season. How far can this team go?

1/4/2021
The Colts are in the playoffs! So how far can they go with Philip Rivers at the helm? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer look ahead to the postseason and review the final game of the regular season as One Percent Better marches on into 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:47

Colts 24 Steelers 28 - A second-half rut & the Colts no longer control their own destiny

12/28/2020
And just like that, the Colts no longer control their own playoff destiny. Thanks to some second-half blunders and questionable calls, the Colts now must hope the football gods smile on them in week 17 for the postseason to be guaranteed. Join Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer for their reaction to the loss as they look ahead to the Jaguars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:39

Texans 20 Colts 27 - The Colts keep winning, Pascal & Buckner show up & the playoff push continues

12/21/2020
After another Colts win, what needs to happen for clinching the playoffs, and more importantly, success in the playoffs? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer dig into the win over the Texans and look ahead to Pittsburgh as the Colts make a final push for the postseason. Sign up for The Athletic and get 2-for-1 at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:30

Colts 44 Raiders 27 - The offense shines, Kenny Moore defies logic & the Colts are in the hunt!

12/14/2020
The Colts dominated when they needed to most, en route to a 44-27 victory over the Colts. Join The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer as they fill you in on just how big this win was for the Colts' playoff chances, plus reviewing Philip Rivers' performance, TY Hilton, Kenny Moore's insane interception, the rest of the defense and more on One Percent Better. Get access to The Athletic with our exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:41:52

Playoff hopes are still alive...could a win in Las Vegas seal the deal?

12/10/2020
If the Colts win this weekend in Las Vegas against the Raiders, what would that do for their playoff chances? The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer preview the game thru the lens of a potential playoff berth, plus a deep look at the matchup between the Raiders defense and the Colts offense, predictions and more. Take advantage of our latest deal by subscribing 2 for 1 at theathletic.com/onepercentbette Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:40

Colts 26 Texans 20 - A win is a win, but why aren't we satisfied?

12/7/2020
The Colts move to 8-4 after a win over the division rival Texans. But why aren't we happier about the result? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer break down the good and bad from the victory and look ahead to the Colts' remaining schedule on this postgame edition of One Percent Better. Cash in on our exclusive discount to The Athletic at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:38

Texans on the horizon, aiming for the playoffs & hoping to be at full-strength

12/3/2020
The Colts have been riddled by COVID concerns and some injuries as of late. Could reinforcements be ready to make a playoff push? With the Texans up next, Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer preview the biggest aspects of the game for the Colts, what we can expect in terms of personnel returning, predictions and more on One Percent Better. Cash in on a subscription to The Athletic with our exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:39:49

Titans 45 Colts 26 - The defense caves at the worst time...did the Colts miss their shot?

11/30/2020
After a hugely disappointing lopsided loss to the Titans, did the Colts miss their chance to control their playoff fate & possibly the division? The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer review the 45-26 loss to Tennessee through the lens of the defense, Philip Rivers, Frank Reich and more on One Percent Better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:38

Titans on the horizon, where the Colts stand in the division & looking to fix the run game

11/25/2020
With the Colts taking control of the division, can they maintain it after hosting the Titans on Sunday? Is this their biggest test yet? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer look ahead to the matchup, analyze the running game & more ahead of week 12. Take advantage of The Athletic's Black Friday deal at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:07