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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a twice-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 for an additional bonus episode every single week: theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a twice-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 for an additional bonus episode every single week: theathletic.com/onepercentbetter
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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you a twice-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 for an additional bonus episode every single week: theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

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Episodes

Time to Face Reality?

12/2/2019
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Are the Colts really going to compete this season or was the loss to the Titans on Sunday an indication of what this team really is? The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring you their postgame analysis, locker room insight and more as the Colts drop to 6-6. Get a bonus One Percent Better each week + access to the entire Athletic network now and save 40% - theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:49:56

The 2010s: Who Makes the Team? (Besides Andrew Luck)

11/26/2019
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As we head to 2020, The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer combine their knowledge to bring you the definitive Colts team for the 2010s. Don't agree with the picks? Leave a comment on social media @TheAthleticIND. Subscribe now and save 40% at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:34:09

Still in Control?

11/25/2019
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With the loss to the Texans putting the division in jeopardy, what's the path to the playoffs for the Colts? The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer recap the loss and look ahead as Indianpolis falls at Houston 17-20. Subscribe to The Athletic for another episode weekly. Get 40% off at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:44:24

Back in the Driver's Seat

11/17/2019
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After the Colts dominated the Jaguars on Sunday, they seem to be in control of their own destiny in the division. Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer recap the win through the lens of the upcoming matchup with Houston as the Colts take aim at the playoffs. Get 40% off your subscription to The Athletic by going to theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

Duration:00:42:37

On the Outside Looking In

11/11/2019
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The Colts dropped a game at home to the 1-win Miami Dolphins, putting their playoff hopes in jeopardy. Will the Colts recover, or is the loss to the Dolphins a thesis for the season? Join The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer for exclusive insight following the loss on One Percent Better. Subscribe to The Athletic for every episode of OPB ad-free. Get 40% off at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:41:08

Jacoby's Out & Laces Out!

11/4/2019
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With the Colts losing in dramatic fashion in Pittsburgh, who should fairly accept the blame? Join Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer for their insight on the "laces out" controversy, Brian Hoyer's secret playbook and more on an all new One Percent Better. Get more One Percent Better and access to all of the exclusive ad-free content at The Athletic & save 40% now! theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:45:17

Mile High Moxie

10/28/2019
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The Colts racked up another win in a tough environment with an ugly 15-13 win over the Broncos. Join Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer for their full breakdown of Brissett's game, the issues with Rock Ya-Sin and more on a new One Percent Better. Remember to get 40% off your annual subscription to The Athletic by visiting our URL: theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:45:51

Taking Control of First Place

10/21/2019
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The Colts now sit in first place in the AFC South after 7 weeks with arguably the worst part of their schedule behind them. Everyone definitely saw this coming, right? Tune in for another episode of One Percent Better as The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer react to yet another surprising win by these "underdog" Colts. Subscribe to The Athletic for 40% off your annual subscription and never miss an episode of One Percent Better. Go to theathletic.com/onepercentbetter for the deal!

Duration:00:43:46

Bye Week Subscriber Mailbag

10/14/2019
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As the Colts look to continue their winning ways following the bye, Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer take a step back to answer questions from you, the subscriber, regarding the potential for a trade, an evaluation of Marlon Mack through 5 games and more. Subscribe to The Athletic to submit your questions, get an additional One Percent Better every week & more. Get 40% off the annual rate now exclusively at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:34:03

Silencing the Doubters

10/8/2019
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With no Andrew Luck, the Colts shocked the world on prime time TV Sunday night with a dominant defensive performance limiting Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs to 13 points in their own house. The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer share the inside story of why the victory in Kansas City came as no surprise to anyone in the Colts locker room. Want more One Percent Better? Subscribe to The Athletic now for 40% off and get every single episode: theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

Duration:00:55:27

Is the Sky Falling?

9/30/2019
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Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer bring their best guesses as to why the Colts fell to the Raiders at home in week 4, with a dissection of Keefer's film study, a closer look at Brissett, the defense and more on One Percent Better. Subscribe to The Athletic for every episode of One Percent Better at TheAthletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:48:33

Brissett Has The Reich Stuff

9/23/2019
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The Colts are 2-1, much to the surprise of just about everybody and thanks largely to the play of QB Jacoby Brissett. The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer review the win over the Falcons with a wide look at Brissett and head coach Frank Reich through 3 games.

Duration:00:47:09

Introducing The Lead

9/17/2019
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From The Athletic and Wondery, The Lead is the first daily sports podcast that will bring you one big story from The Athletic's all-star team of local and national sports reporters to make you the most knowledgeable sports fan in any room. Subscribe now to hear new episodes of the Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Check out theathletic.com/thelead to read stories featured on The Lead.

Duration:00:07:07

The Fate of Adam Vinatieri

9/16/2019
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The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer dive deep into the Adam Vinatieri situation, his fate with the Colts, and more storylines coming out of the Colts' first win of the season in week 2. Subscribe to The Athletic for an additional episode of One Percent Better every week. NEW from The Athletic & Wondery - The Lead Subscribe now to hear new episodes of The Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344

Duration:00:49:42

A Reason to Believe

9/10/2019
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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder break down the Colts' first game of the season with insight into what went wrong against the Chargers and why they feel more optimism than ever despite the loss. For every episode of One Percent Better, make sure to subscribe to The Athletic. Get 40% off your annual subscription at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:56:11

Is Jacoby Brissett the Answer?

9/2/2019
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Following the stunning retirement of Andrew Luck last week, The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer discuss the team's faith in Jacoby Brissett, the signing of Brian Hoyer, the cut to 53 and more as week one officially begins. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of One Percent Better at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:42:24

The Fallout of Andrew Luck's Retirement

8/27/2019
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The debut episode of One Percent Better comes with unfortunate circumstances as QB Andrew Luck abruptly decided to hang up his cleats over the weekend. The Athletic's Colts reporters Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer bring you the inside scoop of why it happened and what happens now in this exclusive podcast. Subscribe to The Athletic for every episode of One Percent Better at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:57:01

One Percent Better Trailer

8/22/2019
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Coming soon to The Athletic...Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder bring their signature podcasting style to a brand new show 'One Percent Better' covering all things Indianapolis Colts. With multiple episodes a week covering everything from game day to what's happening off the field, there is no better podcast to stay up-to-date on the Colts throughout the season. Subscribe to The Athletic for every single episode of One Percent Better at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter.

Duration:00:01:35