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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

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

Packers 31 Colts 34 - The offense clicks, the defense stays solid & the Colts get a huge OT win

11/23/2020
Many fans and even the media didn't give the Colts a chance against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, especially in OT, but the Colts defense stepped up to the challenge to squeeze out a 34-31 win over Green Bay. How big was this for a Colts team with big aspirations? The Athletic's Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer recap the big week 11 win. Cash in on The Athletic's Black Friday deal at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:00

The Colts' solid secondary, special teams check-in & aiming for 7-3

11/19/2020
Zak Keefer called Sunday's game against the Packers his most anticipated of the season. What would a win against Green Bay do for this Colts team down the stretch? Zak joins Stephen Holder for one final discussion before Packers-Colts with emphasis on the defense, special teams, and an offense needing to stay locked in. Get access to The Athletic for a buck over here - theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:24

Colts Mailbag: Biggest surprises, improving the running game, Philip Rivers, Grover Stewart & more

11/17/2020
With the Colts coming off their "mini bye" and headed down the final stretch of the season, Zak Keefer and Stephen Holder take some time to answer YOUR questions about this team, from how the running game can improve to the chances of keeping Grover Stewart, the biggest surprises and disappointments so far and much more on a special mailbag edition of One Percent Better. Get access to the Athletic for just $1 at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:40:07

Colts 34 Titans 17 - Taking control of the AFC South, Pittman shows up & the defense keeps dominating

11/13/2020
After a huge second half in Nashville, the Colts take control of the AFC South with a big win over the Titans. Can they maintain their trajectory as the season progresses into the playoffs? The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer break down the win with focus on Michael Pittman Jr's performance, Philip Rivers, the defensive dominance & much more on One Percent Better. Remember to cash in your $1 and become a member of The Athletic! Go to theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about...

Duration:00:47:17

Ravens 24 Colts 10 - Wasting a historic defense, Philip Rivers' inconsistency & where's Jonathan Taylor?

11/9/2020
With the defense holding Lamar Jackson and the Ravens to an underwhelming outing, why can't the Colts' offense carry their weight? Are they wasting a historically great defense? The Athletic's Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer dive into their reaction to week 9 as the Colts drop to 5-3 on the season. Get your discount to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/aboutthemcowboys Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:34

Lamar Jackson & the Ravens bring a tough test...are the Colts ready?

11/5/2020
After all we've seen from this defense this year, are they ready for a test like Lamar Jackson and the high-octane Ravens? Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer preview week 9 with a word from Darius Leonard, picks, predictions and more on One Percent Better. Get access to The Athletic for $1 over at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:05

Colts 41 Lions 21 - Philip Rivers, Nyheim Hines, & this defense show up big

11/1/2020
After a dominant win over the Lions, are we now fully buying in to this team? Philip Rivers looked good. Nyheim Hines put on a show. And this defense keeps on doing their thing. Stephen Holder & Zak Keefer bring you postgame reaction as the Colts move to 5-2. Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:53