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Colts Cast: Positional review heading into the offseason | Running Backs

As we continue with our look at the Indianapolis Colts' roster, Matt Danely moves on to the running backs today. The Colts currently have Marlon Mack, Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins as young pieces, and had a solid season with three RBs in their first two seasons in the league. How do the Colts see these three individually as the offseason approaches, and how does their value reflect what the Colts choose to do with the position?


Colts Cast: Positional review heading into offseason | Quarterbacks

Today we kick off our look at the Indianapolis Colts' roster and how we could see some transition at some key positions. The Colts overachieved this year for the most part. Now, whether you want to consider that to be due to talent that overachieved itself, a combination of talent and coaching that assisted in getting that done, or it being due to fantastic drafting and getting production from the team's rookie class, that's up to you. One way or another, it happened. And now the Colts will...


Colts Cast: How the Colts surprised even the most optimistic fan; How bright is the future in Indy?

The Indianapolis Colts notably started the season 1-5, and finished as the hottest team in the league winning 10 of their last 11 games of the regular season. Naturally, the Colts season ended in the Divisional round in Kansas City with a bit of a fizzle. But, this isn't a funeral, rather far more like the birth of the new-look Colts. Also on today's show, Matt dives in to news of Chris Ballard earning the PFWA's Executive of the Year honor as well as the Colts looking to move in another...


Colts Cast: Examining Colts-Chiefs Divisional Round matchup with Pete Sweeney of Arrowhead Pride

The Indianapolis Colts have moved on to the AFC Divisional Round and will now head to Kansas City to battle the Chiefs in a heavily anticipated matchup against the best offense in the NFL, and the hottest team in the NFL. Pete Sweeney (Editor in chief at Arrowhead Pride) joins Matt Danely today to discuss everything about this matchup. Just at a glance, we see the top NFL offense during the regular season that will be butting heads with the Colts' top-10 defense, and an explosive Colts...


Colts Cast: A look at the Colts success in Wild Card win; How the Colts match up against the Chiefs

The Indianapolis Colts proved everything they needed to in their 21-7 Wild Card victory over the Houston Texans. They were matched up against the top rushing defense and more than handled their business with a 200-yard rushing game featuring Marlon Mack dissecting their front seven. The Colts also turned the Texans into a one-dimensional offense and took away some of their key playmakers via great play by Pierre Desir, Kenny Moore, Darius Leonard and several more. Additionally, the Colts...


Horseshoes with Holder: Colts advantages over Texans in Wild Card matchup; Keys to victory

The Indianapolis Colts are back in the postseason for the first time since 2014, and their first battle will take place in Houston against the Texans who hold the No. 3 seed in the AFC. The Colts come in as the No. 6 seed, and are considered to be one of the most dangerous teams in the Wild Card round due to their streak of winning 9 of their final 10 games. The Colts and Texans split their season series, and this rubber match should be a great one to behold. There are definite advantages...


Colts Cast: Colts finish season hot, set for Wild Card matchup with Texans

The Indianapolis Colts completed their season as one of, if not the, hottest team in the league and sealed up a playoff berth after their Week 17 victory over the Tennessee Titans. The Colts 33-17 win put them in as the No. 6 seed -- due to the Texans' win over the Jaguars earlier in the day -- and they'll now travel to Houston in the all-important rubber match between the two AFC South clubs. Chris Blystone joins Matt Danely to discuss the Colts' win over the Titans as well as a look...


Dark Horses: Colts vs Titans Matchups to watch and Playoff Scenarios

On this episode of the Dark Horses Podcast, Chris Blystone talks matchups to watch in the upcoming game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans as well as some of the other games taking place this week that will impact the Colts if they make the playoffs. Matchups to Watch · T.Y. Hilton vs Adoree Jackson · Anthony Walker vs Derrick Henry · Marlon Mack vs Titans run defense · Pierre Desir vs Corey Davis · Frank Reich vs Mike Vrabel round 2 Playoff Scenarios · If...


Horseshoes with Holder: Colts unique chemistry has loomed large in their success

The Colts survived a scare against the Giants and now face a play-in game against the Titans. Everything the team has worked for this season will now all come down to four quarters of football with their first-year had coach in Frank Reich. The Colts have won 8 of their last 9 games and are universally seen as a team that nobody wants to matchup with in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, but the team has one more thing to prove. They must prove that their last meeting with the Titans...


Colts Cast: Colts earn massive comeback win, set up for win-and-in situation in Week 17 vs Titans

The Indianapolis Colts (9-6) worked their way back from a 14-0 deficit in Week 16 against the New York Giants into the largest win of the season. Their 28-27 comeback victory has set them up with a win-and-in situation against the Tennessee Titans in Week 17, and following a 1-5 start to the season, the Colts control their own destiny. Today on the show we'll briefly recap the highs and lows of the Colts win over the Giants. How T.Y. Hilton has continued to get involved, and have breakout...


Horseshoes with Holder: Matt Eberflus's rise; Marlon Mack joining great company in sophomore season

Stephen Holder of the Athletic is back with his latest episode of Horseshoes and today he has another great episode for you to enjoy. Among other things today Stephen discusses how Matt Eberflus has managed to turn around the Colts' defense and whether his success could translate into him becoming a legitimate head-coaching candidate. Also, find out in what way Marlon Mack has put himself in the same category as Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley as he continues to impress in his sophomore...


Dark Horses: Recapping Colts vs Cowboys; Pro Bowl snubs, and a look at the AFC playoff picture

In this episode of the Dark Horses podcast Chris takes a look back at Colts vs Cowboys and then digs in to the Pro Bowl selections for the Colts and those guys who got left out. He also breaks down what needs to happen to get the Colts into the playoffs, and what they might be able to do once there. Game Recap · Marlon Mack’s big day · Luck doesn’t have to carry this team to get a quality win · T.Y. Hilton is ridiculously tough · Tyquan Lewis gets his first 2 NFL sacks Darius Leonard...


Colts Cast: Colts prove their defense's worth versus Cowboys; Colts' Pro Bowl selections and snubs

The Indianapolis Colts again put their best foot forward and took care of the Dallas Cowboys 23-0 in Week 15. As they sit at 8-6 with only two games to play, the Colts are very close to controlling their own fate as they have the New York Giants and Tennessee Titans left on their schedule. The Colts have the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens to deal with who are fighting it out for the AFC North and the No. 6 spot in the AFC playoff picture as well. Today we'll talk about the...


Colts Cast-Horseshoes with Holder Mash-up: Colts vs Cowboys preview

The Indianapolis Colts (7-6) have crossed off one 'must-win' game in Week 14's win over the Houston Texans, and now they have another against a very hot Dallas Cowboys (8-5) squad in Week 15. Today Matt Danely from the Colts Cast, and Stephen Holder from Horseshoes with Holder will join to discuss everything in relation to the upcoming matchup for the Colts, the AFC playoff picture and how Frank Reich has gotten this team to one of the most dangerous teams in the hunt and built the mindset...


Colts Cast: Colts cross Texans off the list, prepare for final stretch of the season with playoffs in mind

The Indianapolis Colts (7-6) were able to pull off a very important win over the Houston Texans (9-4) in Week 14 to keep their playoff hopes alive to the tune of 24-21. Andrew Luck had another explosive game, T.Y. Hilton destroyed the Texans' secondary yet again, and the Colts defense put together another impressive performance in spite of it being the only time this season that they haven't earned a takeaway. There were others who stepped up for the Colts offensively, including Zach Pascal...


Dark Horses Podcast: Recapping Colts vs Texans; Matchups to Watch Revisited; Playoff Implications

Stampede Blue's Chris Blystone is back with another edition of the Dark Horses podcast where he discusses all angles of the Indianapolis Colts and their trek to the post season. Here is a brief rundown of today's show. · Colts get a critical win to keep them in the playoff hunt · T.Y. Hilton’s huge game · Andrew Luck still playing at an MVP level · Denico Autry puts another week of multiple sacks together · Darius Leonard looks like the DROY Matchups to watch We revisit our matchups...


Colts Film Room: Individual Colts' 2018 Film Review with Zach Hicks

We typically use the film room podcasts to discuss the Indianapolis Colts' upcoming opponents for the coming week. Today, we will be taking a bit of a different approach to this week's show. Stampede Blue's Zach Hicks has done extensive film review for the site in recent weeks and, today, he joins Matt Danely to discuss some of what he's seen through his hours of film study. Here is a brief rundown of those who will be discussed on today's show.


Horseshoes with Holder: A revealing loss to Jaguars; Jack Doyle's value; T.Y. Hilton's thoughts on Week 13 loss

Stephen Holder is back with another edition of Horseshoes today and will hit on a few important topics in this episode. He'll recap the revealing loss to the Jaguars in Week 13, explain why it highlighted the value of Jack Doyle and how it presents a challenge for Frank Reich, who had his worst day of the season as a play caller. Also, hear what T.Y. Hilton said about Sunday's Texans game. Here is a brief rundown of the show:


Colts Cast: Colts face red hot Texans on the road; Keys to a Week 14 victory

The Indianapolis Colts (6-6) travel to face the Houston Texans (9-3) as their AFC South foes are in the midst of a 9-game win streak. The Colts are coming off of their worst performance of the season and the Texans find themselves putting their offense together to match their defensive output for the first time of the year over the past 5 games. This matchup is a must-win for the Colts as they hope to stay within arm's reach of a Wild Card berth as it appears that the division might already...


Dark Horses: Colts vs Jaguars; Revisiting matchups to watch; Colts playoff outlook

Today Chris Blystone talks briefly about the Colts disappointing shutout loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars before revisiting the matchups to watch from the game and then closing out by discussing how the results from week 13’s games will impact the Colts playoff chances. · A quick review of the Colts loss to the Jaguars · Revisiting matchups to watch o Jalen Ramsey vs Andrew Luck 2.0 o Myles Jack vs Colts RBs o Cody Kessler vs Colts DBs o Eric Ebron · Playoff implications from week...