The Colts and Broncos have already secured a playoff spot, with others offered the chance this weekend if all breaks right. The question is, which team will win the AFC Championship this year?
Indianapolis fans treated Peyton Manning like a returning hero before he led the Broncos against their team. Then the Colts treated Manning unkindly Sunday night, handing Denver (6-1) its first loss of the season, 39-33.
With the Colts and Broncos squaring off this week on Sunday Night Football, some are wondering if Indy, at home with a 4-2 record, can deal the juggernaut Broncos their very first loss of the season. Is this the week Denver falls?
Richardson, who rushed for 950 yards as a rookie despite playing most of last season with broken ribs, had gained just 105 yards on 31 carries this season and didn’t have the breakaway speed the Browns’ new regime was looking for.
With Boomer taking the day off, Craig was flying solo, which meant things got a little uncomfortable — like bathing-in-Body-Armor-sports-drink uncomfortable.
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Tom Coughlin was anything but happy. The Giants were limited to four field goals on five trips inside the Indianapolis 30.
Before the first half was over, wide receiver Victor Cruz (bruised heel) and defensive end Justin Tuck (slightly strained hamstring) also became a cause of concern.
Giants starting center David Baas also was knocked out of the game with a sprained knee.
Coach Coughlin plans to play his starters for 20 snaps in Preseason Week 2 against the Colts. The second unit with get 25 snaps.
New York Giants’ cornerback Terrell Thomas might play next week against the Jets.
The Indianapolis Colts are looking to continue moving forward in a rebuilding phase that moved forward about five years in just one season, but some pieces are still missing. That missing puzzle piece may have been found in running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who still has a lot of gas in the tank.
The Giants took a major gamble after last season, releasing the injury-plagued Bradshaw and handing the halfback job to David Wilson and Andre Brown. Bradshaw signed with the Indianapolis Colts on June 11.
Police say Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged has been arrested on gun-related charges after a traffic stop in Washington.
Freeney is looking for a job after he was informed by the Colts on February 15 that he would not be re-signed, and he’s excited about the possibility of joining the G-Men.