Report cards: Colts can’t answer reinvented Patriots – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New England Patriots used a vicious ground game to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 on Saturday in the AFC divisional playoffs. Below are grades for each team. THE…

No lead safe with comeback kings – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady has been leading successful comebacks for more than a decade. Andrew Luck is just getting started. One of them should have a…

Brady on Robert Mathis, Andrew Luck, and facing old teammates – Boston.com

Boston.comFOXBOROUGH — Struck with a cold and donning a knit cap, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addressed the media ahead of Saturday’s divisional playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. It will…

Alex Smith proved he was the right man for the job – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Smith did something Saturday no other quarterback in NFL playoff history has managed — throw four touchdowns with no interceptions, and still come away with…

Patriots set to face Colts in AFC divisional round – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.comFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can prepare his players to stop Andrew Luck now that they’re set to play the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC…

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck saves day — but was it a lucky play? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesDid a lucky bounce, or play, help quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts win their first-round playoff game Saturday when they staged the second-biggest comeback in NFL…

Andrew Luck creates his own place in Colts history – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeINDIANAPOLIS — When the day comes and Tom Brady is no longer the franchise quarterback of the Patriots, the Foxborough Faithful can only hope that his replacement is as…

Alex Smith’s stellar performance made the wrong kind of history – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith threw for four touchdowns, no interceptions and more than 350 yards in Saturday’s 45-44 wild-card loss to the Indianapolis Colts. It was a…

Overwhelmed Early, Colts Overcome Chiefs – New York Times

New York TimesINDIANAPOLIS — Lucas Oil Stadium — the house that Peyton Manning built — opened in 2008, two seasons after Manning led the Indianapolis Colts to a victory in…

Andrew Luck scores the Luckiest touchdown to propel Colts comeback – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt feels both cliche and reductionist to attribute Indianapolis’s wild touchdown early in the fourth quarter to luck, as the Colts signal caller put on a quarterbacking clinic for…

Redskins Trade For Robert Griffin III (RG3) Was Washington GM Bruce Allen’s Work

It’s forgotten that Robert Griffin III wasn’t the actual first choice pick in the 2012 NFL Draft for the Washington Redskins. Seeing an openings, Washington Redskins’ General Maanger Bruce Allen…

Geno Smith Fires Agent Select Sports; Zennie62 The Reason

Geno Smith has fired his agent Select Sports, according to a tweet sent out by Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal. This one: Source: QB Geno Smith has left…

Geno Smith NFL Draft Interview: QB On Airraid Offense

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKwU15EJT-k Geno Smith didn’t even know that he’s the top passer in NFL Draft history, having thrown for more college yards than anyone save for 26 players, from Dan Marino…

NFL Draft 2013: Zennie62Media Approved For 9th Straight Year

The 2013 NFL Draft is just 12 days away and for the 9th straight time, Zennie62Media has been approved for the NFL Draft. It started in 2005, with this blogger’s…

NFL Pro Bowl Roster: Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck, Record Number Of Rookies At QB

The NFL Pro Bowl is today, and this year’s football all-star game features a surprise: former Indianapolis Colts and now Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and former Stanford Cardinal and…

Ravens Defeat Colts in AFC Wild-Card Game

After an inconsistent season with a banged up defense, the Baltimore Ravens pulled off a 24-9 win in the wild-card game of the playoffs against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.…

Colts (Stanford) Beat Green Bay (Cal) 30-27

It was the Indianapolis Colts hosting the supposedly better Green Bay Packers, but any real football fan knows it was really Cal vs. Stanford, NFL-style. That’s because Stanford’s Andrew Luck…

Chuck Pagano: Colts Coach Has Treatable Leukemia

Chuck Pagano, the new Indianapolis Colts head coach who has so successfully guided the development of Andrew Luck at QB, has what has been called a treatable form of leukemia,…

Stanford Upsets USC Without Luck, But With Shaw

The Stanford Cardinal wasn’t given much of a chance to be a force in the newly realigned Pac-12. The general media line was that the 2012 Cardinal would not be…

SF 49ers Get 1st Win In Green Bay Since 1990

The San Francisco 49ers went into Lambeau Field and beat the Green Bay Packers in dramatic fashion 30 – 22. The star of the game was Alex Smith, who played…

NFL Week One: Robert Griffin III Winning, Andrew Luck Losing

Robert Griffin III, the 2nd pick of the 2012 NFL Draft behind Andrew Luck, is leading his new team, the Washington Redskins, against the New Orleans Saints 33 to 17,…

Julie Buehler On The NFL Draft, The Colts, Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning

Julie Buehler is a one-woman army of awesomeness poised to take the sports media World by storm. I met Julie just before the 2012 NFL Draft, and the video above…

2012 NFL Draft And Social Media: Zennie62 On Tonya Hall Radio Tuesday Morning

The 2012 NFL Draft is history, and while “Draftniks” are grading how NFL teams did, this blogger’s looking at how the NFL itself performed in social media. This blog post…

RG3 Robert Griffin III Interview, Washington Redskins, NFL Draft 2012

Here’s the Robert Griffin III interview transcript thanks to the NFL, but as a note, this one doesn’t have all of the exchange in it, but enough for you to…

NFL Draft 2012 Mr. Irrelevant: Paul Salata Calls Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois; ESPN Fans Boo?

Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois, is the last pick of the NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, and 2012’s Mr. Irrelevant! When Paul Salata appears to end the NFL Draft…

Soccer Beats NFL At Twitter Tweets-Per-Second: Chelsea V Barcelona Over NFL Draft

The NFL bought the hashtag #NFLDraft today, but really should have done it on Thursday, the first day of The 2012 NFL Draft. Why? Because the League would have been…

NFL Draft 2012 2nd And 3rd Round Recap: Fleener Joins Luck In Indy

The NFL Draft 2012 started with an interesting development: after St. Louis opened with the selection of Appalachian State’s Brian Quick (which was a head-scratcher choice over Ga Tech’s Stephen…

Colts Andrew Luck Interview At 2012 NFL Draft NYC 1st Round

Andrew Luck is now officially the Quarterback of Indianapolis Colts, set to ‘replace’ the legendary Peyton Manning. In his interview, he seemed relaxed, but from my angle Luck’s left leg…

Andrew Luck Officially An Indianapolis Colt QB At NFL Draft #NFLDraft

Stanford QB Andrew Luck was just selected as the Indianapolis Colts first NFL Draft 1st Round QB taken since 1998, and one Peyton Manning became the man, and eventually a…

NFL Draft 2012 Draftees Twitter List Created

The 2012 NFL Draft is just outside of a week away, and you’re probably wondering if Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Justin Blackmon, or your other favorite future NFL stars…

NFL Draft: Andrew Luck’s 70-Yard Bomb Marks Pro Day

Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck had an outstanding Pro Day down on The Farm, as he threw 50 passes, completing 46 of them and in conditions that were less than perfect,…

Mini Kiper’s Top 10 Draft Eligable Quarterbacks for the 2012 NFL Draft

By Anthony Carillo 1. Andrew Luck, Stanford, 2. Robert Griffin III, Baylor, 3. Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma St. 4. Ryan Tannehill, Texas AM 5. Nick Foles, Arizona 6. Kirk Cousins, Michigan…

Colts Should Keep Peyton Manning, Get Robert Griffin III In 2012 NFL Draft

The Indianapolis Colts have been plugged in as the automatic next stop for Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck. But that’s OK only if Baylor Quarterback Robert Griffin III elects to remain…

Oregon Wins Rose Bowl, Bill Polian Fired By Colts

Happy New Year! These two news items may seem unrelated, but actually they are in the mind of this blogger. As I was watching the 2012 Rose Bowl (where Oregon…

Upset: Robert Griffin III Wins Heisman Over Andrew Luck

Robert Griffin III is a dream-stealer. The Heisman Trophy was all set to go to Stanford’s record-setting Quarterback Andrew Luck at the award ceremony last night. But, like NBA Commissioner…