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50 years of real Cleveland winners (slideshow) – The Plain Dealer (blog)

50 years of real Cleveland winners (slideshow)The Plain Dealer (blog)Cleveland’s sense of worth shouldn’t suffer because its last major league sports title came in 1964, when the original Browns won the NFL championship — beating the Baltimore Colts, in what now ranks as one of sport’s great ironies. The Cleveland area … …read more Source: […]

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Hazy flashbacks from members of the 1964 Browns remain Cleveland’s most … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerFor members of that ’64 Browns team, recollections of the 27-0 title-game trouncing of the Baltimore Colts remain intact, but memories of the celebration and aftermath of Cleveland’s most recent championship have faded. Yet, because of a drought …Cleveland Browns: Latest Combine News and RumorsBleacher ReportAlex Mack re-signing Cleveland Browns’ ‘priority No. 1’NFL.comCleveland […]

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2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Draft Prospects with the Most to Gain in Indy – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportFor players whose draft stocks are more in flux, the combine is a legitimate opportunity to improve one’s draft stock. Along with impressing in positional drills and in interviews with NFL teams, running fast, jumping high and/or dominating the bench …NFL Draft 2014: Jace Amaro, Rob Blanchflower among New England Patriots …MassLive.com (blog)2014 NFL […]

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Colts hire former Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe Colts hired Rob Chudzinski — fired in December as Cleveland’s head coach after one season — to be special assistant to head coach Chuck Pagano. “Rob and I have a long professional relationship and his resume speaks for itself,” Pagano said in a …Rob Chudzinski hired by Indianapolis Colts as special assistantThe Plain […]

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Colts scouring Senior Bowl for NFL draft prospects – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarWith an NFL-record 98 college underclassemen having declared for May’s draft, there’s a good chance some of the players selected by the Colts this year won’t have played in any of the college all-star games. Those are generally limited to seniors, so …5 Cost-Effective Moves Indianapolis Colts Should Make This OffseasonBleacher Report all 24 […]

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Report: Stanford’s Derek Mason leading candidate for Vanderbilt – USA TODAY

USA TODAYStanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason has emerged as the leading candidate to be Vanderbilt’s next football coach. 247Sports.com is reporting that the deal is close. Mason, who was believed to be the favorite all along, would become the 28th coach in …Reports: Stanford’s Derek Mason to become new Vanderbilt head coachSan Jose Mercury NewsSource: […]

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LeGarrette Blount is a force again as Patriots run over, around, and past Colts – Boston.com

Boston.comWhen Bill Belichick praises LeGarrette Blount — something that is becoming as familiar from the coach during Patriots postgame media festivities as the phrase “all three phases” — he is always quick to cite a victory over the Falcons in Week 4 as an important …Patriots unleash a beastABC NewsSecondary does a first-rate job on […]

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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 Q: Patriots’ new formula? GROSS:Andrew Luck slobbers everywhere.Preview: Colts at PatriotsReutersSorting the Saturday Pile: Patriots run by Colts 43-22CBSSports.comCharles Barkley embraces Patriots locker room like […]

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Live: Pats running away, lead Colts, 43-22 – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady congratulates running back LeGarrette Blount on his first quarter touchdown in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on Saturday January 11, 2014.Former Patriots WR Branch inactive for ColtsBoston.comPatriots run their way to 43-22 fourth-quarter leadThe Providence JournalNew England Patriots catch break on botched puntNFL.comFanSided –Daily Astorianall […]

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Bell Tolls: Big litmus test for Colts on Patriots’ turf – USA TODAY

USA TODAYConsider the path the Indianapolis Colts have taken to advance to the AFC divisional playoffs, and there is no denying the statements they made along the way with victories against quality opponents. The Colts won at San Francisco. They handled Seattle.Colts’ Luck faces steepest test vs. PatriotsNew York PostNFL divisional playoff preview: Colts, Luck […]

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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 chance to do that again tonight. The New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, who have …NFL playoffs: Elite kickers face offNorthJersey.comGostkowski, Vinatieri get kicks in […]

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MAPS: Which NFL Teams Every County In The US Is Rooting For In This Weekend – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleFacebook made these county-by-county maps of who’s rooting for who in this weekend’s NFL playoff games. It’s based on Facebook likes, and it’s pretty cool. Some takeaways: The entire south loves the Saints; Mississippi likes the Colts, for some reason …Video: NFL Experts offer extra insight on this weekend’s gamesSan Jose Mercury NewsSo […]

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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 be the quarterback’s 25th playoff game, and he’ll be looking for …Andrew Luck out to match ‘standard’Boston HeraldNew role players in latest Colts-Patriots dramaBoston GlobePro […]

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Game Preview: Patriots host Colts in divisional playoff game – Patriots.com

Patriots.comThis week’s game will be the fourth postseason meeting between the two teams. The Patriots are 2-1 in the postseason against the Colts. The Patriots beat Indianapolis, 24-14, in the 2003 AFC Championship Game and 20-3 in a Divisional Playoff Game in …AFC Wildcard Game Thread: Chargers vs. BengalsPats PulpitPatriots will host Indianapolis Colts in […]

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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 a loss. There are probably several ways to interpret the meaning of …Andrew Luck leads Indianapolis Colts back from 28-point hole to beat Kansas …azcentral.comWould […]

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick views Colts quarterback as a thoroughbred – Enterprise News

Enterprise NewsIn just his second season in the NFL and at 24 years of age, the Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck is, in Bill Belichick’s opinion, “one of the top quarterbacks in this league already.” The Patriots head coach began preparing in earnest for Luck and the Colts …Patriots draw Indianapolis, LuckThe Union LeaderPatriots will host […]

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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 divisional round. The teams will meet Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.Patriots will host Colts in divisional roundBoston HeraldPatriots Need Some Good Luck Against ColtsPatsFans.comHilton a […]

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Chiefs vs. Colts, 2014 AFC Wild Card: Indy’s ‘stunning comeback’ frustrates KC … – SB Nation

SB NationThat fumble return was reminiscent of the 2007 AFC Championship game, when the Colts fumbled but center Jeff Saturday picked it up for a score. In that game, the Colts pulled off a stunning comeback. In this game, Donald Brown fumbled but quarterback …Colts Rally from 28-point Deficit to Advance to AFC Divisional RoundColts.comNFL […]

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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 playoff history? Think again. Sometimes you make your own luck, and …Sorting the Saturday Pile: Comeback Colts top Chiefs in epic styleCBSSports.comChiefs vs. Colts, 2014 […]

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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 historic performance for all the wrong reasons. Alex Smith is the first QB in …Colts show mettle, maturity in victoryABC NewsThe Chiefs’ playoff curse is […]