Disney World, bat-flipping, and this weekend’s long-awaited Patriots-Colts game in Indy were discussed in depth today. Thanks as always to Eric Wilbur for talking football in an informative and entertaining way and to Cross Insurance for sponsoring our weekly chat. More
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Everyone and their mother has an opinion about Deflategate, the latest Patriots scandal to take the sports world by storm. Sports columnists are firing away hot takes with impunity, former NFL players are sanctimoniously tut-tutting Coach Belichick from on high, and one of America’s biggest companies is poking fun at the Pats. Now, even Vice President Joe Biden has a take. More
Earlier this week, my colleague Eric Wilbur pointed out that unlike the Ravens, the Indianapolis Colts are not so easy to hate. Baltimore has their “smash-mouth” football and seemingly endless parade of players on the wrong side of the law, not to mention their irritable coach, the second-most annoying skipper in the league only behind his Michigan-bound brother.
But it’s time to get hyped for Sunday’s game, and that means finding reasons you should hate the Indianapolis Colts. Don’t worry, I’ve got plenty. More
One thing you can say about Andrew Luck is that he’s talented. The first pick of the 2012 draft has stepped into Peyton Manning’s shoes nicely, leading the Colts to the playoffs in each of his first three seasons. Another thing you can say about Luck is that he has the nastiest neckbeard professional sports has ever seen. More
Arguably the New England Patriots’ biggest rival team outside the AFC East is on its way to Foxborough for a postseason showdown at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. But the feud with the Indianapolis Colts just isn’t the same anymore. When Peyton Manning left Indy for Denver, he took the rivalry with the Patriots with him. Can Saturday’s game ignite a different kind of rivalry? More