Buccaneers, Colts clash with both teams eyeing late run

When the calendar hits late November, it’s time for playoff-hopeful teams to start stacking wins. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts certainly fit that description as they play each other Sunday in Indianapolis. Despite being 4-6 after a 27-14 loss last week in San Francisco, Tampa Bay may be in a better position to make the postseason. That’s because they’re in the NFC South, where New Orleans leads the pack at 5-5. Get hot

Patriots overseas trying to seize season, crash Colts in Germany

Not to be confused with Brady vs. Manning, NFL fans in Germany will be treated to another matchup of popular NFL teams when the sub-.500 New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts play Sunday in Frankfurt. After the NFL came to Germany for the first time last season, Frankfurt received a turn with games in consecutive weeks. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Miami Dolphins 21-14 there last week. The Patriots (2-7), the

First win in books, Panthers, Frank Reich welcome Colts

Frank Reich won his first game as head coach of the Carolina Panthers last week and the timing couldn’t be better for his second. Reich is set to see his former team on the other side on Sunday when the Indianapolis Colts visit Charlotte, N.C. Generating offense is bound to be a priority for the Panthers and fixing defensive snags is something the Colts are desperate to accomplish. “I have a bunch of love and

Saints, Colts eye return to .500 after tough losses

The New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts have both lost their past two games, and both are coming off losses decided in the final minutes. Both at 3-4, the Saints and Colts will be trying to bounce back on Sunday afternoon when they meet in Indianapolis. The Colts have lost consecutive games for the first time this season, and three of their four losses have come by a combined 17 points. “I think in

Colts’ Gardner Minshew returns to Jacksonville to face Jaguars

The Indianapolis Colts are now Gardner Minshew’s team for at least four games — and possibly longer. With No. 4 overall pick Anthony Richardson (throwing shoulder) placed on injured reserve, Minshew can remind his former team about his skills when the Colts visit the Jacksonville Jaguars in an AFC South battle on Sunday. Minshew spent two seasons (2019-20) with Jacksonville and passed for 37 touchdowns against only 11 interceptions in 23 games (20 starts) while

Colts’ Jonathan Taylor might play as Derrick Henry, Titans visit

Now that he is practicing for the first time since August, Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor faces the question of whether he will play in the Colts’ AFC South showdown with the visiting Tennessee Titans on Sunday. First-year coach Shane Steichen wouldn’t commit to the idea after the Friday practice, saying of Taylor’s status, “We’ll see.” Taylor missed the first four games of the season recovering from offseason ankle surgery. “When you have an explosive