Jim Irsay says coach, new G.M. are “clicking on all cylinders”

He would have said the team is running like a “fine-tuned machine,” but that phrase already has been used this week. Instead, Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter to declare that his head coach, Chuck Pagano, and new G.M., Chris Ballard, are “clicking on all cylinders.” Irsay added that quarterback Andrew Luck “is healing”…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

Jim Irsay heaps high praise on new Colts GM

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is excited about new general manager Chris Ballard. In fact, Irsay feels that Ballard is the best general manager candidate in the nearly two full decades of the 21st century. Clearly, Irsay likes his guy. In fact, the Colts’ owner added that Ballard was chosen over a group of incredibly qualified candidates. If only he stopped there. Roughly...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Clear favorite’ for Colts GM job wants Chuck Pagano gone

According to multiple reports, Chris Ballard of the Kansas City Chiefs is the leading candidate for the vacant general manager job with the Indianapolis Colts. However, if he does end up coming aboard to guide owner Jim Irsay’s ship, then don’t be surprised if head coach Chuck Pagano ends up looking for another job.Friday night, Steven Albritton of KMBC reported Ballard is the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts to interview six candidates for GM opening

The Indianapolis Colts are diving into the search for Ryan Grigson’s replacement as general manager.The team announced Wednesday that six candidates will receive interviews for the open position. Over the next week, the Colts will interview Kansas City Chiefs director of football operations Chris Ballard, Seattle Seahawks co-directors of player personnel Scott Fitterer and Trent...
Via The Sports Daily
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Irsay: Pagano safe, Peyton not in picture as potential Colts GM

In the wake of the Indianapolis Colts firing general manager Ryan Grigson, many wondered if owner Jim Irsay was closing in on hiring Peyton Manning. Another question on all our minds was whether head coach Chuck Pagano would still be with the club in 2017.During the owner’s press conference in which he announced Grigson’s termination, Irsay answered both questions with some amount...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Grigson relieved of duties at Colts GM

After five years of manning the general manager position for the Indianapolis Colts, Ryan Grigson has reportedly been relieved of his duties. Hired in 2012, the best thing Grigson ever did was pick Andrew Luck No. 1 overall that year. But that’s about all we can laud.Colts fans everywhere are likely rejoicing over this news, as Grigson continuously failed to stock Indianapolis’...
Via Sportsnaut
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chuck Pagano assured he will remain with Colts in 2017

The Indianapolis Colts fell well short of expectations for the second consecutive year in 2016, but that is apparently not going to cost head coach Chuck Pagano his job. According to a report from Alex Marvez of Sporting News, Pagano has been informed by Colts owner Jim Irsay that the team is bringing him back for the 2017 season. Source tells @sn_nfl that @Colts HC Chuck Pagano...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Irsay ‘very unhappy’ with current state of Colts

The Indianapolis Colts had several opportunities to seize control of the AFC South in 2016, but they squandered all of them. With his team now 7-8 and having missed the playoffs for a second straight year, Colts owner Jim Irsay is not pleased. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Irsay is frustrated with the way the Colts have played and that some on the coaching staff fear he may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay believes the Colts could be 6-0

Owner Jim Irsay believes the Indianapolis Colts—who are currently in last place in the AFC South—could be undefeated in 2016 if not for a few unfortunate bounces. “We could be 6-0 if the ball bounces a little differently,” Irsay said, via the Indianapolis Star. Instead, the Colts are 2-4 and coming off one of the most embarrassing losses of the 2016 season. Up 23-9 over...
Via The Sports Daily
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay on anthem protests: ‘I think it’s the wrong venue’

Jim Irsay became the latest NFL owner to weigh in on the protest movement originally spawned by Colin Kaepernick and his decision to kneel during the national anthem. And much like the others who have made their respective opinions known, the frequently outspoken Indianapolis Colts owner views the anthem protests from a negative perspective. In essence, Irsay argues that the...
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October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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