Posts Tagged ‘bill polian’

Indianapolis Colts Hire Ravens Defensive Coordinator Chuck Pagano as Head Coach

The Colts have found their man, as the team has hired Chuck Pagano as their new head coach. The team made the announcement on its website. Pagano, who was the Ravens’ defensive coordinator in 2011, replaces Jim Caldwell, who was fired last week. The Ravens tough D allowed the third-fewest yards and points in the […]

Colts Owner Irsay Cleans House – Out with Bill Polian and His Son

Colts owner Jim Irsay has cleaned house, firing Vice Chairman Bill Polian and his son, Vice President and General Manager Chris Polian, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports. Irsay will meet with the media at 5pm ET. Polian was in his 13th season with the Colts, overseeing “all football and administrative aspects” with the team. Under Polian, […]

All Signs Point to the Colts Firing Coach Jim Caldwell

It’s starting to sound more and more like the Colts are going into the offseason with not only the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in April, but also a new coach. Various reports are stating that current coach Jim Caldwell, no matter what happens in the final three games of the current 0-13 […]

Bill Polian Says Colts Will Consider Taking a QB in Draft

Bill Polian says the Colts may look for Peyton Manning’s successor in the next NFL draft. Without discussing specific names, Polian, the Colts’ vice chairman, told radio listeners he had already spoken with Manning about using Indy’s first-round draft pick on a quarterback and that Manning is “fine” with that. Speculation, of course, has centered […]

Manning Remaining On Active Roster To Practice, Not Play says Polian

Last night on his weekly call-in radio show Colts vice chairman Bill Polian was asked a question by a fan about Peyton Manning and why, despite his neck ailments, he was still on the active roster. Polian answered by saying that the Colts want to keep Peyton on the active roster so that, perhaps, towards […]

Colts QB Manning Says He’ll Take Less Money if it Means Keeping Players

Colts star QB Peyton Manning made it clear to Colts owner Jim Irsay and vice chairman Bill Polian that he does not need to be the league’s highest paid player if the team will invest the money instead in retaining core players. Manning wants action more than assurances, and he wants his contract done by […]

Colts President Polian Says Team Making Progress with Manning

Colts President Bill Polian says the team is making progress on a long-term deal with Peyton Manning before the March 3 labor pact expires. Last week, Indianapolis gave the only four-time MVP in league history the exclusive franchise tag, which prevents Manning from negotiating with other teams as a free agent. If he plays under […]

Colts’ M*A*S*H Unit Gets Ready for Texans’ Rematch

With an eye on getting “revenge” on the Houston Texans in a crucial Monday Night Football AFC South grudge match at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Indianapolis Colts (4-2) are dealing with a slue of injuries.  Right now it is “Next Man Up” time in Indy and superstar quarterback Peyton Manning has to be looking around […]