Trace Pyott

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  1. Trace Pyott

    Did luck look thinner to anyone else?

    Just so everyone knows I'm not saying he looks bad or anything. He just looked huge in the pics I saw of him this spring and I just thought maybe he lost some of that mass. I'm probably wrong though based on that pic lol. Btw it's crazy how u wouldn't think he has abs like that when he's wearing his uniform. Dang he's ripped. Could you imagine Peyton with abs like that? Lol.
  2. I know it's off-season and teams are being super conservative and vanilla but I was just wondering what you guys thought about our new coaching schemes and especially the play calling. I for one really enjoyed the offensive plAy calling especially going for that one 4th down that we converted. It just seemed less predictable and I really liked the 4 wr sets we ran. No joke I think I saw better drawn up plays in that one pre season game than the whole season last year.
  3. I dunno if it's because I haven't seen him in live game action in a long time or what, but he seemed to me much smaller than the pics I saw of him a few months ago where he looked like a linebacker. I'm not alarmed or anything I'm just wondering if maybe my eyes were playing tricks on me. I wouldn't be surprised if he did lose weight from the offseason considering all the practicing in the heat and all that.
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    My theory on luck situation.

    For those guys who didn't quite understand my analogy (I admit it wasn't the best but I was half asleep) I will re explain what I meant. I was basically saying that if the season was starting tomorrow than luck would be throwing but it isn't, so they are taking all the time possible to get his body built up for the time when it is time to start throwing. I think they probably fear that if they start him too early he might hurt himself again so why not take it down to the very last second but still allowing him enough time to prepare to start game 1 of the season. Some people might have taken what I was saying as pessimism but I'm thinking luck will be ok they are just being super conservative this time and want him In some of the best shape of his life when he starts throwing again.
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    My theory on luck situation.

    I'm no doctor but my theory on the luck situation is this and I'm going to try my best at 4 am to explain this so bear with me lol. I think they are going to work luck out and gain as much strength and work on his throwing motion as much as possible and just see what happens when training camp comes. Basically it's like a town that's under siege with low supplies and they know they might get conquered but they at least are building moates and defenses as much as they can until the day comes that they are under attack. They know it might not work but they know it's their only hope and chance so they are going to do whatever they can do. My fear is they aren't too confident in luck and they are thinking ok, he has had enough time to recover let's build him up and do what we can and he's got until training camp starts, and if all that stuff has worked then great but we will not let him throw a real football until then. I think he may be ok to throw real balls now but they are just squeezing as much prep work in there as they possibly can that way when the time comes for him to throw they have exhausted all efforts and they will know one way or another definitely if he will play again. Sorry again if this is a jumbled mess. I'm sleepy but can't sleep and figured I would write what I think is happening. I may be wrong and mostly likely am but it's just what my gut says. Do you guys feel that this what they are doing with him?
  6. Yah I could spend god knows how long looking it up or ask colts fans about it and get an informed opinion and have an actual discussion. Thanks for the amazing info. I bet you feel much better being a rude smart * for no reason.
  7. I was curious with the lack of signings so far and the somewhat large amount of cap space we have if there is a rule on how much a team has to spend in order to maintain league parity? Also how long can a team allow their savings to roll over? For instance there has to be a rule where a team can save 10m under cap for 10 yr and all of a sudden use that 100m in one year right? While I'm here do you guys think that possibly Ballard knows luck isn't going to play or that something is wrong with him and that's why he isn't going full steam ahead on free agency? I like building through the draft but the two aren't mutually exclusive. You can do both. I just think there has to be some reason why he hasn't went all in on offensive line when it's a no brainer. Could he be wanting to see how the new system works and if luck can get rid of the ball quicker and thus make the line look a lot better than it has with the horrible play calling of the past? I'm just trying to figure out what's going on. There has to be a reason right?
  8. Could the lack of free agent acquisitions be related to Andrew lucks health? Is there any way that Ballard knows something we don't and has decided that we won't be competing next year and to stay put? I'm not saying this is what's happening I'm just asking could it be?? I just cannot for the life of me understand why he's being so stingy with the cap money. We have to get an o line or luck is going to get killed. It's like he thinks it's coming out of his own pocket. Oh well if he doesn't care about fielding a winning team why should we?
  9. Wow!!! This is absolutely maddening. How we didn't know that teams would do their due dilligance and scout our tendencies and basically be able to predict our offense in the 4th quarter better than mrs Cleo could have is beyond me and more than my simple human mind can comprehend. My main question is who gets the blame? I'm not sure how much pagano meddled in the offensive game plan but I guess even if it was chuds fault pags should of told him to knock it off and be less predictable. Running it 100% of the time in any formation is just inexcusable. My Daugther playing madden (she's 6) could call a better game and make it less predictable than that by randomly hitting buttons on the play selection screen and I'm not lying. Literally Chud pulling plays out of a hat would of been better and less predictable than this madness. Wow!!! Wow!!
  10. Trace Pyott

    Bills looking at Rob Chudzinski, Mike McCoy

    Man it's crazy how things change on here. I can remember when we got rid of pep how excited everyone was to have a "creative and real offensive coordinator finally calling the plays". I even remember being excited after the Denver game thinking the colts had finally turned the page and would be a very well oiled machine for years to come. Let's just say that never happened. On a side note it seems mAny people want luck to be in a more west coast style system. Can anyone tell me what kind of system Peyton ran during his time in Indy? I remember it being super reliant on play action but I'm not too keen on the different offensive systems.
  11. I will be the first to admit that I am no expert on offensive line and blocking schemes and I rarely follow college football I'm just too busy. Anyways, in the beginning of the year all I heard was people on here saying we should draft mcglinchey and people were saying he was the best o line prospect in a long time. Now all I seem to hear is people saying we should draft Nelson. Who is the better player and what are their strengths? Is one player better at pass blocking or run blocking? Based on our needs, who do you see us drafting and if we decide to trade our pick,how far back could we go back and still get one of the two? Would there be any way we could get both? Thanks in advance!
  12. Trace Pyott

    Colts Vs. Broncos Thursday Night Football Game Thread

    This team is soooo bad. Brisett is not the answer either. I seriously wonder how much worse tolzein would of been.
  13. Trace Pyott

    Is a 4-3 similar to a tampa 2?

    I have absolutely no idea about defensive schemes and I'm probably going to be laughed off the board here but I keep hearing people saying they wish we ran a 4-3. My question is , isn't that what we ran when dungy and then Caldwell were the coaches? The main reason I'm confused is people always said that freeney was good in a 4-3 and couldn't be good in a 3-4 and that's why we got rid of him so I always assumed we ran some type of 4-3 back then. Can someone tell me the main difference in laymans terms as to the differences in those two defenses. Like is one better at stopping the pass or getting to the qb and is one better at stopping the run? I just seem to remember the Tampa 2 being almost like prevent where our dbs played way back to keep the play in front of them. If that's true I def don't want anything close to that. I absolutely despise prevent defense and I think it's lost us a few games during the last few years but I digress.
  14. Trace Pyott

    How many of our recent free agents will be back?

    Bwahahahaha you made me literally lol with the colts aren't dialing from that area code comment hahaha!! Great one!
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    How many of our recent free agents will be back?

    What about John Simon? Wasn't he playing pretty well until he got injured? Is he on a one year deal too?