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  1. Phillip Dorsett, after yesterday's game, secured the #3 WR spot on the Colts depth chart, per the offensive scheme that Pep is using.While AJ is a great option, i see him as the designated 3rd down WR/RB, in siuations where we need a tough catch over the middle, or on the sideline to move the chains. Pep should consider a Red Zone package that includes big targets like A.Johnson, D.Moncrief, D.Carter, C.Fleener, D.Allen. Commentators around the league, have noticed how much Donte has elevated his game, because he's scored a TD in all 3 games this season. We shouldn't be worried in the least about TY not having a TD because teams are expecting TY on anything deep, so let them chase him for the first half, and come back to him in the second, unless he just rips the top off the defense.

  2. THIS BILLS game tape can be used to the Colts advantage, if Pep Ham would put down his Xbox 1 controller, get out of practice mode, and get this team ready for live game action. Let's give them (NFL teams) what they think want, and more of what they don't. During the 1st Quarter, maybe even the first half, distract them by simply letting them chase our $65 million-dollar TY-McLaren around field, while the other WR's,TE's, & RB's make plays. Pep's gotta come back home to his base package. Start inside, moving out....THROW THE BALL TO SOMEBODY, FIRST!!! THIS AIN'T MADDEN,.PEP!!!

  3. ...or was it just my imagination?


    I was at the game and it sure looked to me like the receivers were getting open by a half yard if that and even when they caught the ball the defenders were closing almost instantly.  Even Hilton was having trouble beating the guy across the line from him.


    Was it out-of-their-minds play by the Bills secondary, bad play by the receivers, bad playcalling by the O?


    "Hilton was having trouble beating the guy across the line from him".......The guy.....is Ronald Darby. The guy,,,,,is an ex-track & field star who can run with almost anybody......who should've been drafted by the Colts

  4. Yes they do, but not for this type of second_rate production. Ronald Darby, and Xavier Rhondes should've been in a Colts uniform, but are now, and will be the stars of their respective teams secondary. Greg Toler & Darius Butler are now special teamers, and should've been released when the Colts made their cuts. God help our team if the Bills had put Marquis Goodwin, Percy Harvin, and Sammie Watkins on the field at the same time. A loss is a loss, hopefully we'll get on back on track next week, against the JETS....

  5. It's so annoying, and yet so sad that he can't tame the beast with in. Next article on him may include him receiving some medical treatment, and a doctor pleading his case to the nfl for reinstatement. If he hasn't figured it out before turning 26, then i'd say he probably done.....

  6. Grigson absolutely did the right thing, and he told us what happenend in the Colts War Room. B.P.A. - Best Player Available...emphasis on availability....is who the Colts front office drafted, based on draft position, coaching, and scouting analysis, and players that have "Colt Traits", which means an ability to avoid being arrested, and a great understanding of what it means to protect the brand. Decisions, especially like this one, are the reason why i absolutely love, and sometimes hate the NFL draft. The draft is 95% Broadway Musical, 5% D.M.V. ticket selection process. By the time the automated caller said, "now serving ticket 29", all of the players on the Colts draft board, that they believed they could have drafted in that round, at that spot, WERE GONE, except one....Yes Dorsett was on their board, yes he was available, so they drafted him at that spot. After i calmed down, i was able to have a clearer read on why they drafted him, besides that so-called "Insurance scandal".


    Im not mad at them NOT drafting what was considered first round talent, because of what they've been thru with other players, unwhelming them. The common thread between most, if not all talent scouts, and NFL experts, was that there were no safties, worthy of a first round selection, and that all of the impact pass rushers would be taken early. The way i see it, if we couldn't at least get Alvin "Bud" Dupree, and we didn't, Phillip Dorsett is, and was the right choice, @ pick 29.

  7. Like Grigson, i didn't believe that any of the top edge rushers that were coveted by every team, would make it to #29, except one, base on a prayer...lol. I honestly thought that we would have a chance to grab Alvin "Bud" Dupree, or Randy Gregory(which Grigson decided against). It's difficult for me to appreciate how awesome of a player, Phillip Dorsett is, as i reflect on the Patriots dismantling & abusing our Dline with "Fat-backs & Hog-maw"_style running backs(excuse the southern food references). Grigson selecting Dorsett means that everyone he was high on, and thought he could get, was gone, so it made since to acquire more firepower for the offense, while searching for run stoppers in the later rounds. Somehow, we gotta get T.C. in a Colts uni.....make Vick Ballard give up that #26 he just so happened to put on.....

  8. This transistion for him will show whether or not he's what the Colts thought they were getting when they traded to get him, or if what Jim Brown originally said is true....The Raiders offensive lineman & scheme made Latavius Moore a potiential star, so TR should get a bigger contract for his "coming out party" next season....

  9. Forget Claiborne, I think Justin Gilbert(yea, another Cleveland trade)has a higher ceiling than Claiborne. Same measure-ables, but an electric punt returner. If we give up Bjorn' Werner, we're getting rid of 1st round dead weight, and getting a great successor to Greg Toler.

  10. JMV had one of the local media guys on the other day, and they were discussing the offseason. I think it was Conrad Brunner, but it could have been Mike Chappell. Anyway, the conversation turned to Grigson and Duron Carter. Conrad (now I think it was him after all) said something to the effect of: "Grigson seems to want to be the GM that finds 'the guy' that no one else in the NFL has heard of...and turn him into a star." I think he made a valid point. Grigson started as a scout and still has that blood in him to find the hidden gem. But more often than not it has not worked. Freeman has made an impact, but most of the the others have not....or were cut due to off the field issues.

    We have seen it with Adongo, Henoc Muamba, Da'Rick Rogers, McNary and others. Freeman is solid, and Whalen to a lesser extent, but the rest have been kinda duds or the jury is still out.

    Sure, every team gets a few UDFAs that turn into impact players. Polian was good at it (Jeff Saturday, Dominic Rhodes, etc). But it seems that unlike Polian, Grigson takes a few too many chances and goes with guys that have some real problems off the field. Maybe it's just me, but the conversation on the radio, and the recent signings of Carter and Heenan (both CFL standouts) got me to thinking about this. Is Grigson too much of a gambler? Or is it still too early to tell....

    This may be an old topic, but its my first time seeing this post,on this forum. Your description of Grigson's experiences put this into perspective for me and helps me to understand his mindset somewhat clearer. My fear/concern is that it seems that he has slowly fallen under the "Polian Spell" of drafting Grade A offensive talent, and C grade, CFL defensive talent. there's a reason those guys are playing there, and it aint all because they were overlooked. The espn analyst aren't always right, but if losing to all the top teams in the AFC conference, doesn't turn the light on, then we need another electrician who can fix the breakage/shortages in our wiring setup. Why not have a conversation with, or pay attention to a Dick Labeau, or experienced espn analyst, and try to acquire some nuggets of defensive wisdom from them before the draft. The Colts need to go in a different direction with the offensive line coaching as well. All the Colts have are pass blockers, who can only sustain blocks for a minimal amount of time. Run blocking regardless of strategy, requires strength at the point of attack, which the colts struggle with. Hopefully our offseason patchwork, will bring in some earth movers on both sides of the OL/DL.

  11. Trent is not a bad player. He just doesn't fit our scheme. Our blocking scheme is better suited for smaller scat backs like Bradshaw and boom. Power backs need a line that powl defenders and that's not our line.

    My sentiments exactly. Your post puts to rest every compliant about trent since he's been in indy, for me a least. When i look at schemes, i look at the type...of offensive linemen at team has. The strength of our Interior lineman is pass blocking, not run blocking. That being said, pass blocking OL, thrive with a faster running back hitting the holes quickly, so they don't have to hold their blocks as long, for the slower, more powerful runner.

  12. It was amazing to watch the different responses to this thread. "FUTURE" should have been typed in faux bold, with a drop shadow with special text effects. We went from G.Whalen being cut to D.Rogers being last on the depth chart?...(behind J.Lenz, E.Thomas, R.Lankford, and G.Monroe?...I'm sorry, what?, that's not what you meant?....yea, tell me about it)....He's being...here we go.....GROOMED for a bigger role. Hilton will always be Lucks favorite target, but not the offenses' most dependable receptionist...Love TY, but being 5`9 175 is painful when you're running a 5 yard slant in the middle where the sharks & head hunters are...

  13. Is anyone giving attention what D.Rogers is doing. He's looking more and more like the the guy many thought he would be. He's scored in both preseason contests, and is dominating every one-on-one matchup. With this being Reggie's last year, and Nicks having a suspect right foot, D.Rogers, T.Y. Hilton, and D.Moncrief make for a very exciting future for colts nation...

  14. This IS sad, yet profitable for the other Colt receivers. he gained alot of positive feedback from the NFL, and Colts fans everywhere. He has a decent on-field resume', trade him for another solid rookie DB...for cheap, or a very late-round draft pick....and let Jeremy Kelley take that 4th spot behind Hilton...

  15. If his comeback against the Falcons down 17-0 didn't convince you then I don't think anything will lol. Kaepernick proved he had what it takes to win in the postseason and came up just short...I'm convinced. No way Harbaugh doesn't get at least a ring or two coaching that team, the best in the NFC right now.

    What you're saying about not be able to convince me is almost right. In that Falcons game, I saw a good defense, create opportunities for an average offense. If you've been following the Falcons, as of late, then you know that they have a recent history of making early exits from the playoffs because their defense has allowed teams to come back in the 2nd half. So with that game, no...that doesn't convince me either..Kaep is talented, but as i said before, this year will reveal the truth about who Collin Kaepernick really is on the field. He's not pressured by the presence of Alex Smith and can relax a bit, hopefully without becoming lazy. Competition keeps guys sharp, and hungry. He may get fat, and full of himself, and become another running QB....

  16. The guy was one play away from winning the SB his first year starting. He's on a stacked team I think they will win at least one.


    This season ill get a chance to really see what they're made of, now that Kaep is the official starter. The momentum of the game changed after the lights went out. I'm not totally sold on Kaep just yet....but i am on Luck.

  17. I think D.Thomas gets the start, but i think McGlynn's days are number here in Indy. I've been watching the off-season's photos, and i see Justin Anderson, and Robert Griffin(G), getting alot of reps at that guard spot, more than i've seen McGlynn. I think MM goes to a reserve role for backup C/G, behind these two...Justin "Bean" Anderson is a mauler. 6'5, 340....massive. R.Griffin is 6'6 330, and a monster....

  18. Went on NFL.com and saw that Luck vs Kaepernick was the headline, with Bucky Brooks breaking it down.


    He had:

    Kaepernick being more athletic

    Even on arm talent

    Luck on pocket presence

    Kaepernick on game management

    Even on clutch factor


    He concluded that he would rather have Kaepernick. 


    What do you guys think of this? I laughed at a couple of his conclusions, but that's just me. 


    The guys who put this comparison together, on the NFL network, are from Micheal Vick's personal cheerleading squad, that only work or perform this "routine or choreography" - type of player talent assessment,..everytime an athletic, or PHYSICALLY gifted QB, makes a splash in the NFL. For those of us who have seen this before, we are not offended or surprised by this claim, made by the NFL networks most prolific bandwagon jumpers. Kaepernick reminds of me of McNabb,....he'll become talented enough to keep in them in the playoffs, but won't be able to get them over the hump. Luck will win a couple of superbowls, and complete the healing process for the post-P.Manning era....is what i believe...

  19. When did I say you did?  I said you have an unwillingness to accept the possibility that there are legitimate physiological explanations for behavior.  In this case we're talking about Titus Young's behavior.


    You know that cliff note readers always arrive at the end destination, with good timing, yet with minimal understanding.

    Cliff, you are amazing!....WOW.. :woah: ... O.o.... :nutz: .....When did you say? You don't even remember your post details from one to the next. The person in question here is Titus Young, NOT the other people in the world who are suffering with a condition beyond their control. "Unwillingness to accept the possibility that there are legitimate physiological explanations for behavior" is a statement of global proportions, and not just specific to Titus Young. Maybe your goal was to get me to respond after i said i didn't want to make this into something worth talking about...if it was, i'm glad i could accommodate, and entertain you for a few minutes, since the pre-season doesn't start for several months. In the case of Titus Young, for the last time, I vehemently reject the possibility of him having a brain disorder that caused him to want to go do unlawful things. How can you make a general statement like that, and think that people, on a global scale, have rejected the idea of psychological disorders? Im only talking about T.Young...but have fun with that... :slaphead: :HFire:

  20. "But your unwillingness to accept the possibility that there are legitimate physiological explanations for behavior is borderline disturbing."


    Only to clarify my position.... :hmm:... :???: am i doing this anyway? It shouldn't be this intense. The fact that someone actually liked what you said reveals the other mental/psychological issues on this forum. Cliff note readers always arrive at the end destination, with good timing, yet with minimal understanding. Please read my post, again, and as many times as you need to. When did i dismiss the other millions of people on the planet who are suffering from some level of authentic mental/psychological challenges? My heart goes out to all those who suffer from these difficult challenges, however i refuse to digest or accept this disrespectful usage of an condition, or the label of it, to justify conscious decisions being made to participate in actions that are unlawful.....Im not a saint, nor did i use an medical label to justify what i've willing done in the past....that kind of thinking is weakening our society... :peek: ... :hide:

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