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Official Podcast: Director of Player Development Brian Decker
Aug 11, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and Brian Decker (Colts Director of Player Development) bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 1:53 – Larra listed as Day-to-Day after having oral surgery
1:54 – 5:50 – Preview of Brian Decker, former Green Beret and now Colts Director of Player Development
5:51 – 7:46 – Colts roster moves
7:47 – 10:39 – Tougher to make a roster for rookies this year than in years past
10:40 – 18:22 – Ripple effect of College Football not playing or moving season back
18:23 – 19:38 – Carolina Panthers using suite in stadium as players rooms during camp
20:13 – 24:36 – Jonathan Taylor rookie impact
24:37 – 27:54 – T.Y. Hilton in final year of contract
27:55 – 30:26 – Everyone talking about Philip Rivers kid like enthusiasm for the game
30:27 – 32:53 – Team will put pads on next week
34:32 – end – Larra's conversation with Director of Player Development, Brian Decker
Daily Update: T.Y. Hilton On Growth, Chris Strausser On Offensive Line
Aug 11, 2020
On today's daily update, we hear from receiver T.Y. Hilton regarding his growth since his rookie season and the depth the team has at wide out. We also catch up with offensive line coach Chris Strausser who discusses the O-line reserves, wanting even more consistency in 2020 and the durability of the starters.
Chris Strausser Conference Call: Quenton Nelson And Offensive Line Depth
Aug 11, 2020
Colts offensive line Coach Chris Strausser chats with the media about how Quenton Nelson is his own biggest critic and how important it will be getting the depth of the offensive line ready to go if their number is called.
Colts Happy Hour: Frank Reich And COVID-19 Colts Update
Aug 07, 2020
On tonight's Colts Happy Hour, JMV continues to talk about Colts Training Camp. We hear from Frank Reich, Matt Taylor's conversation with Rick Venturi and also his conversation with Colts head Athletic Trainer and now Infection Control Officer Dave Hammer. Casey Vallier also talks with Colts Left Tackle Anthony Castonzo.
DeForest Buckner Conference Call: Playing With A Chip On His Shoulder
Aug 07, 2020
Indianapolis Colts Defensive Tackle, DeForest Buckner, spoke with the local media about how he has always played with a chip on shoulder not getting the national recognition and how he wants to get the bad taste of losing at the Super Bowl out of his mouth and take this team over the hump.
Colts One-On-One: Dave Hammer On COVID-19 Procedures
Aug 06, 2020
Matt Taylor, the voice of the Colts, goes one on one with Colts head athletic trainer and team infection control officer Dave Hammer to discuss all the protocols and changes the team has implemented this season in order to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Daily Update: Players Opt-Out, Philip Rivers On Wide Receiver Depth
Aug 05, 2020
Matt Taylor discusses how the three Colts players opting out this season affects competition during training camp. Also, Phillip Rivers comments on how much depth the Colts have at wide receiver heading into the regular season.
Inside Football With Rick Venturi: Rookie Expectations
Aug 05, 2020
Rick Venturi, longtime former NFL coach, joins Matt Taylor for another installment of Inside Football with Rick Venturi. This week, the guys discuss Colts' rookie expectations, flexibility on defense, the versatility at defensive end, and what's to like about Trey Burton and the other Colts acquisitions this off-season.
Official Podcast: Training Camp Begins And League Preview
Aug 04, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman, Clark Judge (has covered the NFL for a long time and currently works for the Talk of Fame Network) and Larra Overton bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 5:05 – Clark
Judge talks about how he used to cover the Baltimore Colts!
5:06 – 6:53 – Owners
in the NFL have become more relatable
6:54 – 8:53 – Clark
Judge has been discouraged of all the positive tests so far around the league
8:54 – 11:33– How important
teams staying healthy from illness this season will be compared to in years past
11:34 – 14:22 – How do
you keep players healthy and available?
14:23 – 16:11 – What
is happening in New England?
16:12 – 19:32 – Tom
Brady in Tampa Bay
19:33 – 24:24 – Philip
Rivers fit with the Colts
24:25 – 29:14 – Is
Philip Rivers a Hall of Famer?
29:15 – 32:20 –
Defense has continued to add winners over the last couple years
32:21 – 35:00 – Darius
Leonard continuing to add chips on his shoulders
35:01 – 38:17 – AFC
38:18 – 42:30 –
Looking forward at the next Hall of Fame class
44:20 – 50:27 – How
everything is going through the first 2 days of Phase 2 of Training Camp
50:28 – 54:48 – How
the team is responding to the new protocol's under the leadership of Frank
Reich and Chris Ballard
54:49 – end – Getting
geared up for the season to get under way!
Daily Update: Darius Leonard On Motivation And Anthony Castonzo In 10th Season
Aug 04, 2020
On today's daily update, Matt Taylor breaks down Darius Leonard's motivation for 2020, and Casey Vallier goes one-on-one with Anthony Castonzo as the left tackle heads into his 10th season with the Colts.
Colts Happy Hour: Frank Reich And Review Of The First Week Of Training Camp
Jul 31, 2020
The return of Colts Happy Hour tonight, JMV gives a review of the first week of Training Camp. We hear from Frank Reich and also Matt Taylor's conversation with Rick Venturi along with Larra Overton's chat with Colts Offensive Coordinator, Nick Sirianni. We also get a national perspective when Jeffrey Gorman talks with Dan Beyer of Fox Sports.
Daily Update: Talent Evaluation Through Training Camp
Jul 30, 2020
Matt Taylor and Andrew Walker discuss how the Colts will evaluate the roster during training camp, the possibility of a few practices at Lucas Oil Stadium in the month of August, and how precious padded practices will be before the regular season.
Chris Ballard Conference Call: Opening 2020 Training Camp
Jul 29, 2020
Colts GM Chris Ballard speaks to the media to discuss the challenges of the 2020 in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. He also breaks down how he'll evaluate the roster and trusting the players leading into the regular season to stay safe and healthy.
Inside Football With Rick Venturi: Training Camp Challenges
Jul 29, 2020
Inside Football with Rick Venturi returns for the first time in 2020 hosted by Matt Taylor. Rick has 27 years of coaching experience in the NFL and discusses the loss of the preseason, the challenge undrafted free agents face this season, and what intrigues him most about the Colts roster heading into training camp.
Official Podcast: Staying Healthy As Training Camp Begins
Jul 28, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman, Mike Wells (covers the Colts for ESPN) and Larra Overton bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 4:36 – Congrats to Larra, who got marries this past weekend!
4:37 – 7:22 – Likelihood of players continuing to opt-out of playing in the 2020 NFL season as we saw a handful of players announcing they weren't going to play in the last couple days
7:23 – 11:14 – Discouraged of all the positive tests so far around the league
11:15 – 13:48 – Players reporting to Camp and when they will take the field
13:49 – 17:10 – On paper this is a great football team
17:11 – 19:56 – Mike Wells biggest concern for Colts in 2020
19:57 – 22:46 – Does the NFL Top 100 matter to them personally?
22:47 – 26:53 – Where does the defensive backfield rank on this team?
26:24 – 28:36 – Who benefits the most on the defense with the addition of DeForest Buckner?
28:37 – 31:10 – Will Justin Houston record double-digit sacks?
31:11 - 33-53 - When the players get on the field, what is the most intriguing matchup?
33:54 – 35:44 – Expectations from the Tight End group
36:20 – 36:56 – Mike Wells gives his record projection
39:31 – 43:30 – Media throughout the league being back in team complex's and interacting with players
43:31 – 48:11 – Hearing from Chris Ballard, Frank Reich, Nick Sirianni and Matt Eberflus later this week
48:12 – 1:00:00 – Recap of Larra's wedding this past weekend!
Last Word: DeForest Buckner And Training Camp Storylines
Jul 24, 2020
The Last Word is back featuring Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman discussing the latest business news concerning the NFL's return to the field next week, and they preview the top story lines surrounding the start of training camp. The guys also hear from Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner on his transition to Indy this off-season.
Official Podcast: Madden Ratings And 2020 Health Protocols
Jul 21, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman, Andrew Walker and Casey Vallier bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 5:07 – Where is the NFL with health protocols with rookies reporting today?
5:08 – 7:56 – Possibility of even fewer preseason games, how does that affect the bottom half of rosters?
7:57 – 10:24 – Likelihood of having positive tests during season
10:25 – 13:59 – Media access for media to the players during training camp
14:00 – 20:26 – Madden Ratings – Colts players underappreciated?
20:27 – 25:35 – The most indispensable Colts
25:36 – 26:29 – Congrats to Larra Overton on his wedding this upcoming weekend!
27:16 – 31:06 – If DeForest Buckner and Philip Rivers have their typical seasons, are the Colts are still Super Bowl contenders?
31:07 – 32:58 – Al-Quadin Muhammad and Kemoko Turay in 2020?
32:59 – 34:50 – Daurice Fountain and Marcus Johnson camp battle
34:51 – 36:31 – Colts with elite speed
36:32 – 39:10 – Depth and intrigue at what positions for the Colts?
39:11 – 40:12 – Yes or No?
40:13 – 41:08 – Isaiah Rodgers bowled 6 consecutive strikes through his legs!!!
41:09 – 43:00 – Rookies finally being able to meet some of these players face-to-face instead of on a screen
43:01 – 45:56 – Colts defense could be elite
Last Word: Ryan Kelly And Rapid Fire Questions With JMV
Jul 17, 2020
This week on The Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier catch up with JMV of 1070 and 107.5 The Fan (Indianapolis) and ask some rapid fire questions about the upcoming season and Jeffrey Gorman chats with Pro Bowl Center Ryan Kelly about the importance of Anthony Castonzo coming back.
Official Podcast: Jonathan Taylor's Potential And 2020 Health Protocols
Jul 14, 2020
Matt Taylor, Jim Sorgi and Casey Vallier bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 5:17 – Casey just had the best steak of his life on vacation.
5:18 – 8:00 - Has Casey seen Philip Rivers driving around Noblesville?
8:01 – 18:43 - The Washington NFL franchise will have a new name. Thoughts?
18:44 – 27:48 - What will a game at Lucas Oil Stadium look at feel like this season?
27:49 – 34:28 - Do you see any hiccups with the NFL's initial list of health protocols for 2020?
34:29 – 40:26 - Do you think players should be open to the Oakley mouth shield this season?
40:27 – 48:41 - Is Jonathan Taylor going to show the same big play ability in the NFL as he did in college?
48:42 – 55:30 - Is Michael Pittman going to have an above average rookie season compared to rookie wideouts in the recent past?
55:31 – 1:08:27 - Where are the Colts' top positional battles heading into training camp in two weeks?
Last Word: Nyheim Hines And Running Back Depth
Jul 10, 2020
The boys on The Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor, return to break down the Colts' running back depth heading into training camp, and catch up with running back Nyheim Hines regarding playing in an offense with Phillip Rivers.
Official Podcast: Top Storylines Ahead Of Training Camp
Jul 09, 2020
Matt Taylor, the voice of the Colts, hosts a special Colts' writers roundtable podcast featuring Colts beat writers Andrew Walker from Colts.com, Mike Chappell from FOX 59/CBS 4, Kevin Bowen from 1075thefan.com and Zak Keefer from The Athletic. The guys discuss the top Colts storylines heading into training camp, and the challenges the NFL faces in 2020.
Official Podcast: Mahomes Contract And Preseason Schedule
Jul 07, 2020
Larra Overton, Matt Taylor and Jim Sorgi bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 8:46 – Update on Larra's wedding planning.
8:47 – 14:00 - What do make of Patrick Mahommes new 10-year deal?
14:01 – 20:01 - Is the onus of a successful and uninterrupted season all on the players?
20:02 – 24:57 - The NFLPA wants no preseason games in 2020. Is that a good idea?
24:58 – 32:13 - Which players will potentially be affected by reduced training camp rosters?
32:14 – 37:51 - The NFLPA wants to practice with no 11 on 11 drills this season. Is that possible?
37:52 – 44:00 - Which Colts rookie in 2019 is going to have the biggest jump in 2020?
44:01 – 63:03 - Place Your Bets – The gang makes some bets on some Colts totals in 2020.
Colts One-on-One: Marcus Brady On Philip Rivers' Addition, Jacoby Brissett's Role, Jacob Eason's Goals
Jul 06, 2020
Colts quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady joins Colts.com's Jeffrey Gorman for a 1-on-1 chat about the addition of Philip Rivers, his relationship with Jacoby Brissett, where Jacob Eason can improve most as a rookie and more.
Colts One-on-One: Tom Rathman Talks Adding A Fullback, Nyheim Hines' Ascension, Possibility Of Two 1,000-Yard Rushers
Jul 06, 2020
Colts running backs coach Tom Rathman joins Colts.com's Jeffrey Gorman for a 1-on-1 chat about adding a true fullback, Roosevelt Nix, this offseason, how he sees Nyheim Hines' role playing out in 2020, the possibility of having two 1,000-yard rushers and more.
Colts One-on-One: Mike Groh Talks Wide Receiver Competition, Michael Pittman Jr.
Jul 04, 2020
Colts wide receivers coach Mike Groh joins Colts.com's Matt Taylor for a 1-on-1 chat about making the most of an offseason spent off the field, the fierce battles expected for the final couple spots at WR, rookie Michael Pittman Jr.'s prospects and more.
Last Word: Cornerback Depth And Rock Ya-Sin
Jul 03, 2020
The Last Word returns with Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier discussing the Colts cornerback depth in 2020 and what's in store from free agent addition Xavier Rhodes. The guys also talk with Rock Ya-Sin about his virtual off-season and where he's targeting improvement heading into year two.
Colts One-on-One: Brian Baker Talks DeForest Buckner, Justin Houston And Rest Of Colts' D-Line
Jul 01, 2020
Colts defensive line coach Brian Baker joins Colts.com's Matt Taylor for a 1-on-1 chat about making the move back to the pro game and what he learned at the college level, DeForest Buckner's impact, Justin Houston's production into his 30s and more.
Official Podcast: Most Intriguing Rookie And Most Valuable Coach
Jun 30, 2020
On this week's Colts Official Podcast, Larra Overton, Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier discuss the latest Colts topics.
0:00 – 9:21 Possible delay of Training Camp
9:22 – 13:08 Roster size increase
13:09 – 14:22 Keeping an eye on what happens with Major League Baseball when it resumes play
14:23 – 20:53 What will player availability look like during the week and post-game
20:54 – 28:05 Most intriguing rookie
28:06 – 35:37 Anthony Castonzo still not getting any respect
35:38 – 45:39 Most Valuable Coach
45:40 – 48:35 Xavier Rhodes
48:36 – 54:40 Larra Overton Wedding Update
Colts One-on-One: Dave Borgonzi Talks Darius Leonard And Linebackers Heading Into 2020
Jun 27, 2020
Colts linebackers coach Dave Borgonzi joins Colts.com's Jeffrey Gorman for a 1-on-1 chat about Darius Leonard's elite skillset, what to expect out of Bobby Okereke in Year 2, DeForest Buckner's impact on the LBs up front and more.
Last Word: Philip Rivers And Wide Receiver Battle
Jun 26, 2020
On this episode of The Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier discuss the battle for roster spots at the wide receiver spot. The guys also hear from quarterback Philip Rivers and his intrigue of getting this season in a new place for the first time in his career.
Official Podcast: Kenny Moore II, Predictions For Defensive And Offensive MVP
Jun 23, 2020
On this week's Colts Official Podcast, Jeffrey Gorman, Jim Sorgi and Andrew Walker discuss the latest Colts topics.
0:00 – 5:37 Can Sorgi predict a play?
5:37 – 6:48 Andrew Walker tried to mess up Gorman every live hit he does at Lucas Oil Stadium
6:49 – 7:34 Andrew Walker's pre-game ritual and how it will change in 2020
7:35 – 14:26 What makes Kenny Moore so special?
14:27 – 17:36 Kenny Moore off the field
17:37 – 19:41 How the Colts got their hands on Kenny Moore
20:00 – 25:38 What Parris Campbell and Trey Burton look like in the offense in 2020
25:39 – 29:46 The battles in the receiver group heading into the regular season
29:47 – 34:20 Changes on the coaching staff in the passing game
35:21 – 42:21 Kicking situation heading into 2020
42:22 – 46:58 Who is next in the Colts Ring of Honor?
47:05 – 50:53 Who is the Colts Offensive MVP not named Philip Rivers?
50:54 – 52:50 Who is the Colts Defensive MVP not named Darius Leonard?
52:51 – 1:05:26 Tracking Andrew Walker's twitter
Last Word: Jonathan Taylor And Rookie Impact
Jun 19, 2020
On this episode of The Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor discuss the potential impact of the rookies in 2020. The guys also hear from rookie running back Jonathan Taylor regarding his excitement for the season and how he'll mesh with teammate Marlon Mack.
Colts One-on-One: Jason Michael Talks Jack Doyle, Mo Alie-Cox, Trey Burton And Philip Rivers
Jun 17, 2020
Colts tight ends coach Jason Michael joins Colts.com's Matt Taylor for a 1-on-1 chat about Jack Doyle's effect on the room, Mo Alie-Cox's ascension, the addition of free agent Trey Burton and his past experiences with quarterback Philip Rivers.
Official Podcast: Robert Mathis Ring Of Honor, NFL Teams Returning For Camp
Jun 16, 2020
On this week's Colts Official Podcast, Matt Taylor, Jim Sorgi, Andrew Walker and Casey Vallier discuss the latest Colts topics.
0:00 – 4:23 What is the best moment to enjoy a cold beer?
4:24 – 10:31 How deserving is Robert Mathis to go into the Colts Ring of Honor?
10:32 – 16:23 What's your favorite Robert Mathis moment?
16:24 – 20:09 Which players from the 2000s are still deserving of the Colts Ring of Honor?
20:10 – 23:41 Which current Colts have a good chance to one day land in the Ring of Honor?
23:42 – 34:26 Can NFL teams realistically follow all the protocols put in place next season regarding COVID-19?
35:27 – 42:27 Should the NFL eliminate preseason games in 2020 because on-field work during the spring didn't occur?
42:28 – 48:15 What do player only workouts look like this summer?
48:16 – 55:35 In light of Lamar Jackson's tumble over a jet ski, what summer activity would you not be able to give up if you were a professional athlete that would be frowned upon by your team?
Last Word: Frank Reich And End Of Offseason Program
Jun 12, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor are back on The Last Word recapping the offseason workout program for the Colts. The guys also discuss how important training camp will be for the team and the latest on the club with head coach Frank Reich.
Conference Call: Philip Rivers On Moving To Indy, Working With Teammates
Jun 10, 2020
Indianapolis Colts Quarterback, Philip Rivers, spoke with the media about making the move to Indy over the last week and looking forward to meeting in person and throwing to some of the guys throughout the summer prior to training camp getting under way.
Official Podcast: Tony Dungy And Ideal Situation For Jonathan Taylor
Jun 09, 2020
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier bring you this week's Colts Official Podcast.
0:00 – 2:12 – Starting to see some indication of sports returning
2:13 – 8:01 - Honoring Chris Beaty
8:02 – 14:24 - Frank Reich on "This will be a week I never forget"
14:25 – 22:22 - NFL Players Video and Roger Goodell Video
22:23 – 27:57 - Frank Reich has Tony Dungy talk with the team
27:57 – 35:02 - Drew Brees Comments and Apology
35:03 – 37:45 - Philip Rivers is in Indianapolis and who is around for him to throw to??
37:46 – 41:59 - Jacoby Brissett forming good relationship with Philip Rivers
42:00 – 49:02 - Pro Football Focus tabs Jonathan Taylor as rookie running back in the best situation
49:28 – 57:17 - Larra Overton Wedding Coming Up
Conference Call: Frank Reich Discusses How Recent Events Have Impacted The Team; Evolution of the QB Room
Jun 08, 2020
Indianapolis Colts Head Coach, Frank Reich, spoke with the media about how addressing the team last week on non-football and just listening to personal stories from guys about how the issues going on through the country has impacted the team along with how the QB room is evolving with the additions of Philip Rivers and Jacob Eason joining Jacoby Brissett and Chad Kelly.
Last Word: Colts Message On Social Injustice, Linebacker Depth And Bobby Okereke
Jun 05, 2020
On this week's Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor react to the Colts' message on social injustice in American society. The guys also preview the Colts linebacker depth heading into 2020, and talk with linebacker Bobby Okereke about his training in preparation of his second season.