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Official Podcast: Bengals preview with Tony Brown
The Colts hit the road again this weekend to face off against the 6-6 Cincinnati Bengals. Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier dive into the playoff implications, the battle of backup quarterbacks between Gardner Minshew and Jake Browning, the return of Grover Stewart to the Colts defense and Michael Pittman Jr.'s recent dominant play. The fellas breakdown the Colts' special teams play in Nashville last week with Tony Brown who made one of the plays of the game against the Titans.
Official Podcast: Wild AFC playoff race and sitting down with Colts OC Jim Bob Cooter
JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton recap a wild 48 hours in the AFC playoff race and look at why the teams that best handle playing a backup quarterback are in the best position to make a postseason run. JJ and Larra are also joined by Colts offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter for a chat on his role on Shane Steichen's staff, what he's seen from the team in 2023 and how he grew as a coach in the years between being the Detroit Lions' OC and being hired in that role with the Colts.
Official Podcast: Titans preview with Ronnie Harrison Jr.
The Colts are back inside the division this weekend when they travel to Nashville to take on the Titans. Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier break down the top four storylines going into the game including the rushing attack without Jonathan Taylor, the Colts approach to being in the playoff mix, pressuring rookie quarterback Will Levis, and slowing down Derrick Henry without Grover Stewart. The guys chat with linebacker Ronnie Harrison who is coming off his first game with the Colts that included an interception against the Buccaneers on Sunday.
Official Podcast: Playoff odds and should Shane Steichen get coach of the year consideration?
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz wrap up Week 12, chat through how many wins the Colts will need to make the playoffs and look at the remarkable coaching job Shane Steichen has done this season.
Official Podcast: Reacting to Colts waiving Shaquille Leonard
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz chat through the Colts' decision on Tuesday to waive linebacker Shaquille Leonard, and what it means for a team that's very much still in the AFC playoff hunt. The gang also looks ahead to Sunday's matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lucas Oil Stadium and examines a few things the Colts can lean into as they push for a spot in the postseason.
Official Podcast: Colts GM Chris Ballard on Anthony Richardson, Jonathan Taylor and the 2023 season
Colts general manager Chris Ballard sits down with JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton to discuss the Colts' 2023 season to date and what he's seen from head coach Shane Steichen, quarterback Anthony Richardson, running back Jonathan Taylor and more.
Official Podcast: Auf nach Deutschland, Colts at Patriots preview
Guten tag! The Colts are headed to Germany to face the New England Patriots in Frankfurt. Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier break down the top four storylines going into the game including team travel, the importance of the running game against a stingy New England front, and the importance of playing a clean game on offense. The guys also get in the spirit of the game by translating their keys to the game for a Colts win in German!
Official Podcast: Panthers preview with Matt Gay
The Colts Official Podcast returns today with Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier getting you caught up on the latest on the Colts and Panthers matchup on Sunday in Charlotte. The guys play "four-down territory" breaking down the top four storylines going into Sunday's game and making their week nine guarantees. Kicker Matt Gay joins the podcast to discuss pregame rituals and his "superstitions" before games.
Official Podcast: Colts enter critical stretch before bye week
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz put the Colts' Week 8 loss to New Orleans to bed and look at a few things we've learned about the team halfway through the 2023 season, and with key road games against the Panthers and Patriots looming before the bye week.
Official Podcast: Saints preview with Kenny Moore II
Halloween is right around the corner, and Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier break down the "scary" good and bad parts of your Colts going into a Week 8 battle with the New Orleans Saints. The fellas discuss why the offense is clicking and producing big plays, and what the defense must do to take the next step to prevent teams from capitalizing in the fourth quarter and during sudden change. Cornerback Kenny Moore II joins the podcast to discuss his season and why he feels so much more comfortable in the Gus Bradley defense in his second year.
Official Podcast: Last thoughts on Browns, can Colts' offense keep rolling
Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz put the Colts' Week 7 loss to the Cleveland Browns to bed, look at Shane Steichen's decision-making and scheming and explore why Indy has one of the NFL's highest-scoring offenses nearing 2023's halfway point.
Official Podcast: Cleveland Browns preview
The Official Colts Podcast gets you up to speed on the Colts as they get ready to face off against the Browns, and how the team is dealing with the loss of Anthony Richardson for the rest of the season and Grover Stewart for the next six games. The guys hear some sound from the locker room and explain why the Colts must turn the page to the week seven tilt with the Browns and look to bounce back after a tough loss in Jacksonville last Sunday.
Official Podcast: What we've learned about the 2023 NFL Draft class so far
JJ Stankevitz and Jeffrey Gorman chat through the latest on Anthony Richardson, look at some lessons the Colts learned in Jacksonville and dive into some encouraging things we've seen from the team's rookies a third of the way through the season.
Official Podcast: Jaguars preview with Dayo Odeyingbo
The Official Colts Podcast gets you in the know on the Colts and Jaguars leading into week six with first place in the division on the line. The fellas discuss Anthony Richardson's injury, Gardner Minshew taking over the offense at quarterback, the Colts run game with Zack Moss and Jonathan Taylor now in the backfield and the keys to topping the Jaguars for the first time on the road since 2014. The guys host third-year defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo who's coming into his own in 2023.
Official Podcast: The latest on Anthony Richardson and pleasant surprises in 2023
Jeffrey Gorman, Bill Brooks and JJ Stankevitz look at the latest news on Anthony Richardson's shoulder injury and what's next for the rookie quarterback. The gang also dives into if Zaire Franklin can set another record, how Jonathan Taylor will fit in with Zack Moss and a few pleasant surprises for the 2023 Colts.
Official Podcast: Titans preview with Mo Alie-Cox
Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier dive head-first into previewing Sunday's week five AFC South matchup with the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium. The guys discuss a possible return of Jonathan Taylor, the up-and-down nature of the Titans so far this season, and the Colts' ability to slow down the running game with Derrick Henry this weekend. The guys hosted tight end Mo Alie-Cox who scored his first touchdown of the season against the Rams last Sunday.
Official Podcast: When could Jonathan Taylor make his 2023 debut?
On Tuesday's episode of the Official Colts Podcast presented by Wynn Las Vegas, Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz discuss what Jonathan Taylor's return to practice this week means and what the next steps are for the running back. The crew also looks at the impact of Dallis Flowers' season-ending injury and dives into the eye-popping potential Anthony Richardson has shown over the first four weeks of the season.
Official Podcast: Rams preview with JuJu Brents
The Official Colts Podcast gets you ready for Week 4 and the Colts' matchup on Sunday with the Rams at Lucas Oil Stadium. Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier discuss the team's thrilling overtime win in Baltimore and break down the position groups that are "bringing the heat" so far this season. The guys also welcome in rookie cornerback JuJu Brents who is fresh off his NFL debut in which he had 4 tackles and a critical forced fumble and recovery against the Ravens.
Official Podcast: What to make of Shane Steichen through 3 weeks
The Official Colts Podcast presented by Wynn Las Vegas dives into what Sunday's road win over the Ravens means for Shane Steichen, Gardner Minshew, Gus Bradley and the Colts going forward. Jeffrey Gorman, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton talk about the Colts' toughness and relentless effort, plus look at a few guys who stood out in Week 3.
Official Podcast: Ravens preview with Zack Moss
Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier are back on the Official Colts Podcast getting you primed and ready to go for a week 3 trip to Baltimore. The guys talk about week 2 improvements and discuss if the Colts can afford to keep doing some things at the rate at which they're going starting Sunday against the Ravens. Running back Zack Moss, fresh off his 88 yards rushing, joins the podcast and the guys close the podcast with their Baltimore Bullet Points for a Colts win in the Charm City.
Official Podcast: Anthony Richardson update, offensive line trending in the right direction
Jeffrey Gorman is joined by Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz for the latest on Anthony Richardson as he goes through the concussion protocol, and a look at some early-season trends with the offensive line, wide receivers and Zaire Franklin.
Official Podcast: Texans preview with E.J. Speed
The Official Colts Podcast gets you in the know on the Colts going into the week 2 matchup against the Houston Texans. Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier discuss the areas that plagued the Colts on Sunday and how they can improve in red zone defense, fourth-quarter defense and stepping up in crunch time. The guys also welcome in linebacker E.J. Speed who describes why the defense is so close behind the scenes and why he feels confident with the defensive gameplan versus the Texans this weekend.
Official Podcast: What's real from Anthony Richardson, Colts in Week 1?
On today's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBET, J.J. Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier recap the Colts' Week 1 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. They dive into the performance of rookie Anthony Richardson, highlighting how much he has grown from the start of OTA's to starting his first career NFL game. Lastly, they look at what went well for the team and ways to improve what didn't.
Official Colts Podcast: Jaguars preview with Josh Downs
On today's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBET, Matt Taylor, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier get you ready for week one against the Jaguars. The fellas also break out the "confidence meter" going into the season in a few key areas for the Colts. The crew visits with Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs as he prepares for his first NFL regular season game on Sunday and reveals why he has such a close bond with fellow rookie Anthony Richardson at quarterback.
Official Podcast: Football is Back!
The Official Colts Podcast gets you primed and ready for the regular season as Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break out their BOLD PREDICTIONS for the biggest rookie contributor, breakout player, and most impressive defensive player for the Colts' season and discuss their lingering questions before week one arrives. The guys also welcome Kenny Albert, longtime NFL play-by-play broadcaster at FOX, who celebrates 30 years behind the mic in the NFL. Albert will be on the call on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium bringing to life the Colts and Jaguars season opener.
Official Podcast: 53-Man Roster Analysis and Brian Baldinger
The Official Colts Podcast returns this week featuring Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Casey Vallier as the gang discusses Jonathan Taylor starting the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, the Colts' initial 53-man roster, the team's roster construction going into the season and where the squad might add players from the waiver wire. NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger joins the crew to discuss why he thinks Anthony Richardson can have success early on in his rookie season.
Official Podcast: Taking the Show on the Road
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton recap the Colts' joint practice with the Philadelphia Eagles and how beneficial it can be for rookie quarterback Anthony Richardson going into the regular season. The guys take a look at the Colts' roster battles going into the final preseason game on Thursday night and chat with defensive end Kwity Paye on why he thinks he's ready for the best year of his career. Lastly, we hear from longtime NFL reporter Suzy Kolber who was the host for the Colts' kickoff luncheon last week.
Official Podcast: Anthony Richardson named starter (w/ SiriusXM's Solomon Wilcots)
On this week's Official Colts Podcast brought to you by WynnBET, JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier dive into the announcement from Shane Steichen that Anthony Richardson would be the starting quarterback for the season. They talked about the timing and how beneficial it will be leading into the joint practices with the Bears and getting the most practice time with the 1st team guys heading into the regular season. Also, Matt Taylor caught up with SiriusXM's Solomon Wilcots to talk about the Colts and the announcement of Anthony Richardson being named the starter.
Official Podcast: Buffalo game week and The Athletic's Robert Mays
On this week's Official Colts Podcast brought to you by WynnBET, Jeffrey Gorman, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton dive into Colts Training Camp following 9 on-field practices and give a preview of the upcoming preseason debut for this team on Saturday in Buffalo against the Bills. The crew dives into some guys who were not on their radars and are now making a name for themselves at Grand Park. Lastly, Matt Taylor and JJ sit down with Robert Mays, NFL Writer for The Athletic and host of "The Athletic Football Show" podcast to get a national perspective on this Colts team.
Official Podcast: Camp battles and rookie Josh Downs
On this week's Official Colts Podcast brought to you by WynnBET, Jeffrey Gorman, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break down the first full week of Training Camp. They dive into the position battles that are starting to take shape. The crew talks with rookie wide receiver Josh Downs about his roommate, Anthony Richardson and chat about what his first week of training camp has been like.
Official Podcast: Move-in Day
On this week's Official Colts Podcast brought to you by WynnBET, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Casey Vallier get you hyped for Colts' camp at Grand Park as players reported for work today. The guys react to what general manager Chris Ballard had to say at his pre-camp press conference regarding the health of the team, and the top position battles going into the season, including cornerback and tight end. The crew chats with wide receiver Michael Pittman, Jr. who discusses his mindset going into his fourth season and playing with quarterbacks Anthony Richardson and Gardner Minshew.
Official Podcast: One week until Training Camp and Dr. Tom Gormely on Anthony Richardson
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Casey Vallier talk all things training camp with the team reporting one week from today. The guys discuss what they're looking forward to as the Colts return to Grand Park and what we can expect to hear from Chris Ballard next week. Dr. Tom Gormely, owner of Tork Sports Performance and Anthony Richardson's trainer and throwing coach, joins the podcast. We chat with Tom to discuss his work with the Colts' quarterback and where he's seen Richardson's improvement from the offseason workout program prior to his first NFL training camp.
Official Podcast: Training camp incoming
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier dive into training camp coming up by playing a round of "Fill In the Blank" on the top storylines surrounding the offensive line, quarterback and cornerback depth. The crew also discuss where Anthony Richardson is at with his skill sets going into his rookie training camp, and what his ceiling is at the end of August.
Official Podcast: Independence Day
On today's 4th of July version of the Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton celebrate Independence Day by talking about their favorite summertime traditions and debate which Colts players will provide some "fireworks" on the field in 2023. The gang also honors the Declaration of Independence by making some Colts' declarations that they're confident in going into next season.
Official Podcast: Training Camp Storylines
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton discuss some of the Colts' biggest non-quarterback storylines going into training camp including the team's cornerback depth, player position switches and the Colts 2023 training camp schedule. The crew talks Colts predictions in a round of "Do You See It" regarding the production of Anthony Richardson, Jelani Woods and Adetomiwa Adebawore.
Official Podcast: Training Camp Preview
The Colts ended their offseason program last week and will be gone until they report back for Training Camp. JJ Stankevitz, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier discuss veteran minicamp and some of the team storylines heading into Training Camp. The team analyzes the roster in a segment called "Wet Cement", breaking down what position question marks still need sorting out or whether that "cement" is dry.
Official Podcast: Minicamp Primer
The last week of the offseason program for the Colts is here as Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier discuss the Colts' veteran minicamp and analyze the team's focus on their minicamp primer. The team discusses what the Colts will want to accomplish and where they can solidify the roster and in-game improvements heading into training camp. Lastly, the guys play a round of "Hook and Lateral," breaking down the five most important players for the 2023 season and some position group battles prior to training camp.
Official Podcast: Taking Shape
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Casey Vallier discuss the Colts' ongoing OTAs and how Anthony Richardson is transitioning in the Colts offense and Gardner Minshew is exceeding expectations. The Colts this week signed veteran free agent WR Breshad Perriman and the crew talks about how he fits into the offense and chat about how the Colts' secondary is taking shape with veteran Julian Blackmon taking over at strong safety and TE Kylen Granson who has been putting in a nice spring offseason. Lastly, the gang breaks down the Colts' joint practices with the Bears and Eagles later this summer and how important those sessions will be for Anthony Richardson.
Official Podcast: Differences & Development
The Colts Official Podcast returns this week with Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton as they discuss the development trajectory for Anthony Richardson and NFL QB similarities and differences. Recapping the first week of the OTA period, the crew breaks down the first-team quarterback reps being split between Anthony Richardson and Gardner Minshew and discusses the team's health with players still rehabbing injuries from last season. Former Colts safety Antoine Bethea joins the podcast to discuss his chat with the Colts rookies about getting their early NFL careers off to a successful start.
Official Podcast: OTAs Beginning
The Colts have started their first week of OTAs and Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton discuss what the team hopes to get out of the next few weeks to build a strong foundation before training camp this summer. The crew looks at the early quarterback battle between Anthony Richardson and Gardner Minshew and predicts how the Colts will handle the quarterback reps in the spring. Lastly, the guys dive into Dayo Odeyinbgo's offseason to examine what kind of year might be in store for him in 2023.
Official Podcast: Unofficial depth chart and Bjoern Werner
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBET returns today with Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz looking at the Colts' unofficial depth chart and slotting where some of the rookies factor in the pecking order. The crew plays a round of "Failed It or Nailed It" regarding the NFL schedule that came out last week and former Colts defensive end and German native, Bjoern Werner joins the podcast to discuss his excitement for the Colts' visit to Germany this fall to take on the New England Patriots.
Official Podcast: Rookie minicamp and 2023 NFL schedule release
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBET is back as Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz recap rookie minicamp, discuss first impressions on Anthony Richardson and break down the rookie draft picks that have the best chance to compete right away for playing time. Emory Hunt, NFL Draft analyst from CBS Sports joins the show to shed light on the day three draft picks for the Colts. Finally, the crew previews the NFL schedule coming out later this week and makes some Colts schedule predictions for 2023.
Official Podcast: 2023 NFL Draft Recap
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, Jeffrey Gorman, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break down the 12 players drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2023 NFL Draft, highlighted by Anthony Richardson who was selected 4th overall. Larra and JJ talk with Jayson West, head coach of Franklin Central High School, who coached Julius "JuJu" Brents at Warren Central High School.
Official Podcast: Final preparations
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break down the finishing touches the Colts are making to their draft board ahead of Thursday night's first round. The crew reacts to what Chris Ballard had to say at his pre-draft press conference and discusses some roster questions in the spring on a segment called "Do We Know Yet?" Lastly, Trevor Sikemma, NFL draft analyst from Pro Football Focus, joins the podcast to preview the chaos that might unfold on draft night and the gang closes out the show with their own drafts on some non-football categories.
Official Podcast: Setting the draft board
We're a little over a week away from the 2023 NFL Draft and Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton discuss the Colts setting their board and try to predict how the first four picks will go next Thursday night. The crew plays a round of "What If I Told You…" and reacts to some statements regarding the Colts draft and some defensive expectations for next season. Lastly, we hear from former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano who will be back in town this Friday for the 11th annual Chuckstrong Gala.
Official Podcast: Offseason workout program begins, sophomore improvements and non-quarterback draft needs
The Official Colts Podcast returns as Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz discuss the Colts' draft needs outside of quarterback on the "Draft Thermometer," previews the start of the offseason workout program by taking a look at some potential improvements from the 2022 rookie class and what might be in store from those players in year two.
Official Podcast: Quarterback evaluations
The Colts Official Podcast returns this week with Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor and Larra Overton breaking down the quarterback draft class following pro days and what the Colts are looking for this week during private workouts with the projected top signal callers. The crew debates what the Colts would need to see to possibly move up one spot in the draft to select a quarterback and lastly previews the Colts' offseason workout program which begins next week.
Official Podcast: NFL Owners Meeting in Phoenix with Shane Steichen, Chris Ballard and Jim Irsay
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week as Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier are joined by JJ Stankevitz, who is live from Phoenix at the NFL Owners Meetings, to talk about the NFL news that broke regarding Lamar Jackson requesting a trade and JJ sits down with Colts head coach Shane Steichen to talk about the first month of the job and looking forward to the NFL Draft.
Official Podcast: Discussing Colts free agency additions of Gardner Minshew, Taven Bryan, Samson Ebukam and Matt Gay
This Official Colts Podcast is back with Jeffrey Gorman and JJ Stankevitz breaking down what the Gardner Minshew signing at quarterback and Ashton Dulin's return means for the Colts. Matt Taylor and Larra Overton break down the current state of the Colts' roster a week into NFL free agency and former Colts running back Robert Turbin, NFL analyst on Sirius XM, joins the show to talk Colts and NFL free agency. Lastly, the crew has some fun making a "Colts Moments" bracket in the spirit of the NCAA Tournament.
Official Podcast: Entering Free Agency
The Colts Official Podcast returns as Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor and JJ Stankevitz discuss the latest with the Colts on this first week of free agency. They break down the players that are back in the fold and the guys that have departed for other teams around the NFL. The guys also elaborate on the bomb the Bears dropped on the NFL by trading the number one overall pick to the Panthers and what that means for the Colts and break down some positions that could be bolstered by the Colts in the coming weeks in free agency.
Official Podcast: Coaching Staff, Combine Recap, and NFL Draft Insider Charles Davis
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton go over the Colts' coaching staff that was announced this week and discuss their quarterback takeaways from last week's NFL Scouting Combine. The crew also mulls the decisions that the Colts might have to make in the coming weeks when factoring in whether or not to move up the draft board. And finally, we hear from NFL Draft Insider Charles Davis who sat down at the Combine last week on the prospects at quarterback and the hiring of new head coach Shane Steichen.
Official Podcast: NFL Scouting Combine and Eric Edholm
On this week's Colts Official Podcast, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton discuss the happenings at the NFL Combine and preview the topics that will be discussed later this week when Chris Ballard and Shane Steichen meet with the media. The guys also discuss the latest changes on the Colts' coaching staff and the number of difference makers that are currently on the Colts' roster. Lastly, the crew welcomes in NFL Draft insider Eric Edholm from NFL.com to discuss the top quarterbacks in the draft and what the Colts could be looking for as they're currently slated to draft in the top five.
Official Podcast: The Specs on Steichen
Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton go in-depth on the Shane Steichen hire and discuss his plan to call plays and what that means for the Colts' offense in 2023. The gang also talks about what Shane Steichen might be looking for in a quarterback next year and chat with Colts' radio analyst Rick Venturi about what he thinks of the Steichen hire and his thoughts on the current state of the Colts at this juncture in the offseason.
Official Podcast: We Got Our Guy
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by Wynn Bet, Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, and JJ Stankevitz react to the Shane Steichen introductory press conference and what his philosophy on offense will look like in Indianapolis. The crew also looks around the NFL on some big picture league items on "Heart It or Hate It" in the spirit of Valentine's Day.
Official Podcast: Getting The Hire Right
On this week's Official Colts Podcast brought to you by Wynn Bet, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor discuss the benefits of the Colts' being thorough in the selection of their next head coach. Judy Battista, NFL columnist from NFL.com joins the podcast to discuss the national take on the Colts' coaching search and her thoughts on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Chiefs and Eagles. Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz join Jeffrey for a round of "Let's Make a Deal" on some hypothetical Colts' scenarios this offseason. And finally, the crew debates some of the all-time Super Bowl performances both on and off the field.
Official Podcast: Rookie Reports
The Official Colts podcast returns this week brought to you by WynnBet. Jeffrey Gorman and JJ Stankevitz recap the rookie seasons of first-year Colts and break down their potential for next season and discuss Jonathan Taylor's ankle procedure and what that means for him in the offseason. Frank Schwab, NFL insider from Yahoo! Sports drops by to talk about the Colts' head coaching search and the upcoming Super Bowl. Lastly, Matt Taylor and Larra Overton join the crew to pass some football topics around on "Hook & Lateral."
Official Podcast: Head Coach Search
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet is back this week as Jeffrey Gorman and JJ Stankevitz break down the latest with the Colts' head coaching search. Matt Taylor and Larra Overton discuss what they learned from the divisional round of the playoffs and how that applies to the Colts going forward. Lastly, the entire crew drops their opinion on some Colts' topics on a round of "You In Or Out?"
Official Podcast: Offseason To-Do List
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet is back this week featuring Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz updating the Colts' ongoing head coaching search and break down the big-picture items that need addressing this offseason by the Colts. Lastly, the panel discusses the good and bad areas of the Colts in 2022 and debates how transferrable and fixable those areas are heading into next season.
Official Podcast: 2022 End of Season
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz convene to discuss their reaction to the end of the 2022 season and what players said for the final time in the locker room following the loss to the Texans. The crew examines what interim head coach Jeff Saturday had to say about his desire to become the head coach next season. Lastly, the gang breaks down Chris Ballard's end-of-season press conference and debates where the team fell short and what changes need to be made this offseason.
Official Podcast: How Do You Respond?
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break down Jonathan Taylor's injury and the best offensive plan for him to return to his game-changing form next season, over the last few games evaluating if you have the right guys in the building, players that are emerging late in the season that the Colts can build around for next season, and discuss the players that have a chance to make the Pro Bowl.
Official Podcast: Down the Stretch
On this week's Official Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier discuss the Colts coming back to work following the bye. They also discuss T.Y. Hilton signing with the Cowboys and Hilton's place in Colts' history. The crew makes their predictions as the Colts head "down the stretch" of the regular season and visit with Lindsay Rhodes, NFL insider from the NFL Rhodes Show Podcast and SiriusXM.
Official Podcast: Bye Week
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz discuss the aspects of the Colts that need the most attention in the final four games. The crew also examines a few rookies and the impact they've made through three quarters of the season and their potential for next season.
Official Podcast: How Did We Get Here
On this week's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton break down how the Colts season has led to 4-7-1. They discuss the offensive inconsistencies, the lack of a vertical passing game, and how the Colts have found themselves in the situation they are in losing 5 of their last 6. The crew also breaks down which NFL teams would make a College Football Playoff type field if the season ended today.
Official Podcast: Making Things Difficult
The Official Colts Podcast is back presented by WynnBet. Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz discuss the ramifications of the Colts' close loss to the Eagles and dive into what "Thanksgiving Recipes" the Colts need to have in the final six games of the season. Dan Graziano, ESPN NFL Insider, joins the show to discuss his national take on the Colts through 11 games and the hiring of Jeff Saturday. And lastly, Kalen Jackson, Vice Chair/Owner of the Colts, stops by to discuss the growth of Kicking The Stigma and dedicating the Monday Night Football game against the Steelers to mental health awareness.
Official Podcast: Any Given Saturday
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet returns this week recapping Jeff Saturday's impact on the Colts through one week, the victory over the Raiders, Parks Frazier's debut as the offensive play caller, and the return of Matt Ryan at quarterback. Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz, and Larra Overton hand out "helmet stickers" to deserving parties for their performance in Las Vegas.
Official Podcast: Jeff Saturday Named Interim Head Coach
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet returns today featuring Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz as the crew reacts to the Colts dismissing Frank Reich and hiring interim head coach Jeff Saturday. How should Reich's tenure be remembered? What made Saturday the right fit for the Colts' interim position? What's the outlook for the rest of the 2022 season? We answer all these questions and more on this week's podcast.
Official Podcast: Changes to the Colts
The Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet returns today featuring Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz as the crew reacts to the Colts moving on from Marcus Brady as offensive coordinator and the trade of Nyhiem Hines to the Buffalo Bills. The team discusses the significance of the moves and their impact on the remainder of the season.
Official Podcast: Change at Quarterback
On today's Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet, Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz cover every angle of the Colts' change at quarterback from Matt Ryan to Sam Ehlinger for the remainder of the season. The crew discusses what Sam brings to the offense, what the offense will look like going forward, and the outlook for the rest of the season after a 3-3-1 start.
Official Podcast: Finding An Identity
On this week's Official Colts Podcast powered by WynnBET, Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz break down the Colts' 34-27 win over the Jaguars and preview their showdown on Sunday in Nashville against the Titans with first place in the AFC South on the line. Next, they dive into the biggest reasons why the Colts are on a two-game winning streak and what needs to be shored up going up against the Titans for the 2nd time in four weeks. Lastly, the crew chats with Ty Dunne from The Go Long Podcast about the Colts, the NFL, and his new book, 'The Blood and Guts: How Tight Ends Save Football'.
Official Podcast: Making It Work
Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, and JJ Stankevitz are back this week for the Official Colts Podcast presented by WynnBet. The crew discusses the Colts 12-9 overtime win over the Broncos, analyzes remaining areas of concern going into week 6 against the Jaguars on "Pen or Pencil", and hands out some first-quarter-of-the-season superlatives.
Official Podcast: What The Colts Need To Clean Up
The podcast crew breaks down the Colts' huge win over the Chiefs and discuss where things went right and what areas still need to be cleaned up. The gang also takes a look at where the Colts sit in the AFC South after three games and they visit with NFL insider Kay Adams, the host of the Up and Adams Podcast.
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Official Podcast: Dissecting Week 2
The Official Colts Podcast returns this week with Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor examining why the Colts have started poorly to begin games, what's going on along the offensive and defensive fronts, and why they had a hard time slowing down Trevor Lawrence. JJ Stankevitz and Larra Overton join Jeffrey to discuss the Colts lack of production at receiver on Sunday and the Colts' new defensive scheme through two games.
Official Podcast: Week 1 Reactions
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week featuring Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, JJ Stankevitz, and Larra Overton. The crew discusses the state of the Colts after a week one tie with Houston. The gang also debates the areas, good and bad, that we need to chill out on through just one game. And finally, we center in on defensive end Kwity Paye on the Colts' Close Up and preview the week two matchup against the Jaguars.
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Official Podcast: It's Game Week
The NFL season is here! The Colts kickoff the 2022 regular season on Sunday in Houston against the Texans. On this week's podcast, JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton, and Matt Taylor discuss the Colts mentality going into the regular season, the return of Shaquille Leonard to the practice field, a look at how the Colts can attack the Texans, and the crew busts out a round of Big Deal or Big Whoop!
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Official Podcast: Initial 53-Man Roster
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, and JJ Stankevitz react to the Colts' initial 53-man roster. The guys discuss the strengths of the team, three quarterbacks on the roster, the depth in the defensive secondary, and where some roster claims might happen in the next few days. Former Colts quarterback and ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky joins the podcast to weigh in on his expectations for Matt Ryan in 2022, the Colts defense under Gus Bradley, and why he thinks the Colts could be the team to beat in the AFC South.
Official Podcast: Counting Down Training Camp
On this week's podcast, JJ Stankevitz, Matt Taylor, and Casey Vallier discuss the wide receiver battle and who might have the edge to make the roster at that position. The fellas also discuss the viability of keeping three quarterbacks on the active roster to start the season, and how many cornerbacks the Colts can keep heading into the regular season. We also hear from Colts Owner and CEO Jim Irsay as he discusses his expectations for the 2022 season and what Matt Ryan has brought to the locker room culture.
Official Podcast: Recapping Buffalo
The Official Colts Podcast returns with Jeffrey Gorman, Larra Overton, JJ Stankevitz, and Matt Taylor as the crew discusses what stood out in the first preseason game in Buffalo, which players helped their cause at a roster spot, and what they want to see accomplished this week with joint practices with the Detroit Lions.
Official Podcast: Week 2 of Training Camp and Stacey Dales
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week with Matt Taylor, Larra Overton, JJ Stankevitz, and Casey Vallier. The crew comes to you from Grand Park on the first padded practice at Training Camp. They discuss their observations from camp up to this point, who has flashed so far in camp, and what to anticipate following the first padded practice. Lastly, Matt Taylor talks with Stacey Dales of the NFL Network to get a national view of this Colts team now led by quarterback Matt Ryan.
Official Podcast: Players Report For Camp
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week with Jeffrey Gorman, Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and JJ Stankevitz. The crew comes to you from Grand Park on report day for training camp. They discuss what Chris Ballard had to say with the media, four players starting the season on PUP, the depth the team has at wide receiver, defensive line and linebacker. And finally, the guys break down what Matt Ryan could potentially bring to the Colts offense in 2022 and hear from center Ryan Kelly about his tricks of the trade when it comes to getting through training camp.
Official Podcast: Pre-Camp Prelude
On this week's Official Colts Podcast, as a prelude to training camp, JJ, Matt and Casey talk about which Colts players are deserving of more hype heading into camp next week, break out their bold predictions for the Colts 2022 season, and jump in the time machine to offer up their thoughts on what moment in Colts history they wish they could go back in time to change. Lastly, we hear from linebacker Zaire Franklin who discusses the motivation behind his business academy and its impact on his hometown community in Philadelphia earlier this summer, and we answer your mailbag questions.
Official Podcast: Position Battles on Defense
This week's Official Colts Podcast centers around the biggest position battles on defense heading into training camp. Who will the third corner on defense be? Who starts at safety with Julian Blackmon and what does the Colts defensive line rotation look like? Matt, Casey and Larra also hear from Colts defensive end Kwity Paye regarding his involvement in NFL Africa earlier this summer and why he felt compelled to return to his native continent to give back to the game.
Official Podcast: Position Battles - Offense
The Colts Official Podcast is back this week with JJ, Larra, and Matt. The crew breaks down the biggest positional battles on offense at left tackle, wide receiver, and running back. The guys also talk about the NFL broadcast boot camp with Tracy Perlman, the NFL's Senior Vice President of Player Operations.
Official Podcast: Projecting Nyheim Hines
The Official Colts Podcast returns this week with JJ, Matt, and Larra discussing Khari Willis' retirement and what that means for the Colts secondary. The gang also dives into the need for a veteran wide receiver heading into training camp and if Nyhiem Hines can fill that role despite being a running back. Lastly, the crew discusses which second-year player is in for the biggest jump in 2022.
Official Podcast: Morocco Brown
JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier return on this week's Official Colts Podcast to recap the Colts veteran minicamp last week. The crew was also joined by Morocco Brown, who was recently promoted to Chief Personnel Executive to talk about what his new role will be and the continuity of the scouting staff under Chris Ballard. All of that and more on this week's podcast.
Official Podcast: OTA Standouts
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week as JJ, Larra and Matt discuss their summer plans now that Memorial Day Weekend is in the rearview mirror and also break down their early impressions of the Colts during OTAs. The group discusses the early sketch of the Colts starting lineups on both sides of the ball and ponder ways to make Pro Bowl weekend better now that the NFL is considering eliminating the NFL all-star game in the future.
Official Podcast: Nick Foles Signing & OTA Storylines
The Official Colts Podcast returns this week with JJ, Matt and Larra as they break down the timing of the Nick Foles' signing at quarterback and the start of OTA storylines. The crew also discusses potential bounce back seasons from Dayo Odeyingbo and Parris Campbell who played with injuries in 2021, and they place their bets on possible scenarios that could unfold next season.
Official Podcast: Recapping Rookie Minicamp and Talking Schedule Process with NFL VP of Broadcast Planning, Mike North
The Official Colts Podcast returns this week with Matt Taylor, Larra Overton and Casey Vallier as the crew recaps the rookie minicamp, dives into the battle at left tackle between Matt Pryor and Bernhard Raimann, and if the Colts need to look into signing a veteran quarterback. The guys also discuss the NFL's scheduling process with Mike North, the VP of Broadcast Planning with the NFL.
Official Podcast: 2022 Schedule Preview and Draft Recap with Reese's Senior Bowl Executive Director, Jim Nagy
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week featuring special guest Jeffrey Gorman as he discusses keeping busy with the Jim Irsay Collection and the Jim Irsay Band this offseason. Also, JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Matt Taylor preview the Colts' 2022 schedule being released this week and talk about what to expect from rookie Alec Pierce next season. Finally, the guys recap the Colts' draft class with draft insider and executive director of the Reese's Senior Bowl, Jim Nagy.
Official Podcast: Recapping the Colts 2022 Draft and Draft Analysis with ESPN's Matt Bowen
The Colts Official Podcast is back this week recapping the Colts' 2022 draft class and discussing the important roles those players will have as rookies in 2022. Also, JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Matt Taylor chat about the Colts passing on a quarterback in the draft, trading up for safety Nick Cross and waiting on a cornerback until round seven. And finally, the crew welcomes in former NFL safety and ESPN NFL analyst Matt Bowen to discuss the production the Colts need out of Alec Pierce at receiver in year one.
Overtime: Final Thoughts on 2022 NFL Draft
JJ Stankevitz, Bill Brooks and Casey Vallier return for another Overtime episode recapping the Colts' four draft picks on day three of the 2022 NFL Draft. The guys talk about the additions the team made with the four selections and the amount of upside these guys will bring the Colts with defensive tackle Eric Johnson, tight end Andrew Ogletree, defensive tackle Curtis Brooks and cornerback Rodney Thomas.
Official Podcast: Draft Week. Strategy and Preparation with Colts Director of Player Personnel, Kevin Rogers
The Colts Official Podcast is back recapping the first week of the offseason workout program and previewing the upcoming NFL Draft. JJ Stankevitz, Larra Overton and Matt Taylor break out "The Draft Thermometer" featuring the hottest positions of need for the Colts and discuss draft strategy and preparation with Colts Director of Player Personnel Kevin Rogers.
Official Podcast: Stephon Gilmore, Ryan Kelly, and Your Questions.
JJ Stankevitz, Matt Taylor and Larra Overton discuss the impact of Stephon Gilmore on the Colts' defense next season. The crew also examines the need for more depth at cornerback the rest of this offseason and if the Colts have the makings for an elite defense in 2022. Also, Colts' center Ryan Kelly stops by for a visit to discuss how therapeutic it is to be back with his teammates at the start of the offseason workout program. And finally, the guys take Twitter questions from fans regarding the depth of the offensive line on the weekly mailbag feature.
Official Podcast: Breakout Seasons in 2022
The Official Colts Podcast is back this week as the gang breaks down players that are capable of breakout seasons in 2022. We also hear from Kevin Clark, senior writer from the Ringer as he weighs in on the Colts and the NFL trades and how they impacted Indianapolis.