Last Word: Rodrigo Blankenship, Special Teams Preview
Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier present this week's Last Word as the guys break down what they are most looking forward to at Colts camp next week and the Colts special teams' outlook for next season. The guys also visit with kicker Rodrigo Blankenship regarding his outstanding rookie season, where he's looking to improve and his eagerness to begin year two in Indy.
Last Word: Parris Campbell, Wide Receiver Preview
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor return on The Last Word to preview the Colts' wide receiver core heading into training camp. Can T.Y. Hilton return to being a big play machine with Carson Wentz as his quarterback? Is this the year Parris Campbell stays healthy? And how many receivers can the Colts afford to keep on the roster? The guys also go one on one with Parris Campbell to discuss his mindset heading into his third season and why he changed jersey numbers this off-season.
Last Word: Eric Fisher, Offensive Line Preview
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman take a look at the Colts' offensive line on this week's Last Word. The guys discuss how the O-line will perform with a new quarterback in Carson Wentz, Eric Fisher's return from injury, and a possible contract extension for Braden Smith. Eric Fisher also joins the show to break down his mindset joining a new team this off-season and what he will bring to the trenches on offense.
Last Word: Secondary Preview With Kenny Moore II
Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier bring you this week's Last Word previewing the Colts' secondary heading into training camp. They converse over the Colts' third cornerback position and Xavier Rhodes backing up his performance from 2020. We also hear from cornerback Kenny Moore II on what it takes to the best slot corner in the NFL, his leadership and his one handed catches.
Last Word: Jacob Eason on 2021 Being Somewhat Like His Rookie Season
Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier break down the Colts Quarterbacks and how they will look from 2020 to 2021 with nearly a completely different Quarterback room. Also, Jacob Eason spoke with Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman about 2021 being somewhat like his rookie season due to his lack of reps in 2020.
Last Word: Bobby Okereke On Third Season, Increased Role
Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier break down the Colts Linebackers and how the switch from the SAM to MIKE Linebackers will be for Bobby Okereke. Bobby Okereke spoke with Matt Taylor about making that transition and also about being able to participate in OTA's this offseason as compared to last year.
Last Word: Jonathan Taylor On Second Season, Running Back Group
Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier dissect the Colts' running game on this week's Last Word. The guys break down Jonathan Taylor's potential in year two, what Marlon Mack's role will be next season and if the Colts have the best running back group in the NFL. Jonathan Taylor also stops by for an interview to discuss where he's getting better this off-season heading into his sophomore campaign.
Last Word: Matt Eberflus and Marcus Brady
Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier return on The Last Word to discuss the Colts' heading into the summer months with OTA's behind them and looking forward to Training Camp. The guys are also joined by Defensive Coordinator, Matt Eberflus, and Offensive Coordinator, Marcus Brady.
Last Word: Off-Season Storylines, OTA Takeaways
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor return on The Last Word to discuss the Colts' biggest off-season storylines now that the off-season workout program for the Colts is in the books. The guys also recap the last two weeks of on the field activity with Colts head coach Frank Reich including Carson Wentz's first impression on the field in Indy.
Last Word: Robert Mathis On Ring Of Honor Induction
Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier discuss the value of a shortened off-season workout program for the Colts on this week's Last Word. The guys also discuss the major goals the Colts are trying to accomplish before the team breaks for the summer next week. And we also hear from Robert Mathis who will be inducted into the Colts' Ring of Honor in November. Robert explains how honored he is for that recognition, and shares some stories that defined who he was as a player.
Last Word: Eric Fisher, 2021 Schedule Breakdown
On this week's Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor break down the Colts' 2021 schedule, Eric Fisher joining the offensive line and why there's a kicking competition again in training camp. The guys also welcome Eric Fisher to the show as he explains his excitement to join one of the best offensive lines in football.
Last Work: Eric Edholm On Colts' 2021 Draft Class
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman discuss the Colts' 2021 Draft Class and the impact that Kwity Paye and Dayo Odeyingo will have next season as rookies. The guys also break down the pass rush outlook for next season without Denico Autry and Justin Houston. And finally, NFL Draft insider Eric Edholm joins the show to give his thoughts on the Colts' draft and some of the teams that helped themselves heading into next season.
Last Word: Chris Ballard On Draft Philosophies And Free Agent Signings
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word to preview the upcoming NFL Draft next week. They also break down the return of T.J. Carrie, George Odum and Zach Pascal to the roster next season. Chris Ballard, Colts' GM, visits with the guys to discuss his draft philosophies, the art of trading back, and what the draft room looks like next week.
Last Word: Daniel Jeremiah On 2021 NFL Draft
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word this week with the "Colts Draft Thermometer" on a few positions of need heading into the draft. The guys also preview the draft and possible Colts moves with Daniel Jeremiah from the NFL Network.
Last Word: Xavier Rhodes, Biggest Roster Needs
The fellas on The Last Word are back as they talk about the Colts' biggest roster needs after the first wave of free agency heading into the draft. They also break down why the Colts' prefer one year deals with players in free agency. And Matt Taylor goes one on one with cornerback Xavier Rhodes who returns to the team in 2021 after a stellar initial campaign in Indy.
Last Word: T.Y. Hilton, Latest Roster Moves
The Last Word is back tonight featuring Matt Taylor and Casey Vallier. The fellas discuss the return of T.Y. Hilton in free agency, the latest moves the team has made in the off-season, and the impact of a 17-game regular season in 2021. The guys also welcome T.Y. Hilton to the show to break down why he chose the Colts over other teams while on the open market.
Last Word: Marlon Mack And 2021 Free Agency
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word to discuss the Colts' moves in free agency and the return of Marlon Mack and Xavier Rhodes. The guy also break down the team's biggest needs at the moment heading into the draft. Matt also goes one on one with running back Marlon Mack who signed his new free agent contract with the Colts this week.
Last Word: Carson Wentz On Arrival In Indy, Relationship With Frank Reich
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word to break down in detail Carson Wentz's arrival in Indianapolis via a trade from the Philadelphia Eagles. The fellas update the Colts' moves in free agency, and bring on Carson Wentz to discuss his relationship with Frank Reich, his excitement to join a new team, and what he adds to the offense in 2021.
Last Word: In-House Free Agents And Darius Leonard
The guys on The Last Word are back this week previewing the start of free agency next week and discussing which key Colts' in-house free-agents have a good shot at returning to the team in 2021. Also, linebacker Darius Leonard stops by the show to break down his new Maniac Foundation and the work he's doing in the community.
Last Word: Joel Corry On 2021 Salary Cap And Free Agency
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor host this week's Last Word breaking down the 2021 salary cap and how the shrunken cap will affect mid-level free agents. The guys also welcome on former sports agent and salary cap expert Joel Corry from CBS Sports to discuss what to expect in free agency in less than two weeks.
Last Word: QB Situation, Quenton Nelson And Kevin Mawae
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word discussing Frank Reich's off-season press conference including the need to stabilize the quarterback situation, the possibility of moving Quenton Nelson to left tackle and T.Y. Hilton's free agency candidacy. The guys also welcome new assistant offensive line coach and Pro Football Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae to the show.
Last Word: Brandon Stokely, Options At Quarterback
The Last Word returns with Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor as they discuss the many options for the Colts at quarterback this off-season. The guys also welcome in former Colts wide receiver Brandon Stokely who was with Peyton Manning during last week's Super Bowl and Hall of Fame festivities.
Last Word: Offseason Needs, Luke Easterling On NFL Draft And Super Bowl Preview
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman return on The Last Word to discuss the Colts' most pressing needs this season outside of quarterback. The guys also preview Super Bowl 55 and talk about the upcoming NFL Draft with Luke Easterling who covers the Buccaneers and the Draft for USA Today.
Last Word: Marcus Brady, Quarterback Situation
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor return on The Last Word to discuss the Colts' quarterback options this off-season and what it would take to get a top quarterback in the draft and possibly in a trade. The guys also welcome in new Colts' offensive coordinator Marcus Brady.
Last Word: Philip Rivers' Retirement, Hall Of Fame Discussion With Clark Judge
On tonight's Last Word, Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman discuss what the Colts do next at quarterback with the retirement of Philip Rivers. The guys also discuss Marcus Brady taking over as offensive coordinator. Clark Judge from the Talk of Fame Network and Hall of Fame voter stops by to discuss Rivers' Hall of Fame candidacy, the chances of Reggie Wayne getting in this year and more.
Last Word: Chris Ballard's End Of Season Press Conference, Philip Rivers
The Last Word, the Colts' weekly off-season radio show, returns with Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor. The guys recap Chris Ballard's end of season press conference, discuss Philip Rivers' 2020 season, and visit with Anthony Castonzo who announces his NFL retirement this week.
Last Word: DeForest Buckner And Training Camp Storylines
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.
Last Word: Cornerback Depth And Rock Ya-Sin
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.
Last Word: Philip Rivers And Wide Receiver Battle
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.
Last Word: Jonathan Taylor And Rookie Impact
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.
Last Word: Colts Message On Social Injustice, Linebacker Depth And Bobby Okereke
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.
Last Word: Parris Campbell And Wide Receiver Depth
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor are back this week on The Last Word as they preview the Colts' wide receiver depth for next season, and second year wide out Parris Campbell joins the show to discuss how he's aiming to rebound from an injury plagued rookie season.
Last Word: Darius Leonard And 2020 Defensive Goals
On this week's Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor discuss if the Colts defense is ready to take off in 2020. Also, the fellas talk with Colts Pro Bowl linebacker Darius Leonard about his goals next season and what's motivating him heading into training camp.
Last Word: Colts' Schedule And T.J. Houshmandzadeh On Michael Pittman Jr.
The Last Word returns this week with Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor as the guys break down the Colts' 2020 schedule, and discuss Michael Pittman Jr.'s future with former NFL receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh who has been mentoring and working out with the Colts' rookie this off-season.
Last Word: Chris Trapasso And Draft Pick Breakdown
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor return on this week's Last Word to break down the Colts' nine draft picks and how that affects the roster in 2020. Also, NFL Draft insider Chris Trapasso joins the show to discuss his thoughts on the Colts' haul compared to the rest of the league.
Last Word: Chris Ballard Previews The Draft Prospects And Trey Burton
On this week's The Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier give a quick recap of the 1st Round of the 2020 NFL Draft. They also hear from Chris Ballard on the Wide Receiver depth and the Quarterback situation the Colts currently have. Also, the newest Colt, Tight End Trey Burton, talked with Matt Taylor about reuniting with Frank Reich.
Last Word: Nick Hardwick On Philip Rivers And Salary Cap Situation
The Last Word returns with Matt Taylor, the voice of the Colts, and Jeffrey Gorman as they break down the Colts salary cap situation at the moment. The guys also talk with Nick Hardwick, former Lawrence North Wildcat, Purdue Boilermaker and San Diego Charger Pro Bowl center who played 11 seasons with Phillip Rivers.
Last Word: Frank Reich Conference Call And Xavier Rhodes
Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier on The Last Word discuss what Frank Reich had to say about Philip Rivers, Jacoby Brissett, DeForest Buckner and Xavier Rhodes. The guys also hear from Xavier Rhodes who talked with Matt Taylor about signing with the Colts in Free Agency.
Last Word: Additions Of Philip Rivers, Sheldon Day
Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor return on The Last Word to discuss the signing of Sheldon Day on the Colts defense, and what Philip Rivers brings to the Colts offense in 2020. The guys also hear from Rivers as he breaks down what his familiarity with Frank Reich and Nick Sirianni.
Last Word: Anthony Castonzo And DeForest Buckner
On this week's Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Casey Vallier talk Free Agency about the Colts re-signing Left Tackle Anthony Castonzo and the big trade that sent the #13 overall pick in the upcoming draft to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for Defensive Tackle DeForest Buckner. Also Matt Taylor had a chance to talk with Castonzo and Buckner.
Last Word: Colts Passing Game And Mike Adams' Retirement
On this installment of The Last Word, Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman discuss the tale of two seasons for Jacoby Brissett and the Colts' passing game in 2019. The guys also chat with former Colts' safety Mike Adams and celebrate his retirement as a Colt.
Last Word: NFL Insider Alex Marvez And 2020 NFL Scouting Combine
The Last Word is back tonight with Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman as the guys recap the Colts' news at the NFL Scouting Combine. The fellas also hear from NFL insider Alex Marvez from Sirius XM NFL Radio regarding the Colts in free agency and the quarterback movement that could occur next month.
Last Word: Frank Reich On Combine And 2020 NFL Draft
On this week's Last Word, Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor discuss the likelihood the Colts draft some positions in the upcoming draft. The guys also hear from head coach Frank Reich ahead of the combine next week and talk about the latest news surrounding the NFL collective bargaining agreement.
Last Word: Tony Dungy On Colts Season And Edgerrin James
Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Colts head coach Tony Dungy joins Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman this week on The Last Word. Dungy talks about Edgerrin James joining him in the Hall of Fame, the Chiefs' potential for a dynasty and what the Colts have to do this off-season in order to rebound from a 7-9 season.
Last Word: Colts Rumors And Senior Bowl Coverage
The Last Word returns with Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman as the guys discuss the latest Colts rumors on the street. They also talk about the hottest NFL storylines and hear from Colts director of college scouting Morocco Brown from the Senior Bowl this week.
Last Word: Hall Of Fame Voting And Position Groups
The off-season radio show dedicated to all things Colts, The Last Word, returns with Jeffrey Gorman and Matt Taylor. The guys discuss the work that needs to be done on the team by position groups, and they also talk NFL Playoffs and Hall of Fame voting with NFL insider Clark Judge from the Talk of Fame Network.
Last Word: Ballard On 2019
Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Gorman discuss the 2019 season and the thoughts of GM Chris Ballard from his end of the season press conference on the first installment of the Last Word in 2020. Also, Matt talks with head coach Frank Reich about the improvement needed in the off-season.
Position Breakdowns & Moving To Training Camp
This week, on the final Last Word of the offseason, Matt Taylor and Jimmy Matis break down each position group and give you players to watch for, and Indianapolis Colts Director of Operations Jeff Brown joins the show to discuss the process of moving the team to training camp.
Nick Sirianni And Position Battles
On this week's Last Word, Casey Vallier, filling in for Matt Taylor, and Jimmy Matis talk about what position battle they are looking forward to when Training Camp gets here. Also, they listen to a conversation that Matt Taylor had with Colts Offensive Coordinator Nick Sirianni before the team left for the summer.
The Last Word - Vinatieri And Indy 500 Comparisons
The Last Word returns heading into Memorial Day weekend as Matt Taylor and Jimmy Matis preview the Indianapolis 500 by making some driver and Colts player comparisons. Also, Colts kicker Adam Vinatieir stops by to discuss his involvement as a part-time racing owner in the month of May.
5-3 The Last Word - Draft Recap and Rookie Preview (Audio)
On this week's Last Word, Matt Taylor and Jimmy Matis break down the 2019 draft haul for the Colts. The guys also talk with former Colts wide receiver and Ring of Honor member Bill Brooks who is the cousin of fourth round draft pick Khari Willis out of Michigan State.
4-26 The Last Word - Gearing Up for Second Round (Audio)
On this week's show, Matt Taylor took the show on the road to Brothers Downtown Indianapolis alongside with Rick Venturi, Jim Sorgi and Jack Mewhort led up to the 2nd Round of the NFL Draft and also talked with Jeff Diamond, who is a retired NFL executive who served as the General Manager for the Minnesota Vikings. Matt and Jeff broke down the opening round of the NFL Draft and also talked about the players still available in the NFL Draft.
4-19 The Last Word - Schedule Release and Draft Preview (Audio)
The weekly radio show for the Colts returns as Matt Taylor and Jimmy Matis discuss the 2019 Colts schedule and preview the draft starting next week. The guys also welcome in draft analyst Lance Zierlein from NFL.com to break down what the Colts may be thinking in the first few rounds.
4-12 The Last Word - Off-Season Program Burning Questions (Audio)
Jimmy Matis and Matt Taylor discuss the top questions for the Colts before the team reports for the off-season workout program on Monday. The guys also talk with Deon Cain who hopes to make a full recovery in 2018 after tearing his ACL last pre-season.
3-8 The Last Word - Free Agency Preview (Audio)
On this week's Last Word, Matt Taylor and Jimmy Matis preview free agency beginning next week by discussing who they might expect back in a Colts uniform next season. Also, the guys hear from defensive lineman Margus Hunt who signed a contract extension this week.
3-1 The Last Word - Combine Insights (Audio)
On this week's Last Word, Jimmy Matis and Matt Taylor recap the Colts news that came out of the Combine this week. Caroline Cann was also able to go one on one with Chris Ballard at the Combine to get his thoughts on upcoming free agency and the draft.