Practice Notebook: Colts' trust in Ronnie Harrison Jr. pays off; updates on Quenton Nelson, Ryan Kelly, Zack Moss ahead of Week 18 game vs. Texans
The Colts signed Ronnie Harrison Jr. to their practice squad and then 53-man roster with the plan of converting him to linebacker. In Week 17, he moved back to his natural position – safety – to give the Colts a much-needed veteran presence on the back end of their defense.
Practice Notebook: Status updates on Michael Pittman Jr., Jonathan Taylor, Zack Moss ahead of Week 16 game vs. Falcons
When injuries took Moss and Pittman out of the Colts Week 15 game, the Colts called upon wide receiver D.J. Montgomery and running backs Trey Sermon and Tyler Goodson to fill their spots. The trio combined for 215 scrimmage yards.
Practice Notebook: After Colts waive Shaquille Leonard, locker room vibes center on 'It's a tough business, but we gotta keep moving forward'
The Colts began preparing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – and adjusting to their reality with Shaquille Leonard no longer here – on Wednesday at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.
Practice Notebook: Bernhard Raimann kicks off special week ahead of Colts-Patriots game in Germany; Josh Downs, JuJu Brents do not practice
Raimann, a native Austrian, will have several family members in attendance for Sunday's game at Frankfurt Stadium, which is about six and a half hours away from his hometown of Vienna.
Practice Notebook: What Colts teammates expect to see from Anthony Richardson after season-ending shoulder surgery
The rest of Richardson's rookie-year development will have to take place behind the scenes, as the team announced Wednesday the 2023 No. 4 overall pick will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.
Practice Notebook: Colts will ramp up Jonathan Taylor's workload ahead of Week 6 game vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
Head coach Shane Steichen said Wednesday the Colts will continue to increase Taylor's snap count in practice this week ahead of Sunday's AFC South clash against the Jaguars in Jacksonville.
Practice notebook: For Anthony Richardson, Week 2 isn't about him vs. C.J. Stroud – it's Colts vs. Texans
Fair or not, for as long as they're in the league – especially in the same division – C.J. Stroud and Anthony Richardson will be compared against each other after going in the top five of the 2023 NFL Draft.
Practice notebook: Anthony Richardson, Colts starters will play Thursday vs. Eagles in preseason finale
Following Tuesday's joint practice with the Philadelphia Eagles, Colts head coach Shane Steichen said Anthony Richardson and other starters will play Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
Practice Notebook: Colts Begin Week 18 Preparation With Prayer For Damar Hamlin
Colts interim head coach Jeff Saturday opened his team meeting on Wednesday with a prayer for Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who remains in intensive care after a cardiac arrest during Buffalo's Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Practice Notebook: What Colts Left Tackle Bernhard Raimann Has Learned From Facing Khalil Mack, DeMarcus Lawrence, Chandler Jones And Other Veteran Pass Rushers As A Rookie
Raimann has faced a gauntlet of productive, experienced edge rushers during his rookie season, and has shown signs of progress through it.
Practice Notebook: Jonathan Taylor on 'Learning Experience' 2022 Season; Challenge of Slowing Down Justin Jefferson
Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor said Wednesday he's taken away many valuable lessons so far throughout the 2022 season, but knows the team can still do some damage in its final four-game stretch, starting Saturday at the Minnesota Vikings.
Practice Notebook: Shaquille Leonard Feeling 'Better And Better,' Hopes For Week 8 Return For Colts vs. Washington Commanders
Leonard has only played 16 snaps this season after missing time due to offseason back surgery, and a concussion/nose injury sustained in Week 4 against the Tennessee Titans.
Practice Notebook: From Alec Pierce to Rodney Thomas II, Colts' 2022 Rookie Class Is Already Making A Big Impact
The Colts have already got major contributions from rookies like Alec Pierce, Jelani Woods and Rodney Thomas II, and will continue to lean on a number of first-year players during the 2022 season.
Practice Notebook: Colts Don't Have To Change Sense Of Urgency As Texans Week Begins
The Colts have operated with a heightened sense of urgency since the start of training camp, which head coach Frank Reich and a number of players believe sets the team up well for Sunday's season opener against the Houston Texans.