clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Colts News: Why are the Colts the best third down team in the NFL?

New, comment

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Why Are The Colts The Best Third Down Team In The NFL? | 1070 the Fan

Through two weeks, no NFL team has been better on third down than the Indianapolis Colts. Why have they had so much success?

When it comes to converting 3rd downs, NFL lines up behind Andrew Luck-led Colts | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – We’re only two games into a long season, but the early returns are beyond favorable for the Indianapolis Colts offense when it comes to moving the chains. They’re the NFL’s best – by far – when it comes to converting third downs.

Colts’ Quenton Nelson breaks down the art of the pulling block – The Athletic
When the Colts drafted Quenton Nelson, they had heard all about his impressive pulling skills. He's backed that up, and then some, so far this season.

Seven Things To Watch: Colts at Eagles | 1070 the Fan

The first road trip of 2018 has the Colts (1-1) staying in the NFC East for another Sunday 1:00 PM kickoff. What are seven things to watch for as the Colts take on the Eagles (1-1) in Week Three of the 2018 regular season?

KRAVITZ: 5 things to watch in Colts-Eagles game - Bob Kravitz - 13 WTHR Indianapolis
The Colts will be facing the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles as quarterback Carson Wentz returns to game action.

Colts anticipate big challenge against defending champs | Sports | heraldbulletin.com
Earlier this week, Frank Reich sent fine pastry to the Philadelphia media corps as a gift for the way he and his family were treated the past two years in

2018 Colts Preview: Colts/Eagles, Week 3
This could be among the biggest Indianapolis Colts games in recent memory as they travel to Philadelphia to take on the reigning Super Bowl champion Eagles.

Colts at Eagles: What to watch for Sunday in Philly | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Areas of interest in the Indianapolis Colts’ meeting with the Eagles Sunday at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Stadium. Kickoff: 1 p.m.

Colts' Frank Reich a diabolical genius at calling plays vs. Eagles?
We'll know more about the Colts' play calling, success on third down and Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz on Sunday

Colts Mailbag: Going Deep, Darius Leonard For DROY, Physical Receivers
In this week’s Colts Mailbag, readers inquire about the offense’s lack of deep throws, the ceiling for rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, being physical at the wide receiver position and more.

How Dave DeGuglielmo has brought the Colts' offensive line together
The Colts are (rubs eyes) in the top 10 in fewest sacks allowed through two games. Meet the man responsible.

Mike Phair Already Getting Results From Colts’ New Defensive Line

The Indianapolis Colts aren’t relying on a superstar’s saving grace along the defensive line. Instead, the unit is worrying about its fundamentals. Its objective: get off the ball quickly and wreak havoc.

Indianapolis Colts add tight end Erik Swoope to active roster with Doyle out | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With Jack Doyle out this weekend, the Indianapolis Colts elevated Erik Swoope to the active roster. The team also waived cornerback Lenzy Pipkins and signed quarterback Phillip Walker to the practice squad. The Colts put Swoope on the practice squad on Sept.

Colts Down 3 Key Offensive Starters Against Eagles | 1070 the Fan

The Colts had some big names on the injury list in Week Three against the Eagles. What does the final injury report of the week look like before heading to Philadelphia?

Colts linebacker Anthony Walker interns with Miami Heat, aspires to front office role in the future | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When Anthony Walker met Chris Ballard, the young linebacker wasn't shy about sharing his career aspirations with the Colts general manager.