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Foundation in place, Colts' Frank Reich looks ahead at 2019
Indianapolis Colts are in solid position after a resurgent 2018 season

Colts not far from turning 2018 NFL playoff run into 2019 Super Bowl.
With an abundance of draft picks and cap space, the Colts have the capital to fill every hole on their roster, and they don't have that many needs.

Despite dismal playoff loss to Chiefs, Colts face bright future | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This one’s going to hurt for awhile, certainly for a few weeks. Think of a punch to the gut. It pushes the air out of your lungs, leaves you gasping, seeing stars, wondering what just happened.

Kravitz: Colts are a playoff no-show against the Chiefs, but there’s still cause for optimism – The Athletic
“We played checkers; they played chess. That's how today went.’’

Colts are right. They'll need this loss for the future.
Eric Ebron: 'I’m not saying we (wanted) this loss, but you need this loss. It makes (the future) that much sweeter.'

Colts’ Fight, Resolve Top Of Mind As Team Begins Offseason
The Indianapolis Colts started the 2018 season with a 1-5 record, but won 10 of their final 12 games to earn a spot in the postseason and advance to the Divisional Round. Saturday’s playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs stings, but the Colts coaches and

This ‘rewarding’ season was the beginning of the rest of Andrew Luck’s career – The Athletic
The final game didn't go as Luck or the Colts wanted. But this was the season when the Colts checked off the biggest item on their to-do list: Their franchise leader is back.

Colts’ Andrew Luck wading into different type of offseason (and that’s good) | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The uncertainty of the next few weeks and months beats the alternative for Andrew Luck. He’s not heading into an offseason (2016) after missing the final seven games of ‘15 with a lacerated kidney and aware damage had been done to his right shoulder in the third week of...

Colts Notebook: Locker Room Clean Out Bring Several Updates On 2019 Colts | 1070 the Fan

On Sunday, the Colts cleaned out their lockers and began the start on the 2019 offseason. What was learned from the final player media access until OTAs?

Colts' T.Y. Hilton reveals nature of ankle injury
Hilton continue to perform despite playing through high and low ankle sprains

Colts’ notebook: T.Y. Hilton ‘gave everything I had’ | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The cure for what’s been ailing T.Y. Hilton is something he’d just as soon not be dealing with. That would be rest, and the Indianapolis Colts’ veteran wideout has plenty of that on the heels of Saturday’s 31-13 AFC divisional playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs ...

Holder: Colts should do the smart thing and re-sign Adam Vinatieri – The Athletic
Has any doubt begun to creep into the mind of general manager Chris Ballard regarding his 46-year-old kicker?

Adam Vinatieri can't imagine walking away if Colts want him
“If they’re wanting, I can’t imagine (I’d) not keep playing,” Vinatieri said.

Adam Vinatieri of Indianapolis Colts misses short field goal
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri was 97-for-97 on field goal tries from 23 yards and shorter entering Saturday, per ESPN Stats & Information data.

Clayton Geathers: ‘I Want To Be A Colt’
Safety Clayton Geathers, who just wrapped up his fourth season with the Indianapolis Colts, is set to become an unrestricted free agent this spring, but says he doesn’t want to be anywhere but in Indianapolis.

Jack Doyle Reflects On ‘Crazy’ Injury-Filled 2018 Season
Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle first missed five games in 2018 with a hip injury, and then suffered a serious kidney injury in Week 12 that required surgery and a two-night stay in the hospital. Doyle on Sunday talked to reporters for the first t

Colts’ notebook: Jack Doyle feeling better; but still taking it slow | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Jack Doyle is eager to put an injury-plagued season behind him. He’s just not certain how quickly that might occur. The Indianapolis Colts’ veteran tight end saw any hopes of building on a Pro Bowl season sabotaged by injuries.

Kravitz’s Colts Report Card: Failure to run well or defend the run made for a one-sided game – The Athletic
The only way the Colts were going to win this game was by running it and playing keep-away from Patrick Mahomes, and they fell miserably short.

Colts are lousy in 31-13 loss to Chiefs in snowy NFL playoff game.
Indianapolis Colts failed at all three phases in a bafflingly bad 31-13 loss Saturday to Kansas City Chiefs in NFL playoffs during Winter Storm Gia.

Colts offensive line comes up small in playoff loss to Chiefs
Indianapolis gave up three sacks, struggled to establish the run and found itself bullied by Kansas City's defense.

Andrew Luck, Colts see inspiring season end with thud versus Chiefs - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
With their QB back to playing great football and a nucleus of young talent, the Colts look like a team that could contend for years to come.

5 Things Learned: Colts Season Ends In Ugly Loss To Chiefs | 1070 the Fan

It was an extremely disappointing effort from the Colts with their season ending in a 31-13 loss to the Chiefs on Saturday afternoon. What was learned from the Colts’ Divisional Round loss?

Self-Inflicted Wounds Doom Colts In Playoff Loss To Chiefs
The Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 season came to end end on Saturday night after a 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Drops, penalties and other mistakes prevented the Colts from ever gaining any real traction against

Hits And Misses: Few Individual Performances Overshadowed By Big Playoff Loss To Chiefs | 1070 the Fan

Let’s take a look at the good and the bad from the Colts’ season coming to an end on Saturday evening in Kansas City.

Colts-Chiefs Drive Of The Game: A Goode Special Teams Play
The Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 Divisional Round Drive of the Game, presented by Hays + Sons, was a defensive stand and subsequent blocked punt by Najee Goode recovered in the end zone by Zach Pascal for a touchdown for the Colts’ first score in their season

By The Numbers: Chiefs 31, Colts 13 (Divisional Round)
Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 Divisional Round loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

Snap Counts: Colts-Chiefs, Divisional Round
The Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs met up for their 2018 Divisional Round matchup on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. What were the snap counts for the Colts players in the matchup?