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Colts News: After strong debut, Julian Blackmon facing larger role at safety

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After a strong NFL debut, the Colts could turn to rookie Julian Blackmon to take on a larger role at safety after season-ending injury to Malik Hooker
Indianapolis Colts rookie safety Julian Blackmon on Sunday made his NFL debut against the Minnesota Vikings, about 9 1/2 months after undergoing surgery for a torn ACL suffered in his final collegiate game. The loss of starter Malik Hooker, plus Blackmon’

Colts Defense Dominates Vikings
After struggling to get key stops in the season opener, the Indianapolis Colts defense shut the door on the Minnesota Vikings.

Hits And Misses: Worrying About T.Y. Hilton's Drops? | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
Hits And Misses: Worrying About T.Y. Hilton’s Drops?

By the numbers: Counting the ways the Colts blew out the Vikings
In many ways, the Colts delivered an historic performance on Sunday.

Five things learned from the Indianapolis Colts' 2020 Week 2 victory over the Minnesota Vikings
What were the main takeaways from Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts 2020 Week 2 victory over the Minnesota Vikings? Here are Five Things Learned.

Colts head coach Frank Reich today had injury updates on WR Parris Campbell, S Malik Hooker, CB Rock Ya-Sin & more
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich today gave updates on several injured or sick players, including wide receiver Parris Campbell, safety Malik Hooker, cornerback Rock Ya-Sin and linebacker Matthew Adams.

Source: Colts’ Malik Hooker suffers season-ending Achilles injury | Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts learned the cost of Sunday’s win over the Minnesota Vikings. Safety Malik Hooker will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining an Achilles injury, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. ESPN’s Adam Schefter was among the first to report the news. Also, second-year wideout Parris Campbell […]

Colts Monday Notebook: Malik Hooker, Parris Campbell Suffer Significant Injuries | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
Colts Monday Notebook: Malik Hooker, Parris Campbell Suffer Significant Injuries

Colts safety Malik Hooker done for season with torn Achilles
Malik Hooker's season -- and maybe his career -- with the Colts is over.

Colts, Frank Reich must move on from injured players, but it’s not easy on personal level | Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not as simple as assess the damage from the previous game, plug in the next player and move on to the next opponent. Yes, that’s the bottom-line approach in the NFL. Never forget, it’s not a contact sport. It’s a collision business. One player gets hurt and another steps in. But Frank […]

Colts CB Rock Ya-Sin's availability for Jets game unclear
The Colts have not offered many details on Ya-Sin, who was briefly hospitalized on Sunday and diagnosed with an illness unrelated to football.

Colts LB Darius Leonard gives gloves to fan ... and his weeding ring
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard surprised a young fan with a gift after Sunday's win but the gift was bigger than even Leonard knew.


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Kravitz: Is this the start of something special for Colts RB Jonathan Taylor? – The Athletic
“There’s no question that this is a blueprint (for) what we want to look like,” Colts coach Frank Reich said.

Kravitz’s Dopey Report Card: Colts bounce back superbly vs. awful Vikings – The Athletic
Pass defense and special teams receive A-plus grades in Sunday's rout over Minnesota.

Colts: Behind Jonathan Taylor, Colts get back to 'Run the Damn Ball' identity
Frank Reich, who has made the running game a key tenet of the Colts foundation, corrected a Week One mistake by pounding away with Jonathan Taylor.