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Ex-Colts GM Bill Polian Feels Colts Are As Good as Anyone in League

Ex-Colts general manager Bill Polian, who is currently an ESPN NFL analyst, says his former team is as good as anybody in the league, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports. “It all starts with Andrew Luck and clearly he’s the best of the young quarterbacks that have come into the league in terms of everything he […]

Polian Says He Was Fired for Not Having a Good Backup

Bill Polian believes his biggest mistake was not having an adequate backup for Peyton Manning, and that’s what led to his firing as vice chairman of the Colts. Polian told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the lack of a capable backup for the injured quarterback was the primary reason the Colts went from Super […]

Video: Colts Fire Chairman Bill Polian and GM Chris Polian

Polian Doesn’t Give Caldwell a Ringing Endorsement

It’s been a tough season for Jim Caldwell and the Colts, as the team is sitting at 0-13 and going nowhere fast. Now though, it is starting to sound more and more like the Colts are going into the offseason with not only the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in April, but also […]

Bill Polian Says Colts Will Consider Taking a QB in Draft

Bill Polian says the Colts may look for Peyton Manning’s successor in the next NFL draft. Without discussing specific names, Polian, the Colts’ vice chairman, told radio listeners he had already spoken with Manning about using Indy’s first-round draft pick on a quarterback and that Manning is “fine” with that. Speculation, of course, has centered […]

Manning Remaining On Active Roster To Practice, Not Play says Polian

Last night on his weekly call-in radio show Colts vice chairman Bill Polian was asked a question by a fan about Peyton Manning and why, despite his neck ailments, he was still on the active roster. Polian answered by saying that the Colts want to keep Peyton on the active roster so that, perhaps, towards […]

Kerry Collins to Start Week One If Manning Isn’t Ready

Colts executive Bill Polian confirmed that Kerry Collins — not Curtis Painter — will start in Week 1 if Peyton Manning (neck surgery) can’t. The decision isn’t sitting well with some Colts. “We don’t even know him, we ain’t vanilla, man, we ain’t no simple offense,” Reggie Wayne said. “So for him to can come […]

Manning Says He’s Willing to Take Less Money to Keep Players

Colts star QB Peyton Manning made it clear to Colts owner Jim Irsay and vice chairman Bill Polian that he does not need to be the league’s highest paid player if the team will invest the money instead in retaining core players. Manning wants action more than assurances, and he wants his contract done by […]

Bill Polian Fights Back Radio Hosts Who Questioned the Colts Drafting of OL’s

Paul Kuharsky, ESPN AFC South blogger, has the latest about Bill Polian and how he’s taking shots at a former player and some radio hosts that are questioning the Colts draft strategy. Colts vice chairman Bill Polian is not generally a big fan of outsiders who think they understand his team with the aid of […]