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Posts Tagged ‘Gary Brackett’

Colts Fight to the Finish; Top Texans in Final Seconds 19-16

Don’t hand the Colts the first overall pick in April’s NFL Draft just yet. The horseshoes are on a two-game winning streak, and it feels good. While the Colts have won two in a row to give their season a different look, the Houston Texans are limping towards the finish on a season that was […]

LB Brackett and Safety Bullitt Both Land on IR

The Colts have placed linebacker Gary Brackett and safety Melvin Bullitt on injured reserve, owner Jim Irsay announced on Twitter. Brackett, 31, has missed the last two weeks with a shoulder injury and may have played his final game in a Colts uniform. The veteran middle linebacker is due to earn $5 million in base […]

Gary Brackett Fined

The NFL has fined Indianapolis Colts’ middle linebacker, Gary Brackett, for his hit on the Tennessee Titans’ long-snapper in the team’s 23-20 victory. Brackett was fined for the amount of $35,000. After Rob Bironas badly missed a field goal, which was a 61-yarder, Antoine Bethea returned but Brackett did a vicious hit that it knocked […]

Injury-Filled Colts Bring Revenge on Texans, Embarrass Them 30-17

The Indianapolis Colts entered this game looking for revenge. Last time the Colts met the Houston Texans, they were embarrassed in a away Week One match-up, letting Arian Foster run right over them with 231 rushing yards and a Texans’ 34-24 win. Now they looked to get their first away win against Indianapolis, as they’re […]

Joseph Addai, Gary Brackett Among Injured Colts

Indianapolis Colts’ running back Joseph Addai and middle linebacker Gary Brackett both sat out of today’s practice due to injury. They were among with five other Indy starters, including Dwight Freeney, who sat out of Wednesday’s practice. Freeny took his customary day of rest today. The Colts are just coming off a 38-14 win over […]

Colts Captains Named

All of the 32 NFL teams name captains just prior to the regular season; the Indianapolis Colts are no different in that regard. The team on Thursday named Peyton Manning (no surprise there) a captain on offense, Gary Brackett on defense, and Adam Vinatieri and Melvin Bullitt on special teams. This would be Manning’s eighth […]

Defense To Make Or Break Colts This Season?

By and large, the Indianapolis Colts have been an high-octane offensive team, with a bend-but-not-break defense. But with some astute signings on the defensive side of the ball (Gary Brackett, Antoine Bethea, Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis and a finally healthy Bob Sanders) totalling in the neighborhood of $242 million since 2006, the Colts should finally […]

Brackett, Hayden Out vs. Cardinals

The Indianapolis Colts took a hit within their linebacking corps and secondary as it looks like linebacker Gary Brackett and cornerback Kelvin Hayden will not play in Sunday’s contest against the Arizona Cardinals. Brackett injured his knee in last Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins while Hayden injured his hamstring – also against Miami. Look […]

Colts LB Gary Brackett awarded Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award

Matt Dollinger of has reported that Gary Brackett is the winner of this prestigious award that recognizes one NFL Player whose contributions to the community and charity are especially noteworthy. Brackett is honored for his work through his own organization the IMPACT Foundation which gives opportunity to children suffering from cancer that might not […]