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Luck methodical when it matters, Colts beat Redskins 21-9

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Andrew Luck could recall a critical error the Indianapolis Colts made on almost every possession, some he made.When it mattered most, he was almost perfect. Luck shook off two interceptions and capped a methodical drive with his second touchdown of the game to help the Colts beat the Washington Redskins 21-9 […]

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Skins’ sellout streak ends, boos accompany 21-9 loss to Indy

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The half-century home sellout streak is over for the Washington Redskins.The announced attendance of 57,013 for Washington’s 21-9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday was about 25,000 short of the 82,000 capacity listed in the team’s 2018 media guide.The team boasts in the guide that it has “sold out every […]

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Luck methodical when it matters, Colts beat Redskins 21-9

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Andrew Luck could recall a critical error the Indianapolis Colts made on almost every possession, some he made.When it mattered most, he was almost perfect. Luck shook off two interceptions and capped a methodical drive with his second touchdown of the game to help the Colts beat the Washington Redskins 21-9 […]

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Skins’ sellout streak ends, boos accompany 21-9 loss to Indy

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The half-century home sellout streak is over for the Washington Redskins.The announced attendance of 57,013 for Washington’s 21-9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday was about 25,000 short of the 82,000 capacity listed in the team’s 2018 media guide.The team boasts in the guide that it has “sold out every […]

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Vinatieri visits Washington with chance at field goal record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri’s weekend preparations have already kicked into full force.He’s working with wet footballs, determining his best footgear and getting ready for another potentially big day in messy weather. It’s become a trademark of the NFL’s best clutch kicker.After 22-plus seasons in the NFL, Vinatieri has figured out how to thrive in […]

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Bengals aim to cut down on defensive penalties vs Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Safety Shawn Williams lowered his shoulder and hit Andrew Luck in the head as he was tackled, drawing an ejection.End Carlos Dunlap went for Luck’s legs and got a penalty for roughing the passer. He was flagged again when he landed hard on the quarterback after taking him down.The Bengals’ defense spent […]

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Colts’ Luck is next big test for Redskins’ Dunbar

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar watched in middle school as Larry Fitzgerald caught passes in the NFL.Years later, Fitzgerald was patting Dunbar on the helmet for a job well done.Dunbar helped shut down Fitzgerald and other receivers in Week 1, picking off Sam Bradford and looking like the kind of player the Washington Redskins […]

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Colts might lose another offensive lineman to injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has confirmed right tackle J’Marcus Webb injured his hamstring late in Sunday’s loss to Cincinnati.Reich did not provide a timetable for his return.Indy (0-1) played Sunday without longtime left tackle Anthony Castonzo because of a hamstring injury or projected starting right tackle Denzelle Good because of knee […]

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Luck welcomes soreness after throwing 53 passes in opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck’s postgame recovery process turned into a quick reminder of what he’d missed over the past 20 months.The throws, the hits and, yes, even the Monday morning soreness.So on his 27th birthday, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback stood at his locker and reflected on how he was dealing with moving beyond one […]

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Redskins’ offensive line living up to Hogs 2.0 nickname

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Long before Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson joining the Redskins was ever a possibility, Trent Williams made up Hogs 2.0 T-shirts for Washington’s offensive linemen.The original “Hogs” offensive line paved the way for three Super Bowl titles, so this group has a long way to go before they can be compared […]

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Indianapolis waives Swoope, activates practice squad player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have waived veteran tight end Erik Swoope and activated defensive tackle Jihad Ward from the practice squad.Swoope originally signed with Indy as an undrafted rookie at the University of Miami where he played basketball. He spent most of his first two seasons on the practice squad and finished last […]

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Injuries keep Colts searching for answers to protect Luck

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts spent the offseason investing in Andrew Luck’s protection plan.After one week, they like the results.Sure, Andrew Luck was sacked twice and hit seven more times in Sunday’s season-opening loss, but a makeshift offensive line with three new starters held up perhaps better than expected.”I’m not sure I’ve ever seen […]

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Bengals aim to cut down on defensive penalties vs Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Safety Shawn Williams lowered his shoulder and hit Andrew Luck in the head as he was tackled, drawing an ejection.End Carlos Dunlap went for Luck’s legs and got a penalty for roughing the passer. He was flagged again when he landed hard on the quarterback after taking him down.The Bengals’ defense spent […]

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Colts’ Luck is next big test for Redskins’ Dunbar

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar watched in middle school as Larry Fitzgerald caught passes in the NFL.Years later, Fitzgerald was patting Dunbar on the helmet for a job well done.Dunbar helped shut down Fitzgerald and other receivers in Week 1, picking off Sam Bradford and looking like the kind of player the Washington Redskins […]

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Vinatieri visits Washington with chance at field goal record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri’s weekend preparations have already kicked into full force.He’s working with wet footballs, determining his best footgear and getting ready for another potentially big day in messy weather. It’s become a trademark of the NFL’s best clutch kicker.After 22-plus seasons in the NFL, Vinatieri has figured out how to thrive in […]

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Luck welcomes soreness after throwing 53 passes in opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck’s postgame recovery process turned into a quick reminder of what he’d missed over the past 20 months.The throws, the hits and, yes, even the Monday morning soreness.So on his 27th birthday, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback stood at his locker and reflected on how he was dealing with moving beyond one […]

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Redskins’ offensive line living up to Hogs 2.0 nickname

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Long before Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson joining the Redskins was ever a possibility, Trent Williams made up Hogs 2.0 T-shirts for Washington’s offensive linemen.The original “Hogs” offensive line paved the way for three Super Bowl titles, so this group has a long way to go before they can be compared […]

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Indianapolis waives Swoope, activates practice squad player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have waived veteran tight end Erik Swoope and activated defensive tackle Jihad Ward from the practice squad.Swoope originally signed with Indy as an undrafted rookie at the University of Miami where he played basketball. He spent most of his first two seasons on the practice squad and finished last […]

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Luck welcomes soreness after throwing 53 passes in opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck’s postgame recovery process turned into a quick reminder of what he’d missed over the past 20 months.The throws, the hits and, yes, even the Monday morning soreness.So on his 27th birthday, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback stood at his locker and reflected on how he was dealing with moving beyond one […]

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Redskins’ offensive line living up to Hogs 2.0 nickname

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Long before Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson joining the Redskins was ever a possibility, Trent Williams made up Hogs 2.0 T-shirts for Washington’s offensive linemen.The original “Hogs” offensive line paved the way for three Super Bowl titles, so this group has a long way to go before they can be compared […]

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