Information about the Indianapolis Colts from around the Web
1. Conrad Brunner of 1070thefan.com examines the Colts' offensive performance in the red zone and on third down in the opening loss at Denver. By the numbers, red zone, 3rd down.
2. Mike Wells of ESPN.com interviews an injury expert on the Robert Mathis injury and is told the older an athlete is, the harder it is to return. Injury expert on Robert Mathis' return
1. Conrad Brunner of 1070thefan.com looks into the Colts' history of slow starts, including Andrew Luck trailing by double digits in 15 of 36 career starts. Who's to blame for Colts' slow starts?
1. Bob Kravitz of WTHR.com says there isn't a "next man up" after Colts lost Pro Bowl pass rusher Robert Mathis to an Achilles injury. Replacing the irreplaceable Mathis: There is no 'next man up' this time
1. Conrad Brunner of 1070thefan.com suggests no Wes Welker could mean more of Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer for the Broncos against the Colts. Sans Welker, Manning may turn to Latimer
1. Mike Wells of ESPN.com says Jim Irsay's suspension affects him more than the team. Suspension hurts Jim Irsay more than the Colts
2. Jarrett Bell of USA TODAY Sports thinks the NFL's suspension of Colts owner Jim Irsay was light. Jim Irsay's suspension didn't meet NFL's higher standard for owners
3. Mike Klis of the Denver Post writes that Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was "shocked" by his four-game suspension. Wes Welker: 'I'm as shocked as everyone' by four-game suspension
1. Kyle Montgomery of SB Nation's Mile High Report says Denver's pass rush is fired up to face the Colts' shuffled offensive line. Colts offensive line wounded; Broncos defense lickings its chops
1. Conrad Brunner wrote a story on Andrew Luck for NUVO that shows his personality and numerous interests. Andrew Luck conquers all!
2. Woody Paige of the Denver Post thinks the Broncos will stampede the Colts Sunday night. Broncos won't just beat Colts, they'll rout them
1. Mike Wells of ESPN.com reminds the Colts' O-line concerns are still an issue, and if anything, it's worse now. The Colts' offensive line is officially a mess
1. Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer says tonight's fourth preseason game between the Colts and Bengals is all about NFL greed. Fake game 4 evidence of NFL greed
2. Reggie Hayes of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel lists five Colts players on the bubble with final roster cuts looming. Five notable players on Colts roster bubble
1. Mike Wells of ESPN suggests the Colts should take a chance on free-agent offensive guard Richie Incognito. Colts should go after Richie Incognito
2. Tom Pelissero of USATODAY.com wonders if Colts GM Ryan Grigson has given QB Andrew Luck enough help. Colts need more than Luck to make NFL title run
3. Kevin Bowen of Colts.com covers Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk’s return to Indy for the Colts Kickoff Luncheon. Marshall Faulk hosts Colts Kickoff Luncheon
1. Mike Marot of Associated Press shares the Colts’ plan for suspended OLB Robert Mathis. Colts have plan in place for Mathis suspension
1. Mike Wells of ESPN.com says Colts have hard choice to make on pass catchers. Colts could face tough decisions at WR
2. Doug Farrar of SI.com calls the Colts "vulnerable" but team to beat in AFC South. AFC South preview: Vulnerable Colts still have the upper hand
1. Erik Lambert of SI.com’s Fansided isn’t a fan of Colts running back Trent Richardson. Time for Indianapolis Colts to Admit Trent Richardson Mistake
2. Kyle Rodriguez of Bleacher Report offers his analysis on the Colts through two exhibition games. Indianapolis Colts: What We’ve Learned Through Week 2 of the Preseason
3. Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports on former Colts fan favorite Antoine Bethea being sidelined Sunday by a head injury. Niners’ Antoine Bethea suffers concussion vs. Broncos