In an interview with SI’s Peter King, the former Colts quarterback says his Papa John’s pizza biz has been smokin’ the state legalized—well, you know.
“There’s some different laws out here in Colorado,” Manning told SI‘s Peter King. “Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes.”Read more
The Atlanta Falcon just became the NFL’s all-time leader in returns for touchdowns. And one of them, in Super Bowl XLI, gave Indy quite a scare.
“I was like, ‘Hey, do NOT kick it to him,” Colts defender Robert Mathis recalls. “‘Kick it to him, and I’m going to fight you.’”Read more
Chris Hinton, former lineman and team Ring of Honor inductee, shares a fond memory of running roughshod over the Broncos on Halloween 1988, one of the top moments in Indy’s three decades as an NFL city.
The Colts galloped out of the gate and quickly reduced the Broncos to horsemeat. Running back Eric Dickerson racked up 159 yards and four touchdowns in the first 19 minutes.Read more
Listen to a breakdown of this month’s ”30 for 30” feature on the Colts anniversary, with WIBC’s Terri Stacy and two of our editors.
From Eric Dickerson to Jim Harbaugh to Peyton Manning to Super Bowl XLI to Andrew Luck, Rubino and West recapped how our city fell in love with its NFL franchise.Read more
The QB, a future Hall of Famer, reminisces about his all-time favorite passing target as part of IM’s look back at three decades of NFL football in Indy.
“I threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Harrison, and I thought in my head, ‘I think we can throw the ball to Marvin Harrison,’” says Manning. “‘It’s a pretty good idea because good things can happen.’ That’s pretty much what happened every time I threw to him all for those years—good things.”Read more
John Bragg and Andrew Luck converge in a ”career milestone.”
Assuming that Andrew Luck would show up sporting his famous neckbeard, John Bragg prepped for the event by inviting his hirsute buddies into the studio for trial runs to see how the lighting would play on their whiskers.Read more
“It was a scene for No. 12,” Mathis says of one play by Andrew Luck. “He matured.” Luck is more modest: “That was a very fortunate bounce. We really don’t want that to happen again.”Read more
Peyton Manning. Jim Irsay. Eric Dickerson, and Steve Emtman—remember him?
Besides Peyton Manning’s press conference announcing he was leaving the Colts, the only other televised event that ever preempted one of my high-school classes was Barack Obama’s first inauguration speech.Read more
The football veteran–turned–restaurateur shows his soulful side.
The eatery, named after Brackett’s youngest daughter, joins the ranks of Kountry Kitchen and Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles, but Brackett says it’s not a competition.Read more
Here, in his own words, the star pass-rusher and reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Year shares some of his standout memories from the past 11 seasons.
In IM’s September tribute to three decades of Indianapolis Colts football, Robert Mathis—the team’s longest-tenured defensive player—picked his top three comebacks. But he went even deeper in the interview. Read on to find out what else the sack master likes to reminisce about.Read more