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to the octagon and will be meeting wi

Postby lw789 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:49 am

INDIANAPOLIS - The Colts took one page out of Bill Belichicks book Monday.Theyre already on to next season.Theyd like to borrow another — reaching the Super Bowl.Less than 24 hours after another stinging playoff exit at New England, Indianapolis players and coaches turned their attention from the disappointment of falling short to a seemingly bright future for one of the younger teams in the league.We are close and every year weve taken another step, defensive end Cory Redding said as he started packing up his locker. I believe next year, we will take that next step.To achieve that goal, the Colts (13-6) know they cannot afford to stand pat.After stringing together three straight 11-win seasons, back-to-back AFC South titles and going one step deeper in the playoffs during each of Andrew Lucks first three seasons, New England again exploited Indys most glaring deficiencies in a 45-7 AFC championship game rout.While Luck has excelled behind a makeshift offensive line the past two years, the Colts ground game has not.Defensively, Indy still has not found a solution to New Englands power running game, either.The combination prompted team owner Jim Irsay to tell reporters Sunday night that Indianapolis must become a tougher team to continue its ascent, just three years removed from a 2-14 season that allowed Irsay to completely rebuild.Coach Chuck Pagano acknowledged those are two areas the Colts must improve in the coming months, if they are to get past their biggest nemesis.And make no mistake — those moves will be designed to turn the tables on New England, which has beaten Luck four straight times by a combined 189-73.Pagano has no doubt the Colts can find a way to break through.This is an up-and-coming team, Pagano said. There are things from that game that we recognize that need to be addressed and we will address them. ... Were knocking at the door and weve got to find a way to kick it in.Here are some other things to watch during the offseason:RETIREMENT RUMORS: Redding and receiver Reggie Wayne, two cornerstones of Indys resurgence, are both free agents. At ages 34 and 36, its unclear whether the Colts will bring them back — or whether they even want to come back. Both said Monday they would take some time before making a decision, but both believe the Colts could make a Super Bowl run in 2015. This is a good team, Wayne said. We had a lot of guys who fought through a lot of stuff and we made a lot of progress.TRENTS FUTURE: Trent Richardsons may not be back with the Colts next season. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 draft has been a huge disappointment, and its become increasingly clear Indy is unhappy with him. Since losing the starting job with two games left in the regular season, Richardson took one offensive snap in a wild-card round win over Cincinnati and was inactive for the final two playoff games, on Sunday because of a family emergency.INJURY QUESTIONS: Vick Ballard, Gosder Cherilus, Robert Mathis and Donald Thomas all wound up on injured reserve. The biggest question is what can the Colts expect in 2015? Ballard, a running back, has missed 31 straight regular-season games. Thomas, an offensive guard, has missed 30 in a row. Mathis, the 2013 sacks champ, is coming off a torn Achilles tendon at age 33, and 30-year-old Cherilus, Indys right tackle, had three different injuries this season and was getting around on crutches Monday.DRAFTING: Indy has been a bigger player in free agency in Paganos first three seasons. But general manager Ryan Grigson believes the draft is a foundation for success. With a young team and lots of contracts up after the 2015 season, the Colts need another good draft to get some young, inexpensive talent to get them past the Patriots.SIGNINGS: Indy signed receivers Kadron Boone, Ryan Lankford and Josh Lenz, defensive linemen Gannon Conway and Kelcy Quarles, running back Jeff Demps, linebacker Carlos Fields, safety Winston Guy, offensive lineman Tyler Hoover, and tight end Erik Swoope to futures contracts. All 10 were on Indys practice squad.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Nacho Monreal Spain Jersey . Aaron Hill and Cliff Pennington hit home runs in the first inning for the Diamondbacks, who beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night. Isco Jersey . Napoli hit two home runs, Jonny Gomes and prized rookie Xander Bogaerts also connected, and the Red Sox kept up their dizzying scoring spree at Yankee Stadium by bashing New York 13-9 Saturday for a fifth straight win. http://www.soccerspainfansshop.com/Marc ... ny-Jersey/. At Manchester United, Ferguson developed Beckham into one of the worlds most recognizable sportsmen, but the midfielder left United in 2003 for Real Madrid under a cloud after his relationship with the manager broke down. Isco Spain Jersey . A lawmaker is hoping the buzz from California Chromes run for the Triple Crown might build support for a bill that would place the U. Cesar Azpilicueta Spain Jersey . For one, he still gets to crank the intensity to the max. "I push pretty angry. I ran pretty angry too though, but I have fun doing it," Lumsden said.Gina Carano has some fight left in her yet. The mixed martial artist-turned-actress said on Thursdays edition of The Arsenio Hall Show that she is "actually kind of considering" a comeback to the octagon and will be meeting with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss her future. "Its something I can do that makes everything else disappear. I dream about it. I just didnt know if I was ever going to get placed with the opportunity to make a comeback," she said. "So Im either going to do it now or retire and say, Im never going to do it. So now is the moment." Carano (7-1) has never fought in the UFC, despite her contract being absorbed when the organizations parent company, Zuffa LLC, purchased Strikeforce in 2011. Her first and only loss of her career came in her last fight - against another potential UFC signee, Cris Cyborg - back in August 2009. Should Carano and White come to some sort of an agreement, the former face of womens MMA would enter into the Ronda Rousey sweepstaakes in the quest to dethrone the undefeated womens bantamweight champion.dddddddddddd Rousey, who most recently scored her first TKO victory in a win against fellow former Olympian Sara McMann, is awaiting the announcement of her next opponent. The water, however, isnt so clear. Carano would be near the top of that list along with Cyborg if she was willing to fight at 135 pounds. Also, division stalwarts Cat Zingano, who is the No. 1 title contender but remains out with a knee injury, and Alexis Davis, currently riding a five-fight win streak, are very much a part of the conversation. Even former 18-time boxing world champion and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm could find her way into a title shot if she can work out a deal with the UFC. Carano isnt looking that far ahead. All she knows is that shes not necessarily ready to hang up the gloves. "Theres not a workout that I go through that Im not fighting somebody in my mind," she said, "and its never gone away." China Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys Wholesale NFL Camo Jerseys Wholesale NFL Gear Cheap Jerseys Online Disocunt Football Jerseys Cheap NFL Black Jerseys ' ' '

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