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8-8, 3rd in AFC South
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Will Colts let Walden walk?

Although LB Erik Walden led the team in sacks last season, Indianapolis might opt to get younger on defense rather than re-sign a 31-year-old who doubled his career high in quarterback takedowns during a contract year. Predicting big changes

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Chuck Pagano's tenure has gone south

Over Pagano's first three seasons, the Colts were 18 games above .500, with three playoff appearances and three playoff wins. But they've now gone consecutive years without a postseason berth. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Irsay pursued Gruden to be Colts head coach (1:12)

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts punter Pat McAfee announced on social media that he will not be kicking in the Pro Bowl as he prepares for surgery on his knee. Some of his post: "While looking at the scans of my right knee with me, my doctor informed me the injury I suffered in Week 10, is absolutely going to require surgery. This will be my 3rd knee surgery in 4 years. With that being said, after a little bit of deliberation, I am choosing not to participate in the Pro Bowl, because I do not want to risk any further damage before the surgery takes place. "…As a punter or kicker, being selected to the Pro Bowl means that your punting and kicking peers, the folks who actually know what makes a good punter or not, chose you to be the guy. For me, just as it was the first time I was selected, this is an incredible honor. I thank everybody who voted for me to be in the game but it's time I think about enjoying walking without pain for a couple weeks before my surgery makes this bad boy brand new…again."

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Sources: Colts pursued MNF's Gruden as coach

Colts owner Jim Irsay pursued Jon Gruden to become Indianapolis' head coach, but the Monday Night Football analyst plans to stay in the TV booth, sources told ESPN.

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One need stands above all others in Indy

Robert Mathis is retiring, while Trent Cole and Erik Walden -- who led the team with 11 sacks in 2016 -- are pending free agents. That leaves no doubt as to what the Colts need most come draft time. Biggest draft need

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Shades of 2006 Colts for 2016 Falcons?

Using expected points added, this year's Falcons look awfully similar to the 2006 Colts -- who won Super Bowl XLI -- on both offense and defense. That said, the '06 Colts got star safety Bob Sanders back from injury just in time for the playoffs. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Revisiting the Colts' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando initially gave the Colts a C grade for their offseason moves, and after another disappointing campaign, not much has changed at season's end. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

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PFF: Luck is NFL's most improved passer

After a turbulent 2015, Andrew Luck bounced back to have a career year this season. Pro Football Focus gives him a final grade four points higher than his previous best two seasons ago. Most improved players (Insider)

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Sando: Changes needed in Indy

The Colts are retaining both their head coach and GM after another disappointing season. But an aging roster, including the league's oldest defense in 2016, may force their hand to make sweeping personnel changes, Mike Sando writes. Overhaul rankings (Insider)

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Spurrier, P. Manning lead '17 College HOF class

Steve Spurrier is only the fourth person to be inducted in the College Hall of Fame as both a player and coach. He is joined in the 2017 class by Peyton Manning, Danny Ford and Marshall Faulk.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards262.6Tied-5th
Rushing Yards101.823rd
Points For25.78th
Points Against24.522nd

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