Zak Keefer

Zak Keefer

Covering the Indianapolis Colts for the @indystar, and occasionally other things for @usatodaysports. Adjunct professor at @IUMediaSchool.

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Colts players have actually devised ways to avoid 1-on-1 collisions with Quenton Nelson in practice. Says Darius Leonard: "You see how big that man is? See, I’m smart. I use my hands … I’m not gonna let him try and kill me.” More from Margus Hunt:

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and his high school highlight tape is exactly what you'd expect. This almost isn't fair.

Mack is working on a side field.

QB Chad Kelly officially back on the Colts' practice squad.

Adam Vinatieri kicked well today in practice, drilling a bunch from 30-40 yards. I know the GIF that's coming, so I'll beat you to it.

Colts will look to rookie Bobby Okereke to fill Darius Leonard's stead. Asked how he looked last Sunday in Tennessee, here's how Frank Reich responded: "Like he needs more play time." Colts encouraged with the progress from the rookie out of Stanford.


If you can believe it, Andrew Luck is on the sideline at this moment, chatting with teammates like nothing is out of the ordinary. A surreal scene.

2 brothers in prison, another killed. Sleepless nights, grief counselors, weight lost. Cast aside by his dream school, labeled one of the worst picks in the draft. Now Darius Leonard is the best rookie in football. The rise – and rage – of The Maniac:

This actually just happened. Reporter: "Is this a must win Sunday?" Falcons player: [blank stare]

A speaker caught fire here at Nissan Stadium. This is not part of the pregame plan.

The Colts in 2019: » Return 21/22 starters, including two All-Pros » Add Justin Houston on defense + Devin Funchess on offense » Get Jack Doyle back (he missed all of December/playoffs) » Have 9 draft picks » Will have Andrew Luck coming off his first normal offseason in 5 years