The Colts hit several bumps in the road along the way, but they are now firing on all cylinders as they prepare to make their record-tying ninth consecutive postseason appearance against the Jets Saturday night.
The regular season didn't go exactly as planned, but the Jets can still reach their goal — if they slow down Peyton Manning.
The Colts' ground game that was much-maligned earlier in the season is now being lauded for its effectiveness following its first back-to-back 150-yard rushing days since the 2006 Super Bowl season.
Peyton Manning was off the MVP Meter while the Colts were in a midseason slide, but he has returned thanks to some big performances the past few weeks.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and iced the game with a 27-yard keeper to help the Colts beat the Raiders 31-26 Sunday in a game that turned out to have little playoff meaning.
With Brett Favre's consecutive-start streak now done, the NFList offers up the top eight current streaks, led by Peyton Manning.
Pat Fitzmaurice will be watching closely to see if Ravens RB Ray Rice follows up on his huge Week 15 performance with another superior effort against a Browns run defense that has been gashed by lesser running backs lately.
Peyton Manning threw two TD passes Sunday, avoided throwing an interception for the second straight game, and led Indianapolis to a season-saving 34-24 victory over Jacksonville.
With Vikings QB Brett Favre's historic record of 297 consecutive regular-season starts coming to an end last Monday, Colts QB Peyton Manning now possesses the longest active streak (205). The way we hear it, Manning has the utmost respect ...
After he hit a rough patch, owners were actually wondering if they should bench Peyton Manning. But the superstar showed last Thursday night why that is never a good idea.
With an urgent 30-28 victory over the Titans on Thursday night, the Colts knocked the Titans out of the postseason picture and kept control of their own playoff destiny heading into the momentous Week 15 showdown with the division-leading Jaguars.
Peyton Manning threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts snapped their three-game skid by beating the Tennessee Titans 30-28 on Thursday night to stay just a half-game back in the AFC South.
Following their third consecutive loss, in which Peyton Manning tossed four more interceptions, the Colts are mired in their worst slump of the season at the worst possible time.
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.
Any questions about whether the Chargers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender were answered Sunday night — they are one of the league's most dangerous teams.