We hear the presence of OLBs Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis finally on the field together comes at the right time for the Colts.
After failing to take the ball away for over a month, the Colts' "D" doubled its season takaway total in a Week 10 road win over the Jaguars.
Led by defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, the Colts' 'D' has stiffened considerably in the second half during their three-game win streak.
Colts OLB Robert Mathis will miss 2-3 games with a sprained left knee, according to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.
The Colts used their franchise tag on DE Robert Mathis, though the two sides have agreed upon a new contract.
After raiding Baltimore's coaching staff, Colts coach Chuck Pagano may turn his sights to Ravens free-agent defenders, including OLB Jarret Johnson.
Patriots QB Tom Brady, Colts DE Robert Mathis and Raiders DT Richard Seymour are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for Week 16.
The Colts won't have many advantages on Sunday, but one spot where they are adept is defensive end with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.
With 2010 first-rounder Jerry Hughes looking more and more like a bust, and Robert Mathis' contract expiring at season's end, the Colts could be forced to address their pass rush this offseason.
The Colts' Week One struggles offensively without Peyton Manning were predictable. But what is the excuse for the poor defensive showing?
Colts DE Robert Mathis and Vikings CB Antoine Winfield were fined this week for hits in Week 15 games.
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, OTs Matt Light and Sebastian Vollmer are the choice.
The NFL announced Thursday its rookies and players of the month for September.
It appeared that Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis might opt to hold out from training camp, both seeking new contracts, but each felt they owed it to their teammates to show up on time.
Sources on the scene at the Colts' mandatory minicamp said there was no denying the camp-long concern created by the absences of three Pro Bowlers — WR Reggie Wayne, DE Robert Mathis and FS Antonie Bethea.
While Colts DE Robert Mathis usually draws second billing to Dwight Freeney, all eyes will be on him Sunday if Freeney can't play, and Mathis, voted a Pro Bowl starter, is quite capable of picking up the slack.