Image and video hosting by TinyPic
#1

hrowback.com/]Cheap Jersyes[/url] [url=http://www.cheapjerseysbasketball.com/]Cheap Basketball Jerseys[/url]

in
Über uns
09.08.2018 13:54
von dasg234 • 3.635 Beiträge

ANDERSON, Ind. -- The moment Colts running backs coach Jemal Singleton hears the word numbers, he winces and shakes his head.He knows whats coming next: A question about Indys seemingly endless running woes.Yes, again, the Colts enter a season trying to prove they can run the ball efficiently and effectively enough to end their long streak without a 1,000-yard rusher and another incredible drought without a 100-yard game.Of course, were aware of it, said Singleton, who is in his first NFL season. Its really a challenge as a group.The challenge has been years in the making.Even after the Colts took Andrew Luck with the top overall draft pick in 2012, coach Chuck Pagano expressed a desire to create a balanced offense to help alleviate the burden on his quarterback. But Indy has never really come close to Paganos goal.Indy has thrown for 72.8 percent of its total yards and scored nearly 75 percent of its offensive touchdowns through the air over the past four seasons. On the ground, the Colts have had a different rushing leader in each of Lucks first four seasons and the only one still around is 33-year-old Frank Gore.Since Joseph Addai ran for 1,072 yards in 2007, only one Indy player has topped the 850-yard mark. And nobody is more frustrated with all the talk than Gore, who finished last season with 967 yards behind one of the leagues poorest offensive lines.Im not going to be over it until I do it, Gore said after falling just short of a fifth straight 1,000-yard season. Ive been blessed they kept me to get the opportunity to do it again, to go after my goals again, to be the one to get the 100 yards that they didnt have in years, to get that 1,000-plus yards, to have the opportunity when its playoff time, when its time to get down and dirty.Only one team, New Orleans, has gone longer without a 1,000-yard runner. Deuce McAlister last did it in 2006.Miamis 17-year streak from 1979-95 is the longest since the AFL-NFL merger, though the Saints are already in the top 10 and the Colts will join them there if they fall short in 2016.The more telling stat may be that the Colts have had only one 100-yard game since the Luck era began: Vick Ballards 105-yard performance Houston on Dec. 16, 2012. That 50-game drought is tied for No. 5 since 1960 and is the longest since Cincinnati ended a 67-game streak in 1997.But Indy didnt exactly spend much time or money stocking the backfield during the offseason.While they kept Gore and signed free agent power backs Robert Turbin and Jordan Todman, the only other significant addition might be Josh Ferguson, an undrafted rookie. The Colts also avoided the temptation of revamping their offensive line through free agency and instead used four of their eight draft picks on offensive linemen, including center Ryan Kelly, the No. 18 pick overall.Luck believes those changes and offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinskis new system will finally get the Colts running game off the ground in 2016.Why does it need to be better? A balanced offense, I think, is a more potent offense and gives us a better chance to put points on the board, Luck said. Why will it be better? Because were going to work at it.Again, Pagano again is emphasizing the need for a stronger ground game at training camp.The Colts look like they have already decided to have Gore line up behind a line consisting of Anthony Castonzo at left tackle, Jack Mewhort at left guard, Kelly, Denzelle Good at right guard and Joe Reitz at right tackle.If the injured Kelly returns from an injured left shoulder and plays Sunday night against Green Bay, the annual Hall of Fame game could be Indys first real glimpse of this new-look offense.But the Colts have focused more on cleaning up the errors than running the numbers.Whether we have a 1,000-yard rusher or a 100-yard rusher, thats not what matters, Singleton said. The only number that really matters is whether you win the game.---Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/AP-NFL Wholesale Jerseys China . At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguezs reputation and career. He said the defendants went "way over the line. NFL Jerseys China Cheap . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. http://www.cheapjerseysusaauthentic.com/ . - Levi Browns tenure at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers is over before it even began. Authentic Cheap NFL Jerseys .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. Cheap Jerseys USA . Aduriz headed home Markel Susaetas cross in the sixth minute to open the scoring at San Mames Stadium. He bettered that with a long-range blast that went in off the goal frame in the 18th, and converted a penalty in the 72nd after Diego Mainz was sent off for fouling Aduriz with only the goalkeeper to beat. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has referred to what the Big 12 is about to step into as it moves toward expansion as a sellers market.The conference is selling salvation for two to four schools that are clamoring for a spot in the Power Five and all the amenities (mostly lots of money) that goes with moving up in the world.Through open records requests to Big 12 schools, the reporting of other news organizations and statements released Wednesday by several obvious suits, here are the candidates (alphabetical order):BYU -- The Cougars have a huge national following, a history of competing at a high level and an affiliation with the Church of Latter Day Saints that prohibits the Provo, Utah-schools teams from competing on Sundays. This is not a small inconvenience. Nor will it keep BYU from possibly getting strong consideration. And as a football independent with its other sports in the West Coast Conference, BYU doesnt need to be coy and maybe could cut a football-only deal.BYU is known for its academic excellence and I believe we have an exceptional athletic program, athletic director Tom Holmoe said in a statement. As I have stated before, I would like to see our student-athletes compete at the highest level.Boise State -- The Broncos bring a top-notch football program, and an improving athletic program in general.Central Florida -- It has enormous enrollment (60,767) and is located in a recruiting hot bed, with a growing population in Orlando. The football was awesome a few years ago (BCS win against Baylor) and terrible last year (0-12).Cincinnati -- The school has just expanded and upgraded old Nippert Stadium, which now seats about 40,000. The football team has become a steady winner and moving into Ohio would not only give the Big 12 an eastern bridge to West Virginia but maybe open up some solid recruiting territory. The Big 12 is very Texas dependent when it comes to recruiting.South Florida -- Kind of like American Athletic Conference rival UCF, but not as big (48,973 enrollment) and not as much recent football success. However, right now, USF football is trending up. Wednesday was probably not the best day to announce the NCAA was investigating the athletic program.Connecticut -- Perhaps no school suffered more from conference realignment than UConn, a longtime Big East member that was shoved from college sports main stage. Sure the football was always so-so, but UConn basketball was a power and a powerful brand. With the Big 12 no longer talking about a conference network, that foot in the New York and Boston television markets might not be as appealing.Colorado State -- The school has been doingg what you do when you want to get noticed.dddddddddddd Expanding stadiums, investing in facilities and coaches. Big 12 schools have lots of alumni in Colorado, especially the Denver area. Fort Collins is about 65 miles straight north, pretty and growing. Maybe the Rams can replace what the Big 12 lost in Colorado?Memphis -- The Tigers have a notable sponsor in FedEx CEO Fred Smith, an alum who has promised his companys sponsorship to the Big 12. The football has been mostly irrelevant but is coming off a couple of excellent seasons. Basketball is top-shelf and so is the FedEx Forum where the team plays. School officials are quick to note how the universitys academic profile is on the upswing.The University is prepared to take action when opportunities to increase the level of positive attention and exposure for our city, campus and Athletic Department are presented, athletic director Tom Bowen said in a statement. The University of Memphis continues to gain national recognition for its advancements in research, teaching and student accomplishments, and the Athletic Department is one part of that winning combination.Houston -- A new on-campus stadium is sweet, and the Cougars picked an excellent time to be coming off a 13-1 season and a Peach Bowl victory under everybodys dream coach, Tom Herman. But will Herman be here longterm? If Houston is in the Big 12, that helps the cause a lot. Being in Texas is either a deal-breaker for a conference that already thinks Houston is Big 12 country, or a good way to lock up a part of the state that has been infiltrated heavily by the SEC since Texas A&M joined.At the University of Houston we are certainly honored to be mentioned as a progressive institution that places a competitive emphasis on both academics and athletics, athletic director Hunter Yuracheck said. As a Tier One research institution and Phi Beta Kappa member, Houston has seen a reinvigorated spirit in Athletics. We have returned our proud University to the national spotlight and we aim to compete on the highest levels as we build Champions for Life. Our mission will not change.San Diego State -- Getting the Texas-centric conference into Southern California makes some sense from a recruiting standpoint.Tulane -- Sounds a little crazy considering recent athletic success. The American thought it was buying low in Tulane and it still hasnt turned around. The Big 12 provides a lot more benefits (i.e. money) and the Big 12 likes New Orleans, where it plays in the Sugar Bowl. Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jersyes Cheap Basketball Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '

nach oben springen

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Besucher
0 Mitglieder und 1 Gast sind Online

Wir begrüßen unser neuestes Mitglied: Ellenpictach
Forum Statistiken
Das Forum hat 9504 Themen und 9527 Beiträge.

Xobor Einfach ein eigenes Xobor Forum erstellen