Utecht, the former tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals from 2005-09, suffered five major concussions in his college and pro career. The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan wrote about Utecht’s battle with long- and short-term memory loss, and his book about it.
When Vontae Davis went down with an injured ankle last week, it turned out to a good thing for Antonio Cromartie. The Indianapolis Colts signed Cromartie Monday night to replace Davis, who will be out until at least October with a sprained ankle. According to TMZ Sports, Cromartie was facing a possible arrest for child support owed to the mother of his first child.
Peyton Manning is set to get his revenge against notorious Twitter user and breaker of erroneous news Rob Lowe in a Comedy Central roast of the star, who also happens to act. You will recall that Lowe, a big Indianapolis Colts fan and friend of owner Jim Irsay, set the Internet aflame in January 2012 when he tweeted that Manning — who had missed all of the 2011 after undergoing multiple neck procedures — would retire. In fact, in a tweet since deleted, he reported, “Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow.#Colts” It took Peyton’s pop, Archie, to shoot down the rumor and, you may recall, Peyton went on to play elsewhere and win another Super Bowl before truly retiring