Forbath comfortable with ‘kicker-friendly’ environment

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 04:43:47 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson and Nick Underhill
Advocate sportswriters

Kai Forbath always expected to be back in the NFL soon.
So he stuck to his usual routine. Forbath kicked two, three times a week, using the five tryouts he’s had since Washington released him as game days.
New Orleans eventually came calling. Now, Forbath..

Saints-Colts Preview (The Associated Press) (Yahoo Sports)

The aftermath of the Indianapolis Colts’ recent game focused almost exclusively on coach Chuck Pagano’s decision making but lost in the furor was Andrew Luck’s fine performance in his return from injury. Luck will try to duplicate that Sunday against New Orleans while finishing with a victory this time, and stop the Saints from building ..

Too early to give up, but Spiller not contributing as expected

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 01:39:03 GMT

“I know this: I’m going to work real hard to make sure he gets enough touches. We’re looking for those opportunities.” — Sean Payton before the Atlanta game on increasing C.J. Spiller’s contributions.

“You asked about it the other day. … He’s a guy th..

Feeling good again

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 01:37:55 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson

Dannell Ellerbe hasn’t felt like he did Thursday in more than a year.
Finally fully healthy, Ellerbe took over the full-time starting job at weakside linebacker against the Falcons. No snap count. No limitations. Ellerbe, for the first time since the 2014..

Andrew Luck exits injury report – (Profootball Talk)

After Saints quarterback Drew Brees missed a game with a shoulder injury and then returned to action for the next game, he immediately exited the injury report the following week. For Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, a similar formula applies. Luck missed Week Four against the Jaguars and Week Five against the Texans, before playing on… ..