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One Percent Better: A show about the Indianapolis Colts

The Athletic

The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond, straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond, straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

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The Athletic

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The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd bring you a weekly look at the latest with the Indianapolis Colts, from the sideline to the locker room and beyond, straight to your ears. Subscribe to The Athletic and get an exclusive discount at theathletic.com/onepercentbetter

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English


Episodes

No timeout!? Colts blow another fourth-quarter lead, lose to the Steelers 24-17

11/29/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dig into the Colts' fifth loss in six games, a 24-17 decision to the Steelers in which the offense was lifeless in the first half and the Colts exercised some questionable — that's putting it lightly — clock management in another one-score defeat -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:39

Eagles 17, Colts 16: The disappointment mounts after another last-second loss

11/21/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dig into the Colts' sixth loss of the season, what they saw in the locker room Sunday and weigh where this team sits with six games to go -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:34

A wild week (and a win): Jeff Saturday opens his Colts' coaching career with last-second victory over the Raiders

11/15/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dig into the Jeff Saturday effect, Jim Irsay's comments, Matt Ryan's return and the Colts' win in Las Vegas -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:32

A change at the top, and a stunner: The Colts fire Frank Reich and hire Jeff Saturday to replace him

11/8/2022
The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd dive into the Colts' move — historic in modern football — in which they picked an ESPN analyst and former player with no college or NFL coaching experience to lead a sinking team -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:55

Colts lose another, and the season feels like it's slipping away

10/31/2022
The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd dig into Sam Ehlinger's NFL debut, what we saw from the Colts' new starting QB and another disappointing loss, 17-16, to the Washington Commanders -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:22

The Colts shake things up at QB: Sam Ehlinger is in, Matt Ryan is out

10/24/2022
After another dispiriting loss to Tennessee, the Colts make the bold move to sit Matt Ryan and give the reins to second-year QB Sam Ehlinger, who's never thrown an NFL pass. What led to this, how much say did owner Jim Irsay and general manager Chris Ballard have, and what does it mean for the rest of the Colts' season? -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:36

A win that wasn't 'disgusting': Colts mix it up, and Matt Ryan and Alec Pierce dust the Jags in 34-27 thriller

10/17/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dig into the Colts' most complete offensive performance of the season, including 58 throws from Matt Ryan, 134 yards from Michael Pittman, Jr. and the gutsy game-winning touchdown catch from rookie Alec Pierce. Is this something this team can build on? -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:44

What was that?!? Breaking down the Colts' ugliest win in years

10/7/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dive into the Colts' 12-9 victory over the Broncos on Thursday Night Football, the offensive line and quarterback issues, Stephon Gilmore's clutch plays and plenty more -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:22

"0-2-1 in the division? That's terrible": Colts lose their fourth straight to the Titans

10/3/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer recap the familiar flaws that are holding the Colts back after Sunday's 24-17 loss to Tennessee, and preview Thursday night's game in Denver with updates on who might be out against the Broncos. -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:25

An upset, and something to build off of: What does the Colts' 20-17 win over the Chiefs mean going forward?

9/26/2022
The Athletic's James Boyd and Zak Keefer dig into the Colts' first win of the year: the defense steps up, the special teams shines, and Matt Ryan — after some early struggles — engineers a game-winning drive and hits an unlikely target for the deciding score. What the win means for this team now and moving forward. -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:30

A new low: Colts embarrassed — again — in Jacksonville, and now the seats are getting warmer

9/19/2022
James Boyd and Zak Keefer break down the Colts’ eighth straight road loss to the Jaguars and the team’s horrendous start to the season -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:29

The Colts leave Houston with their first tie in 40 years

9/13/2022
Zak Keefer and James Boyd break down the Colts' bizarre season opener: the team's slow start and fast finish, the debut of Matt Ryan, the dominance of Michael Pittman, Jr. and Jonathan Taylor and the shaky status of kicker Rodrigo Blankenship -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:01

It's game week: Are the Colts ready to snap their Week 1 curse in Houston?

9/8/2022
The Athletic's Zak Keefer and James Boyd dive into the Colt's opener against the Texans, Shaquille Leonard's uncertain status, Zak's profile of Matt Ryan and the early part of the 2022 schedule. -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:40

The Colts cut to 53, Shaquille Leonard returns and Chris Ballard talks about the state of his team

9/2/2022
Zak Keefer and James Boyd wrap up the preseason in the latest One Percent Better, dive into the Colts' roster decisions this week, the return of LB Shaquille Leonard to practice and GM Chris Ballard's state-of-the-team press conference as the Week 1 opener in Houston nears. -Follow Zak on Twitter @zkeefer -Follow James on Twitter @RomeovilleKid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Colts close camp, Tom Brady and the Bucs are coming to town, + a conversation with Nate Tice

8/25/2022
Zak Keefer and James Boyd recap the Colts' last week in Westfield, dig into the injury status of Shaquille Leonard and preview Saturday's preseason finale against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. Plus, a lengthy conversation with The Athletic's Nate Tice on what Frank Reich's offense could look like this fall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:35

Recapping the week at Colts camp: Matt Ryan lights it up with Lions in town

8/19/2022
Zak Keefer and James Boyd bring you the latest Colts chatter in a new One Percent Better, from the most recent Matt Ryan sightings, Darius Leonard and more, get the scoop exclusively from The Athletic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:21

Colts preseason opener review, Matt Ryan, wide receiver & more Colts camp week 3

8/13/2022
Zak Keefer welcomes new Colts beat reporter for The Athletic James Boyd to react to the Colts' preseason opener for 2022, a 27-24 loss to the Colts. Plus Matt Ryan's work with the 1's, James' observations on WR, kicker, some lingering camp thoughts and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:12

Colts camp week 2 observations & catching up with Mike Wells

8/4/2022
The Athletic's Zak Keefer brings you his Colts camp observations on Matt Ryan, Deforest Buckner and more coming out of week 2 of action before catching up with ESPN's Mike Wells as they talk Colts memories and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:00

Colts camp week 1 observations with Bob Kravitz

7/27/2022
Zak Keefer has seen two days of Colts practice so far. He's joined by longtime Colts writer and Athletic reporter Bob Kravitz for Matt Ryan observations, training camp memories, TY Hilton talk & much more from week 1 of Colts camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:40

Colts camp 2022 primer with Kevin Bowen

7/20/2022
Kevin Bowen of Kevin & Query joins Zak Keefer for a Colts Training Camp primer for the ages as they dig into the last bit of news, rumors and rumblings before the Colts officially kick off training camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:39