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One Percent Better: A show about the Indianapolis Colts

The Athletic

The Athletic's James Boyd and Jim Ayello 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's James Boyd and Jim Ayello 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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What's really going on with Anthony Richardson's shoulder?

6/7/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello breakdown the latest on Anthony Richardson's shoulder soreness. They also discuss Adonai Mitchell's attention-grabbing spring ball, Ryan Kelly's shot at Roger Goodell and more. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:04

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What are the biggest storylines from the Colts draft?

4/29/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello debate Indianapolis' biggest storylines from the draft. Was Adonai Mitchell really that mad? -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:19

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What should the Colts do (or not do) in the NFL Draft?

4/24/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello pretend to be Indianapolis GM Chris Ballard and debate for and against a few different draft scenarios. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:11

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Colts extend DeForest Buckner, plus reaction to mock draft

4/15/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello react to Indianapolis agreeing to a contract extension with star defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, as well as Boyd's first seven-round mock draft. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:42

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What's next for Colts after NFL owners' meetings?

3/28/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap the NFL owners' meetings in Orlando. Jim Irsay wasn't in attendance, but Boyd heard from GM Chris Ballard and coach Shane Steichen. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:47

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What should the Colts do next in free agency?

3/19/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello analyze Indianapolis' early free agent moves. They also discuss the possibility of adding a star player like Chiefs CB L'Jarius Sneed via a trade. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:11

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Colts franchise tag Michael Pittman Jr., now what?

3/6/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello react to Michael Pittman Jr. being franchise-tagged, recap the NFL combine and look ahead to free agency. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:53

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Taking a look at the Colts' win-now offseason

2/13/2024
After a promising 2023 campaign, the Colts flip the page to 2024 as the NFL Scouting Combine and free agency approach. What are Indianapolis' biggest needs? -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:01

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What should the Colts do in free agency?

1/16/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello discuss what Indianapolis GM Chris Ballard might do in free agency. They also take a look at what's next for defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and QB Anthony Richardson. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:39

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After fourth-and-1 call, what's next for the Colts?

1/9/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor debate the team's season-ending fourth-down call. They also take a look at what's next for the franchise, starting with Michael Pittman Jr.'s contract negotiations. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:48

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Win and In

1/2/2024
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello discuss Indianapolis' biggest game of the year. If the Colts beat the Texans in their regular-season finale, they're in the playoffs. If they lose, they're headed into the offseason. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:46

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Kwity Paye remembers 2021; Can the Colts avoid deja vu?

12/27/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap Indy's lackluster performance at Atlanta. The Colts' Christmas Eve loss has Kwity Paye revisiting a nightmare from his rookie season, which he's determined to never relive. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:11

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Colts' unsung heroes move them closer to the playoffs

12/19/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap Indianapolis' win against Pittsburgh, which featured some storybook moments for backup players. They also take a look at the team's overall health and its looming matchup with Atlanta. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:33

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Can the Colts bounce back and make the playoffs?

12/12/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and editor Jim Ayello recap Indy's sloppy loss to Cincinnati. They also look ahead at the remaining schedule, highlight Michael Pittman Jr.'s steady play and celebrate some great news for former Colts star Shaq Leonard. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:47

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Colts keep finding ways to win

12/5/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap Indy's wild win in Tennessee that featured big moments from Gardner Minshew, Alec Pierce, Michael Pittman Jr. and others. Can the Colts keep it going at Cincinnati? -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:21

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Colts lose Jonathan Taylor to thumb surgery

11/29/2023
One week after Shaq Leonard was waived, another Colts player has grabbed all of the headlines: Jonathan Taylor. Indianapolis' star running back was scheduled to have thumb surgery Wednesday, and Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello break down what it means for the team's playoff hopes. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:14

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Can the Colts make the playoffs?

11/20/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello break down Indianapolis' remaining schedule, which doesn't feature any superstar QBs. They also discuss GM Chris Ballard's recent comments about rookies Anthony Richardson and Josh Downs. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:12

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Five bold predictions for remainder of Colts season

11/7/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap Kenny Moore II's historic performance in Indy's win at Carolina. They also breakdown Boyd's five bold predictions for the rest of the Colts' season. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:07

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Colts' third straight loss exposes Chris Ballard's decisions, defensive issues

10/31/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello discuss Indianapolis' third straight loss and what role GM Chris Ballard played in it. They also breakdown the Colts' defensive issues, Jonathan Taylor's head-scratching lack of touches and a likely quiet trade deadline. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:41

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Colts loss heartbreaker on controversial penalties; How do they move forward?

10/24/2023
Colts reporter James Boyd and NFL editor Jim Ayello recap Indy's controversial loss to the Browns. They also take a peek at the Colts' other pressing issues, including turnovers, while critiquing coach Shane Steichen's decision making and praising wide receivers Josh Downs and Michael Pittman Jr. -Follow James on X/Twitter @RomeovilleKid -Follow Jim on X/Twitter @jimayello Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:50