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  1. Unveiling Polian's grade on Alterraun Verner

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Bill Polian had great success as general manager of the Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts. Now as an ESPN analyst, working with a scouting team of Gary Horton, Matt Williamson and Field Yates, Polian has r...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. RTC: Breaking down Vick Ballard

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans DeAndre Hopkins is the rookie Eric Davis of NFL Network thinks will make the biggest impact. On NFL Network, Whitney Mercilus recently broke down some of J.J. Watt's pass-rushing skills. On one play, W...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  3. Antonio Johnson deepens Titans at DT

    Paul Kuharsky

    Antonio Johnson gave the Indianapolis Colts almost five solid years of service. Originally a fifth-round pick by the Titans out of Mississippi State in 2007, Bill Polian reluctantly signed him off Tennessee's practice squad when the Colts were thi...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  4. Chris Polian officially joins Jaguars

    Paul Kuharsky

    Chris Polian is officially the Jaguars' director of pro personnel. Jacksonville GM Dave Caldwell worked for Bill Polian and with Chris Polian in Indianapolis. Chris Polian became Indy's GM in 2009. Both Polians were fired following the 2011 season...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. RTC: Texans GM Rick Smith's track record

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Some final mock drafts from smart and informed people: Mike Mayock of NFL Network, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe, Lance Zierlein of the Hous...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. A peek at Insiders' draft guide for Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    Insider draft guide files for AFC teams are out today at Here is a glimpse and a reaction for the Indianapolis Colts: Where Chris Sprow says they don't draft well: "Welcome to the year 2013 A.D., something the Indianapolis history boo...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  7. Combine adds: Pads? Lasers? Surprise?

    Paul Kuharsky

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Having flying cars chauffeur prospects from meetings with doctors to news conferences and back to their hotel rooms doesn't appear to be on the horizon at the NFL scouting combine. But as the media's four days here got under way Th...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  8. Polian takes on areas of need (lots of OL)

    Paul Kuharsky

    Bill Polian's got an Insider file up discussing each team's top needs as they approach the time to start adding via free agency and then the draft. Let's have a look. Texans Polian's key need: OLB "Texans LB Connor Barwin will be on the m...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. Polian on AFC South's top free agents

    Paul Kuharsky

    ESPN's Bill Polian has a major Insider file out ranking the upcoming class of free agents. He divided them into three tiers: A Players: Worth paying big, starter-caliber money. B Players: Guys I would sign but only if the value made sense. ...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  10. On a second chance for Caldwell as coach

    Paul Kuharsky

    Before the start of the 2012 NFL season, I spent an evening writing some overdue notes. Like Sal Paolantonio of ESPN, who has a book on thank-you notes in the works, I have a thank-you-note rhythm. I don't write them nearly as frequently as Sal Pa...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  11. Irsay deserves applause for Grigson hire

    Paul Kuharsky

    When Jim Irsay ousted Bill Polian and decided to start with a fresh face leading the front office as well as the offensive huddle, he took a serious risk. Brusque as Polian was and despite missing on many of his player choices late in his term, he...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  12. Grateful Colts lose Arians to Arizona

    Paul Kuharsky

    In whatever story Andrew Luck writes as an Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Bruce Arians will always occupy a vital place in the initial chapter. Barring a reunion later in their careers, that's likely to be the extent of it. Arians reportedly h...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  13. Raye gives Grigson an experienced voice

    Paul Kuharsky

    Ryan Grigson took a hit when his right hand man in the Indianapolis front office, Tom Telesco, was hired as the general manager of the San Diego Chargers. "Tom will be great in San Diego," said ESPN analyst Bill Polian, who ran the Colts before G...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  14. Polian, Dungy, Grigson rave about Telesco

    Paul Kuharsky

    In their news release announcing Tom Telesco as their new GM, the San Diego Chargers included comments from Bill Polian and Tony Dungy who worked with the Colts. "I'm thrilled that Tom has been named the general manager of the Chargers," said Poli...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  15. Like Caldwell, Telesco a Polian protégé

    Paul Kuharsky

    Two GM jobs have been filled in the last two days, and two guys who worked for Bill Polian in Indianapolis got the jobs. First David Caldwell moved from the Falcons' front office to Jacksonville to replace the fired Gene Smith. Now Tom Telesco, wh...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  16. RTC: Schaub not finding best options

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... Houston Texans The Texans are lacking the sort of big plays that help make things easier, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. The reaction to news of his irregular heartbeat gave Arian Foster hope for humanity...

    Blog | December 28, 2012