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  1. NFL Hot Read: Jim Irsay -- like father, like son?

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Those who watched Jim Irsay grow up around the Colts' organization call him a good man who was sensitive to his father's substance-abuse issues. So how did the son get here? Elizabeth Merrill explores the issue.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  2. NFL Hot Read -- Centers to the stars

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Tales from the men who've snapped to Peyton Manning and Tom Brady

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  3. Tales from the green room at the NFL draft

    Elizabeth Merrill

    There are plenty of reasons NFL draft prospects avoid coming to New York to sit in the green room to wait ... and wait ... and wait.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  4. Players lean on their women at NFL draft

    Elizabeth Merrill

    At the NFL draft, wives, mothers and daughters provide love and support to the young men waiting anxiously to be chosen.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  5. 2012 NFL draft -- Andrew Luck and what he's gained from his fathe...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Oliver Luck's influence on his son, Andrew, is somewhat intangible. It's the reason Oliver's son, an All-American at Stanford, is so well-prepared for the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  6. Denver Broncos fans bittersweet over arrival of Peyton Manning, e...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Perhaps it's fitting that Tim Tebow, one of the most popular and polarizing figures in the history of the Denver Broncos, would be replaced by Peyton Manning, a quarterback who is almost universally revered.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  7. New York Giants and Eli Manning win the Super Bowl, but attention...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The Mannings were the talk of Indianapolis this week -- with Eli in the Super Bowl and Peyton facing his future in football

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  8. Super Bowl 2012 - Indianapolis, Peyton Manning in awkward place

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The Super Bowl spotlight shines on Indianapolis as it tries to come to terms with the possible departure of iconic quarterback Peyton Manning.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  9. Dwight Freeney of the Indianapolis Colts played with stiffening a...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Dwight Freeney played well in the first half of Super Bowl XLIV, but his injured ankle slowed him after halftime, writes Elizabeth Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2010
  10. Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday is missing a foot -- OK, ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    It's the Saturday before the Super Bowl -- so maybe it's fitting that Jeff Saturday, the man who has snapped the ball to Peyton Manning for the past 11 years, should get his cut of the limelight.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2010
  11. New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts -- Super Bowl teams owned ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The Bensons and Irsays -- so different in everything from age to musical tastes, but so much alike. They're the redemption stories of the Super Bowl, two families who have dealt with intense losses and harsh criticism to restore their legacies.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2010
  12. Peyton Manning, as seen through the eyes of some of those closest...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    It's the start of Super Bowl week, so let's take a closer look at Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning through the eyes of some of the people closest to him.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  13. Jim Caldwell is the Indianapolis Colts' invisible man

    Elizabeth Merrill

    You could say Jim Caldwell is the NFL's invisible man, hidden behind Peyton Manning's arm and Tony Dungy's legacy. There's no doubt the Colts' first-year head coach is a blur in the backdrop of kid coaches and cutoff hoodies.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  14. Oakland Raiders' Nnamdi Asomugha might not be a household name, b...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Football fans outside of Northern California might not know much about Nnamdi Asomugha, but around the NFL he's known well as one of the most dangerous cornerbacks.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  15. '72 Dolphins keep perfection in perspective

    Elizabeth Merrill

    They've been through marriages, mortgages, grandkids, liver spots and funerals. These members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins, who went 17-0, are tough enough to handle another perfect team in their exclusive club, writes's Elizabeth Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2007