The Colts have managed to protect Peyton Manning extremely well over the years, despite a revolving door at guard, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Bears came up short in Super Bowl XLI, but they fully expect to be in the mix again next season.
The disappointment of not winning Super Bowl MVP wore off quickly for Colts running back Dominic Rhodes, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Seventeen-year veteran wide receiver Ricky Proehl, signed by the Indianapolis Colts in late November to help compensate for injuries at the position, will retire after Super Bowl XLI on Sunday evening.
Maybe the guys were too worried about the big play. Maybe they were tired. Whatever the reason, the Bears D was manhandled by the Colts.
The Colts and Bears played five common opponents and Len Pasquarelli discussed the Super Bowl matchup with two head coaches, one coordinator and one high-ranking personnel official from those teams.
He was once just a walk-on linebacker at Iowa. Now, Indy TE Dallas Clark has everyone watching him at Super Bowl XLI, especially the Bears.
Forget Peyton. Remember Chicago's Ricky Manning and these five other keys that will determine if the Bears hoist the Lombardi Trophy, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Rob Morris' insertion into the starting lineup at the strongside spot was key to the Colts' defensive turnaround.
From Bob Sanders' healthy return to Rob Morris' insertion in the lineup, there are a number of reasons for the Colts' turnaround on defense, writes Len Pasquarelli.
There were 158 names called before Chicago selected Mark Anderson in the 2006 draft. It proved to be a pretty good pick.
Colts running back Joseph Addai, who had an outstanding rookie season, looks to his paralyzed friend for inspiration, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Are the Colts offensive linemen smarter than your average Bear? Probably not. But in the Colts' offense, it takes a different kind of lineman to excel.
Rex Grossman, who has just one year left on his current contract, could cash in big-time with a Super Bowl win, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Forget the finesse label. The suddenly smashmouth Colts just may be running their way to a Super Bowl championship, writes Len Pasquarelli.