Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star

Jim Ayello

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent:
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The News Leader
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Enquirer
  • North Jersey News
  • Journal & Courier
  • WZZM 13 On Your Side
  • The Star Press
  • Statesman Journal
  • The Tennessean

Recent articles by Jim:

Colts injury report: Secondary depleted ahead of critical game vs. Texans

The Colts will once again be tasked with slowing down a top-10 passing attack while struggling with a depleted secondary. → Read More

Insider: ‘Keep watching,’ Colts say big plays are coming

The Colts haven't dialed up many long balls this year, but there's reason to believe they will soon. → Read More

'Colts Cover 2' podcast: Big matchup looming against the Houston Texans

Heading into the Colts matchup against the Houston Texans, Colts Insiders Joel A. Erickson and Jim Ayello assess the team's health coming out of the bye week. → Read More

Colts injury update: Leonard, Geathers clear protocol, Hooker nears return

The bye week did the Colts walking wounded a world of good. → Read More

Darius Leonard feared for his NFL career after concussion symptoms wouldn't go away

"I started thinking, ‘Wait a minute. I got a wife and kid. I’ve had a headache for three weeks now. Do I keep playing? Will I ever be the same?'" → Read More

Insider: What we know about Colts at the bye and what remains TBD

Who are the Colts? Are they Super Bowl sleepers or were their heroics in Kansas City the crest of what will end up being a middling season? → Read More

Retired Colts quarterback Andrew Luck visits familiar haunts

'I try not to talk football. It’s obvious he didn’t want to be around it, so there’s no point in bringing it up.' → Read More

Colts defense stifles Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs juggernaut offense in 19-13 win

A Colts defense missing several key players held the Chiefs and Mahomes to 13 points. His previous low was 26. → Read More

Darius Leonard, Malik Hooker headline long list of Colts ruled out vs. Chiefs

Colts rule out Darius Leonard, Malik Hooker, Clayton Geathers, Parris Campbell and Tyquan Lewis. → Read More

Colts cut DT Jihad Ward, sign DT Trevon Coley off Ravens practice squad

The Colts added some beef to their defensive front on Tuesday. → Read More

Colts coach Frank Reich glad Burfict suspended after ‘vicious’ hit on Jack Doyle

Reich: 'When someone does something like that, attacks one of your players, that’s just not supposed to be in the game.' → Read More

Insider: Colts turn in ugly performance in all facets of a 31-24 loss to the Raiders

When looking back on Sunday's game, it seems crazy the Raiders only scored 24 points → Read More

T.Y. Hilton doubtful to play vs. Raiders; Darius Leonard remains out with concussion

Already without some of their top players, the Colts could be even more short-handed this Sunday. → Read More

'IndyCar Weekly' podcast wraps up the 2019 season

IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly joins IndyStar's Jim Ayello for their periodic conversation about open-wheel racing. → Read More

T.Y. Hilton re-aggravated quad injury in Colts costly win over Falcons

As the season progresses, the Colts' injury report continues to grow → Read More

Colts Cover 2 Podcast: Colts hold on for win over Falcons, Vinatieri Delivers

On the latest Colts Cover 2 podcast, Insiders Joel A. Erickson and Jim Ayello break down the Colts 27-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. → Read More

Colts Cover 2 Podcast: Colts hold on for win over Falcons, Vinatieri Delivers

On the latest Colts Cover 2 podcast, Insiders Joel A. Erickson and Jim Ayello break down the Colts 27-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. → Read More

Brissett throws for 300 yards, leads Colts to win over Falcons in home-opener

Brissett played perhaps his best game in the NFL in holding off Atlanta on Sunday → Read More

As Colts kicker, NFL icon Adam Vinatieri struggles, players worry: 'Something is not right'

Kicker Adam Vinatieri is fighting through issues -- five misses have plagued start of his Colts season. And fellow kickers and players are worried. → Read More

Colts: Darius Leonard ruled out Sunday vs. Falcons; Marlon Mack on track to play

Darius Leonard remains in concussion protocol; will not play Sunday. → Read More