Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star

Jim Ayello

Indianapolis Star

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Past articles by Jim:

Frank Reich: Carson Wentz ‘looks good' and will start Week 1

Carson Wentz doesn't have a lot of practice time under his belt, but coach Frank Reich is confident he'll be ready for Sunday. → Read More

Can Carson Wentz lead Colts back to playoffs? Insiders predict outcome of all 17 games

IndyStar Colts Insiders see very different outcomes to the season → Read More

Carson Wentz, Quenton Nelson trending toward playing Week 1 for Colts

Colts coach Frank Reich also provides injury updates on Eric Fisher and Tyquan Lewis. → Read More

Frank Reich: Colts Quarterback Carson Wentz will return for practice Monday

Quenton Nelson, Ryan Kelly also set to return to Colts practice on Monday. → Read More

Insider: Why Jacob Eason should lead Colts' quarterback competition despite inconsistency

Neither Colts quarterback did enough Saturday night in Minnesota to win the backup job. → Read More

3 key things to watch in Colts-Vikings preseason battle: Ehlinger's opportunity, LT, DE

Both the Vikings and Colts will play their starters, giving Sam Ehlinger a chance to make an important impression. → Read More

3 things to watch in Colts preseason opener: Ehlinger, Eason battle for backup job

The battle to be Carson Wentz's backup rises to a new level Sunday. → Read More

Colts All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson out with same foot injury as Carson Wentz

Nelson will also be out 5-12 weeks after having a piece of bone removed from his foot. → Read More

Colts OC: Second-year QB Jacob Eason has taken “the next step”

No one in the organization knows Jacob Eason like Marcus Brady, and the Colts OC believes Eason has taken a big step forward in Year 2. → Read More

How much money do IndyCar drivers make?

The answer to that question is complicated because the contracts involve private companies. Here's what we can glean from sources. → Read More

Scott Dixon edges Colton Herta to win 4th career Indy 500 pole

Colton Herta was great. Scott Dixon was just a little better on the way to the Indianapolis 500 pole position. → Read More

Former IRL star Danica Patrick to drive Corvette pace car for this year's Indianapolis 500

Patrick will drive a 2021 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible when she leads the field across the Yard of Bricks. → Read More

Insider: An early guess at Colts 53-man roster for Week 1

It's been a busy offseason for the Colts, but most of the heavy-lifting is finished. So what does this team look like on paper? → Read More

Sources: Colts sign free agent left tackle Eric Fisher

After electing not to select a left tackle in the draft, the Colts found a veteran on the open market. → Read More

First-round pick Kwity Paye living a dream in first few days with Colts

Instead of reading and reacting like he did at Michigan, the Colts are going to let Paye pin his ears back and attack up the field. → Read More

Insiders: Colts scouts divulge what they love about their draft picks

"Some kids, you pop the tape on and it might not even be 10 plays or so, and you just kind of drop the remote." → Read More

Colts double down on Dline, select Vanderbilt's Dayo Odeyingbo in Round 2 of NFL Draft

The Colts have targeted similar players in back-to-back drafts → Read More

10 Day 2 targets for the Colts: Big need to fill at LT, but other positions possible

The Colts could target left tackle, receiver, cornerback, tight end in Day 2 of 2021 NFL Draft. They're scheduled to pick 54th overall. → Read More

Insider: How players, agents, teams dealt with challenges of restricted NFL Draft season

'If I had a crystal ball and was able to look ahead 3 years, I would more than likely see the Colts as one of those top teams who drafted well.' → Read More

Insiders Mock Draft: Colts slide down, fill roster's biggest holes

Insiders Joel A. Erickson and Jim Ayello give Indianapolis Colts fans what they want. Probably. Maybe. → Read More