Odds to Win Super Bowl LIV
The Super Bowl LIII party during the month of February came to an end when the National Football League Combine began. Consequently on February 26, 2019 the NFL offseason was officially over. Furthermore the current media coverage of franchises, players and the upcoming draft boards are now front and center. And will be followed by a summer-filled gaf of NFL news, notes and rumors. Odds to Win Super Bowl LIV: Colts 16-1.
Indianapolis Colts News
The national media and local team coverage have recently reported unsupported tales that the Indianapolis Colts front office and coaching staff were targeting the services of now-Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown and former-running back Le’Veon Bell. Colts’ general manager Chris Ballard was being asked about the reports during a media session during this weeks NFL scouting combine.
Nothing, or nearly nothing, between now and Super Bowl LIV should surprise or shock you in relation to NFL rumors and innuendo. In particular concerning the Indianapolis organization after last summer Josh McDaniels fiasco. The Colts can’t seem to escape being linked to anything and everything in the way of high-profile or high-risk NFL free agents.
What a Difference a 10-6 record makes
The success of last year’s 10-6 team has the club in the 2019-20 AFC Championship conversation. This despite that at this time last February quarterback Andrew Luck had yet to throw a football in over a year. Furthermore the organization was preparing to select their highest draft pick since selecting Luck No. 1 overall in 2012. The same media outlets and team correspondents were not even whispering, yet alone writing, that the Colts were postseason ready or worthy.
Wow how things have changed for the Indianapolis prospects entering the 2019-20 campaign.
The laundry list of players the Colts are being rumored to be courting and/or considering:
- Jadeveon Clowney, OLB
- Demarcus Lawrence, DE
- Ndamukong Suh, DT
- Tyrann Mathieu, FS
- Jason Verrett, CB
- Antonio Brown, WR
- Le’Veon Bell, RB
As the combine comes to a close the drama about their franchise quarterback, front office and coaching staff have disappeared. The swings and misses the team were guilty of a year ago have morphed into the excitement of how the organization is going to spend the more than $100 million in salary-cap space they currently have.
The Las Vegas SuperBook, Westgate, opened the Colts at 20-1 odds to win Super Bowl LIV. The latest update finds them checking in at 16-1.