Indiana University Graduate Class of 2016. Two years of news production experience with FOX59/CBS4. Podcast producer for FOX59/CBS4.


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  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 43 ‘Brissett Returns For Division Battle’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Quarterback Jacoby Brissett is set to return from a knee injury to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in an AFC South battle. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and producer Joe Hopkins breakdown the Colts’ matchup with the 4-5 Jaguars, who are getting their starting quarterback — Nick Foles — back from injury as well. Will Brissett’s knee limit him? Can the Colts contain Leonard Fournette? Will Indy’s offensive line hold up against a daunting Jacksonville pass rush? The […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 42 ‘Colts Fall Flat vs Dolphins’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — After an embarrassing 16-12 loss at home to the Miami Dolphins, Colts fans are left wondering who to blame. Unfortunately, that question may have several answers. On Monday’s podcast, Joe Hopkins and Matt Adams breakdown Indianapolis’ pathetic offensive showing and Vinatieri’s ongoing struggles. They also show love the defense after a performance that was overshadowed by the loss and comment on the surprise release of a once promising Colt. The duo also takes a look around the […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 41 ‘Do Colts Bounce Back vs Dolphins?’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — After a sloppy performance in Pittsburgh, facing the lowly Dolphins at home offers the Colts an opportunity to get right However, with several key injuries plaguing Indianapolis and Miami coming off their first win of the season, nothing is guaranteed. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and producer Joe Hopkins preview Sunday’s matchup, which will certainly be affected by the health of players such as Jacoby Brissett, T.Y. Hilton, Malik Hooker and Pierre Desir. The fellas also discuss the […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 40 ‘Heartbreak & Injury in Pittsburgh’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Frank Reich summed up the Indianapolis Colts’ performance in Pittsburgh well when he said, “We had too many penalties, too many mistakes and too many turnovers to overcome on the road.” On Monday’s podcast, producers Joe Hopkins and Matt Adams recap the Colts’ frustrating 26-24 loss to the Steelers, in which Indianapolis couldn’t get out of their own way. The fellas also breakdown Colts Nation’s top concern at the moment, the health of Jacoby Brissett’s knee. The quarterback […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 39 ‘Colts Head to Steel City’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Terrible Towels will be swinging Sunday as the Colts try to pick up their sixth win of the season in one of the NFL’s most challenging atmospheres. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and producer Joe Hopkins preview Indianapolis’ matchup against a Pittsburgh team that has won three of their last four games. The Colts have historically struggled in the Steel City, but will things be different this time around with Ben Roethlisberger out for the season? Can […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 38 ‘Colts Win Ugly vs Broncos’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It was ugly, it was unconventional, it was a victory. On Monday’s podcast, producers Joe Hopkins and Matt Adams breakdown the Indianapolis Colts’ 15-13 win over the Denver Broncos, in which Jacoby Brissett made a play that could prove to be a season-defining moment for the Colts. The fellas also explain what makes Indy’s 5-2 start historic and why winning close will pay dividends for the Colts as they push toward a playoff spot. As always, Joe […]

  • Colts sneak past Broncos 15-13 with Vinatieri field goal in final seconds

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It was ugly, it was unconventional, it was a victory. The Indianapolis Colts did just enough against the Denver Broncos to leave Lucas Oil Stadium with a win. While the Broncos’ pass defense made life difficult for quarterback Jacoby Brissett all afternoon, a game-winning drive, sparked by a 35-yard completion to T.Y. Hilton, set up a 51-yard Adam Vinatieri field goal. Colts fans held their breath when Vinatieri’s attempt went up, as the veteran had already missed […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 37 ‘Colts vs Broncos Preview’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Colts have a chance to extend their lead in the AFC South by taking care of business Sunday against the Broncos. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and producer Joe Hopkins preview Indianapolis’ matchup against a Denver team that is once against stout on defense. Could this be another trap game, a la the Raiders? The fellas also analyze the Colts’ upcoming schedule and throw around some trade ideas before next week’s deadline. Follow the podcast on Twitter […]

  • Pacers, forward Domantas Sabonis agree to 4-year contract extension

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Pacers and forward Domantas Sabonis have agreed to a four-year contract extension, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.  Per Woj, the extension is worth $77 million, and Sabonis has a chance to make up to $85 million through bonuses. Sabonis is about to enter his fourth season in the NBA and his third with the Indiana Pacers. The 23-year-old Gonzaga product set career-highs last season by averaging over 14 points and 9 rebounds per game. “I’m […]

  • Colts Blue Zone Podcast episode 36 ‘Colts Take Division Lead’ now available

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — For the first time since 2015, the Indianapolis Colts have sole possession of first place in the AFC South.  Producers Joe Hopkins and Matt Adams breakdown Indy’s huge win over the Houston Texans, which featured career-high numbers from Jacoby Brissett and big stops from the defense when it counted. The guys also take a look at the Colts’ schedule moving forward, which offers Indianapolis some golden opportunities to further their lead within the division. The duo also […]

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