(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Andrew Luck stays confident and calm around his teammates.
Players and coaches see it in the huddle every day at practice and even when things look especially bleak for the Colts on game days. Teammates typically respond by digging down, digging in and overcoming the long odds.
Indianapolis knew exactly what it was doing when it selected Luck ahead of Robert Griffin III in the 2012 draft, adding the most polished college quarterback since Peyton Manning to a locker room full of blue-collar veterans who didn't have the patience to rebuild. They wanted to win right away, and the addition of Luck has turned them into the Comeback Colts.
''We have a young team that bought in completely and sold out for a cause, so, honestly, we don't know any better,'' NFL sacks leader Robert Mathis said Wednesday when asked why Indianapolis has been so resilient over the last two seasons. ''We just keep swinging and, hopefully, you get that kn...