Unlike the first two teams report cards in the AFC South, the next two teams had quite different seasons. From go almost everyone had the Houston Texans pegged to repeat as division winners. But what not even the biggest optimist in Indianapolis predicted was that the Colts would end up finishing only one game behind Houston in the final standings.
In a season that was all about change in making the transition from Peyton Manning to Andrew Luck, the year got off to a bumpy start when it was learned that new head coach Chuck Pagano would have to take a leave of absence due to cancer treatment. What happened next was the kind of sports story you only see in the movies. Let’s take a look at the grades for the 2012 Colts now.
When you have a guy like Peyton Manning under center for thirteen years, the sight of anyone new in that spot is simply foreign. But when it is the highest rated quarterback prospect since John Elway, it’s a little easier to digest.
What Andrew Luck was ab...