We’ve got just two more games left in the NFL season and the Indianapolis Colts need to win just one of them to clinch a playoff spot and continue their improbable turnaround from being 2-14 a year ago. Yet after yesterday’s loss to the Houston Texans, more than a few fans I’ve spoken with are wringing their hands. Why?
Here’s a list of “glass half empty” complaints I’ve heard in the last 24 hours and my “glass half full” response:
Glass Half Empty: The Colts lost yet again to a playoff caliber team. They haven’t beaten anybody good since they defeated Green Bay way back in week five.
Glass Half Full: While it’s true the Colts haven’t beaten many playoff caliber teams, they’ve taken care of business against teams they should beat. That’s why they’ll be in the playoffs and “better” teams will be staying home. The Arizona Cardinals won at New England and started 4-0. Then they proceeded to lose nine straight, including games against teams like St. Louis. This is the NFL. A few