Originally posted on 18 To 88  |  Last updated 12/5/11
Morality is coupled to temptation. They are inseparable. To do or feel or be the right thing is never easy. The Wrong crouches at the door, waiting to reach out and devour those who come too close. Its tentacles reach beyond the threshold, stealthily waiting to pull in the lazy, the weak, the stupid and the naive. It's a broad road and leads to destruction. In the NFL, The Wrong lurks in the fourth quarters of blowouts and late in the second half of preseason games. Defenses go limp. Coverages grow slack. The mediocre become spectacular. It's all an illusion. In week three, the Colts fought the Pittsburgh Steelers tooth and nail. They played a back and forth thriller, narrowly losing on a last second field goal. It was the football embodiment of a moral victory. It said something about the team at that moment. They hadn't given up. They weren't terminally untalented. They were still fighting. Yesterday, the Colts trailed 31-3, but rallied with three late touchdowns to make t...
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