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According to Mike Chappell, and to the current AFC standings, the Colts are right on the verge of - brace yourselves - a playoff conversation. A break down of this year's AFC, through 7 weeks of play:
1. Houston (6-1)2. Baltimore (5-2)3. New England (4-3)4. Denver (3-3)5. San Deigo (3-3)6. Miami (3-3)7. Pittsburgh (3-3)8. Indianapolis (3-3)9. New York Jets (3-4)10. Tennessee (3-4)11. Buffalo (3-4)12. Cincinnati (3-4)13. Oakland (2-4)14. Jacksonville (1-5)15. Kansas City (1-5)16. Cleveland (1-6)What it means to me: the AFC is disturbingly bad this year. Baltimore fell flat against Houston, New England's beaten Buffalo, Denver, New York, and Tennessee - a lot of 'good' teams there - while going 0-2 in interconference play. In fact, the only AFC teams to boast winning records against the NFC are Indy, Pittsburgh, and Cincy; the conference on a whole is a combined 9-19. Three over-.500 teams.The NFC has eight.If there's a year for the Colts to be bad, but unpredicta...
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It looks a little early to say, but the Associated Press just reported that the 2012 Indianapolis Colts have a run game. Shocking, right? Still, I'm thinking it must be true. 147 yards on Sunday, next to 186 passing yards, with a backup running back. In perspective, the Colts rushed for over 100 yards five times last year, and have already rushed for 100+ three times in six...
CBSSports.com and Wire Reports recapped the Colts' mixed-feeling-inducing win over the Browns yesterday. It looks like they came out of it with a much more positive impression of our Colts:
The victory came in typical Pagano style.
Indy (3-3) controlled the ball for more than 35 minutes, ran for a season-high 148 yards, held Cleveland to 55 yards on the ground, and...
Scoring Summary 1st Quarter TD A.Luck 3 yd. run (A.Vinatieri kick) (11-80, 7:37) 2nd Quarter TD G.Little 14 yd. pass from B.Weeden (kick aborted) (16-90, 8:22) TD A.Luck 5 yd. run (A.Vinatieri kick) (14-76, 6:20) 3rd Quarter TD J.Gordon 33 yd. pass from B.Weeden (P.Dawson kick) (6-80, 3:07) FG A.Vinatieri 38 yd. Field Goal (17-61, 8:34) 4th Quarter No scoring in the 4th quarter ...
When he took charge of a Bills team that had won only four times over their previous two seasons, Bill Polian was confident they would one day achieve success.
His dreams quickly became reality.
Polian, the architect of the Bills' glory years when the team won four straight AFC championships in the early 1990s, became the 28th member of the Bills' Wall of Fame on Sunday...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts coach Chuck
Pagano watched Sunday's game from home, hours after being released from
an Indianapolis hospital.
Interim coach Bruce Arians provided the update following Indy's 17-13 victory over Cleveland.
Pagano has missed Indy's last three
games after being diagnosed with leukemia. He had been in the hospital
Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis will miss his second straight game Sunday, and Indianapolis also will be without defensive Cory Redding.
Both players are inactive.
Mathis and Redding both have knee injuries and will be replaced by Jerry Hughes and Ricardo Matthews. Cornerback Darius Butler, running back Donald Brown, defensive end Fili Moala, left guard Joe Reitz and nose...
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Colts 17 Browns 13
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The Colts and Browns traded long drives in the first half, with the Browns answering Luck’s brilliant touchdown run with a long drive and a Brandon Weeden TD pass. Cleveland missed the extra point. The Colts fired back with a 14 play 76 yard touchdown drive. 14-6, Colts at the half.
On the day Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano was released from the hospital, the Colts started playing his brand of football.
They ran the ball effectively, controlled the clock, stopped Cleveland cold and walked away with a 17-13 victory. It doesn't get better than that.
''(Interim coach) Bruce (Arians) said instead of passing the ball on third down, we were going to...
Indianapolis at Tennessee Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at LP Field, Nashville - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 712 *TV announcers: Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker *Keys to the game: The Titans plan to restore Jake Locker as their starting quarterback barring setbacks with his left shoulder. He's been out since mid-September and has separated the shoulder twice. He returns to an offense that has...