It wasn't that long ago that Indianapolis and Jacksonville played for the division title.
Less than two years, in fact.
Both teams have changed coaches, quarterbacks and other personnel since.
It's pretty clear which one is further along in the rebuilding project.
The Colts (5-3) have won three straight heading into Thursday night's game at Jacksonville, pulling out close games behind rookie quarterback Andrew Luck and playing inspired football since coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia.
The Jaguars (1-7), meanwhile, have dropped five in a row since winning the first meeting between the AFC South rivals.
''We're expecting the biggest, baddest punch they've got because of their situation,'' Colts interim coach/offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said. ''We can't sit back and pat ourselves on the back or they'll bloody our nose.''
A lot would need to change for that to happen.
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