Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/8/12

1. Indianapolis Colts: The Indianapolis Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck were the biggest winners in Week 5 of the NFL season.  Earlier in the week, Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia that will sideline him for at least the remainder of the season as he fights for his life.  On Sunday, things were looking bleak for the Colts as they fell behind reigning League MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers 21-3 heading into the half.  What happened next was truly the stuff that dreams are made of.


Going into the game the writing was already on the wall that the Colts would lose to the Packers.  Green Bay has an all-world offensive attack that appeared to be getting back on track while the Colts are a rebuilding team with a rookie QB and without their head coach.  In the wake of the team’s heavy heart following the Pagano news, all signs understandably pointed to the Colts falling to 1-3 but Andrew Luck and veteran Reggie Wayne had other things in mind.  They wanted to win and wouldn’t be denied.… Read more

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