The Colts returned to practice on Tuesday, making Bruce Arians and several players available to talk with the media. Both the Colts and the Dolphins did their media conference calls as well. Here are a few highlights with quotes and information courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.
Dealing with Success
With so many young players, so many rookies, the Colts find themselves in an unexpected position: 2nd place in their division, to be exact. With that comes the need to maintain focus on the next opponent, on getting better, and ignoring the urge to become caught up in accolades. Losing and adversity are difficult for any team. However, if a young group of players does not know how to handle success properly, it can lead right back to losing in a hurry.
Bruce Arians was asked if the young team’s ability to deal with success concerns him. “Totally. I mean that’s the whole focus this week,” he said. “Don’t read about yourself, don’t