Yesterday, the Colts made some players and Bruce Arians available to speak with the media. Here are some of the highlights, with quotes and information courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.
Return of the Run Game
A big part of the Colts' come-from-behind overtime victory over the Titans Sunday was their rugged ground game. Indianapolis racked up 171 yards rushing, 80 from Donald Brown, another 55 from Vick Ballard, and a 4th down conversion and touchdown from Delone Carter.
Their recent running success has opened up more opportunities for the Andrew Luck and the offense while allowing the team to come out on the plus side in time of possession for the second consecutive week.
"It means so much to the offense," Luck said, when asked about the rushing attack. "It means so much to the defense sitting on the sidelines, a couple first downs, the clock’s running, you can get your rest. Talk about opening up play-action, opening up the movement stuff......