Posted December 17, 2012 on
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The Indianapolis Colts spent Monday going through all their missed opportunities.
There was the fumble at the goal line, a penalty that wiped out a touchdown and a blocked punt that Houston returned for a score.
For this young team, Sunday's loss was a hard lesson in how quickly things turn in the NFL.
But after going through the film, Colts players were convinced of one thing: That they couldn't afford to waste much time mulling what happened over the weekend. Right now, the only thing that really matters is what happens this weekend in Kansas City when the Colts (9-5) have a second chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory.
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