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It looks a little early to say, but the Associated Press just reported that the 2012 Indianapolis Colts have a run game. Shocking, right? Still, I'm thinking it must be true. 147 yards on Sunday, next to 186 passing yards, with a backup running back. In perspective, the Colts rushed for over 100 yards five times last year, and have already rushed for 100+ three times in six games this year.Andrew Luck needs a run game. Unlike Manning, he doesn't have enough experience to work through a pass-only offense like the Colts had become. His speed helps cover up errors in a porous O-line (on display last week, especially in the second half), and gives Indy's offense a very different feel from the last decade and a half. With a run game - a consistant, Donald-Brown-inspired run game - their offense could probably match Houston's.Also, Mewelde Moore has to go. Nine attempts, fourteen yards? Are you serious?
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The Colts played a strange game in Week 7, but strange usually still beats bad like the game they played last week.
Andrew Luck became the first Indianapolis quarterback to rush for two touchdowns in a game since Ricky Turner (who?) in 1988. After scoring 17 points on their first four drives, the Colts were scoreless on their last five possessions. The Browns also failed to...
The Colts were able to overcome a handful of key injuries and some inconsistent play to defeat the Cleveland Browns 17-13 and move their record to 3-3. The game was a tale of two halves, and it played out in an odd, somewhat surprising manner.
The first half went somewhat to script, with both offenses dominating their defensive counterparts. At the time the Colts took a 14-6 lead...
Andrew Luck used his quick reactions and fleet feet to beat Cleveland on Sunday.
He became the first Colts quarterback since 1988 to run for two touchdowns in the same game and won the first head-to-head matchup of this season's rookie starters, leading Indianapolis to a 17-13 victory over the Browns.
Indy (3-3) got back to .500 in its third game under interim coach Bruce Arians...
Andrew Luck ran for two touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday as the Indianapolis Colts moved to 3-3 on the season. The win against the Browns gave the Colts one more win then they had in 2011.
The two touchdown runs by Luck were 3 and 5 yards.
The Browns had two chances late in the game to win but were unable to convert on fourth down. Brandon Weeden threw for 247 yards...
Over at Bleacher Report, our own Kyle Rodriguez has the Colts' final player grades from the Browns game. In spite of a rough second half, Kyle saw a pretty decent performance from Andrew Luck:
He seemed to struggle to get into a rhythm in the second half, and took three sacks, including one that led to a lost fumble. Luck threw 11 passes in the second half, completing six....
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It's time for an update on the odds, ends, and injury recovery progress of the Indianapolis Colts, courtesy of Phil Richards and The Indianapolis Star. As they approach their game against the Titans in Nashville, TN, several Colts starters are getting healthier; a very good sign. Richards also updates us on Josh Chapman, Coach Pagano, and the surprising appearance of Andrew...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JIM JOHNSON Associated Press The Indianapolis Colts accomplished their goal last week - improve their running game. Now they want to keep it going.
The Colts ran for a season-high 148 yards in a 17-13 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, led mostly by two rookies - Vick Ballard and Andrew Luck.
''It's the fruit of our hard labor...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Andrew Luck has no problem doing his homework.
He'd just like to pack up the lessons, put them in a suitcase and pull them out whenever the Colts hit the road.
''I wish I had all the answers,'' the Colts quarterback said Wednesday. ''I think we just need a little more focus, we need to...
Late in the game today between the Browns and the Colts, Andrew Luck got bodyslammed by Cleveland cornerback Sheldon Brown. Luck was unharmed (aside from his pride) but lost the ball:
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Welcome to the latest edition of Xs and Os with the Bros by Xs and Os editor @rodofdisaster. This feature represents a basic attempt to look deeper into the game of football, learn something about the X’s and O’s that make it go, and better appreciate the games within the game. It’s called Xs and Os with the Bros because you don’t have to be a player, coach, or rocket surgeon...
Game One of the Jimmy Haslam era.
After beating the Bengals last week in Cleveland, the Browns are looking to start an honest-to-god win streak against Andrew Luck and Indianapolis Colts.
This is your Browns/Afternoon NFL open thread.
The Indianapolis Colts rode a strong first half offense and some timely defensive plays to overcome injuries and the Cleveland Browns to move their record to 3-3 and remain in the middle of the AFC playoff picture. The next stop on their journey to a quick turnaround is Tennessee, where they'll take on a Titans team who has overcome a slow start to add their name into AFC...
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The Headline: Colts stay strong at home as the Browns rookies struggle
Going into the season, if you had to pick which team would have a better day running the ball in this game, the easy answer surely would have been the Browns. After all they had drafted Trent Richardson and were starting a rookie quarterback in Brandon Weeden, so...