Originally posted on Pro Football Talk  |  Last updated 10/7/11

INDIANAPOLIS - DECEMBER 27: Curtis Painter #7 of the Indianapolis Colts throws the ball during the NFL game against the New York Jets at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 27, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The Colts resisted publicly naming Curtis Painter their starting quarterback all week, but they finally gave the word on Friday. Painter will start against the Chiefs. Colts coach Jim Caldwell made the announcement on Friday. “I probably didn’t make myself clear earlier in the week,” Caldwell said. “I said this early in the week, that…
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