Last week Colts Authority started taking a close look at how the Indianapolis Colts has changed as a franchise. Last week's stories considered all of the pieces that were a part of a string of historical regular season success that have departed Indianapolis and some of the new faces on defense and how they will fit into the team's future.
Today, Colts Authority will consider what the Colts have gained on offense and where work will likely still need to be done for the team to have a competitive 2012 season. The theme of this series of stories hinges upon the following question and answer:
Are the Colts in a full-scale rebuild? The obvious answer is yes, but the ramifications of that rebuild may be different than what it has been for teams in the past.
Six central pieces of the Indianapolis Colts offense have departed: Peyton Manning, Jeff Saturday, Dallas Clark, Pierre Garcon, Joseph Addai, and Jacob Tamme. Trying to replace players who have had that kind of impact ...