It’s something that most of us never imagined saying just two months ago, but if the NFL playoffs started today, the Andrew Luck led Indianapolis Colts would be in it.
With their fifth win in six games, and their fourth straight overall, the Colts all of a sudden find themselves in familiar territory in the playoff hunt. In fact, if the Houston Texans drop their Sunday Night showdown with the Chicago Bears, they will be only one game out of first place in the AFC South. Just like we predicted it, right?
The credit or blame usually falls on a quarterback, regardless of the situation, and I presume that’ll be what happens here. Easy to make that assumption with a kid as talented as Andrew Luck at the helm. He seems to have gotten the rookie jitters out of his system and is well on his way to meeting his NFL Draft hype as the next great quarterback.
While looking at the stat sheet, there is nothing there on Luck that is going to blow you away. But for those of us who believe in “the...