Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 9/9/12
Finally. After such an incredibly turbulent offseason, perhaps the most turbulent one since infamously moving to Indianapolis in 1984, the Indianapolis Colts finally have a real football game to play today, the first one coached by Chuck Pagano and quarterbacked by Andrew Luck. A new era. A fresh start. We certainly won’t learn everything about this majorly overhauled roster after its contest with the Chicago Bears at 1 p.m. at Soldier Field. From what we saw during training camp and preseason action, though, can give us a good idea of what areas to watch specifically as the Colts truly enter a brave new post-Peyton Manning world. Andrew Luck. Goes without saying. Luck looked every bit the part of a No. 1 overall draft pick in the preseason, completing 62.1 percent of his passes for 522 yards and three touchdowns and two interceptions (one bounced off the hands of receiver T.Y. Hilton), as well as a rushing touchdown. How Luck comes out and plays in a regular-season game — not to...
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