Last week: 9 (+2)
If the playoffs were to start today, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts would travel to the Denver Broncos to play Peyton Manning, who through 8 games, has exactly the same amount of passing yards as his replacement Luck, 2404. The Colts are 4-1 in their last 5, since Chuck Pagano had to leave the team to undergo treatment for Leukemia, with that one loss coming against the Jets in a game in which they were understandably flat off a huge emotional win at home against the Packers in the first ChuckStrong game. This team is playing with purpose and for something greater themselves. Anyone who watched Chuck Pagano’s post-game speech can’t help but believe in this team.
On a less poignant, more concrete note, the Colts may be 5-3, but they still are -32 in points differential and have yet to win by more than a touchdown, going 5-1 in games decided by 7 points or fewer, something they can’t rely on going forward. However, their schedule is a joke from he...