Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 11/2/12
After yet another close victory last weekend against the Titans, the Colts return home to welcome an equally surprising Dolphins team to Lucas Oil Stadium. The visit of Ryan Tannehill again pits Andrew Luck against a rookie counterpart, and (as is the case with Brandon Weeden) both quarterbacks have reason to lament the quality of receiver they're throwing to, so it should be an interesting comparison between Luck and Tannehill in this one, and I'd expect to see a fairly similar statline. The biggest difference between the two teams comes on defense. Given the ineptitude of the Colts defense, this isn't a good thing. In run defense for example, the Colts have given up 962 yards so far this year at an average of 4.8 YPC - the fourth worst mark in the league. The Dolphins by contrast have only surrendered 574 rushing yards at 3.5 YPC - tied for the joint best mark in the league. If we look to the passing game, the Colts are allowing opposing passers an average of 103.4 when it comes ...
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