Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 12/19/11

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 01: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball while tackled by Jacob Lacey #27 of the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 1, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 18-14. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Before his injury Sunday, Jacob Lacey was showing the kind of skills that earned him a starting spot for the first seven weeks.  Paul Kuharsky writes that after struggling through the middle part of the season Lacey's return to form was key for the Colts win: Lacey is a soft-spoken, thoughtful guy who’s basically working as the No. 1 corner now with Jerraud Powers and Terrence Johnson on IR. His game really slipped, but a change in coordinator from Larry Coyer to Mike Murphy appears to have helped him rebound. “Team-wise and personally, being in the position we were in has been tough on us, but we never strayed away from each other or gave up on anybody or anything like that,” Lacey said. “It felt good to come out here and show how much we’ve jelled as a unit. 
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