Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/23/11
Reggie Wayne’s game winning Touchdown to help the Indianapolis Colts pull out their second win of the season is a blessing in disguise for the Colts. All season we have heard the phrase, “Suck For Luck” and how teams would tank to draft Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck. The teams most talked about were the Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and even the San Francisco 49ers. Then a chain of events happened that gave us the most shocking team we would potentially see drafting first overall in 2012, the Indianapolis Colts. Rex Grossman played well enough to take the Redskins out of contention, Matt Moore surprisingly won enough games in Miami to eliminate them, Seattle has done quite well under Tavaris Jackson and have a shot at a wild card spot heading into the final two weeks. Ryan Fitzpatrick surprised most people by getting the Bills to a 5-2 start and took them out of contention, and Jim Harbaugh has the 49ers sitting atop the NFC West and battling for the number two seed in the NFC. Then there is the curious case of Peyton Manning and his neck which has gave the Colts the best shot at drafting Andrew [...]
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