Originally written September 28, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
It's been three weeks since the season began, and as the Colts take a week off for a much-needed bye week, we look back and review what's happened so far. Sidebar: I hate early bye weeks. Bye weeks are generally like a welcomed rest in the middle of the season that allows teams to recover from various midseason injuries. But early bye weeks are like having a holiday falling on your day off. You can't really complain, but you sure aren't happy about the timing of things. So, actually, you can complain. And do. When you have a bye week in the first four or five weeks, most of the midseason injuries and nicks haven't begun to show up yet, and the players who may need a week off later in the season don't really need it quite yet. But, nevertheless, the Colts actually can use the early bye week this season. With starters like Joe Reitz and Pat Angerer scheduled to finally return after the bye week, and Cory Redding, VontaeDavis, and Justin King getting hurt i...
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