Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/8/11

ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 3: Quarterback Curtis Painter #7 and offensive coordinator Tom Moore of the Indianapolis Colts look over some notes on the side line during their NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills defeated the Colts 30-7. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
On Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts host the Kansas City Chiefs in a game that should help determine the 2012 Draft Order. Most importantly, it may help determine the winner of the Andrew Luck Sweepstakes. The Chiefs won their first game of the season last week while the Colts are looking to avoid falling to 0-5, something that hasn’t happened since 1997, when Peyton Manning was still a student at Tennessee. If the Colts continue to lose while other teams win the Colts will no doubt be drafting Andrew Luck. Then again, if Curtis Painter’s success is any indication the Colts will have a shot at winning games, The Colts will save their season. In just one full game against the Bucs, Curtis Painter did very well for himself and almost led the Colts to their first win of the season. Despite throwing two touchdowns it wasn’t until the end of the week when Painter was announced the starter for this game. Kerry Collins was still out with a concussion so why the Colts waited to make Painter the starter is really puzzling. Does that show lack of confidence in Painter by the front office; I mean they did hand over the job [...]
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