Found November 16, 2012 on Patriots Life:
I don't.To me, the Patriots-Colts rivalry died with Peyton Manning's 1000th neck surgery. The whole rivalry was always more of a Brady vs Manning thing anyway. There was always the debate of who is better and the games seemed to be ways to find out, for some reason.I'm not sure how Colts fans feel, but honestly I don't give a crap about their team anymore. I actually have rooted for them a couple times this year. I really liked watching Andrew Luck in college so I hope he does well.Now their team is an up and coming feel good story. How can you really root against that? I wish them the best of luck. No Peyton? No hate.How about you, Patriots fans?Do you still hate the Colts?
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