We all know that the Colts' special teams was really bad. As in, close-your-eyes-and-hope-the-other-team-doesn't-score bad.
As much potential as I think Joe Lefeged may have as a depth player in the defensive backfield, he made me cringe more consistently than any other player I've seen in the Manning era (during his kick/punt returns). More than Keyunta Dawson, more than Tim Jennings, even more than Gijon Robinson.
The Colts were all bad in 2011. It was a doomed season as soon as we knew Peyton Manning was going to miss the majority of it. Even still, the special teams was a uniquely frustrating kind of bad. Yet, even with the special teams struggles, there were positives as well.
The Few. The Proud. The Bright Spots
Pat McAfee was one of the few spots of excellence on the Colts last season, and many fans thought he may have deserved a spot in the Pro Bowl. While I wouldn't take it quite that far yet, McAfee did have a very good year, and one to build on for the future. ...