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The Colts Authority:
Well, you may have guessed it - Wayne, according to Brown's writer Marty Gitlin, is going to be difficult to cover this week. He goes on to write:
Second-year cornerback Buster Skrine will therefore be greatly responsible for Wayne, who is third in the NFL with 593 receiving yards. The aggressive Skrine was burned often early in the season, but played his best game in the win Sunday against Cincinnati. He understands the importance of containing Wayne. No other Indianapolis receiver -- even highly touted tight end Coby Fleener -- has emerged as a consistent threat. If Skrine can hang with Wayne, the Browns could shut the Colts down.
Again, I really disagree. It's about the front five, and I don't mean the O-Line.
Wayne's stats in Indianapolis's first five games:
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