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The AP points out that the Colts found great relief from their first win, but more importantly from the way they won:
Winning early, on the other hand, has put Indy’s players at ease.
The veterans who endured last season’s debacle acknowledged Monday that they’re glad 2012 won’t be like 2011, regardless of how many games they win, and the newcomers are just happy that they’ve already answered one big question.
“Now it won’t be looming over us, so we’re very happy about that,” Luck said.
It wasn’t just the win that has given the Colts confidence, it’s the way Indy won.
The defense held fast for the first 54 minutes, yielding only two field goals, despite playing without Dwight Freeney.
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After Pat Angerer went down during the preseason with a fractured bone in his foot, the Colts' community let out a collective groan. Angerer had a very nice sophomore season in 2011, one of the few bright spots on the team, and most Colts fans were excited to see him get another season under his belt in 2011.
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I understand the economy is rough, but converting an old Peyton Manning Colts jersey into an Andrew Luck jersey isn’t a very good luck, as you see from the picture above.
It would have been better to just wear the Manning jersey and not alter it, or buy a Luck jersey.
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