Cowardly Colts' Organization Shows Its' True Colors

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    Tex:

    This Tedy quote is on point.

    "Here's the reality: Some teams don't just play for championships, they play to be the best there has ever been. Others are just satisfied with doing what's required. The Colts decided that resting is more important than making a run at history. They are telling us that what they have done up to this point in the season is good enough. They are satisfied with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. 19-0? No big deal. History? Didn't want it."

    The Colts are what I've always felt they were, a bunch of posers. Nothing about that team intimidates if you ask me. Brady's bunch of yesteryear warranted respect with not only what they've accomplished, but, more importantly how is was achieved. The aw-shucks mind set just dont cut it for me.

    good luck
     
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    Colts weren't going to win anything anyway. They had one of the easiest schedules in the league. THey played 8 games in a dome. They played six games in warm weather cities. One of the remaining two was against Baltimore in November which wasn't too cold. This week's game will be their only true cold and weather effected game all year in Buffalo. I really believe they knew they would lose this coming weekend so why bother in last week's game. They realistically could have lost four to five games with their weak schedule. We know they did lose one against the Pats because that was indeed a first down but the Manning is God attitude influenced the calls in that game. I'm not worried about the Colts at all. THey will come into the playoffs with their tail between their legs and go out with it in their mouth. The team to beat for the Pats will be the Chargers who can implode like few teams can. Don't be surprised to see a Steelers-Pats AFC title game if the matchups allow for it. Go Pats. 
     
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    Now, since I am not a Patriots fan (not a hater, just not my favorite team) this may immediately be considered trolling by some....

    If the Colts go on to win the SB, would you go back and say that the Colts made the right decision and the Patriots in '07 did not?  One could argue the Pats were out of gas in the SB, and if they rested their starters in that last game maybe they would've won?

    Personally, I wish the Colts went for it and was glad the Patriots did.  Chances for undefeated seasons come less often than chances for a SB, so I think you have to go for it if the opportunity presents itself. 

    The Colts have gone down this 'resting the starters' thing before, and it always costs them momentum come playoff time.  When the Steelers won SB40, they started their run against a Colts team that took 3 1/2 quarters to shake the cobwebs as they hadn't played any meaningful minutes in several weeks.  This will happen to them again this year, I am convinced.

    But, if it works for the Colts, one could certainly argue they were right and the Pats were wrong, so says Dr. Schlemberger, Professor of Revisionist History.
     
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    No, still a mistake to take a pass on History.  In fact, I think it would burn the players up knowing they could have gone all the way..
     
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    What is not causal today, will not be causal tomorrow.

     
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    Clouts,

    I think it's a mistake to not go for it. 

    I think fear of injury as opposed to extra rest is the reason to pull your starters when you have one of the top two seeds.

    Remember, both the '07 Pats and '09 Colts had/have the wild card round off and there is a two week wait before the SuperBowl. 

    IMHO, only if you think that Brady hurt his ankle in the Dec. 29 game against the Giants and was therefore not able to deal with their pass rush in the SB was going for it a mistake.  I don't think that was the case. 

     
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    Colts need to be concerned with the fact that they have the worst run-game in the NFL.  I cannot recall a SB winning team that shared this stat.  If the Chargers end up playing this team, the Colts are in deep, deep trouble and I think their fan base knows this.

    Colts are crazy beatable with or without the refs in their pocket. 
     
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    Happy new year, Texas! 

    Yep...that was me.  I wrote a while back that the Pats self-destructed in the 2nd half against Indy; Maroney fumbled on the one, and Brady threw a pick in the endzone.  I still honestly feel that the Colts danced through some raindrops this season.   I recognize that they are a formidable team when the offense clicks, but without Clark this season, they're about an 11-5 team.  Again, they have the worst run game in the NFL.

    The Pats' own ineptitude gave the Colts that game, and the Colts' fans know this.  There is no question that two of those pass int. calls were abominable, but a loss is a loss.  Pats dominated that team in the first half.  Love to see them get another shot.

    Happy holidays, TexasPat. 
     
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    Good responses guys.  Just curious is all.  Please go out and win in Texas!!
     
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    30 on the injury report, Are you F'n kidding me?   Unless "Getting your feelings hurt" can be considered an injury than how?  They didn't even play!
    Obviously a cover up for last week but in reality digging a bigger hole.  What a joke......I'm so happy I'm not a  geldings fan....GO PATS!
     
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    Cowardly Colts' Organization Shows Its' True Colors


    Yeller.
     
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    TEX:
    The Colts brass feel that this was no problem how it was handled and all. I think it divides the team a bit. You know, the us (starters) & them (2nd & 3rd stringers) mentality. It was allowed to be portrayed as an elitist approach IMO. Whether brass feels that way or not, it has that appearance. At this time, you want to build team, not us & them.
     
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    And now the colts could pay the price for letting the Jets in the playoffs. If the Jets beat Cincy in the wildcard game, which I see no reason to doubt, the Jets go to Indy if pats win.  The Jets are getting hot at the right time and could easily defeat the Colts with their D and their running game.  That would be poetic justice for the indy cowards. 

     
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