After 0-2 Start, Divisional Matchups Now Paramount for Indianapolis Colts

September 25, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's fair to say that the Indianapolis Colts shouldn't be panicking.
Sure, opening the season with an 0-2 record isn't ideal, but this team has been here before. After all, the Colts were 0-2 last season to start the year, then reeled off five consecutive wins on their way to an 11-5 finish, an AFC South division title and the fourth seed in the playoffs.
The season is 17 weeks long, after all, and just two games is no reason to go crazy.
Of course, the context of this season is much different from last season.
The Colts lost to the defending AFC champion Denver Broncos on the road last season, although they did make it interesting by coming back from a 24-0 deficit to within a single score in the fourth quarter. In Week 2, they lost to the ever-intriguing Philadelphia Eagles only after a missed pass-interference call on T.Y. Hilton led directly to a game-changing interception with just five minutes left in the game.
This year, the Colts lost to two teams witho...

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