How the Indianapolis Colts Can Light Up the Chiefs in Wild Card Showdown

December 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Indianapolis Colts enter the playoffs as one of the hotter teams in the NFL, winners of three straight games in convincing fashion.
One of those victories came in Week 16 at Kansas City. The Chiefs come to town this week for the rematch, and if the Colts want to duplicate their 23-7 win from two weeks ago, they needs to add a new wrinkle or two to what was a very successful game plan.
In that game, the Colts dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball. The defense allowed only a first-quarter Jamaal Charles touchdown run in an effort that was the team's best since downing the Broncos back in Week 7.
From there, the offense took over, led by quarterback Andrew Luck and tailback Donald Brown.
Granted, Luck's 241 passing yards and 6.5 yards per attempt aren't eye-popping numbers. However, the Colts employed an uptempo, short passing offense that had the Kansas City defense out of sorts for much of the game.
Not only did this attack prove ef...

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