Indianapolis Colts Vs Green Bay Packers: Observations In Colts Loss

August 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Colts' offense looked good early but injuries and turnovers highlighted Indy's 59-24 loss in Green Bay.
The downfall for the Colts were mainly on defense and special teams but the offense did cough up the ball four times, not all of which were on the first team offense.
Injuries to running back Joseph Addai (concussion), corner Jacob Lacey (concussion), offensive tackle Tony Ugoh (toe), defensive tackle Antonio Johnson (groin) and middle linebacker Gary Brackett (hand) were exactly what the Colts did not want to see.
Pass protection was a bit shaky and led to at least one of Peyton Manning's turnovers on Thursday night. Manning came out for one series after halftime and was hit and stripped by former Central Michigan product (my current place of residence) Frank Zombo.
The fumble was recovered by Robert Francois who ended his return with a helmet-to-helmet knock on Addai, which inflicted Addai's concussion. There were plenty of highs and lows for the Colts Thurs...

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