The Colts bye week is now over with the team starting a nine-game stretch in Houston on Sunday night. Today’s news looks back on the first two months of the season and how the team’s offense has stayed true despite injuries.
Take a look below at the top pieces from Monday, October 28th.
By: Stephen Holder, Indy Star
With the bye week now over, Holder takes a look at four topics after the first two months of the season.
The topics included are overcoming injuries, midseason MVPs, the secondary and finishing strong with nine games remaining.
“We’ve got something special going on,” Pagano said. “We certainly won’t take any of the good things that have happened to this point for granted. We won’t lose sight of where we want to go and what it’s going to take to get there.”
By: George Bremer, The Herald Bulletin
Bremer looks at the losses on the Colts offense and how the unit has held together despite losing five significant pieces to season ending injuries.
“I remember talking to my dad after the (Denver) game and saying football can really be a war of attrition in some cases,” Andrew Luck said. “It’s true. So many guys have gone down. It just stinks. You don’t really know how to talk about it. As cold-hearted as it may seem, you move on.
“The guys that are injured want you to move on. They don’t want you thinking. Reggie wants us to work harder than ever to keep going. Vick has always wanted us to work harder. Donald Thomas, Dwayne, they don’t want our pity once it happens. They want us to work harder. We’ll continue to do that.”
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