Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Football Notes


Published: July 16, 2009

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... appeared we were finally watching an elite team begin its decline.

Even more disturbing for Colts fans was that Peyton Manning looked, well, normal. Actually, worse than normal, as he looked old behind a very suspect offensive line. Of course, chalk it up to injury because Manning soon made us wonder why we ever doubted him at all.

With the nagging injury behind him and a stable running game thanks to the return of Dominic Rhodes, who picked up the slack during a disappointing year for Joseph Addai, a healthy Manning took his team on a nine-game winning streak.

The Colts ended the season with a 12-4 record, snagging a wild card spot in the playoffs (it was the first season since 2002 the Colts did not win the AFC South title), while Manning’s heroics earned him another MVP.

Despite a great comeback story fueling fans’ hopes for another Super Bowl appearance, the Colts lost ...

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