Devon Wylie" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-qzuMtgwuImo/UoWUagsZNYI/AAAAAAAAADY/E6SO1Xtg48c/s400/fumble11.gif" alt="" width="600" height="400" /> Yup, that's Devon Wylie putting the ball on the rug on the kickoff. The Colts recovered of course, and a couple plays later, Luck came through with the touchdown run that put Indy out in front. All too easy. Didn't you almost expect that to happen?
Trent Richardson doesn't have it
And I'm not talking about his physical tools, because they're all there. Bulk, toughness, the whole nine yards. But then the running back gets out on the field and just ... plods along. Richardson continued his streak of subpar games on Thursday night, running for 22 yards on eight carries as he just couldn't find the gaps in the Titans defense. In fact, he had just 59 rushing yards in his three previous outings combined and has yet to run for more than 60 yards in a game this season. It got so bad that the Colts went with backup
as the primary ball carrier midway through the second quarter. Guess what? Brown was able to find the holes Richardson couldn't see. Brown racked up 94 total yards and two touchdowns, including the score that more or less put the game on ice late in the fourth quarter:
Notice the patience Brown uses on the play. He lets his blocks develop and once he spots the gap, explodes upfield and gets to end zone virtually untouched. Try as he might, we've yet to see runs like that from Richardson this season. Do you think the Colts regret trading for Richardson earlier this season? Maybe they do.
Vegas oddsmakers are one smart group
Don't believe us? Ask those who were planning how to spend their financial windfall when the three-point favorite Colts had a 10-point lead late in the fourth quarter. Then, disaster struck when Titans QB
connected with tight end
on a 19-yard touchdown pass with just 1:04 left in the game. So, all those who bet on the Colts to cover had the victory snatched out of their hands. The Colts did win by three, so those bettors got their money back, but still ... what a cruel way to push.
You don't have to pay cheerleaders
Check out this guy:
He seems to be able handle the rhythm just fine. Sign him up immediately!
Harvard has to lick its wounds
After all, the Crimson faithful had to watch the Stanford-educated Luck get past Tennessee quarterback -- and Harvard grad -- Ryan Fitzpatrick. Oh well, all those Harvard people will just have to go back to their high-paying jobs and wonderful lives and ... actually, they're probably not unhappy at all. Do they even watch football?
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