After further review, the Colts would claim the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft if they lose Thursday night to the Houston Texans.
On Sunday, two big zeros were erased from the NFL landscape – the Colts’ potential freefall toward 0-16 and the Packers’ bid for a 16-0 season.
Joseph Addai’s hamstring will most likely keep him out of action this week, while Curtis Painter has solidified his grip on the starting QB job.
The Colts are in the exact same situation that we’re used to seeing them: in the playoffs. The biggest concern for the Colts right now is whether they’ll be able to stop the run, which has proved to be their Achilles heel.
While it came down to a 43-yard Adam Vinatieri field goal as the clock expired, the Colts clinched the AFC South with Sunday’s 23-20 win over the Titans.
One of the biggest questions to be answered in the AFC South is whether the injury-riddled Colts can return to form in time to claim their annual playoff spot.