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22 Oct 2010
The Colts have placed Dallas Clark on injured reserve with a wrist injury.
Wideout Austin Collie is also out several weeks with a hand injury.
Posted by: Bill Barnwell on 22 Oct 2010
30 comments, Last at
26 Oct 2010, 9:11am by
...slowly reaches towards panic button, keeps it hovering...
Don't worry, the defense will step up.
I had to wipe soda off the keyboard at that one!
Really, they shouldn't have any problems on that side of the ball with number 18 under center - especially if (not a small if at this point) Anthony Gonzalez is pretty healthy and ready to go after the bye and Brown is able to return strongly (I'm assuming Addai being out for a bit is foregone).
I'm still more worried that we're now starting a fourth string strong safety, and that another key injury could tip the defense just enough.
Obviously you don't remember the days of Craphonso Thorpe: Starting NFL Receiver. Let's just say that they had problems on that side of the ball.
No Colts fan wants to see the return of the Craphonso (or you'll see the return of our lunches) but in the first game "starring" him they gave up two punt return TDs, Manning threw SIX INTs and they still managed to lose only when Vinatieri missed a last minute chip shot FG. So the Crapman wasn't necessarily the kiss of death. Sort of the kiss of chronic illness.
Of course the D was good that season..... until Freeney went on IR because of an injury sustained in that game.
I know we never want Peyton to get hurt, but I am half hoping that he gets his one big injury for his career (assuming that every player inevitably gets one) in the next game or two, and we can put this puppy to bed for the season. That's already realistically happened, without Addai, Brown, Clark, Gonzo (and now Gonzo back but no Collie), Sanders, Bullet, yada yada yada
Peyton is a machine. He can't be bargained with. He can't be reasoned with. He doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And he absolutely will not stop, ever.
Uncle Bob? He has extensive files on human anatomy.
Yeah, Colts fans should be worried when Manning shows the slightest hint of being anything other than an unstoppable beast.
*defense running some exotic zone blitz*
Mike Hart: Can you even see?
Peyton: I see everything.
Colts fans know now why you cry. But it's something they can never do.
"Is Pollard crazy?"
"In technical terms . . . he's a loon."
Does he get drunk in the afternoon?
Someone neglected to tell Ty Law that.
I can't believe you said that - I just finished watching the movie and then logged on to FO...and I see this. Weird.
yogi, That IS eerie. If you see a naked body-builder in your back yard, don't ask questions. Just run. Fast. Unless he says, "Your clothes... give them to me."
At 5'6" and 200#, unless the naked body builder wants to look like Angus Young I should be OK. I'm more concerned he'll ask, "Give me your credit cards!"
nah, then you're just getting robbed. Terminators don't need money.
Well, you can cause a system reboot that lasts 120 seconds if you nail him with a strong enough taser.
Injuries really starting to mount. I don't think the bye week is going to be enough for most of them either. We'll have to see if third-stringers White, Eldridge, Francisco, et al can get the job done.
I blame James Harrison, Rodney Harrison, and the Trilateral Commission. Oh, and Mike Vanderjagt, just on principle.
What I'm really dying to know is how it affects everyones fantasy teams!
Just picked Gonzo up from free agency an hour ago!
(slaps forehead) I deserve that.
doesnt affect my fantasy team, i drafted gates ahead of clark in all 3 leagues! want to hear the rest of my starting lineup dean?
Jermaine Gresham to the rescue!
Well, my first-place team featuring Clark and Collie suddenly doesn't look so hot.
Ditto. Had em both, 5-1, but good chance of keeping first even without them.
It's why my fantasy team is jinxed.
Denver's defense carried the team all season, and carried Peyton Manning right to a second Super Bowl ring in his worst season. Carolina's offense joins long list of postseason duds from the 500-point club.
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