With the Colts and Broncos squaring off this week on Sunday Night Football, some are wondering if Indy, at home with a 4-2 record, can deal the juggernaut Broncos their very first loss of the season. Is this the week Denver falls?
Mike Wallace expected to be a big play, deep threat wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins when he signed a $60 million contract in the offseason. But a quarter of the way through the season, Wallace hasn’t produced many big plays and it has him worried.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are already one of the worst teams in football and that was at full strength. The Jaguars will be missing several players against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Much was made about the dramatic transformation the Miami Dolphins went through in the offseason. But another team is using the draft and free agency to load up on young talent to make a run through the AFC for the next few years, the Indianapolis Colts.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 319 yards and one touchdown Sunday, and the Dolphins defense held off yet another Colts’ comeback bid for a 24-20 victory.
Andrew Luck spent much of his rookie season lacking adequate protection, forcing the Indianapolis Colts to invest in a revamped offensive line in hopes of keeping their franchise quarterback safe.
After reporting 10 players in this week’s injury report, not only will the Miami Dolphins have to contend with Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, but also plenty of aching bodies.
The Miami Dolphins have plenty to play for when the team travels to Indianapolis to play the Colts. The Fins will be looking for revenge from last year’s loss, looking to get to 2-0 ahead of a very tough stretch of games, and to keep pace with the New England Patriots in the win-loss column.
The Indianapolis Colts are looking to continue moving forward in a rebuilding phase that moved forward about five years in just one season, but some pieces are still missing. That missing puzzle piece may have been found in running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who still has a lot of gas in the tank.
While the Miami Dolphins are on the outside looking in on the NFL Playoffs again this year, there is hope thanks to salary cap management that gives the team a lot of flexibility in the offseason. But Miami isn’t alone when it comes to tons of salary cap space.