Colts give up on undefeated season

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    Up 15-10 in 3rd qtr the Colts pull Peyton Manning and most of the starters. Jets score 19 straight to win 29-15

    Anyone think it was worth pulling your starters so early?
     
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    Didn't make any sense to me.

    Why play them that long if you plan on pulling them?

    I would have liked to have seen them go for 16-0.
     
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    Once you lose that first game it is always easier to lose the second
     
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    Dungy used to always do it, so now does the new guy.
     
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    they took them out because the Jets were playing that game because they had to win it and it was getting phsyical and it wasn't worth the injuries to the colts.

    They want the ring
     
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    I think if you were a Jets fans you would be going

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    The Colts did what they did, since now the Jets still have a chance at the playoffs.




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    they did it because they didn't want to risk any injuries to their starters which is the smart play on the colts. The jets were playing very physical ball.

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    Meaning the Colts were pussies

    Its one thing to hold out players who are banged up. But to pull out a perfectly healthy Peyton Manning to play a third string rookie is caution to the extreme. Once you shut down, its hard to turn the intensity back on. Colts have done it before and lost.

    I bet New England isn't shutting down
     
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    I have to agree with rightwinger, as sick as that makes me.

    The Colts have been knocked out of the playoffs twice after resting starters at the end of the regular season. The one year they didn't, they won the SB.

    That being said, I'm a fan of losing a game during a streak like that. It's better to get the loss out of your system and get back to business. Now there's no pressure to be perfect.

    Fuck perfect. The only thing that matters is the ring.
     
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