Just think, the Indianapolis Colts were supposed to be at least a year away from contending entering 2018.
Instead, quarterback Andrew Luck’s return from an elongated shoulder injury propelled the team into the playoffs, setting up then first-year head coach Frank Reich for what promises to be a nice little window of contention for the next few years.
Give credit to general manager Chris Ballard, too, who brought aboard a stud offensive lineman, Quenton Nelson, in last year’s NFL Draft and also added some key pieces on the defensive side of the ball.
Indy isn’t complete by any means. It could use another wide receiver to help out the veteran, T.Y. Hilton. But running back Marlon Mack could be pretty special, while Luck is looking like his old self before the injury.
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