The Colts have just announced that Bob Sanders will play on Sunday versus the St. Louis Rams. Colts' Coach Jim Caldwell has even stated there's a possibility that Sanders could start. So, what does this mean for the Colts? Plenty.
What's the biggest impact of Sanders' return?
His mere presence adds a lot to an already solid defense. Sanders is a vocal player, and it's obvious the defense is energized when he's on the field.
The benefit of his absence is that the defense was forced to establish its identity without him. Outside of the Miami game, the defense has been solid. Defensive Coordinator Larry Coyer has obviously focused on fundamentals as the Colts are tackling better than they have in recent history.
Now that Sanders is back, the Colts defense gains a game changing performer. ...
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