As Sunday's hard-fought contest between the Indianapolis Colts and the Jacksonville Jaguars was digested by major news outlets for casual public consumption, several prominent members of the sports media reached a curious conclusion. "The revamped Colts' defense showed that it was up to the challenge of playing in a slugfest against the Jaguars," NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks wrote. "The Colts surrendered 114 yards rushing," he noted, "but were stout at the point of attack as they committed eight men to the box on early downs." "[Indianapolis'] bulkier defensive line also held up better against an old nemesis, Maurice Jones-Drew," ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky added. True, the Colts didn't give up nearly 400 yards at almost nine yards a carry this time. In starting the 2009 season 1-0, Indianapo ...
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