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Frank Gore returns home, leads Colts over Dolphins

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The Miami Dolphins and the Indianapolis Colts have both seen better days. Both teams brought losing records into Sunday’s game at Sun Life Stadium, but it was the Colts who left with an 18-12 victory. Plenty of story lines emerged from this game. Former Miami Hurricane star Frank Gore came home to score two touchdowns for the Colts. Both quarterbacks, Matt Hasselbeck for the Colts and Ryan Tannehill for the Dolphins were injured during the game. There was one other…

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Black Celebration: Jax Jaguars put up 51 on Indianapolis Colts

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The trajectory of a typical 21st century Jacksonville Jaguars season is familiar. Hope, during the draft, and the free agency class, and the preseason, as the best case scenarios swirl. Then reality hits. Not all at once, but like 16 punches to the face. The Jaguars had felt the full impact of eight of them this year, coming into a home showdown against the Matt Hasselbeck led Indianapolis Colts. On Sunday, they gave it to another team on the chin, for…

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When do the Jaguars call the season lost?

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The Jacksonville Jaguars, with four games to go, languish two back of two teams in front of them. At 4-8, this is a team that has to win out. However, what are the chances of Gus Bradley putting that kind of winning streak together? Sunday, we find out a lot about where this team is, as we approach the end of Year 3. Bradley’s Jaguars have, against the Indianapolis Colts, some key advantages. 1A wideout, Allen Hurns, should be back on…

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Matt Hasselbeck, Jameis Winston headline battle for the ages in Indy

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Matt Hasselbeck still plays young. The 40-year-old quarterback has won all three of his starts this season, kept the Colts in contention for a third straight AFC South title, and still enjoys life in the NFL. Jameis Winston looks more polished than a 21-year-old rookie. After a rugged start, Tampa Bay’s new franchise quarterback has rallied to win three of four and gotten the Buccaneers back into playoff contention. No, Sunday’s game might not be the marquee matchup between No.…

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For Jacksonville Jaguars, it’s the one that got away

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A different Jags offense surfaced in Indianapolis, at least in the early going, and in it were a lot of the concepts that excited long-suffering fans since the preseason. Use of tight ends on high percentage routes, a crisp command of play action, and going deep when it was there. That was the Blake Bortles people expected to see earlier than a quarter way through the season. And on Sunday, they saw it. at least early on in the game.…

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