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Colts Cradle: AFC South Preview

Published by on May 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts look to field another Super Bowl-contending team in 2009, but, before they can battle through the playoffs, they'll have to wrangle their way through perhaps the toughest division in the NFL. 

The Colts' string of AFC South titles came to an end last season when the rival Titans captured the best record in the NFL. The Houston Texans took great strides last season to shake their label as division whipping-boy, finishing 8-8 thanks to a young, explosive offense. The Jacksonville Jaguars are perennial contenders, and their poor showing in 2008 was largely a result of injuries.

With five playoff appearances in the last two seasons, the AFC South has certainly proven their mettle in recent years. Last season, only the NFC South had more combined wins. Here's a preview of the competition that the Colts must face in 2009 as they attempt to qualify for the playoffs for an eighth consecutive time:

 

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