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For Colts, Answers at Wide Receiver Already in Place

Published by on September 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

The story of this week is all about how the Colts have lost their starting wide out Anthony Gonzalez for probably a month or more.

It's just another sign of the acopolypse that is supposed to be a signal of the demise of the Colts as an AFC superpower.

Yet, the are two big points in regards to the loss of Gonzalez that led me to completely believe in GM Bill Polian's faith in our current crop of receivers.

The first point is, when Gonzalez went out late in the first quarter, he didn't exactly take a lot of production with him. In fact, not only did Gonzalez have zero catches at that point, but, more importantly, Gonzalez wasn't even a target of a single Peyton Manning pass.

Not one.

Wasn't Gonzalez supposed to have a breakout year? The Colts started the game with a pretty impressive drive before Manning's ill-advised lob to the end zone was intercepted.

Yet, Gonzalez didn't get a sniff of the action.

Secondly, after Gonzalez left, it...

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