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Indianapolis Colts: Struggles Continue in the Running Game

Published by on September 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

In a very close and gritty AFC South division game to open the season, the Indianapolis Colts found themselves still struggling to get any kind of consistent running game going.

The Colts in the offseason tried to improve their rushing attack by drafting Donald Brown out of the University of Connecticut. But the combination of he and fourth-year back Joseph Addai only combined to rush for 75 yards.

Addai, who rushed for 42 yards on 17 carries, showed brief glimpses of his old self, but was unable to get anything going from down to down. Donald Brown was much of the same carrying the ball 11 times for 33 yards. Both backs combined to only average 2.75 yards per carry on the day.

Late in the fourth quarter, Indianapolis could not convert on a 4th-and-1 which could have put the game away. They had two shots at it failing on 3rd-a...

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