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The Colts Had Plenty of Drops and Other AFC South Must-Reads

Published by Nate Dunlevy on February 26, 2013
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

With all the hoopla over Andrew Luck's rookie season, it's easy to forget that it could have been much, much better than it was.

Kyle Rodriguez of Colts Authority has five-year data on drop rate for the Indianapolis Colts and found that the 2012 Colts were particularly bad at hanging on to the football.

Indy had two receivers ranking near the bottom of the league in drops. Donnie Avery and T.Y. Hilton both rang up double-digit drops, tying for 79th in drop percentage in the league.


Whereas Hilton atoned for his mistakes with scores of big plays, Avery compounded his failings with an inability to get open.

In all, the Colts were 30th in drops, and Luck personally had more passes dropped than any quarterback in the league. The Colts let 50 passes slip through their fingers.

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