Scouting review: Colts' failures to play to personnel aided the Titans

By BLAKE BEDDINGFIELD, special correspondent

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Colts are not even a competitive team at this point. The quick decline is not all personnel. It’s the way the team is calling plays for that personnel.

Jet sweeps without a speed player usually end up with limited to no yards, because the receiver must outrun defenders to the edge, turn upfield and have the burst and explosion to run through defenders.


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Players who lack speed and burst can’t do this and the Colts do not have that player on their roster. But they ran one with Ashton Dulin.

The Colts will also run plays into heavy defensive fronts ignoring the pass coverage behind the seven or eight defensive players in the box.

They ran into a five-man Titans’ defensive line. Some plays simply must be checked out of.

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