Know Your Colts History: Great Fanbases Make Great Teams


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As I watched the game last week, I couldn't help but notice how many times the producers cut away to the crowd during the Colts' 34-17 win.  After almost every play with a positive impact, even if it was only a 3 yard gain, it seemed like the producers wanted to show how passionate this fan base gets and how much they appreciate the Colts' efforts on a week-to-week basis.  I'm proud to say I'm a part of Colts Country, as I'm sure the rest of you are.  You just don't see this kind of passion anywhere else:

After the jump, we'll take a look at another week of dominance from Peyton Manning and the power of pink.

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If the woman wearing the #1 jersey is wearing a Pat McAfee jersey, that's dedication.  But she's got nothing on the guy on the far left in the neck brace...or the guy on the far right in the Seahawks jersey.

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Jeff turned his back on Peyton after throwing the ball near the redzone.

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Unsure of who to block, Eric Foster sets his sights on Dallas Clark.

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In addition:

- Peyton is changing all of his audibles to involve the work pink.
- Kyle DeVan will wear a pink jockstrap.
- Jim Mora Jr. will hold his breath until he's pink in the face.
- Donald Brown will change his name to Donald Pink.

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    "Hey Melvin!  My guy is down that way!  Can you cover him for me?"

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    Ho-hum.

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    No comment.

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    Edgerrin James is a great runner, but he wouldn't be anywhere without his water boy.

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    Good times.

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    Raise your hand if you knew who Lydell Mitchell was before Sunday.

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    Seriously, Edgerrin wouldn't be half the player he is without his water boy.

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    Throwing the ball ahead of that blue line is a biiiiiiiig no-no, Seneca.

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    Did I ever mention that I LOVE Pierre Garcon's run blocking? 

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    "Hey guys, I just wanted to remind you that I'm about 3 feet taller than all of you refs, so let's go easy on those holding calls today.  Thanks!"

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    Everything was going fine until Pierre realized the crowd was pointing at him because they were doing the Hokey Pokey in his direction.

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    Robert Mathis has to adjust his facemask after every play to make sure he resists the temptation to eat the quarterback.

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    Laugh all you want about Jim Caldwell's speed, but I'm pretty sure he'd smoke most of us in a footrace.

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    I was conflicted when Olindo lined up for this field goal attempt.  On one hand, I wanted to see him make it after the debacle last week.  Then again, it would have been very touching to see a Mora go on a rant after a Colts game.  Sadly he made the field goal before I could think of what Jim Mora would have said if he missed.

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    "Hey, you didn't tell me Edgerrin's water boy was just for Edgerrin.  I just wanted something to drink!"

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    Robert's reward for this accomplishment?  A mini-cooler that doubles as a seat.

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    "I wonder if that gold digger still has my number..."

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    Ho-hum.

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    Ho-hum...again.

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    It's not like anyone would've thought Tom Moore was the Junior Offensive Coordinator, but still.

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    Might as well get that first NFL touchdown in spectacular fashion.

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    Sign #1 that your team is going to lose: Your quarterback is making the blowfish face.

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    Look, a Hank Baskett sighting!

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    Especially ho-hummy.

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    File under things you'll never see again: Howard Mudd wearing pink.

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    To celebrate the Colts win, Pat McAfee busted out his Carlton Dance.

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