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Week 8 Power Rankings: Colts Drop Again After Ugly Home Loss

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NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

After the dumpster fire last week it is no surprise to see the Colts dropping in power rankings around the league yet again. At this point, their wins against the only two winless teams in football are the only thing saving them from the bottom of the league.

With the schedule getting tougher over the coming weeks, the outlook is bleak for this team. Key injuries, both long and short term, to important players like Malik Hooker, John Simon, and Rashaan Melvin, have derailed some of the small amounts of progress we have seen from them. Given what we have seen so far, it is unlikely that this team makes any significant move up this board anytime this season.

ESPN has the Colts dropping one spot to 30th.

Fun fact: The Colts' two wins this season came against the winless 49ers and winless Browns. How bad do the Colts miss Andrew Luck? They actually have the highest chances of losing out.

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports has the Colts dropping one spot to 29th.

This season is going bad quickly. Will we even see Andrew Luck this season? Should we?

Elliot Harrison of NFL.com has the Colts dropping one spot to 30th.

The Colts were no match for the Jaguars on Sunday. The absence of Leonard Fournette from Jacksonville's ground game was supposed to provide Indy with an opportunity to stay relevant in the AFC South. No dice. As predicted, the Jags' secondary was a tough matchup for Jacoby Brissett. The Colts can't sustain any consistency or continuity on the ground, no matter how much fans and fantasy owners want Marlon Mack to get more time in the huddle. Not sure a healthy Andrew Luck would've won this game, either. Even Blake Bortles was out there ballin'.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has the Colts up one spot to 28th.

Receiver T.Y. Hilton would like to apologize for accurately pointing out that the offensive line stinks.

Frank Schwab of Shutdown Corner has the Colts down one spot to 30th.

T.Y. Hilton probably shouldn’t call out his offensive line teammates. But he was telling the truth. You watch Jacoby Brissett get sacked 10 times and it becomes more clear that Andrew Luck probably isn’t playing this season.