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The Colts’ rebuild is rapidly picking up the pace – The Athletic
If you’ve doubted the Colts’ rebuilding blueprint at any point, Sunday’s 21-9 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field might convince you to reconsider.

Margus Hunt, defense lead Indianapolis Colts past Washington
On a day the Indianapolis Colts received pedestrian numbers from quarterback Andrew Luck, the defense carried the Colts past Washington 21-9.

Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard leads 21-9 win against Washington
A star is born for Indianapolis Colts in 21-9 win against Washington: Rookie LB Darius Leonard, whose 18 tackles are Colts' most since 2011.

Darius Leonard Introduces Himself To The National Football League
Rookie linebacker Darius Leonard was everywhere for the Indianapolis Colts’ defense on Sunday in their 21-9 victory over the Washington Redskins, tallying 18 tackles and filling up the rest of the stat sheet.

5 Things Learned: Dominant Defense Gives Colts First Win | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
The Colts earned their first win of the season on Sunday, behind a dominant defensive performance. What did we learn from the 21-9 win over the Redskins?

KRAVITZ: While we were all waiting for the usual collapse, Leonard and the defense changed the Colts' script - Bob Kravitz - 13 WTHR Indianapolis
The Colts, led by Pro Bowler-to-be Darius Leonard and a swarming, overwhelming defense, grabbed the 14-3 halftime lead by the neck and never let go.

First Impressions: Colts Defeat The Redskins’s Andrew Walker takes a closer look at the Indianapolis Colts’ 21-9 victory over the Washington Redskins in their 2018 regular season Week 2 matchup Sunday at FedExField.

Finally, Colts finished what they started | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – What caught our eye from the Indianapolis Colts’ 21-9 win over the Washington Redskins Sunday at FedExField. The main takeaways? The Colts opened a season at 1-1 for the first time since 2013 and Frank Reich earned his first win as a head coach.

Andrew Luck finally gets some help in first win since 2016 season - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
The Colts show offensive balance and protect Andrew Luck to beat Washington and give Frank Reich his first win as Indianapolis head coach.

Leonard, defense rule the day in win at Washington | Sports |
For a few moments in the postgame locker room Sunday afternoon, Darius Leonard was a kid again.

Darius Leonard, defense rise up in Colts’ upset of Washington | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Darius Leonard figured he owed his teammates for a botched play. He repaid them with a game for the ages. On a screen pass to Adrian Peterson in the second quarter, Leonard broke through Peterson’s escort of offensive linemen but failed on a diving tackle behind the li...

By The Numbers: Colts 21, Redskins 9
Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 Week 2 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedExField.

Insider: That's what the Colts want to be
The Colts delivered a complete performance, including a creative, dynamic and unpredictable offense

Colts Notebook: Indy flips script in road win | Colts |
Frank Reich knows what Colts fans were thinking late in Sunday's win at Washington, and he doesn't blame them.


Colts take on Washington in NFL Week 2 action