The Colts play the best team in the AFC South on Sunday, the Houston Texans. Here is a preview of the big game.
There was a big opportunity lost on Sunday for the Colts. They got shut out 6-0 in Jacksonville against a bad Jaguars team. Losing that game makes it almost impossible for the Colts to win the division now. But if they are going to, they have to beat this Houston team Sunday.
This game could help decide the playoff fate of the Colts. Winning this game puts them back on track to be in that second wild card spot, and even gives them an outside shot at the division. But losing this game could eliminate them from both.
The key to this game will be the Indy offense. They have to improve from their abysmal performance against the Jaguars. The Texans have a good defense as well, so it won’t be easy. But the Colts blew the first game between these two.
Speaking of that game, it could end up costing the Colts. Frank Reich decided to go for the win as opposed for the tie. That decision could end up costing them a playoff spot. It also propelled the Texans to their current run of 9 straight wins. They are looking to improve their playoff seeding.
If the Colts win this game, they have a great opportunity to make the playoffs. If they don’t, there is a strong chance that they are out. It is as simple as that. They have to play this game extremely hard and make sure that they leave it all out on the field.
This isn’t quite a must-win for the Colts, but it is very close. It will be interesting to see if they can rise to the occasion on Sunday.