3 things Colts must do against Rams to pick up a third straight win

The Indianapolis Colts could move to 3-1 on Sunday, but it’s a few things they must do in order to beat the Los Angeles Rams.
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1. Keep Anthony Richardson healthy and comfortable in his return

Anthony Richardson has been a full participant in practice leading up to this game, so it looks like he will make his return after missing the Baltimore game due to a concussion. If he still needs more time to recover though, it will be Minshew mania all over again, with Gardner Minshew playing, which has looked good so far.

But in the more likely scenario that Richardson is ready to go, making sure that he is wary of protecting himself, while also still going out there and being the player he can be is important. Richardson needs to find a balance between being cautious and still feeling comfortable using his legs to make plays for this team.

From what he showed with his legs in the Texans game, he can score easily due to his size and speed, but he also has to make sure he cleans up the accuracy and deep ball issues in the passing game. While that will come with reps, he did miss a week of football so it will be interesting to see how well he plays as the starter for this team.

This Rams' defense is no joke, especially with Aaron Donald being an unstoppable force that this offensive line will struggle to handle. Donald is the one player you do not want to have a quarterback playing in his third NFL game ever have to deal with, but Richardson will have to rise above it all if they want to win this game against this Rams' defense.