The Monday Morning Hangover has been posted, and yours truly encapsulated the Colts/Pats game (and the Jets/Jags and Dolphins/Bucs). I included the stat I posted last night which has already served to comfort me greatly as I think about last night’s game. Demond likened this to the Colts loss at Foxborough to start the 2004 season. Indy outplayed the Pats that night, but fumbled the game away, eventually losing when Mike Vanderjagt yanked another key field goal.
The Colts didn’t fear the Pats heading into the rematch in the playoffs, but in the end, the homefield advantage gained by the Pats in the first game proved too much for Indy to overcome.
File that away for future reference.