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18 Things to Watch for in Sunday’s Colts-Bengals game

This class would do Chad Johnson some good.

Last week, the Colts suffered one of the most painful losses in their history, but there’s no time to sit and mourn.  The banged up Colts have to jump right back into action against their nearest geographical rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals.  As the Colts and Bengals hook up in the Luke on Sunday be on the watch for:

1.  Watch for the trap.  For years now, the Colts have taken care of business against losing teams.  They robotically take one week at a time, refusing to look ahead to the future.  They’ll need that focus this week, because with the Pats and Chargers looming, Indy can’t afford to take the slumping Bengals lightly.  Cincy is not a good football team, but they play lots of hard, close games.  They’ll be tired coming off a physical loss to the Steelers on Monday night, so the Colts ought to be able to put their foot down.  Well coached team don’t lose trap games.

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