Richards: Colts refuse to lose

Phil Richards notes that the spirit we’ve seen all year from an intensely proud group of men used to winning simply willed them to win:

The Colts refused to lose.

They got an outstanding effort from a defense that has allowed 26 points in the past two games.

They got field goals of 23, 32, 47 and 31 yards from Adam Vinatieri, who missed from 42 yards.

And they got a gut-check, pressure’s-on, here-we-come drive from their offense just before which Orlovsky got some coaching from Manning, who has been out since Sept. 8 neck surgery.

It was quite a night.

Todd Smith

About Todd Smith

Todd Smith is a part-time sportswriter who spends too much time arguing on Twitter. What he really loves is eating poorly and watching football. He got his first Colts t-shirt in 1984 shortly after the Mayflower trucks arrived and has never given up on his hometown team. He also still holds to the belief that Kordell Stewart stepped out of the end zone and thus cheated the Colts.