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AFC South Spiraling Downward to Bottom of NFL
December 12th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The AFC South has seen a steady decline in the quality of its teams since the 2007 NFL season, but this season is hitting a low in the last six years. Nearly going overshadowed by the New England Patriots 16-0 regular season, the AFC South in 2007 had the best year...

Road to Playoffs, Clinching Division Clear Heading to Cincinnati
December 6th, 2013 at 9:52 AM
An important win against the Tennessee Titans last week has put the Indianapolis Colts in the driver's seat towards their playoff push. The 22-14 win over the Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium gave the Colts the season sweep over their division rivals and a three-game lead in the AFC South, a...

AFC South Off Season Scouting Report: Houston Texans
July 14th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
***PHOTO1***The Houston Texans have broken the Indianapolis Colts' stronghold on the AFC South with a little power grab of their own. The Texans won the division for the second consecutive year last season. But despite the Texans improving their record to 12-4, the outcome was the same. After knocking off...

AFC South Off Season Scouting Report: Tennessee Titans
July 6th, 2013 at 8:54 AM
The Tennessee Titans are coming off a disappointing 6-10 2012 campaign looking for a major rebound back into playoff contention. The team was extremely active this off season overhauling their roster through free agency and the draft. The answers to these four questions will go a long way toward determining the...

AFC South Off Season Scouting Report: Jacksonville Jaguars
June 23rd, 2013 at 8:13 AM
Over the next three weekends, Colts 101 will break down what's been happening with the Indianapolis Colts' divisional opponents this off season. First up, the Jacksonville Jaguars. There's no delicate way to put it: the Jacksonville Jaguars were a horrid football team in 2012. Their offense was on of four in...

Antonio Johnson Signs with Tennessee Titans
May 13th, 2013 at 7:28 PM
The Indianapolis Colts crowded competition along the defensive line will be a little less so as free agent Antonio Johnson signed a free agent deal with division rival Tennessee. Johnson played five seasons for the Colts and started 47 games during his career. He had 19 tackles and seven assists...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Could Do a Lot Worse than Tim Tebow
May 7th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
Tell me who you like of these three quarterbacks: Quarterback A has accounted for 29 touchdowns in two seasons versus 23 turnovers. He’s put up 2900 yards of offense in that time and guided his team to a division championship and a playoff win. In that win, he threw for over...

AFC South Week in Review: the Thin Line Between Good and Great
November 20th, 2012 at 8:11 AM
For a few minutes late Sunday afternoon, everything we thought we knew about the NFL was being challenged. The Jacksonville Jaguars had held a 14 point fourth quarter lead at Houston in a game in which they were double-digit underdogs. Meanwhile the Indianapolis Colts offense was playing the role of...

AFC South Week in Review: Tennessee Titans Respond to Owner’s Ultimatum
November 13th, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Tennessee Titans' owner Bud Adams put his team on notice after their week 9 thrashing at the hands of the Chicago Bears. He wouldn't except such a shoddy effort and everyone from the head coach to the ticket takers had better shape up or heads would roll. It would appear...

AFC South Week in Review: Have’s and Have Not’s
November 6th, 2012 at 12:50 PM
The Week 9 action in the AFC South made one thing perfectly clear: this division has two teams with legitimate playoff aspirations and two that clearly do not. While the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts were making their cases for playoff berths, the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars were on...

AFC South Week in Review: Jacksonville Jaguars Show Life in Green Bay
October 30th, 2012 at 8:36 AM
***PHOTO1***With the Houston Texans on their bye week and the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans facing each other, that left just one other team from the AFC South in play this week. The Jacksonville Jaguars were prohibitive underdogs going into Green Bay to face a resurgent Packers' squad without the...

AFC South Week in Review: Jacksonville Jaguars in Deep Trouble
October 23rd, 2012 at 10:25 AM
Just when fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars thought it couldn't get any worse, it did... a lot worse. It's not just that the Jags, coming off a bye week, blew an 11 point halftime lead on the road in Oakland. It's not just that they dropped to 1-5 in a...

AFC South Week in Review: Does Anybody Know What’s Going on Out There?
October 16th, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Only in the wild and wacky NFL could we have a week like this past one. The Colts, fresh off their most inspirational win in awhile, came out flat as a pancake against the New York Jets. The Tennessee Titans, left for dead after bumbling their way to another loss...

AFC South Week in Review: Can Anyone Catch the Houston Texans?
October 9th, 2012 at 8:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** With their win last night against the New York Jets, the Houston Texans moved to 5-0. They're now two and a half games in front of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South. If not for the Colts' improbable comeback against the Packers Sunday, Houston would enjoy a nearly invincible...

AFC South Week in Review: Indianapolis Colts Gain While Idle
October 2nd, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Thanks to losses by the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars, the Indianapolis Colts gained in the AFC South Standings despite not playing this week. The Colts 1-2 record puts them a half game ahead of the Titans and Jags, but already two and a half games behind the Houston Texans,...

AFC South Week in Review: Houston Texans Look Dominant
September 24th, 2012 at 8:38 AM
The last minute of the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars produced a two game swing in the AFC South standings. Instead of standing alone in second place at 2-1, the Colts are now jammed with the Jags and the Tennessee Titans at 1-2. The Jags were staring...

AFC South Week in Review: Your Second Place Indianapolis Colts
September 17th, 2012 at 10:20 AM
It's VERY early, but your Indianapolis Colts are sitting in second place in the AFC South. Thanks to the strong leg of Adam Vinatieri and some poor play by division rivals, the Colts only trail division leader Houston by a single game heading into their first divisional showdown this week. The...

Houston Texans Only AFC South Team to Post a Win
September 10th, 2012 at 10:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's good news/bad news for the Indianapolis Colts after week one of the 2012 season. The bad news is that they dropped a 41-21 decision to the Chicago Bears. The good news is that only one of their divisional rivals, the Houston Texans, scored a victory on Sunday. Houston stumbled out...

AFC South Preview: Houston Texans Triumph Again
September 3rd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** With Peyton Manning now permanently removed from the AFC South, the Houston Texans will take aim at winning their second consecutive AFC South title. With the rest of the division breaking in new quarterbacks and still generally in transition, it's their division to lose. Here's what Colts 101 sees in...

AFC South Update: Matt Schaub Returns for Houston Texans
August 13th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
***PHOTO1***Matt Schaub's return as quarterback of the Houston Texans was the biggest AFC South news besides Andrew Luck's debut. Schaub, who missed most of 2011, started for the Texans in their 26-13 exhibition victory over the Carolina Panthers. Schaub was steady if not spectacular in his brief preseason debut. He completed half...