Wednesday, January 08, 2014

MusketFire: Three Key Match-ups: Indianapolis Colts Defense vs New England Patriots Offense

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The New England Patriots face-off against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday in Foxboro, MA. The Colts come in on the heels of their historic comeback against theKansas City Chiefs in the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs. The Patriots have a tough matchup on their hands as they face a young, hungry team with playmakers on both sides of the ball.  For New England to win, there are a few key match-ups that need to be won to have success and advance to the AFC Championship Game.

Below is a look at three key matchups of the Colts’ defense versus the Patriots’ offense that will will be indicators to which side comes out victorious on Saturday night.


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