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There are few times a rookie quarterback looks good in comparison to Peyton Manning.
Backup quarterbacks were prominent among players cut Friday as teams whittled their rosters to the 53-man maximum.
The Indianapolis Colts are starting over. Completely.
It was fun in a way the NFL often isn't, a midseason diversion that sent fans into a frenzy in Denver and prompted people around the country to drop to a knee. Even if you didn't believe in Tim Tebow, it was hard to take your eyes off him as he found ways to win despite passes that fluttered about like balloons on a windy day.
Bill Polian made one big mistake in Indianapolis: Not having an adequate backup for Peyton Manning.
The winless Colts will have a new quarterback and a new defensive coordinator when they head to New England this weekend.
Shocking wins have become a matter of course in St. Louis.
Through six weeks, we've all made our share of roster moves. But whether we're winning, losing or treading water at .500, it's likely we've all got some relatively dead weight we're not sure what to do with.
Play a guy who's struggling, or try the guy you thought wasn't as good as the starter. That's been the quarterback quandary for plenty of coaches over the first part of the NFL season.
For the past two weeks, the Colts' combination of Curtis Painter and Pierre Garcon has been among the best in the NFL.
The Indianapolis Colts are winless and frustrated.
Curtis Painter will make his second straight start as the Colts' quarterback Sunday against Kansas City.
The Indianapolis Colts are finding it every bit as difficult to win without Peyton Manning as they suspected it might be.
The first time he played in the NFL, Curtis Painter cost the Indianapolis Colts a shot at an undefeated season.
Curtis Painter will make his first NFL start at quarterback for the Colts at Tampa Bay on Monday night.
"The more time you're in this offense and the more experience you have in this offense the more you're comfortable with it," he said. "You're comfortable with the guys around you, and you're comfortable with what you can do and what not to do. Now, as I get older, it's a lot easier and more comfortable to play in this offense, to do things, set guys up and make plays."
"I think we are all going to stick together no matter what," he said after the loss to Pittsburgh. "That is the thing about this team. It is definitely not over yet. We are going to keep going, get back to work and try to get our first win this week."