Taj Smith won't suit up for Super Bowl XLIV, but he's played an important role in the Colts' defensive preparations, writes Len Pasquarelli.
How did the Colts and Patriots, facing off Sunday for NFL midseason supremacy, become powerhouses? One organization chose the homegrown method, while the other has made the most of used parts.
Tony Dungy wasted little time at the Colts' recent minicamp letting his players know that their focus needs to be on what's ahead of them, writes Len Pasquarelli.
If the Colts are to successfully defend their title, they will need to be good again at filling vacancies with young players, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Colts and Bears played five common opponents and Len Pasquarelli discussed the Super Bowl matchup with two head coaches, one coordinator and one high-ranking personnel official from those teams.
Forget Peyton. Remember Chicago's Ricky Manning and these five other keys that will determine if the Bears hoist the Lombardi Trophy, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Here are the three things the Bears and Colts need to do to win Super Bowl XLI, writes Len Pasquarelli.
It can't get any easier than this. Here are the three things each team needs to do to get to the Super Bowl, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Although the Colts in the Pro Bowl would like to be basking in a Super Bowl win, they're ready to put the disappointing end to their season behind them.
With all six teams reaching double digits in wins, the AFC is clearly the power conference in the playoffs.
Coach Tony Dungy has transformed the Colts' defense by implementing the "Cover 2" scheme.