Furthermore, when Luck retired in August, if someone told us we would end up going 10-6 and not lose any games by more than 7 points, I think we would be thrilled. We quickly forget how often this team was blown out during the Pagano/Grigson era.
The truth is that the fan base is going through withdrawal pains. The addiction was having an elite QB for 20 years. It got us one Super Bowl title.
Einstein stated that insanity was born from doing the same thing over again and expecting different results. Lofty offensive stats by Colt players won many fantasy leagues, but they didn't lead to sustained success in the post season. Ballard and Reich are building this team the right way - we just have to get used to having a complete team for a change instead of expecting an elite QB to carry the team.
With the toxic atmosphere on this forum, there has been a sharp drop in insightful posts and I haven't posted as much. I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to break down your projections on teams in the playoff hunt. It was appreciated.