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Colts camp observations: Detroit's misdirection poses problems for Indy defense.

Detroit’s use of misdirection and play-action in the 11-on-11 work appeared to give Indianapolis some trouble.

The Lions offensive line struggled to handle the Colts’ speed and power on the defensive line.

 

Check out the article:

https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nfl/colts/2022/08/17/colts-camp-detroit-misdirection-frustrates-indianapolis-defense/65402815007/

 

I think the defense is coming together. Practicing against the Lions will help them to gel.

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