Indianapolis Colts Lose Again, Enter Bye Week at 0-10

The Indianapolis Colts’ home matchup Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars was widely believed to be the game where the NFL’s only winless team finally would break through and notch its first victory of 2011.

So much for that.

The Colts looked woefully inept on offense in falling 17-3 to the Jaguars (3-6) at Lucas Oil Stadium, and they head into their much-needed bye week at 0-10.

The team’s chances at avoiding the (im)perfect season growing slimmer and slimmer, here are some issues that stand out with a franchise that has many.

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Indianapolis Colts Really Are That Bad in Loss to New Orleans

It was the question widely asked before the season and during it thus far: “Could the Colts be THAT bad without Peyton Manning?”

They sure were Sunday night.

Indianapolis never even competed against the New Olreans Saints, suffering a 62-7 wallop at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

The team that handed the Colts (0-7) perhaps their most forgettable postseason defeat also delivered them perhaps their worst loss in francihse history. The Colts have never allowed so many points, a tie for most points scored in a game since the NFL-AFL merger, per the Associated Press.

So how could it get to this?

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