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Chiefs vs. Colts: Indy's Biggest Weakness Is Secondary Or Run Defense

I had the opportunity to talk to the folks at our Indianapolis Colts blog, Stampede Blue, about the Kansas City Chiefs game this year.

I wanted to figure out the point where the Chiefs can exploit the Colts. I figured it was run defense but I asked anyway:

What is the Colts biggest weakness?

In recent years it has been the run defense, and it is still a weakness in 2010, but the biggest weakness this season is the Secondary, due mostly to injury.  The Colts have lost 4 guys now who played Safety in Training Camp to IR, and also the oft-injured Bob Sanders, who could still be back in December.  Antoine Bethea is certainly going to earn his new contract he signed in the offseason.

Included also is the play of Kelvin Hayden, who isn't coming close to living up to his big contract.  Missed tackles, blown coverages, and not catching easy INTs are just a few of the things frustrating Colts fans about the play from Hayden.  He's a long way from the INT Touchdown from Super Bowl XLI.

The Colts have major safety issues. Started Bob Sanders is out, backup Melvin Bullitt is out. The new starter? Perhaps DaJuan Morgan, cut from the Chiefs a little over a month ago.

Maybe Matt Cassel and the Chiefs passing offense can use this as a get back on track game.