Colts vs. Titans 2014: Online streaming, time, TV schedule and radio
Indianapolis is locked into the fourth seed, not giving it much reason to play hard against a pitiful Tennessee team.
The Indianapolis Colts are finishing their regular-season slate against the Tennessee Titans, and both teams have nothing to play for. It has not been announced whether most of the Colts starters will be given the game off, including Andrew Luck and the banged-up T.Y. Hilton. If they are, Matt Hasselbeck would see action for the second consecutive game while Hilton would have two weeks of rest before the playoffs.
Indianapolis is locked into the fourth seed in the AFC after winning the AFC South, while Tennessee is 2-13 and currently the conference’s worst team. With another loss, the Titans can draft no higher than the second slot, guaranteeing themselves a shot at either Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota should both players declare. For Tennessee, getting a new quarterback will likely be a top offseason priority after watching Jake Locker, Charlie Whitehurst and Zach Mettenberger struggle through 2014.
The Colts might want to use this week to look into the mirror. Indianapolis is 10-5 but has been humiliated against almost every good team it has played. When facing opponents with winning records outside the division, the Colts are 2-5 and have allowed a whopping 39.2 points per game in those defeats.
Offensively, the main problem has been a one-dimensional attack. Trent Richardson has failed to become what general manager Ryan Grigson envisioned when he traded a first-round pick for him. Richardson is leading the team with a meager 508 rushing yards on 3.3 yards per carry. To put that number into context, only the released Ben Tate and Alfred Blue have worse averages among qualified rushers.
How to Watch
Where: LP Field, Nashville
When: 1 p.m. ET
Announcers: Tom McCarthy, Adam Archuleta
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