Colts Buzz: 9/3

Peyton Manning exemplifies the phrase "practice makes perfect" ... Kenton Keith gets a slight scare, then breathes easy ... Saints prepare for sack-machine Freeney ... with a shorter week the Colts have to adapt their schedule, will they be ready in time?

Peyton Manning is the NFL's top quarterback. No quarterback has had the impact that he has on the NFL over the last few years. Peyton says he learned the importance of preparation from his dad, Archie, and his preparation has paid off. When Manning approaches the line, the defense has to be on their toes. Known for his audibling and chatter at the line, Peyton makes it difficult for anyone to know exactly what's going on until the play starts. What impact has all of his preparation made? Do people admire it or just think he's crazy? Find out in this feature!

RB Kenton Keith was awarded the job of backing up starting RB Joseph Addai this season. Surprised but obviously pleased, Keith says he doesn't quite know what to expect this season. He did jump a little when the Colts called him on Saturday, find out what was said and why the Colts picked him by clicking here!
Dwight Freeney
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When you prepare to play the Indianapolis Colts, your left tackle had better be ready. On Thursday night, New Orleans' Jammal Brown will have the assignment of blocking the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL - Dwight Freeney. Brown is a Pro Bowl-caliber tackle but will he be able to handle Dwight the Fright? Click here for a closer look at this critical match-up!

After their final preseason game against Cincinnati on Friday, it was right back to work for the Indianapolis Colts. With their next game scheduled for Thursday night, rather than Sunday, the Colts have had to adjust their practice schedule in order to prepare as much as they would for a Sunday game. Tony Dungy says "it's been a challenge" but the players "came in ready to go." Find out how their feeling as their first regular season game approaches here!


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