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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Observation Deck: Indianapolis Colts

By Mike Wells

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts got a familiar face back in the lineup, as receiver Reggie Wayne played in his first game since tearing his ACL in October 2013.

That turned out to be about the only good thing to happen for the Colts' starters on offense and defense in their 23-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

The defense in its first real test in the preseason? Failed.

The offense? Far from impressive.

The Colts aren’t as far along as they appeared to be in their first two preseason games against the New York Jets and New York Giants.

Here are some other thoughts on the Colts’ third preseason game: