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'NFL Blitz' Roster Reveal: AFC South

12/22/2011
Peyton Manning returns to the field in "NFL Blitz." EA Sports

Guess who's back, back again, Peyton's back, tell a friend.

That's right, the AFC South features plenty of impact players, but nobody will make Indy fans happier than having Peyton Manning back throwing darts to his receivers and igniting his offense on fire.

And Peyton's so good in the game, he makes the Colts a must-play team in "Blitz," even if they've become a "must change the channel" team in real life.

Check out all of Manning's virtual teammates below, and in case you missed any of the previous roster reveals, be sure to click through the lineups of the NFC East, NFC North, NFC South, NFC West, AFC West, and AFC North.

HOUSTON TEXANS

Amazing what the Texans have been able to do this season to overcome all of their injuries. But in "Blitz," Houston is back at full strength, making them one of the most dangerous teams in the game. Arian Foster and Andre Johnson are two of the best players in the league, so to have them both on the same side of the ball in a 7-on-7 game is a match-up nightmare for defenses.

OFFENSE:

  • Matt Schaub: QB

  • Arian Foster: RB

  • Andre Johnson: WR

  • Owen Daniels: TE

  • Duane Brown: OT

  • Eric Winston: OT

  • Chris Myers: C

    DEFENSE:

  • Antonio Smith: DE

  • J.J. Watt: DE

  • Shaun Cody: DT

  • Kareem Jackson: CB

  • Johnathan Joseph: CB

  • Glover Quin: S

  • Mario Williams: LB

    SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • Brett Hartmann: P

  • Neil Rackers: K

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

    Peyton is back his old self in "Blitz," firing the ball downfield to Reggie Wayne and across the middle to Dallas Clark. On defense, the pass rush of Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney are key, putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks to the point where you'll need a passer with mobility in order to escape.

    OFFENSE:

  • Peyton Manning: QB

  • Joseph Addai: RB

  • Reggie Wayne: WR

  • Dallas Clark: TE

  • Anthony Castonzo: OT

  • Jeff Linkenbach: OT

  • Jeff Saturday: C

    DEFENSE:

  • Robert Mathis: DE

  • Dwight Freeney: DE

  • Fili Moala: DT

  • Jerraud Powers: CB

  • Jacob Lacey: CB

  • Antoine Bethea: S

  • Gary Brackett: LB

    SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • Pat McAfee: P

  • Adam Vinatieri: K

    JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

    The only way I'd play as the Jaguars is if I lose some kind of bet. They're that bad in "Blitz." MJD is the only playmaker on the field, and Blaine Gabbert just doesn't make enough positive plays to be any kind of threat.

    OFFENSE:

  • Blaine Gabbert: QB

  • Maurice Jones-Drew: RB

  • Mike Thomas: WR

  • Marcedes Lewis: TE

  • Eugene Monroe: OT

  • Eben Britton: OT

  • Brad Meester: C

    DEFENSE:

  • Matt Roth: DE

  • Aaron Kampman: DE

  • Terrance Knighton: DT

  • Derek Cox: CB

  • Rashean Mathis: CB

  • Dawan Landry: S

  • Paul Posluszny: LB

    SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • Josh Scobee: K

  • Matt Turk: P

    TENNESSEE TITANS

    Chris Johnson has been a video-game beast since his debut in "Madden," and it's no different here, as Johnson has the speed to take it to the house anytime he touches the ball. Add Kenny Britt on the outside, and you have a team that can definitely put up some points.

    OFFENSE:

  • Matt Hasselbeck: QB

  • Chris Johnson: RB

  • Nate Washington: WR

  • Kenny Britt: WR

  • Michael Roos: OT

  • David Stewart: OT

  • Eugene Amano: C

    DEFENSE:

  • William Hayes: DE

  • Dave Ball: DE

  • Shaun Smith: DT

  • Jason McCourty: CB

  • Cortland Finnegan: CB

  • Michael Griffin: S

  • Barrett Rudd: LB

    SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • Brett Kern: P

  • Rob Bironas: K