Young Colts hitting their stride

Updated: November 2, 1999, 3:45 PM ET
By Dave Goldberg | Associated Press

When the Indianapolis Colts passed on Ricky Williams in last April's draft and chose Edgerrin James instead, most experts thought they took the running back who would give them the fewest contract problems.

No, they said, James is better suited to their system than Williams.

The skeptics are believers now.

On the same day that Williams ran for 179 yards for New Orleans, James demonstrated against Dallas why the Colts are about to become a force in the NFL, if they aren't already.

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