Colts' secondary overcomes injuries

Originally Published: February 3, 2010
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Former Colts coach Tony Dungy used to preach in team meetings that if a player went down with an injury, "the next guy just had to step up."

As it turns out, the "next guy'' premise is one of the reasons the Colts are in the Super Bowl.

Injuries rocked the secondary early in the season. All-everything safety Bob Sanders played only two games before injuries ended his season. Kelvin Hayden, the league's least-known $8.6 million-a-year cornerback, was hurt after two weeks and ...

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