Colts Breakdown: Sprint 43

Updated: January 7, 2004, 12:06 PM ET
By Merril Hoge | ESPN.com
The Objective
This is an interesting draw play. The Colts try to get the defense off balance and slow down the pass rush. They want the defense to think pass and then run No. 32 Edgerrin James off tackle. You'll see this play maybe three or four times per game.


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Former NFL fullback Merril Hoge is an analyst for a wide variety of NFL programs on television and ESPN Radio. An eight-year NFL veteran, Hoge spent 1987-93 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and joined ESPN in 1996.