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Preseason - Does it Really Matter?

Article in this AM's Indy Star with a revealing chart at the end. The HTML Is a mess in the online version, but the content is significant. Since 2005, Colts W/L: Pre Season - 4/23 .148 Reg Season - 75/21 .781 Contend this is a perfect illustration that PS game results mean different things to different teams. As with the BPA fallacy for the Draft - a one size fits all approach is largely misguided. Upper tier teams simply have different priorities than mid-level clubs - same goes with bad squads. Colts simply don't care, they have an established culture of winning and use PS strictly to evaluate talent and avoid injury to key players. DAL is trying to emerge from the bad tier to get to the mid-level. Our culture towards winning is we seem to become allergic to it every other season. Love the fact we won, did so with the game on the line and with players we need to seek something from maing key contributions. But on Sept 10, we'll still be 0-0 no matter what happens prior.

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