Jacoby Brissett
Frank Reich believes the Colts are in ‘good hands’ with Jacoby Brissett. Are you buying or selling the Brissett stock? (Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)

The Indianapolis Colts are screwed. After Andrew Luck retired, the Colts chances for winning a Super Bowl in 2019 just went from having a punchers chance to having no chance. Indianapolis head coach Frank Reich thinks the Colts are still in the mix. According to him, Indy is in ‘good hands’ with Jacoby Brissett. Uh… Ok?

“On one hand, we can respect and honor the player and the teammate [Luck] was,” Reich said via ESPN. “At the same time, we can share an excitement and an enthusiasm about the team we have going forward and the journey ahead of us. Ultimately, it’s not how good any one player is; it’s not. It’s about how good we are as a team.”

This Colts roster is better than the Peyton Manning days. I’ll give Reich that. However, I highly doubt the Colts can go 10-6 again without Andrew Luck. Brissett’s record as a starting quarterback sits at 5-12 in his career. He has a career TD-INT ratio of 13-7. While the Colts believe in Brissett, this takes them out of the Super Bowl hunt. Now, it’s going to be difficult to see Indy making the playoffs.

I actually feel bad for Reich. He did a really great job coaching this team a year ago. Indy got off to a rough start. 1-5 to start the season a rallied the troops to make the playoffs. I think he has the trust of the locker room. That’s the most important thing. Now he has to fool the rest of the team to making them believe they still have a chance with Brissett.

Houston has to be the favorites in this division. Even after the Lamar Miller injury. They have an enormous quarterback edge over any other team. Yeah, give me Deshaun Watson over Mariota, Foles, or Brissett.