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Colts running back Joseph Addai

Peyton Manning could not be happier or more dangerous going into the postseason. He has Joseph Addai back in the fold after battling neck and shoulder issues. He also has Dominic Rhodes. The Colts' running game revival over the past four games coincides directly with a four-game win streak, Manning finding a dominant groove and the ground attack keeping defenses honest. Against the Jets or any potential playoff opponent, Addai's and Rhodes' pass protection alone makes Manning better. The much-improved rushing game only doubles the pleasure. Don't count the Colts out of the Super Bowl hunt just yet.

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