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Game On!
PETER KING
August 06, 2007
As NFL camps cranked up and the heat bore down, the pressure was on the newcomers to show they're ready to make a difference
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August 06, 2007

Game On!

As NFL camps cranked up and the heat bore down, the pressure was on the newcomers to show they're ready to make a difference

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Over the last five months the Colts have lost--in addition to their durable left tackle and two starting corners--punishing safety Mike Doss, linebacker and defensive leader Cato June, and valued defensive tackle Montae Reagor. It's Polian's job to calculate how many hits his team can take and still remain a title contender. "The answer at this time of year," he says, "is you just don't know."

The pressure is on Polian. It's on Ugoh. It's on Manning. It's August, and even the Super Bowl champs must face the heat of an NFL summer.

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