Fourth and Short
Very short. Welcome to the Horseshoe, the home for Colts
haiku. Football is a game of simple grace and power, grit and
glory unleashed in small explosions. It's poetry in motion. Fast
forward, that is. The 'Shoe doesn't need pages of stat-crunching
analysis to find the essence of the game.
17 weeks. 17 syllables. That's all we need. Beat that,
Each year the 'Shoe also predicts winners for
the full slate of NFL games. Jim Conway put the 'Shoe in its
place last season. This year, The Horseshoe came back in week 17
for a miraculous victory by a mere two correct picks!
The final score: ***Horseshoe 156/256*** Jim Conway
154/256 See the predictions
This week's game: Colts vs. Jets Sunday
1/04 4:30pm The Meadowlands
Colts Haiku: Wild Card Playoff Edition
Those little town Blues,
The ponies play Saturday
New York state of mind
Willie Joe Namath
Won't be prowling the sidelines.
Good omen for Colts.
Jets struggled early,
Gotham's gangbusters came back.
Beware, Colts, beware!
Start slow, finish fast.
Colts need new philosophy:
Start fast, then faster.
Old Eastern rivals.
Nothing but contempt.
leads New York to battle Colts.
School's still in session.
Colts are true wild card.
Week to week, which team shows up?
The chumps or the champs?
From whistle to gun,
Colts must be ready to play.
No more excuses.
Written off losers,
Hobbled horses have no chance?
Shades of '95.
Super Bowl rematch.
Underdog Colts storm in and
Bite the Big Apple!