Colt Anderson

In trying to fool Patriots, Colts only made themselves look foolish

In trying to fool Patriots, Colts only made themselves look foolish

The Indianapolis Colts made the all-time blooper reel with their botched fake punt against New England, but theirs wasn't the only head-scratcher in a wild Week 6 of NFL games.

Some coaches made baffling decisions. Some players defied their critics. And, as is often the case, the league was predictably unpredictable.

First, the blunder that will live in perpetuity. The Colts had a mental meltdown in the third quarter of their home game against New England, lining up in a bizarre — and illegal — punt formation in hopes of either catching the Patriots with 12 men on the field or enticing them to jump offside.

The Colts, trailing by six, lined up in punt...

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