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With the NFL playoff field almost set, Colts will need a miracle in Week 17

With the NFL playoff field almost set, Colts will need a miracle in Week 17

The Indianapolis Colts are still mathematically eligible for the NFL playoffs.

As for what needs to happen to get them in?

Paging Stephen Hawking.

Not only do they need to beat Tennessee on Sunday, but they need eight other games to go their way, including the following upsets:

Jacksonville over Houston. Miami over New England. Baltimore over Cincinnati. Buffalo over the New York Jets. Oakland over Kansas City.

In other words, the Colts need to squeeze a fully inflated Wilson through a mouse hole. Blindfolded.

Then again, this is the NFL, where every year just about every team has at least a glimmer of hope. The 1989 Pittsburgh Steelers, for instance,...

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