Coordinator will use all of Colts' promising talent



Pep Hamilton has a vision for the Indianapolis Colts’ offense and is familiar with its leader, Andrew Luck.

But Hamilton’s plan doesn’t rely solely on the skills of the Colts’ Pro Bowl quarterback. He envisions maximizing every Colt strength, and he insists there are many.

“Overall, it’s just a good stable of young football players that have had some success early in their career,” said Hamilton, hired Jan. 18 as offensive coordinator. “We’re going to look to build on that and ultimately accentuate the talents of our playmakers on offense.”

Besides Luck, who set rookie records for passing yards (4,374), attempts (627) and 300-yard games (six), wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, running back Vick Ballard and tight ends Dwayne Allen and Coby Fleener were first-year players who played critical roles in the Colts’ march to the playoffs.

Also, wide receiver Reggie Wayne, 34, enjoyed one of the best seasons of his 12-year career, making the Pro Bowl for a sixth time and showing no signs of slowing down.

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