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Caldwell: Indy's rushing problem is "correctable"

Jets fans may disagree, as they allowed just 3.8 yards per carry during the regular season (fourth in the NFL). But Indianapolis coach Jim Caldwell (pictured) believes his squad's struggling ground attack is "correctable."

"I looked real hard at the film (Sunday) morning, trying to identify where we kind of failed in that area, and (the mistakes) are correctable," Caldwell said to the Indianapolis Star after his team gained only 42 yards on 25 carries against the Ravens. "That's the thing about it; without question it's correctable. So we'll work at getting that done."

Though the Jets held LaDainian Tomlinson and Darren Sproles to just 57 yards on 15 carries yesterday, Cedric Benson gashed them for 169 yards two weeks ago.

Of the Colts' four worst postseason rushing games, they were only victorious on Saturday. So shutting down the 32nd-ranked rushing attack in the regular season (a dismal 80.9 yards per game) will bode well for the Jets.

The Colts' leading rusher, Joseph Addai, averaged only 3.8 yards per carry this season and his longest rush was only 21 yards.

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