Greetings from beautiful Lucas Oil Stadium. Save for the eight million or so media members here covering today's AFC Championship game, this scene feels eerily similar to what it was just a month ago for those of us who were here.
Ok, so there's a few more Jets fans here this time around, too. But you get the point.
Anyway, let's get to the inactives for today's game. No surprises here.
QB Kevin O'Connell, RB Chauncey Washington, LB Kenwin Cummings, G Matt Slauson, DE Ropati Pitoitua, RB Danny Woodhead and DT Howard Green are all inactive. Erik Ainge is the third QB.
One quick lineup change: CB Lito Sheppard won't be starting opposite Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis. That job instead belongs to CB Dwight Lowery. Remember, Sheppard got toasted by WR Austin Collie last month.
As for the Colts, WR Sam Giguere, TE Colin Coherty, G Mike Pollak, T Michael Toudouze, DT Fili Moala, DE Ervin Baldwin, CB Jerraud Powers and K Adam Vinatieri are all down. Powers was originally listed as questionable, but downgraded to doubtful yesterday.
Enjoy the game everyone. We'll be live blogging it as always. You can also follow along on twitter.com/rodboone for observations.