The Colts are the second straight team to advance to the Super Bowl after finishing last in the league in rushing. Of course, Peyton Manning has a lot more to do with that stat than anyone of the Colts' offensive linemen or running backs.
Joseph Addai knows that the game probably won't come down to him on Sunday. But if it does, he said he'll be ready.
"We try to take advantage of what they give us," the Colts' running back said.
Addai hasn't been a non-factor. He did score 10 TDs during the season and ran for 828 yards. But he averaged just 3.8 yards per carry with a long of 21 yards, and even he knows that the Colts like to stick with what Peyton Manning can do as a quarterback.
"Teams do a lot of trickery, they forget their identity at times," he said of other squads' offenses. "With us, if we have a chance to run the ball we're going to do that. If we have a chance to throw the ball, we're going to do that."
"On any given Sunday, you don't know what might happen," he said.
That's nice. Now go block for the quarterback and run some screen routes.