Nothing more can be written about the Colts’ shot at NFL immortality and what they will do with it.

It took a seventh fourth-quarter comeback, but Thursday's win over the Jags kept the Colts hopes for a perfect season in tact.

Every media outlet on this side of the equator is enamored with the Colts and Saints’ quest for perfection.

Which team has a better chance to do it? Will the Colts rest their starters down the stretch or won’t they? Could two undefeated teams meet in the Super Bowl?

In reality, the Colts’ final two regular season games mean very little.

A 16-0 regular season would be nice, but we’ve all seen this before … a sparkling Colts regular season ending in postseason disaster.

To return to Miami in February and silence their doubters, the Colts will have to exorcise some postseason demons.

Here’s the road to Super Bowl XLIV for the Colts as I see it.

First up will be the New England Patriots. The Patriots will defeat the Broncos in the wild-card round and will be the lowest seed left to face the Colts.

We all know defeating them won’t be easy for the Colts.

Yes, the game will be in Indianapolis. Yes, the Colts have won five of their last six over the Patriots.

But any Colts fan that tells you the Patriots don’t concern them is lying.

As long as Tom Brady is under center for the Patriots, they are a team nobody wants to see in January. And let’s face it, in November the Patriots dominated the Colts for three quarters and probably should have won the game.

Should the Colts defeat the Patriots, they will get a rematch with the San Diego Chargers — the team that has knocked them out of postseason contention the past two seasons. I see the Chargers beating the Bengals in the divisional round.

Last year the Chargers were 4-8 and left for dead, then won their last four games before upsetting the Colts in the opening round of the playoffs.

The year before the Chargers upended the Colts despite Philip Rivers and Ladainian Tomlinson being sidelined in the second half.

This season the Chargers are red-hot, healthy, winners of eight straight, and they certainly don’t lack confidence when it comes to facing the Colts.

If the Colts do cap off a 16-0 regular season, what better way to stake claim to the AFC Championship than to knock off the Patriots and Chargers … two teams that have caused equal amounts of heartache for the franchise over the years?

For now, the Colts will continue their march toward regular-season perfection. Should they give it their all it would be hard to imagine the Bills or Jets stopping them.

Of course, the more important question will be: Can the Patriots or Chargers stop them when it counts?

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