Through two weeks, the Denver Broncos' season has been marked by victories and the broken hearts of opponents' fans.
Game one found Denver duplicating its Super Bowl win over the Carolina Panthers in a manner that left Cam Newton loyalists feeling thoroughly pissed off. And a similar shudder of despair went through supporters of the Indianapolis Colts after they came up short against Denver yesterday.
Indy QB Andrew Luck has owned the Broncos of late, and even though his squad was seriously depleted by injuries, he still had a second-half shot at coming out of Mile High Stadium with a W thanks in large part to a Denver offense whose predictability (Third and one? Run straight into the line! Again!) regularly resulted in field goals rather than touchdowns. But Luck ran out of same owing to two magnificent defensive plays: Aqib Talib's masterful pick-six and a Von Miller strip sack that essentially reproduced one against Newton this past February, right down to a game-salting TD.
Like their Panthers peers, members of Colts Nation took to Twitter after the clock expired to express their dismay. Here are our picks for the twenty most memorable examples, whose sentiments we'd love to see repeated by Denver opponents on a weekly basis through Super Bowl 51.
Woke up today remembering Colts are 0-2 pic.twitter.com/8YlNxhs9Xz— Depressed Colts Fan (@A_Fine_Gentlman) September 19, 2016
That Colts loss still makes me sick to my stomach.— Wesley Colvin (@TruUKFan) September 19, 2016
I miss the old Manning days. You could guarantee they we're gonna win at least 12 games AT LEAST— Ryan (@MrColtsFan12) September 19, 2016
I think the Colts need to have a come to Jesus meeting because them loosing again is not making me a proud Colts fan. #JustSaying— Kaycee Bates (@KayceeBates) September 19, 2016
People like this DISGUST me! You call yourself a true fan, ACT LIKE IT! I'm frustrated too but I'm not jumping ship! pic.twitter.com/Dx6QL2XOOo— Pacers Colts Cubs ND (@_Pacers_Colts_) September 19, 2016
I have a feeling it's gonna be a rough year to be a Colts fan— Hales (@Haley_Bryan) September 19, 2016
man it SUCKS being a colts fan— (@justinmarcos) September 19, 2016
It's tough being a colts fan https://t.co/7LrXEkZjHL— Joe Clifton (@moJOE_Clifton) September 18, 2016
Continue to count down the ten most memorable tweets from Colts fans heartbroken after the Broncos win.
Idk what is going on with the colts. I like Luck and am a Pagano fan but man they look awful.— Collin Kelly (@Collin_CK_Kelly) September 18, 2016
What is it like after a 0-2 start as a Colt fan#colts pic.twitter.com/HeJxK2Xd2p— Ron McGuire (@RattronRon) September 18, 2016
@Colts im tired of this man! As a Colts fan,im highly disappointed. Our defense plays like they dnt practice at all. And the linemen....— OR (@OfficiallyRichh) September 18, 2016
How does it feel to be a colts fan?— Petty Hardaway (@Cool_J95) September 18, 2016
Being a Colts fan is like being in a stressful relationship. Your ass is never happy...— Caleb Freeman (@__CFreeee) September 18, 2016
I waited all season for this??? Still and always a Colts fan but damn... so disappointed.— Jason Duncan (@Jason_duncan_) September 18, 2016
How being a Colts fan feels sometimes... pic.twitter.com/R7wum1ABoA— Jack Francis (@TheJackFrancis) September 18, 2016
It's just very unsettling being a Colts fan lol— Perry Platypus (@its_jay45) September 19, 2016
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"Von Miller. You are ridiculous. Greatness personified."— King JSTA.™ (@KingJSTA2) September 18, 2016
- #Colts fan who is not letting his team run his blood pressure up this season.