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USA Today: Collie lends help in nick of time for Colts

Perennially strong NFL teams typically owe such success to their ability to find value in every round of the draft. No one is more proven in that regard than Bill Polian, in his 12th season as president of the Indianapolis Colts. His ability to spot Austin Collie as a fourth-round talent in last April's draft meant a great deal to his team's 14-2 regular-season. When Indianapolis released record-setting wide receiver Marvin Harrison due to his declining skills and his replacement, Anthony Gonzalez, went down with what turned into a season-ending knee injury, Collie's ability to fill the void went a long way toward helping the Colts secure the AFC's top seed. Collie matched strides with burner Percy Harvin, the Minnesota Vikings' first-round draft choice, in leading all rookies with 60 regular-season receptions and led all rookies with seven touchdown catches. His 10-yard TD grab in last Saturday's divisional playoff staked the Colts to a lead over the Baltimore Ravens that they never relinquished.

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