Tedy Bruschi sums up the difference between the Colts and Patriots quite eloquently:
When you compare the '09 Colts to the '07 Patriots I'm gonna say something that a lot of people are thinking but won't say it. At least the '07 Patriots had the guts to go for it. That's what they did, that's what the Indianapolis Colts didn't do. That's their problem.
Watch it for yourself below:
Losing games to prepare to win games is ludicrous and equates to giving up because you're scared. No guts, no glory.