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Victory, vindication for Colts in Super Bowl V

Victory, vindication for Colts in Super Bowl V

The last week of 2016 has been a disappointment for Ravens fans, who almost saw their team make it to the promising land of the playoffs. Ah, things were so different back when 1970 was easing into 1971, and a revenge-obsessed Baltimore sports community watched with great satisfaction as the Colts continued their march to what would be a glorious (if less-than-picture-perfect) victory in Super Bowl V.

The Colts, still reeling from their 16-7 upset-is-hardly-the-word-for-it loss to the New York Jets in Super Bowl III (and still stinging a bit from not even making the playoffs in 1969), finished the 1970 season atop the newly formed AFC East with an...

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