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INDIANAPOLIS - Anthony Castonzo has watched the faces come and go along Indianapolis offensive line all season. JaWuan James Jersey .He sees no reason to doubt the replacements now.With three of the teams projected starters on injured reserve, Castonzo is convinced this changing cast can come up with a good enough performance Sunday to send the Colts to the AFC Championship game.Obviously, we would rather have the continuity, Indys starting left tackle said Friday. But the guys who have filled in all season have done a really good job. I dont think theres a guy on this team that we dont trust to play.The theory has been tested repeatedly all season.Indy has plugged 10 linemen into 11 starting combinations and has used the same lineup in back-to-back weeks just two times since Week 4 — Oct. 19 and 26 and Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. With coach Chuck Pagano announcing Friday that everybody was ready to go, it appears it will happen again in Sundays divisional-round game at Denver.Somehow, the Colts (12-5) still managed to win the AFC South title, a wild-card game while limiting opponents to just 27 sacks on Andrew Luck, the lowest of Lucks career.This weekend will be a different challenge.The AFC West champs are heading into the playoffs with a week of rest, the No. 3 overall defence and an intimidating group of pass rushers such as defensive end DeMarcus Ware and outside linebacker Von Miller, who combined for 24 of the Broncos 41 sacks and could cause havoc all day for the Colts makeshift line.Its going to be an all-day job because if you lose to any one of these guys, theyre going to get the quarterback, said Castonzo, the only lineman to start each of the first 17 games.Castonzo understands.A year ago he and right tackle Gosder Cherilus were the pillars on a line that went into the playoffs after using six different starting lineups over the final six weeks of the regular season. Indy followed a wild-card round him over Kansas City with a 43-22 loss at New England in the divisional round.Cherilus wont be around Sunday. He was placed on injured reserve last week with groin, hip and shoulder injuries.Also out will be right guard Hugh Thornton, who went on injured reserve this week with a shoulder injury, and Donald Thomas, who was expected to start at left guard, sustained a season-ending torn right quad in training camp. Thomas absence gave second-round draft pick Jack Mewhort a chance to play, and hes played well in 14 starts -- 13 at left guard and one at right tackle.The Colts also have also tried three centres — A.Q. Shipley for the first four games, Jonotthan Harrison for the next 10 before going with Khaled Holmes for the last three.Now, against a pass rush that could have a big advantage because of crowd noise, Pagano and Luck are hoping the Colts have worked out the kinks.I wish we were talking and it was the seventh or eighth week in a row. Well take two, as much as theyve been through, Pagano said. That lineup last week did a great job. You look at the numbers and the protection, the yards on the ground, the air, all the stuff, so its nice to have a group in back-to-back weeks.Critical, too.Notes: Pagano hasnt said how much action running back Trent Richardson will see this week. He practiced Thursday with the Colts coverage units after logging one offensive play in the win over Cincinnati. ... When receiver Reggie Wayne was asked Friday if it was strange to see Peyton Manning on the other sideline, Wayne responded: Not no more. Its probably more strange seeing all these Papa Johns commercials. Walt Aikens Jersey .ca. The NHL Play of the Year showdown kicks off with some slick moves going head-to-head with a combination of soft hands and endless patience. Cameron Wake Jersey . It certainly isnt a coincidence that Dwight Howard has scored at least 20 points in each game of the winning streak.CLEVELAND - Hours after the Browns switched starting quarterbacks, Cavaliers superstar LeBron James stood at his locker following a win rocking a Money Manziel T-shirt.You know I know timing, James quipped.The Browns hope theirs is right, too.Johnny Manziel, the stage is yours.The hyped rookie, who depending on whom you talk to is either the NFLs next big thing or everything thats wrong with todays athlete, will make his first career start Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.With their offence sputtering and their playoff hopes wilting, the Browns (7-6) are handing the ball to Manziel.And once hes got it, anything is possible.If something breaks down he runs around and makes a play, Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas said. That can be a huge spark for any team when you have a quarterback who can extend plays the way he does. Im excited to see what he can do. Hopefully he can lead us to where we want to go because I think our goal is still out there.Manziel will take the knowledge he has gathered from spending months learning as a backup behind Brian Hoyer, who helped make the Browns relevant again before it seems the pressure of playing in his hometown, trying to earn a new contract and having Johnny Football over his shoulder became too much.The Browns drafted Manziel with an eye toward the future, and its here.Sure, hes a social media sensation and a star to a young generation of fans, but theres no denying Manziels ability to drop thousands of jaws in a packed stadium and keep defensive co-ordinators up at night.At Texas A&M, he ran a simple offence that consisted of Manziel mostly taking the snap in the shotgun. If his receivers were covered, Manziel would spin, duck, jump, whatever he had to do to buy time until they got open. If they didnt, he took off running to avoid a sack.Browns offensive co-ordinator Kyle Shanahan is expected to utilize Manziels unique skillset.Im excited to see what he can do, Im not going to lie to you, said Browns defensive co-ordinator Jim ONeil, who has only had to deal with Manziel in practice.Everybody in the building can feel the buzz. Everybody cant wait to get to Sunday. Im glad I dont have to defend it. It can be a major headache.The Bengals (8-4-1) lead the AFC North, but to keep it theyll have to control Manziel, which wont be easy.The challenge is even if you do get a good rush on him, he has the ability to make you miss in the pockeet, Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap said. DeVante Parker Jersey. King of like (Tony) Romo and some of those guys who are good in the pocket. But at the end of the day, he is still a rookie.Besides Manziel, here are some other things to watch as the Browns go for a season sweep over their Ohio neighbours:WHAT ABOUT ANDY? Bengals QB Andy Dalton had one of his worst games during the 24-3 loss to the Browns on Nov. 6. He completed 10 passes, threw three interceptions and had a career-low passer rating of 2.0. In four games since, he has completed 70 per cent of his passes with seven touchdowns, four interceptions and a combined passer rating of 101.3.JOHNNY TARGET: All the hype about Manziel has made him a marked man.I guarantee that anyone who sacks him will stand over him and give the money sign, Browns coach Mike Pettine said. Thats the price that he has to pay for who he is and the reputation that he brings with him to the NFL. He already got a taste of it in the preseason.During an exhibition at Washington, Manziel flipped his middle finger toward the Redskins sideline in response to their taunts.Pettine said hell remind his quarterback about keeping his composure.TOOTHLESS CATS: Manziel will be making his starting debut against a defence that has only two sacks in the past five games. The Bengals gave up 543 yards against Pittsburgh, the third time this season theyve allowed more than 500 in a game, a franchise record. Theyre on pace to give up 6,000 yards for only the second time in franchise history.ROAD TESTED: The Bengals have won three straight road games since being shut out 27-0 at Indianapolis. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis isnt sure what prompted the turnaround.Whether its home or away youve got to focus in and play, he said. Sometimes, on the road youre mentality just seems as though the focus is good.A.J. AND JOE: Bengals receiver A.J. Green is in one of the best stretches of his career now that hes recovered from an injured big right toe. He had 12 catches during a win at Houston, 11 for a career-high 224 yards last Sunday. The Bengals will try to get him the ball a lot against Cleveland, which has limited him better than any team with cornerback Joe Haden covering him most of the time. In the past two games against the Browns, Green has been held to a total of five catches for 30 yards.___Online:AP NFL website: and ;Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '