Stunning is the best word to describe the 2012 season of the Indianapolis Colts.
Despite it being a rebuilding year with plenty of odds stacked against them, the Colts still managed to grab a wild-card spot in the playoffs with a 10-5 record.
They did this with the help of rookie quarterback Andrew Luck, interim head coach and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, the inspiration and preparation of head coach Chuck Pagano and the steady leadership of wide receiver Reggie Wayne.
But they weren't the only parties responsible for Indianapolis' rise back to the NFL's elite. There were other players and other members of the organization that helped put the Colts back in a position for a miraculous season-to-season turnaround rarely seen even in the parity-driven NFL.
Here's a look at some of the unsung heroes of this ride.