The only thing the Indianapolis Colts are winning right now is the Andrew Luck sweepstakes.
The Colts fell in defeat for the sixth time this season Sunday, losing 27-17 to the Cincinnati Bengals. It drops the Colts' record to 0-6 on the season.
The 10-point loss was also the biggest margin of defeat for the Colts since Week 1, when they lost by 27 to the Houston Texans.
The Colts lost this game in a different fashion than their previous losses. Against the Bengals, the Colts clawed their way back into the game after trailing 20-7. They put up 10 consecutive points and had a field-goal opportunity to tie the game. But Adam Vinatieri missed the 52-yard attempt.
After the defense forced a three-and-out to get the ball back to the offense, Pierre Garcon fumbled and the Bengals returned it for a touchdown. And the Bengals iced the cake by intercepting Curtis Painter, the first time any team has done that this season.
This team is close to a win, the ball just hasn't bounced their way yet this season. Here are five key lessons from the Colts' sixth loss.