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Indianapolis Colts try to regroup quickly after latest stumble in San Diego

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks on after losing to the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. The Chargers won, 19-9. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks on after losing to the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. The Chargers won, 19-9. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano, right, and San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy shake hands after the Chargers' 19-9 victory in a NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

    Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano, right, and San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy shake hands after the Chargers' 19-9 victory in a NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne makes a catch while playing the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. Wayne reached 1000 catches during the game, becoming the ninth player in NFL history with 1000 catches. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne makes a catch while playing the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. Wayne reached 1000 catches during the game, becoming the ninth player in NFL history with 1000 catches. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)  (The Associated Press)

The Colts have to regroup quickly with unbeaten Denver coming to town next weekend, and that's just the way they seem to like it.

Less than 24 hours after an uncharacteristically sub-par performance at San Diego, coach Chuck Pagano started to turn his attention toward the return of Peyton Manning with the surging Broncos.

Pagano couldn't quite explain what happened in Monday night's 19-9 loss at San Diego.

But he did acknowledge there is only one way for Indianapolis (4-2) to move on — forget about the inexplicable drops, the failed third-down conversions and the inability of the defense to get off the field — and start working toward a solution before facing the Broncos (6-0) in Indy's most anticipated game of the regular season.

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