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Colts vs. Steelers Fantasy Football: Andrew Luck a favorable start vs. Steelers defense

Luck is off to a great start for the Colts in 2014, and there really isn't much of a reason to think the Colts' powerful passing offense will slow down when they head to Pittsburgh in Week 8.

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By this point in the Fantasy season, if you have Andrew Luck on your roster, you're probably starting him.

This should be especially true this week when the Steelers and Colts square off in Week 8.

The Indianapolis Colts have the league's best passing offense, spearheaded by the heady and power-armed Luck. Indianapolis is beginning to emerge as a serious contender in the AFC, already having topped Baltimore, the conference's third seed heading into Week 8, Luck is tied for the NFL lead with 19 touchdown passes, and is averaging 333 yards a game. The Steelers' defense has allowed 23.1 points per game, along with 231 passing yards per game, two fairly pedestrian statistics.

While both of those totals crept up slightly after their Week 7 win over the Houston Texans, Luck is a legitimate candidate for NFL Offensive Player of the Month, having dominated his October games, winning all of them. In fact, in his last five games, Luck completed 67 percent of his passes (144-for-215) for 1,789 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Simply put, he's the best quarterback the Steelers will have prepared for through their first eight games and probably will be the best one they face all season. That's understandably why the Colts appear to be such a one-dimensional team, but they're also running the ball fairly well. Luck makes them a dangerous team and there's no reason to think he won't put up big stats against the Steelers in Week 8.