Indianapolis Colts shut down team website to help fans can 'focus' on AFC Championship

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano answers a question during a press conference at the NFL team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler answers a question during a press conference at the NFL football team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Indianapolis Colts tight end Coby Fleener answers a question during a press conference at the NFL football team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano answers a question during a press conference at the NFL team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck answers a question during an NFL football press conference at the team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels during NFL football practice at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks Andrew Luck (12) warms up during NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers a reporter's question during a news conference before NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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By RYAN GORMAN

The Indianapolis Colts website is down -- but not because of hackers.

The team has mostly taken the site offline in a "Blue Friday" promotion aimed at helping fans "direct all focus to our game this coming Sunday," according to an announcement on the homepage.

That game is the AFC Championship against all-time great quarterback Tom Brady and the hated New England Patriots.

The winner advances to the Super Bowl.

Fans visiting Colts.com are met with a short video extolling the virtues of preparation, teamwork and leaving it on the field.

The short clip also asked fans to "believe in blue," the team's dominant color.

News directly from the Colts can be found on the team's mobile site or apps.

Indianapolis last week beat the Denver Broncos, which were led by former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.
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