Pass rushing is more of an art than a science.

And even the finest artists have a low percentage of success.

As Indianapolis Colts defensive line coach Brian Baker puts it, 15 sacks represent a great season. But a player who hits that number likely rushed opposing quarterbacks 400 times. There are few walks of life where that ratio would be considered an unqualified positive.

That’s a testament to how difficult a pass rusher’s job is, and it helps explain why Baker isn’t panicking over the recent stall in the Colts’ sack total. After a hot start — nine sacks in the first three games — Indianapolis has recorded just four sacks over its last three outings.

“I don’t get hung up in the lack of sacks,” Baker said. “Sacks will come.”

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