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Now that the 2012-13 season is over for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, it’s now time to look into next year and the free agent pool. Let’s say, for giggles, the Colts were willing to spend serious dollars on a big name free agent.
Let’s play a game called, “What if”.
What if the Colts wanted a big time receiver to compliment Reggie Wayne? I think we all saw T.Y. Hilton, and what he can bring to the table, and we pretty much know Austin Collie can no longer count to ten without flashcards.
Who would make the perfect No. 2 receiver?
Two names come to mind and both of them are going to demand a hefty paycheck. Mike Wallace of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Salsa Dancer himself, New York Giants’ Victor Cruz. Yeah, I know, it’s a pipe dream, but it’s a fake game we’re playing. The chances of Cruz calypsoing out of New York is a long shot, but I can see Wallace leaving Pittsburgh for the fast dome life of Lucus Oil. Just image, Wayne, Wallace and Hilton running down Luck bombs. I’m getting a stiffy just thinking about it.… Read more
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announced. Brady has bowed out of the NFL All-Star game once again, this time
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