Found October 08, 2012 on
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Reggie Wayne entered Sunday’s game just 41 days away from his 34th birthday.
Traditionally, that would mean his best days are behind him. That would mean that he was about 3-4 years past his peak.
This of course is even more expected when you consider that during that Wayne lost his quarterback last season, and produced the statistically worst season since 2003. With Peyton Manning leaving for good this past offseason, and rookie coming to Indianapolis, Wayne’s numbers were very likely going to keep declining as he aged. A better career move may have been to find a contender to finish off his career with.
Reggie Wayne decided not to take that route.
Instead, he signed a three-year, $17.5 million contract with the Colts, and opted to return to help lead the team into a new era.
Wayne has been an unquestioned leader, a fan favorite and a key part in the development of the Colts’ young players, but that was expected. What wasn’t expected was for Wayne to start the 2012 season bett...
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Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne played through cramps on the final drive because he wanted to win the game for head coach Chuck Pagano (Credit: AP Photo)
According to Mike Silver from Yahoo! Sports, Reggie Wayne, who generated a career-high 212 receiving yards on Sunday, overcame “severe cramps” during the final drive of Sunday’s game.
Wayne was willing to suffer through...
Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star recaps the Colts' emotional win over Green Bay as only Phil B can, with a personal understanding of what the team and the fans have gone through in the past week. He also has some classic quotes from the Reggie Wayne about his emotions and his orange gloves, which might actually get him a fine:
“I think the orange gloves where everywhere...
Bob Lamey, the voice of the Colts gives a very upbeat Colts Midday Update today on 1070 The Fan. Bob has excerpts from Reggie Wayne, Jim Irsay, and Andrew Luck, who said of Reggie:
"Reggie Wayne is, he's the best football player I've ever played with, and I'm very blessed, fortunate to be on the same team as him."
Sunday's win over the Packers mean a...
The Indianapolis Colts came away with an inspiring win over the Green Bay Packers Sunday.During the second quarter, WR Reggie Wayne had an amazing one-handed catch as he and rookie QB Andrew Luck begin to create chemistry. The Luck to Wayne connection also secured the final Colts touchdown that propelled them to the 30-27 [...]
In his Captain Comeback Week 5 column for Cold Hard Football Facts, Scott Kacsmar details the Colts' comeback victory in his Drive of the Week, along with a compendium of all other 4th quarter NFL comebacks from Week 5. Scott touches on Reggie Wayne's persevering effort to carry the team from the wide receiver position and finishes up with some perspective on these new era...
Watching the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Green Bay Packers in Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season should be etched in the memories of all Colts fans. The importance of the victory expands well beyond the impressive individual performances of players like Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne.
It expands well beyond the importance of a 50/50 record for the team's chances to find its way into...
All Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne wanted to do was honor coach Chuck Pagano the best way they knew how - by winning.
The two biggest playmakers on Indy's offense teamed up in the second half, wiping out an 18-point halftime deficit and hooking up on a 4-yard TD pass with 35 seconds left that gave the Colts a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.
It was a wild finish to an emotionally...
You dirty, drunk nose picker.How does dirty, drunk Colts fan handle a boog situation when his nostrils are log jammed during a football game? Does he grab a napkin and honk out the log jam? No, he goes with a two finger position method to dig out those boogs.Maybe he didn’t have a napkin handy. Maybe he was so drunk he didn’t care if someone shoved an iPhone into his boog picking...