Found December 07, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Archie Manning has called an audible. One day after telling Fox Sports Radio that he didn't think son Peyton and Andrew Luck could co-exist with the Indianapolis Colts, the elder Manning changed his tune on Wednesday. "I'm sure they could," he said in a phone interview. "Andrew is a great young man and we've enjoyed getting to know him. He and Peyton have a friendship, and I'm one of the few people out there that's not really concerned about this deal. All good people respect each other and I'm sure this will all shake out." The Mannings and Lucks have known each other spanning back three decades when Archie and Oliver Luck were teammates in Houston. Andrew Luck is expected to be the top overall pick of the 2012 draft. Winless Indianapolis (0-12) is in line to "earn" the top pick.
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