As Todd Smith linked Colts Authority to last night, the Colts are planing on inducting Edgerrin James into the Ring of Honor during a home game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 23.
While Todd has already reported the news, I think Edgerrin James' career warrants a much more in-depth look at his illustrious career with the Colts.
The Colts had just traded Marshall Faulk, one of the league's most explosive and versatile running backs, to the St. Louis Rams, in return for second and fifth round draft picks in the 1999 draft. It was widely believed that the Colts planned on taking Ricky Williams with the 4th pick in the draft, an exciting back to replace the departed Faulk.
But, in a move that surprised everyone, Bill Polian picked James over Williams (the obviously correct choice), and it was off to the races.
Aside from a train wreck of a 2001 season, and his 2002 recovery season, James went on to be an extremely reliable workhouse back for the Co...