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Peyton Manning gave the Colts 13 fantastic seasons before an injury forced him to sit out the 2011 season. His absence may have turned into a blessing in disguise, as it led to a 2-14 season that brought Andrew Luck to town.
Based on his rookie year in 2012, Luck is likely to ensure at least another decade of solid play at the helm. Luck, head coach Chuck Pagano; General Manager Ryan Grigson and a new cast of characters led to a dramatic nine game single-season turnaround and a return to the playoffs.
So how good can Luck be? There are still a lot of holes to be filled on this Colts roster. But Kyle Rodriguez, assistant editor of Colts Authority and a featured columnist at Bleacher Report, says last year’s run is quite likely just the tip of the iceberg.
Here’s what he had to say.
Zoneblitz: Indianapolis made it back to the playoffs much more quickly than expected. To what do you attribute the 2012 playoff run?
Rodriguez: There were plenty of factors in the Colts’ improbable playof...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and his wife plan to donate $500,000 to the Pat Summitt Foundation.
Patrick Wade, the director of the Pat Summitt Foundation, confirmed the Mannings’ decision Saturday after it was first reported by CBS Sports.
The commitment by Peyton and Ashley Manning represents the largest gift announcement made to the foundation...
One thing you may not know about the Broncos quarterback and future Hall of Fame member, is that he is a honorary Co-Chairman on the Pat Summitt Foundation. On top of that, Peyton and his wife Ashley just donated $500,000 to The Pat Summitt Foundation in order to help the Foundation’s vision of of defeating Alzheimer’s and building awareness. The announcement of the generous...
According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, the Broncos are bringing in Miami (Ohio) quarterback Zac Dysert for a visit
Miami (Ohi0) QB Zac Dysert visiting Broncos today.
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) April 8, 2013
Even though the Broncos drafted Brock Osweiler last year, you have to wonder if they’re completely sold on him taking over the reigns when Peyton Manning retires.
Robert Griffin III was recognized as the best of the rookie quarterbacks in 2012, beating out Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson to earn Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. But now, Griffin has topped an even more elite class of players.
His incredible rookie season started a cult following that saw him garner national attention and ultimately become the highest-selling jersey in NFL...