Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/11/13
Let us chronicle the Indianapolis Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson’s 2012 calendar year:Watches the Colts finish the 2011 season at 2-14 to win the  “Suck-for-Luck-Sweepstakes,”Cuts Peyton Manning, arguably the best quarterback of this generation and the guy that returned the franchise to its past glory,Fires the man (Bill Polian) who built the team that went to the playoff 12 out of 15 years , won you your first Super Bowl title since 1971, and took you to another Super Bowl appearance,Fires the Head Coach that compiled a 26-20 record, and a Super bowl appearance in 2009,Drafts the next “Franchise” QB Andrew Luck, whom ESPN NFL-Draft Analyst Todd McShay last year proclaimed was the best QB-prospect in 25 years,Witnesses newly-hired HC Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia during the Colts’ bye-week,Witnesses Offensive Coordinator Bruce Arians lead the team to a 10-3 record on the momentum of one of the best feel-good stories of the year in “Chuck-Strong.”Witnesses Pagano returned to the sidelines for the Colts’ Wild-Card matchup at Baltimore, where Ray Lewis announced he would retire after the Ravens’ season.With all of the excitement resonating from the Circle-City’s gridiron gang in 2012, the Colts look to un-seed the Houston Texans from their two-year AFC-South division run. Nevertheless, Grigson need to answer the following five questions in order for the Colts to reclaim the No. one spot in the division and he has $37.5 million in salary cap space to answer them in free agency and the Draft according to USAToday.com’s Mike Garafolo:Please comment if you agree or disagree with my views.SOURCES:http://www.footballnation.com/stats/sortable/NFL/passing/2012/?col=pass_qbrhttp://www.coldhardfootballfacts.com/stats/www.ESPN.comhttp://www.coltsauthority.com/2013-articles/january/colts-hire-stanford-s-pep-hamilton-as-offensive-coordinator.htmlhttp://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2013/03/09/nfl-salary-cap-free-agency-cowboys-saints-panthers-redskins-steelers/1975197/http://prosportsdaily.com/Headlines/ExternalArticle?articleId=234510http://www.rantsports.com/nfl/2013/03/09/indianapolis-colts-caught-in-bidding-war-for-paul-kruger/http://network.yardbarker.com/nfl/article_external/colts_eyeing_cliff_avril_and_cary_williams/13073854
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