Found November 04, 2011 on Indy Star:
His team has come full circle. In 1997, Jim Irsay's first year as owner, the Indianapolis Colts dropped their first 10 games en route to a 3-13 record. It led to the arrival of Peyton Manning with the first overall pick in the 1998 draft.

Irsay thinks the future is bright

I spoke with my parents today and tickets for Sunday's game have fallen into their laps.  At 0-8 it would be quite possible that some people simply wouldn't care if the tickets were free.  Instead I was reminded of the pride I once had in a little grey t-shirt with a horseshoe my mother bought me at JCPenney's in Terre Haute in 1984.  0-8?  No problem.  1-15 in 1991...

Confirmed: Harrison joins Ring of Honor

Jim Irsay has a dream:  one more 18 to 88 moment.  That combination will live forever in the minds of Colts fans: a lofty pass with Harrison streaking down the sideline, feet dancing just inside the line, one hand stretching out to snag the ball just inches from being intercepted.  It was a thing of beauty.Now Harrison will join Colts immortals in the Ring of Honor: Irsay indicated...

Irsay loves continuity

If you were hoping that Jim Irsay was going to throw out the Polians and fire Caldwell then you haven't been listening to the Mad Hatter very closely.  Irsay, while shying away from certainties or "votes of confidence", attempted to provide some perspective: “I’m committed,” Irsay said. “In their defense, it’s pretty radical after the successes we’ve had...

Chappell: Harrison to join Ring of Honor

Mike Chappel guesses that Jim Irsay's announcement that #88 will return to Indy means he's getting his rightful place among Colts greats: Owner Jim Irsay indicated via his Twitter account that Marvin Harrison, the team’s former record-setting wide receiver, will return to town. A Tweet last month hinted that a player would be added to the Ring of Honor at some point this season.

Photo Story: “Sucks For Luck” starring Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning, and with special musical guest Jim Irsay

Outside of Tim Tebow, the two players most discussed this season by NFL pundits and fans alike have combined to take zero NFL snaps through 8 weeks. I am referring, of course, to Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck, two quarterbacks whose futures become ever more entwined as the Colts get closer and closer to having the first pick in next April’s draft (and as the news about Manning’s...

Irsay: “I’m committed” to the Polians

There will surely be big changes with the Colts this offseason after the team’s Peyton Manning-less debacle. Colts owner Jim Irsay made it fairly clear, however, that he’s not going to change the front office structure of the team no matter what happens. “I’m committed [to the Polians]. In their defense, it’s pretty radical after…

Irsay not ready to make wholesale changes in Indy

Colts owner Jim Irsay says continuity will help his winless team the most, not wholesale changes. In a wide-ranging interview Thursday, Irsay said he believe quarterback Peyton Manning will play at a high level for the next several years, that coach Jim Caldwell did a masterful coaching job the past two seasons and that eight straight losses do not erase the past decade of success...

Based on Jim Irsay’s words, Caldwell shouldn’t get too comfortable

During a 40-minute interview with The Indianapolis Star, Colts owner Jim Irsay was given an opportunity to publicly back his embattled coach, Jim Caldwell. Instead, he went to great lengths to avoid saying anything definitive, or even mildly-supportive, about his coach's future in Indy: "One thing people can't evaluate with Jim is how hard he works, how he prepares...

A Marvin Harrison sighting at the Luke?

Jim Irsay says that we might see the elusive, TastyKake-loving Marvin Harrison this month at a game! The mystical,reclusive,fantastic Mr. Marvin Harrison will return 2 town this month 2 stroll the fields of Lucas! #18 may even chuck1 2him!

Is Manning era over? Is it time to ponder next QB?

Somewhere toward the end of Jim Irsay's 40-minute print media filibuster Thursday, the Indianapolis Colts owner said something that sounded more like a wish than a fact.

Indianapolis Colts NOT READY To Let Peyton Manning, But Will Draft Andrew Luck If Possible

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay says continuity will help his winless team the most, not wholesales changes.According to the AP, Irsay believes that Manning will return to play next season, and perform at a HIGHER LEVEL, which will last for the next SEVERAL seasons.Irsay didn't say if the Colts would, if they get the number one draft choice in the 2012 NFL Draft, go after...

Colts game preview: 0-8 team awaits Falcons

Atlanta is coming to town, and chances are likely it's going to be another ugly Sunday. Colts reporter Phillip B. Wilson breaks down the matchup, and he chimes in on owner Jim Irsay's tweets about Peyton Manning's possible return to the game.

Manning says he still hopes to play

Peyton Manning and Jim Irsay agree on one thing: The Manning Era isn't over in Indianapolis.
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