Found January 25, 2012 on
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If you’re only going to follow one sports-related Twitter page, follow the Twitter page of Colts owner Jim Irsay. It’s the perfect blend of news, song lyrics, and cryptic clues. This morning, Irsay is addressing the Peyton Manning situation. Specifically, Irsay uses the platform to dispel an apparent rumor that Irsay isn’t happy that he…
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'KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY'
Jim Irsay expressed his displeasure that Manning made comments to the press regarding what the owner perceives as in-house issues, arguing it's not appropriate "to paint the horseshoe in a negative light."
Colts owner Jim Irsay has accused Peyton Manning of acting like a politician and wishes that the future Hall of Famer -- still in Irsay's employ, by the way -- had kept his sentiments to himself.
So what's the problem?
At the very least, Irsay has been more candid about the state of his team than Manning was about the state of his vertebrae. Now Manning wants to talk? Really...
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning doesn't waste much time responding to owner Jim Irsay's comments about him being a "politican."
At 3:00 PM EST the Indianapolis Colts held a press conference to introduce new head coach Chuck Pagano. Owner Jim Irsay, General Manager Ryan Grigson, and Head Coach Pagano were all available for comment. What follows is an unofficial transcript that was tweeted live by @coltsauthority.
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Pagano intends to bring a physical defensive style with him,...
Robert Irsay once took Baltimore’s football team to Indianapolis. Jim Irsay may now try to take Baltimore’s defensive coordinator there, too. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano will interview Tuesday for the head-coaching vacancy with the Colts. Pagano completed on Tuesday his first year as defensive coordinator with the Ravens. …
Thoughts For Today begins with a lengthy passage on how Greg Schiano played his college kids while sneaking into the backdoor of the pros. Other shots include the New York Jets, Manning vs. Irsay, Brent Celek and more.
Jim Irsay expects Peyton Manning to keep his complaints to himself. Or at least within the confines of the Colts' team complex.
So much for keeping it in house. Hours after Colts owner Jim Irsay took shots at his likely soon-to-be-former franchise quarterback, Peyton Manning responded, again to Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star. “At this point, Mr. Irsay and I owe it to each other and to the fans of the organization to handle this appropriately…
The Indianapolis Star reports: Contrary to actor Rob Lowe's recent tweet, Peyton Manning has no plans to retire, but the Colts quarterback expects to meet with team owner Jim Irsay soon to discuss his future.
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