Found October 14, 2013 on Pro Football Spot:
It's time to adjust our expectations for this season.I've been holding back a little. I've been hurt before. Every time I've allowed myself to believe we could be more than a playoff team (OK, that hasn't really happened in a decade, but still), I found my hopes smashed into a thousand pieces by the Bills, The Kicker Who Shall Not Be Named, or Peyton Manning (I hate you Peyton Manning. Know that).So I adapted. I lowered expectations. I became more cautious as a fan. I have refused, since 2003, to even consider the possibility that Chiefs could be...(pauses, looks around. Leans in and whispers)Super Bowl contenders.All right, it's out there. I said it. Now I suppose I need to back up that assertion? Fine. But first, a caveat... I am well aware that our offense has struggled. I find it concerning. I do believe that having Anthony Fasano back will help to an extent, but our offense needs to get better. That said, I genuinely don't believe we'll need anyt...

Peyton Manning's pizza franchises are raking in the dough right now

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is tearing it up on both the football field and in the pizza business right now. Aside from flicking touchdown passes left and right, Manning's 21 Papa John's franchises, which he bought last year, are raking in some serious dough, no pun intended. Since Manning took the helm, each individual store has seen reported sales rise from...

Colts Irsay shreds Peyton Manning by saying harsh comments

Jim Irsay is supposed to be doing something amazing for the return of Peyton Manning in Indianapolis. Well today, Irsay didn’t feel like it was neccessary to say something good about Peyton but rather drag his legacy through the dirt. irsay called out peyton for not winning Super Bowl’s and gives Peyton credit for them […]

Eight myths surrounding Peyton Manning's departure from the Colts

The Indianapolis Colts cut Peyton Manning. A year and a half later, those words are still surprising. While both parties have fared well since parting ways, the move is still shrouded in misinformation and controversy. As Manning prepares to lead his Denver Broncos into Indianapolis next Sunday, now is the perfect time to revisit the fact and fiction of one of the most controversial...

Denver Broncos are averaging 46 points a game; Can they get it to 50?

Peyton Manning is playing like a man possesed this year and tomorrow it should only get better. Peyton has 20 passing touchdowns this season already and only one interception. The team has been putting up crazy points and are averaging 46 a game. @AdamSchefter: Broncos are now averaging 46 points per game – 16 points […]

Jim Irsay is right about Peyton Manning

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is under fire this week for comments he made about Peyton Manning. NFL media and fans are outraged at those comments yet an objective look into what Irsay said would reveal…gasp…he’s right!

Fantasy football Week 7: Start 'em, sit 'em

As the NFL season progresses, maintaining a successful fantasy team can hinge on whether you outsmart yourself or not. There have been plenty of healthy players who were once considered studs that you may be beginning to question whether or not to put them in your lineup. If you pulled Tony Romo in Week 5, you missed out on 506 yards and five touchdowns. Don’t like Larry Fitzgerald...

Jim Irsay on Peyton Manning: We chose Super Bowls over statistics

When Peyton Manning retires, he will have only Johnny Unitas to contend with for the honor of greatest quarterback in Indianapolis (or Baltimore) Colts history. The numbers speak for themselves. Manning is probably the best regular season quarterback in NFL history, and he has a Super Bowl ring to go along with his incredible statistics. […]

Peyton Manning told Jim Irsay to draft Andrew Luck

As Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gets ready to travel to Indianapolis to take on his former team, Colts owner Jim Irsay told USA TODAY Sports that Manning advised him to draft Andrew Luck prio to his released in 2012. “He said, ‘You’ve got to take Andrew,’” Irsay said. “‘You have to. You’re crazy if you don’t.’” Manning certainly helped Irsay make the right...

Jim Irsay said Luck over Manning was about winning championships

I’m not a big believer in bulletin board material, but if Peyton Manning ever needed any to motivate him just a bit for this weekend’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, Jim Irsay has provided it. The Colts owner is busy…Read more →

Tony Dungy says Manning would still be with Colts if Irsay had known he would be healthy again

Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy said the team’s decision to release quarterback Peyton Manning wasn’t a “no-brainer” based on conversations the former coach had with owner Jim Irsay at the time. With Manning now healthy and leading the unbeaten Denver Broncos and a record-setting offense into Indianapolis on Sunday night Dungy said Irsay would have kept the quarterback...

Justin Blackmon electric, but Jaguars fall to Broncos

DENVER (AP) -- For an uncomfortably long time Sunday, it was a matter of "if" for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, not "how many." Their supposedly lopsided matchup against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars turned into quite a tussle for much of a surreal afternoon. Not until Knowshon Moreno ran for his third touchdown did the Broncos have any sense of security...

Colts try to pick up pieces after latest stumble

The Colts have to regroup quickly with unbeaten Denver coming to town next weekend, and that's just the way they seem to like it. Less than 24 hours after an uncharacteristically sub-par performance at San Diego, coach Chuck Pagano started to turn his attention toward the return of Peyton Manning with the surging Broncos. Pagano couldn't quite explain what happened in Monday...

Irsay turns game into Peyton Place

Contrary to widespread reports, Jim Irsay is not a loose-lipped buffoon. He knows the facts when it comes to Peyton Manning, even if they upset John Fox, Papa John's and everybody in Colorado. And boy, have they. "Jim Irsay takes classless shot at Peyton Manning," read the Denver Post headline Wednesday. "I hope Manning steps on their throat and doesn't...

NFL Power Rankings Week 6

1. Denver Broncos - Peyton Manning could have thrown for six touchdowns against the Jags, but he decided to hand off three goal line plays to Knowshon Moreno.  No matter how the Broncos score, they are far and away the best offense in the NFL.  I do have some questions about the defense, which is what cost them in the AFC Divisional Playoff game a year ago.  They will get better...

Jim Irsay: Comments 'misperceived'

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay believes his comments to USA Today were taken out of context by Denver Broncos coach Jon Fox. Irsay who has taken center stage over Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis on Sunday said he wasn't taking a cheap shot at Manning. "Those comments were organizational comments they weren't on Peyton or anything else" Irsay said...
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