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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay confirmed on Twitter that center Jeff Saturday will retire as a Colt after playing for the Packers in 2012. ColtsFans,Jeff Saturday will put on his Colts Jersey 1 more time and retire a Colt at Press Conf coming soon..will have a presence with team — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) March 1, 2013 Saturday played for the Colts from 1999 to 2011.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();

Jim Irsay says Bill Polian wanted to trade Peyton Manning in 2004

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay told the Indianapolis Star that former general manager Bill Polian wanted to trade Peyton Manning after being frustrated with trying to sign him to a long-term extension. According to Irsay, in 2004, a frustrated Polian was at wit’s end as he attempted to secure Manning’s new $98 million contract and, in a fit of pique, told Irsay, “We need...

Colts Place Franchise Tag on Pat McAfee

 The Colts have decided to use their franchise tag on free agent punter Pat McAfee.   Last year, the Colts used the franchise tag on defensive end Robert Mathis. This year, they went in a different direction and put the tag on star punter Pat McAfee. McAfee has proven to be one of the better punters in the league, and is extremely valuable on the Colts' special teams. McAfee...

Colts give punter McAfee franchise tag

The Indianapolis Colts have given punter Pat McAfee the franchise tag, meaning he will be paid $2.977 million this season if he doesn't reach a long-term contract with the team. McAfee finished his fourth NFL season ranked fifth in the league in punting with a 47.9-yard average. His 40.3-yard net average was the best of his career. McAfee also handles kickoffs for Indianapolis...

Former Colts GM Bill Polian Wanted To Trade Peyton Manning Back In 2004?

Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star was able to sit down with Colts owner Jim Irsay and discussed how the team handled Peyton Manning‘s tenure in Indianapolis. The most interesting comment from Irsay came in regards to former GM Bill Polian who supposedly wanted to trade Manning once they encountered some issues regarding a long-term extension back in 2004. “We need to...

Colts Franchise P Pat McAfee

Mike Garafolo reports that the Colts have franchised punter Pat McAfee. With no obvious candidate for the designation, it makes sense for the Colts to use the tag on a punter as it will cost them a very reasonable $2.97 million for the 2013 season. McAfee put together a very solid season for the Colts and was rated as the No. 3 best punter in the league by Pro Football Focus. A...

Colts use their franchise tag on Pat McAfee

The Indianapolis Colts decided to use their franchise tag on punter Pat McAfee this offseason, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Other franchise tag handed out today went to Colts P Pat McAfee. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 1, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...

Alternate Universe Colts: Peyton Manning traded in 2004

Today Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star released an exclusive featuring insight into the Colts-Manning situation of 2011 plus a number of historical gems from the lips of owner, Jim Irsay. A particularly interesting morsel was that evidently in 2004 Bill Polian wanted to trade Peyton Manning rather than structure the big $99 million contract. [...]The post Alternate Universe Colts...

Report: Former Colts GM Bill Polian Wanted To Trade Peyton Manning In 2004

The one year anniversary of Peyton Manning’s release from the Colts is upon us, and some interesting things are now coming out. Colts owner Jim Irsay is in the talking mood this week, and he sat down with Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star to talk Colts, RG3 and of course Peyton Manning. Irsay according to Kravitz revealed to him that back in 2004, then general manager Bill Polian was...

Chuck Pagano: Defensive coaches believe they can solve the read-option

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told Greg Cosell of NFL Films that defensive coaches don’t feel like the read-option will be a big issue once they’ve had time to study it. I agree with every NFL defensive coach that believes they’ll be able to contain the read-option next season.  It’s not a complex offensive scheme and can be slowed down by a disciplined defense...

NFL Rumors: Report suggests Indianapolis Colts nearly traded QB Peyton Manning in 2004

There was much consternation in Indianapolis when the Colts released superstar quarterback Peyton Manning last offseason while he was recovering from a neck injury. The future looks bright for the Colts moving forward with Andrew Luck under center, but Manning was nearly traded by Colts president Bill Polian in 2004. Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay sat down for an exclusive interview...

Colts Mock Draft 1.0

 2013 Colts Mock Draft 1.0 1st RoundXavier Rhodes – Cornerback – Florida StateThe Colts could use a very solid #2 cornerback. Their secondary was lousy for the majority of last season, and that was due to the lack of talent. Cassius Vaughn got the majority of the starts at the #2 cornerback spot and he was just horrible. The Colts need more talent in the secondary. Vontae Davis...
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