Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay ran a contest this past Sunday on Twirrer and claimed he would give one lucky fan $8,500 if they could predict the winner of the Patriots/Ravens game along with being within one point of the correct score. CONTEST—–Happy NFL Championship Weekend——–$!!!!!!!!!! — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) January 20, 2013 Again,$8500 for winner of Pats/Rave,exact score with 1 point cushion for both teams for final score/1 guess only by 630pm EST/Abby’s hatpick — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) January 20, 2013 A Colts fan named Jason guessed 27-13, whcih of course made him a winner. As Jason told a Phish message board, he received a DM from Irsay after the game requesting his mailing address. This afternoon, a FedEx package arrived. You can see the contents above—$8,500, in hundred-dollar bills, and a note from Irsay (click to enlarge). As Jason writes on PhantasyTour, “I think [Irsay] is the best owner in the NFL.” But he’s slightly biased. 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 = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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