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The moves made by Jim Irsay thus far this offseason point toward the Colts rebuilding after one of its worst seasons in recent memory. Irsay fired the GM and much of the coaching staff, hired a defensive-minded coach, and has repeatedly beaten the "new era" mantra into our heads through press conferences. He's talked about how similar this situation is to 1998, when Peyton arrived into town on a white horse to rescue the Colts from the doldrums of the NFL (well, after a difficult first year). The presumptive QB playing the role of Peyton 14 years later is Andrew Luck, a prospect so coveted that the overwhelming sentiment now is that Irsay has "moved on." But has he?
Irsay declared on Thursday Night Football in late December 2011 that Manning would be back with the team if healthy. Comments made last week by Irsay and even Tom Condon, Manning's agent, indicate that Manning is not yet healthy enough to play. Condon says it is a matter of arm streng...
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According to Howard Eskin, Peyton Manning is "very likely" to become a Redskin. They are looking at other quarterbacks, but Eskin believes that is just a smokescreen.
According to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star, Colts quarterback Peyton Manning spoke with owner Jim Irsay and he believes they’ll meet some time this week.
“We talked about getting together and I think it will be this week,” said Manning. “He just said, ‘I look forward to sitting down with you soon.’ I told him the same thing.“I think it will be this week....
Seattle hasn’t been mentioned a lot as a possible landing spot for Peyton Manning, but it probably should be. They have a quality defense, salary cap room, a first class facility, and an owner that isn’t afraid to spend. (Or stay out of the way.) They have a quarterback need, but they are flexible enough…
A meeting looms, perhaps this week, that could start the process of reshaping the career of Peyton Manning and sending the Indianapolis Colts in a different direction.
Is Peyton Manning's camp playing PR games and putting pressure on Jim Irsay? (NBC Sports)
Since I’m quoting everyone else on Peyton Manning and the Redskins, might as well quote Joe Gibbs on Peyton Manning and the Redskins.
Much of these comments — which came last week on Mike Wise’s radio show — already appeared in The Post via a Mike Wise column.
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