Found November 03, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
A week ago Wednesday, Phil Simms said that if the Indianapolis Colts had the first overall pick in the draft that Peyton Manning wouldn't let them draft consensus (well, near consensus, thanks again to Simms, but we'll get back to that) best-player-in-the-draft Andrew Luck. "There is no way if Peyton Manning is given a clean bill of health -- I'm going to go on that assumption -- that he is going to let them draft Andrew Luck. "In this day and age, even with Peyton Manning, people would be crying, 'We've got to see Andrew Luck.'" It struck me as a little odd, and I wondered if that was something Simms heard from Manning directly, or if Simms knew Manning so well that he felt comfortable speaking for him. As it turns out, neither was the case, and Simms was just talking out of his Simmshole. Peyton Manning had a little impromptu meeting with the media today, and someone asked him about the Simms quote. Here's his response, via Philip B. Wils...

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