Found January 21, 2012 on Football Nation:
Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Indianapolis Colts owner, Jim Irsay, isn’t familiar with the old adage, and why would he be?   Just as his current franchise quarterback, Peyton Manning, putters into the twilight of his Hall of Fame-caliber career, along comes Andrew Luck, a two-year media darling that has scouts around the league crying the second coming of Elway.   It also just so happens that Irsay and the Colts have pole position in the Draft – for the first time in fourteen years. Or, as a Jaguar fan would write it: “Go to hell.”   Andrew Luck is the most anticipated college prospect since Michael Vick — back when he fought dogs and made you throw your controller at your Madden game — and he has the most publicized upside since Peyton himself. Hold on though, Mr. Irsay. The sins of your 2-14 squad this year won’t be dowsed on Draft Day. This article assumes the Andrew Luck-era will soon begin in Indy, but if the Colts don’t usher in a new team p...
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