Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 5/31/12
A couple of things have come up recently about season tickets that I wanted to respond to. First, much has been made about whether there's much to make of the recent news that the Colts have yet to sell out their season tickets for 2012. On one extreme are those citing the hiring of Get Real Sports Sales and Jim Irsay's defensive tweets as signs of how dire the situation is. Meanwhile, Colts Authority's Todd Smith spoke directly with Larry Hall, Colts' Vice President of Ticket Operations and Guest Services, who predictably painted a less dire picture. My perspective on this is that there IS a story here, but it's been blown out of proportion. Some in the media seem to have gotten an inordinate amount of pleasure highlighting an issue that was fairly predictable - (in my best Nelson Muntz voice) "HA HA! The Colts didn't have a viable backup to Manning!... HA HA! The Colts only won 2 games without Manning!... HA HA! The Colts released a 4-time MVP and future Hall of Famer!... HA H...
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