Originally written on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 11/29/11

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 06: Dwight Freeney #93 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates a defensive play against the Kansas City Chiefs during their AFC Wild Card Playoff Game January 6, 2007 at RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Here's today's open thread. Items up for discussion: My brother Luke commented that the half-time ceremony on Sunday reminded him of the end of Return of the Jedi. That got me thinking. I specifically want to hear from people who think the Colts should draft Luck AND keep Manning. I want to know two things. First, explain how long you think that situation should go on. Second, explain why you think that's a good idea...what it accomplishes. How does it make the Colts better in the short run? I'm on record saying it's the only mistake that can be made and that it makes absolutely no sense. I'd like to hear from the other side. We've talked about fast rebuilds before, but something to consider is that the Colts won't be in "salary cap hell". This is usually the factor that slows down rebuilds. If the Colts do cut Manning, they'll likely clear out Wayne, Saturday, and Brackett at least with little to know cap damage. The only big money damage to deal with would Dwight Freeney, ...
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