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(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Reggie Wayne no longer lives in the shadow of some other Indianapolis Colts player.
After a dozen NFL seasons, he has become the leader of the offense now.
Yes, this may be Andrew Luck's team, but Wayne is the guy everyone seems to follow. Wayne passed up taking more money during the offseason so he could come back to his adopted hometown to teach a group of young, unproven receivers what it takes to excel in the NFL.
On Sunday, Wayne gave them a firsthand demonstration.
He had 13 receptions for a career-high 212 yards, including five for 64 yards on Indy's decisive final drive - the last catch being a 4-yard touchdown reception that gave the Colts a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.
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Reggie Wayne entered Sunday’s game just 41 days away from his 34th birthday.
Traditionally, that would mean his best days are behind him. That would mean that he was about 3-4 years past his peak.
This of course is even more expected when you consider that during that Wayne lost his quarterback last season, and produced the statistically worst season since 2003. With Peyton Manning...
Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne played through cramps on the final drive because he wanted to win the game for head coach Chuck Pagano (Credit: AP Photo)
According to Mike Silver from Yahoo! Sports, Reggie Wayne, who generated a career-high 212 receiving yards on Sunday, overcame “severe cramps” during the final drive of Sunday’s game.
Wayne was willing to suffer through...
Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star recaps the Colts' emotional win over Green Bay as only Phil B can, with a personal understanding of what the team and the fans have gone through in the past week. He also has some classic quotes from the Reggie Wayne about his emotions and his orange gloves, which might actually get him a fine:
“I think the orange gloves where everywhere...
Bob Lamey, the voice of the Colts gives a very upbeat Colts Midday Update today on 1070 The Fan. Bob has excerpts from Reggie Wayne, Jim Irsay, and Andrew Luck, who said of Reggie:
"Reggie Wayne is, he's the best football player I've ever played with, and I'm very blessed, fortunate to be on the same team as him."
Sunday's win over the Packers mean a...
In his Captain Comeback Week 5 column for Cold Hard Football Facts, Scott Kacsmar details the Colts' comeback victory in his Drive of the Week, along with a compendium of all other 4th quarter NFL comebacks from Week 5. Scott touches on Reggie Wayne's persevering effort to carry the team from the wide receiver position and finishes up with some perspective on these new era...
Watching the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Green Bay Packers in Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season should be etched in the memories of all Colts fans. The importance of the victory expands well beyond the impressive individual performances of players like Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne.
It expands well beyond the importance of a 50/50 record for the team's chances to find its way into...
All Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne wanted to do was honor coach Chuck Pagano the best way they knew how - by winning.
The two biggest playmakers on Indy's offense teamed up in the second half, wiping out an 18-point halftime deficit and hooking up on a 4-yard TD pass with 35 seconds left that gave the Colts a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.
It was a wild finish to an emotionally...
You dirty, drunk nose picker.How does dirty, drunk Colts fan handle a boog situation when his nostrils are log jammed during a football game? Does he grab a napkin and honk out the log jam? No, he goes with a two finger position method to dig out those boogs.Maybe he didn’t have a napkin handy. Maybe he was so drunk he didn’t care if someone shoved an iPhone into his boog picking...