JIM IRSAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Draft preview: Will Colts focus on protecting Andrew Luck?

INDIANAPOLIS -- One day after the 2012 season ended, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay mapped out Ryan Grigson's long-term blueprint with a simple note.Protect Andrew Luck.Since then, the Colts general manager has scrounged through free agency and the college ranks looking for players who could help keep the franchise quarterback healthy.Now, after watching Luck endure three more...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL DRAFT: Colts expected to implement plan to help Luck

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) One day after the 2012 season ended, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay mapped out Ryan Grigson's long-term blueprint with a simple note. Protect Andrew Luck. Since then, the Colts general manager has scrounged through free agency and the college ranks looking for players who could help keep the franchise quarterback healthy. Now, after watching Luck endure...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck may still be hurt

Andrew Luck played in just seven games for the Indianapolis Colts last year due to kidney and shoulder injuries that kept him on the sideline. With the 2016 season just a couple months away, the 2012 1st overall pick is apparently still rehabbing. “I still have some work to do, certainly,” Luck said about getting back to 100%. “It’s been a process that we laid down in...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Owner Jim Irsay: Playing Football Is Risky; So Is Taking Aspirin

Don’t expect Jim Irsay to contend for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016. The Indianapolis Colts owner told Sports Business Journal’s Daniel Kaplan on Monday he believes playing football is far less risky than than some scientists and public figures claim. For Irsay, football poses risks to players’ health, but so do other sports and both social and anti-social...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay denies connection between football and CTE

Two weeks ago, when NFL executive vice president of health and safety Jeff Miller admitted a link between football and CTE, it seemed like the football world was now united in moving toward deal with that connection. But this is the NFL, where player safety is a good distance down the priority list and change moves about as quickly as a Tom Brady scramble. And so several NFL...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay wants Andrew Luck extension done by July 4

Andrew Luck has one more year left on his rookie contract, but Colts owner Jim Irsay doesn’t want his quarterback going anywhere near free agency. According to a Colts spokesman, the owner told several reporters that he hopes to agree to an extension with Luck by July 4. @JimIrsay also told @KBowenColts @HolderStephen and @MikeWellsNFL that we hope to have a new contract done...
Via The Comeback
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Colts to retire No. 18, give Peyton Manning a statue

The Indianapolis Colts aren’t wasting any time honoring recently retired quarterback Peyton Manning. Owner Jim Irsay announced at a press conference on Friday that the team would begin construction on a Manning statue outside Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts will also retire No. 18, Manning’s jersey number over an 18-year career. No future Colt will ever wear the number 18. Peyton...
Via The Sports Daily
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay: ‘Good chance’ Andrew Luck signs extension with Colts

Things are looking up for Andrew Luck. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay spoke with local media Tuesday and had some good news to share about his franchise quarterback. “He’s good to go. He’s healed,” Irsay said of Luck’s health, via WTTV’s Mike Chappell, which among other ailments included a lacerated kidney and reported shoulder and rib ailments. “He’s really...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay: GM Ryan Grigson has surpassed Bill Polian

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has a penchant for making eyebrow-raising comments, and he did so once again speaking about current general manager Ryan Grigson. Many figured head coach Chuck Pagano and Grigson would be goners after the team’s mediocre season. However, Irsay ended up signing Pagano to a four-year extension to keep him, and Grigson’s job is safe, too. Not...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Irsay DUI arrest video released

A new video that shows the arrest of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released by the Carmel Police Department on Friday, and it shows what many of us expected to see. Irsay, who remained hunched over almost the entire time he was dealing with police, appeared to struggle with a number of field sobriety...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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