Juice This: The Dolphins, Cortland Finnegan, and Jim Irsay

We're back, from the operating table, that is. Well, someone had to be crazy enough to require brain surgery after picking my Albany Great Danes to win it all on one of their brackets. That would be me, OK? Get over it. But in this bracket-ology edition of Juice This, we discuss NFL free agency, pending congressional NFL legislation, and the newest NFL hot-button troubled...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay checks into Treatment Facility

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has checked into a treatment facility. Irsay faces a preliminary misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated and four felony counts of possession of a controlled substance after being arrested Sunday night. He was released from Hamilton County jail in Indiana Monday afternoon after being booked at 3:07 a.m. with bond set at $22,500.According...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts owner Irsay, wife to divorce after 33 years of marriage

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and his wife of 33 years are ending their marriage. Meg Irsay filed a divorce petition in Hamilton County Superior Court in Noblesville on Thursday citing an ''irretrievable breakdown'' of the marriage. She is asking the court to divide their marital estate. A joint statement issued by the couple said Jim Irsay will retain full...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN Films 30 for 30: Elway to Marino review

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, ESPN aired from ESPN FILMS and NFL FILMS as part of their "30 for 30" series, "Elway to Marino," which discussed the famous 1983 draft class where six QBs went in the first round.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

What was Jim Irsay thinking?

On March 7th, Jim Irsay announced to the Colts faithful that after 14 happy years, he and Peyton Manning were going their separate ways.  It was not personal.  It was just business.   Irsay started dismantling the Colts squad by getting rid of the one player whose absence transformed the team from a contender into a bottom-feeder.   Manning was scooped up by the Denver Broncos...
Via Football Nation
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Irsay Cuts Manning, Payroll: NFL’s Best QB Parts Ways with Colts

It’s official. Peyton Manning was cut loose by the Indianapolis Colts. Once again, the Colts figured out how to screw up a great thing. The Colts created a football legacy in Baltimore beginning in 1953 and in the middle of the night in March, 1984 they skipped town for Indiana. That was done by Robert Irsay, this move was orchestrated by his son Jim. Basically, like father, like...
Via SILVERMAN: On Sports
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano lands on Indy interview list

Robert Irsay once took Baltimore’s football team to Indianapolis.  Jim Irsay may now try to take Baltimore’s defensive coordinator there, too. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano will interview Tuesday for the head-coaching vacancy with the Colts. Pagano completed on Tuesday his first year as defensive coordinator with the Ravens. …
Via Pro Football Talk
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts owner Irsay backing the Ravens

Everyone knows the history of the Colts. They were in Baltimore before the late Robert Irsay moved them to Indianapolis in March of 1984. Every since, Baltimore has held a grudge, and, if I may say so, rightfully, against the Colts.Tuesday afternoon, Robert’s son, Jim, the current owner of the Colts’ franchise, tweeted the following:“I’d love 2c Steve B get the Trophy and...
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

28 seasons after Colts left Baltimore, pain still lingers

If ever a city was bracing itself to revel in a healthy dose of karma, it's Baltimore. The city spurned by Colts owner Robert Irsay in March 1984 once again welcomes the Indianapolis version to M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. The Ravens are 9-3 and battling the Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Texans and New England Patriots for the AFC's No. 1 playoff seed.
Via Indy Star
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Original Baltimore Colts Charter Found In Garbage, Refurbished

What purports to be the original charter provided by the NFL to the Baltimore Colts in 1953 is now up for auction. The document was apparently thrown out (Robert Irsay?) and later recovered and "restored." More »
Via Deadspin
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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