• Irsay: Manning advised Colts to draft Luck

    Summary of 53 articles · Updated Oct 21, 2013
    Irsay also told USA Today Sports that Manning felt the Colts could not pass up the chance to draft Luck. "I think it's perfect," Irsay told USA Today Sports. Peyton Manning and Jim Irsay But now that Irsay did say that in moving on from Manning he chose championships over stats, and now that Irsay has been criticized in some quarters as taking a cheap shot at Manning, Irsay is continuing his attempt to put the toothpaste back in the tube. While it’s debatable whether Colts owner Jim Irsay was taking a swi...
    • Colts owner Jim Irsay slams critics on Twitter while dropping an expletive

      Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay could have walked away from his team’s 39-33 against the Denver Broncos with class. Nah. Instead, Irsay once again decided to take shots at his critics - this time on Twitter. Irsay’s latest rant comes days after he to…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Broncos lose in Peyton Manning’s emotional return to Indianapolis to face Andrew Luck’s Colts 

      Lucas Oil Stadium may be the House that Peyton Manning built but after Sunday night, there isn’t any doubt that Andrew Luck has taken over the penthouse. And didn’t it work out wonderfully for Jim Irsay?
    • Peyton said nothing to his teammates about Irsay’s remarks

      Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning wisely said nothing publicly about Colts owner Jim Irsay’s “championships over stats” comments this week. So what did he say privately? Per multiple league sources, Manning said nothing about Irsay’s comments to any of…
    • John Fox wasn’t defending only Peyton Manning

      While some in the media have debated the intent and the message from Colts owner Jim Irsay when he explained to USA Today that the team’s new focus is championships over stats, Broncos coach John Fox saw no gray area in Irsay’s words. Fox called them in…
    • Peyton Manning returns to Indy to take on Andrew Luck, Colts

      The Colts were up big on the Broncos, but Peyton Manning is mounting a 4th quarter comeback of his own in Indy.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kickin' it with Kiz: Peyton Manning already looked forward to this

      Jim Dandy. I hope Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shows Colts owner Jim Irsay what real class is by remaining silent while he beats the pants off Indianapolis.
    • Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians: Andrew Luck could surpass Peyton Manning as a QB

      They're going to pay homage to the King, but let's not forget about the Prince. Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis Sunday night is a huge deal, to be sure. This is sitting NFL royalty going back to the palace he built -- Lucas Oil Stadium -- to pla…
      Source: azcentral.com
    • Colts will play Peyton Manning tribute as Broncos enter the field

      Colts owner Jim Irsay has promised a “great tribute” of former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. According to WISH-TV, the tribute will come in the form of a video played when the Broncos are introduced. As we explained on Friday, Manning won’t be indiv…
    • Irsay on Peyton saga: 'Shame it got to this'

      Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis to face the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck, the player who replaced him as the face of the franchise, has been one of the most heavily anticipated games on this year's NFL schedule.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Sunday Morning Quarterback: Peyton Manning ready to show Jim Irsay, Colts he still has plenty left

      It ended ugly for Joe Montana in San Francisco when he lost a power struggle with Steve Young and even uglier for Brett Favre in Green Bay when the Packers wanted to move on with Aaron Rodgers.
    • Bill Polian: I’m not speaking to Jim Irsay and I’m rooting for Denver

      When Colts owner Jim Irsay said that cutting Peyton Manning was a step toward building a team that could win more than one championship, it was perceived by many as a shot at Manning. But it was also perceived as a shot at Bill Polian, the man who built…
    • Peyton Versus His Past

      Peyton Manning spent 14 seasons with the Colts. In his second year with the Broncos, the veteran quarterback is paying a visit to his former home. (Getty Images) There is only one game this weekend, one game that will draw every football-loving eye in A…
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Irsay remains quiet, except for a Pearl Jam quote

      The man who communicates in either 140-character tweets or five-plus-minute filibusters has been largely quiet since Wednesday. But when a Thursday night NFL Network halftime report on the controversy Colts owner Jim Irsay sparked this week regarding fo…
    • Steve Young thinks Jim Irsay is making life tough for Andrew Luck

      In San Francisco, Steve Young had the difficult job of filling Joe Montana’s shoes, just as Andrew Luck has has the difficult job of filling Peyton Manning’s shoes in Indianapolis. And Young thinks Luck’s already difficult job got harder this week, than…
    • Luck: 'Never viewed it as replacing Peyton'

      The resumes of Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning are strikingly similar.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Manning declines to say there’s no ill will or resentment toward Colts

      When meeting with reporters on Wednesday, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had nothing to say about what Colts owner Jim Irsay had to say about Peyton. After his media session, Manning talked privately with Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star. The qu…
    • Polian jumps in to the Irsay-Manning fray

      While it’s debatable (sort of) whether Colts owner Jim Irsay was taking a swipe at former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning when explaining that their separation arose from a desire to put Lombardis over stats, Irsay’s words definitely amounted to an ind…
    • Colts owner Jim Irsay puts foot in mouth about Peyton Manning era in Indianapolis

      With the Broncos playing the Colts in one of the biggest games of the year Sunday night, it’s appropriate that Colts owner Jim Irsay has gone and made a horse’s ass out of himself. It was supposed to be all about love and appreciation, with the great Pe…
    • Irsay takes aim at Mortensen, Mort responds, and the fun continues

      Someone needs to take away Jim Irsay’s keys to Twitter. It’s a statement that could have been made multiple times since Irsay opened his account. It’s never been more appropriate than today, which has featured several volleys and deflections regarding t…
    • Peyton has nothing to say about Irsay imbroglio

      As the comments from Colts owner Jim Irsay about the decision to choose championships over statistics continues to careen through the NFL like a pinball caught between a trio of bumpers, the target of the remarks has opted to say nothing. As expected. “…
    • Irsay: Manning remarks taken out of context

      Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay believes his comments to USA Today were taken out of context by Denver Broncos coach John Fox.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Tommie Harris thinks Irsay views Peyton like an ex-girlfriend

      Tommie Harris spent training camp in 2011 with the Colts, and although he may not have lasted long enough in Indianapolis to get a real good feel for the personalities of Peyton Manning and Jim Irsay, Harris did offer what may be the most interesting co…
    • Peyton Manning, John Fox don’t say anything about Jim Irsay, who clarifies Manning comments

      ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – If Peyton Manning is miffed over Colts owners Jim Irsay's comments about winning just one Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos quarterback didn't express it Wednesday.He wasn't going down that road."I don't have any comment on any of t…
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    • Dungy thinks Irsay has a plan

      During today’s PFT Live, we suggested that Colts owner Jim Irsay possibly has a method to his apparent madness. Irsay, in subtly calling out former Indy quarterback Peyton Manning, could be trying to raise the stakes of a regular-season game, making it …
    • Colts coach, QB unfazed by owner's touchy comments on Peyton Manning

      Only 24 hours after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's comments about Peyton Manning — which were largely interpreted as disparaging — hit the Internet, Indianapolis coach Chuck
    • A lot of talking and game is still days away

      INDIANAPOLIS -- Who needs Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos? The sideshow that’s taking place right now may end up being better than the game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Never mind. Let me stop right there. Peyton Manning facing …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Broncos' Fox slams Irsay over words on Manning

      Peyton Manning's coach, John Fox, accused Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay of taking a 'cheap shot' at Manning in a story published Tuesday in USA Today.
    • John Fox tees off on Jim Irsay

      This is getting good. In response to comments to USA Today (which, frankly, were buried under far less compelling quotes) from Colts owner Jim Irsay regarding the various one-and-out playoff runs and absence of multiple Super Bowl wins from the Peyton M…
    • Colts fans: Luck is our franchise now

      INDIANAPOLIS -- The concern started from the blue and white faithful on March 7, 2012, and then trickled over to April 26, 2012, the day Indianapolis Colts selected their new franchise player. But the doubts are few and far between now despite the playe…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Colts links: Peyton Manning told Jim Irsayhe'd be crazy not to draft Andrew Luck

      All eyes will be on Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday night with Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis to face the Colts.
      Source: indystar.com
  • Luck bests Peyton as Broncos suffer 1st loss

    Andrew Luck threw for three touchdowns and ran for another Sunday night, outplaying predecessor Peyton Manning in a 39-33 victory over the previously unbeaten Denver Broncos.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Watch Peyton Manning get a standing ovation in his return to Indianapolis (Video)

    You get the feeling that if the Denver Broncos do win a Super Bowl this season, there might be two parades. One for the Broncos in Colorado, and another for Peyton Manning in Indianapolis. The Colts fans still love Manning, and rightfully so. He brought…
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Colts say 'thank you' to Peyton before game

      After 14 seasons, a pile of records, countless remember-when moments, two Super Bowl appearances and a week's worth of he said, he didn't say, the Indianapolis Colts tried to say thank you to Peyton Manning on Sunday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Colts 39, Broncos 33: Manning Receives a Warm Welcome Back, but Luck Gets the Victory

    Fans were given the chance to salute Peyton Manning for his years of service in his first game in Indianapolis since the Colts let him go, but the rest of the night belonged to Andrew Luck.
    Source: nytimes.com
  • QB Watch: Broncos' Peyton Manning

    A weekly examination of the Denver Broncos' quarterback play. Rewind: It is telling what kind of year Peyton Manning is having that when he finishes a game, a 16-point win no less, 28 of 42 passing for 295 yards and two touchdowns, as he did against the…
    Source: ESPN.com

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