Jim Irsay will destroy you and then tweet some cryptic rock lyrics... The G.M. search is over... Peyton Manning will NOT be traded... and the Colts have a lot of options for 2012...
FROM THE SADDLE (official team news)
- Why Jim Irsay is one of the league's best owners. In my opinion, the best.
- The Colts signed wide receiver Jarred Fayson to a Reserve/Future contract.
GREEN APPLES AND ROAD APPLES (media analysis)
- Twitter/awesomeness score: Jim Irsay: 5,000,000 - Adam Schefter: -25
- According to Irsay, there have been no discussions about "moving back" Peyton Manning's incredibly important option bonus. Irsay also denied that picking Andrew Luck is set in stone, citing the '98 Leaf v. Manning debate.
- Bob Kravitz takes some time to praise Bill Polian.
- The interview process for the Colts' vacant managerial position is expected to conclude today.
- Not one Colts player received a single vote for the All-Pro team. Surprising? Nope.
- Your hopes and wishes for Jeff Fisher to come save Indianapolis should be dead.
- Greg Cowan serves up an excellent article on a list of possible future options for the Colts. Cowan believes the Colts should trade the #1 pick and it's not "about sentimentality either."
- One thing that won't happen in the Manning saga? A trade for his services.
APPLE PIE (SB Nation goodies)
- SB Nation's latest 2012 mock draft: Andrew Luck first and Robert Griffin III fourth.