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Receiver Fever

Tweet (Photo courtesy of http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/pancakebaby88/vjtd-2.jpg) The NFL free agency circus kicked off today with several notable transactions involving high-profile wide receivers. Brandon Marshall – WR, Dolphins –> Bears  Marshall is headed to the Windy City, as Miami has put together a … Continue reading

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What If Andrew Luck Is Terrible?

After reading J.D. Hollis’ post today about Peyton Manning and Jim Irsay, the biggest will they/won’t they saga since Ross and Rachel, one thing couldn’t escape from my mind. The consensus seems to be that Peyton moving on is the best scenario for both parties, with Peyton hopefully being sent to a contender and the Colts beginning the rebuilding process with Andrew Luck, the greatest quarterback prospect since…well…Peyton Manning.

But what if Andrew Luck is terrible? The mantra this year was “Suck for Luck.” What if next year it’s “We Sucked for What?” Continue reading

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As The Manning Turns…

The consensus seems to be that we’ll most likely see Peyton Manning at the helm of a team other than the Indianapolis Colts next season. However, I can’t help but tease out a few other scenarios in my mind.

First, the romantic football fan in me envisions Peyton and Colts’ owner Jim Irsay coming to some kind of understanding and Peyton agreeing to a restructured contract. A healthy Peyton then finishes out his career in Colt blue, adds to his legacy, and serves as a Yoda-esque mentor for the young Andrew Luck. Indianapolis gets a few more years with Peyton, a future hall of famer, and transitions seamlessly to the next era of quarterback greatness. Everybody wins. Continue reading

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