Did Jim Irsay Take Shots at Peyton Manning?

October 15, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Indianapolis Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay is a man who isn't afraid to speak his mind.
His Twitter feed is constant proof of that.
His willingness to speak his mind occasionally gets Irsay in hot water. This time though, it's his team that's going to pay for Irsay's big mouth.
With the Colts coming off a listless loss to the San Diego Chargers and getting ready for a matchup with the undefeated Denver Broncos, Irsay picked now to tell Jarrett Bell of USA Today his thought process behind the series of events that led to the release of quarterback Peyton Manning and the selection of Andrew Luck with the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
"We've changed our model a little bit, because we wanted more than one of these," Irsay says, flicking up his right hand to show his Super Bowl XLI championship ring.
"(Tom) Brady never had consistent numbers, but he has three of these," Irsay adds. "Pittsburgh had two, the Giants had two, Baltimore had two and we had one. That l...

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