Peyton showed up at Colts practice today, and appeared to walking fine. All this seriously screws the imbecile Mike Floria of Profootballtalk.com who posted another hilarious alarming report today. Floria's obsession with Peyton's knee has been utterly bizarre as he has continually pounded the drum for fear and alarm. He has repeatedly ripped the Indy press for not freaking out about the whole thing. When Manning suits up for week one, he should publicly apologize. He won't, because he's a massive a-hole, but he should.
From the mailbag, Jesse chimes in with a fury aimed at Eddie White:
Nearly ran off I-65 today on my way into work.
I hear the longtime Indiana native, Eddie White on 1070AM- in his gay little promo for his horrible show. Here is what he said: "I'm worried about the colts offense. They've looked horrible in the first 3 games, and they don't look like the number 1 offense in the league that they are supposed to be. Gray and and the hefty lefty- along with our old buddy Sorgi - need to step it up. And we need Peyton back, because this offense looks bad." That's nearly word for word.
How many different ways can this guy tell me he's irrelevant? -From the east coast-I say things like "our colts" or "our QB - Peyton"-I'm worried about the colts offense in the pre-season-I'm worried that we've lost 2 games and probably should have lost 3 in the preseason-I care at all who is our backup QB and how they are doing in the pre-season I just don't understand how this guy is in the Indianapolis market.
Kravitz is enough to get me to not listen at all, but add in this freaking moron who thinks he's a lifelong Hoosier and knows about our team is insulting. As long as Manning is a colt - saying this sentence immediately makes you irrelevant to me: "I'm worried about our offense in the preseason" - ARE YOU SERIOUS? HAVE YOU LOOKED UP OUR RECORD IN THE PRESEASON FOR THE LAST 10 YEARS? The fact that he is worried about our backups again just further prove how the words coming out of his mouth are stupid.
Listen closely: "If Peyton doesn't play QB for the Colts, the Colts will lose football games." It's very simple, it's understood, and everyone is ok with that. There are no exceptions. The alternative to Peyton is not good enough.
If Mike and Mike could switch back to 950, at least I wouldn't have to listen to these retards. JMV on 1260 seems like he's the only one who understands - we want to hear about football right now. Not high school stuff, not racing, not tennis. NFL football from people who aren't out for shock value reactions. Thanks - had to get that off my chest
Ok, so Jessie's upset. Fortunately for Mr. White, Peyton's appearance should help him feel better about the offense. I understand that it's hard to come up with stuff to talk about some times, White needs to chill. Most Colts fans now know that until real footballs are flying, we just hang back and take the intergalactic hitchhiker creed seriously:
Prisco likes the Colts best of the teams he saw.
Peter King is suddenly down on the Browns (duh) and thinks Sorgi would make a good O-Coordinator. Great, because he makes a crappy QB.
Don Banks thinks Brady is more valuable than Manning because Cassel is so bad. Um, Donnie...you haven't been watching our preseason games, have you? Sorgi is a mess. He's only keeping his job because Gray and Lorenzen have been basically worse.
TMQ thinks the Colts are going to Tampa. Easterbrook also notes we are still carrying nearly 6 million on the cap for Corey Simon. It's pretty amazing that Polian managed to avoid having that signing hurt any worse than it did. The money was spent, and that's too bad, but at least we didn't have to write a piece about how the team cut corners because it didn't have an extra $6 million in cap space this year.
Marcus Pollard got cut from the Pats. That puts him one step closer to the Classic Colts.
FO looks at the best and worst WR seasons. 88 and 87 show up a lot. AG really was as good as we could have possibly hoped for.