In less than two months, a great confederacy of whores (literal and figurative), and journalists (I use the term advisedly) will descend upon Indianapolis, where we will wonder in unison:
“Why the ---- are we here?”
I have nothing against the town, merely the idea of wintering there (having already done it once, covering Mike Tyson’s rape trial, I feel entitled to this position). Just the same, there is a clear answer to the question - a single culprit to blame for this impending fiasco:
There would be no Super Bowl in Indianapolis if not for him. There would be no Lucas Oil Stadium without him. In fact, at 1-13, the Colts themselves seem to have disbanded in his absence. Then again, Manning is never really absent. Even when he’s not physically there, his presence looms impossibly large over the franchise, and now more than ever.
For that reason, the team’s course of action should be just as clear. Again, two words, one answer: Andrew Luck. (MORE>>>)