View Poll Results: You're running the Colts draft...

Voters
4. You may not vote on this poll
  • Draft Andrew Luck, keep Peyton Manning

    1 25.00%
  • Draft Luck, trade or cut Manning

    1 25.00%
  • Draft another player, keep Manning

    0 0%
  • Trade No. 1 pick, keep Manning

    2 50.00%
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: What should the Colts strategy be for next season?

  1. #1
    SlowwHand
    Deity SlowwHand's Avatar
    Join Date
    28 Sep 1999
    Location
    Republic of Texas
    Posts
    37,609
    Country
    This is SlowwHand's Country Flag
    Thanks
    78
    Thanked 94 Times in 76 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    13:26

    What should the Colts strategy be for next season?

    A poll at ESPN.

    Spoiler:
    Draft Andrew Luck, keep Peyton Manning = 52%
    Draft Luck, trade or cut Manning = 24%
    Draft another player, keep Manning = 6%
    Trade No. 1 pick, keep Manning = 19%


    Spoiler:
    My first inclination is almost overridden of a purge of the front office. I can almost see them trading the pick and gathering a plethora of picks, picking up Robert Griffin III later and rebuilding their defense.


    What do you think?
    Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.
    "Hating America is something best left to Mobius. He is an expert Yank hater.
    He also hates Texans and Australians, he does diversify." ~ Braindead

  2. #2
    rah
    Just another peon rah's Avatar
    Join Date
    01 Nov 1999
    Location
    Same old place
    Posts
    27,756
    Country
    This is rah's Country Flag
    Thanks
    52
    Thanked 87 Times in 57 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    12:26
    Well it looks like the 24% option is what's going to play out.

    The first thing on their agenda will be losing to the Bears on week 1
    Last edited by rah; April 19, 2012 at 15:28.
    The OT at APOLYTON is like watching the Special Olympics. Certain people try so hard to debate despite their handicaps.
    Baron O RIP.

  3. #3
    SlowwHand
    Deity SlowwHand's Avatar
    Join Date
    28 Sep 1999
    Location
    Republic of Texas
    Posts
    37,609
    Country
    This is SlowwHand's Country Flag
    Thanks
    78
    Thanked 94 Times in 76 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    13:26
    I don't know understand why the Colts are being so coy about their pick.
    Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.
    "Hating America is something best left to Mobius. He is an expert Yank hater.
    He also hates Texans and Australians, he does diversify." ~ Braindead

  4. #4
    -Jrabbit
    Deity -Jrabbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    01 Feb 2002
    Location
    location, location
    Posts
    19,217
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 94 Times in 72 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    13:26
    Traditionally, it's negotiating leverage. But as of today, coy they are not. It's Andrew Luck.

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Colts have informed Stanford QB Andrew Luck that he'll be the No. 1 pick in the draft.

    The Colts tried to work out Robert Griffin before the draft, but he politely declined and is headed to the Redskins after a blockbuster trade up with the Rams. "(Luck) is the first pick in any draft I have been a part of," one 20-year veteran NFL scout told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. "He might have been picked ahead of (Peyton) Manning. He's not a (John) Elway arm. Neither was Manning. If you were just taking him and Peyton out of college they have very similar characteristics and careers. Luck would have been faster and stronger than Peyton."

    Source: Adam Schefter on Twitter
    Apr 19 - 10:05 AM
    Apolyton's Grim Reaper 2008, 2010 & 2011
    RIP lest we forget... SG (2) and LaFayette -- Civ2 Succession Games Brothers-in-Arms

  5. #5
    demonbinder
    Prince
    Join Date
    26 Dec 2009
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    850
    Country
    This is demonbinder's Country Flag
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    13:26
    So, I'll bet that, as usual, even though they've told him he is the first pick, they will still use most of their time when the draft starts. That has been a trend in previous years where they posture like they will listen to offers even though they've made it clear what will happen.

  6. #6
    SlowwHand
    Deity SlowwHand's Avatar
    Join Date
    28 Sep 1999
    Location
    Republic of Texas
    Posts
    37,609
    Country
    This is SlowwHand's Country Flag
    Thanks
    78
    Thanked 94 Times in 76 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    13:26
    Which is stupid.
    Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.
    "Hating America is something best left to Mobius. He is an expert Yank hater.
    He also hates Texans and Australians, he does diversify." ~ Braindead

  7. #7
    ColdWizard
    Emperor ColdWizard's Avatar
    Join Date
    06 Feb 2000
    Posts
    6,059
    Country
    This is ColdWizard's Country Flag
    Thanks
    67
    Thanked 28 Times in 22 Posts
    Local Date
    April 20, 2014
    Local Time
    14:26
    Hey, there's a chance the Redskins will give them 6 future first round picks to move up one spot.
    Pool Manager - Lombardi Handicappers League - An NFL Pick 'Em Pool

Similar Threads

  1. 'Tiss the Season
    By Togas in forum Civ3-PtW Democracy Game-Archive
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: July 16, 2003, 23:00
  2. The Hunting Season
    By cbraund in forum Civ3 Stories
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: January 7, 2003, 10:56
  3. Apolytoner of the season?
    By Paul in forum Apolyton/Community-Archive
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: March 30, 2000, 14:39
  4. *** Apolytoner of the Season Contest ***
    By Narck in forum AC Stories
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: December 9, 1999, 05:51

Visitors found this page by searching for:

colts strategy

colts strategy for 2012

powered by vBulletin new season

colts strategy next season

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions