Peyton Manning gave an interview to the Indy Star (read it here), and he talks about the weird atmosphere surrounding the Colts' organization right now. It seems like Irsay is setting the stage to let Manning go, but that's just speculation on my part. In an ideal world, they'd be able to pony up the cash for both Manning and Luck for a year or two, to ease the transition, but I don't think it's feasible. A couple quotes from Manning:
"I'm not in a very good place for healing, let's say that," he said, referring to the practice facility. "It's not a real good environment down there right now, to say the least. Everybody's walking around on eggshells. I don't recognize our building right now. There's such complete and total change."
"But I understand how it works. I understand tough decisions have to be made. There's personal and there's business and that's where we’ve got to separate the two. I've seen other guys leave places and it was personal. I've invested too much into this city for that to happen. We live here, we've given lots of time and money to the community and our church, and that's never going to change Nothing changes that."
Should be interesting to see how things develop over the next couple of months. For those in Indy, what's the vibe among the fans right now?