NFL

Colts' Irsay doesn't expect Peyton back

Share This Story

   
 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is confirming what most have long suspected: Peyton Manning probably won't take a snap this season.

Irsay told Indy television station WRTV on Thursday that he ''doesn't see'' even a glimmer of hope of getting No. 18 back on the field this year. Irsay declined an interview request from The Associated Press on Thursday.

It's no surprise. Manning hasn't even thrown with teammates since having neck surgery Sept. 8 and with only four games left and the quarterback just now able to ramp up his rehab regimen, it was highly unlikely Manning could play before the season ends Jan. 1 at Jacksonville.

Without Manning, the Colts have sunk to 0-12.

But Manning's doctors say he is progressing, and Manning has said his neck is stable.

Tagged: Colts, Peyton Manning

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


More Than Sports on MSN