Yes, it’s taken me THREE DAYS to pull myself together enough to form a coherent thought after the BLASPHEMY that took place on Sunday’s Colt’s Game.
Now I’m not some nutball zealot who doesn’t understand that there is a time and a place to pull a starter. Favre was getting beat up on a couple of weeks ago. He got pulled. He wasn’t happy. But his coach saw something that Favre’s ego wasn’t dialing in – he was vulnerable. And wasn’t being effective. Rather than risk your QB and continue to be ineffective that was really probably a good time to pull him over to the sidelines if for nothing else than a philosophical discussion about WHY starters get pulled.
This isn’t that situation. The Colts had the LEAD when Manning was pulled, along with other starters – and now for Colts President to come out and say it was NEVER their plan to have a 16-0 season, it was to win the AFC South….well it’s got some of us thinking.
Most of us are going WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?
Oh – so it was your plan to LOSE? That’s sort of what you are saying there Bill. You’re calling this loss “inconsequential” but you are looking at it with the wrong eyes.
Sports might be business but in fact the rules of SPORTSMANSHIP are in play during each game, in varying degrees obviously. And what is an important rule?
WE PLAY TO WIN THE GAME.
Do you know what it is called when you just let the game go? It’s called CHEATING! Ask the Black Sox. Bill Polian is saying that winning that game wasn’t important – which means that he’s basically letting us all know that they weren’t interested in winning.
Hey – scrubs who haven’t touched a football all year- get on the field! You’re in!
The city of Indianapolis is RIGHTEOUSLY offended to the point that Beurt SerVaas (former councilman and the GUY WHO ARRANGED THE MOVING TRUCKS TO BRING THE COLTS TO INDY) says that the Colts Organization owes fans a REFUND.
Do you know why it matters, Bill Polian and anyone else who is listening? It matters because we loved and supported you WHEN YOU SUCKED. Through Jeff George and Jim Harbaugh – through the years when a winning season wasn’t even a glimmer we loved you. We held on and we gave you our loyalty and our faith that SOMEDAY there we be a team to be proud of.
And you broke that trust Sunday by saying a win didn’t matter.
YOU PLAY TO WIN THE GAME.
YOU PLAY TO WIN THE GAME.
Yeah, you do owe Indy fans a refund for that bullshit move. My husband went and watched the game in a bar. You may send me a check for the beer he drank.Powered by Sidelines