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I completely understand all of the moves made in the last 5-6 months. And don't get me wrong but I'm completely excited for the new season. As a fan this should be one of the most exciting times for us, we have a lot of new players, and we get to watch new superstars be born. We are at that time were in 10-15 years we can look back and say, I watched him his entire career.

But to get back to my original point,

After watching this, it just really makes me sad that these times are gone. That duo was truly incredible, and I'm glad that I was old enough to witness it, maybe not completely understand the severity of how great they were, but old enough to see it in realtime, and cheer them on.

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I completely understand all of the moves made in the last 5-6 months. And don't get me wrong but I'm completely excited for the new season. As a fan this should be one of the most exciting times for us, we have a lot of new players, and we get to watch new superstars be born. We are at that time were in 10-15 years we can look back and say, I watched him his entire career.

But to get back to my original point,

After watching this, it just really makes me sad that these times are gone. That duo was truly incredible, and I'm glad that I was old enough to witness it, maybe not completely understand the severity of how great they were, but old enough to see it in realtime, and cheer them on.

I feel you I am thrilled we have Andrew Luck I love him and I am buying all the hype. However it still hasn't completely hit me that Peyton Manning is going to be playing for someone else next year. In a lot of ways it would be easier to take had he retired. Don't get me wrong I am not wishing he had to retire or anything but just for me as a fan only it would have been easier to take if he wasn't playing football anymore. It doesn't seem right or fair that other teams fans get to embrace Peyton Manning. Again don't take me wrong I am not wishing he had retired I am glad for him as a person that he is able to keep doing what he loved I am just talking from my view point as a fan.

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I feel you I am thrilled we have Andrew Luck I love him and I am buying all the hype. However it still hasn't completely hit me that Peyton Manning is going to be playing for someone else next year. In a lot of ways it would be easier to take had he retired. Don't get me wrong I am not wishing he had to retire or anything but just for me as a fan only it would have been easier to take if he wasn't playing football anymore. It doesn't seem right or fair that other teams fans get to embrace Peyton Manning. Again don't take me wrong I am not wishing he had retired I am glad for him as a person that he is able to keep doing what he loved I am just talking from my view point as a fan.

No I completely understand. I am definitely buying into Luck as well :), I hadn't even thought about it for a few weeks. Than boom, I watch this video and I'm just like wow.

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No I completely understand. I am definitely buying into Luck as well :), I hadn't even thought about it for a few weeks. Than boom, I watch this video and I'm just like wow.

Yeah I just have moments where it'll hit me like wow Peyton Manning is going to be playing for someone else next year...

I don't get mad about it just kinda stinks. i mean like you I am excited to see Luck. I guess it's like having a girl friend and breaking up with her and seeing her go out with someone else when you have a new girl friend who you adore. Even though you adore your new girl friend it just kinda stinks to see someone else you cared about and spared special moments with with someone else.

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I agree that it's unfortunate that the greatest WR-QB tandem is completely gone, but look to the future! We have a great prospect QB with two solid TEs and a number of solid young weapons like Allen and Fleener. If my math is right, Marvin was 26 when Peyton entered the league. Current age of Austin Collie: 26...just sayin'. Yeah, there's a lot of difference between Marvin and Collie, but it's a point of discussion. And what's stopping us from getting a really good WR next year and letting Luck develop some solid chemistry with him like Peyton did with Reg and Marv?

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I broke out in Tears watching this. We Love you Marvin Harrison. Once a Colt, ALWAYS a Colt! Bleed Blue!! :heart::worthy::Cry:

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At least we didn't have to watch Marvin playing somewhere else. He was something to watch....so graceful.

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unfortinately it dont phaze me one bit that their gone. I guess i had prepared myself for the day that manning would be done as a colt. i actually prepared myself all last season. I just hope his neck injury and those stubborn nerves dont tarnesh his great career by making him the worst signing in nfl history by the colts. if the colts ever face the broncos in the playoffs while manning is still there, i will be rooting hard against denver and hope manning throws 4 or 5 INT's lol. sorry peyton but the colts come first.

maybe we will be lucky and if he has a mediocre season this year he feels he needs to retire especially if the broncos dont make the playoffs lol.

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Nothing lasts forever and we had this tandem longer than most QB-WR duos over the years. Thankful for all the memories this video highlighted to us once again. Onward and upward!!!

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It was great to watch Marvin's route running. He sure made some DBs look bad. There was one where he caught the ball and just laid there. Nobody touched him so he got up and ran. But check ou the 2:10 mark of this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZHaKGDYspE He is laying out with his right side down, catches the ball with his right hand, and then turns in the air to land on his left side. I remember seeing that play and being amazed.

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Peyton was one of the best of the last 20 yrs.Were lucky to have had him as our QB.But Im pumped a/b Luck.I hope it ends up like Favre@ Rodgers.

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But check ou the 2:10 mark of this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZHaKGDYspE He is laying out with his right side down, catches the ball with his right hand, and then turns in the air to land on his left side. I remember seeing that play and being amazed.

Thanks. I watched the entire first video just looking for just this catch. Unbelievable.

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I feel you I am thrilled we have Andrew Luck I love him and I am buying all the hype. However it still hasn't completely hit me that Peyton Manning is going to be playing for someone else next year. In a lot of ways it would be easier to take had he retired. Don't get me wrong I am not wishing he had to retire or anything but just for me as a fan only it would have been easier to take if he wasn't playing football anymore. It doesn't seem right or fair that other teams fans get to embrace Peyton Manning. Again don't take me wrong I am not wishing he had retired I am glad for him as a person that he is able to keep doing what he loved I am just talking from my view point as a fan.

All I can say, thank goodness we have Luck to look forward to. Because when I see Peyton take that first official snap as a Bronco, reality will hit me hard.

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I completely understand all of the moves made in the last 5-6 months. And don't get me wrong but I'm completely excited for the new season. As a fan this should be one of the most exciting times for us, we have a lot of new players, and we get to watch new superstars be born. We are at that time were in 10-15 years we can look back and say, I watched him his entire career.

But to get back to my original point,

After watching this, it just really makes me sad that these times are gone. That duo was truly incredible, and I'm glad that I was old enough to witness it, maybe not completely understand the severity of how great they were, but old enough to see it in realtime, and cheer them on.

I have been saying this for some time... Change is GOOD... Esp under Indy's circumstances following a miserable season.

I've went through it once... and I simply cannot believe Indy is in THIS position. To transition from Manning, and into Luck....

Truly LUCKY..... :)

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I usually just check the forum daily and read what's being said without signing in or commenting, but i just had to say this to all of you..

I love you guys... I love my Colts and all of my fellow fans... you guys are truly awesome..

don't judge me lol..

these were some good times, Jr. High-College for me basically.. Nothing better...this made my night

GO COLTS!!!!

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And the catch at 24 seconds IS THE BEST Marvin H catch IMO..... but there are a LOT. He is a HOF'r. No doubt.

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Hopefully 10 years down the line we will be watching Luck to Fleener highlights like this.

We will....

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And the catch at 24 seconds IS THE BEST Marvin H catch IMO..... but there are a LOT. He is a HOF'r. No doubt.

IMO one of the top five time all-time great WRs to ever play the game. In fact to me personally I rank him second only to Rice and yes I know I am bias because I am a Colts fan but I also think Marvin did a good job backing that up. Others are more than welcome to hold a different opinion.

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IMO one of the top five time all-time great WRs to ever play the game. In fact to me personally I rank him second only to Rice and yes I know I am bias because I am a Colts fan but I also think Marvin did a good job backing that up. Others are more than welcome to hold a different opinion.
the first one that comes to my mind was the very first pass of the game. It was about a 70 yrd pass for a TD. I heard that when the Colts won the SB they also gave a ring to EJ. Not the same for him but I wouldn't turn it down.

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I feel you I am thrilled we have Andrew Luck I love him and I am buying all the hype. However it still hasn't completely hit me that Peyton Manning is going to be playing for someone else next year. In a lot of ways it would be easier to take had he retired. Don't get me wrong I am not wishing he had to retire or anything but just for me as a fan only it would have been easier to take if he wasn't playing football anymore. It doesn't seem right or fair that other teams fans get to embrace Peyton Manning. Again don't take me wrong I am not wishing he had retired I am glad for him as a person that he is able to keep doing what he loved I am just talking from my view point as a fan.

For my money, on this Harrison Mix video... the reverse spin TD catch in the end zone from roughly :20 to :35 (plus replays) is Harrison's signature catch. I think that was before the advent of the so-called "back shoulder" play... (hey, it may have led to it)... but it is an unbelievably good catch. Just amazing!

Eye popping!! :omg:

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Never be another QB-WR combo like this.

It doesn't seem right or fair that other teams fans get to embrace Peyton Manning.

This is my main problem with it. He is our QB. No one else's.

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I could spend hours watching film on Marvin. Greatest route runner in NFL history in my opinion

Could? I dont think there is a highlight vid of him on youtube that I havent seen lol.

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Never be another QB-WR combo like this.

This is my main problem with it. He is our QB. No one else's.

Unfortunately Peyton and Irsay would have to disagree with you......

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well I'm sad that MP didnt win anymore SB with us,we had a streach were we should have made it to the superbowl at least 3 to 4 years strate but one team had our number

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Could? I dont think there is a highlight vid of him on youtube that I havent seen lol.

haha I've definitely seen that 7 min video multiple times

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Its going to be very hard to watch Peyton Manning win games for Denver..

as much as I like him and want him to win.

Its going to be hard to see when it happens...

We are in for an odd season.

Odds are Indy does not make the playoffs. If we go 8-8 Id be VERY happy...

Odd sar Denver WILL make the playoffs. Weak division.. Good 'D' and well....a somewhat experinecd QB

we are going to be siting at home in Indiana...with oiur seaso over

watching Peyton Manning playing playoff games in Denver....

If you can cheer sadly,..that's what I'll be doing...

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Never be another QB-WR combo like this.

I'm seeing his new Tv commercials..

and he's going to be on Monday nights and Sunday nights..

Every time you turn on an NFL game.you will see Peyton Manning....

Youi know how it is...

I thought last year was the toguhest NFL season I've ever 'had to' watch.

but wait till this year.

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I'm with Fish, change is good. Move the TV, move the couch, change jobs, order something on the menu you would never even consider. We are here to experience. I am pretty darn excited to tell you the truth.

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I'm with Fish, change is good. Move the TV, move the couch, change jobs, order something on the menu you would never even consider. We are here to experience. I am pretty darn excited to tell you the truth.

Change is inevitable...its not always good

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Definitely excited for the upcoming season and witnessing all the new changes which will hopefully will pan out in the long run. I'm also buying the Luck hype as well and IMO he's ONE of the smartest collegiate QBs in history, by far. Let's hope he transitions well to the NFL.

It will be weird to see #18 on a diff team but in the end I'll always love good ole Meyton, good ole Meyton Panning and will cherish everything he's done for the city, team, and people of Indy.

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I loved watching Manning to Harrison! What a great, great combination. I so much miss watching Harrison run circles around DBs and be 10 yards behind them. We haven't seen that with the Colts since he had has last great year.

That said, I might get flamed for this, but I am actually glad everything changed. Not that I wanted to lose the players. I wish Peyton were still here and work with Luck. I know that wouldn't have worked. But for me there was nothing fun about watching a team that could never stop the run, run the ball, and would lose in the playoffs. They were completely unbalanced over the last 8 years and it started to drive me crazy. I always knew that once in the playoffs, a team that ran better who stopped the run better would likely beat them. I think Polian is a Hall Of Famer, but I didn't see any indication that was going to ever change. I would gladly trade the explosiveness of the Manning years if the Luck-lead Colts are more balanced and can ultimately win more Super Bowls. That is not a shot against Manning, who is untouchable. He ran what he was given. I wish he would have been provided a better running attack and defense. To think he got the team to the Super Bowl when they had major flaws is amazing. If Grigs and coach can build the team as they talk about being balanced, stopping the run, running the ball, but still being explosive, I think they might actually be more successful then the Manning lead Colts when it comes to rings.

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I loved watching Manning to Harrison! What a great, great combination. I so much miss watching Harrison run circles around DBs and be 10 yards behind them. We haven't seen that with the Colts since he had has last great year.

That said, I might get flamed for this, but I am actually glad everything changed. Not that I wanted to lose the players. I wish Peyton were still here and work with Luck. I know that wouldn't have worked. But for me there was nothing fun about watching a team that could never stop the run, run the ball, and would lose in the playoffs. They were completely unbalanced over the last 8 years and it started to drive me crazy. I always knew that once in the playoffs, a team that ran better who stopped the run better would likely beat them. I think Polian is a Hall Of Famer, but I didn't see any indication that was going to ever change. I would gladly trade the explosiveness of the Manning years if the Luck-lead Colts are more balanced and can ultimately win more Super Bowls. That is not a shot against Manning, who is untouchable. He ran what he was given. I wish he would have been provided a better running attack and defense. To think he got the team to the Super Bowl when they had major flaws is amazing. If Grigs and coach can build the team as they talk about being balanced, stopping the run, running the ball, but still being explosive, I think they might actually be more successful then the Manning lead Colts when it comes to rings.

All Super Bowl teams have flaws...all trams lose in the playoffs most all the time

..and guys..the Colts arent going to ground and pound...not indoors. Not with Andrew Luck

We will throw a lot because that's what he does...

i would gladly take a slow return to the success we had...but short of that...

..I want to rebuild the big time offense we had.

last year's Colts were the worst team this franchise has had in my lifetime.

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Never be another QB-WR combo like this.

This is my main problem with it. He is our QB. No one else's.

as fans we don't like to see it happen but at the same time the NFL is a business. Peyton wanted to stay but at least he won't pull a Brett Favre & harbor I'll feelings against the Colts. At least Indy had Peyton during his best yrs.

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I completely understand all of the moves made in the last 5-6 months. And don't get me wrong but I'm completely excited for the new season. As a fan this should be one of the most exciting times for us, we have a lot of new players, and we get to watch new superstars be born. We are at that time were in 10-15 years we can look back and say, I watched him his entire career.

But to get back to my original point,

After watching this, it just really makes me sad that these times are gone. That duo was truly incredible, and I'm glad that I was old enough to witness it, maybe not completely understand the severity of how great they were, but old enough to see it in realtime, and cheer them on.

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The rewind/replay button, and the slow motion function, in my brain, are stuck, and it's not an easy fix for me. It's stuck on the press conference with Manning half crying, halfway smiling as he gives his final farewell. I don't wanna hear it's a business. Its the business that is responsible for destroying relationships between the fans & the org. at the time of a transitionary period. However im actually more upset with Bill Polian's decisions in the last 5 years, than i am with Irsay. He & his son drove this thing into the ground, and under the rug, and when Irsay pulled the rug back, with Manning out, he saw all of trash that we acquired with no one to properly clean it up. So he did what was best for the future. Alright,that felt better....... **wheeew**...i've been scarred, bruised, and hurt, but im still committed. Go Colts!!! This is hard to say, but im expecting at least a winning record, and a first round wild card, before i jump on the Luck bandwagon.....

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