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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Colts trade rumor heats up after Jim Irsay’s tweets


If the Indianapolis Colts are indeed working on a trade, the one player it is certain to not involve is Andrew Luck. (Justin K. Aller / Getty Images)
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has a lot of money and he’s eager to spend it ... so eager that it took him away from tweeting about pop music for a while Thursday.

The immediate speculation centered on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who is in the midst of a holdout that threatens to extend into the regular season.

By late last night, however, the Indianapolis Star was reporting that the Colts were looking for a cornerback, sice they have a need on the left side, opposite Jerraud Powers. A couple of possibilities thrown out by the Star: the Dallas CowboysMike Jenkins and the Miami DolphinsVontae Davis.

Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson has made moves for cornerbacks — he traded for Cassius Vaughn, D.J. Johnson and Josh Gordy, signed Justin King as a free agent and added Korey Lindsay off waivers — but they aren’t the kind of player that would get Irsay’s pulse racing. An offensive lineman may be a possibility, Mike Chappell writes.

This much is certain: Irsay is ready to rock and roll.

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