Jim Irsay says “I demand better” protection for Andrew Luck

September 11, 2013

Jason Hunter was one of too many Oakland Raiders who bot his mitts on Andrew Luck. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images)

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has a point: Enough already with the lack of protection for Andrew Luck, the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

After Luck led the league in the wrong kind of quarterback hits as a rookie, the Colts went out and improved their offensive line. Which resulted in four hits by the Oakland Raiders’ in Indy’s victory Sunday.

Irsay dropped his manifesto Tuesday on Twitter:

Irsay slides off the rails a bit with his next tweet, but his point about protecting Peyton Manning’s successor is valid with the Miami Dolphins up Sunday.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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