Ageless Wayne has game for ages



INDIANAPOLIS

Somebody get on the horn to Reggie Wayne’s family and closest friends. Get them to town in time for the Oct. 21 home game against Cleveland, because a ceremony is going to break out.

At least one should.

Following Wayne’s performance on Sunday, a 13-grab, career-best 212-yard work of art, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay should have grabbed a microphone, motioned Wayne to midfield, told fans to remain in their seats and verbally welcomed the 12th-year receiver to the team’s Ring of Honor.

Yeah. Just like that. Even though there’s a better chance of Irsay scrapping his Twitter account or misplacing Stephen Stills’ phone number than breaking the longstanding policy of waiting until a player is retired, no one present for Sunday’s 30-27 victory over Green Bay would argue the move.

That includes Packers fans.

This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

comments powered by Disqus

All content copyright ©2014 The Tribune, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.