The Indianapolis Colts may be on the verge of making a big splash before the season even gets started. Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted (of course) on Thursday evening that general manager Ryan Grigson is working on a trade for a veteran starter.
While each tweet seemed to show his excitement, Irsay also tried downplaying the situation by saying that such rumored deals often fall apart before coming to fruition.
It might not come as a surprise if the Colts are seeking a veteran at any position. Before drafting and signing quarterback Andrew Luck out of Stanford, Indianapolis released longtime Colts stars Dallas Clark, Gary Brackett and Joseph Addai.
Perhaps the Colts are looking to give Luck some help. Maybe Maurice Jones-Drew? ESPN reported earlier this week that MJD, who's holdout appears to be set to drag on into the regular season, would be open to a trade. But would Jacksonville really trade him to a division rival?
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Colts are not working with Pittsburgh to acquire Mike Wallace and give Luck a stud receiver to throw to.
As Thursday night gave way to Friday morning, Irsay sent one last parting shot before calling it a night.
UPDATE: According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Colts have agreed to a trade with the Dolphins. Indianapolis would receive cornerback Vontae Davis in exchange for a second-round draft pick. The Trade has not been finalized.