Colts have had no contact with Wayne
In a lengthy quote sent out by Josina Anderson of ESPN, wide receiver Reggie Wayne says he has not heard from the Indianapolis Colts since the season ended.
It sounds as if Wayne is resigned to the fact that he might be wearing another team's uniform in 2012 as the Colts undertake what appears to be a major rebuilding job that possibly has them jettisoning Peyton Manning as well.
Here is what Wayne said to Anderson:
"All I know is the Colts. That is where I want to be. I have been there 11 years and I would prefer to end my career a Colt. However, in due time those feelings could subside. I know one thing, my phone works. I do have service and every last bar on it and their number has not come across it yet. I haven't heard anything from them yet, so maybe I am not as important on the chain of command as I should be.
"But either way, I'm cool. I have nothing bad to say about the Colts. The Colts took me in and made me a millionaire. I had nothing before I got here but a bunch of invoices. So either way I am still good, and I will still be friends with all of my teammates. But I am still at a point with all of this Peyton stuff, and this Andrew Luck stuff that I can't be all the way worrying just about that. My phone hasn't rung yet. It's only fair I worry about number 87 first. When I'm signed, then I can weigh in more."
It sounds as if Wayne wants to be appreciated for what he is done, and it also sounds as if another team may do the appreciating of the veteran receiver in a few weeks.
Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com