Report: Colts owner, GM had 'heated conversation' after loss to Saints
The Indianapolis Colts (3–4) look to be in a tailspin after another disappointing loss on Sunday and the frustration seems to have reached the upper levels of the organization.
According to Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, Colts owner Jim Irsay and general manager Ryan Grigson were involved in a “heated conversation” after the team’s 27–21 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
The report didn’t offer further details about the incident, but it came in the locker room after the Colts fell short in a comeback effort.
The Colts fell behind by 27 and failed to score a point until the third quarter, before rattling off 21-straight points, capped by an eight-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Luck to Donte Moncrief with 3:05 left in the fourth quarter.
The loss came a week after the Colts hung tight with the undefeated New England Patriots, but ultimately were defeated 34–27.
The Colts have failed to find a rhythm this season, ranking last in team defense (408.6 yards per game) and 17th in offense (351.3 yards per game). Luck has completed 56.2 percent of his passes this season, going 118 for 210 with 1,398 yards, 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions.
Despite Indianapolis’ struggles, the team sits atop the AFC South standings. The division is the only one without a team with a winning record.