Colts owner rips team brass after preseason defeat

Monday August 12th, 2013

Colts owner Jim Irsay was not happy with his team's performance in a preseason loss to the Bills. (Joey Foley/Getty Images) Colts owner Jim Irsay wasn't happy with his team's performance in a preseason loss.  (Joey Foley/Getty Images)

It was only the first preseason game, but Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was not too pleased about how his team performed against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Irsay bashed the Colts on Twitter on Monday, saying the team gave a "crap" performance and that his "commanders got an earful from me."

The team's starters played a few series and then gave way to the second and third-teamers.  The result was 44-20 loss in which the team allowed 451 yards, turned the ball over three times and gave up a 107-yard kickoff-return touchdown by Bills rookie Marquise Goodwin.

"I think probably a combination of [mental and physical errors]," Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Monday. "You get a lot of young guys out there -- I don't mean it as an excuse -- but we made some mental errors and then, give [Buffalo] credit."

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