September 17, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) scrambles away from Denver Broncos strong safety Mike Adams (20) in the first half at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts Sign Safety Mike Adams

The Indianapolis Colts signed veteran safety Mike Adams this weekend. The move came after Corey Lynch was lost for the season with an undisclosed injury.

Adams is 33 and on the end of his career. He will at least add a veteran presence to the secondary and should push some of the younger players for the starting spot.

Adams has started 38 of his past 49 games. He played in all 16 games, recording 64 tackles and an interception.

Adams is a solid veteran who doesn’t exactly excel at anything but also isn’t a liability on the field. He’ll be another solid addition to a defense that looks awfully shaky as the season grows nearer.

Lynch wasn’t the only player put on injured reserve this week either. Defensive end Fili Moala was lost for the season after tearing his right ACL during OTA’s this week. It marks the third season in a row that Moala ended up on the injured reserve list.

There always seems to be a surprising number of injuries during this time of year. It begs the question of what players are doing training wise in the offseason.

Irsay Interview Falls Short

Recently, Jim Irsay sat down with the Indy Star’s Bob Kravitz to speak about his addiction and arrest. Kravitz does a great job of listening and giving Irsay a platform. A few days later, he wrote his thoughts on the interview and I have to agree with Kravitz’s conclusions.

While it is interesting to read over his thoughts on addiction and the stigma attached to it, Irsay lacks any measure of humility. Not once does he apologize for his actions leading up to the arrest.

A bit of sincere regret generally goes a long way in matters like this. Irsay is clearly suffering but that doesn’t change the fact that he decided to get behind the wheel of a car and go out on the road. A decision that could have cost him his life and endangered the lives of others.

Rest assured that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell read over this story and was likely disappointed. Irsay tarnished the shield and as an owner should be held to a higher standard than the players. This won’t likely result in harsher punishments for Irsay or the Colts, but Goodell can’t be happy with the results.

Tags: Corey Lynch Fili Moala Indianapolis Colts Jim Irsay Mike Adams Roger Goodell

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