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Irsay’s tweeting about blackout “jibber jabber”

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While there’s been no official announcement, it appears the Colts might have sold enough tickets to be on local television tomorrow.

Colts owner Jim Irsay just tweeted out what could be construed as news of a sellout.

Of course, “jibber jabber” is kind of a second language for Irsay when he gets on the amazing tweeter machine, so it’s entirely possible he’s talking about something else, or quoting some lost Dylan lyrics or something.

The Colts, like the Bengals and Packers got extensions to try to sell enough tickets to lift local television blackouts. They were within 3,000 tickets yesterday afternoon, with a local television station discussing buying some portion of the rest.

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33 Responses to “Irsay’s tweeting about blackout “jibber jabber””
  1. savocabol1 says: Jan 3, 2014 9:26 AM

    The fact that it even comes to this is pathetic. It is a playoff game in a dome. How the hell can you not sell enough tickets to it?

  2. bucrightoff says: Jan 3, 2014 9:28 AM

    Irsay sees at least two blackouts a week, no need to make it a third Colts fans.

  3. packfntk says: Jan 3, 2014 9:29 AM

    This guy is truly crazy.

  4. PeterKingLovesCoqAVin says: Jan 3, 2014 9:30 AM

    The NBC affiliate has been running commercials practically begging people to buy tickets. I’m sure they and Irsay paid for the unsold portion.

  5. billp73 says: Jan 3, 2014 9:32 AM

    This site’s obsession with Jim Irsay’s Twitter account has crossed over into the realm of straight creepy.

  6. overratedsteelerhater says: Jan 3, 2014 9:35 AM

    gotta be kidding can’t sell out playoff game.what kind of fans do they have!!!!!what joke,same goes for any other team that can’t sell out.

  7. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 3, 2014 9:37 AM

    If he didn’t inherit his fortune he would be nothing but a drunk.

  8. thedigitalruler says: Jan 3, 2014 9:39 AM

    “jibber jabber” is a B.A. Baracus quote fool.

  9. indymarc says: Jan 3, 2014 9:42 AM

    I hope the Colts will be on TV, because this writer can’t afford the $350 asking price for two tickets.

  10. Chuck Norris says: Jan 3, 2014 9:42 AM

    I pity the fool who says jibber jabber without the permission of Mr T!

  11. maskill6 says: Jan 3, 2014 9:46 AM

    Irsay, you’re drunk. Go home.

  12. jnbnet says: Jan 3, 2014 9:47 AM

    I dear say, I hear say, that Irsay, did jibber jabber about something.

  13. arodgersgloryhole says: Jan 3, 2014 9:47 AM

    Jim, it’s to early to be drinking.

  14. meatcarroll says: Jan 3, 2014 9:51 AM

    Irsay is such an unprofessional clown. Fran Tarkenton was right when he called him an idiot. I call Peyton Manning arguably the most notorious playoff choker in football history as much as the next guy, but imagine calling out him for dragging those gumps to “only” one Superb Owl victory when you’ve got Hall of Fame QBs like Marino, Kelly, Tarkenton, Moon, etc, who couldn’t win a single one.

  15. broncofaninfla45 says: Jan 3, 2014 9:56 AM

    Pretty pathetic that a team can’t sell out for a playoff game.

  16. bestbitter says: Jan 3, 2014 10:00 AM

    Irsay reminds me of my idiot, drunk Uncle.

  17. dcsween says: Jan 3, 2014 10:03 AM

    Its a term popularized by Mr. T of the A Team.

  18. harrisonhits2 says: Jan 3, 2014 10:06 AM

    Irsway tweets away like a teenage girl texting her girlfriends.

    Somebody take his twitter account away from him, please.

  19. cajunaise says: Jan 3, 2014 10:09 AM

    I pity the fool who doesn’t know who Irsay is referencing.

  20. fitzmagic1212 says: Jan 3, 2014 10:11 AM

    i think ill cheer for the chiefs because of that bafoon irsay

  21. gohomeweeden says: Jan 3, 2014 10:12 AM

    Bengals and packers fans at least have somewhat of an excuse because the stadiums there are outside and it will be freezing. With colts fans though they are in a dome and there should be no reason they blackout.

  22. crush22 says: Jan 3, 2014 10:19 AM

    Best owner in the NFL. Period.

  23. yooperman says: Jan 3, 2014 10:21 AM

    “Black outs? No big deal…I have them all the time.” @Jim Irsay

  24. nfloracle says: Jan 3, 2014 10:23 AM

    Irsay’s having another blackout, I think.

  25. natelan69 says: Jan 3, 2014 10:24 AM

    The name of the chain store, by the way is Meijer. I wanted to make sure they got the credit for their generous deed for military families. I’ve never heard of them before, I don’t think they exist anywhere near here in San Diego.

  26. xli2006 says: Jan 3, 2014 10:25 AM

    They’ve sold out over 105 consecutive games and every game for basically the past 15 years.

    These tix just went on sale a few days ago and just sold out. Many seats are held by either 3rd parties (Resellers or Tick Brokers) or Companies so they get released to the public.

    When Green Bay has issues selling out you realize there is more to the story.

    It sold out, like Colts games do. What’s the issue?

  27. profootballfansassociation says: Jan 3, 2014 10:25 AM

    Why are there blackouts to begin with?

  28. baddegg says: Jan 3, 2014 10:30 AM

    Have another shot, Jim.

  29. jimmyt says: Jan 3, 2014 10:31 AM

    He blacked out again?

  30. nedisakoff says: Jan 3, 2014 10:36 AM

    Oh My God, you’re gonna Jibber Jabber about Jibber Jabber?

  31. thebudgetrunner says: Jan 3, 2014 11:54 AM

    You can call it jibber jabber, but just don’t call it flim flam!

  32. Punk says: Jan 3, 2014 12:28 PM

    I am a Colts fan and I love Jim Irsay tweets.

  33. blackdonnelly says: Jan 3, 2014 4:34 PM

    nedisakoff: You beat me to that “Big Bang” reference…..

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