While the Colts sit in third place in the AFC South, it’s unlikely anybody in their fanbase had Super Bowl on their minds, however now workforce owner Jim Irsay claims titles are on the way in which.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – OCTOBER 08: Jim Irsay speaks through the ceremony for the retired jersey of Peyton Manning through the NFL sport between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts on October 8, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. (Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire through Getty Images)

“Colts Nation, don’t you worry…we’re gonna get the horseshoe at least 2 Lombardis this decade,” he tweeted. “as sure as the sun rises and the seasons change, it’s COMING! Don’t you ever doubt that, EVER! YOU WILL SEE GREATNESS BELIEVE AND YOU WILL SEE.”

Think he remembers Andrew Luck retired and Carson Wentz is QB1 in Indy? Evidently not.

Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff soccer sport at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Now this might simply be his ego speaking just like the way in which LeBron James did in a parade earlier than his Miami Heat tenure, however that labored out. So is it doable Irsay’s expectations for the longer term pan out? Sure, nonetheless in a sport like soccer, distractions appear much more potent.

Indianapolis Colts' Kenny Moore II (23) celebrates an interception with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis Colts’ Kenny Moore II (23) celebrates an interception with teammates through the second half of an NFL soccer sport in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Guaranteeing a number of titles in a sport that requires excellence from the teaching workers to the gamers makes a press release like this far much less productive than when a basketball participant says this. There aren’t 15 gamers on a roster the place a trio can dominate after which give the ball to their finest participant when the sport’s on the road. Carson Wentz has to be nice, the Colts offensive line has to get their catalyst guard Quentin Nelson again off the IR, and that protection can’t be ranked nineteenth in the league.

Rather a lot has to vary earlier than anybody can undertaking a Colts championship, not to mention plural. Gotta love the fireplace, although — it’s extra enjoyable this manner.