Irsay/Manning: we mean it this time!

As if this week needed any more drama Jim Irsay and Peyton Manning again reiterated the close nature of their relationship and assured the kids they’d still love them:

“Peyton Manning, Jim Irsay and the entire Colts family remain close and unified as we continue to work through all the options that relate to his future with the Colts,” Irsay said in a statement that included a color photo from his private party Thursday night.