On Friday night, owner Jim Irsay disclosed on Twitter (where else?) that, by the end of the day on Monday, the Colts will have interviewed seven candidates for the vacant G.M. position.
One of the candidates is long-time CFL G.M. Jim Popp.
Irsay revealed Popp after offering “$200 and a Real NFL Football” to whoever guesses the name of the “dark horse” candidate from Canada.
And, of course, Irsay thereafter sought input on Popp from his Twitter followers. “Look at this man’s accomplishments!” Irsay wrote. “Does he deserve NFL shot or not a good fit in NFL??”
Apparently, Irsay liked what he saw: “It’s friday night,last call 4 beverage,and twitter world says Popp just might have right stuff! Holy ****e!”
Popp has worked for the Montreal Alouettes for 16 seasons, currently serving as Vice President, General Manager, Director of Football Operations, and Director of Player Personnel. During his time there, the Alouettes have had