I don't see someone new being in place real quickly. The job is to choose the absolutely right person, no matter how long that takes. And a lot of owners definitely have a lot of ideas on the profile of that person, or who it should be. If I was Paul, I wouldn't be planning much travel for the next few months. I don't think he's going anywhere yet.
We're working hard in Indianapolis to have a facility similar to this, a sort of sister stadium, but there's a lot of distance to be covered still. These things are very complex, and they take a lot of twists and turns. The exciting thing is that if we get it done as planned, and we move in for the 2008 season, we'll have Peyton Manning there for the opening.
In a way, it's a great thing that I have the opportunity to stand at the crossroads of Los Angeles and Indianapolis, and stay right here, ... People say that reality is in the footsteps, and not the words. That, as much as anybody, gives you a chance to show your sincerity and commitment, and what you're all about as far as leaving a legacy.
Certainly the Peyton Manning deal was not an intelligent business decision if you look at it in the short term, because what you're doing is writing a check out of your own personal wealth and hoping things will change in the near future. But this problem has existed since the late '90s and going into the 21st century.
The Colts said Jackson died of a heart attack Aug. 23. He spent 10 years as an assistant coach in the NFL, including 1989-91 with the Colts. Milt was an outstanding coach with the club for three seasons, and his contributions were evident in the players he coached, ... Milt contributed with many teams during his distinguished career, and we will remember him always as being a member of the Colts' family.