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Grigson gives Colts winning hand in 1st year as GM

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INDIANAPOLIS -

Ryan Grigson came to Indianapolis with a plan to rebuild the Colts.

A little more than eight months after cutting Peyton Manning, Indy (6-3) is in an improbable battle to make the playoffs. One of the reasons has been Grigson's penchant for finding talent.

The first-year general manager has made all the right moves: drafting Andrew Luck, surrounding him with young teammates and cagey veterans, making shrewd trades and finding valuable free agents for reasonable prices.

Outside the building, nobody thought it would be possible to recover from a 2-14 season this quickly and certainly not with Manning in Denver.

But inside these walls, Grigson and the Colts always believed they could get the job done.

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