Courtesy of NFL Network Michael Irvin

What’s that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you’re in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next three and a half months providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football’s return.

Some might say that the reward for Colts fans suffering the indignity of the 2011 season was Andrew Luck. That’s one theory. I tend to think that all of us were provided the real prize — this video, which fellow Grantland editor Rafe Bartholomew sent along and correctly deemed the funniest thing in the world. Without the Curtis Painter era, humanity never would’ve learned about Michael Irvin’s passion for continuing culinary traditions. And that’s a damn shame.

Filed Under: Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts, NFL, Peyton Manning

Robert Mays is a staff writer at Grantland.

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