Irsay's passions: Rock 'n' roll, Kerouac and the NFL

He owns the original scroll of "On the Road" and he rubs elbows with rock stars. Oh, and Jimmy Irsay might be about to win the Super Bowl, too. Wright Thompson reports.

Updated: February 2, 2007, 1:34 PM ET
By Wright Thompson | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- This is the office of a man who's searching.

This is the calendar of a man trying to find peace. It's laid open, completely empty of appointments, even though his real schedule takes at least two people to keep it untangled.

This is the bookshelf of a man who wants to know every part of himself. The titles strike discordant notes: a biography of Marshall McLuhan, the man who first imagined the world as a global village; a coffee-table book on the Peyton Manning ...

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