Luck, Manning ready to renew ties

Updated: October 17, 2013, 11:19 PM ET
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As quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning prepare to meet as opponents for the first time Sunday, they're trying to avoid the inevitable questions and comparisons.

Not a chance.

Their fathers both played in the NFL. They both left their home states to attend college. Both were Heisman Trophy runners-up, and both were chosen No. 1 overall by the Indianapolis Colts.

They even wound up as Pro Bowl teammates in January.

Colts owner Jim Irsay has been embroiled ...

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