Reggie Wayne rides in style. Especially when it's time to report to camp.
Whether it's his riding-around car we don't know, but Wayne made a terrific entrance to Indianapolis Colts training camp: via an Indy racing car.
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Colts fans were probably hoping for Wayne, who suffered a season-ending ACL injury a year ago, to arrive in some kind of protective bubble. But this will do. The 35-year-old wide receiver is back and ready for action.
Reggie Wayne says he has been cleared. Just like Vick Ballard said earlier today.— Kevin Bowen (@KBowenColts) July 23, 2014
And check out the custom "87" racing helmet. Nice touch.
Wayne has made a fantastic history of training camp entrances in the past, arriving in such vehicles as a dump truck, a helicopter and a military Humvee. But we're favorable to the open-wheel car because of its geographic connection. The next Indy 500 isn't for another 10 months, but any publicity is good publicity.
Clearly, the most important element of the story is that Wayne is ready to return to the field less than nine months after ACL surgery. That's a huge deal for Andrew Luck and the Colts, who are harboring fairly legitimate Super Bowl aspitations.
But, dude, the car. It's pretty great, too.
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