ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who broke the news last Saturday night, revealed that while the news came as a surprise, it was actually official and known throughout the Colts organization for about a week.

“What’s shocking to me is that the information didn’t come out sooner,” Schefter lamented on The Dan Le Batard Show. “Honestly, I feel bad that it took as long as it did to get the information out. And there were people in the Colts’ organization that knew during the week. There were players that were told Thursday. There were players that were told Friday. There were players who knew. The owner knew. The GM knew. The head coach knew. Teammates knew.” 

Schefter goes on to add that the team continued to delay the announcement which led to an eventual leak.

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But, Schefter isn’t the only person perturbed by the circumstances with the squad’s general manager, Chris Ballard, telling reporter Zak Keefer that it’s been “hard to track down” the mole.

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