Tony Dungy has now sat in his analyst's chair at NBC longer (almost ten years) than he was standing on the sidelines for the Colts (seven years), but his name still resonates in Indianapolis.
The man that helped bring the city its only Super Bowl championship joined the show earlier today to look forward to the Colts' matchup in Kansas City - which, by the way, airs on NBC on Saturday - and discuss a myriad of other topics.
Many of Dungy's teams (the 2005 squad being the best example) flopped after having a first round bye, but Tony claimed he'd still rather be in Kansas City's position - although he admitted that the Colts are not the team the Chiefs wanted to see:
The Colts' 2003 Divisional win at Arrowhead Stadium was Dungy and Peyton Manning's first "breakthrough" win together in Year #2, and Dungy credited it with their ability to win on the road a few years later in Baltimore during their Super Bowl XLI run:
Frank Reich's first NFL coaching job came in Dungy's final season in the league (2008). Dungy claimed that he could see early on that Reich was special and would have a shot to be a future head coach:
You can hear the full interview here: