New Colts general manager Ryan Grigson — brother of Cardinals’ scout Dru Grigson — was of course peppered with questions about the future of quarterback Peyton Manning. Not a surprise. Nor were his responses, which was basically non-responses.
“Right now there’s not much I can tell you different than before,” Grigson said of the Manning situation. We know, of course, a decision must be made by March 8 whether Manning will get a $28 million roster bonus.
Grigson said he has not seen Manning throw and when asked a couple of times directly if he would be seeing Manning throw, Grigson deflected the question. There certainly wasn’t going to be a time frame on when a decision would be made.
“This is not going to be a rash thing,” Grigson said. “Everyone wants to have it nailed down, but there are a lot of variables involved. We want to do it the right way.”
Grigson would say quarterback Andrew Luck is a very good player, but wouldn’t commit to Luck as the No. 1 overall pick, or even that a quarterback would be the No. 1 pick.
Manning’s situation is certainly going to be the one everyone is watching over the next couple of weeks, though. Said Cardinals general manager Rod Graves, “I’m just like every other fan, curious to what will happen.”
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