The always-morphing Peyton Manning story continued Friday as bits and pieces leaked out and everyone tried to analyze what it all meant when nobody with the initials P.M. was actually making comments.
As of this writing – it seems like things will be changing often, or at least be seen through a changing prism – Manning is in Denver. (You can see the photo and everything.) The Denver Post and ESPN are both reporting that, and also reporting that the Cards will get a visit from Manning while he is out West.
Some stories make it sound like the Broncos, Cards and Dolphins have the visits and are the final three. Another said Manning is just doing due diligence in order of convenience. But if Manning really wants to make a decision in the next few days (as another report said) then he can only visit so many places.
Who really knows?
A quick signing makes sense for teams to be able to move on with the rest of the business for building toward 2012. It seems odd that Manning would sign somewhere without throwing for a team, but maybe he’s already figured he’ll let a team protect itself in the contract for that possibility (and maybe he’s so sure he’ll be back he doesn’t even see that as a risk.)
But at this point, The Courtship of Peyton is a living, breathing thing.
Tags: Broncos, Dolphins, free agency, Peyton Manning
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