Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 5/17/13
If the first thing you thought when you heard Peyton Manning was restructuring his contract was that the QB must have hurt his neck again or something you are not alone. It was certainly the first thing that came to my mind since the offense is already loaded and the team doesn't need to free up any cap space. While, like me, you would not be right, you would not be entirely wrong either. Eli is only about this tall! The team and Peyton are making an adjustment to his contract because of his neck, but not because anything new has happened. An insurance clause has been added that protects the team from having to dish out $20 million to Peyton should he get injured next season and not be able to play in 2014. The way that Peyton's deal is structured, since he was on the roster when the 2013 season officially began in March his $20 million salary for the '14 season became guaranteed. You have to wonder why this sort of thing was not in his contract to begin with. P...
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