Originally written on Giants Football Today  |  Last updated 10/21/14

INDIANAPOLIS - DECEMBER 27: Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts looks to throw the ball during the NFL game against the New York Jets at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 27, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com,free agent wide receiver Mario Manningham has signed a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers. There was simply no way the Giants were going to retain Manningham. He was looking for a lot more money then they could offer. Even though I believe he didn’t get the kind of pay day he was looking for. Right now we don’t have the specific numbers of the contract yet. As inconsistent as Manningham has been in his career, he’s a play maker that can make the crucial catch when the game is on the line. In the end, Manningham could end up playing with Peyton Manning after starting out his career with his brother Eli, in New York.
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