Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 2/3/12
Peyton Manning has been medically cleared to play and teams are now scrambling to figure out how to acquire the future Hall of Fame quarterback. Here’s a look at five teams that won’t have anything to do with Peyton in 2012. 1. Dallas Cowboys Peyton Manning is an upgrade over Tony Romo, make no doubt about it. Who wouldn’t want a future Hall of Fame quarterback throwing to Dez Bryant and Miles Austin? That’s where the dream stops. It will never happen because of the salary cap. To trade Tony Romo or even cut him would carry huge salary-cap implications and would stop the Cowboys from making any other moves. Let’s also not forget the offensive line allowed 36 sacks last season. Something Peyton Manning might not be able to handle. 2. Jacksonville Jaguars Despite what many fans think Jacksonville isn’t the answer for Peyton Manning. Yes, a 6th ranked defense and Maurice Jones-Drew are enticing, but pieces are still missing to make them a Super Bowl contender right away. Sure Peyton has the ability to make average receivers look like superstars, but this is Jacksonville. Jacksonville should be at least interested in him and not Tim Tebow. 3. Arizona [...]
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