Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 3/16/12
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals will pay quarterback Kevin Kolb his 7 million roster bonus, effectively ending their pursuit of free agent Peyton Manning. Kolb was due the money if he remained on the roster past a 4 p.m. EDT Friday deadline. That time came and went with no change of Kolb's status with the team. Manning came to Arizona and spent nearly 6 hours at the team's facility on Sunday, but the team's chances faded as the week progressed, with Tennessee joining Denver and San Francisco in the competition.
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