Found October 31, 2011 on thepigskinreport.com:
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As the Indianapolis Colts continue to showcase the fact that they are the worst team in the NFL and with the distinct possibility of being in the driver’s seat for Stanford QB Andrew Luck, veteran QB Peyton Manning‘s future remains uncertain. Last week, several analysts stated that they are hearing that Peyton Manning would never allow the Colts to draft Andrew Luck if he was indeed healthy, a ludicrous idea. Manning is due a reported $20 million dollar salary next season, and if the Colts are indeed able to draft Andrew Luck, a disproportionate amount of their team’s salary would be dedicated to two quarterbacks on the roster, with a team full of needs on both sides of the ball. So why wouldn’t the Colts be open to trade offers for Manning if he is indeed healthy at the start of next season, and which NFL teams might be interested? Manning’s salary is an overwhelming confiscatory portion of any trade considerations. Any franchise would be trading for more of the name o...
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