Found March 06, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Cincinnati Bengals were a surprise team this year finishing 3rd in the AFC North and going into the playoffs. With the off-season coming along, here's what I would do to get the team back into the Super Bowl. 1. Sign Peyton Manning Not that I doubt Andy Dalton's abilities to be a starting quarterback but if you have a chance to bring in one of the best in history I would sign him. Even if he is hurt and throws with a "noodle arm" he is still a top 20 QB. Let's say he can't get on the field and has to skip another season - heaven forbid - then he can help Dalton especially in the film room. This man approaches film that he knows what's going to happen before the defense does it. 2. Draft Trent Richardson Bye Cedric! I think that Richardson will fall in the draft because a lot of running backs are not being chosen in the first round anymore. He can add power to a running game. Could you imagine A.J. Green on the outside and then running it up the ...

Peyton Manning to the Jets: Yes or No?

Peyton Manning to the Jets? Yes or no! Peyton Manning to the New York Jets, it’s the topic that’s been talked about all day now that Peyton has officially been released by the Colts. Fans appear to be split on whether they want Peyton Manning on the Jets, so it’s only natural to write about it today. In my honest opinion, there is no way I want the Jets to sign Peyton...

Peyton Manning to sign with the church?

Peyton Manning the most sought after free agent since the Minister of Defense looks to have a lot of options.   The top recruiters appear to be the Washington Redskins, the Arizona Cardinals, the Miami Dolphins, and the Vatican. In an a turn of events the Roman Catholic Church is looking to sign Peyton Manning.   The current pope,  Pope Benedict, seemed to indicate just that...

The Mythology of Manning

Ever since the Silver Age of Comics, writers have wrung endless mileage out of the 'hero's choice'. You know the one I'm talking about. The hero has to choose between saving the girl or saving the world. Superman faced it in the original Superman, Batman faced it in Batman Forever and again in The Dark Knight. No matter how the hero answers, the character's humanity...

The Peyton Manning Sweepstakes: Top Teams in Contention for the Hall of Famer

Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts ended their successful partnership with a tearful goodbye Wednesday, when team owner Jim Irsay released the star quarterback rather than pay a whopping $28 million bonus while there are lingering questions about his health. “We all know that nothing lasts forever,” Manning said. “Times change, circumstances change, and that’s...

Manning No Longer A Colt

ESPN analyst Chris Mortensen has confirmed that Peyton Manning will no longer be an Indianapolis Colt. The announcement is expected to come tomorrow at a press conference in Indy.  The Colts had the option to pick up the last four years on Manning's contract and would've had to pay him a $28 million dollar bonus.  Manning plans on continuing to play so the question...

Manning lands in Miami, destination unknown

MIAMI (AP) -- Touchdown, Peyton Manning. The former Indianapolis Colts quarterback landed late Wednesday afternoon in South Florida, drawing the attention of local TV news helicopters and NFL fans everywhere. His private plane arrived at a small airport 30 minutes from the Miami Dolphins' complex, but he then rode off in a different direction with the news media in pursuit...

Midnight Manning Madness

This is a sweet flip phone T... Laser-Rocket Arm Peyton Manning and the Colts are expected to divorce after 14 years of marriage tomorrow morning and Manning Watch will officially begin.  After months of speculation, teams will begin to bid for the rights for one of the best QBs in the history of the NFL. Tony Dungy said he would NOT play for another team other than the Colts...

Tomlinson: Manning would be a good fit for the Jets

After playing for the New York Jets for the past couple of seasons, running back LaDainian Tomlinson believes free agent quarterback Peyton Manning would be a good fit with the Jets. “This is a good fit for him,” Tomlinson said today on NFL Network per the Newark Star-Ledger. “The Jets already have a very good offensive line, a good receiving corps – obviously headed by Santonio...

Reggie Wayne Wants to Play with Peyton Manning for Miami Dolphins

Reggie Wayne and Peyton Manning have been together with the Indianapolis Colts for the past 11 NFL seasons. With Manning officially being released by the Colts on Wednesday, and with Wayne an unrestricted free agent, both will be seeking new homes. The question is, could they be seeking the same team to join this offseason? Everyone has heard the rumors that at least...

The Manning era is over in Indy but let’s enjoy Peyton’s presence while we still can

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field after throwing an interception in the final moments of their NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Massachusetts November 21, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL) Even though this moment has been coming for a couple of months, it still seems sudden...

Peyton Manning & Jim Irsay carpooling in Indianapolis

  Peyton Manning and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay arrived together in Indianapolis on Irsay's private plane late Tuesday night from Miami.  They are scene leaving the airport in Irsay's car together.  Tomorow they will hold a joint press conference announcing that Manning will no longer be a Colt.  Click here for video of Irsay and Manning arriving at the airport...

The legends release!

Well tomorrow it will be official. Peyton Manning will be released by the Indianapolios Colts. Still not sure I will believe it until I hear the words straight from the horses mouth. But at least the wait is over and we all know he will be available. Now the chaos begins. Where is it you want to see him go? Does anyone see red and gold in his future or should they stick with Alex Smith?

Report: Jets are definitely interested in Peyton Manning

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the New York Jets are definitely interested in Peyton Manning once he’s released on Wednesday by the Colts. Before the Jets determine exactly how interested they are in Manning, they want to see exactly how healthy he is.
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