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After center Jeff Staturday agreed to a deal with the Packers, he owed it to Peyton Manning to call him and deliver the news according to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. "Peyton is a close friend and I loved playing with him," Saturday said. "I loved the time we spent together. It was the most difficult call I've ever made. I told him before anyone else that I was going to Green Bay. I told him I don't think the Broncos wanted me as much as he did. They've got things going on that they're happy with and are moving forward with and I didn't think it was an exact fit. I always felt like in Green Bay I was their very first choice. They have a great offensive line and some really good, young players. They won 15 games last year; it's not like I have to add a lot to it. But I think I can offer leadership, and being a veteran I can help the offensive line blossom into players they want to be." Source: The Redzone
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According to Lindsay H. Jones of the Denver Post, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was seen working out at a local Denver area high school with some of his new teammates.
Manning took snaps from center J.D. Walton and threw passes to wide receiver Eric Decker and tight end Julius Thomas.
“Just some drill work, talking through stuff, so he gets familiar with the verbage and...
I’ve wanted to write something on this all week but haven’t gotten around to it. Luckily for you, I’m still going to talk about it. If you’re already sick of hearing about it, then feel free to move on.
If you’re not already aware, there was a report from Sam Farmer of the LA Times this week with some interesting tidbits on Andy Reid.
Here’s what the article said:
Tight end Jacob Tamme has agreed to a three-year deal with the Denver Broncos worth $9M, according to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network.
Tamme hauled in 67 passes for 631 yards and four touchdowns with Indianapolis in 2010, and will have appeal as a No. 2 fantasy tight end while reunited with Peyton Manning in Denver.
Obviously Peyton Manning felt he had unfinished business. Among the items on his to-do list are some records currently held by Brett Favre and Dan Marino. Weller Ross takes a look at those records and finds that Manning may find himself at the top of the charts sooner rather than later:
So similarly to completions, Peyton should catch Marino this year, and despite being 109 behind...
For a team that went all in on Peyton Manning, largely at the behest of owner Bud Adams, and lost, the Tennessee Titans recovered pretty nicely.
The Titans' biggest need in free agency was not at the quarterback position, though snagging an elite player like Manning at the position was something that could not have been turned away.
Instead, the Titans filled the biggest gap...
I can't really take credit for that headline concept (darn it!). That was more or less an ESPN line. Something to the effect that "Jeff Saturday signed Friday to play Sunday." Well done, es-pen, well done indeed.Anyway, the point of all the above is that veteran, venerable, free agent center Jeff Saturday was signed by the Green Bay Packers yesterday. He will replace...
Peyton Manning a Bronco, Tim Tebow a Jet and Mario Williams a Bill? What a crazy start to free agency.
According to yesterday’s story in the Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia HC Andy Reid was ready to quit unless he got more control over personnel matters. He was also very interested in signing Peyton Manning but those talks never got real.
Today, the Eagles e-mailed a press statement to Players View with Reid’s take on the story.
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What do you get when you mix Chris Cornell with Adam Sandler and then add a whole bunch of Tebow and Manning? How’s song parody gold sound!
I know everyone is tired of all the Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow song parodies but this one is far and away better than the rest. Enjoy The Sports original song called “Tebow Might Be Jesus (But Peyton Manning is God). This throwback ballad...
Tim Tebow hasn’t been a New York Jet for longer than a week, yet the backup quarterback is already featured on a billboard over the Lincoln Tunnel in New Jersey. Jockey, who supported Tebow during the Broncos’ pursuit of Peyton Manning, also supports ‘New York’ – in green lettering – according to the billboard. “This...Read the Rest...
"Team spirit" is infectious.
We love it. That is one of the reasons we enjoy football so much. There are few things more enjoyable than watching a calm, mild-mannered individual reduced to a quivering pile of fury at what he perceives to be a blown call. Or consider the chills that run down the spine when a group of complete strangers sees that unexpected turnover and...
Not even the allure of playing with new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has swayed Brian Dawkins about whether to continue his illustrious 16-year NFL career.
"My decision will be based upon me making the right decision for me going forward - period," the nine-time Pro Bowl safety told me and co-host Jim Miller on Sirius XM NFL Radio. "That's a decision...
If you work for a company like Clear Channel that sells billboard space, you have to be pretty happy when something Tim-Tebow-related happens. Last season, there was the billboard in Denver calling for Broncos coach John Fox to bench starting quarterback Kyle Orton in favor of Tebow.
Ultimately, that happened.
Then, when the Broncos began pursing Peyton Manning, another billboard...
The Broncos reportedly were looking to move Tim Tebow before they even knew they were going to get Peyton Manning.
In an article about Jacksonville’s failed attempt to acquire Tebow from the Broncos via trade, Tania Ganguli of The Florida Times-Union says Denver began quietly shopping the religious quarterback at the scouting combine in February.
The combine ran from February...
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Not So Free Agents
The Holy Grail of Free Agents was landed by John Elway and the Broncos. What does this mean for fantasy? Lots of things. Let’s start with Manning himself. Peyton was as good as it gets from a fantasy perspective for over a decade. 4,000 yards and 28 TDs was in the bag every single year...