Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/10/14

INDIANAPOLIS - OCTOBER 04: Joseph Addai #29 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 4, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 34-17. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Whether Peyton Manning has been honing in on acquiring some skills in reporting after being the center of attention during the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy (or even since entering the league) and is planning for life after football, has some inside information or just happens to know his ex-teammate very well, Manning told Mike Campbell of the Indianapolis Star that Joseph Addai is signing with the Patriots. Photo Credit: Matt Bowen/Colts.com The 36-year-old star signal-caller is back in Indianapolis this weekend for a charity function. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network has confirmed Manning’s report, per Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com. In the 2006 NFL Draft, Bill Belichick decided to take Laurence Maroney with the 21st overall selection and passed on Addai, who the Colts chose with the 30th overall pick. Joseph Addai is an intelligent, instinctive player who picks up blitzes very well and has also been effective in the aerial attack.  However, coming off yet another disappoi...
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