Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 3/6/12
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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 is now what team will he land with?  A few teams that have been talked about include the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, and the Miami Dolphins.  My gut feeling is that he will end up in the capital which would be bad news.  The Skins are known for buying up old players and not getting much of anything out of them.  Hopefully Manning can break the curse in Washington if that happens.


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