Rumors have had it that Mario Manningham is about 75-100 percent chance of leaving the New York Giants, due to the money issues. However, the wide receiver told WFAN Radio that he's "50-50" on returning to the Super Bowl champions.
"It is 50-50 percent chance," said Manningham, an unrestricted free agent. "We are not sure what is going on right now. We are going to take it slow and see what is going on and let the smoke clear a little bit, you know the combine and free agency and everything coming up. Just never know where I am going to end up at."
Last week, Manningham was rumored saying that there was a 75-percent chance that he would go to a different team, like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
"I didn't say that though," Manningham said. "I didn't say that. You know how rumors get spread."
Many thought Manningham would fit well in the Bucs' system and that he would like to go there since New York's former wide receivers coach, Mike Sullivan, was the new offensive coordinator there now.
"That is just (rumor)," he told the radio station. "I haven't said anything like that or I haven't heard anything like that until the other day. I think everybody is saying that because our quarterback coach is going to be the offensive coordinator. People don't really know what is going on, they don't know where I really want to go."
So now Manningham has cleared the air. Personally, I have a feeling that he will be going to a different team.
What do you guys think? Will Manningham be wearing a different NFL uniform next season...maybe the Bucs? Written by Josh Dhani, Founder (Archive/RSS)
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