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A report from Sam Farmer of the LA Times says that Andy Reid almost walked away from the Eagles.
Two NFL insiders, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic, said that Philadelphia Coach Andy Reid was ready to walk away from the Eagles if he didn't get more personnel control, and now he has it.
Wait, that's not all. He also wanted Peyton Manning, but Peyton said no.
Reid wanted to jump in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, despite the signing of Michael Vick to a six-year, $100-million contract last season. Talks never got too serious, the insiders say, because Manning didn't like the idea of playing against his brother Eli, quarterback of the New York Giants, at least twice a season.
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Peyton Manning has departed the Circle City for Mile High environs. Apparently Manning-related merchandise is also scarce around town:
"We've sold more in the last two days than in the last three months. He's just been wildly popular," Tom Gebauer, manager of the Collectors Den store in Circle Centre mall, said Tuesday.
Gebauer said the three Collectors Den stores...
Tebow-Mania has come to an end now that future 1st ballot Hall of Famer Peyton Manning has agreed to join John Elway’s Denver Broncos.
From a football standpoint this was a questionable move for Manning who spurned two teams that are much better in San Francisco and Tennessee.
With that said Manning is heading to a winnable division and is joining a team that will allow him to...
In what has to be the second strangest move this free agency period involving the Denver Broncos and a quarterback, it was announced this evening that Denver has agreed to terms with QB Caleb Hanie to become the backup for veteran Peyton Manning in 2012. This move is just about as bizarre as Tim Tebow heading to the New York Jets.
Caleb Hanie took over for the Chicago...
NFL Newsmakers Equals Increased Ratings for ESPN- The NFL news of the week…the signing of Peyton Manning, the trade of Tim Tebow, and the penalties handed down to the Saints, lifted the ratings of ESPN’s NFL programs. Monday through Wednesday’s NFL Live program averaged 666,000 households and 721,000 viewers, based on a 0.7 rating, increases
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On Tuesday, the Denver Broncos officially agreed to terms with the star of the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy, Peyton Manning.
The next day Tim Tebow was traded to the Big Apple. Finally, on Thursday evening, it was reported by ESPN’s Adam Shefter that Manning’s nemesis in cornerback Tracy Porter had agreed to terms to join the Mile High...
The two big QB’s in the 2012 NFL Draft put on quite a show over the last two days for NFL scouts. Robert Griffin III had his pro day yesterday and showed off his arm and mobility in front of a packed house at Baylor. Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan were on site for the workout and they liked what they saw. The Redskins made the...
Jim Mancari and Tom UddoBGB StaffWith all that's going on in the NFL, Jim and Tom are back for their weekly podcast addressing the latest issues around the league.Peyton Manning is a Denver Bronco, Mario Manningham is a San Francisco 49er and the Giants brought in tight end Martellus Bennett.We hope you enjoy the podcast!NOTE: THIS PODCAST WAS RECORDED BEFORE THE 49ERS RE-SIGNED...
After working out at the University of South Florida with former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden for his ESPN show, Gruden’s quarterback Camp, quarterback Robert Griffin III indicated that he’s not ready to say that Andrew Luck will be the first overall pick in April’s draft.
“If you say you don’t want to be picked No. 1, that means you’re not a competitor...