Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 6/21/12
How does that old adage go, "Money can't buy good taste?" Apparently NFL executives are inflicted with the same dilemma, as merely having the ability to make moves does not necessarily mean they will be good ones. Here are the ten most puzzling moves of the offseason. The Denver Broncos Writing a Blank Check to Peyton Manning The Indianapolis Colts released Peyton Manning because it was too risky to make him the highest paid player in the NFL after multiple neck surgeries cost him the entire 2011 season. So in comes the Denver Broncos to make Peyton Manning…the highest paid player in football after two neck surgeries cost him the entire 2011 season. Not only did they give Manning all of this money, they got rid of their current starter, Tim Tebow, meaning their future is inexorably tied to the health of a 36-year-old quarterback. The Broncos have gone ahead and guaranteed his $18 million this season, and if he passes his physical next season, two $20 million contracts will be guara...
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