Found March 19, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
The Colts have purged their roster of some of the all time greats, with more farewells in the works. This is the first of a recurring series saying farewell to Colts greats. Portions of this essay originally appeared in Blue Blue: Tales of Glory of the Indianapolis Colts. Joseph Addai’s only flaw is that he has had the misfortune of following three Hall of Fame running backs in Indianapolis. The Colts' 2006 first round pick started his career with a bang. His rookie season, he became the first back to run for 1,000 yards in a season despite not starting a game. He was a huge factor in the playoffs, scoring the game winning touchdown against the Patriots and combining for 150 yards rushing and receiving in the Super Bowl. He followed up his stellar rookie year with strong season in 2007. He again rushed for over 1,000 yards, scored 15 touchdowns, and was selected to the Pro Bowlfor the first time. Unfortunately for Addai, the Colts began to suffer injuries and retirement...

Manning starts, finishes search for new club in Denver

From the moment it was announced that Peyton Manning would be set free from his contract in Indianapolis, the rumors of where he might end up playing next fall began to swirl at gale force speed, gathering strength as he took his first visit to Denver, and never really let up throughout the remainder of the process. They came to a halt for good earlier this morning, as sources around...

Colts sign OL McGlynn

The Indianapolis Colts have signed offensive lineman Mike McGlynn. The 6-foot-4, 320-pound interior lineman played for the Cincinnati Bengals last season. He started four games and played in seven, helping Cedric Benson post his third consecutive 1,000-yard rushing season. Cincinnati's offensive line tied for fourth in the league in fewest sacks allowed (25), helping Andy Dalton...

Sources: Manning to sign with Broncos

DENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning wants Denver to be the next stop in his outstanding career. A person briefed on negotiations said Monday that the NFL's only four-time MVP called Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams and told him that he had chosen to negotiate with the Broncos. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak on the matter. Adams released...

Peyton Manning Heading to the Mile-High City

After being let go by the Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Peyton Manning was the most wanted man in the NFL.  He was being courted by numerous teams that even considered blowing off their current starting quarterback just so Manning could take over.  The San Francisco 49ers seemed like a viable candidate, but instead, Peyton Manning chose to take his talents to the Mile High City...

Report: Peyton Manning Signs Five-Year, $96 Million Deal With Broncos

DENVER (AP) The big deal is done. Peyton Manning is a Denver Bronco. A person familiar with negotiations says that Manning and the Broncos completed his five-year contract worth about $96 million on Tuesday morning. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Manning is to be introduced at a news conference at Broncos headquarters later. The agreement ends a wild chase for...

Manning makes a decision

Since his release from the Indianapolis Colts, television crews and reporters have followed former Tennessee Volunteer quarterback Peyton Manning everywhere to get a sense of where the free agent may sign. The waiting game and question marks came to a halt on Monday.

Peyton Manning’s old Colts teammates might head to Denver

According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have scheduled visits with former Colts center Jeff Saturday, as well as former Colts/Broncos wide receiver Brandon Stokley. LaCanfora also mentioned that tight ends Dallas Clark and/or Jacob Tamme could end up in Denver as well. The Broncos are being smart by trying to bring in as many guys as possible that Manning...

Saturday, Stokley expected to visit Broncos

(AP Photo/Ed Reinke) A week ago today, we speculated that the Broncos may bring back veteran receiver Brandon Stokley if the team landed Peyton Manning.  The next day, Stokley told 104.3 The Fan that he would sign with Denver if Manning asked him to. Manning must have just asked him to because NFL Network‘s Jason La Canfora is reporting that Stokley is “likely to be signed...

GM-For-A-Day: Sizing Up The Colts

It’s that time where we all turn to GM’s for a day and look at the needs of our favorite NFL teams.  In this article we will look at the Indianapolis Colts and the rebuilding that will be taking place.   Season Summary: The Indianapolis Colts went from a 10-6 season in 2010 to a struggling 2-14 team in 2011 that had a hard time just putting a solid team on the field.  With...

Sources: Peyton Manning Picks Denver Broncos

Reports suggest that former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning picked the Denver Broncos over San Francisco and Tennessee. This move all by solidifies the fact that Denver will try and move quarterback Tim Tebow as soon as the Manning deal becomes official. More details as they become known.
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