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Mr. Scot

Manning choosing between...

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ESPN is obviously creating a story line here. He's met with 2 cities so far. I'm sure he's going another city next. Isn't even finished with the Cards yet. smh

Only listening after he's finished visiting teams.

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Maybe, but it's been said before that he plans to make this process quick. I have no trouble believing that. I could see him wanting to get this process out of the way so he could focus.

Miami makes way more sense to me than Denver (so does Arizona honestly).

And yeah, it wouldn't be the first time Schefter and Mort had speculation turn out to be wrong :lol:

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Since he knows Miami he might visit them last. He's probably/is going to meet with the Chiefs, Dolphins and Seahawks next week. So probably by Friday we'll know where he's going.

Doubt its Denver though.

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The two cities he's met.. I'm sure Miami is still their as well. ESPN is a joke lol.

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Since he knows Miami he might visit them last. He's probably/is going to meet with the Chiefs, Dolphins and Seahawks next week. So probably by Friday we'll know where he's going.

Doubt its Denver though.

Denver doesn't make a lot of sense to me either. But then, who knows what Manning is really thinking?

Guess we'll find out if the "sources" are reliable or not (something which is pretty common these days).

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Seattle reportedly has been calling him to set up and interview, but they're not being able to.

It's seeming like he may sign with Denver, but who knows? I do think that he will sign before free agency begins Tuesday, though.

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Miami is next.

inda Cohn ‏ @lindacohn

Peyton in Az today. Then Miami for talk with Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. I said on espnradio this wk, Ross just waiting to outbid others.

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I don't think it's about money at this point. I think it's about the best path to the playoffs.

The best path to playoffs would either be Arizona or Denver, because both the AFC and NFC West are not very good divisions, and Denver went to the playoffs last year with a below average QB.

Miami's division includes two games against the Patriots and Tom Brady and two games against the Jets. While the division isn't fantastic, it would be more of headache than both of the West divisions.

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I don't think it's about money at this point. I think it's about the best path to the playoffs.

The best path to playoffs would either be Arizona or Denver, because both the AFC and NFC West are not very good divisions, and Denver went to the playoffs last year with a below average QB.

Miami's division includes two games against the Patriots and Tom Brady and two games against the Jets. While the division isn't fantastic, it would be more of headache than both of the West divisions.

Valid point.

And Schefter's initial speculation about wanting a warm weather climate does make sense (especially for a dome guy) but if he really is leaning toward Denver, weather can't be a consideration.

And yeah, pretty sure Manning doesn't have to worry where his next meal is coming from. That said, big egos tend to want big paydays.

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Denver need a lot more pieces though than say a Miami or Arizona, heck even a Seattle. Plus you factor in the cold weather, if I'm Manning I won't be going there. But since I'm not who knows.

I just think to label the only 2 places he's been to as favorites is premature.

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