The decision on the fate of Denver’s RFAs and ERFAs will be known no later than the start of free agency on Wednesday. I’ll use this thread to track the progress of those decisions.
|Brandon Marshall||RFA||Yes (2nd round)||$2,553,000|
|CJ Anderson||RFA||Yes (ROFR)||$1,671,000|
I’ll try to collect tweets from players and celebrities throughout the morning and put them here.
Continue reading Well Wishes To Peyton Thread
Admit it: You all knew it was coming.
The signs all pointed to Peyton Manning calling it a career. Sure, you might have heard the rumblings that he wanted to keep playing, but that’s typical of people who are about to leave a job they truly love, regardless of the reasons they may be about to leave.
But after four straight AFC West titles, two AFC titles and one Super Bowl win, along with a record-setting 2013 season and the passing records all claimed, there was nothing more for Peyton Manning to prove.
Not as a member of the Broncos. Not as a member of any other team.
Continue reading Thanks For The Memories, Peyton
This time, the news spreads out further than Woody Paige. And take a look at who first broke the story:
Filed to ESPN: Five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning will announce his retirement Monday in Denver per source familiar with the QB's decision
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 6, 2016
Mortensen, as you’re likely aware, is battling throat cancer, and had not been heard from since he began that battle on January 16. If Manning chose Mortensen to be the one to break the news, that may have been the most classy and awesome way to do it.