JREED wrote: PAWNO wrote:
SI_PeterKing: RT @MikeKlis: Broncos meeting with Peyton Manning, offering roughly $90 million over 5 years ... Re-calibrating first report.
hobbes wrote:ESPN reporting 49ers are third time in on Manning. Harbaugh and crew flew to NC to watch him throw yesterday and Manning took physical. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!
Looks like a false hope... Sounds like he is sitting down with the Donkeys & crunching numbers.
I wonder if the Peyton Manning workout was a bluff to get Alex Smith to sign at less dollars?
why would they keep in under wraps all week if that was the case? They met on Tuesday. Too many different reports out there right now and as always the "pundits" have nothing to offer but TMZ like reporting and conjecture.
Well they talked money & it appears that Payton has yet to sign with the Broncos... By my indication it could mean he is leaning to Titans or Niners.
I don't know why they would slow leak a story to hurry up the process to sign Alex Smith... I guess they are genuinely interested in Payton Manning & if he says yes then they will be quick to turn their back on Alex.
But it all depends how it plays out... If Manning is in play but is leaning to Titans/Broncos then the Niners could potentially play Alex Smith at the right time and say "Sign now" or otherwise it's Payton.
But I could see Alex Smith signing with the Broncos (if Payton ends up a Niner) because yet again Elway is prepared to throw Tebow under the bus for the 2nd straight offseason