Thanks for the Mile High Magic, Tim
Manning was being hotly pursued by both the Tennessee Titans and the San Francisco 49ers, but called Broncos Executive Vice President (and a pretty darn good quarterback) John Elway early on Monday morning to tell him he was “looking forward” to playing in the Mile High City.
Manning’s contract was relatively easy to work out. The Broncos initially offered a Manning a five-year, $95-million deal, but the team wanted it structured it in a way that will protect the team should Manning’s neck, which kept him sidelined for the entirety of 2011, becomes a recurring problem. In the end, the deal gives Manning $96 million over the five years.
While the Manning era is just beginning in Denver, Tebow’s future seems to be all but over.
Mike Florio of profootballtalk.com reports that four teams are interested in