The official word is in. CBSSports.com‘s Mike Freeman confirms that Manning’s pick is Denver and that a contract “is a formality” at this point.
The Denver Broncos previously claimed they were 95% certain they had Peyton Manning locked down. They were the #1 seed in the Manning Final Four, and they played like it, as they cut down the nets today.
Tim Tebow, your plane is boarding. Even if they don’t land Manning, what has gone the past couple weeks is the biggest vote of no confidence, the two Johns (Elway and Fox) could ever show. Sorry. You could have gigs lined up in Jacksonville, Miami or even New England.
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