Inside Peyton Manning's decision

Originally Published: March 12, 2012
By DJ Gallo | Page 2

ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that, according to their sources, the Broncos and Cardinals have emerged as the favorites in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes. The Seahawks and Chiefs are out of the running, while the Dolphins and Titans are still hoping to be considered.

Manning is known as an analytical sort. He would not rush into the decision about where he will end his NFL career without carefully thinking through the positives and negatives of each prospective franchise. It just so happens that Page 2 was able to mine its dubious sources to land a copy of Manning's pros-and-cons list.

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Illustration by Kurt Snibbe.

DJ Gallo is the founder of He has written a book and written for Comedy Central, The Onion and ESPN The Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter at @DJGalloESPN.

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