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The Bad Guy 03-20-2012 09:29 AM

Why Manning ruled out KC...
 
Apparently, teams were pre-qualified by Manning prior to any visits. When Condon was contacted by the 12 teams, he told them that the contract Manning was starting at was 5 for 90 and going from there.

Teams either had to say in or out at that point.

From there, Manning narrowed his selections.

I was told this from someone yesterday, and then today on Twitter, a great guy to follow, Andrew Brandt commented on it as well. I was leery about what I was told, but this guy confirmed it.

The Chiefs never got past the pre-qualified stage.

Seattle did, but when Manning narrowed his choices, the roster had no appeal.

Just thought I'd post this since we had a lot of discussions about why the Chiefs never got a face to face.

Dayze 03-20-2012 09:30 AM

interesting.

L.A. Chieffan 03-20-2012 09:30 AM

MATT CASSEL SCARED HIS ASS

Sofa King 03-20-2012 09:31 AM

Cool.


Well hopefully it turns out that we made the right decision. Guess that's all i can hope for.

The Bad Guy 03-20-2012 09:33 AM

So all of Manning's talk like it's for the love of playing QB, the guy didn't necessarily care about best fit, he cared about who was paying the most initially.

I think having Helton and friends around in Denver helped seal the deal.

-King- 03-20-2012 09:33 AM

Quote:

Seattle did, but when Manning narrowed his choices, the roster had no appeal.
And denvers did?

Personally, I think Manning is not as smart as we have been led to believe.

The Bad Guy 03-20-2012 09:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by -King- (Post 8475146)
And denvers did?

Personally, I think Manning is not as smart as we have been led to believe.

This is just my thinking, but if he was interested in Arizona, he wasn't going to be inteersted in another division rival.

Frazod 03-20-2012 09:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sofa King (Post 8475135)
Cool.


Well hopefully it turns out that we made the right decision. Guess that's all i can hope for.

Pretty much. That's a lot of money/time for a 36 year old QB with a surgically repaired neck. Let's hope it blows up in their faces.

The Bad Guy 03-20-2012 09:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by -King- (Post 8475146)
And denvers did?

Personally, I think Manning is not as smart as we have been led to believe.

I think Manning is a guy who has to also be around people he likes and knows, which is why Denver was the first visit.

DJ's left nut 03-20-2012 09:34 AM

Manning, shockingly enough, chased the money.

For all the talk about how money didn't matter and championships did, in the end it was about the money.

I should've known - it's always about the money.

Count Zarth 03-20-2012 09:34 AM

Manning's incredibly smart.

He's using the Donks for a fat payday.

Mile High Mania 03-20-2012 09:34 AM

If he is healthy, then why not require top dollar? I don't think it says he isn't focused on winning.

Mile High Mania 03-20-2012 09:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Satanic Goat (Post 8475156)
Manning's incredibly smart.

He's using the Donks for a fat payday.

Silly

Fat Elvis 03-20-2012 09:35 AM

5 for 90 and no assurance that Brokeneck can still throw the way he used to? IF he can, 18M/year seems reasonable, if not, that is money pissed in the wind.

siberian khatru 03-20-2012 09:36 AM

How does the pre-qualifying time frame jibe with Clark's public statement about pursuing him?


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