Broncos fans intrigued by prospects of landing Peyton Manning

6:17 PM, Mar 7, 2012   |    comments
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Manning spent 14 years as the quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts. In that time, he led the Colts to the playoffs 11 times and 11 times was named to the Pro Bowl. He also helped the Colts win a Super Bowl. An injury and the possibility of the Colts replacing him with projected first round draft pick Andrew Luck led to Manning's release from the team.

"Nobody loves their job more than I do. Nobody loves playing quarterback more than I do and I still want to play," Manning said Wednesday.

The question now is where Manning will land. It is believed nine NFL teams are interested in acquiring him. Those teams include the Denver Broncos, a possibility that was positively received by some fans.

"Absolutely, he is a proven winner. He is a leader. I think he could teach Tebow a couple things as well. I think Tebow would probably step aside and be happy to watch a guy like Peyton Manning come in and run our offense. The guy has all the characteristics our team probably would want to have," Curtis Frank, a sports fan, said.

While the idea of adding Manning to the Broncos' roster was generally well received by fans, some expressed concern about the ability of the team to fit Peyton Manning into the team's salary cap situation.

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