The Peyton Manning derby has its next official cease, as the totally free-agent quarterback is flying to Arizona on Saturday to meet with Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt, team sources told Fox Sports insider and NFL Network contributor Jay Glazer.
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Manning is scheduled to land in Arizona at ten:22 p.m. ET.
The fact that Manning left Denver without agreeing to a deal doesn’t necessarily mean the Broncos are out of the Manning sweepstakes, Glazer reported, as Manning never ever intended to go to only one team.
The Broncos, according to a team source, had been in touch with Manning throughout Saturday and described their meeting with him as productive and encouraging, according to NFL Network’s Michelle Beisner. Manning, the supply stated, came away impressed with the organization and the Broncos are nevertheless hopeful that talks will continue to progress.
Manning is scheduled to return to Miami following his check out with the Cardinals, NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports. Other teams interested in his solutions, outside of the Broncos, Cardinals and Dolphins, are nevertheless relatively in the dark about the method and are not specified if he will make any visits beyond those 3 teams.
Manning spent Friday and element of Saturday in Denver meeting with the Broncos. Owner Pat Bowlen reportedly is prepared to do whatever it takes to land Manning and cash will not be an concern, a league supply told The Denver Post. Manning met with executive vice president of football operations John Elway for six hours Friday.
Cardinals wideout Larry Fitzgerald stated Friday that he was unaware of his team’s plans with regards to a possible pursuit of Manning. “If they are performing it, I haven’t heard something about it,” Fitzgerald told the team’s official web site on Saturday, during Kurt Warner’s annual flag football tournament. “I am as eager (as) everybody to see him.”
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