The bottom line of the Peyton Manning speculation is that until he proves he can throw a football at the level required for an NFL quarterback, all of the talk is simply idle talk.
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Could the Colts could usher in a new era with a complete overhaul of the roster, including Peyton Manning? Not everyone has punched Manning’s ticket out of Indy.
The Patriots have lost three straight playoff games since their run to Super Bowl XLII. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi breaks down what the Pats have to do to stop the skid Saturday night against Tim Tebow and the Broncos.
Colts owner Jim Irsay sent shock waves throughout the NFL last week when he fired vice chairman Bill Polian and general manager Chris Polian. It was a move that NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora hears was about Irsay taking control of his franchise.
The Bucs didn’t receive the desired results with inexperienced Raheem Morris. Jason La Canfora sees the team going in an opposite direction with their next coach.
An inability to develop young talent cost Bill and Chris Polian their jobs with the Colts, according to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi.
Norv Turner has some internal support in San Diego, leading to speculation that he might return for another season with the Chargers.
Coach Jim Caldwell‘s future with the Colts remains unknown, and the team remains hamstrung until they know the status of franchise QB Peyton Manning.
Steve Spagnuolo might have lost his job with the Rams on Monday, but he won’t be out of work long. Spagnuolo is believed to be at the top of the list for many teams looking for a defensive coordinator.
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora reports that the Rams’ internal list of GM candidates includes several younger up-and-comer type. This could be an indication St. Louis will look to hire an established veteran coach with a pedigree to serve as the biggest voice in the room.
Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 regular season fallout, Elliot Wolf, Eric DeCosta, Hue Jackson, Jason La Canfora, Les Snead, Mark Davis, Michael Lombardi, Oakland Raiders, Reggie McKenzie
The Raiders missed out on the playoffs following a disappointing loss to the Chargers in Sunday’s season finale, so their attention now turns to getting their house in order following the October death of longtime owner Al Davis.
Raheem Morris remains alive in Tampa Bay … for now. Whether he remains with the Buccaneers remains very much up in the air.
Fox Sports insider and NFL Network contributor Jay Glazer reported earlier Monday that the Rams fired coach Steve Spagnuolo. NFL.com analyst Michael Lombardi reported that general manager Billy Devaney also is out in St. Louis.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Michael Lombardi, Christian Ponder, Front Office View, Indianapolis Colts, Michael Lombardi, Minnesota Vikings, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams
As strange as it seemed about a month ago, a team other than the Colts has a very real chance of ending up with the No. 1 pick in 2012’s draft. Just what do the Rams or Vikings do in regard to their quarterback situations if they stumble into the top pick? Michael Lombardi has an answer.
The Peyton Manning-less Colts’ 0-12 record and their anticipated use of a first-round draft pick on a quarterback has brought us to this: How difficult would it be for the team to trade the four-time NFL MVP?