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Seahawks flew to Denver in failed attempt to get Manning meetin…

Seahawks flew to Denver in failed attempt to get Manning meeting

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 19, 2012
After Peyton Manning became available, four teams met with him:  the Broncos, Cardinals, Dolphins, and Titans. Two others got stiff-armed:  the Seahawks and Chiefs. Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports that the Seahawks actually loaded up a plane and
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  • QB Garrard signs one-year deal with Dolphins

    QB Garrard signs one-year deal with Dolphins

    Quarterback David Garrard signed a one-year contract Monday with the Miami Dolphins and said he was told he'll be given a shot at the starting job.
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  • Dolphins release safety Yeremiah Bell

    Dolphins release safety Yeremiah Bell

    The Miami Dolphins made a tough roster cut Monday evening when they released veteran safety and team leader Yeremiah Bell. This was strictly a financial move for the Dolphins. The Sun-Sentinel reports it will save $4.3 million in cap room. The Dolphins …
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  • Figuring out the Fins

    Figuring out the Fins

    profootballtalk.com Mar 19, 2012
    The Dolphins have whiffed on Peyton Manning and Matt Flynn.  They may miss out on Alex Smith. So what’s wrong with the franchise?  Is Ryan Clark right?  Does “no one” want to play for the Dolphins? Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and WFTL in
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  • Alex Smith, Dolphins have had more contract talks today

    Alex Smith, Dolphins have had more contract talks today

    Both SI.com’s Peter King and Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald are reporting that free agent quarterback Alex Smith has been in contract negotiations with the Dolphins on Monday. King heard that Smith is “very serious” about the possibility of p
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  • Dolphins should avoid Tim Tebow

    Dolphins should avoid Tim Tebow

    Don't do it, Miami Dolphins. Do not make a quarterback mistake that could stagnate the franchise for the next several years. Do not, under any circumstances, trade for Tim Tebow. I know this thought will cross the mind of Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, if…
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  • Miami, Viced: Dolphins have become a public disgrace

    Miami, Viced: Dolphins have become a public disgrace

    yahoo.com miamiherald.com Mar 19, 2012
    "In the history of NFL general managers, [Miami Dolphins GM Jeff] Ireland is on the coldest streak ever. He needs to do something right. He doesn't even need to hit a home run. A seeing-eye single would do." -- Peter King Yep. From MMQB to 2 L…
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  • The Dolphins Have Spent An Offseason Humiliating Themselves

    The Dolphins Have Spent An Offseason Humiliating Themselves

    deadspin.com Mar 19, 2012
    Believe me when I tell you that I say this with zero malice: the Dolphins are a pathetic franchise at the moment. It's not so much that two weeks ago they were certain they were going to have Peyton Manning throwing to Brandon Marshall and Reggie Wayne,…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 19, 2012
    Does the Mario Williams signing change the Bills’ draft plans? Izzy Gould of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel wonders if the Dolphins are falling from their perch as the area’s top sports franchise. A close look at new Patriots TE Daniel Fells. Is Anton
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  • Free Agent Update: The QB Quandary Continues

    Free Agent Update: The QB Quandary Continues

    grantland.com Mar 19, 2012
    As the Dolphins continue to flounder in their search for a new quarterback this offseason and times seem to get more desperate with each day, they mig...
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  • Video - NFL32OT - Episode 105 02:29

    NFL32OT - Episode 105

    Mar 19
    Dana and Mort discuss the Broncos' chances in 2012 with Peyton at the helm, Demaryius Thomas talks about his excitement over Manning, and the future of Tim Tebow is debated.
  • Video - State of the Dolphins 04:23

    State of the Dolphins

    Mar 19
    While free-agent QB David Garrard looks to be headed to Miami, former Dolphins LB Joey Porter explains why he believes other free agents have turned down the chance to play there.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: With Manning Denver-bound, a look at trade market for Tebow

    Mar 19
    You have to love the NFL's bottomless well of intrigue. No sooner does one suspense thriller end than another one begins.
  • Don Banks: Manning hopes to follow Elway's example and ride into sunset af…

    Mar 19
    For Peyton Manning, creature of habit that he is, no doubt the easiest thing would have been becoming a Tennessee Titan. The familiar and the comfortable have always held particular sway with Manning, and in his world, if he couldn't be a Colt, what cou…
  • Peter King: For 49ers, Titans, missing out on Manning could be costly

    Mar 19
    So now, with Peyton Manning in Denver, the Titans and the 49ers have to put the pieces of their broken dreams back together and go on without him.
  • NFL - Peyton Manning should put Denver Broncos in control of AFC West

    Mar 19
    The addition of Peyton Manning should put Denver in control of the AFC West, John Clayton writes.