As you know, Free Agency kicks off today! While there are a lot of guys who will be sporting a new uniform this fall, these four guys seem to be this season’s most notable:
Peyton Manning: Of course this season’s most popular free agent still grabs most of the headlines. After the rumor of over 15 teams interested, it seems like now it’s down to Miami, Tennessee, Arizona, and Denver. The funniest part of the Manning coverage is how NFL insiders are all quick to say “Another team may sneak in and sign Peyton Manning.” That’s because people don’t want to be wrong like last year when the Eagles signed Nnamdi Asomugha out of no where! When it comes to Peyton Manning, I’m a fan of the comeback . I hope Manning returns better than expected (think Farve’s first year in Minnesota). Nothing would be sadder than to see Manning fail this season. Miami is where I would like to see him land. We can get the hype (and you know they will hype it!) of watching Manning vs Brady twice per year.
Mario Williams: If it weren’t for the Peyton Manning spotlight, the hottest Free Agent this year would be former #1 draft pick Mario Williams. I’ve heard it all regarding teams who want this guy: Tennessee, Miami, Seattle, New Orleans and Chicago to name a few. I know all of those teams can use him. I also know that most teams can’t afford both Manning AND Williams. While the Bears really need another receiver, Williams would be great in the Chi. I’m sure Bears fans would agree! Continue reading