Teams Looking for Quick Decision from Peyton Manning

Whatever team lands former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning could have a huge recruiting tool for other free agents. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Yesterday, the Indianapolis Colts released quarterback Peyton Manning, and the media - and fan - hysteria has been hitting an all time high. Manning is easily the best free agent to hit the open market since Reggie White in 1993. In less than 24-hours following Manning's release, 12 teams had already reached out to the 11-time Pro Bowl quarterback.


Related: Peyton Manning Expected to Make Decision "Within Next Week"


Manning, meanwhile, is trying to figure out exactly how the free agent process works. Yesterday, following his release, Manning stated, "I have no idea who wants me, what team wants me, how this process works. I don't know if it's like college recruiting where you go take visits. I mean, this is all so new to me."

Fox's Jay Glazer tweeted earlier today that teams are hoping Manning figures out the process quickly.

One reason Peyton likely have new team b4 free agency begins is bc teams say they wanna use 18 as a tremendous recruiting tool for other FAs
Mar 08 via UberSocial for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply


Related: Peyton Manning Press Conference Transcript

The NFL's free agency period begins on March 13, when the new NFL league year begins and 2011 contracts expire. Manning is free to sign with a team before that date because the Colts released him.

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