Peyton Manning Sweepstakes: Jim Harbaugh In Hoodie, Pete Carroll Getting Clowned

The Peyton Manning sweepstakes were a wild and wooly affair as news was breaking every few minutes about where Manning was headed. One minute he was going to Tennessee, the next minute Denver, the next minute San Francisco was the sure thing. At the end of the day, Manning decided on the Broncos, but the story itself is just as interesting as the result.

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Peter King had a chance to chat with many of the pertinent parties and put together a behind-the-scenes look at the Peyton Manning sweepstakes. The story reveals all sorts of twists and turns none of us heard about. The 49ers were in the race, but given that Peyton Manning never visited San Francisco, it remains to be seen how much of a chance they had. The highlight of the article had to be Pete Carroll showing up unannounced in Denver hoping to secure a meeting with Manning. I can't imagine how awkward that was for all parties involved.

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