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Report: Fins owner Ross 'infatuated' with Peyton

Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:12 am
Edited on: February 5, 2012 11:45 am
Peyton's next trip to Miami might look a little different. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

The idea of Peyton Manning playing for a team other than the Colts in 2012 seems like a lock after all the back and forth between Manning's camp and Jim Irsay in Indianapolis this week. One team that's always mentioned as a possible landing spot for Manning is the Miami Dolphins, and over the past two days, the notion of Manning's gotten revved up a little bit.

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There's a report Sunday from Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, where Jackson writes that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is "infatuated with the idea of signing" Manning.

Adding fuel to the fire is a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel that the Dolphins are on the "short list" of teams that Manning has interest in, if/when he leaves the Colts.

The marriage makes sense: Manning owns a condo in South Beach so he's familiar with the area. The Dolphins have a decent set of weapons headlined by Brandon Marshall and Reggie Bush. Miami already has a good defense.

Much still has to unfold with Manning, and the pursuit of No. 18 could potentially blow up in the Dolphins face. Manning could be released as late as March 8; free agency begins on March 13. If Ross and Jeff Ireland chase Manning and fail to get him, Packers backup and would-be free-agency cash cow Matt Flynn could sign elsewhere.

That's not a situation that will make anyone's heart flutter in South Beach.

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Since: Feb 5, 2012
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:46 am
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Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:40 am

Report: Fins owner Ross 'infatuated' with Peyton

I own a condo in South Beach too, and am very familiar with the area...therefore I am a natural to be the next Dolphins QB...

Incredible line of reasoning

Since: Jan 6, 2009
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:38 am

Report: Fins owner Ross 'infatuated' with Peyton

Better Idea have Ross purchase Irsay from INDI,at this point Im sure he could have him real cheap!

Since: Nov 19, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:31 am

Report: Fins owner Ross 'infatuated' with Peyton

im not a fins fan but if i definitely would be excited to get arguably the best REGULAR season qb ever, manning has 4 good REGULAR seasons left

playoffs stats for  manning 9wins 9 losses  28tds 19 ints

Since: Jan 28, 2008
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:28 am

Report: Fins owner Ross 'infatuated' with Peyton

3 Words for Ross: GET MANNING NOW

  another 3 words for ross: FIRE JEFF IRELAND


   Oh why not 3 more words for ross:   SELL TEAM NOW

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