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Larry Fitzgerald in wait-and-see mode on Peyton Manning

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Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald said today that he’s curious about the potential Peyton Manning landing in Arizona, but he has no inside information.

In an interview on ESPN Fitzgerald was careful not to ruffle any feathers, saying it’s up to the management and that he likes quarterbacks Kevin Kolb and John Skelton, but he did say he thinks Manning could be “a good fit.”

There have been reports going back weeks that Fitzgerald could be involved in luring Manning to Arizona, but in an interview with the Cardinals’ website, Fitzgerald said no one has told him anything.

If they are doing it, I haven’t heard anything about it,” Fitzgerald said. “I am as eager [as] everyone to see him.”

In that respect, Fitzgerald is far from alone. There are players on about a dozen teams eager to see whether Manning ends up in their locker room.

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19 Responses to “Larry Fitzgerald in wait-and-see mode on Peyton Manning”
  1. teddybayer123 says: Mar 10, 2012 4:51 PM

    You heard it here: Zoña, it is.

  2. mattsffrd says: Mar 10, 2012 5:01 PM

    If Kolb cant even hang onto his job with a receiver like Fitz on the field, that shows just how awful he is.

  3. brknolley says: Mar 10, 2012 5:01 PM

    You heard it here. Denver it is.

  4. edusregis says: Mar 10, 2012 5:05 PM

    Hey, you guys, don’t count the Dolphins out just yet!

  5. finsfan71 says: Mar 10, 2012 5:15 PM

    Adam Schefter is reporting Peyton will now retire because of the media circus surrounding his tour. Adam, you’re a schmuck!

  6. Born Again Fitness.Com says: Mar 10, 2012 5:28 PM

    Manning, has already stated that he would prefer to play for an AFC team. I think it will be the Chiefs or Dolphins.

  7. gunner1970 says: Mar 10, 2012 5:37 PM

    Arizona has more problems than Manning can fix.

  8. bisugadaddy says: Mar 10, 2012 5:40 PM

    Mannings coming to finish what warner couldnt

  9. kane337 says: Mar 10, 2012 5:55 PM

    Jay Glazer ‏ @JayGlazer
    “Peyton Manning free agent tour is scheduled for its next stop as Cards sources say he’s set to fly to AZ to meet w Coach Wisenhunt 2nite”

  10. bumbler19 says: Mar 10, 2012 5:58 PM

    I post ” Heard what where?” in response to the two so sure of AZ or Denver and it gets removed. Why? I had a great Tebow version of the lords prayer that got deleted as well when mindless remarks that I wont type here were left up. The Mods here have too much time on there hands.

  11. peytonsneck18 says: Mar 10, 2012 6:03 PM

    Peyton is pimpin all these teams and knowing he can’t play at a high level anymore either. Some teams are so desperate to sign a damaged player of yesteryear success that they don’t care about alienating their starting QB now. Have your “I’m sorry, it was nothing personal” hallmark card ready

  12. wso2hi says: Mar 10, 2012 6:06 PM

    If in fact Reggie Wayne comes with Manning, then the Cardinal could punch a ticket to the SB if they add Randy Moss at league minimum, to make up the league deepest and most lethal WR corp. the main remaining problem with that scenario is shoring up O line. and maybe grabbing another RB like recently released Jacobs, to give Manning the whole enchilada. The Cardinal did a similar thing when they should have beat Pitt. in SB with Warner (that Harrison pick six was a fluke!).
    on paper, this lineup with Manning, Fitz, Wayne, Moss, and the remaining WR’s, would be on par AT LEAST.

  13. stairwayto7 says: Mar 10, 2012 6:07 PM

    Manning to meet with Whiz, Fitz and Kurt Warner at Warner youth football camp today and the Cards training facility!!

  14. roamingabriel says: Mar 10, 2012 7:28 PM

    I think AZ is the best fit but I just can’t see him going to the NFC…

  15. beeronthefridge says: Mar 10, 2012 8:36 PM

    “There are players on about a dozen teams eager to see whether Manning ends up in their locker room”

    You mean 12 teams are chasing manning?

  16. laeaglefan says: Mar 10, 2012 8:53 PM

    What’s next for Manning…..Dancing With The Stars?

  17. kmurph1226 says: Mar 10, 2012 10:55 PM

    Don’t lie to us Larry.

  18. pencilfart says: Mar 10, 2012 10:59 PM

    Still scratching my head about the Kolb signing?

  19. pencilfart says: Mar 10, 2012 11:01 PM

    WHATS NEXT? MANNING DANCING WITH THE BACHELOR.

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