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Old 03-14-2012, 12:47 AM   #2728
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Originally Posted by bigbucks24 View Post
It would not surprise me at all for him to sign with Denver. However, I call BS on the notion that Elway's main motivation for chasing Manning is that it allows him to escape Tebow. No winning. Not getting to the SB. Not having a HOF QB. His main motivation for paying $90MM is that he can ship Tebow off.
I think there may be 2 separate points in what Montrose was saying.

Point #1... whenever there's any possibility of acquiring a future first-ballot HOF QB, especially without the need to compensate his old team, then it's just business to pursue that option.

Point #2... if we don't win "the Manning Sweepstakes", I don't think it's a reach to presume that we're still going to be going a different direction than "with Tebow" in the near future. Tebow may one day develop into a fine young QB but right now his skill set doesn't fit the offensive scheme EFX wants to run. Everything they've said and done points this way.
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