There have been some contrasting reports in recent weeks regarding the Arizona Cardinals level of interest in QB Peyton Manning. The Arizona Republic’s Kent Somers mentioned that he “fully expects” the Cardinals to “at least the kick the tires” to see if Manning could be a fit for their team.
Earlier in the day, we posted an article in which Kevin Kolb mentioned that he expects the team to pick up his $7 million option in March. What’s interesting about this situation is that, Manning would most likely be released before the Cardinals would have to decided on Kolb so there’s still a chance that they Kolb could be released before the deadline.
Manning reportedly dined with Larry Fitzgerald during the week leading up to the Super Bowl so there could be some lobbying on behalf of the Pro Bowl wide receiver.
“I don’t think there’s any doubt that they’re sitting back, looking at the timing of the whole Manning situation and are curious to see how it’s going to play out,” Somers said.