Report: Acquiring Peyton Manning Is 'The Priority' For Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins are reportedly interested in Peyton Manning. Then again, who isn't?
A source told Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald today that acquiring the longtime Colts QB is "the priority" for the Dolphins, who rumor has it have also expressed interest in Packers backup Matt Flynn.
The Dolphins limped their way to 6-10 this past season with Matt Moore, Chad Henne and J.P. Losman sharing time under center. They're beginning a new era next season with new coach Joe Philbin at the helm, and they're in the market for a new quarterback as well.
Manning's situation in Indianapolis is currently very much in doubt. The 14-year veteran missed all of this season recovering from neck surgery, and it's unclear whether the Colts will stick with the soon-to-be-36 Peyton Manning or hand over the reins to Andrew Luck, the likely No. 1 pick this spring. If the Colts look to unload Manning, the Dolphins are far from the only suitor. The Jets, Cardinals, Vikings and virtually every other team in the NFL would also be interested.