Report: Titans Owner Bud Adams Wants Peyton Manning Back In Tennessee

Monday March 12th, 2012

Time to add another entry to the long list of teams lusting after Peyton Manning -- the Tennessee Titans. Owner Bud Adams wants the four-time MVP badly and is willing to do whatever it takes, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean.

“He is the man I want. Period,” Adams said. “And the people that work for me understand that. They know who I want. I want Mr. Manning with the Titans, and I will be disappointed if it doesn’t happen.”

The Titans went 9-7 last season with Matt Hasselbeck under center and rookie Jake Locker playing a few snaps backing up the veteran QB. Hasselbeck had a productive season, throwing for 3,571 yards and 18 touchdowns, but the Titans are still looking to make a change.

So far, there's no indication the interest is mutual -- Manning has met with the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals, and rumor has it the Miami Dolphins are next. But Adams is holding out hope.

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