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Tenn source tells me Titans felt Manning turned off by circus potential there. Source in SF says Super Bowl or bust feel would have bugged him.
I'm hearing that South Carolina has potential interest in hiring Harvard coach Tommy Amaker to fill its coaching vacancy.
Umm, yeah. QBs never elevate college teams. I guess I hallucinated Andrew Luck, RGIII, Brandon Weeden.
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