Bill Polian Comments on Peyton Manning’s Ability to Be NFL General Manager

February 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Peyton Manning has been revered throughout his NFL career for the ability to pick apart defenses with his intellect as much as his right arm, so those smarts could one day be valuable in an NFL front office.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian, who worked in the Indianapolis Colts front office for Manning's first 14 seasons, told SiriusXM NFL Radio (per Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com) he believes the five-time NFL MVP has what it takes to become a general manager:
I believe he could very quickly fill the role that John Elway fills with the Broncos. The reason I say that is, during our 14 years together in Indianapolis, he would often discuss with me prospects coming out in the draft, SEC players he’d seen, players he’d seen in other parts of the country. He pays close attention to the rosters of the other players in the league, with specific attention to the AFC.
Elway co-owned the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League for six seasons befor...

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