Polian Says No Contract Extensions for Veterans…Except for Peyton

June 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Coming off a 14-2 record, a Super Bowl appearance, and a fourth Most Valuable Player award for quarterback Peyton Manning , the Colts seem to have little to worry about.
Indianapolis has made two trips to the Super Bowl in the last four years and have won 12, 13, 12, and 14 games in those years. They have been the model of consistency in the National Football League for more than a decade winning 128 games since 1999, an average of 11.6 wins a season.
But on the horizon, contract disputes could threaten that consistency in Indianapolis with two prominent players looking for new contracts : wide receiver Reggie Wayne and pass rusher Robert Mathis .  Both have two years remaining on their current deals.
Wayne wants a contract extension after a Pro Bowl season, recording 100 receptions for 1,264 yards and 10 touchdowns.  He restructured his contract in April of 2009 to free up cap space for the Colts and will make $5.74 million in 2010. Wayne is fully expected to...

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