The Broncos' full-court press paid off. (AP)
Denver's Cecil Lammey is a great guest when talking all kinds of football (especially the NFL Draft), but given his pole position at ESPN Denver 102.3 radio, and senior writer for FootballGuys.com, we asked him to get all hyper-focused on the Broncos' huge decision to stake their future on Peyton Manning. Cecil's been in the mix all the way, and he brings a great deal of insight to this podcast.
We talk about the process that brought Manning to Denver, the Elway factor and how important it was, how the Tebow experiment will most likely end, how much freedom Manning will have in Denver's offense (Hint: A lot, and probably more than any other team would give him), how Manning's new targets Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas measure up to the great receivers Manning had in Indianapolis, how close Denver's defense is to shoring up their side of Elway's Super-Bowl-or-bust gamble, and what Manning's decision for Denver over San Francisco and Tennessee says about the franchise foundation Elway and his front office cohorts have established.
It's a must-listen full of insider insight, so check it out! Subscribe to the Shutdown Corner iTunes link (in iTunes, go to "Advanced/Subscribe to Podcast," and paste this link in:http://ysportspods.podbean.com/category/shutdown/feed/). You can also use the link below to either left-click and listen, or right-click to save to your computer.
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