I don't think the 49ers sign Manningham late on a Saturday night of the weekend Peyton is making up his mind unless we think we have a decent shot.
I'd still list us as 3rd most likely on the list come Mon or Tues when he announces, but I have to think the 49ers at least think it's definitely possible. Of course, it's definitely possible for Denver and Tennesee too. Peyton has some very good options here.
"I'd still list us as 3rd most likely on the list come Mon or Tues when he announces, but I have to think the 49ers at least think it's definitely possible. Of course, it's definitely possible for Denver and Tennesee too. Peyton has some very good options here."
Yeah, that's where I would rank us too--which is why I don't think we get him.
And to the other guy who said the 49'ers wouldn't have gone through the trouble of giving him a physical unless they were serious. I'm not questioning whether the team is serious about him or not (they obviously are), I do question whether Peyton is serious about the 49'ers--I hope I'm wrong.
The fact remains that Peyton has visited both Denver and Tennessee but not San Francisco. Does he know the 49'ers facilities from previous visits? I just get the feeling that we are being used as leverage.
Seahawks just signed Flynn...
There goes another option should PM and Smith find other teams.
You meaning heading to visit or joining the team?
And what teams are you talking about (cards/miami?)?
There may be a reason for it but I'm not sure why Peyton would have told them where he was going. The only reason he would tell them he's going to SF is if he was using them to get a better contract with Tennessee or Denver.
How would that conversation go?
Peyton: "Yeah, nice facilities but I'm not signing here and P.S.--and please don't tell anyone because that would give me leverage--I'm going to SF! See you guys later, please don't tell anyone (especially the Titans and Broncos *wink *wink) that I'm signing with SF"
I know, I'm scanning the 49'ers boards.
Looks like most fans still think he is going to Tennessee (which wouldn't be horrible because that's my GF's team/hometown).
This report look like Peyton is leaning Titans...