Originally Posted by wayne_motley
I agree with Scheriff's (sp) point of view on espn...the NFL swings the hammer all the time...why? because they can. It's not often that a player has leverage, and if Eli thinks he has the hammer right now, he might as well swing it because he may never have it again in his career.
I just saw that too, and altho I seldom agree with Sclereth, I do on this one.
SD ownership/FO let the news out that Manning was resistant to going there, not Manning, who was blindsided by the news leaking out. Why SD chose this tactic, I don't quite fathom.
But it doesn't smell right.