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Peyton Manning To Be Released By Colts, According To Reports

Sources have told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that the Indianapolis Colts are expected to announce the release of quarterback Peyton Manning tomorrow. The announcement is to come at a press conference Wednesday with both Manning and owner Jim Irsay in attendance.

Manning missed the entire 2011 season after neck surgery and will be a very attractive free agent to many teams in need of a quarterback, including the Miami Dolphins. According to the report, Manning is feeling improvement in his throwing strength, and intends to play next season.

The Dolphins have been rumored to be looking a Packers quarterback Matt Flynn as a posibility for next year, so the availability of Manning will certainly draw their interest.

In his 14-year career with the Colts, Manning led the team to the playoffs 11 times, two AFC championships and one Super Bowl title.

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