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February 1, 2014 3:48 PM

NFL history changed when Manning chose to follow Elway’s footsteps

Two years ago next month, when the Indianapolis Colts released Peyton Manning, people back in Kansas City dreamed he would choose the Chiefs. Manning interviewed or worked out for at least five teams. He gave the Chiefs what amounts to a courtesy, thanks-but-no-thanks phone call. And with that, he altered the future of nearly half the of the National Football League.

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