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Colts Fire GM Ryan Grigson, Deny Having Serious Negotiations With Peyton Manning

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 17

Colts Owner Jim Irsay on Saturday announced the firing of GM Ryan Grigson and "denied that there were ever any serious negotiations" with former NFLer Peyton Manning about a front-office position, according to Holder & Keefer of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. Irsay said of Manning, "I wouldn't say he's ...

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