Peyton Manning is set to have his contract expire in a few weeks, meaning it is time for the Colts to pony up and give him a new deal.
According to sources close to the negotiations, Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay is prepared to make Manning the highest paid player in NFL history. His previous deal, which was worth $98 million, was one of the highest deals in NFL history when he signed it. Will Irsay follow through and give Manning more than $150 million?
Here are five reasons Manning deserves the contract and five reasons the Colts might want to think about being stingy.
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