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Peyton Manning spoke about the Jets General Manager job earlier this week and he discussed another job he’s been linked with this year on Thursday.Manning said he never spoke directly with anyone from the Jets before or after they fired Mike Maccagnan this month Andrew Luck Jersey White , but he did have conversations with ESPN about joining the booth after Jason Witten decided to return to the Cowboys. Manning turned down their overtures, which leaves Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland as the announcing team.“I talked to the folks,” Manning said, via Ryan O’Halloran of the . “I enjoyed talking to the them. I had great conversation. It wasn’t the right time this year. Maybe it will never be.”Manning didn’t expand on why this year wasn’t the right time for him to take on a broadcasting role, but the answer suggests it’s something he might be open to doing in the future. Many believe that’s also the case for a job running football operations for a team, so it seems likely that Manning’s going to continue to be around the NFL in a significant way whichever path he chooses to follow in the future. The football guys got the win they were hoping for Darius Leonard Jersey White , with yesterday’s announcement that the NFL Scouting Combine was staying in Indianapolis at least through the 2021 season. Of course, they’ll have to adjust a bit to keep their preferred location, with the on-field drills moving later in the day to satisfy the league’s business-side need for television inventory.That’s going to require some adjustment for everyone, to what is a tightly packed schedule for players once they arrive.According to Joel Erickson of the , officials with National Football Scouting, Inc. (which organizes the event) believe it will mean at least one more night in Indy for each player. The on-field drills are usually  their last item on the schedule before they leave town Peyton Manning Jersey , and if they’re doing them at night, it will be harder to get a flight home afterward.Upon arrival, players are registered, put through comprehensive medical and psychological  testing, rotating groups to maximize the efficiency of the event. Players also generally have their 15-minute Q-and-A sessions with individual teams at night, so those will have to adjust as well.“Logistically Darius Leonard Jersey , it’s a challenge to, No. 1, make sure the player experience is positive in terms of their travel, the opportunity to rest,” NFS president Jeff Foster said. “We can’t do too much testing or interviews all at one time. No. 2, we have to make sure the club personnel can evaluate in all aspects of any event for any position.”While some worry the short-term nature of the new contract (through 2021 Malik Hooker Jersey White , with a series of one-year options) is a sign of an eventual move to another city, Foster thinks the schedule change works to the advantage of Indianapolis, with its compact and accessible downtown hotels, nearby hospitals, and connected system of hotels.“I think it’s critical to the success of the event,” Foster said. “Especially when you’re making a big change like moving to prime time.”More than anything Womens Peyton Manning Jersey , the football operations side will like to work in familiar settings because they are creatures of routine, even if that routine is being shifted a bit to make way for television.

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