I suggest you see the forest from the trees. The NFL is a business. Teams will let a player walk
when he is no longer needed. (duh-right?)
So, I think it is important to remember that just like Jerry Jones did Romo wrong (as you might
be thinking), every NFL team owner would most likely have done the same, i.e. Manning.
Some players like Elway have the luxury and "smarts" to retire when they feel their time is up.
I'm just hoping the L.A. Chargers are stupid enough to let Phillip Rivers walk so Denver can