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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne: Will they end up together on a new team?

Seven days before the deadline by which the Indianapolis Colts must pay Peyton Manning $28 million or release him, there’s the possibility that one of his favorite targets may be available to relocate with him.

Reggie Wayne, according to an SI.com report, could become a free agent March 13 and follow Manning, who presumably will be released, to his new team. “At least two potential suitor teams would seriously consider [signing Wayne] in an attempt to lure” Manning, Peter King writes. Manning, one source tells King, “would love to see it happen.”

And Wayne? King reports that he is “very interested in the combo platter also.”

As for the future of wide receiver Pierre Garcon in Indy, King reports that he turned down a five-year offer from the Colts last week “because he doesn’t want to do anything until he knows what Manning is going to do.”

King cites the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, the New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins as “Manning’s most likely suitors.” (The NFL Network reports the Jets are an unlikely destination for Manning. Brian Billick thinks Miami and Washington would be poor destinations for Manning.) Which team would be the best fit for him and Wayne?

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Whew.

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