NFL Free Agency: Jay Culter Dropped; Tony Romo, Alshon Jeffrey, DeSean Jackson, Brock Osweiler Moving

It’s the beginning of NFL free agency and we already have some big names on the move.

NFL: Texans Owner Says They’ll Likely Draft Quarterback Despite Giving Brock Osweiler $72 Mill Contract

The Houston Texans signed Brock Osweiler to a four-year, $72 million contract after a small showing with the Peyton Manning-less Denver Broncos, but their gamble didn’t quite work out.  Though they gave Osweiler a franchise contract, he is not their franchise quarterback.

NFL: Brock Osweiler to Sign 4-Year, $72 Million Deal With Texans; RG3 on Broncos List of Replacements

With Peyton Manning now retired, the Denver Broncos looked to work out a deal with Brock Osweiler.  He instead came to an agreement with the Houston Texans on a four-year, $72 million deal, leaving the Broncos without a quarterback.

NFL: Report, Broncos Ready To Move On From Peyton Manning, Offer Brock Osweiler 3 Years/$45 Million

If Peyton Manning is on the Denver Broncos roster as of March 9th, the team will owe him about $19 million dollars for next season. Considering he didn’t look great in the playoffs and is still reportedly undecided about his retirement, the team likely has no choice but to cut him and they have made their own decision to move forward with Brock Osweiler.

(Video) NFL: Backup QB Gets Ready to Enter Game & Has Hilarious Reaction When Peyton Manning Goes Instead

Aside from cashing checks to do nothing, it must suck being Peyton Manning’s backup knowing you’ll never get in the game unless something catastrophic happens.  Yesterday as the Denver Broncos were annihilating the Oakland Raiders, Brock Osweiler thought his time had finally come but Manning had other plans.

NFL: Broncos Backup QB Brock Osweiler, Not Peyton Manning, Prepped For Hail Mary

If the Denver Broncos had gotten the ball back in the final moments of Monday night’s game against the Falcons, it would have been backup quarterback Brock Osweiler and not Peyton Manning attempting the Hail Mary. GameTimeGirl

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