Colts Franchise Punter McAfee, 2004 Manning Trade Talk Revealed.

Colts Franchise Punter McAfee, 2004 Manning Trade Talk Revealed.

March 2, 2013 Updated Mar 2, 2013 at 12:33 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) - The Colts on Friday used the franchise tag on punter Pat McAfee, which gives McAfee a one year deal at just under three million dollars.

McAfee, who averaged a franchise all time best 48.2 yards on his punts in 2012, can still be signed to a long term deal.

Also revealed on Friday in an Indianapolis Star interview was a considered trade of Peyton Manning in 2004.

Club president at the time Bill Polian wanted to deal Manning when contract talks became volatile, a move that was vetoed by owner Jim Irsay.

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