Look at the teams that wanted in but were cut out. Kansas City: Manning knows G.M. Scott Pioli but isn't close to anyone there. Seattle: no strong relationships. The Jets and Miami: ditto. Washington was a little different because Manning knows and respects Mike Shanahan, but the draft deal with the Rams ended that.Peyton Manning's long game | SI.com Behind-the-scenes look at Peyton Manning's free agency tour from Peter King of SI.com. Pretty interesting read.