Colts, Peyton Manning breaking up; Jets to make run

Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts points in

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Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts points in the first half against the New York Jets during the AFC Championship. (Jan. 24, 2010) (Credit: Getty Images)

The Peyton Manning era in Indianapolis is about to end.

The future Hall of Fame quarterback, who was drafted first overall by the Colts in 1998 and led them to the Super Bowl title after the 2006 season, is expected to be released from his contract Wednesday.

The Colts have scheduled a news conference for Wednesday afternoon to announce the move, according to a person familiar with...

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