10 NFL Stars Who Left Their Legacies Behind

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

In light of Peyton Manning's departure from the Indianapolis Colts, BET.com takes a look at some other NFL stars who moved on from the teams that helped make them legendary.Britt Middleton

The Colts announced on Wednesday that after 13 seasons they were releasing star quarterback Manning from his five-year, $90 million contract as the team couldn’t afford to pay his $28 million bonus. Money aside, speculation surrounding Manning’s health likely contributed to the split. The Colts are expected to draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick during April’s NFL Draft.

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