On Sunday night, Jason La Canfora tweeted out the following:
With Manning's future in doubt guess it's as good a time as any to pass along I'm told the team he really wanted to go to in '12 was HOU...— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 12, 2015
At the time, it was a puzzling message. But with John Fox now out in Denver, and Gary Kubiak floated as a possible replacement, JLC's tweet appears to carry more meaning. After all, had Manning signed with Houston in 2012, his head coach would have been Kubiak.