TODAY'S RUMORS: Colts want to lock up Manning

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Five NFL stories you must read for Monday, May 5, 2003:
want to lock up Manning
Indianapolis Star
owner Jim Irsay wants to keep in Indianapolis. With Manning entering the final year of his contract, the Star's Mike Chappell reports that Irsay has decided to make re-signing his QB to a long-term deal a priority.
Horn, can't agree to deal
New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Times-Picayune's Brian Allee-Walsh reports that negotiations between and the are at a stalemate. Horn is seeking a one-year extension worth between $4.5 million and $5.1 million, but the are sticking to their offer of $4.3 million.
Arrington wants to stay in Washington
Washington Post
Although he is in danger of being released if he can't work out a new deal with the , isn't ready to pack his bags just yet. The Post's Mark Maske reports that Arrington's agents have talked to the about a long-term contract and that Arrington is confident that they will get a deal done.
Will add another back?
Chicago Sun-Times
The Sun-Times' Mike Mulligan reports that the may still be in the market for a running back. Players rumored to be in the running include Jamal Anderson, Ki-Jana Carter, and .
Shula could be headed to
Miami Herald
The may lose QB coach Mike Shula to the Crimson tide. The Herald's Jason Cole reports that Shula is a strong candidate to replace Mike Price at Alabama and that the school has already requested permission to talk with him. Shula may have to battle assistant Sylvester Croom and former coach Tom Coughlin for the job.

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