Titans' execs fly into NC, pick up Peyton Manning
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Titans coach Mike Munchak, general manager Ruston Webster and owner Bud Adams' Chief Operating Officer in Tennessee have picked up Peyton Manning at the Raleigh-Durham airport and according to a new flight plan they're headed back to Nashville.
Manning arrived at the airport riding in the backseat of black Escalade at 1:53 p.m. EDT.
Munchak, Webster and Mike Reinfeldt -- the Titans chief operating officer -- had arrived at the airport just before 1:30 p.m. EDT. The plane has departed Raleigh-Durham and is expected back in Nashville at 3:10 p.m. EDT.
Manning has worked out several times at Duke. Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe was Manning's offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee and they remain friends.
AP Sports Writer Joedy McCreary contributed to this report from Durham, N.C.