Fans have fallen on both sides of the debate online. Some see Decker as insurance for Wayne this season and a future replacement. Others see a product of Peyton Manning's brilliance who won't live up to the big money it will take to sign him.
In the past, belief in Grigson to make the right call would have overridden many of the doubts. Now the whole situation is seen as another referendum on the GM's abilities.
It's indicative of the task Grigson faces this offseason as he attempts to put the final touches on a roster he believes can contend for a Super Bowl championship.
The honeymoon is over. The next few weeks will determine how easy it will be to rekindle the flame.