March 6, 2012 |
One of the greatest eras in NFL history is coming to a close. Peyton Manning will be released Wednesday by the Indianapolis Colts, according to multiple reports, ending a months-long saga of what the franchise would do with the league's only four-time most valuable player. The news was first reported on ESPN.com. Manning, who sat out last season recovering from multiple neck surgeries, has said he intends to play this season, even if it's with another franchise. Manning, who turns 36 this month, won a Super Bowl with the Colts in 2006.
January 13, 2014 |
DENVER - Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was asked after Sunday's game about an ESPN report that his future beyond this season will be determined by the results of an off-season exam on his neck. The report said Manning will go through a physical exam in March, as mandated by his contract, and if the exam shows the neck is stable, Manning plans to return to the Broncos for the 2014 season; if the exam shows an increased risk of injury, he...
October 28, 2013 |
Peyton Manning did not have a pass intercepted in his first four games, and one each in his next three. So the Denver quarterback's three intercepted passes in Sunday's 45-21 victory over Washington were a jolt to him. “Well, it's disappointing,” Manning said after the win. “There's no question, because you feel like you put your defense in a tough spot. Those guys had a great game plan and executed it and all of the sudden we're down, 21-7. The defense had not given up 21 points, they'd give up I guess seven.
March 15, 2012 |
The Tennessee Titans are pulling out the stops to get Peyton Manning. Titans owner Bud Adams has offered the star quarterback a "contract for life," to come to Tennessee, hoping to lure him with a front-office position with the team once his playing days are through, according to a Houston TV station. Adams told KHOU Channel 11 on Wednesday he's not concerned about Manning's arm strength after his multiple neck surgeries that sidelined him for all of last season. "I'm only concerned how strong it is in September, when he starts the regular season," Adams said, adding that much as he likes second-year quarterback Jake Locker -- whom the Titans drafted eighth overall last year -- the franchise had to "go for it" with Manning.
March 20, 2012 |
Reporting from Denver -- In his introductory news conference as the new quarterback of the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning said Tuesday he has a long way to go to be where he wants to be health-wise, but emphasized he was an open book with the teams courting him. Ultimately, he chose the Broncos over San Francisco and Tennessee. "In the end, I felt the Broncos were just a great fit," Manning said. John Elway, the famed Broncos quarterback and now the team's executive vice president of football operations, said he watched Manning throw about 60 passes in an unscripted workout at Duke University but felt most confident after asking the quarterback a simple question.
March 19, 2012 |
Peyton Manning has picked the Denver Broncos to be his next team, and Las Vegas has already adjusted its Super Bowl odds accordingly. According to R.J. Bell of Pregame.com, Denver's odds to win the next Super Bowl were as high as 70 to 1 in February, but have now dropped to 10 to 1. Only four teams have better odds: the Packers (6 to 1), Patriots (7 to 1), 49ers (7 to 1), and Saints (8 to 1). The Broncos opened as 25-to-1 longshots to land Manning, meaning a $100 bet on that would have paid $2,500.