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HEALTH
March 8, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Times NFL reporter Sam Farmer gave a list of 10 teams Peyton Manning might end up playing for next season. Which one do you think will land the future Hall of Famer? A quick recap of Farmer's choices, with his comments: Miami: The Dolphins need to sell tickets and owner Stephen Ross is star-struck. Seattle: Their owner has the deepest pockets in the league, and Pete Carroll would let Manning mold that up-and-coming roster to his liking. Arizona: Domed stadium, warm climate, Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald, NFC West - what's not to like?
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SPORTS
March 8, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
If you were the greatest quarterback in the history of a team, would you welcome perhaps the greatest quarterback of all-time to come to that team and maybe make you the second-greatest quarterback in team history? If your name is Dan Marino, you would. Marino, the former Miami Dolphins quarterback, says if Manning has any questions about playing for the Dolphins, he would gladly answer them. He has enough people "working with him to help him make the right decisions," Marino said Thursday, but if Manning asks, "I would definitely answer.
SPORTS
March 19, 2012 | By Sam Farmer
Broncos clearly are excited about Peyton Manning choosing Denver as his next team. Many of them have reacted on Twitter to the news. Among their tweets: "Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" -- Tackle Ryan Clady. "Bronco Country, is it true? I'm 1000's of miles away but I'm hoping it's not a rumor. " -- Linebacker D.J. Williams. "Hearing great new not only motivates, but puts a lil pep in ya step! We gonna run 5 WR & wild cat!!!! Go Broncos... " -- Williams "We have a ton of work to do but boy we going to have some fun grinding!
SPORTS
March 7, 2012 | By Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times
The Miami Dolphins figure to be one of the most aggressive teams in bidding for the services of Peyton Manning, who will be released by Indianapolis on Wednesday morning. In doing so, the Dolphins will be mindful of what happened six years ago when they let a prime opportunity get away. In 2006, the Dolphins were in the market for a quarterback and had a chance to sign Drew Brees, who was coming off a devastating shoulder injury. Brees had been released by San Diego, which had decided to cast its lot with Philip Rivers.
SPORTS
March 7, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Peyton Manning wanted to stay with his team but was pushed out the door by ownership. LeBron James was leaving a team that desperately wanted him to stay. Which one do you think had the classier farewell? While there seems to be an ever-decreasing level of humility and grace in the sports world, former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning gave a farewell news conference Wednesday and thanked the Colts and the team owners for giving him a chance to lead the team for so many years.
NEWS
March 13, 2012 | By Sam Farmer
Peyton Manning might be interested in the Houston Texans -- there's plenty of speculation out there that he is -- but he can cross them off his list. At least that's the message that Texans owner Bob McNair sent Tuesday in an interview with KILT-AM in Houston. He said the team is perfectly happy with current quarterback Matt Schaub and isn't ready to move him aside, even for a four-time most valuable player. "If there were an ideal club for him to be with, if it was just his decision alone, it would be the Texans because that gives him the best chance to win and that's really what he's looking for," McNair told the station, according to NFL.com.
SPORTS
March 16, 2012 | By Sam Farmer
With all signs pointing to Peyton Manning making a team decision very soon, the star quarterback reportedly is scheduled to throw for Denver Broncos brass today in Raleigh, N.C. A plane owned by the Broncos -- the same one that picked up Manning last week -- was tracked heading to North Carolina on Friday morning, and ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Manning will throw for John Elway & Co., the first time he's worked out for a team (besides the...
SPORTS
March 13, 2012 | By Chuck Schilken
Peyton Manning has narrowed down his choices of potential teams to join as a free agent. Or so the reports say. But oddly enough, that list seems to keep growing rather than getting smaller, like most lists that are being narrowed down tend to do. Since being released by the Indianapolis Colts last week, the veteran quarterback has met with the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos, spending at least six hours with each team. Reports early Monday said Manning had no intention of meeting with any other teams.
SPORTS
April 18, 2012 | By Sam Farmer
If all goes as expected, Andrew Luck will officially begin his career with the Indianapolis Colts in eight days. Luck frequently has been compared to Peyton Manning, and a just-released e-book about the Stanford quarterback helps hammer home that point. The Kindle book "Andrew Luck: Inside the Making of a No. 1 Pick" is available on Amazon.com and written by longtime Cardinal beat writer Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News. In it, Wilner reveals how Luck was so meticulous about critiquing himself in college that he wouldn't leave practice before sitting down to study the video shot of him that day. Wilner writes: "'On Wednesday, he wouldn't even shower after practice.
SPORTS
October 21, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
Throughout his career in Indianapolis, Peyton Manning was untouchable at practice, just like every other NFL quarterback. On Sunday night, the Colts had a chance to hit the star player -- who now plays for the Denver Broncos -- for the first time, and they took advantage. They sacked Manning four times in the 39-33 Colts victory  and more than once hit his arm while he was trying to throw, at one point jarring loose a fumble that left the end zone for a safety. “Oh gosh. We were hitting that boy, and hitting him, and hitting him,” defensive end Cory Redding said.
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