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7 months 3 weeks ago

Seattle once pursued Peyton Manning

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - They sat on the tarmac just hoping for the chance at a meeting. Pete Carroll and John Schneider waited in the private plane in Denver, wondering if Peyton Manning would accept a request to meet with the brain trust of the Seattle Seahawks to see...

8 months 6 days ago

Manning named to All-Fundamentals Team

USA Football has selected Denver Broncos quarterback PEYTON MANNING as a member of the 2013 USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players - 11 offense, 11 defense and four special teams - who exhibit exemplary football techniques for youth players to emulate. The fifth annual USA Football...

8 months 4 weeks ago

Manning named AFC Offensive Player of Week

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season and the 26th time in his career, the NFL informed the Broncos on Tuesday. Manning completed 32-of-51 passes for 400 yards with four touchdowns (113.2 rtg.) in...

9 months 3 weeks ago

Manning's struggles continue in the cold

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback. From a numbers perspective, he isn't. His 19-for-36, 150-yard performance in a 6-degree wind chill at New England showed it, as does his unflattering...

10 months 1 day ago

Manning taking Wednesdays off

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - It's now been more than a month since Peyton Manning practiced on a Wednesday. The 37-year-old quarterback who hates missing any snaps has had to make some concessions in the backstretch of his stellar career and this is the latest one. His last Wednesday practice came...

10 months 1 day ago

Dealing with injuries, Pats defense faces Manning

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - A healthy defense would have trouble against Peyton Manning. So when six starters are sidelined, the task becomes much tougher. The New England Patriots may find themselves in that predicament on Sunday night when Manning leads the Denver Broncos and their NFL-best offense into Gillette Stadium....

10 months 1 week ago

Peyton Manning back out at practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning is back on the practice field for the Denver Broncos as they prepare for an AFC West showdown against Kansas City. The Denver quarterback missed Wednesday's practice while his sore right ankle heals, but he was out with his teammates and in uniform Thursday....

10 months 1 week ago

Peyton Manning missing from practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning was a no-show to start practice Wednesday with the Denver Broncos. Manning is nursing a sore right ankle after taking a hit from Chargers defensive lineman Corey Liuget last Sunday. The Broncos reported no further damage to Manning's ankle after an MRI on Monday....

10 months 1 week ago

Monday Night QB - Peyton Manning's Ankles

Peyton Manning's MRI came back negative Monday. He doesn't have any additional damage to a sore right ankle. However, the Denver Post reports the Broncos quarterback aggravated his right high ankle sprain. He has been playing with two sore ankles for a while now, but hasn't missed any game time....

10 months 4 weeks ago

Manning returns to practice Thursday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after the Denver Broncos held him out a day earlier because of a minor ankle injury. Joining Manning on the practice field was right tackle Orlando Franklin, who missed last week's game with a sprained left ankle. Manning would certainly...

10 months 4 weeks ago

Sore ankle keeps Manning out of practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A tender ankle kept Peyton Manning out of practice Wednesday when the Denver Broncos began preparations for the Washington Redskins. Manning said he'll be back Thursday, however. This was the first time Manning has missed a practice in Denver. After stretching with his teammates, Manning donned...

11 months 5 days ago

Manning never had 4 options like this

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - No disrespect to the receivers he had with the Colts, but Peyton Manning never had such a group as he has in Denver. Even Tony Dungy marvels over this new collection of pass-catchers that Manning brings to Indianapolis for the biggest homecoming since Brett Favre donned...

11 months 6 days ago

Asked about Irsay comments, Manning passes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Thanks to the musings of his former owner, Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis this week has turned into something less than the warm-and-fuzzy homecoming it could have been. If any of that bothers No. 18, it's not showing. Dictating the terms of his Wednesday news conference...

11 months 6 days ago

Fox, Polian chide Irsay for criticizing Manning

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton Manning. Fox used his weekly SiriusXM NFL Radio appearance Tuesday to criticize the Colts' owner for sounding ungrateful...

11 months 1 week ago

Broncos lurch to 35-19 win over Jaguars

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning threw for two scores and Knowshon Moreno ran for three to lead the Denver Broncos to a tougher-than-expected 35-19 victory Sunday over the winless Jacksonville Jaguars. The Broncos (6-0) came in as 27-point favorites, and much of the pregame hype centered on whether they'd cover...

11 months 1 week ago

Colts will have tribute for Peyton Manning

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Colts will pay tribute to Peyton Manning when he returns to Indianapolis next week. What exactly the team will do hasn't been finalized yet. Indy has usually celebrated the return of former longtime stars, such as Edgerrin James and Jeff Saturday, with a highlight reel of...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Vick outplayed Manning once before

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The last time the Philadelphia Eagles faced Peyton Manning, Michael Vick was the better quarterback. Vick and the Eagles (1-2) are 11-point underdogs against Manning and the high-powered Broncos (3-0) on Sunday. Don't expect Vick or his teammates to be intimidated. In Week 9 of the 2010...

1 year 2 days ago

Manning not fazed by switch at left tackle

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The players who protected Peyton Manning's blindside over his first 13 years in Indianapolis will not be confused with the greats of the game. Unheralded Tarik Glenn did make three Pro Bowl appearances over his 10 seasons. The players who followed Glenn - Tony Ugoh and...

1 year 1 week ago

Peyton Manning praises little brother Eli

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning loves Eli's game, and not just because he's his little brother. As a fellow NFL quarterback, he appreciates the way Eli has improved every year despite an ever-changing supporting cast, all while working under the bright glare of Broadway. Oh, and those two Super...

1 year 2 weeks ago

Manning puts Broncos on his broad shoulders

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The questions surrounding Peyton Manning last year were all about his right arm. This season, they were about his shoulders - as in, are they broad enough to carry the Denver Broncos in Von Miller's absence? Manning provided an emphatic answer Thursday night, dissecting Baltimore's refurbished...

1 year 1 month ago

Osweiler shows he's learned plenty from Manning

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Brock Osweiler followed Peyton Manning's cameo appearance Thursday night with his most productive day in a Broncos uniform in Denver's 10-6 preseason win at San Francisco. Although he didn't produce any points as the Broncos' battered offensive line had its hands full with the 49ers' relentless...

1 year 5 months ago

Rested and getting ready, Manning kicks off 2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning returned to Broncos headquarters Monday, starting voluntary workouts with his group of receivers, which now includes Wes Welker, formerly the top target for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The 37-year-old quarterback was working with his receivers a week ago at Duke, where...

1 year 5 months ago

Manning works out with Welker at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Peyton Manning threw his first passes to his newest Broncos teammate Wes Welker during a workout Wednesday at Duke. Welker and Broncos receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker joined the veteran quarterback, working with Duke coach David Cutcliffe, who was Manning's quarterbacks coach at Tennessee and...

1 year 6 months ago

Monday Night QB - Highest-paid player

Ravens' QB Joe Flacco just signed a six-year $120 million contract, making him the highest-paid player in NFL history. Peyton Manning signed a five-year $96 million deal in 20012. Tom Brady just inked a three-year $27 extension. Who deserves to be the NFL's highest-paid player?

1 year 8 months ago

Archie joins Peyton in peddling pizza

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning figured one good Papa deserved another. Manning's father, Archie, is joining his son as a Papa John's pitchman, spearheading the pizza chain's coin-flip promotion at the Super Bowl in the family's hometown of New Orleans. While he was sitting out last season with his neck...

1 year 8 months ago

Decker, Thomas flourish under Manning

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - They were frustrated a year ago when Tim Tebow didn't target them very often - and often missed his targets when he did. Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas have flourished with Peyton Manning under center, combining for 179 catches, 2,498 yards and 23 touchdowns this season....

1 year 8 months ago

Manning has made all of the Broncos better

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - John Elway insisted that every one of the Denver Broncos was better the second Peyton Manning put his signature on that nearly $100 million contract last spring. Indeed, all have prospered from the arrival of the meticulous quarterback whose work ethic generated, as coach John Fox...

1 year 8 months ago

Manning among five Broncos named to Pro Bowl

DENVER - They don't him the Mayor of Honolulu for nothing. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was named to his 12th Pro Bowl on Wednesday along with left tackle Ryan Clady, cornerback Champ Bailey, linebacker Von Miller and defensive end Elvis Dumerville. Through 15 games, Manning has tallied 4,355...

1 year 8 months ago

Broncos extend streak to 10

DENVER - The Denver Broncos continue to stay hot riding a 10 game winning streak into the final game of the 2012 season beating the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and 3 touchdowns to wide receivers...

2 years 2 months ago

Manning calls Colo. shooting victims in hospital

DENVER (AP) - Denver Broncos quarterback Payton Manning is calling hospital victims of the Colorado theater shooting to lift their spirits. A spokeswoman for the Medical Center of Aurora says that Manning spoke one-on-one by phone on Saturday afternoon with several patients brought there after the shooting. Fifty-eight people were...

2 years 3 months ago

Peyton Manning airs it out and looks good

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning showed excellent arm strength while airing it out Monday as the Denver Broncos worked on deep throws. The league's only four-time MVP is returning from a nerve injury that caused weakness in his throwing arm, forced him to sit out last season and led...

2 years 3 months ago

Manning not as sharp with his throws Wednesday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning and Eric Decker stayed late after a sloppy practice Wednesday, working an extra 15 minutes after they appeared to have several miscommunications during the workout. The rust showed as the Broncos returned from a long Memorial Day weekend and began their second week of...

2 years 4 months ago

Broncos' restocked secondary gets high marks

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning and Champ Bailey are giving the Denver Broncos' restocked secondary two thumbs-up. Replacing retired safety Brian Dawkins in the starting lineup is free agent Mike Adams alongside second-year pro Quinton Carter. And instead of Andre' Goodman playing opposite Champ Bailey at cornerback, it'll be...

2 years 4 months ago

Broncos looking for immediate help for Manning

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos are building around their new quarterback Peyton Manning with the immediate future in mind. No three-year plans, no long-term solutions, no projects. Not anymore. Manning is 36 and coming off a season in which he had more neck operations (four) than passes (zero),...

2 years 6 months ago

Keeping up with the QBs

Denver Broncos backup quarterback Brady Quinn signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday as prized free agent Peyton Manning worked out for the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos overt attempt to recruit the 4 time NFL MVP has lead to speculation that third year quarterback Tim Tebow could end up...

2 years 6 months ago

Titans' execs return to Nashville with Manning

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A group of Tennessee Titans executives have returned to Nashville with Peyton Manning for a meeting with the free agent on the team's home turf. Coach Mike Munchak, general manager Ruston Webster and chief operating officer Mike Reinfeldt landed Wednesday afternoon at Nashville International - not...

2 years 6 months ago

Report: Colts, Manning breaking up

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Peyton Manning era in Indianapolis is expected to end Wednesday, according to a report. Citing anonymous sources, ESPN reported Tuesday that the Colts plan to hold a news conference to announce the long-expected decision. Manning is expected to attend. Team owner Jim Irsay and Manning's agent,...

2 years 7 months ago

Manning says he has no plans to retire

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Peyton Manning tells reporters gathered in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl that he has no plans to retire and that his recovery from neck surgery is on schedule. The Colts quarterback says that he threw on Tuesday morning and the session went well. It's been a tumultuous...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Manning has third neck surgery

NDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts say franchise quarterback Peyton Manning had another neck surgery Thursday and there is no timetable for his return. Manning had the procedure after undergoing more diagnostic tests and consulting with doctors earlier this week. The team did not provide details, but says it will...

4 years 7 months ago

Super Bowl most watched TV show ever

The Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people, surpassing the 1983 finale of "M-A-S-H" to become the most-watched program in television history. The Nielsen Co. estimated Monday that 106.5 million people watched the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts. That beats the "M-A-S-H" finale, which...

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