Found January 18, 2012 on Pro Football Talk:
Well, here’s a story we never thought we’d be writing. It all started with actor Rob Lowe saying on Twitter that he has been told that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is going to retire. The whole idea of Lowe breaking maybe the biggest piece of NFL news of the year would seem at first to…

Peyton Manning Will Retire From Football, According to Actor Rob Lowe

In an era where the Internet has hundreds of writers and reporters, and where ESPN and NFL Network cover football around the clock every day, and where there are still hundreds of reporters for newspapers and magazines, there are still stories that get reported by the unlikeliest of sources. Enter Rob Lowe. The actor made national news on Wednesday afternoon when he tweeted that...

Rob Lowe Sparks Latest Taiwanese Animation Treatment

Someone needs to explain to me how the folks at NMA can turn these around so quickly, and with this kind of detail. After a disastrous season, the Indianapolis Colts are dumping coach Jim Caldwell. Caldwell took over from the legendary Tom Dungy to start the 2009 season. As signal-caller, Caldwell did not measure up. The Colts had a disastrous season and leaned heavily on an aging...

Peyton Manning Retirement Rumors are What We Thought They were

It didn’t take long, but we have the confirmation we need to shoot down the report by Rob Lowe that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is retiring. Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network spoke with Manning’s agent Tom Condon and he indicated that it was news to him that Manning was retiring. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen said that he spoke with Peyton’s father Archie Manning and he...

Indianapolis looks to future after firing Caldwell

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Rob Lowe blasted for tweet about Peyton Manning

Wow!The Twitter sportswriting community has been all abuzz on a Wednesday afternoon over a somewhat odd tweet from an odd source.Actor @Rob Lowe apparently tweeted this afternoon: "Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow. #ColtsBefore getting to the responses, there is apparently no truth to the rumor, with Manning's father, Archie telling the Indianapolis...

Lowe sparks Twitter frenzy over Peyton

The season-long speculation whether injured Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will return to his team ? or even the NFL ? next season has been settled: Sources close to actor Rob Lowe have told the popular television and film star that Manning will retire.

Rob Lowe (yes, Rob Lowe) says Peyton Manning is retiring

Parks and Recreation actor Rob Lowe tried to play the role of Adam Schefter on Wednesday when he set twitter on fire by proclaiming that Colts icon Peyton Manning was ready to call it quits. Archie Manning and Peyton's agent were quick to shoot down Lowe's claim.

Chappell: Find perspective on Caldwell

Mike Chappell believes that Caldwell will stay and expects an announcement in the next two days. That said he implores fans to take a harder look at Caldwell's performance over the last three years: ANSWER: I expect something to be announced Tuesday, Wednesday at the latest. And I expect Caldwell to return. I know that’s not what you or a lot of Colts fans want to hear. Just...

The Fantastic Rob Lowe/Peyton Manning Twitter Spectacle

Did you abstain from surfing the Internet yesterday in your own personal little SOPA protest? Oh, did you miss a happening. First, Mark Wahlberg said he would have prevented 9/11 with his goatee. Then, Rob Lowe went on Twitter and blew up the universe by announcing that Colts QB Peyton Manning was going to retire. Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow...

The first Peyton Manning retirement report, from an unlikely source

As questions continue to swirl regarding the future of Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, word has emerged on Twitter that Manning will retire. Such word comes from Rob Lowe, the actor/Colts fan.  Lowe, who appeared last month on The Rich Eisen Podcast, tells his 230,000-plus followers that Lowe is hearing Manning will call it quits. Lowe…

Rob Lowe: Peyton Manning Retiring

Actor Rob Lowe, currently on NBC's "Parks and Recreation" tweeted earlier today that current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will retire. How did he come across such information? "His people." Lowe, an admitted Colts fan, said last month on Rich Eisen's podcast that he's friends with team owner Jim Irsay, so the information may have some...
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