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Quarterback Peyton Manning (36, 14 seasons) may not be the most experienced player on the Broncos’ roster this season, as strange as that sounds.  If safety Brian Dawkins (38, 16 seasons) returns for the 2012 season, the nine-time Pro Bowler would become the oldest and most experienced player in Denver. While he hasn’t made his decision yet, Dawkins would like to return for a seventeenth season. “My decision will be based upon me making the right decision for me going forward — period,” Dawkins said on Sirius XM NFL Radio last month. “That’s a decision I’ll make at some point.” FoxSports.com reports that the Broncos have kept in contact with Dawkins about returning this season and would be open to him coming back.  The team, like the fans, are now awaiting his decision.  The veteran players’ healthy is not a concern, as his neck is “100% recovered,” according to Dawkins. “I have all the strength back that I lost. I can play,” said Dawkins in March.  Dawkins, an unrestricted fr
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