Now that the dust has settled on Peyton Mania, and the $96 million man is getting acquainted with his new team, the next question becomes: Is he physically ready to step out onto the field, and into a huddle?
One man who knows Peyton Manning better than most all but answered the question with a resounding 'yes'.
Per the Denver Post, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe, whose overseen Manning's recent workouts, proclaimed the quarterback to be in "great shape, not good shape," adding that his arm strength and velocity on passes are up to snuff.
"He can make all the throws, his release times are perfect, and we pay a lot of attention to that. It's arm speed and getting rid of it. His velocity is good. It's just a matter of, like any other NFL football player, you've got to feel good," Cutcliffe said. "He's in great sh...