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We got our first look—albeit brief—at Peyton Manning in orange (white) and blue last week when the veteran quarterback played one series in Denver’s preseason opener against Chicago. On Saturday, we’ll get a larger sampling size to disect.
Coach John Fox noted earlier in the week that the starters will play into the second quarter against the Seahawks, with the second-team playing most of the second half.
“Our starters will play into the second quarter,” Fox said on Wednesday. ”The seconds will take most of the second half with the thirds getting in late in the fourth quarter.”
Fox also confirmed that Manning will be starting (yes, somebody really asked him if Peyton was going to start).
In his preseason debut, Manning showed both promise and signs of rustiness going 4-of-7 for 44 yards through the air. Manning’s single drive was highlighted by a seventeen-yard completion to receiver Eric Decker on third-and-long and low-lighted by several tipped passes,
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Champ Bailey's thumbs got quite the workout in the offseason as he bombarded Peyton Manning with texts pleading with him to come to Denver.
Manning returned just two of them.
The first one basically said, ''Thanks, I'll get back to you.''
The second one, now, that's the one that got Bailey excited.
''Let's go!'' it read.
When I wed my beautiful bride nearly a decade ago, I married into her rabid fanaticism for the Denver Broncos. I have adopted the team as my own. But never in our eight year marriage have both of us been so unexcited about an upcoming season at Mile High Stadium.
Peyton Manning is just not our guy.
I know he had a stellar career with the Indianapolis Colts, a Super Bowl champion...
A Florida Gator picking off Peyton Manning of the Tennessee Volunteers? Impossible! Peyton Manning never beat the Gators and never will ever since he was drafted. Major Wright of the Florida Gators took Manning’s pass and stole it from him. Bonus! MANNING FACE!
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Prediction: Manning starts all 16 games in 2012
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