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INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 08: Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts is pictured following the NFL game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 20-17. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The following fantasy football e-mail chain between Ryan Fowler and Joel Beall took place on March 20 and 21, 2012. The topic featured was not discussed in advance. From: Ryan Fowler Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 2:29 PM To: 'Joel Beall' Subject: The Pedestal: Peyton Manning Joel - On the Pedestal: Peyton Manning It's one of those moments. Peyton Manning inking a deal with the Denver Broncos will be one of those "where we were, what we wore and what we were eating" sports moments we will remember 50 years from now. Since 1998 (Slick Willie was still in office!), all we knew was No. 18 in blue and white. I'm not ashamed to say it, Manning and Marvin Harrison made sweet fantasy football love on a weekly basis for nine seasons and it was beautiful. He passed the torch to Reggie Wayne who, at times, shared the spotlight with Dallas Clark. But nothing amazed fantasy owners more than how he boosted the fantasy value of guys like Pierre Garcon, Jacob Tamme and Austin Collie when t...
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