Found February 01, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
Whoever thought that Rob Lowe, best known for his directorial debut the night before the Democratic Convention, would be the medium to announce the end of one of the greatest players in NFL history. For Peyton Manning, the beginning of the end all started with a tweet: Rob Lowe announced on twitter roughly two weeks ago that Manning would retire, and insisted he heard it from a “damn good source”. Manning, rightfully ticked off, given that Lowe is very good friends with Colt’s owner Jim Irsay, granted Bob Kravitz of the Indy Star an interview a week later. In the interview, he said, among other things, “everybody’s walking on egg shells” at the Colts office. Jim Irsay then used a press conference scheduled to introduce the new head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, as an opportunity to take some shots at Manning. The worst of which, and overlooked by most of the mainstream press was when he claimed, “…there’s been plenty of eggshells scattered around this building by him with h...

Peyton Mannning reportedly cleared to play

Just when it sounded like Peyton Manning was going to be forced into retirement because his neck injury wasn’t healing as hoped, we hear the exact opposite. Chris Mortensen reports that Manning has been cleared by two doctors to resume his playing career. Mort says the doctor who performed Manning’s neck fusion surgery, and the Colts team neurosurgeon have both cleared Peyton...

Peyton Manning drama a super subplot to big game

I Welcome to Super Bowl XLVI, home of the $16 hamburger and $4 cup of coffee. And a couple thousand dollars for a ticket to the game, if you’re still flush Sunday.

Docs clear Peyton Manning

INDIANAPOLIS — Peyton Manning has reportedly been given medical clearance to play.

Manning's 1st QB coach hired as Colts OC

The Indianapolis Colts have continued the rebuilding of their coaching staff by bringing back Peyton Manning's first NFL quarterbacks coach.

Colts' Manning says he has no plans to retire

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning says he has no plans to retire and that his recovery from neck surgery is on schedule.

Peyton Manning not done playing yet

Super Bowl notes: The four-time NFL MVP told a group of reporters in Indianapolis Tuesday he doesn't plan to stop playing and added that his recovery from a third neck surgery continues to be on schedule.

Peyton: Recovery on schedule

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning says he has no plans to retire and that his recovery from neck surgery is on schedule.

Colts with a future in TV

Paul Kuharsky points out an Esquire list of NFL players who have a bright future as television analysts. Peyton Manning brings home the trophy but Jeff Saturday is right behind him: 2) Jeff Saturday -- From the story: “Surprisingly, the lockout actually helped some guys. As the voice of the players union, he came off as smart, thoughtful, and very likeable. There's a lot...

Peyton Manning Expects to be Cleared to Play in 2012

During an interview with Trey Wingo of ESPN, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning indicated that he expects to be medically cleared to play in the 2012 NFL season. “Everything looks good…that I’ll be cleared and ready to go,” said Manning. Manning told Wingo that he’s is encouraged by his progress so far. “Doctors & I have been in good, constant communication...

Irsay delays decision on Manning’s future

Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay said Wednesday he will monitor Peyton Manning's recovery from Sept. 8 neck surgery over the next month and might wait until the last possible moment to determine whether t

Report: Fitzgerald, Manning to have dinner in Indy

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on January 22 that the Arizona Cardinals have “real interest” in quarterback Peyton Manning, who is expected to become a free agent when the Colts decline his $28 million roster bonus before March 8. Schefter was adamant that Manning will be pursued by Arizona. Larry Fitzgerald is making Schefter look good.…

Irsay hopes to halt Manning talk during Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Colts owner Jim Irsay says it's time to focus on the Super Bowl -- not Peyton Manning's future plans.Irsay told reporters Monday that he wouldn't discuss the public spat that erupted last week and threatened to overshadow Indianapolis' first Super Bowl, and he wouldn't discuss a deadline ...

Irsay planning to take time on Manning decision

Jim Irsay is putting the Peyton Manning decision on hold.

Peyton’s Place

Looks like my time is up in Indy T...   Super Bowl XLVI is quickly approaching as Tom Brady and Eli Manning are preparing for the big game in Indy, another story is casting a shadow.  Lucas Oil stadium could be the house that Peyton built, as the ultra talented QB has made the Colts a perennial contender in the AFC and led them to a Super Bowl victory.  Jim Irsay and Peyton...
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