Found May 16, 2014 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Peyton Manning
TEAMS: Denver Broncos
Demonstrating that he truly understands the concept about how it is important to play up to an audience’s interests and beliefs when giving a speech, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning promised a crowd in Omaha that he will continue to use the city’s name during his pre-snap line calls. Speaking at the B’nai B’rith sports […] The post Peyton Manning assures Omaha crowd he’ll still use city’s name in line calls (vid) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

WATCH: Peyton Manning tosses footballs during UVA graduation

Peyton Manning may be a vaunted Tennessee alumnus, but he does have some connection to the University of Virginia—his wife is a 1997 graduate of the school. Manning gave a very entertaining speech during UVA’s Valedictory Exercises today. He opened the speech talking about the experiences he had when he visited the school as an undergrad, including a quip about how he jokes with...

Peyton Manning sticking with 'Omaha' at line of scrimmage (Video)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said during a speech at the Omaha Charity Sports Banquet on Thursday night that he will be sticking with the word "Omaha" at the line of scrimmage for the upcoming season."I can't tell you how many people come up to me daily and have a suggestion for a new word that I should use in the offense. They have a city, a state...

Who is the soul of the Denver Broncos?

Who is the soul of this Broncos team? I know Peyton Manning is the face of the team, but he’s not the soul. To be the soul, you have to be a Bronco through and through. The soul of the team lives and dies for the Mile High City, and the Mile High City lives and dies for them. Now, I’m not saying that Manning doesn’t mean everything to the Bronco community, but Bronco fans would...

Peyton Throws Passes During UVA Graduation Speech (Video)

  Peyton Manning get around on the speech circuit. Here he is giving the commencement speech at the University of Virginia. He also spiced up the speech by throwing some passes to the graduating seniors. This is probably a moment these new grads will never forget. [College Spun]

Broncos' Manning tosses wisdom, footballs to Virginia seniors

Peyton Manning gave a speech Saturday to University of Virginia seniors on the day before graduation ceremonies, throwing out some wise words -- and a few pigskins -- in the process.

Peyton and Omaha continue their relationship

The expression “OMAHA” became a bit of a national phenomenon last year when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was audibly heard using it during NFL games. A historically common expression used by signal callers while calling an audible at the line of scrimmage, it took off on a national level during the Broncos’ Super Bowl run through the playoffs. With the expanded...

Peyton Manning Tosses Passes With UVA Graduates During Speech

Peyton Manning gave a fantastic commencement speech at UVA's graduation, even tossing passes with graduates during it.

Top 5: Dates for Denver Broncos fans to look forward to

Football season is slowly coming. The NFL is an all-year kind of business but there is some down time. Now that the draft is over and teams are in the process of signing picks, there are dates for fans of the Denver Broncos to mark on their calendar. Here are the five best: 5. May 16-18 – Rookie camp This weekend will be the first time the new Broncos hit the field. Some other...

Wes Welker says he won’t repay Churchill Downs

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker went on NBC’s Dan Patrick Show and said he will not be returning the winnings Churchill Downs is claiming he owes back to them. “Yeah, get in line,” Welker said. “…I’ve heard about that. I’ve never heard of it actually happening, and supposedly my group got that. But we had no clue. They could have under-paid us and we wouldn’t...

Giants quarterback Eli Manning feels 100% despite what trainers say

New York Giants' Eli Manning was supposed to be out all spring this season.  After undergoing ankle surgery on April 10th of this year, Manning seem as healthy as ever despite using an ankle boot towards the beginning of the Giants' OTAs.  Earlier this month, it was reported that Manning was feeling great and had already had been doing some running drills with the team...

Report: Churchill Downs wants $15k back from Wes Welker

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker handed out $100 bills after a big win at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month.  But according to TMZ, Churchhill Downs overpaid Welker nearly $15,000. From TMZ: Here’s what we know … Wes personally placed a number of bets on the Derby on May 3rd — AND HIT BIG. Sources tell us Welker sent a friend to collect his winnings — and that...

Cream of the Crop in Fantasy Football

Now that the 2014 NFL draft is finally over, it’s time to zone in and  focus on the NFL season. Football fans are looking forward to fantasy football this year. Here are the Top 5 fantasy football rankings at each position for the 2014 NFL season: Quarterbacks: Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos) Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay […] The post Cream of the Crop in Fantasy Football appeared...

Breaking Down the Denver Broncos 2014 NFL Draft Class

The Denver Broncos are in win now mode.  Can you blame them?  Peyton Manning is their shot at a Super Bowl and he's 38 years old so time is ticking. It's clear to the world that the Denver Broncos do believe this as they went out this offseason and signed wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, defensive end Demarcus Ware, cornerback Aqib Talib, and safety T.J. Ward, all to big...

Down ‘nd Out

The Bruins will have a long time to dwell on their Game 7 loss to Montreal. They simply didn’t show up. In a Game 7. On their home ice. How the hell, why the hell…what the hell?! With the sense of urgency cranked to the max (at least in the minds of Bruins fans), the black and gold crapped their pants, soiling themselves like Peyton Manning once the calendar turns to January...
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